MISTRESSDIXIE's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=MISTRESSDIXIE MISTRESSDIXIE'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/ survived turkey day even on bed rest http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5146679 well they say some of the hardest things in the world to do is to get up and moving when your body is not physically able to. or when you are in to much pain to. well thanksgiving was my challenge. you see my mother is a manager at a walmart super center and for the second year in a row. they decided that my mother was gonna have to work thanksgiving day. which meant that my mother would not have the joy of going to see her mother (my grams) and all her siblings. now for me..this was a relief... Mon, 26 Nov 2012 05:23:42 EST on the mend http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5137156 well two days ago i was sitting in a hospital. making the staff pretty miserable. taking over 3-5hrs to find a vien to run a iv. i got lucky the ditzy nurse #6 as i called her..the 6th one that had come in and started apoligizing and crying after the 5th attempt with no success. well she left the curtain open. i was laughing my butt off. cause this is normal to me. well with the curtain open..i seen this nurse i knew very well..and i call her my goddess of iv...she lets me find a vien put my ... Fri, 16 Nov 2012 07:57:53 EST Hospitalized .....please learn from my mistakes http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5136403 yes you read that correctly i was in the hospital. had a glorious visit and stay at the hospital which ended with me now on bed rest and me very nauseated and tired. please no that dehydration is a awful thing and its nothing to play with. if you have a wls surgery of any type then don't play with it..you can get put in the hospital quickly. but you don't have to have the surgery to end up this way. drink fluids. if you get sick and start to get signs of dehydration dont wait to long. go get... Thu, 15 Nov 2012 13:40:43 EST do you know what you need to survive... i am still learning http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5128104 at 38 years old you would think i would know exactly what i need to survive. what i need to keep me from ending up in the hospital. well guess what...hahaha i am like a infant learning all over again now that i have my gastric bypass. at a year post op i still have to learn stuff. for a bypass patient we do not function like others. we don't have a cute stomach we have a pouch. some still call it a stomach mine i call oscar the pouch. the grouchy pouch. lol. but we do not absorb most things. ... Thu, 8 Nov 2012 07:18:45 EST No its not the easy way out!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5123576 over a year ago i had a rny gastric bypass. and i loss so many friends over it. i had tried everything else. i was at deaths door. the thought of even walking to the bathroom with out my fiance 2 steps behind me scared me. i was a walking death trap. i had so little blood flow through my heart but no plaque or blockages. i did not look as heavy as i was. i have always stored my weight around my organs and i was killing myself one pound at a time. my organs were being suffocated. strangled, he... Sun, 4 Nov 2012 12:41:26 EST A journey that no one would believe http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3145645 many years ago. i can remember sittin in my bedroom very skinny an listening to my mother cry. my heart breaking. cause she would shed tears over her size an the lack of respect she got due to her size. i never understood it. cause in my mind. my mother ruled the world. she could do everything. an damn near did everything. she is wonder woman in manyways. but she let the lack of men an romance in her life define who she was. as i went threw high school i swore that i would stay slim ...never ... Wed, 21 Apr 2010 16:01:09 EST no one in my life seems to understand completely http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1193323 as i sit in front of my comp. i come to realize that my friends and family truely dont understand the pain i feel both physically as well as emotionally. alot of people see a larger size woman and assume that they have always been large. and that isnt the case for me. i was slim all mylife. not twiggy. but fit and tight. but then i had a severe high risk pregnancy that i put on 100 pounds. and it kills me. that i am this big. men no longer find me attractive at all, people look at you funny ... Wed, 7 May 2008 11:35:48 EST