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Ok guys, today is my day one ""getting back on track".

I did pretty well.

breakfast:1 boiled egg and three strips of bacon

lunch: an unwich from jimmy johns (turkey lunch meat, veggies wrapped In lettuce w/easy mayo & hot peppers)

dinner: baked chicken breast w/ brussel sprouts

my not so good item: iced Carmel coffee from dunkin donuts & watermelon.

i also ran 2 miles on the treadmill.

Goal this week: workout 4 days and reduce my iced coffee intake.

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I use the same Protein Water. I get it from Sams but they are frequently out of it. It goes fast. I found that I can order from them directly online and have it shipped to the house for free. Also, just fyi, they only have the one flavor and it gets tiresome after a little while but I take Crystal Light powder and mix it in and it changes the flavor so you have a lot of choices.

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Good morning friends! It's Monday and time for my weigh in. I stayed on track all week and weekend and feel great! I have lost some weight since last week so I am really happy about that. Excited to get out of the 200's! When I got back on track two weeks ago, I started at 209 so I am proof that we can get this weight off when we decide that enough is enough. We can all do this and I love the encouraging support system that we have established on this thread. Rooting for each and everyone one of you.

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May God bless you and keep you

-Mariela

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Great work! I like seeing everyone's plans laid out, it's inspiring :) I'll have to try that clear Protein drink- I'm having trouble getting all the protein in I need.... I got 1 lb off this past week... baby steps, but I will take it! Especially after a quincenera on Saturday and going to see lady antebellum on Sunday.... lots off bad food opportunities there... I did cave and had a beer at the concert and a glass of wine at dinner with the girls.... I knew I shouldn't but I did. All part of life, as long as everyday doesn't get treated as a special occasion I'll be ok... my total down since joining this thread is is 6lbs, so now I'm at 232 :). This week I've scheduled a fitmill class on Tuesday/ Thursday/Sunday and spin classes on wed and Friday....my food intake is still hovering about 1600 calories (except last Sunday with the drinks at the concert)... I will say i am feeling better and my mood is generally improved... I hope that getting active this week and eating within my calories will help me get through the stall I expect will happen this week or next...keep you posted :)


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Great work! I like seeing everyone's plans laid out, it's inspiring [emoji4] I'll have to try that clear Protein drink- I'm having trouble getting all the protein in I need.... I got 1 lb off this past week... baby steps, but I will take it! Especially after a quincenera on Saturday and going to see lady antebellum on Sunday.... lots off bad food opportunities there... I did cave and had a beer at the concert and a glass of wine at dinner with the girls.... I knew I shouldn't but I did. All part of life, as long as everyday doesn't get treated as a special occasion I'll be ok... my total down since joining this thread is is 6lbs, so now I'm at 232 [emoji4]. This week I've scheduled a fitmill class on Tuesday/ Thursday/Sunday and spin classes on wed and Friday....my food intake is still hovering about 1600 calories (except last Sunday with the drinks at the concert)... I will say i am feeling better and my mood is generally improved... I hope that getting active this week and eating within my calories will help me get through the stall I expect will happen this week or next...keep you posted [emoji4]




That's awesome! Keep it up, you got this.


May God bless you and keep you[emoji173]️

-Mariela

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Thanks for this thread! I need some support from those who understand the struggle. I'm just over a year out and I've already regained 10 lbs. I did not lose all the weight I wanted to begin with and that disappointed me. I am a diabetic who uses insulin, and although I'm using much less insulin, I'm still using some and I think to some degree that makes it even harder for me to lose this weight. I too found that crackers, chips, pretzels were okay with my pouch, and I could actually eat a lot without feeling sick or dumping. I do find that if I eat something sweet (like cake, Cookies, etc.) I do not get diarrhea or sick per say, but it does cause huge amounts of gas and bloating. That can be quite embarrassing. So, I am beginning this trek with all of you too! I want to get back on track, and I want to at least get under 200 lbs by the end of this year. I will be happy with another 35 lbs if my body will allow it.

So, reading through all these posts is quite inspiring, and you have all inspired me! I'm doing this. I just need to really cut those carbs back outta my life and concentrate on the Protein again. I drink quite a bit of Decaf coffee daily, and I drink crystal light iced tea. I'm not a huge Water person, and that is why I add the crystal light. I also love popsicles. So I know I'm getting my fluids in daily without a problem. It is the portion controls and carbs that I need to really concentrate on. I do workout at least 3-4 days a week.

I'm with you all, so good luck to everyone, and thanks again to the OP on this! God Bless.

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Thanks for this thread! I need some support from those who understand the struggle. I'm just over a year out and I've already regained 10 lbs. I did not lose all the weight I wanted to begin with and that disappointed me. I am a diabetic who uses insulin, and although I'm using much less insulin, I'm still using some and I think to some degree that makes it even harder for me to lose this weight. I too found that crackers, chips, pretzels were okay with my pouch, and I could actually eat a lot without feeling sick or dumping. I do find that if I eat something sweet (like cake, Cookies, etc.) I do not get diarrhea or sick per say, but it does cause huge amounts of gas and bloating. That can be quite embarrassing. So, I am beginning this trek with all of you too! I want to get back on track, and I want to at least get under 200 lbs by the end of this year. I will be happy with another 35 lbs if my body will allow it.
So, reading through all these posts is quite inspiring, and you have all inspired me! I'm doing this. I just need to really cut those carbs back outta my life and concentrate on the Protein again. I drink quite a bit of Decaf coffee daily, and I drink crystal light iced tea. I'm not a huge Water person, and that is why I add the crystal light. I also love popsicles. So I know I'm getting my fluids in daily without a problem. It is the portion controls and carbs that I need to really concentrate on. I do workout at least 3-4 days a week.
I'm with you all, so good luck to everyone, and thanks again to the OP on this! God Bless.

So happy to have you and I know that you can and will lose those 35 pounds!! I've found that getting back to the basic rules from after surgery has really helped me, protein, protein, and some more protein! Lol.


May God bless you and keep you[emoji173]️

-Mariela

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Thanks for this thread! I need some support from those who understand the struggle. I'm just over a year out and I've already regained 10 lbs. I did not lose all the weight I wanted to begin with and that disappointed me. I am a diabetic who uses insulin, and although I'm using much less insulin, I'm still using some and I think to some degree that makes it even harder for me to lose this weight. I too found that crackers, chips, pretzels were okay with my pouch, and I could actually eat a lot without feeling sick or dumping. I do find that if I eat something sweet (like cake, Cookies, etc.) I do not get diarrhea or sick per say, but it does cause huge amounts of gas and bloating. That can be quite embarrassing. So, I am beginning this trek with all of you too! I want to get back on track, and I want to at least get under 200 lbs by the end of this year. I will be happy with another 35 lbs if my body will allow it.
So, reading through all these posts is quite inspiring, and you have all inspired me! I'm doing this. I just need to really cut those carbs back outta my life and concentrate on the Protein again. I drink quite a bit of Decaf coffee daily, and I drink crystal light iced tea. I'm not a huge Water person, and that is why I add the crystal light. I also love popsicles. So I know I'm getting my fluids in daily without a problem. It is the portion controls and carbs that I need to really concentrate on. I do workout at least 3-4 days a week.
I'm with you all, so good luck to everyone, and thanks again to the OP on this! God Bless.

Welcome to the Weight Loss Family. You do all things through Christ who strengthens us.


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Liz210, Thank you for the welcome. I've been a part of Bariatric Pal for a while now. I just don't post that much. When I am in desperate need of inspiration and moral boosting, this is where I come. Everyone here seems to give me the confidence and positive attitude that I need to stay on track and stick to the plan.

And I totally agree; all things through Christ who strengthens us!

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I read where someone did the 5:2 Diet. I thought I would try taking in only 500 calories today. I did day 1 of the 12 Week Idealshape Challenge and walked one lap on the treadmill. I will probably walk 2 miles in the morning. I must say I'm winning compared to last week. Good luck everyone.

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This is the thread I have been searching for! I have also regained some and have given in to many no no's which landed me at 250 prior to surgery.
I stopped counting calories, I weighed my food....twice and now I just feel helpless and hopeless again.
The support here seems just what we need gals!
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I decided to finally start going to gym. I'm a revision little over one year out. Been stuck for months with scale. Going to gym five days a week. I don't see dietician until July. How many calories shod I be doing? Scale still not moving after your weeks of gym :(

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I decided to finally start going to gym. I'm a revision little over one year out. Been stuck for months with scale. Going to gym five days a week. I don't see dietician until July. How many calories shod I be doing? Scale still not moving after your weeks of gym [emoji20]

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Were all here for each other on this topic. Some other people seem to be " flawless" in their weight loss with no problems and wonder why we gain. Well, I keep it real, the struggle is real and we all need a shoulder to lean on when we hit the difficult moments[emoji173]️


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@Renkoss, you will find that calories for weight loss vary based on multiple factors like height, weight , metabolism etc.

After undergoing a metabolism test last year, my exercise physiologist explained in order to lose weight I need to stay under 1200 calories. However, you will find that others on the site can lose weight eating 1600 cal.

I have not started counting calories and just decided to get back on plan this week. I am trying to concentrate on eating Protein FIRST and a little veggies after. I do feel the restriction when I follow these basics. So I'm hoping the scale will start to work. (I think it's broken because it's been going up the past few months, instead of down :44_frowning2:)

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