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  • 3 in a row

    5/28/2015 8:51:31 AM, by DEA5011

    I don't know how I managed it, but I'm going to be eating out 3 nights in a row starting with tonight. Yikes! Tonight I'm going Greek with ... Read more

  • maintained over the holiday weekend!

    5/26/2015 7:35:12 AM, by DEA5011

    This weekend was crazy, with the holiday and a bachelorette party and a bridal shower. Lots of opportunities to fall way off track. I can't say I... Read more

  • another big weekend ahead

    5/21/2015 9:20:18 AM, by DEA5011

    I'm heading up to my hometown this weekend to go to both a bachelorette party and a bridal shower for a friend of mine who is getting married thi... Read more

  • 1.5

    5/20/2015 7:52:26 AM, by DEA5011

    I've decided to try focusing on the pounds lost instead of current weight. When I see 139, and go, look, you lost weight! You're doing well! I st... Read more

  • biomeasure #7

    5/18/2015 7:36:59 AM, by DEA5011

    I could go on again about how I dislike weighing myself when it's that time of the month, but I'll try not to. I went ahead and hopped on the bio... Read more

  • 17 April 2015 Post - OP visit with Bariatric team

    5/15/2015 3:37:59 PM, by SOCPAGE

    weigh in at Holy Cross KP, MD was 201.5. Reviewed progress. expect 10-20 lb weight loss. I didn't quite make it, but I told them that I ... Read more

  • going nowhere

    5/14/2015 7:32:50 AM, by DEA5011

    Another weigh-in day, and no progress. I'm up about a half pound to 139.4. I keep bouncing around 139. Where did my pre-2014 Holiday season 135 g... Read more

  • biomeasure #6

    5/11/2015 7:51:23 AM, by DEA5011

    This weekend went reasonably well, I weighed myself yesterday morning and I'd maintained (even dropped part of a pound) from my weigh-in on Thurs... Read more

  • weigh in - about the same

    5/7/2015 7:43:24 AM, by DEA5011

    Weigh-in day rolls around once again. I've felt pretty good about things over the past week, happy with how I've done. Dinners this week have bee... Read more

  • biomeasure #5

    5/4/2015 7:36:55 AM, by DEA5011

    This weekend definitely went better than last weekend! Still need some improvements for when I'm home and I get the urge to snack. But, it was in... Read more

  • back and forth

    4/30/2015 7:21:43 AM, by DEA5011

    Well, another weigh-in day. And I'm up from 138 to 139. I seem to be just bouncing between those two at the moment. Trying to break through and g... Read more

  • biomeasure #4

    4/27/2015 8:13:02 AM, by DEA5011

    Well, another rough weekend. And another reading from the biomeasure machine directly after said rough weekend. Sometimes I wonder why I put myse... Read more

  • April check in

    4/23/2015 3:13:53 PM, by SDLEE514

    As I’ve mentioned previously, I’m trying to get back into being more involved here and be accountable. I do appreciate ALL of your comments ... Read more

  • accountability

    4/23/2015 7:25:41 AM, by DEA5011

    It's a dreary morning out there today, and it was so hard to get up. Being able to work from home some days has it's benefits, but oh to linger i... Read more

  • 3 April 2015 Post - OP visit with surgeon

    4/22/2015 12:23:39 PM, by SOCPAGE

    weigh in at Holy Cross KP, MD was 207. Reviewed progress. Drain removed. Felt like a really bad menstrual cramp, but when it subside... Read more

  • 25 March 2015 Surgery Day to 26, discharge day.

    4/22/2015 12:10:25 PM, by SOCPAGE

    weigh in with the same clothes at Holy Cross Hospital, MD was 211. scheduled for check in at noon and surgery at 2. Well the previous pat... Read more

  • well that lasted long

    4/22/2015 8:03:12 AM, by DEA5011

    I gave in. I had sweets. I did so well on Monday. Healthy meals, healthy snacks. I avoided sweets. Though, I did end up having a slice of b... Read more

  • biomeasure #3

    4/20/2015 8:27:47 AM, by DEA5011

    My birthday weekend was filled with indulgences. A chocolate festival, brunch, pizza, Chinese food. All delicious, all not super great for me. I ... Read more

  • 18 March 2015 8 Days into pre-op liquid diet to "The Sleeve"

    4/16/2015 11:56:22 AM, by SOCPAGE

    weigh in with the same clothes at Kaiser Tysons pre-op clinic. 18.8 lbs down! I don't really have much of a problem losing weight with a st... Read more

  • early birthday present...

    4/16/2015 8:25:42 AM, by DEA5011

    I've been in and out of my doctors office multiple times within the past week and a half. All sorts of tests being run, blood being drawn. Not a ... Read more

  • biomeasure machine

    4/13/2015 12:46:19 PM, by DEA5011

    Walking into work this morning I noticed the biomeasure machine was back. It's supposed to be able to calculate weight, height, BMI, and body fat... Read more

  • off track

    4/13/2015 7:30:20 AM, by DEA5011

    Well. I missed my last weigh in post... I did weigh myself. But I was up almost 2 pounds. It wasn't a surprise. I'd gone up to visit my SOs famil... Read more

  • another weigh-in day

    4/2/2015 10:12:01 AM, by DEA5011

    Time for another weigh-in, and I was once again pleasantly surprised. I'm down another pound! Which puts me at 135.4. That's about where I was in... Read more

  • went for a run instead

    4/1/2015 3:10:30 PM, by DEA5011

    Wednesdays are usually yoga days. There's a great class held at my work gym and I don't think I've missed one yet since I started going. Until t... Read more

  • Recommitting and (trying to) Finding Balance

    3/30/2015 4:45:53 PM, by SDLEE514

    Things haven’t gotten a whole lot better since my last entry. I’m still in a major funk. Recap. Start of the year I started a new workout ... Read more

  • unexpected loss!

    3/26/2015 9:48:40 AM, by DEA5011

    This is usually the time of month where I dread weighing in. With all the PMS bloat and everything else (oh the joy). So when I weighed in this m... Read more

  • saturday went about as expected

    3/23/2015 7:34:24 AM, by DEA5011

    I knew Saturday was going to be iffy, what with the big night out. I started off pretty well with a banana and then straight to a yoga class. I h... Read more

  • weigh in, hoping for the start of a trend

    3/19/2015 8:33:05 AM, by DEA5011

    Well, it's weigh in Thursday once again. I'm back down that half pound from last week to 138. Which is good, but I've been kind of bouncing aroun... Read more

  • 17 March 2015 7 Days into pre-op liquid diet to "The Sleeve"

    3/19/2015 12:07:14 AM, by SOCPAGE

    St Pat's. Managed to avoid food places. David and I went to the movies to see Penguins of Madagascar. He was going to stay and see The Hob... Read more

  • 16 March 2015 6 Days into pre-op liquid diet to "The Sleeve"

    3/17/2015 10:55:41 PM, by SOCPAGE

    My family is eating really well these days. We all made a resolution to clear out the deep freeze, the refrigerator, pantry and upstairs freezer... Read more

  • 15 March 2015 4 Days into pre-op liquid diet to "The Sleeve"

    3/16/2015 10:37:08 PM, by SOCPAGE

    Today, my Communitas IEC had a St Patrick's Day brunch. Fresh sauerkraut with caraway seeds from the German Grocer along with corned beef, swiss... Read more

  • testing myself

    3/16/2015 7:17:22 AM, by DEA5011

    Yesterday evening, sitting and watching tv I decided to get out the box of leftover oreos that I had from making pie for a party over the weekend... Read more

  • 14 March 2015 3 Days into pre-op liquid diet to "The Sleeve"

    3/16/2015 12:31:08 AM, by SOCPAGE

    This morning, 225.4! What is happening here? I know a lot must be water weight because I am peeing more. I am also only taking in 400 ca... Read more

  • feeling better

    3/14/2015 12:05:52 PM, by DEA5011

    After a few days of staying in and resting, I am feeling so much better. I ended up sleeping almost 12 hours Thursday night and waking up just fe... Read more

  • 11 March 2015 Lead in to "The Sleeve"

    3/14/2015 8:54:08 AM, by SOCPAGE

    After 30+ years of struggling with my weight, I have lost and gained several thousand pounds. I began an exploratory journey with myself, a nutr... Read more

  • Voice Inside of Me

    3/13/2015 6:45:25 PM, by NAYIME

    So I am guilty of falling off my healthy life style a few months back and notice the difference in the way my body was feeling I had my moments w... Read more

  • day eight of Chanamas

    3/13/2015 12:25:42 PM, by SOCPAGE

    194.6 no doubt abnormally low. had to take a diuretic because I had two very salty meals and my BP shot up. but we are going for the overall loss... Read more

  • sick, sick, sick

    3/12/2015 9:49:24 AM, by DEA5011

    Turns out I was feeling tired for a reason. Apparently there's a cold going around that primarily makes you a) exhausted and b) congested. Guess ... Read more

  • feeling tired

    3/10/2015 7:26:37 AM, by DEA5011

    I don't know if it's this cold I'm getting or the time change or what, but I am just feeling so tired today. Like, want to fall asleep on the tra... Read more

  • munchies yesterday

    3/7/2015 2:48:08 PM, by DEA5011

    I felt so hungry yesterday, munchies all day long. I tried drinking water and snacking on fresh veggies but it was like nothing worked. Looking b... Read more

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