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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

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Celiac Weight Loss Group?
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with all of the food issues we have, joining something like weight watchers isn't always an option. i was wondering if anyone would be interested in being part of an online celiac weight loss group? we could share diets/recipes, talk about frustrations, and encourage each other.

what do you think?

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Excellent idea!! Count me in! I have been using Weight Watchers, but it just doen't meet my dietary needs. Everyone recommends whole wheat things, and just don't understand when I say I can't have them. Our breads and pastas are so much higher in calories than wheat, so it is easy for me to get fatter than I am!

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I'd be interested.

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Can we start a thread that is just weight loss and accountability? One with just tips and menus and weigh-ins? I would want to include tape measure results, because I lose inches before I lose pounds! Maybe even just keep it on this thread, and anyone interested can post to it.

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OK, yesterday I blew it. I think my Honeycombs have a cross-contamination issue. I could feel the reaction less than an hour after eating them. I can eat plain oatmeal without a problem, so I know it's not the oats in it.

I also just plain ate too much Easter candy!

breakfast: 1 bowl Honeycomb cereal, 3/4 c whole milk

lunch: grilled beefsteak, french fries (homemade), pear

dinner: hamburger patty w/veggies on top

snack: 1 whole box chocolate cherries, 1 caramel egg

bedtime: an apple

The daytime snacks got me. I will have to do better today! :rolleyes:

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i think the best place to start would be to chat about what kinds of diets we're on and what has worked for us in the past. what do you think?

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I cannot have gluten, eggs, poultry, strawberries, anything from the peach family, and tree nuts. I am so happy to be able to have dairy!

Monday:

breakfast and lunch: lean beef steak and fries

dinner: lean beef steak, mahed potatoes, peas

snacks: apple, cheese cubes, potato chips

I was at a church function serving snacks, and the only thing I could have was potato chips and cheese cubes. I looked at all of the homemade goodies the other ladies had brought, and thought how the misery was just worth even one taste. I will just have to make sure that I take something that I can have, so I joined the fellowship committee. It is my responsibility to take care of myself!

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So much for spelling! That is "mashed potatoes" and "the misery was just NOT worth even one taste". One of these days, I might be perfect....NNOTTT!! :D

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