Where Have I Been?!
Good evening Sparkpeoples!
First of all, it has been WAY too long! I apologize for dropping off the face of the earth, I kind of just got to this weird point that I just couldn't handle it anymore, any of it, all of it, everything. I am no... Read more
242 And Discouraged
Weighed myself, saw that number: 242. Not a huge surprise actually, because I have been gaining and getting closer and closer. My highest weight ever was 248 and I promised myself that I would never go back to this place. Yet here I am, standing... Read more
Changing My Focus
Well friends, I have been pretty absent lately, but it was a necessary absence. A time to go through some things, sort some things out, and adjust my focus.
It looks like I am not going to be able to make it my friends wedding in August, I... Read more
Joy And Motivation
It has been a really wild month. After some rather invasive medical tests, I ended up going into a severe flare, which I am still battling (yes, for the entire month). I have more medical stuff coming up, but for once I got some really wonderful... Read more
Official January Jumpstart Results!!
Today became my official weigh in, progress picture, and measure in day! I am so excited by my results. These come from two weeks of the January Jumpstart in January, then time off for surgery in which I tried not to go overboard with food, and ... Read more
Results, Rants, and Reactions.
Well, today was it! The final day of the January Jumpstart. Originally I was going to weigh in, measure in, and take progress pictures, but sadly the end of the challenge fell directly on TOM, so my 4 pounds of water weight and slightly shocking... Read more
Healing And Jumping Back On The Bandwagon
The past three weeks has been quite the roller coaster! I had my initial surgery on the 21st of January, spent two weeks with wires coming out of my back, and ultimately had to face the reality that the surgery failed to help. In fact, it actual... Read more
Post Surgery Update
I had my first surgery on the 21st up in St. Louis, the surgery itself went well enough, no real issues, but the recovery has been a real struggle! From the day of the surgery I was extremely nauseous and in a lot of pain, then, of course, the m... Read more
Sort Of Almost Not About My Health
Good Evening All!
I am trying to make an effort to write a blog that is not entirely about my health, but first, I will update on my health. :)
Tomorrow is my preoperative appointment and then about a week later is my first surgery, ... Read more
Latest Health Update
Thursday was my second doctors appointment and quite an appointment it was. He changed my medications again, taking me off the last drug that was keeping me from sleeping and placing me on some pain medication, for which I am VER... Read more
Quick Health Update!
Things have been in a great state of upheaval since my doctors appointment. He added a med to my daily regimen and it has done nothing except mess with my sleeping and make me dizzy, though as usual I still hold out hope for the miracle cure. Th... Read more
Sorry it has been so long since my last update, things have just been a little crazy...as usual.
My appointment with the specialist is next week and I am so incredibly anxious for it to get here and for things to get ro... Read more
New Day 1/62 (Weight Loss Time Baby!!)
I am excited, I am determined, I am feeling the pinch of a deadline. I have 62 days before I go see the "super specialist" (the one in St. Louis), though this feels like an incredibly long time, I have decided to view it from the other side. I O... Read more
WLBS - Day 21/80 The Binge and The Panic
Technically it is 12:28AM, so this blog is actually for yesterday.
Today was a difficult day. It started off good with a miraculous six hours of sleep last night, but that was quickly followed by bouts of intense pain, an embarrassing strug... Read more
WLBS - Day 18/80 My Good News!
This week has been both a rough week and a good week. I survived my two treatments and have only three more to go before I am done and I also finally found out where I am headed after I finish the treatments! I am getting re... Read more