sheppey- thats what i plan to do... too much rich food has never agreed with my stomach and at the moment it doesn't really like any solid food so i have to chew loads, gets a bit boring after a while but not chewing that much will leave me with rather bad tummy pains and sickness etc.
i've never been that fond of lots of food so we've never really gone crazy at christmas, but this year i need to be even more careful!
luckily turkey is one of the few meats my tummy rarely has a problem with...
are you on domperidone? if not it may help limit the problem the christmas food may cause you, it can be bought over the counter as 'Motillium 10'. peppermint capsules may help settle your tum and intestines too.
and Rosie- well done!!!
it's best to loose weight gradually, a little at a time so it tricks your body into re-setting its adipostat (like a thermostat for fat) so once you reach your target weight it'll stay off as your adipostat will be set to that level and not at the level it was before you started to diet (and so would do all it can to make you go back to that level, hence why crash diets are pointless). but 21lbs is a lot of weight to loose, it's about a stone and a half i think so congratulations!