Sunday, August 27, 2006

Purging, Drinking and School...Nice Combination!

Current Weight: 216.2 lbs.
Total Lost: 70.5 lbs.

Yesterday I finally went through my clothes.
I just didn't want all the big stuff in my closet anymore.
It would be too tempting to wear them just because.
Then I would look dorky.
Now I have about 20 pairs of pants to get rid of
And a ton of shirts.
Out with the old and in with the new.
God bless the GoodWill store right now.

Last night Tammy and I went out to the bar.
I haven't been out there since March.
Before I just couldn't drink and wasn't up to it.
Yesterday was great!
I did drink and got drunk way faster than normal.
I just watched myself and was careful of my pacing.
I also noticed that my "buzz" wore off quicker than normal.
We ended up at about 4 different bars when we should have stayed at the first one.
Strolled into Steak n Shake at 3:30 a.m. and shared a turkey club with Tammy.
Slid into bed at 5 a.m. and yes...I am up at 8:30 a.m. for church.

The first week of school has been good.
Other teachers that I don't even talk to have noticed my weight loss.
Everyone says I look fantastic.
I have also started walking around the outside of my school during my lunch.
It takes me about 15 minutes to get around the whole thing. least I'm doing a consistant exercise.
But the compliments are very helpful and boost my self esteem.
I even fit into the lecture hall desk on the first teacher day.
I was totally excited.
I have been really good with eating too.
I make sure to always pack my lunch and grab something for breakfast.

All in all...I'm doing well.


Anonymous said...

My name is Sara. Im 29 from Hamilton New Zealand. I am going to have gstric bypass on Tuesday the 5th. I have been reading all sorts of information.. but have had trouble finding real peoples accounts. Someone suggested trying blogger.

Thank you for your blog. Its help put my mind at rest. I was starting to feel unsure.. that I was making the right choice for both myself and my 7month old baby. I now feel like im ready.

Thanks Sara

Unknown said...

Hey Carrie! Congratulations on all your progress!! Keep going! You're doing great.

Anonymous said...

New picture please!

Stefanie said...

Hi Carrie,
My name is Stefanie, I'm 18 months post op from my RNY. I have lost a total of 131 pounds. I can really relate to your posts. Keep moving and enjoy.

Stefanie said...

Hi, I'm Stefanie - I'm 18 months post op. So far down 131 pounds - working on the last 10 now.
If you ever need a sounding board let me know.
Keep up the good job!

Stefanie said...

Hi Carrie,
I'm Stefanie - my surgery was 18 months ago - down 131 pounds so far. If you need a sound board, I can relate!
Wishing you the best.