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Out of hospital.
Friday, May 13, 2011      38 comments

I'm here at my boyfriends now. It was really rough going, was in surgery + recovery longer than expected, then had to have NINE attempts at getting a canula in my foot, was pretty much screaming by that point, then spent the next day in a m... Read more
Spiralizer!
Saturday, May 07, 2011      23 comments

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uct/B003NXR086/ref=oss_pro
duct I just ordered THIS! I dont eat pasta, so there is sometimes a serious lack of a vehicle for sauces and dishes I would like to try. I do sometimes cut cour... Read more
Well, I have some big news about where my life is going...
Wednesday, May 04, 2011      60 comments

I've recently been under a lot of stress, I haven't mentioned it much because I wasn't ready to talk about it. My boyfriend is one heck of a smart cookie to put it simply, a Masters Degree in Astrophysics... he basically got 'headhunted' by... Read more
Fluff Blog: Terrible, Terrifying, Hidious BIRD MONSTER!
Friday, April 29, 2011      19 comments

cuteoverload.com/2011/04
/28/real-life-true-tales-o
f-survival/ Poor doggy, no chance of escape!... Read more
Pre-Op Assessment...
Wednesday, April 27, 2011      30 comments

... went well. Went on for a long time, but that got me a free lunch so I could have vast amounts of blood taken and not collapse in a heap. The nurse I saw didn't specialise in Plastics, so she couldn't answer my questions, which was ... Read more
Going away for a few days, and help with surgery questions?
Thursday, April 21, 2011      29 comments

I'm going away this morning for a few days, wont be back until Monday! Going to stay at my boyfriends. The other thing is, I hardly slept trying to think of all the things I should ask at my Pre-Op assessment next week. I'm going to wr... Read more
Surgery date...
Wednesday, April 20, 2011      30 comments

I just had a phone call. I am in for a pre-op assessment on Wednesday April 27th. I am going to hospital on Monday May 9th at 12pm. My Surgery is scheduled for 10am Tuesday May 10th. Well, yes, thats the plans then. Scarily s... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Commitment... something I have been repeating a few times lately....
Tuesday, April 12, 2011      41 comments

Whats motivation? At best its fleeting. Whats commitment? It's lasting. I was 323 lbs. At 29 years old. Sure I was motivated to lose weight, but what really made me lose weight was commitment. Commitment to being AL... Read more
Words from the Dali Lama on the art of happiness.
Monday, April 11, 2011      22 comments

Today I started reading The Art Of Happiness, words of His Holiness the Dalai Lama as discussed with a western psychologist, Howard C. Cutler. I read the chapter on the difference between pleasure and happiness. And I wanted to share this q... Read more
Food Blog: Tasty, not fancy, but different breakfast!
Sunday, April 10, 2011      9 comments

This is breakfast biscuits, like Weetabix, but better ones, Less ingredients! Then, topped with cream cheese with vanilla extract and a teeny smidge sweetner, and on t... Read more
Verdict on new shoes...
Friday, April 08, 2011      10 comments

I tried my new shoes on the treadmill at the gym, because, well, if they hurt I could stop... if they hurt a couple miles away from home that would have rather sucked! And they seem pretty good. Got some heel pain though. I got a ... Read more
Something I wonder about people claiming they can't reach their calorie goals...
Thursday, April 07, 2011      34 comments

... I keep seeing this on the Nutrition forum, people complaining they can't even reach 1200 calories and OMG sooooo full. Then how on EARTH are you FAT already? *laughs* I didn't get fat eating like that and I'm sure as anything you d... Read more
Well, I went again to the gym...
Wednesday, April 06, 2011      17 comments

This time, no trainer breathing down my neck, and frankly, slowing me down on the treadmill, I managed to get more confident and found going at a natural speed for me is way faster than the wussy trot speed they had said for me. I kinda enj... Read more
UK People: A Documentary you may wish to watch...
Tuesday, April 05, 2011      11 comments

www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/ep
isode/b0103v9d/Dead_Fat/ Warning, it does contain an autopsy and viewing of human remains. Being fat is killing us, that's a fact, this documentary discusses that. Its pretty shocking.... Read more
Food Blog: Crab Cakes!
Tuesday, April 05, 2011      11 comments

Enjoyed crab cakes for lunch today! The red bits are mashed kidney beans, no potato in my fish cakes! ... Read more

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