• sharon sharon
    January 24, 2012
    I'm 77 lbs overweight. I have RA and it's hard sometimes to get moving. I need some menu ideas and exercise plans for me to lose the weight. Any suggestions?
    sharon sharon
    January 24, 2012

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  • My Bariatric Life
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    January 28, 2012
    My Bariatric Life
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    January 24, 2012

    Please join me on a 21-Day Total Body Transformation Challenge!

     

    Mark Sisson is a health and fitness expert and developed the Total Body Transformation based on: 1. Learning the eight key concepts for living the Primal Lifestyle 2. Taking five action items to reprogram your genes 3. Embarking upon a 21-day challenge. I am going to start next week! Please join me by writing your commitment in the comments here: http://www.healthcentral.com/diet-exercise/c/question/276918/149752! We'll get fit together! You can learn more about the Primal BluePrint on MarksDailyApple.com. There are a lot of great resources for weight loss and exercise on the site, too! Like free downloads of the Primal BluePrint Fitness ebook and Introduction to The Primal BluePrint. And, of course, you can order The Primal BluePrint 21-Day Total Body Transformation book on the site. -- My Bariatric Life

    • sharon
      January 30, 2012
      sharon
      January 30, 2012

      I just ordered 3 books - 21 Day Total Body Transformation, a cookbook and the Primal Blueprint book.  I should receive in a couple of days.  I plan to read and get as much information as possible to start it next week.  I have a co-worker that has done this diet and has been very successful on it.  Keep me informed on how you do on the diet.

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    • My Bariatric Life
      January 31, 2012
      My Bariatric Life
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      January 31, 2012

      Sharon, I am so happy to hear you taking charge of your health. I have the three books, as well. I have been following a grain-free, mostly organic diet for a while so the primal way of eating is not as drastic a change for me as it may be for others who are still eating the SAD (standard American diet). Still, his plan is more restrictive/disciplined than I have been, so it will be a challenge... especially some of the recommended lifestyle changes (like stress free time, technology-free time) that I know are essential for good health but which are difficult for me to make. I do look forward to making these changes, though!!!

       

      As you may have guessed from my avatar, I had weight-loss surgery (years ago). I want to share with you some additional infromation that may be helpful. The primal way of eating is very similar to the "ideal bariatric meal." This "bariatric meal" is representative of the way that gastric bypass patients are suppossed ot eat for the rest of their lives in order to maintain their weight loss. Although not all of the information will apply to you, I thought that there might be a few nuggets in the sharepost that I worte on the topic, "The Tools I Use: Pouch Rules for Dummies." You can read it here, if you like: http://www.healthcentral.com/obesity/c/276918/139125/bariatric-tools Please be sure to click the link in the sahrepost to read the Pouch Rules for Dummies Guide, which has lots of good information (again not all will be applicable to you). When I went back to following the pouch rules, I lost 20lbs almost effortlessly.

       

      Good luck and please keep me posted of your progress! BTW, I will be posting about my progress on HealthCentral. My first sharepost is here, if you'd like to read it: http://www.healthcentral.com/obesity/c/276918/149743/transformation?ic=8001   

       

      Good luck, again! MBL

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