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I am usually hungry right after I wake up lol.

It's been same before and even now post Surgery. I am back to my hunger signals. So yeh, I have to have something within an hour of getting up since I am most hungry at this time of the day.

So Breakfast definitely is important for my body.

As others have mentioned, whatever works for ya.

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I have Breakfast much later now - around 9am. Not hungry before then. Before surgery, I could never eat a bowl of rolled oats for breakfast- too heavy & I often then felt hungry for the rest of the day. Now I love my porridge & it keeps me happy for 3 hours.

I remember one of the anti breakfast stories said skipping breakfast would help with weight loss or maintaining your weight. I remember because I spent many years not eating breakfast & it never helped me maintain or lose weight at all. I gained every year doing that.

Mmmm??? I wonder if the anti breakfast position is really just against those big heavy full breakfast fry ups, waffles or pancakes stacks drizzled with sugar laden maple Syrup, cream, whipped butter, etc. style breakfasts???

But as I say all the time, you just have to discover what works for you whether that is eating breakfast or not. All because I do & it works for me doesn’t mean it will work for you.

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14 hours ago, MistySkye said:

Breakfast is a must for me. …more so after surgery, because I need to eat when I take my Vitamins. (Only time I have had nausea - is when I took my Vitamins and didn’t eat)

pre-surgery - if I skipped Breakfast, I ate more throughout the rest of the day.

Yes, vitamins make me nauseous too if I don't take them on a full stomach.

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4 minutes ago, GradyCat said:

Yes, Vitamins make me nauseous too if I don't take them on a full stomach.

Me too, but I take them at night so I have a snack then. It's easier for me to remember them at night and then if I am nauseous I usually just fall asleep.

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18 hours ago, MistySkye said:

because I need to eat when I take my Vitamins. (Only time I have had nausea - is when I took my Vitamins and didn’t eat)

Ahhh this just reminded me…back when i was still taking vitamins, i too would get nauseous if i took them on an empty stomach…so i started burying them in a tbsp of greek yogurt. Worked well for me.

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