I miss my nightly glass of wine....or I thought so. I kind of do. I decided that I don't really want the wine as much as I miss the lovely glass goblet that contained it. My lovely long stemmed goblet now contains water. And I and my hand are just as happy. Finding solutions to the … Continue reading The real truth.
I have been on the very same pound again for 10 days. I have behaved. I have counted calories. I have done yoga and ballet workouts. The pound remains the very same. So yeaterday I lost it. I was an ass. I ate all day long, multiple caramel yogurts, pasta, meats, and went to bed, … Continue reading Calories and Sitting on a Post
I am told I can eat anything now, in small portions now. Ok, I have done well with soft mush, steamed fish, etc. but I long for a T-Bone steak. I, of course, can't eat one like before but while shopping yesterday there was a very small one on reduced sale. I decided to sieze the … Continue reading Pizza and Steak
To those who think I cheated by having Gastric Sleeve, First, you're an ass.... and here's my response to you. Is going to Weight Watchers cheating? Are you going to tell those people that they could have saved the $5 that night and stayed home and done it on their own? Are the gym rats … Continue reading You Think I Cheated?
OMG, I am not made for this. I am, sad to say, an ass. You cannot leave me sitting on a plateau on a 10 number. My over-zealous, competitive, focused, driven side kicks in. I find myself thinking... 800 calories... hmmmm... I can do 400. I can drink 12 cups of water, I can work … Continue reading Cant change me
Every member of my surgical team told me not to weigh myself everyday. They said once a week was best. I sat, politely smiled and nodded with an, "of course you're right" smile. They all say this over and over again, I smile and nod a lot. Actually, inside my mind screamed, "You don't know … Continue reading Not Listening
Today I am 28 pounds down....at only 5 weeks out.....*deep breath, savoring the moment of success*... Because I am a math person, I have already figured out the targets. I want to lose a 100 pounds. At 25 pounds gone, I had lost 1/4 of my excess weight. Now, I need 5 more pounds and … Continue reading Weight Loss
I should have written a post about surgery. but it was overwhelming, exhausting and recovery involved oxy, sleep and days passing that I hardly remember. I will write it at some point but before I give up on a blog that I barely started, I want to jump back in. So please excuse the missing … Continue reading 5 Weeks