trinoc posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago

So popping in here for a support refresher!  Surgery was 15 months ago and I've been maintaining my goal weight for 6 months.  Hunger is back but so manageable and no longer the emergency I used to consider it.  

The hardest thing for me, re


trinoc posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
Had my 1 yr appt today - 1 year ago I weighed in at 256.  My high weight in my life is 274.  Today I weighed in at 132.  I'm just so thrilled.  My jeans are a size 6, my shirts are size S, and I feel wonde...

trinoc posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
Workout question - particularly interval and stren - I've started doing kettlebell swings.  I have a hard time determining how to log my time.  If I'm working out for 22 minutes but am swinging for a minute and resting for 30 secs or...

trinoc posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
Done done done - I have reached my goal.  My final goal.  I can't believe I've done it.  Now the hard work begins....time to maintain!

trinoc posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
And it hits like a sledgehammer - You all warned me.  You told me it would happen.  BAM  Weight loss has slooooowwwwwed.  Last month was my first single digit loss.  You know what?  I'm not sweating it at all!  I a...

trinoc posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
PCP visit for problems - sort of... - So, for about a month I've been dealing with some symptoms that I think have to do w/ the rapid weight loss.  Medically, syncope w/ collapse.  Laymen, dizzy and lightheaded and fal...

trinoc posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
Reflux - Had my first experience, I think, and do NOT want to repeat it.  I'm not sure because I've never had it.  Basically, I was awoken from a sound sleep thinking I was choking on vomit...

trinoc posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
Ehr Ma Gerd!!! - Made zucchini "noodles" w/ my new spiral slicer, steamed them w/ a little salt and pepper, and topped them w/ my tomato gravy.  So stinking fabulous!!!  No, it's not the same as pa...

trinoc posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
Normal is so close - My BMI is 26.5.  The highest "normal" is 24.9.  I'm getting there...so close I can feel it!  7 months, 100 lbs, almost normal BMI, FEELING normal sized and so healthy.  Cholesterol...

trinoc posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
"Maintenance is no joke." - Elina just wrote this in one of her posts and I think I'm going to adopt it for when I get to maintenance.  So much wrapped up into one, seemingly simple, sentence.  Goal is not th...

trinoc posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
100 lbs lost - In just under 7 months.   Kickin' it, sleeve style!  

trinoc posted a discussion topic 5 years, 4 months ago
No nuts for me - at least not yet! - Man, oh man.  I tasted some mixed nuts tonight and swear I could have completely lost control with them.  I'll be putting them away for the kids' lunches.  I guess I'm not ready fo...

trinoc posted a discussion topic 5 years, 4 months ago
Last night I won a major battle - Last night at work one of the employees brought a piece of his b-day cake down to the lab.  I'm not going into the food porn of it but it is a favorite cake of mine.  My first impu...

trinoc posted a discussion topic 5 years, 4 months ago
Is this in my head? - So, I don't really get hungry anymore, like many of us.  But I have noticed that there are times when I start to obsess about food.  When this happens, I check the clock and notice...

trinoc posted a discussion topic 5 years, 4 months ago
Big NSV for me - I just ran a mile, in under 14 minutes, yanking a dog the whole way, outside, at noon, in 90 degree weather!  I'm super psyched.  If I hadn't been so pissed off at my goose chasing...

trinoc posted a discussion topic 5 years, 4 months ago
UGH!!! 6 month meltdown... - I haven't given in, but my gosh, the fight is so much harder.  Vets kept saying it.  And it's only been 6 months!!!  Yesterday was my checkup w/ the doctor's office and the nutriti...

trinoc posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
Below my original goal weight - So, a few weeks ago I modified my goal.  If I had not, today would have been the day I met my goal weight.  :-)  I'm not sorry I changed it.  I'm excited that the loss is still goi...

trinoc posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
I escaped obesity today! - I am now overweight and moving toward normal.  I'm so happy to have made this change into a much healthier person...looking better is just a bonus!

trinoc posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
Home from vacation - Down 2 lbs and a jeans size.  Boom.

trinoc posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago
Realizing how far I've come - I was looking through some pictures of the day I sent my son to Afghanistan and I just can't believe I was that woman.  I'm completely unrecognizable, even to myself.  It's been 1 ...

trinoc posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago
Sizing frustratiosn - so petty!! - So, I know this is insignificant, in the grand scheme of things, but I'm so frustrated w/ my shape!  At my weight, no one wears the size I wear!  I see people wearing 10, 12, 14......

trinoc posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago
Overcome a MAJOR hurdle! - I'm drinking plain water.  Right now!  No nausea!  It's been about 4.5 months and this feels so huge.  It was like the last step in my healing process and I'm so happy to be able t...

trinoc posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago
Updated my goal. - HA!  It was hard to watch that ticker number change but I knew in my head that I wanted that goal weight to be my "ideal" weight.  So, I bit the bullet.  LOL  But I at least waited...

trinoc posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago
Crazy, crazy NSV - So, yesterday I was walking into the market.  In the door reflection I saw a woman walking in at the same time so I stepped aside to let her in.  There was no one there!  It was MY...

trinoc posted a discussion topic 5 years, 7 months ago
Issues are coming to the forefront...psychological - I've been processing this for a few days and decided it's time to share.  I'm open to thoughts and advice.  I don't want this to derail me before I'm even really started!I am a che...
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