What's on your Thursday Menu, RNYers??

JuniperBerry
on 12/12/19 1:19 am - MA
RNY on 07/20/15

Thanks for getting us started yesterday, Jen! This meme is a follow up to yours! Hahaha.

Yesterday's meetings went well! Now I only have 3 more straight days of these on Friday, Monday and Wednesday... oy. But I feel more confident that the format I created for the meetings is good, and we are getting the info we need from them. Yay!

Accountability: I was very good about not eating the copious amounts of treats all day, but I did have two apple cider donut holes at the end of the day when I was cleaning up. The worst part about yesterday was how sedentary it was. Not joking when I tell you I had fewer than 3000 steps all day! I am really going to try to get myself to the gym today--I really need to get moving.

QOTD: If magic was real, what is the first spell you would try? I am sure I would do something food related, so that I could eat crap and stay thin and healthy!


  • 4'11"
  • High Weight before LapBand: 200 (2008)
  • High Weight before RNY: 160 (2015)
  • Lowest post-op weight: 110 (2016)
  • Maintenance Weight: 120 (2017-2019)
  • CW: 130 and dropping... thank you Keto! (2020)

Sheila_H
on 12/12/19 3:13 am - Central Coast, CA
RNY on 06/26/17

G'morning JB and all!

Sorry about the sedentary meeting. I can relate when we have 2-3 days of meetings and stuck in a conf room.

I was MIA the last couple of days because I had my gallbladder surgery yesterday. Mon & Tue (actually starting Sun night) was a rush to finish as many projects as I could before I was laid up fur a couple of days. Yesterday arrived at the hospital at 9:30 for an 11:30 surgery but didn't get into the operating room till 12:30. After that it's all a blur. I'm a "light weight" when it comes to drugs, alcohol and anesthesia, even before WLS. Just a little goes a long way with me. After surgery I could hear them trying to wake me up but it was really hard for me to open my eyes. I overheard one of the nurses saying wow, she is totally knocked out. I finally woke up around 4:30 pm from the pain. To make a long story short I was discharged around 6:00 pm. So all in all it was not bad. I gotta be honest I don't remember much pain after RNY, or maybe what they gave for pain medication was stronger, because I remember taking it at night and go into lala land right away. But this time around as you can see I'm up at 3:00 am because it hurts so bad. Oh well, this too shall pass.

QOTD: I'm with you JB, I wish I could eat everything and stay thin. Another magic/miracle I am asking for is to have a happy DS!

You guys are gonna laugh at this but my diet for the next 10 days is liquid and soft food. So here I go again with:

protein shakes

Fage yogurt

Miso soup

Have a great jr Fri-yay!

SW:261 6/26/17 GW:150 10/6/18

CW:145

Greateight
on 12/12/19 3:32 am
RNY on 08/29/18

Feel better, Sheila.

Jim Age 53 Height 6 Feet Consult Weight 344 SW 289 Pre-Surgery -55, M1 -25, M2 -16, M3 -21, M4 -10, M5 -5, M6 -1, M7 -4, M8 0, M9 +4, M10 -4

World Class Fitness in 100 Words: Eat meats and vegetables, nuts and seeds, some fruit, little starch and no sugar. Keep intake to levels that will support exercise but not body fat. Practice and train major lifts: Deadlift, Clean, Squat, Presses, Clean & Jerk, and Snatch, Similarly master the basics of gymnastics: Pull-ups, Dips, Rope Climb, Push-ups, Sit-ups, Presses to Handstands, Pirouettes, Flips, Splits and Holds. Bike, Run, Swim, Row, etc. hard and fast. Five or six days per week mix these elements in as many combinations and patterns as creativity will allow. Routine is the enemy. Keep workouts short and intense. Regularly learn and play new sports.

Sheila_H
on 12/12/19 9:42 am - Central Coast, CA
RNY on 06/26/17

Thanks, Jim.

SW:261 6/26/17 GW:150 10/6/18

CW:145

Grim_Traveller
on 12/12/19 4:46 am
RNY on 08/21/12

Here's hoping your recovery is quick and easy.

6'3" tall, male. Maintaining a loss of 280 pounds.

Highest weight was 475. Consult weight 04/12 was 411. RNY on 08/21/12 at 359 lbs. Current weight 195.

M1 -24; M2 -21; M3 -19; M4 -21; M5 -13; M6 -21; M7 -10; M8 -16; M9 -10; M10 -8; M11 -6; M12 -5.

Sheila_H
on 12/12/19 9:43 am - Central Coast, CA
RNY on 06/26/17

Thanks, Grim.

SW:261 6/26/17 GW:150 10/6/18

CW:145

Partlypollyanna
on 12/12/19 7:15 am
RNY on 02/14/18

Oh, glad you got that pesky GB out and hope your pain gets reduced and you recover fast!

HW: 306 SW: 282 CW:144.8 GW: 145 (reached 2/6/19), next goal - 132.9

Jen

Sheila_H
on 12/12/19 9:43 am - Central Coast, CA
RNY on 06/26/17

Thanks, Jen.

SW:261 6/26/17 GW:150 10/6/18

CW:145

Teenie
on 12/12/19 7:22 am - Pittsburgh , PA
RNY on 12/19/17

Hope your back on your feet and feeling good soon. Christmas is calling and it needs all it's Elf's.

HW 299 SW 290 CW 139 GW 140 2/08/2019 OPERATION: Surgical Hernia with excision of total surface area of 55 x 29 cm of abdominal skin.

Sheila_H
on 12/12/19 9:44 am - Central Coast, CA
RNY on 06/26/17

Thanks, Chrissy.
I'll be up and about by the weekend. Mom's life.

SW:261 6/26/17 GW:150 10/6/18

CW:145

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