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Linda Tracking Day 6-7

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Hey All,

So, here's how my Lap band hypnosis is going. I have not felt well for two days. Not the flu just listless. I had not slept well for 3 solid nights. All I wanted to do was sleep during the day. emoticon

Okay, I still tracked food, did bed exercises, drank my water - even extra. emoticon

For My BL Lime Team weigh in today I have a 2 lb. loss for the week. That's really good for me. My big thing is keeping the protein grams up. Thanks to the turkey breast I baked, I can slice off some and use it in so many wasy. emoticon

I'm happy. There are still 3 more lap band hypnosis sessions to do. I will try to get one scheduled for today.

Snow and Ice here in N. Alabama. emoticon

Have a great day everyone.


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JIBBIE49 1/18/2013 1:05PM

    Hope u feel better soon.

If you can't sleep at night, NEVER sleep during the day. Stay up. Then at night wear a sleep mask to make the room dark. DON'T get up and turn on the lights, TV or music. Stay in bed even if you are awake all night. As long as you are in the bed, IF you do fall asleep you will be IN THE BED.

(These are things my brother learned from a Sleep physician, when he couldn't sleep from anxiety disorder.)

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Linda Tracking Day 5

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

I'm still hanging in there with the lapband hypnosis. I'm putting my food on a saucer and wind up eating only half of that.

I'm chewing, chewing, chewing as someone suggested

780 cal.
30 stg. (that 100 i posted y'day was soooo wrong emoticon )
30 cardio
87 protein
64 oz water
? carbs

This is great fun! emoticon

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Linda Tracking Day 4

Sunday, January 13, 2013

1330 calories
97 protein
64oz water
60 cardio
100 stg

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MUSICTEX 1/13/2013 11:37PM

    Looks good

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Linda Tracking Day 3

Sunday, January 13, 2013

As part of my meeting my goal to stop binging, I was to start a daily count. I'm gonna do it with this blog.

A Lovely Lime Team member has a lapband which fascinates me. Back in Spetember my DD and I went to AZ for a week of intensive study to learn to be hypnotherapist. We are working on our national certification now.

I have had 3 hypnosis sessions to have the lapband "surgery" by hypnosis. there are 6 sessions in all. I had all 3 sessions back to back over 3 days, which you probably would not do normally but my DD and I are using each other as test subjects. Kinda like lab mice - hahaha.

For the past 3 days this is what is happening:

1 - Drinking my 8 cups of water, you are to really sip and not drink.

2 - Exercise 30 min. on my stat bike daily and 10 with hand weights for strength. Today I did tons of housework instead. I would have ridden the stat bike but it got too late and I'm afraid late night exercise will keep me up.

3- I had about 600 calories for the past 3 days, each. I made a bowl of chicken salad with almonds and ate it on a bed of lettuce with ranch dressing. I wanted Ritz crackers but am trying to eat low carb. I also had a cheese stick and some pecans. I am not hungry.

4 - The hypnosis is to work on your subconscious. I won't get sick like a true lapbanded person if I eat too fast, or too much, or eat something I'm not supposed to. But I still hope to stick to this.

5 - It was such a good feeling this morning when I woke up and my mind always does....roams over what I DIDN'T DO RIGHT WITH MY DIET YESTERDAY. I had to smile when I remembered I stuck to my 'lapband' plan.

6 - I am going to bed by eleven p.m. which should help cut down on the late night eating. If I do want something, I will have some pecans and lots of water. I've cracked and shelled five gallon bags of pecans. I'm running out of places to put them. Nice problem to have, huh?

I'm hoping this will continue to work for me. Of course, I want to lose the weight so I can move out of the obese range. But I also want to help my friends who are watching to see if lapband hypnosis works for me, in the hopes that it will work for them.

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JIBBIE49 1/18/2013 1:09PM

    You have plenty of FAT to live on, so you certainly won't starve. Neither will I. emoticon

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KRZYKAT3 1/14/2013 8:51PM

    glad your plan is workng. I would be concerned over only eating 600 ca,ories a day if you are exercising. the HGC diet which is 600 calories does not let you exercise.

Look forward to more updates. if hypnodid works, would love to try it

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SHANSHE 1/13/2013 9:21PM


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    emoticon Wow, I think your "lapband" is stricter than mine. The most important above all for me is getting at least 60 grams of protein per day, even if I don't have room for anything else. If you don't get enough protein your muscles will start to break down. Are you taking vitamins and calcium also?

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SHEREE73 1/13/2013 12:33AM

    Watch out on #3, remember not eating enough calories can put your body in starvation mode. We have to look out for each other you know :) Wishing you the best! You can do it! emoticon

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CHRISCOMBS63 1/13/2013 12:10AM

  Might be a dumb question..what is Lovely Lime? Is is something with Spark People? I know about the late night eating...UGH...I've being doing a LOT of veggies, and do them at nite if I get the munchies. The hypnosis sounds interesting! Good luck, you can do it!

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Sunday, January 06, 2013

As part of my Lovely Lime Challenge for week 4, I visited the 14 Tips again. Today I like the one - Just show up. I agree with this. Sometimes itís just enough to just show up at Spark, read some of the articles Play some of the games. Post my good and workout minutes. So, Iím doing more of this.

For my article, Iím reading: Binges by IndyGirl. She says the very first bite begins the spiral to binge. It brings all the good feelings. She uses a warm cuddley blanket or hot bubble bath to make herself feel better. I think some hot chicken noodle soup might help me. I'm gonna give it a try.

Also, Overeaters says to start a Streak and mark a one on the calendar, 2 the next day, 3 and so on. I have to admit Iíve NEVER, EVER been good with streaks. That might be a good LTC challenge for my Lime Team.

Indy also says to use HALT - hungry, angry, lonely, tired - I have used those questions but think there must be another one b/c those donít always stop my bingeÖI can override anything.

On Unity Radio today I saw a program that looks good, ďIts not a Problem, Itís a PatternĒ. I think I agree with that. My patterns are what get me in trouble - like late night eating is a pattern. I have to break the pattern. I eat chocolate - buying the chocolate and bringing it home is the pattern - break that and I donít have it to binge on.

Indy also says: ďCompulsive overeating and binge eating disorder are finally being recognized as official eating disorders that can be treated just like anorexia and bulimia.Ē She recommends we talk to our docs about this.

Another thing to do is throw the food in the garbage. I have done this and then poured cooking oil on top so I wonít go back and dig it out. Better in the garbage than on my hips - right?

Indy has a binge buster list: One slice of pizza is always gonna have fewer calories than two. She says to add to the list to make it your own.

Her blog inspired me to post a few of her ideas in my blog. emoticon

Linda emoticon

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SHANSHE 1/9/2013 4:01PM

    emoticon blog!

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ARW715 1/6/2013 8:56PM

    These are great ideas!

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JUST_BE1 1/6/2013 6:31PM

  Thank you for this post, it nicely compiles various strategies to over come a binge.

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