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I never posted about my second visit to Dr. Tapia, psychiatrist. Rachel was in town at the time so she went with me. The Topamax is helping with the binging, definitly decreased the desire significantly  to binge eat. So there was no change with that medication, which was good. I'm on a low dosage and Topamax […] Read More

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Week 13: Dulce de Leche Tartlets thumbnail

This recipe is on page 338 of Cooking Light Fresh Food Fast: Weeknight Meals: Over 280 Incredible Supper Solutions. 1 (1.9-ounce) package pre-baked mini phyllo shells (such as Athenos) 1/3 cup canned dulche de leche 1 cup reduced-calorie frozen whipped topping, thawed 1 (1.4-ounce) English toffee candy bar, finely chopped (such as Heath or Skor) […] Read More

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Week 12: Seared Herbed Tuna Served With Niçoise Salad thumbnail

This recipe is on page 211 of Cooking Light Fresh Food Fast: Weeknight Meals: Over 280 Incredible Supper Solutions. 2 teaspoons herbs de Provence 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 4 (6-ounce) sushi-grade tuna steaks (about 1/2 inch thick) 1 teaspoon olive oil 4 lemon wedges Combine first three ingredients in a […] Read More

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Week 11: Meatless Hash and Eggs thumbnail

This recipe is on page 157 of Cooking Light Fresh Food Fast: Weeknight Meals: Over 280 Incredible Supper Solutions. 2 1/2 cups frozen shredded has brown potatoes 1 1/2 cups frozen meatless crumbles 1 1/2 cups prechopped tomato, green bell pepper, and onion mix 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1 tablespoon olive oil […] Read More

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Weigh-In: 460 lbs, 5 lb Gain

Weigh-In: 460 lbs, 5 lb Gain thumbnail

Last Weigh-In: 455 lbs This Weigh-In: 460 lbs Change Between Weigh-Ins: +5 lbs Change from start of weigh-ins (Starting weight, 632 lbs, 02/2009) : -172 lbs My last weigh-in was Friday, Feb. 27. I weighed in on Friday but just am now getting around to posting it (on Sunday.) I was dissapointed but expected a gain […] Read More

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Week 10: Chicken Egg Drop Soup served with Asian Slaw thumbnail

These recipes are on page 34 of Cooking Light Fresh Food Fast: Weeknight Meals: Over 280 Incredible Supper Solutions. 3 1/2 cups fat-free, less sodium chicken broth 1 1/2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoon water 1 large egg 1 large egg white 2 cups chopped […] Read More

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Week 9: Pork Chops with Mustard Cream Sauce, Served with Roasted Potato Wedges thumbnail

These recipes are on page 252 of Cooking Light Fresh Food Fast: Weeknight Meals: Over 280 Incredible Supper Solutions. 4 (4-ounce) boneless center-cut loin pork chops (1/2 inch thick) 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper Cooking spray 1/2 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth 2/3 cup fat-free half-and-half 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 2 teaspoons lemon […] Read More

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Weigh-In: 455 lbs, 5 Pounds Down from Last Month’s Weigh In thumbnail

Last Weigh-In: 460 lbs This Weigh-In: 455 lbs Change Between Weigh-Ins: -5 lbs Change from start of weigh-ins (Starting weight, 632 lbs, 02/2009) : -177 lbs My last weigh-in was Friday, Jan 30th. The outlook is looking better […] Read More

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My New Meds: TOPAMAX® for Binge Eating Disorder and Cymbalta for Depression and Nerve Pain thumbnail

After monitoring my eating since the start of the year and doing well for four weeks, I finally stumbled upon some issues causing me to binge eat. This has been typical the past two to three years. Do well for a bit, hit a snag, then binge for a while and gain a lot of […] Read More

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Week 8: Stuffed Peppers

Week 8: Stuffed Peppers thumbnail

This recipe is on page 245 of Cooking Light Fresh Food Fast: Weeknight Meals: Over 280 Incredible Supper Solutions. 2 large green bell peppers (about 10 ounces each) 3/4 pound ground sirloin 1/4 cup chopped onion 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1 (8.8 ounce) package precooked whole-grain brown […] Read More

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