An_250597 - I wanted to post because I found something that worked for my bloated feeling. After watching a local morning talk show that was discussing genetically modified food, I decided to read the book by Dr. Davis (a preventative cardiologist) called Wheat Belly. I read the book and decided for me, to eliminate wheat from my diet. While wheat is in a LOT of processed foods and can be difficult to identify, I've now been wheat free for 3 weeks. I cannot tell you what a difference it has made in my life - I no longer feel like a balloon that is going to pop all the time. I couldn't stand that feeling. It may or may not work for you, but I wanted to give you my experience so you can see if it would benefit you as well.View Thread
Jacqueline67 - Although I have not had the surgery you speak of, my sister and my friend have, so I have been through a lot of discussions with them. I also have weight issues, but due to a lack of insurance coverage, this surgery is not an option for me. I guess if your problem is boredom and you use food to fill that void, you need to get out and about. My sister travels for a living so exercise is a challenge as she can't go to a fitness center. She uses the Leslie Sansome walking dvds and has had great success with them. They can be done in the living room during inclement weather when you can't walk outside. You also may want to do research on what you are eating, because if you're eating carbs to fill up on, your body is likely lacking in the all important protein that you need. Check on line for bariatric weight loss websites. They can really help you if you're at a "crisis" point of putting weight back on.View Thread
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