My surgeon told us to go ten, twenty, or even thirty pounds under his goal weight for us. To allow for the bounceback. I see that worked so well for you. I loved the too skinny period and was sad when it ended.
Real life begins where your comfort zone ends
Afternoon! Today is my 4 year anniversary of my VSG surgery. The last 4 years have had some serious bumps in the road but over all they have gone pretty damn well. My ultimate goal weight was 147lbs (chosen via a conglomeration of different weight calculators). This morning I weighed in at 136.1lbs. I blew past my goal around 8 months post op and then ended up way too thin. I slowly came up to my current weight around 2 years and I've bounced in the same 6-8lbs since. One year ago today I weighed in at 145lbs.
QOTD: I love a good easy read novel. I also shut myself in my bedroom and watch shows or play on my phone when I need a break from people. I also think that exercise is extremely important for my mental health.
- Coffee w/ Cream x4
- Egg, bacon, sweet potatoes, sour cream
- 'Chicken Stuff' - this is an old recipe of a friend's that I used to make. It's chicken, veggie cream cheese, vegetables, and cream of broccoli soup cooked into a casserole. I'm also currently baking sourdough bread, hence the extra cup of coffee that snuck in there. I've been up since 5:30 when I had to start that process.
5'7" HW: 283 SW: 229 CW: 135-140 GW: 145
Pre-op: 53 M1: 22 M2: 12 M3: 12 M4: 8 M5: 10 M6: 11 M7: 5 M8: 6 M9-M13: 15-ish
LBL/BL w/ Fat Transfer 1/29/18
You have been through so much! Hope you have a smooth recovery and this gets you to a better place. Thanks for the reminder that dehydration is no joke.
HW: 306 SW: 282 CW:144.8 GW: 145 (reached 2/6/19), next goal - 132.9
Good morning menu crew.
I got some good news this morning. They approved the prior authorization for my thoracic MRI so I'm taking that a great sign for the stimulator. Keeping my hopes up!
We are having my brother and his family over today. Mexican fiesta.
I'm having some issues with my left leg. It's been numb since last night. I think I won't be able to use my little peddler exerciser for my legs. I just feel so cruddy not exercising more. I let it get to me and fed it with food. I'm having a hard time with getting my emotions into check. Just so much going on. Yuck. I'm not giving up though...never.
I have an appointment for psychiatric clearance tomorrow. Wish me luck!
qotd: Sunday's are just another day for us usually. I do try to take it easy!
b: oatmeal and coffee
l: taco or burrito
d: prob a tostada
s: GF table crackers, popcorn and fruit
39 F and 6 foot 1 inches
VSG - 3-14-18 - - - Revision to RNY - 5-29-19
I coffee! Mels Chainmaille
Good morning! Yesterday was very relaxing. We took a drive through the Tondo National Park and the went to Top Golf. So much fun. Yoga in the morning, an hour of golf swinging in the afternoon. I ate a fried chicken breast as my lunch. It was so good! Had a real low key dinner to offset it.
Today it's Yahtzee all day long and a steak dinner tonight. Going to be very low cal all day so I don't feel too guilty about dinner. I'm sure it will end with a bite of their butter cake. Just one or two, but I'm not missing out!
QoTD: For me, a day of filtered sunshine, a good book and no chores is perfect for recharging.
B: trying JU.ST egg with bacon.
L: homemade chili
D: bites of steak, potatoes and butter cake
surgery date 10/29/19 177.9
goal weight 125
light snow this morning and supposedly sidewalks are slippery (and I'm guessing the roads are as well), so we're stuck inside for awhile. Cripes. I'm really feeling trapped in here this morning. It's too cold to be outside, but at least we could go to the grocery store or something if the roads were OK (it's sad that a trip to the grocery store has again become the highlight of my week (as it was when this pandemic started), but, that's the way it is for the next couple of months. UGH)
QOTD: usually riding my bike or finding a quiet spot on one of the lakeshores (we have four lakes in town) - or kayaking out on one of the lakes - but I can't do any of that right now. Not many options here, and I feel like I need it this morning :-(
B: plain Greek yogurt with blueberry compote, coffee with half & half
MS: protein shake
L: two Costco chicken skewers - or else one with a small sweet potato or "power mix" salad with light dressing
AS: protein muffin (?). Maybe a L&F, too
D: well, we're supposed to get take out and take it to my MIL's, and if so, something safe (like (grilled) fish tacos or a turkey/avocado/bacon sandwich on whole grain bread (if that, I'll eat half a sandwich)), but if we're stuck at home, then maybe leftover chicken/broccoli curry or kidney bean stew
have a good day, all!
on 1/17/21 7:24 am
I like to make meatballs..
there was one on this website for Jalapeño cheddar ones .. they were delicious! Often times I'll just add in whatever I have in the fridge and make it work meatball style. Never disappoints!
HW (ever) : 255
Learning my new normal, one day at a time.