kgrenier12 wrote a blog post 7 years, 9 months ago
Going Vegan One Coffee At A Time - Decided to go vegan. Main concern will be dairy replacements and getting the proper amounts of protein in everyday. I bought a nondairy coffee creamer - we'll see how that go...

kgrenier12 added a goal 8 years, 8 months ago
get off artificial sweeteners.

kgrenier12 accomplished a goal 8 years, 8 months ago
Do Karaoke.

kgrenier12 wrote a blog post 8 years, 8 months ago
Getting off artificial sweeteners. - Been noticing that I eat more sugar free products versus my protein and also started a new habit of decaf coffee w/ 4 sp*endas at least three times a day.  It started to feel like ...

kgrenier12 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 8 months ago
going off artificial sweeteners? - Am getting ready to go off artificial sweeteners.... Anyone else with RNY that doesn't do sugar free products?

kgrenier12 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 8 months ago
Husband is booked for surgery - any advice? - Hi: I had my RNY December of 2009 now my husband is getting it done April 25. Anyone else have their boyfriend/girlfriend/partner have RNY? Any advice? I am very excite...

kgrenier12 wrote a blog post 9 years, 2 months ago
What's your favorite protein bar & why? - Looking for new protein bar suggestions.   They are the perfect food to store in my purse or at work when I am on the go but I've been getting tired of the ones I've been eating. ...

kgrenier12 wrote a blog post 9 years, 4 months ago
Physical setbacks - I injured my back last week due to overuse.  I have a bad back anyways. I am getting better - less pain and stifness these days. I started running and I know doing something ...

kgrenier12 wrote a blog post 9 years, 5 months ago
Couch to 5k - anyone else doing this? - I started the couch to 5k today.  Anyone else doing this? Walking speed is 3.7 Running speed is 4.3 Better than I thought it was going to be. Would like to do a run/w...

kgrenier12 wrote a blog post 9 years, 5 months ago
Good medical news! - I met with my Kidney doctor today and all tests came back saying my kidneys were healthy! Before surgery I had kidney problems.  I was resigned to having these problems indef...

kgrenier12 wrote a blog post 9 years, 7 months ago
Onederland! Wow it is beautiful here! - I made it to onederland today!  This is a major milestone for me. I haven't been under 200 pounds since 1999!  I really need to update my profile picture.  What did you do...

kgrenier12 wrote a blog post 9 years, 7 months ago
almost 60 gone - next goal get to 199 - I've lost almost 60 pounds and am 3 pounds away from getting to my next major milestone of 199. Haven't been 199 in 10 years! Here are some of the positive changes going on: ...

kgrenier12 wrote a blog post 9 years, 7 months ago
Seat Victory - I love Fenway Park but couldn't fit in their seats.  I remember being there 8 years ago and barely able to sit in a seat.  My hips got bruise marks because I couldn't fit.  I felt ...

kgrenier12 wrote a blog post 9 years, 8 months ago
donut advertising - I was waiting in line early this morning for my decaf and was looking at the names of the donuts...."springtime rain" "bowtie" "boston cream". They sound so beautiful. I wish...

kgrenier12 wrote a blog post 9 years, 9 months ago
I did it - quadricep stretch! - Every time in my exercise class when it came time to do the standing quadricep stretch I would do something else.  The extra weight would prevent me from lifting my leg up. Afte...

kgrenier12 wrote a blog post 9 years, 9 months ago
shoes: either my feet are shrinking or my shoes ar - I've lost 43 pounds so far and when I put on my size 10 shoes - they are loose. Am I imagining this?  Did this happen to you?

kgrenier12 wrote a blog post 9 years, 9 months ago
shorts - i just realized that i haven't worn a pair of shorts in 10+ years because of my weight. this will be the year that i wear them

kgrenier12 wrote a blog post 9 years, 9 months ago
trying new foods - My tastes have definitely changed.  My old favorite meal was chicken parmesan with 4 cups of pasta.  Now I really like foods that don't hurt when you eat them. The frozen Kashi ...

kgrenier12 wrote a blog post 9 years, 9 months ago
18 is my new lucky number! - My pants were getting really loose in the past few weeks so I bought a few pairs of 20's.  I decided I needed more 20's and went shopping.  The 20's at the store were loose.  I dec...

kgrenier12 wrote a blog post 9 years, 10 months ago
protein & liquids - Been struggling to get in fluids and protein. Met w/ my nutritionist this week.  I have been getting dizzy spells due to dehydration.  I am now bumping up my protein shakes w/wh...

kgrenier12 wrote a blog post 9 years, 11 months ago
hitting the gym - I've been walking the malls for 15 to 40 minutes at a time but haven't been on a treadmill since my surgery 12/8. Today I walked for 60 minutes - not my usual speed of 3.0 but m...

kgrenier12 wrote a blog post 9 years, 11 months ago
new meaning to Christmas now - Christmas used to mean presents and food. I have a new meaning to Christmas now. It's about being grateful, having fun and giving. This past Christmas was my first one aft...

kgrenier12 wrote a blog post 9 years, 11 months ago
2 weeks post-op RNY - My RNY surgery was 2 weeks ago. I have been approved today to move on to Tuft's "Stage 4" foods which are moist/soft proteins. My first protein on this stage was 3 oz of bake...

kgrenier12 wrote a blog post 10 years ago
6 days post op RNY - RNY surgery on 12/8 went fine.  Found it difficult to get rest in the hospital.  The tip on getting a pillow for your belly was priceless.  I used it in the car ride home from the ...

kgrenier12 wrote a blog post 10 years ago
less than 18 hours from now... - less than 18 hours from now I will be having RNY surgery i am grateful for all the people giving me help with my kids and my surgery. i go from being excited to anxiety about...
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