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    Yesterday, 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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    Yesterday, 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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    Yesterday, 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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    Yesterday, 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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    07-31-2018, 03:02 PM
    Bonnette replied to a thread acupuncture in Care
    Thank you. If I find one who seems like a good fit, I'll need to plan very carefully to be able to afford it - wouldn't be able to afford regular...
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    07-28-2018, 01:55 PM
    Bonnette replied to a thread Lump/swelling near neck in Care
    Agree 100%. It could even be caused by an unsuspected dental abscess. An appointment with an MD would be the way to go for diagnosis and possible...
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    07-27-2018, 10:44 PM
    Bonnette replied to a thread acupuncture in Care
    That is wonderful! I'm so happy for you! I've not found an acupuncturist yet. There was one I wanted to try, but she is planning to retire and not...
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    07-26-2018, 10:03 PM
    Bonnette replied to a thread acupuncture in Care
    Thank you, moonlt4, that's very interesting. Your acupuncturist is a keeper! Best wishes for continued improvement of your balance - you've made a...
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    07-26-2018, 04:37 PM
    Bonnette replied to a thread Hello in Life
    Very good to see you, Todd!
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    07-25-2018, 10:21 PM
    Bonnette replied to a thread acupuncture in Care
    Best wishes, ouch!
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    07-25-2018, 08:35 PM
    Bonnette replied to a thread acupuncture in Care
    Thank you! I'm curious about something. When your hand opened, do you remember where the acupuncturist had placed needles - in the hand, or some...
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    07-24-2018, 08:04 PM
    Bonnette replied to a thread acupuncture in Care
    He's a gem, that's for certain. The last time I had acupuncture, it was for a bad surgical result in my wrist, not for MS. Now I'm thinking about...
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    07-23-2018, 08:06 PM
    Bonnette replied to a thread acupuncture in Care
    A great deal depends on the skill and experience level of the practitioner - moonlt4 clearly had a great one who knew exactly whiich points to treat....
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