My VSG Journey: Week 7 update (ketosis, plateau broken, inside my fridge, meals, exercise)

My VSG Journey: Week 7 update (ketosis, plateau broken, inside my fridge, meals, exercise)

July 16, 2019 24 By William Morgan


(funky music) Hi, everybody! It’s Heather from Cysterwigs bringing you yet another weekly (laughs) vertical sleeve
gastrectomy update. Case you are wondering what I’m wearing and you’re not familiar with this piece, this is one that I own and
am obsessed with very much. This is the Clary’s Smooth River. The original long version
in the color Wine Red. I reviewed it in this color and kept it because it’s just super pretty. It’s Halloween weekend. Hence, the crazy makeup. I went a little dramatic for Halloween, and you can’t tell, but I’m wearing kind of
like a goth boho outfit. (sighs) I’ve stopped
weighing myself shortly after I realized that I had
gotten down to about 228, and then I was like, “You know what? “I drove myself crazy for two pounds.” So instead of weighing myself this week, I’m resorting to just using Ketostix. And it’s a brand new vial, so, I mean, I know that they
expire after a while. But just basically been checkin’
my pee for ketones (laughs) ’cause as long as I’m in ketosis, I’m just not gonna sweat it, ’cause that means the
weight’s gonna come off. It’s comin’ off. It might be trickling
off, but it’s going off, and I think that that is a
little bit less nerve-racking than looking at the scale
going, “Why aren’t you moving?” That’s particularly important ’cause I’ve been strength training and eating and drinking lots of protein, or at least as much as I can
get with this tiny stomach. Well, my body is changing
and my neck is changing. My collarbone is comin’ out even more and my face is thinning out and all kinds of stuff that
you can see and I can see. So I’m not gonna get
too bummed out about it. I’m just gonna roll with it
and keep checkin’ for ketones. Which goes to another point. Like please stop recommending
a ketogenic diet to me and read up on what this diet is. Because I’m already in ketosis. Like I’ve been in ketosis this whole time. Part of the reason, and in
case you’re not familiar with what the difference
between like an Atkins diet and a ketogenic diet is,
because believe it or not, folks who keep recommending this, I do know what these diets are
like and what they’re about, and I’ve tried them. (laughs) So a ketogenic diet, specifically a therapeutic ketogenic diet, is mostly like, we’re
talkin’ macronutrients here. It’s mostly very high quality fats, like MCT oil and stuff like that. Very high quality fats followed by protein and followed by a limited
amount of carbohydrates that you might get from
like green leafy vegetables or something like that, whereas Atkins, you sort of flip flop the ratio of fats to proteins because the Atkins plan is mostly protein with some fats, good quality fats, and then they’ve also got carbohydrates that you’re getting from the lactose and the milk you’re ingesting, and green leafy vegetables, of course. And you can also have some
like low-GI foods, as well. So what I’m doing, and by the way, Atkins
will put you into ketosis. It’s just not as hard as
when you do a pure ketogenic, like therapeutic ketogenic diet. You will lose weight really quickly on a therapeutic ketogenic
diet compared to Atkins. And that’s because your body goes into ketosis harder and faster. The problem is, though, people like me can’t
tolerate a ketogenic diet because in a ketogenic diet, it’s really high fat, right? Which I have no objection to fat. Fat tastes great and I feel very full when
I eat it, so it’s great. The problem is, I don’t
have a gallbladder. (laughs) So that’s right out the window because I don’t think
I’ve met too many people who can tolerate a
therapeutic ketogenic diet without a gallbladder, because when you don’t have a gallbladder, what happens, in a nutshell, the gallbladder, the whole
point of the gallbladder, in case you don’t know, is that it’s, it is like a reservoir that holds bile, and then it slowly releases the bile into your small intestine based upon how much fat
your stomach is perceiving is in the food that you just consumed. Because the bile helps break
down fatty acids and stuff. So that’s very overly simplified, but hopefully you’re, you get my gist. So what happens when you
don’t have a gallbladder is that when you eat fat, that bile goes straight
into your small intestine. There’s nothing to stop the flow, there’s nothing to slow it down, it just all kind of gets dumped into your small intestine all at once, and what does happens to people
who don’t have gallbladders is you end up running to the bathroom like every five minutes because bile is an irritant
and it makes you poop. But not in a pleasant way. In a will-get-dehydrated,
will-feel-very-sick kind of way. And it’s like that for hours
until it’s out of your system. And if that wasn’t bad enough, sometimes if something’s
got a lot of fat in it, I will straight throw it up. Like I can’t eat ice cream. Like it makes me vomit. (laughs) Like I can’t eat that stuff. It’s too high-fat. And so you might be like,
“How’d you get fat?” Well, I eat too much. But it doesn’t necessarily
mean I was eating all the wrong things all the time. So just wanted to throw that out there. I don’t have a gallbladder. I can’t do ketogenic
diet, it makes me sick. But I do work really hard to make sure that my macros are mostly protein and that the fats I’m getting are deliberately consumed
and high quality. Like I’ve been eating avocado, clotted cream, which is
really rich and fatty. I’ve been eating coconut
oil and stuff like that. And I know there’s some
controversy around coconut oil. Whatever, I’ve been eating it
for years with no problems. So olive oil, that sort of thing, nuts. I’ve been really into like
macadamias and pecans. I can only have small amounts but those have been very pleasant. So yeah, I’ve not really had much of a problem being in ketosis, and usually when I measure, it’s not like all the way
up here in purple-ville, but it’s kind of like here, in between light purple
and mauve. (laughs) So like right around
here, so I’m in ketosis. And another thing I wanted
to share with you is how I’ve basically
reworked my entire house, because I recently moved into a house. I reworked my entire house to revolve around this
gastric sleeve event. (laughs) Like here’s my refrigerator. So here are the contents
of my refrigerator, or what you can see of it, and this was not manipulated to make it look like I’m
eating better than I am. So you can see, liquids still make up a large portion of my diet, so we’ve got some
starting in the upper left Trimino protein-infused water. That stuff has sucralose in
it and acesulfame potassium, but only in small amounts, so
I can tolerate it pretty well unlike most artificially-sweetened
things at this point. It only has 20 calories and
all of it’s from protein. Then we’ve got Hint water,
which has like nothing in it. It’s just got the barest
like hint of flavoring, which I appreciate. It makes water a little bit more appealing and easier to drink. I’ve also got some Pacific
organic chicken bone broth, which I drink at night once in a while if I need a little extra
protein or my stomach’s upset. That stuff seems to do the trick. Right in front of the bone broth are the containers with the red lids. In there, we’ve got pre-portioned
amounts of steel-cut oats. These are Trader Joe’s
original steel-cut oats. They’ve got no sweetener in them. I do put unsweetened peanut butter in them for a little additional
flavor and protein, and there is no sweetener
in the oats that I’ve made. And so, in each one of
those little containers is about an eighth of a
cup, dry, of those oats, made up and ready to eat. So I’ll have about one serving
of that every other day, just for the fiber and to keep
things, ahem, moving along. Beside that, we’ve got
some hard boiled eggs. They were ready to eat from Trader Joe’s and those are nice to
have on hand for a snack. Eggs make great snacks. I have problems with the
yolks in the hard boiled eggs, but the whites go down pretty easily, and if I use some guacamole or something, I can get the yolk down
a little bit more easily. Then, we’ve got a whole bunch
of Premier Protein shakes. The only flavor I can stand
of the Premier Protein is the chocolate, so I’ve
got a whole bunch of ’em, and I’ll drink about one
or two of those a day. We’ve also got Silk protein nut milk. That stuff’s great. It’s got 10 grams of protein per serving. Very low sugar, it’s unsweetened. Has a very lovely nutty flavor
to it, as one might imagine, ’cause it’s made from cashews. So it’s really nice. I put that in my coffee in the
morning instead of creamer. And by the way, my coffee’s usually either half caff or decaffeinated, but half caff if I like
a little bit of caffeine. Then, starting on the bottom shelf, on the left, we’ve got some Atkins shakes. The cookies and cream and the caramel, cafe caramel flavors are
the only ones I really like, so I keep those handy. They don’t have as much protein in them as the Premier Protein shakes have, but they taste a little
better in my opinion and they’re a little easier to drink. I’ve also got some cottage cheese. I like to get the 2% cottage cheese. A little bit of fat never hurt anything. Especially if you’re eating
really small amounts of it. And fat tastes good and
makes you feel full, which I appreciate. And to that end, I also
have some guacamole that I add to things once in a while. I measure everything out. We’ve got some cauliflower tabouli, also from Trader Joe’s. That stuff’s pretty great. It replaces the bulghur
wheat in regular tabouli with cauliflower, which
is a lot more healthful. Hummus, it’s plain Trader Joe’s hummus. Has no spicy anything in
it, goes down really easily. And I use those in lieu of
condiments, (laughs) basically, and I don’t slather my food in it because that’s sort of cheating. The goal is to eat and to actually chew
everything thoroughly, so I’m trying not to
indulge in a bunch of these quote-unquote slider foods, but sometimes a little bit extra fat and extra lubrication does help a bit. And then, I’ve also got, on the shelf below there,
we’ve got some baked tofu, which is also from Trader
Joe’s, it’s quite good. And Siggi’s Pumpkin Spice Icelandic Skyr. If you’ve never heard of
that, I highly recommend it. It’s got a really high amount of protein. It’s very similar in that
regard to Greek yogurt but isn’t as sour, so it
doesn’t cause any upset stomach. And it’s got no artificial
sweeteners in it and a very small amount
of sugar, which I love. The whole brand is like that, where they don’t put a lot of sugar in it. So if you are in the same boat I’m in, where you can’t really
tolerate artificial sweeteners but you need to keep your
sugar content low in your food, I highly recommend Siggi’s
products, they’re great. I also have some eggs. You can never go wrong
with eggs in this regard, ’cause protein is king on
the kind of diet that I’m on. And then, in the crisper drawers, it’s probably kind of hard to tell, but we’ve got a little
bit of shredded cheese. A little bit of that
stuff goes a long way. We’ve also got, in the drawer next to it, a spaghetti squash and a
couple little kiwi fruit, and I’m trying to remember
what else is in here, but I think the only other
thing is maybe some more cheese. Maybe, so let me show
you what’s in the door, so you don’t think that I’m
like hiding goodies there. So on the top left of my
door are all the things, well, with the exception
of the mayonnaise, that I’ve opened and could not finish. So we’ve got a couple bottles of water, some of the Trimino water, and I will revisit those (laughs) in lieu of throwing them out. Because the thing to keep in mind is, my stomach can only
hold a very small amount of stuff at any given time. By my calculation, because I’ve been measuring
everything before I eat it, I can get about a quarter of a cup to a half a cup down pretty easily, and then after the half
cup mark, in terms of food, it’s just really, really
hard to get things down. So I end up with a lot of
incomplete sort of consumption. So up here, we’ve got some of those things that I need to finish up. One of, the soup, by the way,
that’s next to the mayonnaise is by Karine & Jeff, it’s vegan, and it’s just got vegetables. It’s basically just like a vegetable puree masquerading as a soup,
which I’m totally down with. It has no preservatives or salt
or any of that stuff added. So it makes a really nice condiment to throw on top of things in lieu of something that’s
got a lot of sugar or salt because there isn’t
any added sugar or salt in these Karine & Jeff soups. Then, we’ve got the mayonnaise. I use real, high-fat Hellman’s mayonnaise. Like I said before, fat’s not
really the enemy on this diet and even though I don’t
have a gallbladder, I’m trying to get fat into the diet. I’m just trying not to OD on the fats. That way, I don’t end up running to the bathroom
every five minutes. And then, of course, we’ve got the high quality, European style butter. I usually buy Kerrygold, so you don’t need to keep
recommending Kerrygold. I’m a believer in Kerrygold. Not because I think it’s magical but because it tastes delicious. (laughs) So I’m all about that. I spent a lot of time in England, and all the butter, to be
perfectly frank, in Devon, tastes kind of like Kerrygold. It’s all magical, grass-fed,
delicious, full-fat. So if I could find Devonshire
butter, I would be buying that every stinking day in every single way. But I don’t actually use that much butter, but it’s nice to have on hand and I do put it in my
coffee once in a while. It’s actually kind of nice
if you’ve never tried it. Then, on the shelf below, we’ve got a little bit of Dijon mustard. That’s got a little bit of
sugar in it but not much. We’ve also got some Goya, I can’t pronounce what this
stuff is, but it’s great. It’s like a cooking base. If you’re, I put it in my
bone broth once in a while. It doesn’t have a lot of sugar in it and it tastes really good. The sugar, the thing in my fridge that has the most sugar
in it is right next to it, and that’s a little bit of
pumpkin butter from Trader Joe’s. I don’t use much of it and
I don’t use it every day, but once in a while, it’s nice
to put some on those oats. And that’s usually what I use it for, so I have a suspicion that
I will probably end up throwing it out because it went bad before I end up using it all, but it tastes great, so
it’s nice to have on hand. Next up we’ve got some
cinnamon roll Buff Bake, which is basically a peanut butter spread that’s fortified with whey protein, so it’s got extra protein in it. And it goes down okay. It’s a little hard to consume because it’s so dry-tasting. But it has a lot of protein, and if I ever get a
craving for a sweet fix, I mean, there’s a reason why I put it right next to the pumpkin butter, so that way, instead of
grabbing for the pumpkin butter, I just take a spoonful of
Buff Bake and I’m good to go. Then, next to that, we’ve got some olives that are stuffed with feta cheese. Those are really nice. We’ve got some garlic aioli, a little jar of clotted cream, and then, of course, my Arm & Hammer. And then, on the bottom shelf, we’ve got more of that Karine & Jeff soup, but I haven’t opened that one up yet ’cause I mean a little bit goes
a long way with that stuff. ‘Cause I’m not quite to the point where I can handle a lot
of vegetable material, but I’m working on it and this is how I’m trying to
ease that stuff into my diet. And then, we’ve got the
diet Ocean Spray Cran-Mango. It’s got five calories, very low sugar. Again, it’s very artificially sweetened, but it’s the easiest way I’ve
found to take the MiraLAX. Here’s a look at a
typical breakfast for me. I usually wake up without
an appetite at all and the last thing I
want is to eat anything, so I sort of choke down
a Premier Protein shake to get a nice boost
with 30 grams of protein right at the beginning of the day, and I chase that down with a Hint water. Now, it takes me about 45 minutes to consume both of these items because even though fluids
go through your stomach a lot faster than solids, sometimes it’s, it just still takes a while
for that stomach to empty so you could put more fluid in, but that way, I start the day with a fair amount of hydration and I don’t have to worry about getting a little too dehydrated
in the beginning of the day. Behind that, you’ll see my
kettle, which is adorable, and I use that to make
bariatric soups and teas. In the cookie jar, the
green glass cookie jar, there are actually a lot
of little powder mixes for bariatric-friendly
teas, cocoas, and soups. They all are protein-fortified, so if I don’t really feel like eating but I still need to get
some calories in me, that’s a nice alternative I’ve found to just drinking these
protein shakes all the time because the protein
shakes are kind of gross. And here’s my afternoon
snack or mid-morning snack. I’ll have a cup of coffee. Usually, like I said, it’s
half caff or it’s decaf. And I’m not afraid to drink it out of a relatively ridiculously large mug ’cause I mean I usually
don’t even finish it and if I do, it takes me forever. It usually gets cold way
before I ever finish it. And so I’m actually thinking about getting rid of this coffee machine and getting a Keurig instead, which is something I never thought I’d do ’cause of the environmental
impact of the K-Cups, but I use so very little coffee now that one cup alone will
probably do the trick and I always end up overshooting it by making it in this big coffeepot, so I’ve actually put one of those on my wedding registry, actually, so I hope somebody gets that, ’cause I really need to
stop wasting so much coffee and I figure I’ll just
do the reusable K-Cups. But anyhow, you could see here, I’ve got my adorable
Halloween-themed spider mug. He’s adorable. And I use that Silk
protein-fortified cashew milk in lieu of creamer, so that way, I get about a half serving of that, which is about five grams of protein, and I do use real sugar. In fact, I use turbinado
sugar or sugar in the raw, but I use a ridiculously
small amount of this sugar and I do this in lieu of
using artificial sweetener. I used to only use artificial sweeteners, and let me tell you, my weight only went up with my usage of artificially-sweetened beverages, and I know that’s completely anecdotal, but I’ve been consuming
artificially-sweetened things since I was 17 years old and it didn’t do a darn
thing to stop my weight gain. Not a thing. And there is a growing body of evidence that suggests that artificial sweeteners actually contribute to weight gain. And I don’t want to say that I, because let’s face it, all I
have is a sample size of me, and that is a convenient
sample of the highest order. But I will say that, you know, it didn’t work. Using the artificial
sweeteners never worked. It may have helped prevent
me from becoming diabetic, but I was pre-diabetic for a decade and my weight would
fluctuate pretty radically even though I wasn’t consuming
real sugar in my food or in what I was drinking. So now I’ve sort of switched gears and I’m trying to eliminate sweeteners pretty much full-stop from my diet. And if I do ingest sweeteners, I try to do so in a way
that’s very deliberate and very sort of
thought-out before I do it. Like there’s no such thing as just randomly snacking on sweets or things that are artificially sweetened just because I think I
can get away with ’em ’cause they don’t have any calories. So it’s a much more mindful
way of eating, I’ve found. So I digress. I use turbinado sugar, not because I think it’s less processed, because I actually know better. I know that turbinado sugar is actually processed more
than regular table sugar, so the name sugar in the
raw is kind of a lie. ‘Cause what they do is they
process it a second time in order to add some of the
molasses back to the mix. But I’m actually consuming
the turbinado sugar specifically because
it’s got molasses in it and it’s got a really nice, rich flavor, so that even if I use so little that I can’t perceive the sweetness, I can still detect that
little hint of molasses flavor and that’s really all I crave. And to put things into perspective, here is actually a regular dinner spoon, and not like a big tablespoon, but like a little spoon that
comes with a silverware set. Like it’s a small spoon, like a teaspoon. So that’s the one that’s on the left, and the one that’s on the right
is actually a novelty spoon that came with a child’s
tea set that I bought to help me eat off of smaller things. So that teeny tiny little adorable spoon is what I use to dish out
my sugar in my coffee. So that whole mug gets two of those teeny tiny
little spoonfuls of sugar. So the teeny tiny little spoon is about an eighth of a
teaspoon, which is nothing. So for that whole mug, which I would imagine is probably
16 ounces worth of coffee, I’m getting about a quarter
of a teaspoon of sugar and I usually don’t even finish it, ’cause like I said, it gets
cold before I can even finish it and then I sort of lose interest. So yeah, so I’m definitely not eating or consuming a lot of sugar. It’s very small amounts and
very deliberately dosed. And here is what my
lunch today looked like. I know it’s kind of busy on this plate. It might be hard to see ’cause I’ve got these really
cute little salad plates. This is a 10-inch salad plate, so that’s not an illusion, that is a small, small,
small amount of food. But this is to sort of
put it into perspective that this is how little
I’m actually eating in any given meal where
there’s solid food involved and all of this is very
deliberately measured out. So what you’re looking at
is one hard boiled egg. We’ve also got about a quarter of a cup of some cauliflower
tabouli from Trader Joe’s. Gently trying to reintroduce vegetables back into my diet in small quantities, but it’s been hard going ’cause
my stomach’s not very big and there is not much
room for the gas to go that’s generated from eating vegetables. So it’s still kind of uncomfortable, but eventually I’m sure
it’ll, it won’t be so bad. So slowly but surely there. What you are also seeing here is about two tablespoons
worth of guacamole and two tablespoons worth of plain hummus, and I will use those to eat by themselves for the additional fat and fiber and the protein in the hummus, but I will also use the guacamole specifically to mix with the egg yolks, to help them go down a
little bit more easily. Make a kind of like heart-healthy
version of a deviled egg. And here is my dinner,
and yes, I arranged it sort of like a smiley
face with funny teeth because I may be 37 but I’m going on 12. But yeah, that’s (laughs)
sort of what’s on this plate. Again, this is just a 10-inch salad plate. Like there is really no use for me to eat off of gigantic dinner plates because I can barely cover
up these little salad plates. So what you’re looking at here, though it might be kind of hard to tell, is about one eighth of a cup, and so it turns into about
a quarter cup prepared, but about an eighth of a cup dry of steel-cut oats with a little
bit of plain peanut butter and unsweetened cocoa powder blended in. There’s also a little bit of
European butter on top of that. And then, next to that, we’ve got about an eighth of a cup,
maybe a little bit more, it was kind of a heaping eighth
of a cup of cottage cheese, and the nose in the middle there is about half of a tablespoon of that
Trader Joe’s pumpkin butter. I’ll eat it with the oats
and with the cottage cheese. It’s nice mixed into both but I try not to use too much of it, so that was very
deliberately measured out. And then we’ve got four
little pieces I cut of the big tofu to make his little teeth. And so that’s gonna be the bulk of the protein for this meal. I’m still trying to get the hang of more animal-based proteins. So far, my diet has reverted
to sort of pescetarianism. It’s not been intentional,
and full disclosure, I was some sort of
vegetarian or pescetarian for over 17 years, and it didn’t do a darn
thing to help my weight. In fact, I became pre-diabetic while I was ovo-lacto vegetarian, so I mean I know part of it’s execution, but I also know that I don’t necessarily thrive
on a vegetarian diet, so I’m sort of eager to introduce
more protein into the mix but for now, the easiest
proteins for me to ingest are seafood, tofu, and
just for the record, it will probably take me an
hour to eat all of this food. It really does take a while to eat solids. And this meal was more than enough to make me feel kind of full, so if I start to feel full, I stop. I wait till that sensation goes away ’cause I don’t want to
stretch my stomach out, and then once I feel
like I’m no longer full, I’ll complete the rest of the meal so I know I’m getting enough calories in. So it’s a very deliberate, mindful sort of food consumption here. And in case you were wondering, “What are you drinking with your meals?” I just want to reiterate
that a big difference between what you are
consuming prior to any kind of weight loss bariatric surgery
and after is that you are not consuming fluids and
solids at the same time. So if I want to consume liquid, I have to do so very deliberately, then I have to wait about a half hour, and then I can eat something. But again, I have to eat very deliberately because after I’m done eating, I have to wait another
full 45 minutes or more depending on how quick it
takes my stomach to empty, and it’s a very obvious sensation. So about 45 minutes after I eat, then I can start drinking fluid again. So your entire day becomes
way more regimented and all of the things you eat and drink become way more mindful and deliberate. And just to show you how I
revamped my living situation, I went from renting an
apartment to renting a house specifically so I could put a gym into it. So I’ve got a weight bench in my garage, and since I have literally no
use for a formal dining room, I turned my dining room
into a workout space. There’s like a little TV there. I can do yoga or workout videos and I’ve got my elliptical machine, and you can see I’ve
also got like a yoga mat and a cat tree in the corner and a stepper and a whole
bunch of other stuff. There’s a mat there, in case I want to do more floor exercises. So that’s been very helpful, and I think that this, metaphorically, says a lot about the
shift in focus in my life. Like who needs a formal dining room? I need to work out. Let’s see what else. Oh, yeah. I want to show you. My friend slash client slash fan slash employee, Katherine, so you might talk to her on our CCHD. She sent me some bowls
that she had made for me. And they’re perfect, ’cause I want to show you
the bowls that I had before and why I was struggling. Okay, so this is the smaller bowl. It’s like a 10-ounce bowl. And you could probably see right away, big, big difference, right? Big difference. And then, that’s nothin’
compared to this one. This, I think it’s a 12-ounce
bowl or a 14 or something. And like they’re so, like this one could eat this one. And here’s how they all sit in each other. Like (laughs) these are great. They’re the perfect size. They’re like four-ish
ounces, which is great for me ’cause I mean I can’t eat
that much in a single go. I’m trying to get as close to
1,000 calories a day as I can but it’s rough. I’m averaging about 700
to 900 calories a day, and that’s sort of a struggle. That’s me trying to get protein in as much as I possibly can without forfeiting too much water because you can’t eat and
drink at the same time. It’s like I have to coordinate when I eat and drink
all throughout the day, which takes a lot more thought, but it really cuts down on extra snacking because it’s impossible to snack when you have to plan all of your drinks and all of your food. It’s pretty crazy. Oh, and by the way, I’ve been watching a crap
ton of Dancing with the Stars while I’ve been exercising. It’s pretty great. I never thought I would get
into a show that cheesy. My mom got me into it because she was just
really excited about it, and so it was just so cute
watching her get so pumped about (laughs) Dancing with the Stars. So I just started watching it so I’d have something
to talk to her about, but it’s great to watch that and watch these people
really exerting themselves while you’re sitting there on a elliptical machine. (laughs) You know? (laughs) It’s, they’re doing much harder things. You don’t feel quite so bad. (laughs) So yeah, makes the time go faster. Anyway, that’s this week’s update. Lost the weight, down
into the 220s now, yes. And so lookin’ out for
that 225 and that 220. My goal was to get around
200 before my wedding, which is in December, so
we’ll see how that goes. I don’t know if it’s possible. Even if it’s not, my dress was ordered in a really large size. They made me order a freakin’ size 22 and I have never worn a size 22 dress. I think it’s just ’cause
formal wear is so small. But they assured me that
they will get it down to whatever size I need them to, so I’m gonna hold them to that. So thank you very much for watching and I hope you have a great night and I look forward to talking to you again about this next week. Buh-bye and Happy Halloween, everyone!