MacMadame posted a discussion topic 5 years ago
It's been six years - I was sitting here thinking.. hey, my six year anniversary is coming up. I should start thinking about a blog post. Should I do another cottage cheese test? Take measurements? What...

MacMadame posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
Weekday Workouts 7/28 - 8/1 - Monday - REST - I was going to mix it up this week but I ended up staying up until Midnight to watch a friend cross the finish line of her first IM. So then I slept in! Tues - Tra...

MacMadame posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
Weekday Workouts 7/21 - 7/25 - Monday - REST Tues - Track - had a good workout this week! Did about 4 miles total, 2.5 in the 30 min. timed portion Wed. - Lap swimming Thurs. - Trail running Fri - Serious st...

MacMadame posted a comment 5 years, 4 months ago
It is very typical to have a weight loss stall at about 3 weeks due to...

MacMadame posted a discussion topic 5 years, 4 months ago
Weekend Workouts - 6/7 & 6/8 - I was supposed to do a Bike-Run-Bike-Run workout today but I got sick yesterday. I'm bummed. Tomorrow I'm volunteering at the Silicon Valley Kids Tri so no workout tomorrow either...

MacMadame posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
Looking for non-milk based protein powders - The older I get, the more my tummy hates dairy. It sucks! Now even my protein shakes are bothering me. And whey protein concentrate hardly has any lactose while whey protein isolat...

MacMadame posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
It's the Weekend - What's your workout? - Saturday our Tri club did an OWS followed by a run. I ran the whole 5k! My time was just okay. But it's the farthest I ran without a walk break since I came back to running. Today...

MacMadame posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago
Suggestion for posting the Daily workout threads - I've noticed that the Daily workout threads aren't what they once where when I first started coming to this forum 4-5 years ago. I don't come here every day any more and sometime t...

MacMadame posted a discussion topic 5 years, 7 months ago
Weekend Workouts - So coming back from an injury. Did my first time of working out multiple days in a row and so far so good. I had to take a lot of naps but my head seems okay. Thurs. I did a spin ...

MacMadame posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
Fri-Sun Workouts - It's the weekend! - I started my weekend off right! This morning I did my serious strength workout as usual. Then after work I went for a short run with a friend and then we swam laps at the Stanford ...

MacMadame posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
Come Run with Me - Campbell, CA! - I used to be very active in this forum but it's been over 5 years since my surgery and I've cut back on my internet. :) Anyway I'm starting a running group and our first mee...

MacMadame posted a comment 5 years, 11 months ago
It's safe for two 250 pound (or more) passengers taking up two...

MacMadame posted a discussion topic 5 years, 12 months ago
Wednesday Workouts - I managed to swim again for the second week in a row. Whee! I forgot my watch again so I have no idea how far I swam though. 

MacMadame posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
Weekend Workouts - 10/19 & 10/20 - I'm mentoring some guys through their first IM and today I took them out to Lake Del Valle for an Open Water Swim. We had a good time and my swim stroke count it up so that's go...

MacMadame posted a comment 6 years ago
I am always telling WLS patients who say they have to keep junk food...

MacMadame posted a comment 6 years, 1 month ago
Obesity is a disease and WLS is a medical treatment. I feel sorry for...

MacMadame posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
Weekend Workouts - Fri - Sunday - I went on a bike ride today. Almost 16 miles. I need to get up to 26 miles for my race in 3 weeks so that's not too good but I had to take some time off due to some health issue...

MacMadame posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
Weekend Workouts - 8/10 - 8/11 - My tri club had an OWS clinic today and I went to it. It was fun. I forgot to turn on my Garmin so I have no idea how much I swam. Oh well.

MacMadame posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
Thurs. Workouts - So once a month there is an Aquathon / OWS race on Thursdays. I did it today and they said I won my age group!! Except it turned out they thought I had swum a mile when I had on...

MacMadame posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
The Diet Fix - A talk by Dr. Yoni Freedhoff - I wrote up the talk I went to at the WLSFA's Meet 'n Greet. I wasn't going to post it here but then I saw the "I'm ready for my scolding thread" and I decided you guys need to s...

MacMadame posted a comment 6 years, 5 months ago
Great article! I get so tired of hearing people say "I am thinking of...

MacMadame posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
This is what a "normal" BMI looks like -   People ask a lot about how to set a goal weight and also what it means to be a normal BMI. I put together this series of pictures of me at different weights, all of which ...

MacMadame posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
What is a normal BMI? - People ask a lot about how to set a goal weight and also what it means to be a normal BMI. I put together this series of pictures of me at different weights, all of which were a...

MacMadame posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
Want to do a fun Half-marathon as a Tri Relay Team - Hey anyone remember me? I used to post here all the time but then I got injured and it was too depressing to read about everyone else working out. I see we have more body builde...

MacMadame posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
I gave you the stomach of a baby; raise it well - When I first decided to get surgery, about five years ago, it was early in the year and I knew I wouldn't be able to get off work until the Fall. So I hung out on WLS boards lik...
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