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Re: [IP] Re: Losing weight



Again, I send my thanks to pumpers for info...I've
been skipping breakfast, and while I lost a few pounds
at first, have held steady for a while now.  Guess
I'll go back to breakfast.  
--- email @ redacted wrote:
> That is exactly what I learned, the hard way.
> Being on the pump has made it easier to "be like
> others" so I started to 
> skip breakfast and not bolus up until lunch.
> I only skipped breakfast for six months.  What is
> interesting is that in 
> that six months, I apparently gained about 15
> pounds.
> 
> When my CDE found out I was skipping breakfast, she
> suggested I start my 
> day with maybe a hard boiled egg and some wheat
> toast with my coffee, that 
> it would up my metabolism.
> 
> I did that for four months and lost 22
> pounds......yes, by eating more 
> often.  It speeds up your metabolism is what I
> believe.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> email @ redacted
> Sent by: email @ redacted
> 08/15/2001 10:52 AM
> Please respond to IP
> 
>  
>         To:     email @ redacted
>         cc: 
>         Subject:        Re: [IP] Re: Losing weight
> 
> 
> 
> Cherry said......I never eat breakfast or lunch and
> only eat a small 
> dinner......Cherry I have to ask, did your MD tell
> you to eat like this or 
> is 
> it something you just decided to do?  One of the
> biggest misconceptions 
> about 
> losing weight is that if you try to starve yourself
> you will lose.  Well, 
> the 
> truth is the opposite.  You would actually be much
> better off if you ate 
> small meals throughout the day so that you do not
> let your body feel like 
> it 
> is starving.  Because you are starving your body it
> is going to 
> instinctively 
> hold onto all of the fat reserves to use them for
> energy as needed 
> throughout 
> the day.  But if you eat small multiple meals
> throughout the day you may 
> find 
> yourself starting to lose more weight than you are
> now.  Sort of like 
> snack, 
> but with good nutrition, throughout the day will
> allow your body to relax 
> and 
> let go of those much needed fat reserves because you
> are giving it food 
> for 
> energy.
> 
> Just a thought.  Anyone discount this or hear
> otherwise?
> 
> Sylvia
> mom to Joshua
>
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