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Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Weigh Day

¡Feliz Cinco de Mayo, Amigos Míos!

I decided to weigh in today (technically a day early) since I weighed in LAST Wednesday. I am down 3.6 lbs. (1.6 Kg.) for the week which brings me to 39.4 lbs. (17.9 Kg.) total. So close to 40 lbs. (18.1 Kg.)!

I've also had TWO people notice my weight loss who do not know about the surgery. One was actually a couple of weeks ago and one was yesterday. I personally feel really different. I feel like activities like walking up the stairs no longer leave me out of breath. Actually I now sort of bound up the stairs! When I look at myself, I am not shocked by how big I am.

On the band-front, I am definitely not as tight as I was. I had an amazing sandwich (flat bagel with cream cheese, cheddar cheese, avocado, pickle, and tomato) for lunch yesterday with no issue. I also had a salad and spaghetti for dinner without any major problem. Being so tight before was a little scary. I don't think I need quite so much restriction right now. I like being able to eat all types of food. Also I noticed that my caloric intake didn't go down THAT much even though practically everything got stuck for 4 1/2 days.

So have a lovely Wednesday! Here are some calories counts for your festive Cinco de Mayo: Margarita 300 calories, 0 protein, Tortilla chips - 13, 143 calories, 2 grams protein, Salsa 2 Tbsp. 15 calories, O protein, Guacamole 2 Tbsp. 50 calories, 1 gram protein.


Amy said...

That sandwich sounds soooooo good, and I am on liquids for a few days! BOOHOO!

You go on the weight loss! You are rocking your band, my friend. :)

Jess said...

Yeah that sandwich you had sounds delicious!!!! Gosh I am sooo hungry. You are doing really good but I know what you mean I can eat EVERYTHING with no problems and get hungry 2 hours later! dang....good luck!

Cindylew said...

Congrats on the weight loss...must feel great.
Keep up the awesome work.

Drazil said...

Holy crap - nice loss. I'm totally jealous...but happy for you!

Maria said...

I'm salivating over that sandwich! I just cannot tolerate bagels in any form anymore. Congrats on the loss this week!

THE DASH! said...

Oooh nice weight loss and hey, thanks for bracketing in the opposite direction for us who use kilos. Very thoughtful xxx

Bianca J said...

Congrats on the great weight loss!

Judi said...

Thank you so much for following my blog! I truly appreciate it! I invite you to participate and comment and let me know what you need to hear! The one thing that I want you to know is that I do not join blogs as a follower! Why? Because I am extremely dysfunctional! I do read all of my followers' blogs as often as I can! However, because I don't want to hurt anyone's feeling if I don't join their blogs, I bookmark you so I can peek into your life! ! But, I often don't have time to comment since I read so many of them! Plus, I am a very chatty girl! I would never get to work or get any work done if I did! Please know that I am with you on your journey...even if I am a silent traveler!!

Susan said...

Congrats on the great week!