Finding my way after weight loss surgery discovering the changes and challenges.

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  • Checking this post is longer than I expected.
    on Nov 28, 2012
    I just wanted to take a few minutes and check in - reflect on the last year. I had weight loss surgery on October 3, 2011, and prior to having surgery, I had initially started this blog to help with that process. Very soon after surgery was done, I l...
  • The Seven Bariatric Rules for Life
    on Apr 4, 2012 in Bariatric Rules
    1. 1200 Calories/Day 2. Never drink 10 minutes before eating and wait 30 minutes after eating. No drinking in the 70 minute window. 3. Always eat protein first, then fruit/veggies then if you have room pasta or potato. 4. 64 oz water or water base...
  • 6 month Dr Check in.
    on Mar 23, 2012 in Weigh in Post Op Journey
    Today, I reached a new weight of 322.2 pounds. 109 pounds from my highest weight.  My life has changed so much in this journey.  I am so loving life.  I've abandoned my blog because it requires me to sit and type and I'd rather be doin...
  • Christmas Goal Set
    on Dec 1, 2011 in Goals
    So I missed my Thanksgiving goal by 10 pounds. I'm readjusting my goal to about 3 pounds a week so my new goal by Christmas is to be 344 pounds. I'm down 76 - I have no need to complain!!!
  • Ready, Set, Goal!
    on Oct 27, 2011 in Goals Me Post Op Journey
    Meeting this goal puts me at 62.2 pounds lost since 9/19/11.  I couldn't be more happy.  I have been so busy.  I am going to be doing a bunch of recipes with the boy today from various places.  I'll update you on how they go. ...
  • Getting to Know My Sleeve and Non Scale VictoriesToday marks 20 days post op.  I weighed in at 372 pounds.  That is 59.2 pounds loss over a mere 34 days.  I should have no problem meeting my goal of 369 pounds by October 31, 2011.  My next goal will be 315 pounds as it was at th...
  • Proof a Sleeve Can Not Live on Bread Alone.
    on Oct 10, 2011 in Bariatric Surgery in the News
    I found this interesting abstract at the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health:   In summary, a low carb high fat diet is more effective than a high fat diet in VSG.   Carbohydrate Content of Post-operative...
  • 1 Week Post Op - This Sleeve Thing Works!
    on Oct 10, 2011 in Weigh in Post Op Journey
    In the last 21 days, I have dropped an incredible 40 pounds. This seems unreal. Don't get me wrong though, I love it.  I've been doing a lot of reflecting over the last few days and it's surreal. Chewing only sugar-free jello for 21 days and dr...
  • Iced Mocha
    on Oct 9, 2011 in Full Liquid Diet Recipes Recipes
    When I first started my two week liquid diet pre-surgery, I posted that I didn't really care for any of the Body Fortress Super Advanced Whey Protein powders except for Vanilla.  I chose Body Fortress brand because one scoop packs 26 grams...
  • Me from A to Z
    on Oct 8, 2011 in Me
     Mary A-Z A. Age - 42 B. Bed size - King C. Chore you dislike -Cleaning the oven D. Dogs - One, Maltese E. Essential start to your day - It used to be a cigarette, now it's scheduling my vitamins and water intake.  F. Favorite color - Pink...
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