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Old 01-10-2017, 01:13 PM   #26
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Kool Aid. Ha!

IN the south "nutritious" Kool Aid can have more sugar and calories than a sugared soft drink.

Like iced tea. Here, you better ask "sweetened" or "unsweetened".

OK, really doesn't help you.

Have you tried your own fruit infused tap water?

I did the soda to diet soda to flavored water (low cal squirt bottle thing) to plain water transition path.
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Old 01-10-2017, 01:20 PM   #27
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When I put on, (for me), a fair amount of weight back in the fall I was delighted. I was also concerned that I'd put on a lot quickly - why? Turns out a large part of that was the 'discovery' of fruit punch flavoured drink crystals... I was drinking ridiculous amounts of it & it's got a lot of sugar. Between that 7 my increased chocolate consumption at the time... I had my answers.
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Old 01-10-2017, 04:58 PM   #28
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Stevia is probably a better alternative to the chemically produced artificial sweeteners and it doesn't seem to provoke hot flashes like splenda does. I usually have the stevia sweetened zero waters on hand - they've become our new soda.
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Default waiting waiting waiting

So everything has been turned in and now I am waiting for the insurance to say yes.... this could take up to a month I am 2 weeks into this wait and it is driving me crazy. I just wanna start and get this done.

The next step would be some tests blood work ect , then I need to go on a all liquid diet for 5 days. then I go under the knife.

I have some protein powder, but I will need sugar free jello, sugar free Popsicles, and water....This will be the hardest the 5 day liquid fast.

Supposedly a hard boiled egg will fill me up once surgery is done. this will be great
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Good luck with the 5-day liquid diet.

I talked to my dr about the surgery and I have to many health problems to have it done.
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I have a date! April 24th to have surgery.... it is going to be amazing I am hoping that the time passes quickly
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I have blood work done on april 3rd

and presurgery test on the 10th

I am excited! I hate having to wait a whole month
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