Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 16 hours, 11 minutes ago

Another week of rehab in the books. Still have a "twinge" when I get into the car (left leg). I did start walking last week, going to do that more this week. She actually had me on the elliptical today for 5 minutes.

Cant wait to be finally cle


Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 6 days, 15 hours ago

So rehab is coming along..Im at one month out of surgery..I go permission to "walk" so Monday I walked 1.5 miles around the park..I tried to keep up my heart rate as much as I could but didn't want to push it..

I need to work on "My Core" accor


Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 1 week, 6 days ago

Hope everyone had a great Labor Day weekend.

Week 2 of rehab is in the books. FINALLY got rid of the crutches so Im able to walk now. Trying to not limp. My leg is very weak. I have to do these exercises at home (stretches, air squats, squeezes


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Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 1 month, 1 week ago

Today will begin the healing process.

Heading to Nashville in a couple of hours and having surgery at 3 cst.

Hopefully, with rehab, I will be back to exercising by January is what the doctor said. Until then it looks like crutches for a


Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Hey everyone, Im having hip surgery Monday. They wanted to put me on Celebrex and also Aspirin for blood clots. Both of those are a no go. Im waiting for my Bariatric nurse to call me back and suggest alternatives.

Just wondering if anyone hear


Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Hello everyone..

Drove to Nashville today for a Cat scan..wont be doing any exercise today. I did do some open water training on Sunday which was really fun. The water at the lake was perfect.

Monday-nothing

Tuesday-either cycle


Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Looks like us in the South are going to get some good weather this week..

Monday-cycled...20.6 miles..15.7 mph

Tuesday-Swim

Wednesday-Cycle

Thursday-Swim

Friday-Cycle

Sat and Sun--Chillax


Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 2 months ago

This rain is going to put a damper on everything this week..

Monday-Swam 1 mile..47:15

Tuesday-Fri..rain based???


Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 2 months, 1 week ago

Hope everyone had a great 4th of July weekend..

I rode 45 miles Thursday and took the rest of the weekend off. I felt it today though

Monday-rode 20.55 miles..16.2 mph

Tues-Swim

Wed-Cycle

Thurs-Swim-

Fri-


Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Anyone had one Post WLS???..

It looks like the day before I will be on the same liquid diet pre-RNY surgery..Jello, broth,water etc..

Anyone have any issues? thoughts? concerns?

I have it scheduled for next Monday June 10th... s


Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 3 months, 4 weeks ago

So, I completed my first Olympic Open water Triathlon..Im still battling a hip injury and even though I got an injection on Wednesday, it didnt really help.

However, it was so much fun...and I learned so much. #1. Its very hard to sight without


Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 4 months ago

So, my MRI shows I have a CAM Impingement..(if you knew what that was without Goggle, you are way more informed than me)

I am going for a Shot on Thursday that may help relieve the inflammation. Im going to try to get "aligned" by a friend of m


Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 4 months, 1 week ago

So, this week I should, maybe, possibly find out some answers. MRI on Friday for my leg.

Monday-Swam 1500 meters..42:45..getting slower..ughh.....may go cycle tonight as well

Tuesday-cycle in the am

Wednesday-cycle as well


Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 4 months, 2 weeks ago

So I went with my swim coach to one of our lakes here in TN to practice some "open water" swimming. It is so different that swimming in the pool plus it was reallllllyyyy cold. So we started off going with the current so I could get my bearings. My co


Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 4 months, 3 weeks ago

Well, probably another off week for me..

Looks like Im going to have to get an MRI on my leg to see whats wrong with it. The Prednisone doesnt seem to be working so that really sucks...not sure how thats going to affect my running schedule this


Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 5 months ago

Been so busy today, forgot to post..

As an accountant, 4 years ago and 2 days was the last day of tax season. The next day was the dreaded "jello day" and then the 17th I had the surgery.

It has been an amazing experience for me and my


Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 5 months ago

So, odd week for me...

Sunday-Tried to run and my leg said "nope"...so, I walked 2 miles..doc said it wasn't arthritis or anything with my hip so thats a good thing..

Monday-decided to take today off..TAX DAY!!!!! finally over...

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Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 5 months, 1 week ago

So, the Hlf went about as I expected..the course, according to my Strava, was longer than 13.1..so my time was off..I was really hoping for a Sub 2...but....however, I did place 3rd in my age group..

Time to switch gears and start preparing for


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Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Good morning all...

This is Taper Week for me...

Monday-still dealing with a leg pain so I took today off

Tuesday-Going to run only 3 miles

Wednesday-Swim 1500 meters

Thurs/Friday--thinking about just going to th


Candrews1 posted a discussion topic 6 months ago

After my 5k on Saturday and then working 21 days straight due to tax season, I decided to take a day off. Good thing is I won my AB for the first race in the series..

Monday-Day off

Tuesday-Run 6 miles

Wednesday-Swim

Thu

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Jackson, TN
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35.2
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RNY
Surgery
04/17/2015
Surgery Date
Jul 24, 2018
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