erica_starks posted a comment 7 years, 10 months ago
Are we sharing the same brain? My goodness...living it too. I had...

erica_starks wrote a blog post 7 years, 10 months ago
Fighting the good fight. - I feel like every pound I loose lately has been a fight with myself. I am fighting the return of bad habits like hitting a drive through or seeking out chocolate during a challen...

erica_starks posted a comment 8 years ago
Love your positive attitude and congratulations on being a mom...

erica_starks posted a comment 8 years, 1 month ago
Suggestion on the tofu: First by the firm stuff. Remove packaging,...

erica_starks posted a comment 8 years, 2 months ago
Are we living parallel lives? (While I didn't have a c-section, I did...

erica_starks posted a comment 8 years, 2 months ago
You may want to think of your pouch like a baby. It may be boring for...

erica_starks posted a comment 8 years, 2 months ago
Most likely not an obstruction if you are able to poop and pass gas....

erica_starks posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Insomnia...Anyone else? - Prior to my surgery (August 2010) I had some sleep issues like sleep apnea and small children to wake me in the middle of the night, but those were pretty much resolved for the las...

erica_starks posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
How do you know when you are 'done?' - A little background....I have always been significantly overweight. Hefting 208 pounds at 5'3" at 12 years old...significantly overweight. At my heighest recorded weight pre-op, I ...

erica_starks posted a comment 8 years, 4 months ago
Don't know if you have tried yoga, it will definitely help with the...

erica_starks added a goal 8 years, 5 months ago
Loose 10 pounds per month

erica_starks wrote a blog post 8 years, 5 months ago
Learning and Unlearning - It seems that for every 5-6 days of doing good....I have 2-3 days of doing bad. I did the 5 DPT and did great. Overall I released 4.8 pounds and felt like I could conquer the world...

erica_starks posted a comment 8 years, 5 months ago
Wow, those protein shakes sound good. Taste is good? I also...

erica_starks wrote a blog post 8 years, 5 months ago
Wrap Up of 5DPT - I had been doing so good on the 5DPT, but this am I was up 3 pounds. But from the start of the 5DPT I did loose a total of 4.8. So I am more ahead than back. Where things went...

erica_starks wrote a blog post 8 years, 5 months ago
Day 4 of 5DPT - Starting on Day 4 of 5DPT. I lost another 2.2 pounds overnight, so a total of 7.8. Hoorah! Passed my first interim goal of 212 by being at 210.8 this am. Today, I am off to aqau ae...

erica_starks added a goal 8 years, 5 months ago
workout at least 45 minutes per day, plus go for a 2 mile walk each day.

erica_starks posted a comment 8 years, 5 months ago
I have done this for 2 weeks so I'm going to up the anty to 45...

erica_starks accomplished a goal 8 years, 5 months ago
workout for 30 minutes per day at the gym and walk 2 miles per day outside.

erica_starks wrote a blog post 8 years, 5 months ago
Day 3 of 5DPT - Yesterday went well. Had about 2.5 protein shakes and 6 oz yogurt, plus tons of water. This morning I was down 4.2 pounds. Yippee! I am 1 pound away from my next interim goal of 21...

erica_starks wrote a blog post 8 years, 5 months ago
Day 2 of 5DPT - So day 1 went pretty well, I was down 1.4 pounds after eating 2 protein drinks, a can of cream of asparagus soup and a sugar free popsicle.  I did do some exercise by cleaning off ...

erica_starks wrote a blog post 8 years, 5 months ago
Restart of 5 Day Pouch Test - I'm doing it.  I'm having my 24 oz black decaf right now. Soon I'll have my first protein shake for breakfast. I didn't see anything about exercise on the 5DPT website, but I wok...

erica_starks wrote a blog post 8 years, 5 months ago
Support Group Session - I went to group last night. Always so good to see the people there and talk with them about the 'issues.' Good to get perspective and LOVE my group leader. She is awesome, I mean r...

erica_starks wrote a blog post 8 years, 5 months ago
Frustrated and venting - Yesterday I ate under 700 calories (I measured and logged everything that went into my mouth.) I drank about 120 oz of fluids. I walked over 5 miles. I got over 75 grams of protein...

erica_starks wrote a blog post 8 years, 5 months ago
Start of 5 day pouch test - I have decided today will be the start of my 5 day pouch test. My husband is at work until 6 and will then go to his dad's to pick up my son who is there on a sleep over. My daught...

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Surgery
08/11/2010
Surgery Date
Aug 22, 2010
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