Start Weight:(17 Oct 07) 211.0 lb
Current Weight:(19 Oct 07) 207.5 lb
Goal Weight:150.0 lb
following: CUSTIAN's own diet
performance: Steady

Am female and 50 and I had a gastric reduction surgery 2 years ago. Not a bypass, and they left the stomach larger than most people's. I lost a lot at first, then slowed down. But it has forced me to figure out a way of eating that I can live with and not put the weight back on as many people unfortunately do. It is two years later and I am down 175 lbs. I like the way I eat, it's convenient and I choose my foods, though I limit or change high-fat foods to lower choices.

I have gradually added exercise to my life-style. It was difficult at first, because I have arthritis and had knee replacement surgery before the gastric surgery. I also have 3 deteriorating discs in my back and my hip sometimes comes out of the socket. In spite of these problems, or rather because of these problems, I began exercising to get my hip back in the socket. Got those from the chiropractor. Began back exercises, got those from a booklet in my doctor's office. Began doing them on my bed since I couldn't get down on the floor due to knee surgery. Now I can and I do them regularly as well as use my exercise bike. I get up during TV watching times and workout while the commercials are on. I can do a mile on my bike and be back before I miss anything, or do the other exercises on the rug in front of the TV. Who'd of thunk watching TV could promote exercise?

FatSecret member since: 17 Oct 07

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cals: 257kcal | fat: 10.07g | carbs: 15.45g | prot: 30.08g
Broccoli with Turkey Polish Sausage
A low fat and flavorful main dish.
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19 October 2007

Goofed up yesterday and had a Whopper Jr. and small fries, but I took the fat blocker Alli and exercised and came out OK. Didn't eat last night either. ...
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18 October 2007

Made it another day without eating in the evening! I used the "One night" method and did it last night. I also got on my exercise bike during primetime ...
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