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Breaking Through My Plateau, How I Did It

Sunday, November 18, 2012

Wow, when I realized that the last time I had tracked my weight it was a month ago my first reaction was wow - it took this long? But when you've followed my story, especially my lack of mobility and struggles with proper diet, it's not that hard to see why it took me a month before the scale resumed it's downward march.

I AM FINALLY UNDER 230 LB - TODAY'S WEIGHT 228 LB - TOTAL LOSS 98 LBS

There to are two things that happened which were key to making this possible. First was having my knee replaced on Nov 6th - which has already increased my mobility and activity level. The second thing was my post knee surgery diet where I eat two to four 6oz Dannon Lite Yogurt along with my protein shaket and high fiber or protein bars. I have maximized protein since surgery and now have a more regular eating pattern which seems to have really helped my energy level.

The side benefit to all of this is that I can tell I am gaining muscle and losing inches. I hope to update my measurements later this week. As for my knee recovery, it has been painful - but worth it. According to my in-home physical therapist and nurse, I am ahead of schedule, but need to temper that so as not to become overconfident in my ability to do things. That was all too evident today as I sat in ER this afternoon while my Medical Team adjusted my pain meds to offer at least bareable relief. Home now for a couple hours, that relief is kicking in and I am off to relax this Sunday night away.

I hope that this note finds each of you at the end of a great week and the be beginning of a week filled with blessings beyond your wildest imagination. Your friend - "Sprink"
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MIDNIGHTER1 11/21/2012 10:34PM

    Eventually the pain will subside and you can be pain free. Congrats on continuing to lose weigh even with limited mobility. I wish you a speedy and full recovery.

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X5X52000 11/20/2012 3:45PM

    emoticon Sprink!

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EFFIEANNIE 11/19/2012 7:13PM

    Sorry to hear you were in ER. Hope you are ok now and ready to move forward and downward in a safe healthy way. Let me know if you need anything!

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SPRINKLECHEZ 11/19/2012 3:26PM

    Thank you for your support and encouragement as I make this fantastic voyage. Your support of my blogs really is like magic for me, giving me strength, eeping me positive and forever grateful for the SparkFriends that I have in my life. May God bless you today and every tomorrow. Your friend - "Sprink?"

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SH9719 11/19/2012 9:17AM

    Great recovery. Good luck with the new knee. It sound like it will have less weight on it very soon.

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TRACYZABELLE 11/19/2012 3:57AM

    doing great Sprink ! Keep up the good work!

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ANGIEN9 11/18/2012 10:32PM

    Good Job Sprink!! Keep up the good work! emoticon

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CHYNNA81 11/18/2012 8:43PM

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Good for you. Glad you continue to progress.

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THOMS1 11/18/2012 8:36PM

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MISSKELEBEK 11/18/2012 8:17PM

    Your making incredible progress on your weight loss :) I'm glad to hear your eating pattern is better too :) Don't over do it as you don't want to end up having any set backs as you heal :)

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PURPLE180 11/18/2012 8:15PM

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LJOYCE55 11/18/2012 7:56PM

  Great to hear that the surgery was so successful for you and that you can restart your progress. Fantastic weight loss. Keep up the good work.

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