This quick post may be a little bit TMI for some people but I just have to share (and no I will not be posting a pic of my underwear :-). I just got back from the store and right now I can't believe I'm about to write this but I purchased for the first time in my life bikini underwear. Way back in time before my weight loss it was full on briefs, then hipsters and now I can wear bikini bottoms and they fit and feel great! Amazing!!! I highly recommend Jockey for women. So comfortable, stylish and well made. Oh the joy of shopping when things fit!
It's been almost 8 weeks since my surgery. I never thought I would see this day! The aqua therapy and physical therapy has paid off (as well as the surgery). My leg and back are pain free. Yesterday at my last physical therapy appointment I hopped, skipped, jumped and ran on the treadmill for 2 minutes! Pain Free!!! I never thought I would hear myself say the words: "I ran". My recovery time for this surgery was a lot tougher than the surgery I had last year. It feels like I can start to move forward. Unfortunately during my recovery time for comfort I've done a lot of eating. When I was actively exercising/running I would get a runners high. I think that was a big help to keeping me on track with my eating. The endorphins gave me a comfort high. However when I feel stress and lack of control and running isn't an option I tend to gravitate to food. Food and the pleasure of eating it is something I can control. Unfortunately there is a down side and that is we