This liquid diet is killing me


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6 minutes ago, theresa_86 said:

How do you guys do it with out cheating!?

My four weeks leading in to October 12th is like this. This is the dietitian's guideline.

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So today (Monday 25th Sept) is Day 12 of my program.

My saviours have been:

** "any low starch green vegetables". This is code for a stir fry of zucchini, wilted baby spinach, green capsicum (bell pepper), celery, bok choy, choy sum, etc. ... I rapidly heat these then add a dash of lemon/lime juice and a squirt of white vinegar.

** diet or diabetic jellies (jellos)

These two allowable extras are helpful for me.

I've also had a few peppermint and spearmint teas (although I am very much NOT a tea drinker). I've even done bonox and vegemite in boiling Water as a drink.

I still have the Soups up my sleeve. I might go there this week ... just to be different.

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HAVE I CHEATED?

Yes.

1. At the pub for trivia, I had diet ginger beer soft-drink (soda) both Sundays.

2. I had a slice of bread one evening.

3. I have been having a third serve of fruit most (but not all) days.

4. Twice, I added some sliced mushrooms to my stir fries.

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KEEP YOUR EYES ON THE PRIZE!!! Try to put it like this...I want to be successful!! Remember why you are doing this!! You can do this. Don't cheat, do you know who you are hurting? Just YOU!!! You've got this my freind!!

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3 hours ago, theresa_86 said:

I'm day three of 2 weeks. I'm about to go crazy! How do you guys do it with out cheating!?!? I'm praying I can make it without doing that.

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It's kicking my ass too. I still have to cook dinner for my son and I get tremendously depressed and cry afterwards. I just keep telling myself that to get thru it is to go thru it. I went to Whole Foods today and filled a small bowl with juice from collard greens cooked with ham (my southern bred family call greens juice pot liquor), a bowl of baked chicken drippings, and broth from their chicken noodle Soup. It helps to change up but this 7 week liquid this is still a BEERYAUCH!

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Your diet is way better than mine was.

3 cups of skim milk mixed with 3 scoops of Protein Powder. For the day. For 4 weeks.

Yeah. It sucked.

6 months postop and I've lost 90lbs. Couldn't be happier. Preop misery is a distant memory...

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If you are constantly getting some type of Protein in, and Fiber as well, you should not experience hunger. I made sure that every 2 hours or so, I was eating or drinking something. I never got hungry. Before cooking meals, I had a Protein Shake. I then would not be hungry when dinner or Breakfast (on weekends) was ready.

I did a 2 week liquid diet even though I only had to do 1 week. I lost 25 pounds during this time, because I was determined to make it work. My advice would be to get your mind right. This is for you, and there is a light at the end of the tunnel. You've just got to look for it. We've tried and failed at every diet we've ever tried our entire lives. This tool is worth the trouble and hardships, because it tips the balance in our favor.

It may sound crazy, but self-talk works wonders. Everyday, wake up and look into the mirror. Tell yourself that you are beautiful...That you will work hard to achieve your goals that day.....That you are worth happiness.....That you are going to SUCCEED!

It will happen for you. Good luck on your journey!!

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@DropWt4Life You have such an awesome outlook and attitude! Congrats on your success and can't wait to watch the completion of your transformation!

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It's kicking my ass too. I still have to cook dinner for my son and I get tremendously depressed and cry afterwards. I just keep telling myself that to get thru it is to go thru it. I went to Whole Foods today and filled a small bowl with juice from collard greens cooked with ham (my southern bred family call greens juice pot liquor), a bowl of baked chicken drippings, and broth from their chicken noodle soup. It helps to change up but this 7 week liquid this is still a BEEEYAUCH!

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