Saturday, August 13, 2011

Four Weeks Out

I am four weeks post op and on  my last week of pureed food.  I did not lose any weight on my first week of pureed and it had me a little down, but I am hoping it is just my body going through it's changes and learning how to deal with the new way that I eat.  I have an appointment with my gastric sleeve MD on Thursday so we shall see then how they think I am doing.

I am getting at least 30 minutes of walking/stationery bike a day and am starting to increase it a little here and there.  I need to get up to 60 minutes of exercise in the next 30 days.  I am going to look into a gym nearby that has a pool so that I can get back into water aerobics.

Hubby was supposed to take my pic on my 4 week date, but we got distracted and did not get it done.  Today is my 30 day mark so we will take it today.  You will be able to check it out at and go to my gallery.

I am down 40 lbs from when I started my pre-op diet and I am down 26 lbs from the date of surgery so all in all I am happy with what I have accomplished so far...big goal right now...dropping below 300.  I have two more lbs until that goal is met!!  Oh, we were at Sam's last weekend and there was a 37.5 lb bag of dog food and I told Kerry, this is about what I have lost now and he lifted it...he was very impressed.  It made me feel good and it was unbelievable that that much weight is already off my bones.  You know they have to be heaving a sigh of relief.

Namaste my friends...


  1. Forty pounds is fantastic! So is the 26 lbs that you lost since surgery. I started low carbing in May and lost almost 30 lbs so far. It's been hard though and I have had to fight for every pound of it. I think whats made it harder is that I went into menopause about a year ago. That weight wants to hang on but I'm doing it! Good luck Steph. You can do it!

  2. Wow.... Sounds like it's doing it's job and you're doing yours!
    Incredible difference when you put it in the terms you did for hubby. And it sounds like he gets it and is wonderfully supportive and affirming. Keep doing what you're doing--it's getting you different...and it sounds good on you.

  3. I hope things continue to go well for you Stephi! How is the little darling....your daughter? I hope she and hubby are doing well too. :)