therese50 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago

So I've avoided coming here, just because I feel so awful about my weight gain.  Vertical sleeve done in 2011, got to my goal weight of 136 lbs.  Had hip and bunion issues and stopped exercising due to pain.  Now I'm at 160 lbs and I cannot believe I'm


therese50 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
A little encouragement for pre-ops. I feel so d - Hey all.  I wanted to just say that every single day I feel better and better.  My surgery was January 11, 2011 and though I can't figure out my ticker, I've lost 62 lbs so far.  I...

therese50 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
Six month check up - I went for my six month check up yesterday.  I am 5.0 and prior at my highest weight I was 222 lbs.  Prior to surgery I weighed 208 lbs.  Yesterday I weighed in at 148 lbs.  My per...

therese50 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
I signed up for a 5-K, holla! - Okay, well I'm only half way to goal, but I'm determined to do this 5-K even if my sorry ass is the last one over the finish line.  It's next Sunday and I'm feeling excited.  Last ...

therese50 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
NSV-WTH? - Okay so I was at a convenience store yesterday, standing behind a woman waiting for her to get done getting something from the cooler.  She stepped back and turned around surprised...

therese50 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 2 months ago
NSV, and boy did I need it! - Okay so I am half way to goal, have been in a bitch of a stall and in general feeling a little down.  Today I went to a team meeting for a client.  Haven't seen anyone since Decemb...

therese50 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 2 months ago
Daily calories?? - Okay, I've been in a super stall for a month.  My NUT said maybe it's because I'm only getting 800 calories a day, so she upped it to 1000/day.  Um, survey says: No!  I can't budge...

therese50 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 2 months ago
Step away from the chocolate bunnies today! - Hey all.  I don't know about you but I will be around a lot of carbbie treats today, lots of chocolate and lots of carbs.  I am making myself something with protein in it to have a...

therese50 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 3 months ago
I found a new crunchy snack that's great! - Maybe this isn't new, but I just found it:  freeze dried green beans.  Yep, they are crunchy and when you dust them with a bit of garlic salt it really makes a great substitute for...

therese50 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 3 months ago
I feel so frickin GOOD! - Hello.  Just popping in to say I've just passed the three month mile marker and I feel so GOOD!  I've lost about 40 pounds and I am walking about 2 miles a day now.  I couldn't get...

therese50 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 3 months ago
Any ideas for simple exercises for the batwings? - Seriously, I can't afford a gym  what are some simple exercises for the jiggling batwings on my arms??

therese50 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 3 months ago
For anyone gagging on water all day! - OK, this has been posted before, but it's such a common problem and I've had it since my surgery.  I feel like I can't get all my water in because it just hits my stomach with a th...

therese50 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 3 months ago
Invisibility cloak coming off - a small NSV - If you've been obese, you understand immediately about being invisible.  People making comments as they walk by under their breath, not making eye contact with you.  Today a collea...

therese50 scheduled a GastSleeve for Jan 11, 2011. 9 years, 6 months ago
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therese50 wrote a blog post 10 years, 2 months ago
The begining - Today I met with the surgeon who told me I was about 110 lbs overweight.  Somehow hearing that was surreal.  I know it's true, but hearing it was painful.  Being this obese is pain...
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