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Or like me: I'm *baking* things I'd only bake once a year (and sampling) simply because I'm so taken with this new realm of possibilities. It's definitely hurting my nutrition intake! It's fun for me to experiment but not good on lowering body fat!
Welcome! It does get easier. Stay away from a lot of specialty products if you are trying to lose. They can be very high calorie and not much nutrition.
I just found out in mid January.
The GOOD news is you'll start feeling BETTER. The other good news is clean eating (minus a bunch of grains) is the answer: vegetables (mostly, you may find you react to some, like I react to corn as well), fruits, meats, fish, poultry, eggs are all good. I'm sensitive to dairy as well but not everybody is.
You're going to read a BUNCH of info over the next couple of weeks and it'll start sticking :)
Welcome to the team.
to the Team!
don't think this is going to be hard, look at the good side. You can say now to sweets! A new form of self control, embrace it and you will succeed!!
Remember the saying, "How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time."
The first while was absolutely overwhelming for me. If it weren't for all the support and information I found online, I never would have been able to make the switch. I was told to try it in the early 90's and failed miserably - mostly because I couldn't figure out what to do. In 2009, I switched. And have been successful. Whenever I have a question, or want to know something, I go online and google. I also have learned to simply contact manufacturers. It has helped so much.
And I can tell you, I started to feel better almost instantly.
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You can only dream of tomorrow.
The only day you can change is today.
What are you going to do today to reach your goals of tomorrow?
It's supposed to be hard. If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it. The hard is what makes it GREAT
Go little Turtle Go!
My husband was diagnosed a little over a year ago. I remember all too well how confusing and frustrating the gluten free diet was at first. We eat differently than we did but it is just more emphasis on whole foods which are better for us any way. Having a support group really helps. We have a celiac support group in town and this site is also a great resource.
got my test results back last week.... its official.... i am now on a gluten free diet..... went through cupboards yesterday made one mine.... it is so confusing... can have one brand of this but not of that.....
also had lapband 3 years ago... so need to be a lap band gluten free diet.... and i still want to lose my last 10 pounds...... this is gonna be so hard....
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maintaining between 141 and 145 with a 100# loss
April 20th Cadillac Young Life Spring thaw in Lake City time 34:40
April 27th Harrison 5k time 31:21
May 30 Memorial Day Cadillac Rotary time 36:54 for 3.7 miles
June 8th Cadillac Diaper Dash 30:37
STILL TO GO
July 4th Lake city 5k
July 6th Festival of races 5k in Traverse City
August 3rd Marion 5