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  1. Yesterday was my official food funeral day. I ate without borders;steak, wine, more steak, more wine.I was great and I said good bye to it all while I ate. I woke up this morning feeling crappy as I have been eating pristinely of late in preparation for surgery. Yesterday was a great one last reminder how crappy I can feel on that food. Today I begin the official post op diet. I feel ready emotionally and with water bottle in hand, I press onward.
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Sleeved or not sleeved:
I have had a gastric sleeve.
I am mid 50's, 10 years out of a bad marriage. Sometimes I feel like a child getting to live her own life finally on her own terms.
On the path to Gastric sleeve, I have ortho issues and metabolic issues. all which should be improved with a sleeve. If not, losing some weight should be an improvement in itself.

I had surgery 1/18/17 and had the best experience.
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Funny Signs

by peasantme on 04-26-2017 at 11:36 AM
I think we all watch the scale for signs of weight loss. Its the official monitor.I am now finding other signs. I put on my black knit pants and had a momennt of wondering if I had put on my black knit skirt instead. But looking down, no it was really my pants. But I still had that moment of asking myself, "What happned to my pants?". The barely brush against my legs.

Also, I went out to work in the garden for the first time this year and when I bent down to start weeding,

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Moving on

by peasantme on 03-26-2017 at 09:26 AM
So now that my MD worked out a good food plan for me, I can put my frustrations aside and get to the work of making the most of this. I love solutions and the moving on part.So morning yoga is slowly morphing into more with additions. I have added strenthening exercises and ballet stretches. I do a solid 30+ minutes each morning. I can't wait for the weather to warm so I can work outside. Being so heavy has impeded my ability to do yard work. This year should be awesome!

And if anyone

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by peasantme on 03-21-2017 at 09:01 AM
Down 2 pounds!!! I may have broken the stall that I thought would never freakin end....just in case its mysteriously back up tomorrow...I will bask in the glory of today for its bounty...

Happy Spring!


by peasantme on 03-21-2017 at 12:00 AM
Years ago I lost weight, got my diabetes in control and became a runner. I went from 260 down to 210. I was in an online group. I was there every day reading, responding and posting. They became my mentors, my sounding boards and the ones who picked me up when I wanted to give up. The internet can be awesome for that.

Then bad stuff happened, years passed, my life changed, and I no longer have that support. And I gained a bit opf weight back.

And here I am post sleeve

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Food and plans

by peasantme on 03-19-2017 at 11:17 PM
Starting back to work, I have done well avoiding the cafeteria, the snacks, etc. A few times a healthy choice came along and although it was ok for me to eat it intead of my planned food, it still felt like I fell off the wagon. Although the shrimp on greens was a good choice, It wasnt my plan, I ate too much of it, had the high calorie dressing and I regreted not eating what I brought. It still felt like I fell off the horse so to speak.

I need to not only make my food plan in the

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