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My reward (photo)
Saturday, April 21, 2012      2 comments

I bought this for myself as a reward for getting my surgery. A new Vera Bradley purse and eBook cover ... Read more
Feeling Groovy
Thursday, April 19, 2012      4 comments

I am feeling really good. It has been 10 days since my surgery, and I feel like I am getting back to myself. There is still some pain (feels like I am being stung by a bee) on my right side, but upon research, my mom found that is the spot where... Read more
1st blog post opp
Sunday, April 15, 2012      3 comments

I have been home since Thursday. I am feeling pretty ok. There is still some pain, and I keep clutching my blanket to my stomach when I walk. I am afraid to let go of it. I keep having to remind myself to eat. I just don't feel like eating... Read more
Home from the hospital
Thursday, April 12, 2012      7 comments

I am home from the hospital R n Y surgery went well better blog to come later... Read more
Surgery Day!
Tuesday, April 10, 2012      8 comments

I have to be at the hospital at 6am... Today is the big day!!... Read more
Less than 2 full days left!
Sunday, April 08, 2012      0 comments

Surgery date is 4/10/12 Holy crap am I nervous! There are so many things going through my head right now...... Read more
Meeting with the Dietitian
Thursday, April 05, 2012      3 comments

There is a lot to digest from my meeting with the Dietitian. She went over a lot of things. I am thankful she gave me handouts. It looks like when i come home from the hospital, I will be eating pureed food. That is ok. I can blend my meat with ... Read more
Meeting with the Dietitian Tomorrow...
Wednesday, April 04, 2012      4 comments

I have an appointment at 13:15 to meet with my RD. I am REALLY excited to meet with her. I wish that my appointment would have been sooner. That only leaves me 5 days until surgery to get my kitchen ready. I work the weekend. I will be working 1... Read more
Weight Loss Surgery - The "Easy" Way Out...
Tuesday, April 03, 2012      5 comments

I am not a violent person, however, if one more person implies that I am "taking the easy way" by getting weight loss surgery, I am going to punch them in the face. If one more skinny person says... "Oh, I wish I could have weight loss surgery" ... Read more
A Pound a Day...
Monday, April 02, 2012      3 comments

I have lost 10 pounds since Tuesday 3/27. Actually, that is about 1.4 pounds per day... but I keep checking my weight every day and I see it going down. The doctor was right. I will drop weight quickly. I know at this time, it is water weight, w... Read more
Not a bad Sunday...
Sunday, April 01, 2012      0 comments

Today actually was pretty decent. I didn't really do all that much. There was a load of laundry that needed washed, so I did that. For dinner I made steak. I put mine on a salad (as prescribed by my Liver Shrink diet) and made my boyfriend a sma... Read more
My New Lunchbox - photo blog
Saturday, March 31, 2012      3 comments

I ordered a Laptop Lunch kit and it came today! I have wanted one FOREVER, but have always been too "cost effective" (ok... cheap) to buy one. With my upcoming surgery, and smaller portions being a must, I thought this would be a great way to he... Read more
Getting Somewhere
Saturday, March 31, 2012      0 comments

I got on the scales today and I have lost 6 pounds since Tuesday. Seeing that, makes me realize that this is really worth it. After struggling for months and months and only gaining weight, I am finally starting to see those numbers come down. ... Read more
The Water Factor and True Love
Thursday, March 29, 2012      0 comments

I am just not good at drinking water. I don't like to drink all of that fluid. I have a very difficult time drinking all of it. I don't like the "sloshy" feeling it leaves me with. I realize that is something I am really going to have to work o... Read more
It was like lightning.... everybody was frightening...
Wednesday, March 28, 2012      1 comments

I woke up today to a thunderstorm. My house was shaking. What a way to wake up. It scared Leroy cat, and he wouldn't leave my side. Lucy was just watching the rain come down in sheets. I didn't really do a heck of a lot before work. I did... Read more

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