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Managing Your Sleeve Through The Holidays!


Kayla
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Okay so we have finally made it through the two HUGE eating holidays of the year!! Why do they have to be back to back??? Anyways I would love to here how everyone did managing their sleeves through the holidays?? Maybe even some recipes that you have modified to work for your sleeve??

I will start off by saying my main focus through the holidays has still been on getting all of my protien. I have finally started getting my Hair loss under control and I don't want to back slide now. Even though I have super thick hair I can definitely tell a difference in the thickness!! As far as Thanksgiving and Christmas Dinners go though I am pretty picky....I don't eat pork because I think its gross so the fatty ham at Christmas was easy to resist. My dinner plate consisted of 4 Cubes of Cheddar cheese, a bite size Quiche, and two deviled eggs. Thanksgiving was the hardest for me because I am the designated Green Bean Casserole maker in the family and I don't make it traditional and by that I mean the mushroom Soup is replaced with Velveeta there is bacon and ham instead of fried onions about a pound of shredded cheese on top!! Before my surgery I could really eat some of this green bean casserole I tried on Thanksgiving and my Sleeve didn't like it I also have a really hard time with poultry mainly because I don't eat dark meat and we all know that white meat can be a little on the dry side especially when my Papa forgets to turn the oven down until and does it an hour later(God I love that man) I was able to put some gravy on it and stomach it a little but the gravy was fatty and caused me to have a horrible Gallbladder attack. Thank God that came out last Monday =D I haven't tried modifying any recipes yet my Dad's wife did modify the traditional pumpkin for me on Thanksgiving and made a sugar free Pumpkin Mousse I will get the recipe from her and post it!! This was AMAZING!!! Look forward to reading your posts!

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