What's on your Thursday Menu?

Queen JB
on 9/30/21 2:07 am
RNY on 07/20/15

Wheeeee, today is my Friday after all!!!! I completely forgot that I had an RMV appointment tomorrow for the license that has been expired for 2 months. MA is still doing appointment-only for anything in person and it has been impossible to find an appointment. I made this over a month ago and I'll have to travel about 2 hours to get there. Isn't that crazy for something that is required?? But I will be happy to have my Driver's License again!

Thanks for your supportive words yesterday. I am really amazed at how petty human beings can be. I'm also amazed at how much I don't care. I mean, I care, of course, but I think that in my 30s I would have been so upset about it, but I just literally don't have any ***** left for people who are behaving badly for petty and stupid reasons.

QOTD: Do you wear pajamas out of the house? Ahhh, I can't do it. I want to be one of those people who wears PJ bottoms to the grocery store but I can hear my mother screaming in my ear and I don't think I could ever do it... I can barely get myself out to the store in yoga pants.

I am happy(-ish) to report that I have officially lost 6lbs in the last few months. The (-ish) is because, A.) It sure doesn't come off as quick and easy as it used to, post-op! and B.) I still have a ways to go before I feel like I am back to myself. But nonetheless, I am happy to report that I am heading in the right direction, again.

I don't have any breaks between 9:30 - 2:30, and I'm not sure how eating is going to work, exactly? Planning to eat breakfast closer to 9 so I am not hungry later and just have snacks that I can eat with one hand while driving home.

B: Protein Coffee

S: Costco Egg Bite

Drive Home/Lunch/Dinner: Chomps Meat Stick & Whisps & Apple

  • High Weight before LapBand: 200 (2008)
  • High Weight before RNY: 160 (2015)
  • Lowest post-op weight: 110 (2016)
  • Maintenance Weight: 120 (2017-2019)
  • Battling Regain Weight: 135 (current)

on 9/30/21 2:56 am
RNY on 09/30/20

Good Morning!

Today marks my one year surgiversary! How did we get here? Wow! Time flies. I've reached my goals & I feel pretty good about it. Maintaining is a lot harder then it would sound (I am still learning) but I have zero regrets! Cheers to many more years! When did you start reintroducing alcohol? I wasn't a huge drinker pre op.. but with the holidays coming up I'd really enjoy a half a glass of wine with my friends.. I know my program discourages any kind of alcohol consumption (even though the SW told me if I was gonna drink, go slow and be with people I trust)

QOTD: PJs belong at home only. It is my opinion that it is disgusting to wear your Panama's outside of the house for errands.

M1: fairlife latte, egg whites, salsa & cheddar

m2: yogurt, honey, blueberries, granola

m3: left over philly stuffed peppers w a babybel

m4: English muffin and PB

m5: left over turkey chilli

Surgery 09/30/20

CW: 147.6 |SW: 221.6 |HW: 255

Learning my new normal, one day at a time.

on 9/30/21 3:07 am, edited 9/29/21 8:08 pm
RNY on 02/14/18

I did it after I hit goal. I'm glad you are aware of how much harder alcohol hits post WLS, it is no joke at all. Having said that, I do still enjoy an adult beverage.

Happy surgiversary!!

HW: 306 SW: 282 GW: 145 (reached 2/6/19) CW:150


on 9/30/21 4:37 am
RNY on 11/22/16

Happy one year anniversary! You have done so well.

on 9/30/21 5:03 am
RNY on 08/29/18

Congratulations, you've done fantastic. One year for me.

Jim Age 55 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

Melody P.
on 9/30/21 5:30 am - TX

Happy anniversary! You seem to be doing extremely well!

Sometimes life is like sunshine and rainbows ... other times it's a big steaming pile of . . .well you know what.

Just keep swimming!

on 9/30/21 5:47 am - Central Coast, CA
RNY on 06/26/17

Happy surgiversary.

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


PGW: 140-142

on 9/30/21 6:20 am
RNY on 10/29/19

Happy One Year and job well done!! I waited about 8 months. Had permission from my surgeon AND was very careful to be with safe people at home when I tried it. In the new days, I would only pour like 2 ounces of wine, and that would last me all night while I sipped. I would say that I am one of the lucky ones and don't have an exaggerated response to alcohol, and I truly enjoy a glass of wine or an Old Fashioned, but truthfully, if I had a bad reaction like when I ate that damn butter cake, maybe I would not drink quite so many calories. So it's a double edged sword for me. One more life balance thing for me to understand and control.


on 9/30/21 7:13 am
RNY on 08/11/14

Happy Surgiversary! Regarding alcohol, I didn't drink much pre-surgery but haven't had even a sip since.

RNY 8/11/14 with Dr. Kelvin Higa PS Lipectomy 4/12/17 with Dr. John Burnett HW 291.4/CW 135-140 (03/2020)GW 150

on 9/30/21 7:26 am - Pittsburgh , PA
RNY on 12/19/17

I waited 2 years but they are correct be very careful. However I love being a cheap drunk. If you want a can of something I love the new Alcoholic Arnold Palmers they have no carbonation so I can fit in with the cool kids.

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.

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