Good morning menu folks! I just saw Daisy's post about stepping down from the menu thread leadership. I am sad to hear this news. I have tried to do some fill-ins since I am up early, but I can't say that I feel qualified to lead the group. I am starti
Good morning menu folks! We're back to the work week with a shorter week ahead.
QOTD: What kind of music do you like? Do you like to listen to the radio or an online service such as Spotify or Pandora? I usually have my car radio on classical f
Good morning menu folks! It's a holiday Monday here and in spite of the chance to sleep in, I'm wide awake and ready to go. For those of you with a holiday, what are your plans for the extra day?
QOTD: I'm a lifelong reader and always on the se
I've noticed that alot of the bariatric vitamins are chewable. Is it important to only take chewable or sublingual vitamins? I understand that early in the post-surgery period that it may be difficult to handle large pills, but is there some reason tha
Just had to share that as of today, I've lost 100.6 pounds since my initial surgery consultation on February 2. I feel great and am off all of my meds for diabetes and high blood pressure. I feel stronger and more healthy in my body, which is a great f
As of this morning I am just about a pound away from losing 100 pounds since my initial surgery consultation 6 months ago. I never imagined that it would happen, well, I did anticipate that I would lose some weight, but not this amount. I haven't weigh
Good morning menu folks! It's rainy here and calling for heavy rain all day. We had a lovely warm, but not hot, weekend and I was able to get out and get in some walking.
QOTD: Have you had or are you considering plastic surgery? What were your
Well, we made it to Friday again folks! What do you have planned for the weekend? For me, I just found out that we have overtime for the next month, so I will be doing less R & R and more OT. Fortunately, I can do it by telework so I don't have to driv
Good morning menu folks! Another hot and humid day here in MD today.
QOTD: What's your favorite protein shake flavor? I love the Fuzzy Navel by Syntrax Nectar, although I also like Lemon Tea and Cappuccino. I'm not a big fan of the Chocolate an
Good morning menu folks! I'll give it a try starting the thread today. I had a nice weekend. I have been doing all things pickle. I had a seminar on fermenting different kinds of pickles yesterday, and that was fun and informative. I also started sever
One of the post-surgery problems that I've run into is that for the first time in my life, I'm having problems having regular bowel movements. I've always been regular and had no problems with constipation. The mostly meat diet that I eat now just does
I just need to reach out to you folks as my support community to share that I am frustrated and saddened by the change of heart in my spouse. When I first decided to have surgery 4 months ago, she was very supportive and encouraging. I think the realit
I'm 15 weeks post surgery and have adjusted pretty well to eating much smaller portion sizes. I measure and plan carefully and post on the menu thread daily to stay accountable for what I'm eating.
My issue is that my head isn't used to the sma