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Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Day 46 post op. Weight loss stalled

??6.0, prety much the friggin same as it has been.

I haven't lost any weight at all this week and I am pretty bummed about it. I've been following the caloric guidelines, the carb guidelines, the water guidelines, the protein guidelines ALL of the things that I am suppsed to do and my ass didn't lose weight this week. Even though I know that you don't lose weight every single week, I guess that I secretly hoped that I'd be the exception. I also hoped that I'd be the one whose rolls vanished right after I got up off of the gurney. On top of that, my post baby belly, nothing you EVER want to see outside of maybe a small group of freaky stretch mark fetishists, still looks sad. And even though I am fitting into smaller sizes and I have a little more swagger in my step, I'm having a bad day today.

The VSG, Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Resection, or whatever you cool cats wanna call it, isn't magic. My rational mind knows that; my irrational mind is kind of hoping that it IS magic. Then, when it turns out not to be magic( because the surgery isn't a time machine nor can it deny the laws of physics, biology or anything else for that matter) I am disappointed. I feel like I want to crawl into that bubbling cauldron of too big clothes, 3 lbs excess adipose tissue,a drop of surgical glue, a handful of horsepills, a bag of IV fluid, 5 scoops of protein powder, and the sweat of 3 overworked
RN's and see if maybe some of the magic will jump onto me.

ttyl

2 comments:

  1. Its impossible for you to NOT lose weight. You'll be okay.

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  2. Thanks John or Jane Doe. I tell myself the same thing ALL the time. But as I've said in earlier posts, the crazies are real....lol

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