What's on your Tuesday Menu, RNYers?

JuniperBerry
on 2/18/20 1:56 am - MA
RNY on 07/20/15

Hey Everyone! Back at it today... Ugh. I am not feeling it. Some weekends are so refreshing but this was not one of them. Not sure why--I wasn't too busy or anything, I just never completely rested or got myself organized for the week. I would give anything to crawl back onto bed.

Accountability: I really blew it. I had an awesome weigh on on Sat and was down 2.6lbs, but it went down hill from there. Sunday was not great, but okay... But Monday was really off plan. I am not psyched to go to work, but I am happy to get back onto a schedule/routine again.

QOTD: Help me plan a vaca! I am trying to plan a warm weather getaway with a friend some time in mid-March to mid-April. Where should we go?? We are up for anything--international, domestic, beachy, city... doesn't matter as long as it isn't too far to travel (from Boston) and that it is WARM! Hit me with your ideas :)

I am planning for way too much food for today, but again--I really want to keep my points low, so know I am over planning with low point stuff so I don't grab something bad.

Exercise: 1 hour on the stationary bike and hopefully a nice long walk if it's not raining (but it probably will be).

  • 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)

Partlypollyanna
on 2/18/20 2:19 am
RNY on 02/14/18

Good morning!! That meme---I've never eaten a pizza in the tub but can attest to how sad it is when you drop an Oreo in the bubble bath, lol. JB, I hope your Tuesday is great once you get going.

qotd - have you been to Curaçao? I loved it and should be direct flights from Boston, I think.

I had a brief Oscar fashion exchange with Sheila yesterday, she misses everyone and will be back with us on the menu thred soon, said to tell everyone HI!

I have consultants in today and tomorrow so my menu and schedule are all up in the air, so is my exercise. I actually cancelled my two Pilates classes tonight (have to cancel 12 hours in advance) but I have my close in the car, in case I can make it!

i am taking a cottage cheese, a cheese stick and a L&F so I'll have options but not sure if we'll do lunch and dinner or maybe not. I'm hoping not (is that bad?)?

have a great day!

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

Jen

Liz WantsHealthForAll
on 2/18/20 4:41 am - Cape Cod, MA
VSG on 03/28/16

Curaçao is next to Aruba and less populated (a plus in my mind). From Boston there are direct flights to Aruba, then a short hop over to Curaçao.

Liz 5'3" HW: 219 SW: 185 GW: 125 LW: 114 Desired maintenance range: 120-123 CW: 125

Partlypollyanna
on 2/18/20 5:23 am
RNY on 02/14/18

We were there for a week, such a lovely place. I've never been to Aruba or Bonaire, want to go though so I can say I've been to the ABCs, lol.

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

Jen

Daisydoo02
on 2/18/20 5:45 am - GTA, Ontario, Canada
RNY on 11/15/13

I think I would cry if I dropped my Oreo in the bubble bath!

Glad Sheila will be back soon, she is missed!

I hope your day flies by and that the consultants don't drive you crazy, have an awesome day!

Daisy 5'5" HW: 280 SW: 254 CW: 125 - 130

Nov 15, 2013 - RNY - Toronto Western Hospital

Nov 2, 2017 - Gallbladder removal & hernia repair

Answers to your problems are not at the bottom of a chip bag or in a box of Oreo's! You can do this!

JuniperBerry
on 2/18/20 5:52 am - MA
RNY on 07/20/15

Googling Curaçao now! Thanks :)

  • 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)

Teenie
on 2/18/20 6:59 am - Pittsburgh , PA
RNY on 12/19/17

I've never eaten in a bathtub I am more of a drinker I guzzled some drinks in there at some point I'm sure. Glad to hear Sheila is well. She is definitely missed. Along with many other. ARTChick I miss your fashion.

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.

Melody P.
on 2/18/20 3:08 am - TX

Good morning...very early morning for me. It's going to be a long loooong day.

i got really upset yesterday. I want relief from pain but after 4 surgeries last year I just got to feeling sorry for myself. Then I had an aha moment. After making myself sick from eating crap I got to thinking who am I hurting? Me! Being mad at the world does nobody any good. So while I'm not going to strive for perfection I'm going back at it. I need to love myself more and especially FORGIVE myself a lot more. Not a damn one of us is perfect.

I have another injection tomorrow, not looking forward to the side effects.

qotd: I'd say Arizona but I'm not good at vacation stuff as I haven't been on one since I saw Green Day in Denver in the early 2010's(I forget the exact year).

B:hard boiled eggs, yogurt dip, coffee & sugar free creamer

S:popcorners protein crisps

L:maybe soup...not 100% sure

S:yogurt with mixed berries

D:salmon with roasted cauliflower.

39 F and 6 foot 2 inches

VSG - 3-14-18 - - - Revision to RNY - 5-29-19

One day at a time.

Greateight
on 2/18/20 3:46 am
RNY on 08/29/18

I was thinking about you yesterday, Melody. I really hope that this treatment can bring you some pain relief.

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.

Melody P.
on 2/18/20 6:20 am - TX

Thank you! It is appreciated :)

39 F and 6 foot 2 inches

VSG - 3-14-18 - - - Revision to RNY - 5-29-19

One day at a time.

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