Thursday, November 11, 2010

i wasn't joking...

...when I named this blog "it's not a sprint, it's a marathon."

I heard that phrase at a lap-band seminar. You know, the one you have to go to for just about every surgeon? Well, I ended up not using that surgeon, but only because I was self-pay and really didn't want to shell out thousands more for someone who is a really great public speaker.

However! His words still ring true and follow me.

I'm a few days away from my one-year bandiversary so I'll save the long post for then, but I just wanted to say that I'm finally happy with where I'm at and how I'm progressing. Who knew it would take this long? I'm just glad I'm not falling into the "failure" category. It's a scary thought.

I'm down to 214, so I've pretty much lost 8 lb in 2.5 weeks. I attribute it to eating less (and staying satisfied after meals) and exercise! Who would have thought...that's the proper recipe for losing weight?!?! HA!

Like I said, I'll do the year-in-review in 9 days, but for now, just know that it's going well...finally.


Jen said...

Yay! I am so happy for you.
I knew you could do it.
Now, can you teach me? lol
I think I need a teensy fill. I'm not losing..haven't been for a LONG time.

cody said...


How long can you go after a protein-rich meal before you are hungry again? I'm 4-5 hours and in that time I don't even THINK about food.

If you can't go that long, then you prob. need a fill!

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