veggies yuk's Journal, 09 April 2009

ATTACK OF THE VEGGIES...

time for a confession...i have been off my hormones for over 3 weeks - and as such i have gained 15 pounds...the weird thing is that my clothes still fit...i did go back into my 12's...so hopefully this surgery tomorrow will show what is going on so that i can get back to being me...lol (along stretch i know, but one can hope)...

without the hormones i have absolutely NO ENERGY...i am falling asleep at the office and by the time i get home - folding 2 loads of laundry just wears me out...so my exercise has taken a hit...i did the walk away the pounds cd again and only made .75 of a mile...a little better than the first time i did it...but still very bad...

eating...im still eating the veggies with every dinner and most lunches...not getting the 4 cups a day...but doing much better...drank a v8 the other day and it litterly made me sick...lol

on the home front...still working 3 nights a week on the video stuff...waiting for spring so we can plant the garden...we have it all laid out and ready to go as soon as the ground warms up...

have book club tonight - that about sums up my life for this last couple of weeks...
174.0 lb Lost so far: 6.0 lb.    Still to go: 24.0 lb.    Diet followed reasonably well.

Diet Calendar Entry for 09 April 2009:
370 kcal Fat: 1.58g | Prot: 12.68g | Carb: 43.45g.   Breakfast: blueberries, water, merlot wine, skim milk, cheerios. more...
on diet The South Beach Diet  

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Do you think your body is carrying 15 pounds of water? Could that be? Strange phenomenon. In time - your body will adjust. It is tough to be a woman.  
09 Apr 09 by member: Cobra Fan
Also - you may see a big loss after your surgery. I did not look back at your previous journal entries. After my surgery for endometriosis - I dropped ten pounds in about a week and a half. My body was holding onto weight as a self protective measure. 
09 Apr 09 by member: Cobra Fan
I'll be thinking of you and sending good result vibes for your surgery tomorrow! (((((((((((((hugs)))))))))))))... 
09 Apr 09 by member: amryk
Hope you surgery goes well and it sorts out your problems. Hormone or lack of them are the pits! :) 
09 Apr 09 by member: flaxseed
Hoping your surgery goes well and it resolves your problems. Best wishes! 
09 Apr 09 by member: mbhpro
Good luck with everything! I think it is so awesome that you are sticking to veggies. Trying the V8, well... that drink is not for everyone, but have you had their v8 splash drinks?  
09 Apr 09 by member: Deana Garcia
I find V-8 improves with the addition of vodka :) Seriously, I hope the surgery goes well and you feel better soon! 
09 Apr 09 by member: Densible
lol densible...i had thought that also...i have 5 cans left to go...maybe will have to try it...yummm  
09 Apr 09 by member: veggies yuk
I'll be sending you some good thoughts and prayers for your surgery. I understand about the hormones. I got messed up on my hormone therapy last month, and it really threw me for a crazy loop. I'm finally getting to the point that I can start over again, and hopefully get back to "normal". I agree with Densible--add some vodka!!! LOL Don't worry about those 15. You are strong and very determined! After you feel better, those 15 will go running right off!!! **HUGGS** 
09 Apr 09 by member: Albright777
I have my green candles burning for you. ((((hugs))) 
09 Apr 09 by member: ImLuuvd
thanks everyone for your wishes and prayers...i will not be on tomorrow however i will check in on saturday...have a great easter weekend everyone 
09 Apr 09 by member: veggies yuk
Good luck with surgery! No worries, I'm sure your weight will be back down in no time. Keep us updated when you are up for it. :) *hugs*  
09 Apr 09 by member: bullytrouble
I actually like densible's vodka and V8 idea. Do we put a celery stick in with that for extra veggies??? LOL Seriously now, I have you in my thoughts and prayers for your surgery tomorrow, actually today, it is 12:30 a.m., you will have more energy and will feel better and those 15 pounds will come off. My daughter had Endometriosis and she did really well after her surgery and still is. ((hugs))  
10 Apr 09 by member: WECANDOTHIS
Sending positive "vibes" your way - Coach! Coach of the Green Team -- that is!  
10 Apr 09 by member: Cobra Fan
Wishing you the best with your surgery. Hope it all goes well. Take care sweetie. 
10 Apr 09 by member: FakePlasticLala
Wow, I turn my head for a minute and look what happens. Surgery too? Take care Veggies and have yourself a really good Easter. 
10 Apr 09 by member: information
Thinking of you during your surgery! (((HUGS))) 
10 Apr 09 by member: redone750
Thinking of you and all good thoughts and prayers for surgery. Also I know how hard it was for you to type that weight in and I'm so proud of you for being brave. You WILL get it off and more to boot when you're feeling better-first things first!! 
10 Apr 09 by member: sharonfriz
im back home and going back to sleep...thanks everyone for your prays and wishes...things went great today and in 2 weeks we get the results from the labs...thanks again... 
10 Apr 09 by member: veggies yuk
Glad you're doing well. I hope your tests come out okay. Sleep tight! 
10 Apr 09 by member: KellyBo

     
 

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