3 1/2 month update
Oct 29, 2009
Well here it is 3 1/2 months out and I have lost 61 lbs. I am at a stall right now. I have been in the hospital and had an endoscopy and they found that the opening to my esophagous was to small and they stretched that and also found an ulcer. That was very painful. but since the testing and taking medications, it feels so much better. I had my 49th birthday this month and want to (WILL BE) a lot smaller than I am right now.at my "BIG 50" next October!!! Will post more later...
A new "SUPER WOW" moment!
Sep 05, 2009
Since I last posted a blog, I had lost 45 lbs in 36 days. Well here it is 55 days since surgery and I have lost 59 lbs, WOW!!! I hadn't weighed myself since the last post and was really scared to weigh this morning, scared that I had gained. One of my personal goals was to just get back into the 200's and get out of the 300's. So now it is to get to 250. Then I will set another goal for myself. I am not sure at how much I want to lose all together, that will just have to be when I fill like I'm happy with myself and feel comfortable. I'm still not able to walk, due to the ulcer on the bottom of my left foot. I still do my routine exercises and shall continue until my foot heals. Will blog again soon.
Aug 22, 2009
Good Morning! Hope all of you are doing well. I am doing "GREAT"!!! At 36 days out, I had lost 45 lbs. ***YIPPEE***!!! I still have not had any complications, I feel for you that have had complications. I'm not getting to do any walking exercises due to having a diabetic ulcer on my left foot. So, I have to do my exercises sitting or lying (no not that kind. I know what you all are probably thinking, lol) I have had so many WOW moments that just blows my mind with happiness, glee, joy and love. It means so much to hear my sons comment on my weight loss and that they so are proud of me. My husband ,well he is my "ROCK"! Being able to get my wedding rings on after 4 yrs. Getting use to sleeping flat in the bed instead of having the head and knees elevated. I am hoping to be back in the regular bed soon, and get rid of the hospital bed that I have been sleeping in for the last 6 months. I come off a few om my meds and hope to be coming off of more in time. The best is coming off one of my insulin and cut way back on the Lantus. I know that there will be a lot more WOW moments to come and I can't wait!!! More later...
One month out
Aug 13, 2009
Just wanted to update on my progress after RNY. It has been exactly a month ago today and I have lost 37 lbs. and have come off of or reduced the quantity of my medications I take daily. My sugar readings have been in the low 100's. I completely came off one insulin and take half the dosage of the other. I now take 200 units per day and was taking a total of 600 units. I have felt so good and can get around so much easier. I never had any problems with the surgery or after (pain, dumping or diarrhea). I don't get hungry and have "NO HUNGER PAINS"!!! It is so hard to remember to eat (me not wanting to eat?) I have no problem getting my daily fluids, vitamins or protein. It's one of the greatest things that I have ever done and would do it again in a heartbeat!!! Stay tuned for further postings...
3 weeks out
Aug 03, 2009
So, today is my 3 weeks out date and I have never felt better!! I have come off of one of my insulins, I was taking 300 units aday and 300 units of the other one, but now only take 150 units aday WOW, what a feeling!! I was able to wear my weddings rings today. I have really had a few "WOW" moments in such a short time. My very first one was loosing 24 lbs. in one week, being able to walk to the van or from the shower to the bedroom with having to gasp for air (so very scary not to be able to breathe). I fit so much easier in my computer chair and my electric chair. My son has said, 'that he is waiting for the day that we can walk on the beach together", His is one of my biggest supporters. He is so awesome!! As is my wonderful husband of 28 years. He is my "HERO", I love you honey, for who you are and for all that you do! Thank you to my all my friends, family and my OH family for all your support. Enough for today, will blog again soon.
Jun 27, 2009
Well I got a new date for my WLS, it will be 07/13/09. I'm not going to get my hopes up as much as I did on 06/24/09. Hopefully, we will get to proceed with it this time. Will keep everyone up to date.