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I am about to be 63 years old, female, and have worked at a desk job for the past 19 years. Patients have been known to lose around 50 percent of their excess body weight and keep it off in the long-term. I am 74 yr old woman, who has lost 21 pounds since Apri Malpractice insurance costs are a lot less in Mexico as patients are not encouraged to file lawsuit. I have not weighed this little since my teens. Gastric Bypass A Roux-en-Y gastric bypass results in a smaller stomach and food bypasses part of the small intestine, absorbing fewer calories.
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I am still sick. I am normally 5ft small boned and normal weight is lbs. I am now I was told I had Gastro Paresis then the doc back tracked and said not sure. I told her I had felt worse taking it. When contacting radiologist, I found out I had a sliding hiatal hernial, which was not big, and multiple kidney cysts, bilaterally. Both can not mean anything.
However, I think the hiatal hernia is affecting me. I am a small person. Now I do not know what to do. I am 66 years old, inactive due to an injured shoulder. I will not go back to this Gastro doc.
I use to live to eat; now I eat live. I have eaten healthy before it became popular. I re-create recipes to make healthier. Now, I just do not like cooking anymore. I am nauseated good portion of time. Also, belch, hicup after eating. I try things like Zantac, Maalox and I almost throw up. I do not know what to do. Paula, go to a different doctor. You have a medical problem, and some doctor out there will know what it is and how to deal with it. Many are poor diagnosticians; many are lazy; but many more are exemplary physicians.
Do you think it could be gall bladder? It could be that the antibiotic exacerbated the problem. You can sometimes have a gall bladder issue without symptoms for quite a while before anything happens. Sometimes though a few suggestions could lead you down the right path when you finally talk to another doctor. Let us know how it turns out for you…. That is good advise Susan. I was treated for 2 years for an ulcer and turned out I had a gall bladder full of gall stones.
I was the skinniest I had ever been because I only ate one weiner on a piece of bread at 10pm every nite so that I could immediately go to bed before the excruciating pain would set in. After the gall bladder was taken out I could eat anything I wanted. Good thing and Bad thing. I am a 65 year old female. I have been sedentary for about 3 years.
I am not diabetic but I have had neuropathy in my legs and feet for several years. I also have very bad knees and hips. I am trying to come back from 3 years of grieving for the loss of my son and I have finally started mall walking about a month ago. I am allergic to so many foods it is ridiculous.
Do you think it is possible? I wonder if I will even be able to lose weight at this age? Hi Janet, we are all attempting to justify our undesirable weight.
First check with your doctor. Take control of your environment. When you go to the grocery store, park on the farthest place. Walk as much as you can. I will be 68 next week and I have been following Dr.
Fuhrman, JJ Virgin, and Dr. Mark Hyman over the past 3 years. Basically gave up sugar, wheat, artificial sweeteners, and dairy. I do eat more protein than Dr. I have lost 46 pounds over that period.
I went from a size 16 to a size 8. I now easily walk 10, steps a day and climb multiple sets of stairs. Even enjoy playing golf and playing with my grandkids more. I also have RA and I am off all medications. I cannot tell you how wonderful you will feel once you detox from processed, unhealthy foods and begin a life where healthy eating is your centerpiece!
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True Religion Hats http: The most difficult part to weight loss for me, was throwing out the junk food. Once that was done, I replaced it with healthy options including, nuts, skinny cheese, veggie sticks and phase 1 of the South Beach Diet.
This is a great plan and it works. You can loose up to 14 pounds every 2 weeks without exercise. Simply follow the plan. Eating is EASY and so is not eating. When you understand why you eat the wrong foods then you will win the weight game. We eat to feel good and secondly to survivie.
I have never been on a diet in my life- I just change the foods which I eat — after a lot of research. I eat Quinoa and fresh fruit with beet and vegetable juice for breakfast, snacks are nuts and dried fruit, lunch is deep water fish and salad with a couple of crackers, dinner is high protein, low carb. No deep fried food — ever — and limit alcohol intake. Exercise, every day intense 60 minutes of aerobics and body work with weights — at home and 1 per week at the gym.
Equipment you need nothing at all. II can do it you can as well. Here is the trick, start slow and only increase the intensity very very very slowly. It took you years to put on that weight- consider that it will take you years to get rid of it. Start your exercise with somehting so simple and so easy that its never a struggle and say — its so easy to start.
I always start with running on teh spot — and it gets increasingly intense from there. Weight loss is as easy as weight gain — and lot more pleasurable and rewarding. I never, never drink sodas. The best recommendation seems to be to reexamine who you are, how you got where you are in your life-cycle, and try again to find the balance that worked before the weight gain.
But what about other factors, such as needing prescription drugs that are essential to deal with something like a heart valve problem and which might be causing the weight gain? I work with a personal trainer and have for years. My husband loses weight every time I change the diet plan, and I gain on the same diet that John claims helps him. I think genetics account for more than people allow.
Good luck girl meaning me. And to the rest of you, believe in yourself. Life is very unfair. I support all those who are calorically challenged—Please be kind to yourself first. God bless you, dear friends. Cheap True Religion http: I am 74 yr old woman, who has lost 21 pounds since Apri Can you give me some idea of what I can do to still lose maybe up to 10 pounds more?
Hitting stubborn weight barriers is common. A change up may be needed. You did not mention diet. Most of the weight losers who have posted here have done so by watching what they eat. This may be the way to pass the barrier. I am an 65yo. I am not happy about this, and really need some help with, easy proper daily lowfat,lowcarb meals.
I will take two aleve once every two weeks to keep the pain in my knees at bay. I am doing ok, but could do better. I eat…a protein smoothie for breakfast, mid-morning a healthy snack, I try to eat a healthy lunch portion size because I am a big eater, and a healthy meat and veg. I have not lost but a few pounds, which is not enough but…now that I have a little extra energy, I want to push forward and critick my diet…I need info.
I hope this makes sense. I am thankful for this site with people that are struggling like me. So, good luck to all and….. Your body can burn a significant amount of calories while sleeping.
Problem is many eat a full evening meal just a couple of hours before bed. Not only can this cause sleep discomfort but it cancels out the nighttime calories you would have burned while asleep. So, try this, eat your evening meal earlier before bed and eat only enough so you will become hungry at bedtime.
Take ONE bite or swig of food then hop into bed. This will stop the hunger and send blood to your stomach to digest your ONE bite, which will induce sleep. The bite will be burned off in less than an hour and you will wake up lighter. Good luck with yours! I read the book and followed the non-dairy, no sugar, no starch or processed foods for 30 days.
My cardiologist lowered my blood pressure meds, and I feel better that I have in years. I have had a change in mindset about the foods I eat. Following a regimen becomes routine, just spent 3 weeks on vacation and managed to lose a couple of pounds. I am 67 years old. My normal weight until I was nearly 50 was on average lbs. When I was 47 I was diagnosed with Graves disease. Following treatment I went up to lbs. By 50 I learned I was hypo thyroid.
My weight surged to the s. By 57 I did exercise and and changed my eating patterns. I went down to I work in a virtual office and my activity has slowed down. I found when I stopped going to the gym, it made a huge difference. This site has given me the inspiration I need to balance work and get back to exercise. And any helpful tips? I am 65 year old male weighing 89 kgs. I have fat balley. I need to reduce my weight to 65 kgs. Please help me you anyone has any suggestions. I am finding it very difficult to manage.
Got to loose some weight in the tummy. I was going to give up, but I was told that I look 65 I really am 86 yrs old so I decided to fight my fat. I was thinking of going on the Mediteranian Diet. Greetings — I will be 65 next week. I have spent the 3 years losing lbs. I have been trying to lose the last 30 lbs for 8 months now. I am so depressed about it.
I do not have a thyroid so my metabolism is at next to nothing. I have been looking for a senior weight-loss group online for about 2 years and have not found one other than Weight Watchers, and a couple others that want money to join. It should not cost money to have friends to lose weight with.
Anyone here tried it? Can I use this site more than once? I would really like to have some weight-loss friends to do this with? I research before putting anything into my body. Ginger — It seems that a Japanese diet would be healthy eating. Maybe I should do more research into that. Basically, they eat a lot of fish and avoid red meat. I can handle food issues and though I walk slowly using a walker, I can cook healthfully for myself.
My problem is that with feet and leg vein issues, I cannot do enough walking to strengthen my legs, arms. If anyone has ideas, I would certainly appreciate it. Due to financial issues, there are many things I cannot afford to do like gym memberships, specific foods and supplements, etc. Lucky if I can afford living expenses, high insurance premieums, and medications. I know many seniors are in the same boat, so there must be good ideas out there.
Now days everything is geared towards young people. All my life my mother had me on this diet or that diet. You want to read a silly thing? I only weighed 2 pounds when I was born. Friends out there I hope you can help me. I am 68 years old and started my lifestyle change when I was 67 years old 9 months ago. I call it a lifestyle change and not dieting. In 9 months I have lost 65 pounds, I still have many more to lose. My starting weight was lbs and I am now lbs. This is the only one that worked.
I eat calories two days a week and to calories the remaining 5 days. Besides losing weight it has helped me change my eating habits and also helped me live in a world where there are a host of foods that make one fat. I have learned moderation and control. For me it has worked. I hope I will be able to continue and lose the rest of my unwanted weight.
I want to add I did not exercise to begin with but slowly I started using the treadmill and now I have graduated to two sessions a day of 35 minutes starting at 3 mph and going up to 4mph. I must add 13 years ago I was pounds. With different diets I cam down to , but the most effective diet was the since it changed my eating habits totally.
I found it educated me as well as changing me physically. Nina I was so happy to hear about your success. I could use some email pals or pen pals to write to when I am discouraged. I became very scared about my health when I got sleep apnea and it was discovered during surgery.
I am anxious to learn about other seniors who have been successful. If you are on Facebook or other social media maybe we can connect? The comments were all helpful for a person who was just told by my Doctor that my lab work indicated that my weight is a big problem. At 68, l must make immediate lifestyle and diet changes to lose 40 lbs. So glad to have found this site. I am 66yrs old and desperately want and need to lose about 20 lbs.
Every night, I promise myself tomorrow I will do this but tomorrow never comes. Maybe knowing there are other people in my age group struggling, it will give me some motivation. I have always enjoyed my exercise. Three months ago I have restricted my diet to under calories per day and increased my exercise regime by 15 minutes now 45 minutes minimum.
I do not take medications other than 5mg of zolpeden for sleep and have no physical limitations. What else can I do to increase my weight loss? I turned 67 in January. I have never had a weight problem. My usual weight would be in winter and in summer…and regain in winter…. Lunesta was very effective with no side effect the next day but it is very expensive. I am 77 and weigh I want to lose weight,about 15lbb. I cannot function on less than Moderately active, treadmill, exercise tape, and will e adding weights.
Any advice for me? This is not true. I counted caoriles from my former way of eating and then when I went on a low-carb for 6 weeks. I lost 22 and hit my goal. During that time period, I ate roughly the same amount of caoriles.
In my case, I was eating roughly the same amount. I am concerned about my weight and had hoped to get helpful information on your site. No comments relate to a 90 year old person. I can find no help at any website I have found on line to make me aware of what my average weight should be. As a much younger woman, my weight remained steady year after year at pounds. I will turn 91 in May and I weigh When I was 89 years old I was at pounds.
I am gradually losing weight and wonder when it will stop. Doctors do not say that I am sick. I eat regularly, but small portions at all sittings. I have never been a big eater. So, what should my weight be as a 90 year old Caucasian female with a height of 60 inches and small bones? I am 65 yrs old. In a two yr period I have gone from to by making some right choices. No diet , just common sense. No alcohol , no tobacco , no processed food at all ; and a lot of exercise. When I started it was an experiment, not knowing where it was going to lead.
I have not weighed this little since my teens. Could I have some feed back. I have never had a weight issue until the last ten years sneaked up slowly so I really have no idea how to lose 30 pounds. I still work and have a couple issues with my knee and IT Band, which limits how I can exercise.
I had to stop yoga because it made the knee and IT Band worse. I do have a treadmill. I have a slight heart condition and the cardio doc said I need to lose some weight. My issue is time. I grab yogurt, hard boiled eggs or something along those lines to eat on my way to work in the car. Work consists of me sitting for most of the day. Dinner is a green salad and a piece of fish or meat.
I have around cups of coffee a day and the rest is water around 3 bottles. Snacks are fruit or popcorn. I am an active person, except I am getting tired lately after work and find my self sitting on the couch most week nights. Any ideas on how I can lose 30 pounds would be greatly appreciated.
Hi Grandma, I get the time thing. Time is my enemy. I have no idea why you could way pounds eating what you do. It sounds like a plan I would love to follow. I have a husband to take care of and grandkids and great grands around to eat sugary treats so Its hard.
You may want to talk to your dr. Might have a sluggish thyroid. You sound like you are living a very healthy lifestyle.
Good luck to you. I will be 66 this year and I have lost 75 pounds since last April through Weight Watchers and beginning walking.
I could only walk a few blocks when I started and I now walk 5 miles each day. I now use Myfitnesspal which helps me track the calories I eat and adjusts the amount alloed based on my Fitbit synching, this works very well for me for maintenance. Since October, I have gained 15 lbs. It was then that I stopped working not my choice. I have had a difficult year with health issues but nothing that needs to be chronic.
As a former WW leader, I know how to eat but knowing is not doing. Because of a few health problems, I have not been exercising. Hopefully, I will get some help when I see the doctor. I am not dealing well with the aging if it has to include all of these physical infirmities.
I will never be slim but want to be healthy and comfortable in my skin. But I take responsibility for what is in my power to change. Thank you for allowing me to get this out there. Having to see it in print will help. Judith, Did you have any problems with the WW as far as time? I have researched them but the best way for me to join would be online and There are problems with their online services.
I have read some reviews on it. Would love some insight on this. I am now 62 and for the past year I have eaten nothing but chicken, fish, and all kinds of veggies. No pop, only water, maybe enough bread in a year to make a loaf, no dairy products, no pasta and yet, believe it or not have not lost one pound.
I even use a kitchen scale that tells you the carbs, fat, etc, and use it faithfully. Any suggestion would be welcoming. I recently had to under go a pretty intense bariatric surgery. The whole process leading up to the surgery was traumatic for obvious reasons.
I credit my super quick recovery to the blanket. I was able to get back to exercising in no time. I have been able to lose the weight faster because I was able to start my exercise routine quickly after surgery.
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