KatCooper posted a discussion topic 8 years, 8 months ago
What a cool feeling!! -  I have been walking about 2 miles a day and then every other day I walk 3.2-3.5 miles.  Today I hit the 3.2 mile marker and got the coolest feeling....kinda like I could do anythi...

KatCooper posted a discussion topic 8 years, 9 months ago
Thank you all for prepping me for my 1st stall!!! -  I just want to say thanks to all of you who consistantly answer us new folks when we  have our first stall.  I am 7 weeks out and finally hit my first one.   I have to say thanks ...

KatCooper posted a discussion topic 8 years, 9 months ago
Which is better..... -  I am currently walking every other day approx 3.2 miles in under an hour (finally!)  I have been able to bring my time down from 22min/mile to 17/18min mile.  I do not have a trea...

KatCooper posted a discussion topic 8 years, 9 months ago
My pouch does not like mornings! - I used to love breakfast prior to surgery.  Since surgery it is a struggle to eat or drink anything for about the first 2 hours when I get up as I get really nauseated.  I finally ...

KatCooper posted a discussion topic 8 years, 9 months ago
citrical calcium citrate petites -  Is anyone taking these calcium petites?  Is so when did you start? They are not that big, but I am worried about them getting stuck.  I am about 7 weeks out.  I am having a hard t...

KatCooper posted a discussion topic 8 years, 9 months ago
Weird exercise challenge from my surgeon! -  Hi all.  I met with my surgeon today for my 6 week check up.  As we were discussing my exercise goals (my first is a 5k in October) he suggested joining their bariatric triathlon ...

KatCooper posted a comment 8 years, 9 months ago
I am so sorry you are having such a crappy time with this Doc. You...

KatCooper posted a discussion topic 8 years, 9 months ago
question about drinking while walking/jogging -  I am about 5 weeks out from surgery and am walking 2.5-3 miles every other day.   I always take  bottle of water with me when I walk or am on the treadmill.   I frequently get ver...

KatCooper posted a discussion topic 8 years, 10 months ago
Problems with water -  This is going to sound wierd, but here it goes:   I can eat food and everthing is fine, i can drink smoothies and everything is fine BUT when I drink water, I have excessive burpi...

KatCooper posted a discussion topic 8 years, 10 months ago
Baked Ricotta- Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!! -  I tried the baked ricotta from Eggface's website as some of you have suggested and all I have to say is THANK YOU!!!!  I felt human again eating something hot out of the oven.  An...

KatCooper posted a discussion topic 8 years, 10 months ago
They told me this would happen. -  I am just over 2 weeks out from surgery and am having the dreaded "what the hell have I done" day.   It started well, I walked almost 2 miles this am, and felt pretty good.  I am ...

KatCooper wrote a blog post 8 years, 10 months ago
15 days post op -  I am sitting here having chest pain from one to many bites of a scrambled egg.  Learning  the cue for "whoa there the pouch is full" has been a interesting learning experience.  I...

KatCooper wrote a blog post 8 years, 11 months ago
And the countdown begins....... -  18 days to go before surgery......and I am ready for this new chapter in my life to begin!!!  I have changed my way to eating and have been exercising regularly.  I am walking abo...

KatCooper posted a comment 8 years, 11 months ago
Wow, congratulations!!! I have surgery on the 30th and hope to be...

KatCooper posted a comment 8 years, 11 months ago
You should be proud of yourself!!!! What a fantastic...

KatCooper posted a discussion topic 8 years, 12 months ago
When did you start running??? - I am about 26 days away from surgery and weigh 289.  I walk about 2.5 miles a day in about 45-50 minutes.  I really  am enjoying it and my goal is to eventually run.  ( I am walkin...

KatCooper wrote a blog post 9 years ago
This time 30 days from now.... -  So, this time 30 days from now I will be out of surgery and on with the rest of my life!    I am officially scheduled for June 30th.  I haven't had any soda or beer for the past 3...

KatCooper posted a comment 9 years ago
Thanks for the encouragement! My surgery is scheduled for June...

KatCooper posted a comment 9 years ago
Thanks for the reminder that it is ok to get a compliment! This is...

KatCooper posted a comment 9 years ago
That is awesome!! You should be so proud of yourself!

KatCooper wrote a blog post 9 years ago
approval!!! -  I had an email waiting on my when I got to work today that said I was approved for my surgery!  I have to get the "official" letter of approval, but it is done, FINALLY!   I shoul...

KatCooper wrote a blog post 9 years ago
Tired -  I have been working out every day for the past week.  I am not a morning person, but I have been getting up at 5:45 to walk every morning.   I am only walking 2 miles and it takes...

KatCooper wrote a blog post 9 years ago
Goal time!! - Goal #1- Complete 6 months of dietary counseling in order to get approved for surgery-Done!!!  My dietician said she thought I was extrememly prepared and ready for surgery.  She w...

KatCooper posted a comment 9 years ago
60 pounds gone forever...that is awesome!!! Congrats!!!!

KatCooper wrote a blog post 9 years ago
Almost there...and under 300 - For the first time in several years I am under 300lbs.  It may sound silly, but I have been trying to eat like I would once I have surgery.  I have been increasing my protien and w...
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Collierville, TN
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26.3
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RNY
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06/30/2011
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Mar 13, 2011
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