Friday, March 21, 2014

Weekly Weigh-In Post

Last Weeks Weight:  195.5                                   This Weeks Weight:  192


-3.5 lb Loss
Happy Spring!
Everyday I feel stronger and in less pain from my incisions.  I am able to walk 40 minutes without any discomfort.  The weather has been beautiful.  Next week I plan to add a little Wii Fit to the mixture, mainly the step routine.

My diet may now include unsweetened applesauce, greek yogurts and cottage cheese.  So far I have not experienced any problems eating any of them, other than a little tightening as it goes down.  The feeling reminds me of the soreness I would experience when I add fill during my lap-band days so I credit the pain to swelling.  As I am allowed to add foods to my diet I am being cautious not to add fake food.  For instance, SF pudding is allowed right now, but there is no nutritional value to add it to my diet.  I never ate it before, why should I add this fake food now?  I will add items when it is allowed in its natural form.  I did buy the applesauce initially, but going forward I will make my own.

I am getting in my 64ox of water now without much difficulty. 

I discontinued my blood pressure meds since I arrived home from surgery.  Each morning I note my monitor readings, if it goes up, I will try 1/2 pill, but so far it has been stable.


My granddaughters will be visiting today and staying for the weekend.  I am looking forward to enjoying this gorgeous spring weather with them.  The rest of week seem uneventful, I don't expect any challenges with my very limited diet.  

4 comments:

  1. Glad things are going well and I'm glad you are checking in!!

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  2. You are doing well .... so Happy Spring ....and Happy Visit from your granddaughters

    All the best Jan

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  3. I felt the EXACT same way about SF pudding! I thought it was kind of silly to eat it especially since I wasn't a fan of it much before surgery. Enjoy your granddaughters!

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  4. Sounds like you're doing great! I am as well. Let's keep these good feelings going!

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