old me vs new me
I am starting to feel a bit like Sybil...like therre are two personalities inside of me. This is never more evident than when I am working out. I hear the old me telling me to stop...it is too hard..I am going to DIE!!!! But then the new me kick... Read more
Life is Beautiful
copied over from my weight loss surgery forum blog on another site...I know not EVERYONE is on Spark because they had weight loss surgery...but hopefully you can relate!
As part of my endeavor to run a 5k in October, I have been putting tog... Read more
Who I am becoming
I had gastric bypass surgery. I have lost some weight. Am I the same person? Essentially, I will say that yes, I am still the geeky, Harry Potter loving, vampire craving, irreverent smartypants I have always been. I love my husband more than e... Read more
you're so vain !!
I bet you think this blog is about you....
I am down 50 pounds from my highest weight. I haven't weighed this in at least 4 years. I still have a looooog way to go, and I'm still a pretty big girl, but I have noticed that I am paying MUCH... Read more
I wanna be a.....
This morning on the way back from taking my daughter to her summer day camp I saw not one, not two, but THREE fit, trim people out for their morning run. I WANT to be one of these people!!! Many of the people I admire both in real life and on ... Read more
I recently learned that hormones are stored in our fat cells. As we lose weight, those hormones are released into our bodies. For some one 1 month out of weight loss srgery who has lost a big ole chunk of weight rapidly, this is a recipe for d... Read more
I have always wanted to use that word... :)
I am going to a wedding next week and I am in this awkward stage where my old clothes are getting fairly loose and sloppy looking. I don't really want to buy something new that I will ikely be o... Read more
Coming back to spark post weight loss surgery
I thought I had dealt with all this crud about how having weight loss surgery wasn't taking the easy way out or cheating. Then I came back to sparkpeople, the site of my previous successes and failures with weight loss. Here is documentation t... Read more
So I was talking about the weight that I have lost to someone today, and showed them one of my before pictures. They said (innocently, they didn't realize it was a ore weight loss picture) that I looked about the same, other than the hair. Wha... Read more
I wouldn't touch you with a 39 1/2 foot pole!
Most children love Santa, maybe even Frosty or Rudolph. If we are really lucky they are fascinated by the baby Jesus. But my little girl is OBSESSED with the grinch. And I don't mean just the movie itself. SHe love the GRINCH. She thinks he... Read more
Like a virgin....
I was a little nerous at first. I have been waiting to try it for a long time. Everybody else is doing. Most people like it. But would I have the guts to go through with it?
But I finally did it. And I liked it. A lot. I just might h... Read more
No pain no gain....
OK whoever said that was on crack. I have taken absolutely no pains with my diet and exercise for the last month or so, and GUESS WHAT!! I GAINED pounds. It's the irst time that has actually happened, but I have slacked MUCH more than usual.... Read more
J lo? Maybe not...
OK so I am embarking on a new part time career as a wedding planner. In one week I have 4 weddings and a mountain of informations, and several appointments. I also have a partner thank the lord, my sister is going to be doing this with me, whi... Read more
mi vida loco!
My crazy life! Just as I had gotten back on track life threw me a curve ball with a new schedule and loss of my rescheduled exercise time. Ironically I am getting more and more compliments on my "weight loss" but according to the scale this mo... Read more
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Who YOU looking at?
I had a new experience this morning. I am dressed up ,since today is "prefessional" day at work, every Monday..BLECH! So I decided to shave the ole legs and wear a little summer dress. Well the good news is that I went through 3 before I fou... Read more