gbtesq posted a discussion topic 1 week, 5 days ago

Hello,

I am in week 2 of Couch 2 5K but I am completely exhausted all the time. My question is: should I be increasing orotein intake due to physical activity? Is there a typical benchmark of how much protein is recommended based on sctivity


Tammy C. wrote 1 year, 9 months ago
Happy almost three years as a post-op! I hope all is well!

gbtesq wrote a blog post 3 years, 9 months ago
One Year Later .... - Well, tomorrow, December 10, 2013, marks the one year mark for my surgery.  This time last year, I was hoping and praying for the best in the midst of depression and anxiety abo...

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gbtesq wrote a blog post 4 years, 6 months ago
3 Month Update - Well, I am really at about the 15 week mark.  Woo Hoo!!!  I am down 66 lbs and I couldn't be happier about that.  I still don't have much desire to eat.  And, I have not hit my ...

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gbtesq posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago
Thyroid Med (Tirosint) - Anyone on it? - My endocrinologist changed me from Synthroid 125 mcg to Tirosint 125 mcg. First, this new drug is a gel filled capsule (levothyroxine sodium).  I recall reading somewhere th...

gbtesq wrote a blog post 4 years, 8 months ago
5 Week Update - Well, its been a few weeks since I have logged on here.  In the last few weeks, I have had ups and downs.  As of today, I am feeling much, much better. A few weeks ago, I su...

gbtesq posted a discussion topic 4 years, 8 months ago
OMG, only 4 weeks post-op and SOOOOO sick of prote - I don't know what to do!  I had surgery 12/10th and I am so sick of protein shakes that I could PUKE!!!! At first I started with Oh Yeah shakes because they seemed to be the...

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On the other side .... - I had surgery on Monday, December 10th and left the hospital on Wednesday morning, 12/12/12. Everything went as it should.  Now that I am  home, I am somewhat struggling wit...

gbtesq wrote a blog post 4 years, 9 months ago
It's Time! - Well, in less than 12 hours, I will have my surgery and will begin my new life.  I am excited and anxious! Today I went shopping for protein and liquids that I can eat when ...

gbtesq wrote a blog post 4 years, 9 months ago
Day #1 - PreOp Diet - Well, it is the end of Day #1 of my preop diet.  Not too bad!  I made it through the day with only one cheat - sugarfree creamer in my coffee.  I had a large bowl of the cabbage...

gbtesq wrote a blog post 4 years, 9 months ago
Countdown ...... - Well, tomorrow I whip up my first batch of Cabbage Soup to begin my prep for surgery next week.  This has been an awesome journey - not so much in a good way but I've learned al...

gbtesq wrote a blog post 4 years, 10 months ago
The Last Supper - Well, today is my last supper - my last Thanksgiving of pigging out and overeating.  For some reason, I am not that excited as I thought I'd be about eating.  I prepared all of ...

gbtesq accomplished a goal 4 years, 10 months ago
Get a surgery date

gbtesq wrote a blog post 4 years, 10 months ago
Ready, Set ..... - Today's appointment went very well and I GOT A DATE ...... December 10, 2012!!!  WOO HOO Hubby even surprised me and came along with me to the appointment.  He was very happ...

gbtesq wrote a blog post 4 years, 10 months ago
Here we go ....... - Well, tomorrow I have my pre-op appointment with my surgeon and I will hopefully get a date!  My 6 month supervised exercise program was completed and all the paperwork is in or...

gbtesq posted a discussion topic 4 years, 12 months ago
What vitamins do I need to have immediately after - I hope to have a date very soon.  But, in anticipation, I was wondering which vitamins do I need to start getting for post surgery?  Do I start taking vitamins immediately duri...

gbtesq wrote a blog post 4 years, 12 months ago
The Official Beginning of My Life Changing Journey - Well, tomorrow, October 1, 2012, marks the beginning of the last month of my physician supervised diet.  WOO HOO!! I commit to changing my eating habits in preparation for my su...
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