On Post-Op Weight Loss

When I was going to have my surgery, I know that I was going to be sedentary for six weeks. I also knew that when I didn’t feel well, I tend to eat yummy things like sausage, bread, cakes, cookies, etc. which would cause me to gain weight. About Me and My Fitness Level I’m…

Crustless Egg Frittata

I’ve been eating eggs and oatmeal for breakfast for quite some time and I notice the difference when I eat a hearty breakfast vs. eating a skimpy one.  Lots of people say that they skip breakfast…don’t do it! You’ll end up starting your day on the wrong foot. Here’s my recipe for a crustless egg…

Turkey Sausage Recipe

When it comes to choosing between bacon and sausage, I always go for the sausage…hands down! I used to boil my store-bought turkey sausage which helped keep the sodium down, but then one day I thought to myself “I wonder if there’s a recipe for turkey sausage patties?”…and lo and behold…there are!  The store-bought sausages…

Trying to Keep the Weight Off

I knew how long recovery would be and how I’d have to rest my body and I also know how much I loved eating junk food like cookies, chips…anything tasty…when I wasn’t feeling so well.  Because of that, I asked my trainer to develop a meal plan for me because I’ve been working hard at…

Sore Again (Week 9)

Here I am at week 9 and I felt sore all week. I’m not sure why. I normally felt the soreness whenever I walked. At work, I’ve been walking 2-3 times a day (around 3000 steps according to my pedometer) so maybe that’s it? I’m not sure. I’ve also been exercising  a lot more –…

Post-Op breakfast

I’m back on my nutrition plan which includes eating eggs and oatmeal for breakfast. I have to be honest that eating a lot of eggs in the morning really keeps me full. Plus, adding cranberries to the oatmeal along with some protein power makes things sweet. Here’s my post-op breakfast: Eggs Recipe 1 egg 3…

Diet and Nutrition

I wanted to make sure that my recovery time would be as fast and smooth as possible so I asked my personal trainer to create a meal plan for me.  She said that it was important to have a clean colon and eat light (low sugar, low sodium, low carbs) before surgery so that I…