Today is day three of my low carb revolution. So far it hasn’t been horrible. I think the key is going to be prepping food to take for breakfast and lunch. I made a batch of egg cups on Sunday, and I’ll need to make another batch tonight. My two egg cups normally tide me… Continue reading So Far, So Good
Here is the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. I couldn’t afford my gastric sleeve surgery in December. It has been almost a year since I first looked into bariatric surgery. I jumped through a lot of hoops, made all the appointments, trudged out to six months of nutritionist appointments, did all… Continue reading Back to the Drawing Board
I am so looking forward to sleeping in this weekend. Each morning it has been a little harder to wake up the the morning. Last night it took me more than two hours to fall asleep. My little brain just keeps churning away and every tiny peep or beep wakes me up enough to have… Continue reading 17 Days to go!
So this is officially day 4 of my very restrictive pre-surgery diet and I’m staying strong. I hit a major roadblock with the shakes, though. I had ordered Vitaleph brand shakes, which were recommended and are made by where I am having my surgery, the OCC in Mexico. Initially, I thought my stomachache, diarrhea (yes,… Continue reading 18 Days to Go!
Last night was hard. I didn’t feel particularly hungry, but I didn’t feel particularly full, either, and I had a mild headache that I couldn’t shake. I had some plain turkey breast and a bell pepper for dinner and tried low sodium chicken broth to sip on. I like the theory of sipping on broth… Continue reading 19 Days!
I did it! One successful day of dieting under my belt! I felt more tired than hungry, which was a product of being in vacation mode. I’m not sure if it’s the shakes or vitamins or maybe just the tail end of my lingering cold, but the predominant feeling is of mild nausea. So far… Continue reading 20 Days to Go!
Today I am officially three weeks away from bariatric surgery . I try to close my eyes and contact the me that is three weeks in the future to figure out how we get our act together, but future me isn’t responding. Here are the things that still have to happen: 1. My passport has to arrive. … Continue reading 3 Weeks to Go!