3 things came up for me:

1) How long does it take your stomach to shrink if it’s used to having more food in it?

2) I keep hearing about gradual progress… having 5 drinks per week instead of unlimited, Tupperwaring more meals at home and eliminating fast food, etc etc… would it sometimes be healthier to get to your ideal weight in 6 months as opposed to 3 (maybe you’ve covered this)? And

3) I found out knowledge of a healthy body mass index to not be so constricting, because it was a range of 50 lbs. that I needed to be in, and I could do it. Or, I should say, it was good to know the consequences of not staying in that range. Plus if I think I have a little bit of a belly, but the scale tells me otherwise, I know I’m probably making things up in my head. But this is what works for me. My main thing is FEELING healthy, scale or no scale.

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