Archive | March 2019

Do you still take you vitamins? Yes I like having teeth.

Hey everybody, I have been in this change for my eating habits for about a week. (I didn’t want to say diet! I hate that word) For about a week and I do believe I am doing well. I haven’t venture into the gym yet. But I am going, I have just been so busy.

I was talking to someone the other day who had the RNY gastric bypass last year. We started comparing all the things that we went thru before our surgery and afterwards. I really don’t know what is going on but I feel like they prepared is better when I had my surgery 5 years ago. The classes about your eating and exercising. The vitamins that you need take were really cover in depth. I still take my vitamins, b12, biotin, potassium, iron and calcium pills everyday.

 I aldo take a high-potency, chewable multivitamin and mineral supplement, containing a minimum of 18 mg of iron, 400 mcg of folic acid. selenium, copper and zinc, daily. I take the Centrum adult chewable multivitamins. After surgery you had to take two tablets daily until at least three months after your surgery, and then one tablet daily for the rest of you life.

I also take my Calcium pills on a daily basis. You have to take between 1,200 to 2,000 mg daily to prevent calcium deficiency and bone disease. I don’t know about anybody else but I like having the ability to walk. The only issues was making sure you broke the pills in half to help with absorption. You should take it as two to three divided doses throughout the day. My pills are a combination calcium-vitamin D supplement which we also need, I Also take a B12 vitamin 3 days a week. I am amenic so I also take a iron pill.

I am still on blood pressure pills for high blood pressure and Gerd medicine also. So I take these also. This come from wearing my body it ask those years of raping evening. To make a long blog shorter. I listen to the doctor when they told me what to do to ensure I have hair, teeth, string bones. I like living so I tried and make sure i take all medication.

That’s all for this post today. I would love to know what others are doing to maintain their weight loss.

Love, peace and Happiness!

Tracy

4 years and 8 months later

Hey everybody, I know it been about a year since I posted and I wanted to post a update.

Well the last 6 months have really been hestic and time has really flew by. I am curious to see how everyone is doing. In the last 6 months I added about 20 pounds and now I am in place where I am like hell no. Sorry for the strong language but that’s how I got this way before. 20 pounds every year. I also rejoin the gym. Going to make myself go at least 3 times a week and increase it.

Here is a reminder…My surgery was on July 31st 2014. Here is a recent picture

One of the worst things that I ever restarted was eating potatoes chips which is a slider food and you can most definitely gain weight from it . I wished I would not have ever started eating those bad boys. Plus making cakes has help me pay me bills but it has caused me to taste the cakes I make. I recently started to just let it sit on my tongue and then splitting it in the trash and don’t swallow. I know that’s not good but I refuse to swallow all those calories. I know, I know I just created a new eating disorder. But I can’t sell something that I wouldn’t eat myself. I am working on this big time. Because it looks like I may be eventually leaving the counseloring field and open my own dessert spot.

One thing about the surgery is that you will be fighting this weight for the rest of your life and you can’t stop thinking and monitoring your eating habits and weight. If you do you will be fighting weight gain again. It a viscous cycle.

Here’s the most important thing…..So what you gain a few pounds back. Just get up and start again and reset that dang pouch. I still can’t eat but a few bites..so it all in what I put in my mouth. Say it with me!!! “We got this!”

Let me know how you guys are doing also. You will be hearing from me more.

Love, Peace and Happiness