A post just for me

I am posting again mostly for myself so I can look back at this.

1st - I am full from a 1/2 cup of Cream of Mushroom & Chicken soup. After all that drama this morning. I am finally full from a little bit of food. HALLELUJAH!! Now whether this is my sweet spot, I have no clue, but I am going with it.

2nd - one of the nurses who assist my A$$ of a doctor during surgery also had the Gastric Bypass. She gave me a suggestion before I saw the doctor. She said: "do a crossword puzzle while eating. Find a word in between each bite. It will slow you down and you will get full." I told her I would try it with the Find-a-Word puzzle. I did and behold....I stop eating because I couldn't anymore. I felt myself sigh and know that is one of my signs. Just think that fool of a doctor threatened to not give me a fill.

3rd - I cried a bit more during and after my conversation with my friend Margie. Margie is only about 4 months out and is so smart. She can't stand the doctor that we have. She is forming a support group so that we can help each other because the one the bariatric clinic has is not engaging. There is always one person who hogs the sessions and no one gets to talk or ask questions.

4th - I am not defeated. I feel better and am so thankful for this forum. You ladies that have commented are so encouraging. I always see your progress and marvel at the inspiration. Thank you. If I name names, I may forget someone, but thank you.


UPDATE @8pm: I received a call on my cell phone this evening and you will never guess who it was from....Dr. Woodman - my bariatric doctor. He said he was calling to check on me and see how I was doing. Said he wanted to make sure I was okay. O_O

I am totally shocked. I sent his staff some flowers today and told them on the card that I appreciated them and thanks for being so encouraging. I guess he must have saw them.

Also, My dinner tonight consisted of Grilled Tilapia (on my George Foreman grill) and 1/2 cup of Tomato soup. OMG 1st, I have never had Tomato soup. It was so delicious! B (I just had a Amy W. moment, LOL), I am totally satisfied. I think I can make a go of this y'all. I did my Find-a-Word puzzle and feel great.


Bonnie said...

Considering what you had to go through to get the fill, I'm happy that you are feeling it.

Heather said...

Glad to hear the fill is kicking in! I never thought of a word puzzle. That probably works wonders for slowing down!

Stephanie said...

Congrats on the restriction, although I must admit I am craving Cream of Mushroom soup!! I am so glad that you gave your doctor the rough side of your tounge and stood up for yourself. Some people have no bedside manners and I am glad you stood up to him and his belittling. If he keeps up with the hassling, just say the word and I'll fly up and kick his ass for you. I got your back, hon!! :)

Pamela E. Williams said...

Thanks ladies!!

@Heather....Yes it works wonders for slowing you down. Especially because I used to could eat a full course meal in 10 minutes flat.

Thanks Stephanie! I know I can count on you to regulate ;-)

Nella said...

Oh crap...sorry I missed the other post! THIS DUDE SUCKS BALLS...HUGE!
I feel better that he made an effort and called you, which means he is aware!

You are so sweet for sending the flowers!

Sweet restriction is yours baby!

Amanda said...

LOL!!! You won't fart in yoga! I swear! Okay I won't swear to it! But try it!! :)

Pamela E. Williams said...

Amanda you got me laughing over here!!