Long time, no see!
Oct 15, 2007
Anyway, I figure while I'm here, I'll give you all an update. I'm almost five months out and I'm down 79 lbs.
Three months out, 62 lbs down
Aug 22, 2007
I'm posting new pictures! Go check them out!
Jul 11, 2007
I can pretty much eat anything. Bread and I don't get along though. I started drinking the Minute Maid Light Lemonade. I like it, but I think it may be too much acid for my pouch right now. I'm still trying to get all of my protein in. It seems a lot easier and I feel a lot better now that I can eat just about anything.
Jun 20, 2007
As of today, I'm down 31 pounds. I have my one month post-op on Friday. Then, I head up to the hospital to visit T. Howell as her surgery is tomorrow. I can't wait for her to be on the losing side with me.
Anyway, I've gotten sick of string cheese and yogurt already. I made me some scallops at lunch time and I don't think my body likes them. I tried them before and had the same result; an upset stomach. At least shrimp doesn't seem to bother me. This week, I get to start having chicken. I can't wait. I love chicken. I just need to find some good chicken recipes to have a variety.
Part of me wants this weight to come off faster, but at least it's coming off.
Jun 11, 2007
Jun 08, 2007
I talked to my nutritionist last week when I was in her office. I asked her about weight loss stalls. She said you shouldn't be stalling early in the game unless you're not walking. Well, my scale stayed the same for three days. Some may not call that a stall, but I do...especially when I'm losing an average of 10 lbs a week. I know it's going to slow down, but I wasn't expecting it to stop for three days. Anyway, Wednesday I figured I'd better start walking. I'm supposed to be doing it anyway. so, I started walking Wednesday. Last night I walked forever and it felt great. I have that really good muscle ache going on today. I stepped on the scale this morning and I'm down another pound. Granted I've been peeing like a mad woman too. I don't know what's up with that because I'm not really drinking more water than normal.
I just walked up to work a bit ago. It is hot outside and most of the walk was uphill, but in the shade. I'm only at work for a little bit longer as I have a lunch date with T. Howell today at 1:00 and I definitely need a shower. I so want to just guzzle a bottle of water right now. I miss doing that.
Last night after my long long walk, my roommate and I walked by the pool to see if it was filled with water yet. For some reason, the grand opening party isn't until 6/16. I think that's a little late for a pool to be opening. Anyway, the pool was filled with water. So, I went back to the house, changed into my bathing suit, and got in the pool. It felt SO good. I may get in it tonight and do some laps. I love to swim.
Hopefully my weight loss will continue. So far I'm down 26.2 lbs...or was it 26.8? I can't remember.
This is harder than I thought.
Jun 05, 2007
As of today, I'm down 25 pounds. I need to find a ticker.
May 31, 2007
Insomnia sets in...
May 14, 2007
I haven't been sleeping well at night at all. I am so anxious and scared. Last night I had a dream about my surgery and it wasn't pleasant...but it wasn't bad. It was kind of weird really.
I've been mad crazy at work. Today went by fast even though I figured it would go by slow. I hope tomorrow goes by fast. I'm only working until noon on Wednesday. Then comes the bowel prep.
I'm glad I don't have to do the two week liquid diet. I never would have made it. I hope Dr. B even does surgery. I ate sorta bad today. It's just hard to eat good when I know these are the last meals I'm going to get to have for a while. Ugh. Let me enjoy my food!
A little peace of mind
Apr 27, 2007
"I know that ultimately the choice everyone faces is the choice between hope and despair. Jesus says, 'Choose hope.'"
How's that for a little peace of mind?