10 years out and gaining, back on here today for motivation!!!
Yesterday I weighed in at 186.6. The highest Ive been in 10 years. I am so embarressed. Came on here today for some motivation and possibly some advice. I created a myfitnesspal.com account yesterday and tracked everything I ate honestly and went 290 calories over my caloric allowance for the day. I will try again today to reach my goal but my obsession and complete love affair with food has returned and I feel like I cant stop. I also walked around the park yesterday (.75 miles) which is the most excercise Ive also done in 10 years (no kidding). My question today would be... no carb/higher calories (more FOOD!!) or low calorie/ major restriction to help get some of this weight off? I have completely out-eaten this surgery a long, LONG time ago, I can eat more than a person that has not had surgery. I only late dump very rarely, so thats not even a deterent. Help!!
on 7/12/14 1:16 am
I am 11 years out. I have gained 65 pounds. I am so depressed and down on myself and feel as though I've taken all of my opportunities and all of my hard work and wasted it just threw it out the window. I really don't know what else to do. I guess that's why I'm back here on the site. I could use a friend how about you?
Absolutely. I feel the same way. I did this crazy thing to myself to lose weight and actually lost it and now its just being squandered because I have no self control. Im on facebook, if you want to hit me up on there bc I havent been on oh.com in forever and since Im so far out I have a tendency to just be annoyed by all the newbies on here with theyre irritating questions... (like... I only lost 45 this week, is this enough? how will I ever reach my goal?) iwww.... so annoying. im on facebook under Renee Thegreenidebandit
on 7/13/14 2:37 am
I'm going to get on facebook later today and I will send you a friend request okay? Thank you for responding though and I do look forward to helping each other out. Sure could use a pat on the back now and then. I put and confidenc. Ttys
on 7/23/14 4:54 am
hi, I just read this post and I too am ijn the same boat! I had open gastric bypass in 2001 and beginning with year 2 or so I started gaining. I am at 190 right now and holding there unforutnetly. I do have a questine for anyone who can answer...........I have a soft buldge between my belly button and my breast area. idk how else to explain it. it is a slight bit high on one side. when I suck in my lower stomach it is a noticeable buldge. when I stand and am dressed u can tell it is there also. Could this be a hernia? It isn't hard or anything/ I did make an appointment with dr for last this month but would like someones opinon that has regains weigth as I had thought this might be the pouch expanding and causing it to look this way. this is the lastest of problems. I have had numerous defincies and in general feel horrible,. Thanks for any opinions!
Woo Hoo! You are getting back on the path. I feel like it is going to be a much harder road for us then it was in the early years. But I hate how I feel and how I look right now. Especially when I look at pictures from when I reached my goal weight or when I read my old journal entries from the first 2-3 years.
I want to slap myself for complaining that "I only lost 3lbs. this week.", please get over yourself, I think to myself as I read them. It is good to connection with people who are over 8 years out and not perfect. Are struggling like I am to get back on track and don't have the new pouch glow to them.
Funny you say that about reading my old posts.. I would love to!! BUT.... my old blogs are gone!!! My surgery was in 2004 and I guess that they were all lost when OH switched over to their new format. Its very frustrating and annoying!! I messaged them to see if they are gone forever but I received no response!! Any old timers know how to retrieve them? I feel your pain KB, I had to buy size 16 stretchy jeans today. I wanted to cry. I am so embarressed.
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I am 7 years out and have gained nearly 30 lbs back...so angry with myself! I swore I would never let it happen and here I am again letting food and my weight completely consume my life! Earlier this year I started using the Lose It app and lost 7 lbs...stopped using it and gained it all back plus a few so I'm going back to using it starting tomorrow. I'm also going to buy a bicycle...I used to love riding my bike as a kid and am hoping if I'm doing something I love then I will keep doing it...I need the exercise so bad! I know I'm eating the wrong things but just can't seem to stop myself...my biggest issue is eating at night, it's like I can't go to sleep unless I eat something! And I can also eat way more than I could even 2-3 yrs after surgery and I rarely dump. I came back to OH for motivation, but I know I won't be on here very often. I'm also on facebook under Denise Garcia and I live in Monticello Arkansas, you're welcome to send a friend request...maybe we can motivate each other?!