Weigh-Ins are on FRIDAYS - Updated January 13, 2017

Surgery Date: October 20, 2009:

Hit my goal weight on December 17, 2010:

Friday, January 13, 2017

Guess What Happened This Past Wednesday?

Before I tell you about Wednesday, I must first tell you about this morning's weigh-in.

'Cuz today is Friday.

That means it's weigh-in day.

Last Friday's weight: 166.2 lbs

Today's weight: 163.8 lbs.

This week's loss: 2.4 lbs.

And I made you a pretty little spreadsheet to show my progress:


How have I achieved this 5.8 lbs loss in two weeks?
  • I have not been eating whatever the hell I want. Yep. Good times.
  • I have been tracking my food choices and limiting calories to 1200 calories a day. And as much protein as possible. No limit on protein. 
  • With my Lap-Band to control my physical hunger, it's a little easier to eat less.
And guess what happens when I watch my food choices and portions?

Here's the Captain Obvious moment...wait for it... I lose weight! Shocking. Indeed.

I am aiming for 145 lbs.

I am trying for a loss of 1-2 lbs per week.

I'll get there.

One week at a time.

Now we can talk about Wednesday.

I went to see my bariatric surgeon for an adjustment to my Lap-Band.

I asked for a baby teeny tiny fill of 0.1 ccs.

He wanted to put more 0.2 ccs, but I told him no thanks.

I like to slowly creep up on that proper fill level. There's no rush.

For me, even that 0.1 cc fill has reduced my hunger levels a bit more. It's amazing that a tiny little fill can do the trick.

Until next week my friends.

Onwards.

4 comments:

  1. Way to go!! I am so proud of and impressed with you for getting a handle on this and taking back your goal weight. Seriously good stuff.

    I'm doing something similar... The hubby and I are doing a "dry" January. Well, he's 100% dry, I'm "dry-during-the-week" and slowly, my extra 5 pounds are creeping off. It's nice to know that my kindred bandmates struggle with these things too and are fighting the good fight!

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  2. So glad you are reversing as quickly as you can. It too me a while to reverse my 6-8 pound gain, but I'm happy to report I've reached my transition to weight maintenance at my best weight. I'll hit my 5 year mark in 2 weeks or so.

    Onward and here's to quick action and eating what makes you well. I've found it can be delicious. Karen P

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  3. Nice job! Would love it if you posted a sample menu of what you're eating. Could use some food choice inspiration!

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