ONE MONTH INTO MY NEW LIFE

A month ago, I let a doctor rearrange my innards so I could lose weight once and for all. It’s been a roller coaster ride of sorts, an experiment on the grandest of scales. I’m still learning my new stomach’s limits, not just with volume, but types of food. I haven’t always done well with this venture, but I’m learning. 

As of today, I’ve lost 23 pounds. I lost 20 rather quickly, plateaued, then started losing again this week. Even with the plateau, the weight loss has taken me down a size and I can look in the mirror and see results.

My plan is to go back to the gym next week for cardio and as soon as the doctor releases me, I will call my trainer and let her whip me into gear. I know once I’m back at the gym I will lose weight even faster. Sometimes I can’t believe it’s actually happening, but it is.

I’m still waiting for all the supposed “energy” to arrive. I am still on Tamoxifen, so maybe that’s what the holdup is. I do, however, feel better than I have in a long time. A long, long, long time. I will try to remain patient and diligent and when the energy does come I will put it to good use!

In the meantime, I’m eating tiny meals, taking my vitamins, and taking care of myself!

2 Comments Add yours

  1. Meg says:

    I’m so excited to watch you in this journey! The energy *will* come, especially when you start working out and being able to eat more foods, etc. Go YOU!!!

  2. dlleatherman says:

    Congrats on the loss! And keep up the good work. I had RNY March 6th 2013 and am right there with you relearning what I can and cannot eat. Sometimes it’s a nightmare but every now and then you find something you love. 🙂

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