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Typical Daily Calories & high & low  

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  1. 1. What is your Typical Daily Calories

  2. 2. Lowest cals you will do in a day

  3. 3. Highest cals in a day

    • not usually over 1000
    • not usually over 1200
    • not usually over 1500
    • not usually over 1700
    • not usually over 1900
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    • i have gone over 2000
    • i haev gone over 2500


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Typical day

I was sleeved back in 2/25/13

Edited by Evolving

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I don't track calories.

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1800, up to 2200 depending on type and length of exercise for the day. Sleeved on 7-4-2012.

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I'm impressed. How are people getting in that much? I was lucky to get 800 or so today (ok I'm sick but still) but that is a rough estimate. I thought we would only get in 1000 at the most? That's what I've heard but if I'm wrong I need to know to correct it so I pass on right info.

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I am out a ways in maintenance mode and this amount of calories of 1800 stabilizes my weight at goal weight of 180 for height 5'11" per the activities I do during the week (about 1 hour a day). The key is to eat a small amount every few hours, focusing on Protein and good carbs. Start early when you rise and end when you go to bed. Every 3 hours is also when I get hungry so don't have any hunger issues. Since insulin levels are well balanced due to timing and clean quality of food, I never get the munchies or anything of that sort. It is golden. I hit this calorie amount of 1800 at around 1 year post op. At 6 months I was eating 600-800. At 3 months, 400-600. At one month, 300-500.

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I am 16 months out and I eat between 1,200 and 1,400 good calories a day. I am maintaining right now. If I gain more than my 2lb bounce I cut back to about 1,000 a day. I really don't want to go lower as my hair really started growing again when I upped my calories.

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I follow the 5:2 protocol. If I fast two days a week my average is 1,171 cals a day, If I fast one day a week its 1,371 a day. I can maintain on this so far. I exercise a minimum of 4 hours a week.

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Very cool to read the differences

I think I need to try the 5:2 or the 8 hr one--- hmmm can they be combined...? Anyone try that- I'm sure it would be great results

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Actually, I have never reached 1000 calories in a day. I aim for around 600 calories a day, but I'm more concerned with getting my Protein in than my calorie count. I typically am exercising a lot. 10,000 steps a day plus three Water aerobics calsses a week and three enhanced fitness classes a week.I have just recently upped my calories from 500 to 600. I'm 20 weeks post-op.

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This is an interesting topic. I currently get in between 900 and 1000 calories a day. I am seven months post op.

I have been told not to focus on calories but focus on a minimum of 70grams of Protein. 1 gram for every inch I am tall.

I know my calorie intake only because I use myfitnesspal to track daily. On occasion I will hit 1100 calories but it is rare.

I am wondering if the comment that loseitsoon made is true about hair loss. My hair is coming out worse than ever and pretty soon I won't have any left. All of my labs which I had done 3 weeks ago were perfect. Will using my Protein or calories even higher help with that?

Also, I still have 50lbs to go so I don't want to sabotage my plan.

Thoughts?

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Don't have a clue...stopped counting calories 3 months after surgery, and focused on healthy foods and small portions,

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