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About Krestel

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  • Birthday July 5

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    Stockholm, Sweden

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  1. One year surgiversary and feeling GREAT! Best thing I ever did in my life.

    1. Lily66


      CONGRATULATIONS, KRESTEL! SO Happy for YOU and SO MOTIVATING for US to hear it!! 😀

  2. The new teaching job is gonna be so stressful when I start in August. I can already feel my stress levels rising when Im substitute treaching. But I cant let that affect my weight!

  3. Krestel

    Foods to gain weight?

    Hehe, yeah. I think ive had at max a half cup. When i look back I ate way to many of them without really being aware of how many calories I was snarfing down.
  4. I just cant focus or find anything that I want to do until I finish it.

  5. Krestel

    Foods to gain weight?

    Isnt that also pork rinds?
  6. Krestel

    Foods to gain weight?

    Omg, just nuts along with get you gaining weight again. A cup of peanuts has 830 calories!
  7. Krestel


    I would really talk to your doctor about help. It sounds like your food "intolerances" are affecting your weight and satiation. The key is having a diet heavy on proteins and low on carbs. Carbs will only spur on blood sugar problems. So if ur having problems with proteins, that could explain it. Have you tried protein shakes?
  8. RNY bypass...i wanted dumping. I figured it was the most direct way to discourage my bad behavior.
  9. Almost 1 year out and 130 lbs down... Not to scare anyone, but I wish I knew how INCREDIBLY painful the gas pains were (even though they are totally benign). They hurt like a MF! I missunderstood and thought that it was more like stomach gas and was not prepared for the damn nerve pain in my shoulder. So the post surgery recovery was HORRID...like it is for everyone. Mine lasted about 10 days. BUT in all that was the ONLY thing that I had problems with. Everything else has been like I thought it was going to be with only a very few teeny minor issues that I dont care about anyhow. Ive had dumping and poo problems, but I would take those any day of the week for how I feel in my "new" body. My dogs love me more than ever now that we can do longer and longer walks. No regrets!
  10. Krestel

    Today's major NSV

    I am sooooooooo impressed! I can just hear in the background, "Climb every mountain," from The Sound of Music. hehe...You go!
  11. Ive been drinking lots of water as well and it seems to affect my "full feeling". Im gonna try to cut down on contantly drinking and see if that solves anything.
  12. Krestel

    Weight Stall 1month AHHH!

    Maybe try setting other goals that you have more control over than the scale for the next 2-3 weeks? For example when my weight wasnt moving, I upped my walking from 45 mins to 130 mins for a while. Then when I had gotten back to the scale, things had sorted themselved out. Also as long as I kept up my end of the goal, I felt that I had done the best that I could. (Obviously, I was still keeping my calories in check.)
  13. Krestel

    Post Op Weight Gain

    Dont forget that muscle weighs more than fat. Try using a tape measure to see what the real deal is going on in that case. Im sure you thought of this before but it never hurts to be reminded.
  14. Krestel

    Weight gain

    Try food journaling by just writing down what you eat and when. If it keeps happening, then start counting calories again. Sometimes, we arnt all that honest with ourselves when we eat and how much. (honest) Journaling just makes us aware of it all.
  15. Krestel

    Foods and dumping syndrome

    From what Ive heard, it's rather unusual for sleeve peeps but not unheard of. For us RNY it's par for course. Ive got a pouch if steel and still manage to dump. It is not the most pleasant thing in the world, and when it happens after some cafeteria lunch at work, I absolutely hate it.