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I'm sometimes at 650, sometimes at 900.

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I eat around 1,200 calories. I think everyone should eat what they want, but there are some potential dangers with very-low-calorie diets like gall-stones and loss of mental function. I know I can lose weight at 1,200 calories a day, it will be a bit slower, but there are some health benefits and I feel better. Again, I think everyone should talk to a dietitian and eat the calories they think will work best for them. All bodies are different. Check out this WebMD article.

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I'm 7.5 months out, and at 900/day...but I'm working my way up to find my maintenance calorie level.

(When I was in the losing phase though, I was like 500-650)

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I'm still pretty low - around 600-800, but that's because I still get sick when i eat just about anything. Just last week I was super excited to be able to eat a meal I had been able to eat 2 months after surgery before my body betrayed me (I was able to eat an egg and a small veggie sausage 2 months out, by 3 I was so sick I couldn't stomach 1/2 an egg). So, y'know, progress, I guess.

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I eat around 1,200 calories. I think everyone should eat what they want, but there are some potential dangers with very-low-calorie diets like gall-stones and loss of mental function. I know I can lose weight at 1,200 calories a day, it will be a bit slower, but there are some health benefits and I feel better. Again, I think everyone should talk to a dietitian and eat the calories they think will work best for them. All bodies are different. Check out this WebMD article.
Thank you. Yea I'm still losing so I feel like I'm ok

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I'm still pretty low - around 600-800, but that's because I still get sick when i eat just about anything. Just last week I was super excited to be able to eat a meal I had been able to eat 2 months after surgery before my body betrayed me (I was able to eat an egg and a small veggie sausage 2 months out, by 3 I was so sick I couldn't stomach 1/2 an egg). So, y'know, progress, I guess.
I was the same way then boom I could eat more

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On 06/13/2019 at 22:39, lynnash232323 said:

I was the same way then boom I could eat more

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That’s good to know. Because even though it’s getting better, it’s getting old.

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I am 7.5 months and eat about 700 calories/day. I don't track anymore because I eat virtually the same thing every single day so there wasn't really any use in it - but it averaged 600-700 religiously. Supposed to get to 1000 or 1100 by 12 months. Eh.

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