I have not been updating my
weight loss / surgery cause I
have been waiting till I went
back to the doc for my weigh
in. That is not till April 6th and
I am busting the gut, so to speak,
to report on things!
According to my scales, which
I tried out when I returned from the
doc the first time and we were right
on the money with the same number,
I am down 33 lbs!
Keep in mind, with my digital scales
depending where you have them
sitting they can range from
2 to 3 lbs off either way. I try
to line my scales up with the same
square on the tiles of my floor in
hopes they read the same all the
time. So the true weigh in will be
There are a few things that I have to
continue to do.
First off I have to take certain vits. and
stuff everyday. I can't take large pills,
they all have to be crushed. If I have
any meds (that I take on reg. basis)
that are capsules I have to open them
and take the inside.
This is due to the fact that I had
a hiatal hernia for years. While
the doc was in there he fixed that.
To fix it the hole at the top
of the stomach had to be tightened
up and made smaller.
This is the container that my
calcium comes in. It is for
3 months. I take these 3 times
All these things I show you I will
have to be sure I take everyday
for the rest of my life.
These don't have to be crushed,
I chew these.
Thank goodness cause they are pretty big
B12- I take it once a week.
I picked my day for remembering
to take it on Sat.
Also, another thing I have to stay on is
Multi Vit. I also take three of these
These are pretty big also. I tried to open
them and take the insides like I was told
but, the insides are really power like and
you can't just throw in your mouth and take.
Talking to the docs office I was told
that this will dissolve and I am shallow it.
I worry about it getting stuck but so
far so good.
I take this once a day.
This is a pill crusher. Until going through
this I had no clue they made these! lol.
That is what a sandwich bag and the end
of a wooden handle is for....crushing!
I have to be careful to not shallow my food
in too big of pieces. I chew 20 times or more.
I drink 64 ounces of liquid a day.
I eat 60 to 90 grams of protein a day.
500 calories a day.
I can add a few certain veggies with this
but normally after eating my protein at
a meal, I am full.
In three months I can add a few other
certain veggies. I can't have potatoes,
pasta or beef until I have eaten 75% of
my weigh loss.
I am living on tuna, chicken, fish,
Water and tea!
And the tea I can have has
to be decaf/unsweet. I can use lemon
in both my tea and water.
It has been an interesting journey
and I have only been at it for a month.
Can't wait for the doc weigh in.
I think they will take blood then
to see where my levels on calcium
and Vits are.
Thank you for stopping in,