Thursday, August 14, 2008

1 more sleep!

I am totally excited about Thailand tomorrow. YAY! I'm flying star class, kinda like jet star's version of buisness class.. should be interesting. And all on my frequent flyer points! Thanks work :)

I'm in Adelaide at the moment for work. Just a day trip. Arrived at 10am... now at the airport at 2:45pm waiting for the 4:30 flight home. I realised last night that I didn't have any swimmers that fit me, so Husband and I are going late night shopping tonight when I get back into sydney for a new pair. I saw this really nice pair in RipCurl here in Adelaide... size 16. For a fleeting moment I didn't think I could fit them.. but then I remember that yes, I am actually a size 16.. It's a nice thought! Now, on to Size 14 eh?

Band wise, everything is going alright.. not good, just alright. I tried to eat a chicken enchilada last night.. No deal. So I went to bed with a fun sized snickers and a splice ice cream in my stomach. I did have a lovely soup for lunch and yoghurt, so I don't feel deprived or malnourished.. I've had coffee and juice for breakfast, some cheese and crackers for lunch - sitting nicely in my tummy and I'm really full. I'll probably have soup for dinner again, or if I'm feeling adventurous, I might have a baked potato, and just eat the insides with avocado and sour cream..

I've got an appointment with my surgeon in September, so I'm definitely going to talk to him about my extra tightness and see what he thinks. It could be the extra stress I'm carrying around at the moment. Hopefully this holiday to Thailand will help.

The only thing that is concerning me at the moment is that I'm going to Thailand with people who don't know I've got the band placed! My family. And they LOVE their food. And they're going to find it VERY strange that I don't partake in our normal family chow downs.. especially when it comes to Thai food. Now, my family adore Thai food. Whenever I go out to dinner with my family, it's always the same thai restaraunt.. which I LOVE. The good thing is, is that we normally share dishes, and everyone is so wrapped up in what their eating that they don't really notice how much I'm not eating!! Still... It is going to be interesting how I handle it!

OK peoples, well I'm off for a week. I don't know if I'll post when I'm away. Probably not. I'll be too busy enjoying the sun! :)

Take care all!

LBG xx


mjwdec73 said...

Have a wonderful, wonderful time. Relax and enjoy the sun, and forget that computers exist.

Hmmm, wonder if they will be size 14 bathers you come home with tonight ...

I guess you just need to take it meal by meal with your family - just talk a lot - I'm looking forward to hearing how you go.


Bridget said...

Hope you have a wonderful trip away. I'm not jealous at all!!
Interested to hear how you go with the food over there. Hope your band loosens up a little and you can take some time out to realx and de-stress. You deserve it!

Anonymous said...

how is it you manage to eat junk food but just CAN'T get anything decent into you because of tightness? you haven't learned a thing from this expensive and life threatening experience.

Diz said...

Have fun in Thailand! I haven't told my family either. With a little luck, they won't notice.

Bridget said...

However that loser is that wrote above diz piss off and live your own life. Erika has done a brilliant job and I am proud of her. I know I am not the only one.

LapBandGirl said...

Thanks Bridget Darl! Anonymous has been here before, I just ignore their comments and they seem to go away for a bit.. :)
If Anonymous had a band and realised that stress affects the band she/he might realise that a death in the family might cause a little unwanted tightness... :)