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How Do I Stop Emotional Eating?

How Do I Stop Emotional Eating?

I eat when I am bored, I eat when I am tired, I eat when I am frustrated. I am constantly eating for reasons other than hunger. How do I stop? It's like it just slips under my radar and next thing I know, I have polished off a whole pie, or cookies or bag of potato chips.

A MyObesityTeam Member said:

Grammie,I’m interested in which scriptures?Which is your favorite food related verse?

posted 3 months ago

What’s The Easiest Excersise To Do When You Hate Exercise And Get Worn Out Easily

What’s The Easiest Excersise To Do When You Hate Exercise And Get Worn Out Easily

I can’t walk up a flit or stairs or my best attempt at jogging for mere seconds without being out of breath

A MyObesityTeam Member said:

Do a weight lifting.

posted 8 months ago

Has Anyone Else Gained Bsck Some Weight After Gastric Bypass Surgery I Had It Three Years Ago Gained Back 30 Pounds

Has Anyone Else Gained Bsck Some Weight After Gastric Bypass Surgery I Had It Three Years Ago Gained Back 30 Pounds

what can i do to keep weight off ive just started all fruits exercising everyday walking what else

A MyObesityTeam Member said:

Sorry to hear about your bad experience. Now I am conflicted if I want surgery, I have been told I am a good candidate.

posted about 1 month ago

Weight Loss Surgery

Weight Loss Surgery

Has anyone had the lap band? I'm going to a seminar for it next month. Still on the fence but willing to look into it.

A MyObesityTeam Member said:

Yes I had the lap band in 2013 it failed so I had to get revision to gastric bypass surgery

posted about 2 years ago

Calorie Foundation

Calorie Foundation

Just joined the group. I'm 560 pounds, and miserable. 6 feet tall and, very poor, movement walking. Trying to find a, calorie foundation. Some say, (Phone number can only be seen by MyObesityTeam users). Heck I don't know where to, start. Have, lost, so much from this., Sex, life, bad now. Still have good blood flow,but to much mass. Hurt bad, to the sleep. Need, some support and wisdom.

A MyObesityTeam Member said:

I am jumping in today. It would be encouraging if I knew how your progress going. Hope to see an update.

posted 9 months ago

What Is Everyone's Take Or Opinions On Sex And Obesity?

What Is Everyone's Take Or Opinions On Sex And Obesity?

A MyObesityTeam Member said:

Find a postion that works first but also bring back foreplay and double it lol

posted over 3 years ago

Does Anyone Else Really Want To Eat At Night? I Know It’s Out Of Boredom.

Does Anyone Else Really Want To Eat At Night? I Know It’s Out Of Boredom.

A MyObesityTeam Member said:

Evening is the worst! I know it's mostly habit. Eating in front of the tv.

I really need to switch to herbal tea or something.

posted almost 3 years ago

Does Anyone Use Sweeteners And If So,, Have You Had Any Side Effects From Them? Opinions Are Welcome As Well.

Does Anyone Use Sweeteners And If So,, Have You Had Any Side Effects From Them? Opinions Are Welcome As Well.

I started using sweeteners in the past year and not sure how good they are for us. What kind is the best and which are the worse? I use Stevia or Trivia.

A MyObesityTeam Member said:

I use Equal, but I don't know the side effects if any. I hear that none of it is really good for you?

posted over 3 years ago

What Is Everybody's Thoughts On Dairy Products?

What Is Everybody's Thoughts On Dairy Products?

Some people say dairy products like cheese, yogurt and cottage cheese are healthy. Others say it's too much fat. Any thoughts on this?

A MyObesityTeam Member said:

there is fat free products in dairy products. Use in moderation and it should be okay

posted over 4 years ago

Does Anyone Else Here Have Arthritis In Their Back And Knees? If So, What Treatments Have Worked For You?

Does Anyone Else Here Have Arthritis In Their Back And Knees? If So, What Treatments Have Worked For You?

I have arthritis in my back that has been treated with injections. I've even had the nerve endings in the L3-L5 region in my back burned and had a cortisol shot in my s1 region. The swelling is gone, but not the pain. My knees have been left untreated. The pain gets unbearable at times, but my doctor only says lose weight. I've told her several times that I'm usually an active person, but pain makes me not want to be active. I need relief. Any suggestions. I've already considered… read more

A MyObesityTeam Member said:

Does anyone know of a orthopedic surgeon in Michigan who would be willing to do a knee replacement on an obese person? I am desperate! This pain and immobility is affecting every aspect of my life… read more

posted about 1 month ago
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