StephK10 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 12 months ago

While on my morning run (3 miles before 6am!), I was thinking about how much my celebrations & rewards have changed.  I was thinking about it because I was wearing new running socks I'd bought the day before, a reward for completing a long distance wit


StephK10 posted a discussion topic 5 years ago

I've never started this post, so I thought I'd jump in today.

B: Click mocha shake with 2% milk

S: Skinny Pop

L: Brat Hans chicken burger & sliced tomato

D: Not sure - maybe an omelet 

W: BEHIND

V: okay</


StephK10 posted a discussion topic 5 years ago

I've found a new quick protein that I thought I'd share.  Brat Hans is a brand of chicken-based sausages, patties & meatballs - I think it's only sold at Whole Foods.  I got their Pesto Parmesan chicken burger.  It's 3.75 ounces, 160 calories, 22 grams


StephK10 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago

This is kind of a rant & kind of a request for help, though I know I won't ever say the right thing... Over the past few days, I've gotten the following comments:

1) "You know...you're about ten pounds away from looking like a crack fiend."


StephK10 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago

As a heavy person, my glory was my hair - long, dark, thick, curly hair.  One of my biggest fears with WLS was the hair loss.  I'm just past the six month point and I've been losing HANDFULS since February.  Luckily, I had a lot to begin with, but I wa


StephK10 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 4 months ago

As of yesterday, my BMI is 29.8!!!!!!   I've never been so happy to be "overweight" in my life!


StephK10 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago

I had my surgery on Monday, November 17th so today is my 4-month surgiversary! 

My high weight was 266.  On the day of surgery, I weighed 253.  Today, I am 193.  I’ve gone from a size


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StephK10 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 7 months ago
Anyone else just hear that NPR piece? - I'll post a link when they add it to the Morning Edition site. I listened with dread.  It was about a woman who was several years out from a sleeve who began gaining weight becaus...

StephK10 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 7 months ago
halfway there! - I just looked down at my weight loss ticker and realized... I'm over halfway to my goal!  I've now lost more than I have left to lose!  This part will likely be much more difficult...

StephK10 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 7 months ago
A New Sensation - I've always scoffed at those people (normally stick thin) who would intone in a sing-songy voice "I don't understand...I just forget to eat sometimes."   In my heaviest days, and ...

StephK10 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
4-Week Surgiversary!! - Four weeks ago today, I was sleeved.  I can't believe the difference a month makes!  It's like my life began again!  I have energy, I'm happy, I'm exercising!!   Im down 24 pounds...

StephK10 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
Workout music - I know this isn't exactly an exercise board, but y'all have become MY PEOPLE so I want to ask you. :). I'm back on the treadmill, doing Couch to 5K.  I need some good workout tunes...

StephK10 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
Like CLOCKWORK...the stall - I think my first stall is upon me, friends.  I'm 3 weeks (or 23 days) post-op and the scale has been stuck at 232 for 5. Straight. Days.  I know it's going to happen. I know it wil...

StephK10 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
Things I've Learned This Week - Week 3 post-op has been quite a learning week.  I went back to work, settled into (some) routines and figured out some important things. 1) I still have trouble with assessing my ...

StephK10 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
Energy Levels - Hi, Sleevers! My surgery was last Monday.  POD3 I was able to walk with my dog and I've continued that, working up to our regular route of a mile.   Other than that, I don't have...

StephK10 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago
DAY FOUR: Back in the land of the living - Well, it's DONE. I was sleeved on Monday, November 17.  I had trouble with anesthesia (lots of retching, urine retention) but was able to go home the next afternoon.  I felt AWFUL ...

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StephK10 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago
THANK YOU - My surgery is Monday, 11/17/14.  This has been a 6-month process and a lifelong process.  I wanted to say thank you to everyone on this forum.  Thanks for your honesty, your brave...

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StephK10 added a goal 5 years, 10 months ago
Have surgery in the next FOUR WEEKS.
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