mshelf3 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
Truly Truly TMI but..... and for those about 1 1/2 - OK- so here goes. I finally figured out how to be truly regular every day. I drink enough water and have my yogurt, etc.. and every morning like clockwork..... I am able to "go to ...

mshelf3 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
question regarding recent surgery - My friend had lap band last Tuesday. She cannot eat anything. She doesn't throw up but just can't eat. Any suggestions?

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mshelf3 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
One year ago yesterday -  I can't believe it was a year ago that I had surgery, but then at times I can't believe it was ONLY a year ago. My life has changed in so many ways in that year all directly relat...

mshelf3 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
Vanilla Protein Powder -  I usually use UNJURY protein. However, I have missed the delivery of my last order and they sent it back so I am hunting for a substitute for the next few weeks. Is there one that...

mshelf3 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
Help.... input... thoughts??? weight gain over 5 -  Ok - so my weight loss slowed big time over the past few months. I figured that was normal. I am almost at 1 year and I knew that would happen. I don't love it but ok. I do eat so...

mshelf3 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 8 months ago
Why?????? - SO I am almost 11 months out and I have done basically pretty good. EXCEPT for the last two months. I have only lost about 10 lbs in that time and I keep eating crap. I don't gorge...

mshelf3 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 8 months ago
OT- clothes donations - I know most of us have so many clothes that we have shrunken out of and need to get rid of. There is a woman I know who works with county mental health departments. They often have...

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mshelf3 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 10 months ago
So ..... 6 months..... - My therapist suggested waiting 6 months to be in a "relationship". She said I should date casually but not get committed for at least 6 months. I want to do this. I'm just not good...

mshelf3 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 10 months ago
Random NSVs - I just got back from a conference in Chicago. The last time I was in Chicago was two years ago and I was miserable the WHOLE time because it was so painful to move and travel and e...

mshelf3 wrote a blog post 8 years, 10 months ago
Time to take charge......again - I realized this morning I was slipping dangerously down the slope of past behaviors. I actually started to sneak some food!!!! Seriously?????? There isn't even anyone monitoring me...

mshelf3 wrote a blog post 8 years, 10 months ago
Easy to lose focus - Maybe a blog is the best place when you want to vent at yourself- you don't really want advice because you KNOW what you did wrong.... you just want it out there. I have not been m...

mshelf3 wrote a blog post 9 years, 1 month ago
Home for the Holidays.... - My first Christmas since RNY..... I love the way I am starting to fit in clothes. I hope I don't hate pictures quite as much this year. I miss terribly all of the traditional foods...

mshelf3 wrote a blog post 9 years, 1 month ago
Stall, Stress, or hormones - So I have been really happy with my weight loss until about 10 days ago. I started taking birth control again about 13 days ago. I have gone up and down the same 2 pounds for the l...

mshelf3 uploaded a photo 9 years, 2 months ago

mshelf3 wrote a blog post 9 years, 3 months ago
Jean Shopping...... - So today i decided that I needed a pair of jeans to wear. The last pair I bought was about 1 1/2 months after surgery and they are hanging off in a big way. I went to Torrid first-...

mshelf3 wrote a blog post 9 years, 3 months ago
3 1/2 months out and 90 lbs gone - Wow- where to start. I feel amazing about the weight loss. YAY. I flew last weekend and I asked the flight attendant for a seat belt extender. When I got to my seat, I thought I wo...

mshelf3 uploaded a photo 9 years, 3 months ago

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mshelf3 wrote a blog post 9 years, 4 months ago
Almost 11 weeks out - So I started my post op diet on July 5th. I have lost 74.6 lbs since that day. Unbelievable. Well kinda...... On the one hand- it has gone so quickly that it is kinda a blur. I am ...

mshelf3 uploaded a photo 9 years, 5 months ago

mshelf3 uploaded a photo 9 years, 5 months ago

mshelf3 wrote a blog post 9 years, 5 months ago
Almost a month - Funny, I just realized I am not quite a whole month out from surgery. Technically it has been 4 weeks but the 15th isn't until tomorrow!!! So I feel great. I have more energy, my b...

mshelf3 wrote a blog post 9 years, 6 months ago
First attempt at a Blog - So  I have never been into the whole blogging thing. I just never really felt that anyone would be that interested in what I have to say in a forum like this but I am so incredibly...
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