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    Today, 03:07 PM
    I got mixed up between this thread and another one - decided to copy and paste my reply from the other thread to this one, in case the OP returns: ...
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    Today, 11:32 AM
    Bonnette replied to a thread Horrible nerve pain in Pain
    Never mind, I got this thread mixed up with another one and so I've deleted my post.
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    Yesterday, 11:55 PM
    Bonnette replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    Yes, I've often thought that spasticity and tone must burn calories and keep our muscles in some kind of order.
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    Yesterday, 11:50 PM
    Bonnette replied to a thread Horrible nerve pain in Pain
    Never mind, I got this thread mixed up with another one and so I've deleted my post.
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    08-14-2018, 11:31 PM
    Bonnette replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    I don't know how to explain it either, especially with NL's fantastic cooking and baking! But it's wonderful and you're very fortunate.
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    08-14-2018, 10:17 PM
    Bonnette replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    I don't know...agree in principle, but it seems like with SCI, all bets are off. The former ectomorph can end up with a large volume of abdominal fat...
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    08-14-2018, 09:32 PM
    Bonnette replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    I'm not fuentejps, but I'm jumping in here to say that if you google "insulin resistance spinal cord injury" and "quadriplegia and diabetes" you'll...
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    08-14-2018, 07:35 PM
    Bonnette replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    Thanks, I'll check that out. Ordered The Obesity Code yesterday.
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    08-14-2018, 01:44 PM
    Bonnette replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    Excellent! To hit the visceral fat is a very big deal.
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    08-14-2018, 11:33 AM
    Bonnette replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    That's right, I remember now from another thread that this was your plan. It gives you so much leeway, unlike garden variety daily calorie...
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    08-14-2018, 10:10 AM
    Bonnette replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    Will do. My husband measured me last night (lying down) and I was 5'4" - so 2" less than as an AB, but not as bad as I expected. Now that...
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    08-14-2018, 07:33 AM
    You most likely have a condition called complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), formerly known as reflex sympathetic dystrophy (Type I) or causalgia...
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    08-13-2018, 06:21 PM
    Bonnette replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    Yes, I can stand if I wear my leg brace and have something or someone to support me. But my neck juts forward and I am hunched, so a standing...
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    08-13-2018, 05:24 PM
    Bonnette replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    With regard to BMI, another thing I wonder about is the effect of posture and bone loss on height measurement. I'll use myself as an example, though...
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    08-13-2018, 02:13 PM
    Bonnette replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    That's a good point. I think the higher percentage of BMI deduction for SCI (followed by a subtraction of 500 for calories deficit) would be...
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    08-13-2018, 12:16 PM
    Bonnette replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    There's a pubmed article from June 2018 that seems to say that BMI measurements based on height, weight, gender and age overestimate the BMI for SCI...
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    08-12-2018, 08:20 AM
    Bonnette replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    Congratulations on your weight loss, mrb!
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    08-11-2018, 06:55 PM
    Bonnette replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    I had never heard of Jason Fung and am very glad to know about those books! My husband is diabetic and maybe he'll become interested in IF. I didn't...
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    08-11-2018, 01:17 PM
    I'm so sorry about the loss of your father, Sarafino. You won't be able to think clearly for awhile, so be gentle with yourself - as lynnifer says,...
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    08-10-2018, 05:38 PM
    Bonnette replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    Thanks, that sounds good.
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    08-10-2018, 03:23 PM
    Bonnette replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    I can see how that would be. So many calorie counts are given by grams instead of ounces these days, it's going to be nice not to make conversions in...
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    08-10-2018, 08:02 AM
    Bonnette replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    I'll get a food scale today. I know the calories of almost everything I eat by heart, but at my age (68) the metabolism has slowed down enough that...
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    08-09-2018, 07:33 PM
    Bonnette replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    Right. I've maintained my weight pretty steadily over the years, but lately my plan hasn't been working as well and I put on 10 pounds (without...
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    08-09-2018, 03:30 PM
    Bonnette replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    Hope you like them, if you try them!
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    08-09-2018, 02:38 PM
    Bonnette replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    My husband and I have eaten chia seeds for years. They're tasty, packed with fiber and nutrients, and don't need to be ground (we sprinkle them whole...
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    08-09-2018, 10:39 AM
    Bonnette replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    Wow, that's great. I've been doing a modified version of IF, but I'm going to switch to your plan.
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    08-08-2018, 06:47 PM
    Bonnette replied to a thread Calories and weight loss. in Food
    John, did you hit any weight loss plateaus on that plan?
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    08-07-2018, 11:51 AM
    Bonnette replied to a thread acupuncture in Care
    I've decided to give this a pass for now. The acupuncturist said that in my case (everyone is different, so that's an important distinction), money...
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    08-04-2018, 04:10 PM
    Bonnette replied to a thread acupuncture in Care
    Thank you, that's a very good point. Edit: I just found the website of a well qualified Oriental Medicine practitioner where I live. He offers Tui...
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    08-04-2018, 06:05 AM
    Bonnette replied to a thread acupuncture in Care
    I will definitely keep you posted. You're right, it is really sad that everything revolves around money. There's no way I could afford to go on a...
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