Insecurity

Here is the biggest challenge to this process. I gained 1.5 pounds last week. I know, I know.  1.5 pounds is minimal, and my logical brain tells me that. However, my sensitive nature tells me ‘holy crap, dude – in one week, you have gained a pound and a half. At this rate, within a …

298.4

I haven’t updated the blog in a while.  Why?  There isn’t a lot to say. My path has been…simple, and easier than I expected.  Changing the eating habits were easy , once I found a couple cheats that work to replace food I won’t eat again. One of my favorite replacements are Wonton Wraps – …

4 week check in

Okay, so I am a few days late.  Shoot me. My 4 weeks from surgery date has come and gone (March 23rd), here is what I know: My heart rate issues turned out to be caused from a medication non-related to my surgery.  I am on a thyroid hormone replacement back from when I suffered …

3 week check in

Weight at pre-surgery office visit (2/23/2016):  353 Weight on 3/16/2015:  316 Loss to date:  37 Pounds Three weeks down, here is where things stand. The weight loss is going great – really great.  It has slowed a tad, which isn’t surprising considering the fact that I am no longer on a liquid or pureed diet.  …

2 Week Report

Weight at pre-surgery office visit (2/23/2016):  353 Weight on 3/10/2015:  324 Loss to date:  29 Pounds Had my follow up with the surgeon today, and here is what we know: No more concerns about blood clots or any other issues.  The Doctor is impressed with my progress, and no concerns.  Heart rate seems to be …

Food post…

So, I am essentially a week into this ‘Puree Food Diet’ and – let me tell you – this totally sucks. There are only so many things you can puree.  And that – in itself is the issue. For example, breakfast for me has been some Greek yogurt, pureed with some fruit (including baby food …