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@falcon 28833 wrote:

I have only been vegan for 3 years, I had my gastric band fitted 2007 I think. It worked for me down to around 185 lb and I was happy with that weight but had to have the band removed due to an infection unconnected with the band surgery and having been over 300lbs I knew that I didn’t want to go back there. I gained 36lbs in the 7 months between surgery and recognise that my food issues are still there and have had enough therapy to know that they will be something I have to live with and I am so not prepared to go back to the life I had at my largest.

A vegan cake is healthier to a degree than a non-vegan cake but is still packed with fats and sugar (and trust me, I make very good cakes). My problem is more portion control and always being hungry than a rubbish diet although I like actifry chips crisps, vegan chocolate as much as any one. There isn’t a lot that isn’t available in a vegan form and I love to cook and to eat 😀

Thank you SO much for this – it’s fascinating to me. I understand now how it is possible to become overweight being a vegan.

My obesity was never about portion sizes as I have never eaten a whole meal in my life (especially take away) but about what I ate. Sugary, fatty and calorie laden puddings and sweets were my downfall. It’s the reason a band would never have worked for me! I have never liked burgers, fried chicken, sausages etc and haven’t eaten pork or fish for as long as I can remember so becoming vegetarian was a doddle for me but I’m not sure I could restrict myself even more by going vegan. However, it is something I shall look into now.

Thanks again Falcon 😉

Doodah x

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