Tammy C. wrote 3 years, 9 months ago
Happy one year Surgiversary Linda!

Linda L. posted a discussion topic 3 years, 10 months ago

I decided to kick up my water intake and since it is so cold here I have added herbal teas in and that has really helped!  I am down 114 pounds! My weight loss hit a plateau as I expected it to.  Having had broken my ankle after surgery is has slowed d


Linda L. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 1 month ago

Ok so we all have thought about how the dryer is shrinking our clothing. I had a little role reversal last week. I was trying to find a pair of jeans that fit I blew through 3 sizes of jeans that I owned that I had worn and convinced myself that I co


Linda L. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 2 months ago

So all these posts about Non Scale Victories aka NSV inspired me to share.  I continue in physical therapy as 3 months post surgery I broke my left ankle  I was really worried about a decline in my weight loss.  I'm down almost 100 pounds now and last


Linda L. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 4 months ago

What seems like a lifetime ago I used to enjoy taking a bath. Not just a bath. a HOT bath, with bubbles and candle light. I'd put quiet music on and all of my stress would melt away.  I haven't taken that kind of a bath for a very long time.  You see I


Linda L. added a goal 4 years, 4 months ago
lose 100 pounds

Linda L. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 5 months ago

I am beside myself! Overwhelmed....shocked!  I broke my left ankle and sprained my right ankle on 5/24 I haven't weighed in since I fell.  While in the hospital they would weigh me but I was maintaining.  I am THRILLED to report that I weighed in this


Linda L. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 5 months ago

What a wonderful machine the recumbent elliptical is!  I have been using it during my physical therapy and it enables me to truly get cardio in without hurting my ankles.  I broke my left ankle 3 weeks ago.  I was worried about my continued weight loss


Linda L. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 5 months ago

I am thrilled to say that I saw the orthopedic dr today about my ankles and while I will still need physical therapy he gave me two lace up braces for my ankles AND I can drive and SWIM!!! I am very happy about the ability to swim again I find it a gre


Linda L. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 5 months ago

Ok so 18 days in a nursing home /rehabilitation facility and I am FINALLY back home.  Home NEVER looked so good!  As I review my life from February til now I'm pretty awe struck in my ability to over come hurdles.  Feb 17th I had my RNY and had some co


Linda L. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 6 months ago

Sooooo Friday I was leaving my house to take the neighbor swimming when I fell. It wasn't just a tiny fall. I FELL, I ROLLED BOTH MY ANKLES ultimately landing full weight on my left. I had to call for an ambulance. The ER Dr did a temporary cast and se


Linda L. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 6 months ago

 Yesterday I found a pair of jeans in my closet.  I decided to try them on convinced that they wouldn't fit but at least I'd have an idea as to w


Linda L. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 6 months ago

Ok so they said it would happen. But nothing really prepares you for the hair falling out part. At least not for me. My hair is shoulder length and it is everywhere! My pets are dealing with my shedding...lol. anyone else go through this? When does it


Linda L. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 6 months ago

I started swimming about 3 weeks ago and taking water aerobics. Yesterday for the first time in my life I swam a mile!! I have found swimming to be a wonderful way to reintroduce my body to exercise! I have been in physical therapy due to some back iss


Linda L. added a goal 4 years, 7 months ago
Get on the scale weekly

Linda L. added a goal 4 years, 7 months ago
Weigh Under 300 pounds

Linda L. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago

57I struggle w what I call sleep eating. Which is eating in the middle of the night out of emotion, boredom, and sometimes hunger. In an effort to stop this behavior I journal. Sometimes I lose the battle. I'm 2 months out and down 57 pounds. I will br


Linda L. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago

I saw my surgeon today I am down 49 pounds since my surgery on 2/17/15.  I know that the large numbers will slow down but WOW! I'm pretty excited!  I pulled my right groin doing the steps in my house so my exercise has slowed down which is frustrating


Linda L. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 8 months ago

Hello All,

I was on a quest to find a high protein drink 11oz 30 grams Protein that didn't make me gag.  I was not fond of Muscle Milk as I found it to have an after taste.  A friend suggested Premier Protein which you can get a Costco or Sam's


Linda L. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 8 months ago

I had a Dr's appt today. My surgery was exactly one month ago today. I have lost 39 pounds. I am very excited! I've followed my post surgery diet to the letter. It's truly the beginning of a new life for me. 


Linda L. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 8 months ago

I'm 3 weeks out of surgery. Had some complications during surgery. My lungs collapsed and they kept me sedated for a day and a half. I was very weak and hospitalized for 15 days. I am staying w my parents and have a nurse OT and PT coming to work w me.


Linda L. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
I have a cold two days before sugery - I'm freaking out a bit. My surgery is Tuesday morning and on Friday evening I started getting sick. No fever but I'm congested and coughing. Anyone else had to have surgery resched...

Linda L. wrote a blog post 5 years ago
The Final Nail..... - The final nail in my proverbial coffin was finding out last week that I now have type 1 diabetes.  I have been preparing for RNY surgery for about a year. I was to have surgery in ...
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