previous topic · next topic
Miss Donna

Joined: May 08
Posts: 1

Posted: 08 May 2008, 18:06
I am on renal dialysis--and I follow a very restrictive diet with low potassium, low phosporos, 32 oz of fluid per day. So basically I've been eating the wrong kinds of foods like white bread and less veggies and fruits because I HAVE to. I don't know what to do--my dietician is great but I'm not losing any weight I suspect because of the white flour intake and carb overload in this diet. I am at my wits end! Bad Grin Bad Grin Bad Grin

Joined: Dec 07
Posts: 93

Posted: 08 May 2008, 20:50
Being on a renal diet will be extra challenging. In your case you will have to ignore all the post to push fluids! Shock I think you are on the right track by getting rid of the white bread & bad carbs. You can do this! It won't be easy, but you can do it! You are worth it!Laughing Laughing Laughing
"Remember, the consequences of your health choices will affect many more people than yourself." - Jordan S. Rubin


Joined: Oct 07
Posts: 1,014

Posted: 08 May 2008, 22:15
have you expressed your concerns to your dietician? If you have and she is not helping address your concerns, ask for a different dietician.
I firmly believe that no matter what your health or condiiton there HAS to be a healthy eating plan and one that you can lose weight on. Weight Watchers is a great old tried and true plan. Im sure you can adapt it to your special needs.

Good luck to you!

Refocus Bootcamp Challenge
starting weight 155.8 4 week challenge

Forum Search
Advanced forum search

Latest Posts

New weight loss device approved by the FDA
Not for me. I also passed on gastric bypass (though I know people who have had success with it).
by HealthyMeGoal on 27 Oct 16 05:08 AM
"Poop-less in Seattle"
My daily "treat" of a dark chocolate protein bar actually has a lot of fiber in it and I drink a lot of water (3 liters on a regular day isn't unusual for me). Maybe you could find some ...
by HealthyMeGoal on 27 Oct 16 05:04 AM
nothing works...
You said you eat lunch and dinner - is it possible that you could switch things up by eating breakfast + dinner or breakfast + lunch a few times a week? I can't imagine not being in control of wh ...
by HealthyMeGoal on 27 Oct 16 05:00 AM
Whole foods, plant-based nutrition
This post is dedicated to toga1995. I have read some of your recent (frustrated) posts, and a few of the responses. Here's a bit of my thinking after mulling those over. It sounds like you are s ...
by bigbiscuit on 17 Sep 16 07:54 AM
Men Living with Gout?
Yes, I totally agree. I forgot to mention that one of my husband's triggers is also high fructose corn syrup.
by Pattycake755 on 09 Sep 16 08:18 PM

Member Tip

average member ranking
by member Ashley2265
This is a good starting point, but you really need an exercise plan to maximize the results. Even if it is just walking. Get moving!
04 Jul 13 for diet Weight Watchers