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FeelingGroovy

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About FeelingGroovy

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    Female
  • City
    Chicago
  • State
    Illinois
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    60611
  1. I'm glad you posted this. I am also not chewing enough and eat too fast. food gets caught and then I get the slimey spit ups. haven't vomited yet..thank goodness. I need to be more concious of my food, slow down and enjoy every bite. Best of luck to you! Ally
  2. FeelingGroovy

    Just Had Surgery today

    sometimes I find drinking some water will help food pass through. The water helps soften the food in order to pass through the top of the stomach
  3. FeelingGroovy

    DIET PILLS

    Right now I am taking Phentermine as an additional tool. I take them under my Drs care and so far it has been very helpful for me.I have taken them in the past and fortunatly never had any side effects. It gives me the extra control I need as I practice new eating techniques. Good luck getting all the help you need during your weight loss journey. Ally
  4. FeelingGroovy

    The Cloths are getting looser !

    wahoo!!! congrats...keep up the good work!
  5. I need to look into this too. I also sweat a ton from my face and head.Its awful and always embarassing...especially in meetings when I am meeting new people. I also thought it was just b/c of my weight. Not glad that it happens to you but always happy to find there are others having the same issues as I do...
  6. FeelingGroovy

    any hanging sutures?

    I had one too. Not on the port insision but the smaller one next to it. My hubby snipped it off and everything was fine.
  7. FeelingGroovy

    Chicago/south suburbs doctors

    I also go to Dr Nagle at Northwestern...I like him and the staff is incredible. Kaitlin did my last fill. She is great so is the rest of the staff. Northwestern also has a lifestyle medicine group with great Drs, Nutritionists and shrinks. I like to get help from every angle...good luck to you! Ally
  8. FeelingGroovy

    SIZE "6"!!!!!

    AMAZING!!! I need to start working out...seems like a huge piece of the puzzle...CONGRATS!
  9. OMG I burp and fart ALL the time its awefull...the farts totally stink like somethind died inside...uggghhh.My hubby has been more then tollerent...haha. I have also had problems pooping. My Dr recommended taking Magnesium 2x a day and its helped. The benifiber and gummies did NOTHING!!! I also take dulcalax on the weekends so I can clean out my system. Keep trying new things and good luck!
  10. FeelingGroovy

    Need to buy new clothes

    Thanks everyone for the tips...I can't wait for some well deserved retail therapy!!!
  11. FeelingGroovy

    Need to buy new clothes

    So I'm down 30 lbs and 3 sizes...yeah me!!! So now its time to buy new clothes for summer. I can't wait! I have always hated to buy clothes but now i'm kind of excited. Maybe I'll even get a bathingsuit that's not aswim dress. So for others who have had to get new clothes, where did you shop? I don't want to spend too much money but I do need to wear nice clothes for work. lmk
  12. FeelingGroovy

    Side Bar NSV

    Get rid of the big clothes and buy yourself a few new items that fit or are a bit snug and you will get into in a few weeks. There are tons of great sales right now... I am down almost 4 sizes and jusr bought myself a few new things...yeah! You deserve it...congrats! :D :D Ally
  13. Thanks for posting. This is the inspiration I needed. I just my 2nd fill today. I have been slacking a bit lately especially last week since I was on vaca. After reading your post I have renewed energy and looking forward to continueing on this journey. Thanks and much continued success to you! Ally
  14. FeelingGroovy

    Jealous

    OMG that's fantastic...! You are doing amazing! I hope I loose that much when I am 6 mo out...keep up the great work! :D :D
  15. So yesterday was a real bad food day for me. I am a total sneak eater. The day started off right. I had Greek Yogurt for Breakfast and a protien bar for a mid AM snack. Then came the chips. They were left overs from a work meeting and somehow they ended up in my office. The left over chips (only about a 1/4 of the bag) became my lunch...and I am not even a salt craver...chips aren't my thing but there they were so I ate them. Then no afternoon snack. So then I had to go to CVS for my meds and somehow I walked out with a box of peeps and two Reeses eggs. The eggs didn't even make it home. I ate them on my walk home and felt totally ashamed since I don't really like to eat in public since I feel like a fat person eating candy and people are watching me..even though I know that's not true its the tape that plays in my head. So for dinner I made chix w/stir fried veggies and ramen noodles...I would have been sort of ok but I ate too much...and naturally I ate all the peeps before my hubby came home. I have a total marshmellow problem and that totally hit the spot for my sweet craving...uuuggghhh! At least after that all was good and today I am totally on track again. My other issue is that I am having a hard time pooping so I have been taking laxatives to empty my tummy. I had a lax problem many years ago and all those good feelings are coming back. I'm a bit nervous about that starting up again. I hope to stop the lax by increasing Fiber and using mirilax and drinking more Water but in the meantime I'm crampy and gassy...oy...not fun while I'm at work. Anyway, I just needed to share and get that off my chest...which has gone down a full cup size btw... Thanks for listening! Peace and best wishes to all! Ally
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