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Newbie But 3yrs Post OP

cattivoangelicoccattivoangelico Posts: 2
edited 06/25/2014 - 5:46 AM in Exercise and Rehab
3 yrs out but very discouraged with the progress. I've done what I should but I cannot seem to find an exercise to get this weight off that I gained while I was in an immobile brace for a year while I was recovering. I went from a size 10 to a size 16 and I'm going insane. The treadmill sets migraines into overdrive. My insurance will not pay for a weight loss surgery because Im just shy of 40 bmi. I even cut myself down to under 1500 calories a day and it did not work. I tried herbs and that did not work. So if anyone has any ideas it would be much appreciated.


  • Have you tried cycling or elliptical? Swimming is another good way to burn calories. You can also do some research about the right balanced diet. There are certain foods that can help boost your metabolism. It takes time before you'll notice a change so don't give up. Even at home exercises can make a difference assuming you're cleared to do them. Yoga, Pilates, using bands for low impact strength training etc. There are options out there. I used to run all the time so I know how frustrating it can be. It takes longer with low impact exercises but eventually you'll get there. Good luck!
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