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Re: [IP] Re: weight

Hi Shirley,
Sorry if the answer should be obvious, but it isn't to me...
Do you mean that you ate ONLY an applesauce or pudding for each meal for 3 
I just can't imagine that being enough to sustain either my BG or energy 
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Shirley Beggs" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Monday, June 26, 2006 11:26 AM
Subject: RE: [IP] Re: weight
> Barb - I didn't have a "scope" to determine my gastroparesis.   They did a
> stomach emptying test at the hospital.  Just had to eat 2 boiled eggs and
> drink a glass of water with a dye? in it.  Sorry that's not very technical
> but I can't remember what they called it.   Then they scanned the stomach
> for 2 hours so I had to lay flat on my back.  Took a nap and it really
> wasn't too bad.
> When I started on the pump I just ate sugar free applesauce (I like Mott's
> best) and ate sugar free Jello pudding - one of each at each meal time.  I
> lost 45 pounds in 3 months and even though I am now starting to add food
> again the weight has stayed off.  I went from 149 to 104/105 lbs.    I 
> think
> it allowed my stomach to settle down.  I try to be careful with what I eat
> since my blood sugars can go nuts if I eat "real" food but I'm learning to
> eat and correct.   The doctor told me I couldn't loose any more weight so 
> I
> have found a few things that work and am doing ok.  Hope this helps you. 
> At
> 149 my cardiologist was the only one who thought I could lose 10 or 15
> pounds but I'm glad I did because I feel better with less weight.
> Shirley, dx 1954 age 5/Animas pump Oct. 2005
> -----Original Message-----
> From: email @ redacted
> [mailto:email @ redacted] On Behalf Of Barb Smith
> Sent: Monday, June 26, 2006 7:03 AM
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: [IP] Re: weight
> If you have any "tricks" I am open to ideas. Also, is a scope the ONLY way
> to see if you have gastroparesis?  That isn't happening!
> Barb (email @ redacted)
> .
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