When you have a crappy past filled with sadness and trauma, you can pretend the dents in your mind don't exist but they do. You can pretend you have it all figured out, but then you attempt to achieve something and it's like hitting a wall. These are the times, I have learned, that you … Continue reading Going Slow
Today I weigh 210. Within a few days, if I adhere to my routines and practises, I will be 209 and that will be exciting and a relief. I have my tupperware, my lunch box and ingredients to make food I like, want and can be heated at work. I have the pieces. I just … Continue reading 210
Today I am 217. I am breathing easier and recovering from the very, very long stall. I am eating the recommended 45 grams of protein and tons of steamed, nothing processed veggies and 1 fruit. I drink water, decaf and chocolate soymilk warmed up before bed. It's working and the sludgy feeling has gone away. … Continue reading 217
I WEIGH 218!!!! Yes!.. to 40 grams of protein....LOTS of veggies not a few after too much protein. Celebrating nearly vegan me. I actually feel hope of seeing 215 soon.... freaking fantastic! ...sighing with happiness for a solution that works.
Pot Luck at work from a group of people who REALLY know how to cook.....they are my downfall and I have yet to learn how to survive. Pray, pray hard.
So this is what I learned over the last few days. You can definately eat around a sleeve. A few bites here and there without a daily plan will find you eating just like you did before, just eat constantly and small bites and you can def fit in thousands of calories.( I only picked … Continue reading Lessons
One of my rare yummy treats is steak. I never ate much meat but when I did it was steak. It's a downfall really, a thing that prevents me from declaring my full fledge vegan lifestyle. But one nice thing has happened, shopping they had my lovely t-bone steak on cheap-eat-it-quick-before-you-die price and I failed … Continue reading Steak
This morning I finally broke the 220. I weighed 219 after 24 hours of eating 45 grams of protein instead of the bariatric team wanting me to eat twice the normal amount. Today's menu, 2 egg white omelets stuffed with mushrooms. Later, will be steamed potatoes, cabbage, squash and broccoli. ...back to my home planet... … Continue reading Yes!
It's been 2 days since I ahve decided to go AVERAGE protein post Gastric Sleeve. I say that since women require 46 grams of protein and they have me eating 60-80. As soon as went to mushy foods and 60-80 grams of meat sourced protein, weight loss stalled. So I am returning to my previous … Continue reading Low Protein and Me
I went out Saturday to celebrate with friends...my first restaurant after surgery, I bought snacks, drinks, and came home with leftovers. I grazed all Sunday on those leftovers, polished off the wine, are the reduced T-bone steak I bought at the grocery store on the way home ( in 3 meals, it wouldnt fit otherwise)..... … Continue reading The Same Pound