JOJOBEE318's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=JOJOBEE318 JOJOBEE318's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ 3 weeks post op http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5987613 <BR> <BR> Still going strong! Sun, 30 Aug 2015 19:57:10 EST Week 3 post op http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5986564 Well, I made it through my first week back to work. Not a bad week; but being the end of summer, the kids are getting on each other's nerves, and therefore my nerves. So happy that school begins next week. <BR> <BR> Plus, it's hard to explain to a 3 year old that you really can't play with him, so I may have overdone it just a bit. I'm a little sore across my upper belly where the incisions are. <BR> <BR> Since it's Friday and I don't have to get up early tomorrow, and because I'm still hav... Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:40:53 EST 2 weeks post-op http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5983367 <BR> <BR> Feeling great! Sun, 23 Aug 2015 19:39:10 EST 1 week post-op http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5981036 <BR> <BR> doing great! Wed, 19 Aug 2015 17:42:38 EST Back home .... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5976193 <BR> <BR> and doing ok Tue, 11 Aug 2015 20:26:59 EST I made it! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5975450 Hey everyone. I just wanted to quickly post an update. I'm doing ok, just a little sore. I should be going home tomorrow. Thanks for all the prayers and support! Mon, 10 Aug 2015 16:54:46 EST It's finally here!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5974808 <BR> <BR> I can't believe it!!! Sun, 9 Aug 2015 17:29:30 EST oh my http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5973316 Got a call from the surgeon's office today. I have to be there at 6 am! Ah! Mom was not too happy about that, but it'll be ok. I'm so excited!!! Thu, 6 Aug 2015 20:07:43 EST It's almost here! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5972790 <BR> <BR> I'm so excited!!! Wed, 5 Aug 2015 20:27:09 EST Just need to vent http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5971582 I care for 4 kids at their house. The parents have told me they are very supportive of my getting this surgery. I have tried to schedule my appointments when I wasn't working; but as you may know that's almost impossible, so I gave them as much notice as possible. I even wrote them all down so they would know. <BR> <BR> After I met with the surgeon and got the ok, there were a couple more appointments to do. I had those set up the same day, and I sat down with the mom and spoke with her abou... Mon, 3 Aug 2015 18:57:00 EST Got a tentative clearance from my PCP http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5969926 <BR> <BR> Just need get another blood test Fri, 31 Jul 2015 20:35:13 EST Pre-op testing done!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5964468 <BR> <BR> 20 days to go!!! Tue, 21 Jul 2015 18:03:30 EST a CPAP machine is weird http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5951964 <BR> <BR> But I guess I'll get used to it. <BR> <BR> <em>102</em> <em>246</em> Sat, 27 Jun 2015 21:23:07 EST Got my date!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5949950 <BR> <BR> I'm so excited!!! Tue, 23 Jun 2015 21:20:37 EST Things are getting exciting http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5947389 <BR> <BR> Getting close!! Thu, 18 Jun 2015 19:44:25 EST As promised ... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5939221 <BR> <BR> A quick video update Wed, 3 Jun 2015 19:06:21 EST quick update http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5938918 There's been a lot going on, and I just haven't had the chance to do a video. I'll try to make a short one this evening. But I'm still here! Wed, 3 Jun 2015 08:09:09 EST Almost there! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5932224 <BR> <BR> All tests done! Now to wait and see. Thu, 21 May 2015 21:37:44 EST Things are moving now! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5921961 <BR> Getting so excited! Sun, 3 May 2015 19:00:32 EST Awesome news from my boss! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5911916 <BR> Just had to share! Wed, 15 Apr 2015 18:13:04 EST Hey ya'll! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5910071 <BR> <BR> Just a (not-so) quick update. Sun, 12 Apr 2015 18:16:36 EST The First Step! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5903767 <BR> <BR> I'm so excited! And ready! Wed, 1 Apr 2015 19:59:27 EST What a week http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5889358 <BR> <BR> If it's not one thing, it's another Sun, 8 Mar 2015 17:21:37 EST Quick update http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5885018 <BR> <BR> Nothing much going on Sun, 1 Mar 2015 18:47:40 EST Feeling good http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5882689 <BR> <BR> good day Wed, 25 Feb 2015 19:41:25 EST Just another day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5882013 <BR> <BR> Here's my surgery page: <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage.asp?id=NE<BR>W_ME_JRP </link> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 18:53:36 EST Maybe a new chapter? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5881345 <BR> <BR> Oh I forgot to mention that I got a new pet - a betta fish!! Mon, 23 Feb 2015 18:26:52 EST Long weekend http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5858206 <BR> But doing ok Mon, 19 Jan 2015 19:48:16 EST Plugging along! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5847062 <BR> <BR> Take 2. I noticed the quality was horrible Mon, 5 Jan 2015 21:37:13 EST New Year! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5843307 <BR> <BR> <BR> Feeling good! Thu, 1 Jan 2015 21:15:36 EST Feeling good http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5837621 <BR> <BR> Got it to upload today. Yay! Tue, 23 Dec 2014 19:10:48 EST Good day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5836969 For some reason, I can't get my video to upload. <BR> <BR> Anyway, I'm feeling good and proud of how I did today. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 19:32:36 EST Here I go again! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5836380 <BR> <BR> Hopefully the quality isn't too bad. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 14:19:19 EST Nice walk today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5807772 <BR> <BR> And a mostly quiet day Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:51:56 EST A very good day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5807188 <BR> <BR> Seems to be a new start with my baby girl!! Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:21:17 EST So far, so good! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5806562 <BR> <BR> Oh, that 4 year old girl is a killer! Tue, 28 Oct 2014 21:07:03 EST Good day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5805922 <BR> <BR> Even though all the kids we home. LOL Mon, 27 Oct 2014 19:59:40 EST Today is a new day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5805225 <BR> <BR> Sorry for the length. You iknow how I can ramble. LOL Sun, 26 Oct 2014 20:33:04 EST Moving forward http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5781856 I can't even begin to tell you the rough time I've been having. And today I found out my car needs some *major* repair work. Thankfully my dad said he'd pay for it and I will pay him back. <BR> <BR> I have slipped backwards a lot in my weight loss journey, but now I feel I'm heading in the right direction again. I'll completely and honestly update my Sparkpage this weekend. (For once I really don't have anything planned. LOL) <BR> <BR> Going back to absolutely no bread (except maybe a low c... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:26:30 EST Finally September! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5772150 <BR> <BR> Time to move in the right direction! Tue, 2 Sep 2014 20:30:45 EST Hey, Hey http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5761639 <BR> <BR> <BR> Still crazy going. And I'm sorry for rambling. :) Sun, 17 Aug 2014 20:12:01 EST What a weekend! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5758524 <BR> <BR> <BR> I am seriously getting tired!!!! Tue, 12 Aug 2014 21:15:45 EST Whoa! That was a long time!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5754627 <BR> <BR> <BR> My bad!! <em>211</em> Wed, 6 Aug 2014 19:53:19 EST Summer Begins!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5725130 <BR> <BR> How will I manage to get through it? LOL Tue, 24 Jun 2014 19:52:56 EST Feeling tired http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5723587 <BR> <BR> Can't wait for my vacation Sun, 22 Jun 2014 19:32:16 EST Sorry! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5720893 <BR> <BR> I'll try to do better Wed, 18 Jun 2014 19:54:01 EST Didn't realize it had been so long http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5718588 <BR> <BR> It's been a long couple of days Sun, 15 Jun 2014 17:17:45 EST Humid and kinda rainy http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5716028 <BR> <BR> So I'm a bit worn out Wed, 11 Jun 2014 20:29:28 EST Short day of work http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5715236 <BR> <BR> But it was nice to get out early Tue, 10 Jun 2014 20:23:10 EST Ah, Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5714458 <BR> <BR> Pretty good day Mon, 9 Jun 2014 19:46:18 EST