• Weight Loss Journey

    Half Way to One Year

    Well, today marks six months out from my bypass surgery. It feels like both a long time and hardly no time at all.   Paradox much?  But it’s true.  I’ve been busy with life, so the days have gone by very fast.   At the same time,June was so long ago that it’s coming back around again.  I’m at the half way mark, so to speak. I’ve learned so much and yet still have so much to learn. We’ll start with today’s mug shots and stats. Current Weight:  162.6 lbs. Surgery Weight: 238.8 lbs Highest Weight: 248-55ish Goal Weight:  140-150 This makes for a grand total of 76.2 lost. As I predicted,…

  • Weight Loss Journey

    Four Months and Blue Legs

    Yesterday was my 4-month Surgaversary.  It’s been a busy four months for me, so the time has flown by! For most of October, the ‘rapid weight loss’ has kind of slowed a bit.  Instead of one pound a day like the first month, or 2-3 every few days, I’m averaging about 9 lbs every month.  Which still isn’t bad, but it’s definitely slowed down for me.   I’m still doing everything pretty much the same, getting my calories in, eating the amount of protein the nutritionist wants me to, and drinking my fluids.  All 64 oz of them.  But the weight loss is slowing down. I am not disappointed, though.  Honestly,…