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Does anyone weigh and/or measure their food? I don't, I eat until I decide that it is probably enough, then stop. I have lost almost 91 pounds.

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I think the question really is... who doesn't! Mr. Redmaxx... you are a rare bird I bet...

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Interesting. To me it is strange to weigh/measure your food. Thanks for the response.

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Depends on what it is. I tend to measure things like Cereal and milk until I can judge how much is a serving (3/4 cup, 1/2 cup, etc). I rarely measure meat as I pretty much can only eat 3 - 4 oz tops before I get full. I think it's good to measure once in a while to make sure you are staying within your Nutritionist's guidelines because I can definitely eat way more at 6 months than I could at 3 months. Don't want to stray too far off the norm.

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If I don't measure my food I overeat and then I'm miserable. My head still thinks it is smarter than my stomach.

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I did in the beginning, I'm now 18 months out and have a good feel for how much I need/am eating.

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I'm a cheese freak so I bought a scale to measure my meats and cheeses. It is a habit I am still working on.

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1 hour ago, Redmaxx said:

Does anyone weigh and/or measure their food? I don't, I eat until I decide that it is probably enough, then stop. I have lost almost 91 pounds.

That's really how it should be, in my opinion. I have not bought a scale or anything. It's time to listen, really listen, to the body for me.

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Over two years out and I still weigh everything. Either by weight or volume depending on type of food. I also log every bite and keep it in spreadsheet form. I can keep track of my weight trends compared to my macros that way.

For me, it is the only way to be accountable.

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I've lost and kept off 140 pounds since April 8th, 2014. The only weigh (I didn't misspell this word lol) I could do this is/was by weighing my food. It's so very easy to go over 4 ounces because that's not much food to start with! I don't know how you had the same surgery I did and you aren't weighing your food.

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I sometimes will weigh my food. I do it more when I am cooking my own meals or having home made food. I find that outside food, I eat until I feel that first pressure (10 small bites). Then I am done.

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I weigh everything that goes into my mouth unless the packaging is less than my max and has the weight on it.

I gained this weight by not controlling what I eat, I'm using this time to build tools to sustain this in the long run.

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14 hours ago, jjanowitz said:

I've lost and kept off 140 pounds since April 8th, 2014. The only weigh (I didn't misspell this word lol) I could do this is/was by weighing my food. It's so very easy to go over 4 ounces because that's not much food to start with! I don't know how you had the same surgery I did and you aren't weighing your food.

I just eat and when I feel that I don't need anymore I stop. I have never felt full since the surgery.

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2 hours ago, Meryline said:

I weigh everything that goes into my mouth unless the packaging is less than my max and has the weight on it.

I gained this weight by not controlling what I eat, I'm using this time to build tools to sustain this in the long run.

Most of my weight gain was due to medical conditions/medication. Don't get me wrong, when I feel bored I still want to snack/graze but I now go for a walk and it seems to take away the boredom/hunger.

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I weigh everything so that it's easier to track my Protein, carbs, calories, etc. I still listen to my stomach regardless.

Just because there's 2 oz. of meat on my plate doesn't mean that it's a guarantee that I'll eat all of it. Or if I think I can eat more, I will weigh out another ounce to make sure that I'm not going over the 3 oz. meat limit that my NUT has set for me.

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