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    September 30, 2011!!!
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    tru_lady posted:
    I found out that I can't eat just oatmeal in the morning at 8am. I was totally starving by 10. So today I had oatmeal and an apple with a little milk. It really hit the spot. Eating right and exercising....I'm really doing it yall!!!!!!
     
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    Tomato05 responded:
    It's good that you are experimenting until you find what works for you.

    I would not like to eat only oatmeal for breakfast either. That's hardly any protein. If I don't eat quite a bit of protein my body is not happy. My breakfast always includes 2 egg-whites (nearly 8g of protein).
     
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    irisheyes213 replied to Tomato05's response:
    Curious... what kind of oatmeal are you eating? The only way that I have found oatmeal to fill me up for the long haul is to pair it with fruit and nuts while make 2 packs of good instant (Better Oats) or at least a half cup of steel cut. The weight control oatmeal packets and the like just don't cut it for me. When I am tracking, I try to keep breakfast at 300-400 calories at least to make sure it has some staying power. Just a packet of oatmeal is about 120 calories depending on the brand and that could be the issue.

    Hope you find a breakfast plan that works for you! There is nothing wrong with being hungry mid morning if you plan for it.
    Never giving up and pushing forward will unlock all the potential we are capable of. ~Christy Borgeld


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