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Black Thursday

Friday, November 28, 2014      2 comments

Went to JcPenny and Younkers for their sales on Thanksgiving. I bought a new crock pot and a tote bag for my sister. What did everyone else do? Did you go shopping? Eat too much? What?... Read more

How I wish for food of more substance

Wednesday, November 26, 2014      4 comments

Still on protein. I really miss solid foods such as salads and meats. Friday, the day after Thanksgiving I will start on pureed foods, which means I can eat ground up meat. Yeah!! I've got my Magic Bullet ready to go. It will be a nice switch fr... Read more

Protein and water

Saturday, November 22, 2014      10 comments

For about 1 week I'll be on protein and water drinks only. I'm on Full liquid for a week once I left the hospital. To tolerate the water better, I've added crystal light and or Hawaiian punch unsweetened water flavorings. The next st... Read more

I'm home from surgery

Friday, November 21, 2014      6 comments

I spent 2 nights and a day in the hospital. I'm glad to be home and able to function without the aid of another person.... Read more

Surgery Today!!

Wednesday, November 19, 2014      10 comments

My surgery is today. I'm nervous. Had surgery dreams all night. Thought I had missed it. Pray for my cats for calmness. I don't want them to be traumatized because I'm away. Thank you for all your prayers and kind words.... Read more

Tomorrow is Surgery Day

Tuesday, November 18, 2014      6 comments

November 19, 2014, is my surgery day for the gastric sleeve. I'm doing this for me and my health. Yes, it has come to this. I do not need as large a stomach or as much food as I eat. My knees have started catching like they want to go out from u... Read more


Tuesday, November 18, 2014      3 comments

I'm ready to go. I packed this morning...hope I have everything. Today only doing clear liquids. Should I take my laptop computer?? Would you?... Read more

Ground Control to Major Tom...2...

Monday, November 17, 2014      4 comments

Two more days to go before my gastric sleeve surgery. Now I'm nervous! I do trust my surgeon and his team. I'm just nervous about the at home part. Will I be able to get out of the bed on my own? Will I walk 10 minutes for every 2 hours of rest?... Read more

6 days to go

Thursday, November 13, 2014      2 comments

Oh wait. I think my count is off. LOL... Read more

Major Tom to Ground Control...9...8...7...

Wednesday, November 12, 2014      3 comments

The countdown is under 10 days only 7 more til surgery.... Read more

Pre-Op appointment today

Tuesday, November 11, 2014      5 comments

It really was a four hour meeting. There was lots of waiting. I had my vitals taken, five vials of blood drawn, a meeting with a nurse, respitory therapist, nutritionist and finally the doctor. I was approved for surgery, which is still on sched... Read more

Pre-Op appointment tomorrow

Monday, November 10, 2014      2 comments

Tuesday, November 10, I go in for my pre-op appointment. Today is day 9 before surgery.... Read more

10 days before surgery

Sunday, November 09, 2014      2 comments

I'm losing weight steadily because I changed my diet. No more bread or bready things like pasta or breaded fish. No more sweets or sweet things. what I'm finding is instead of craving sweets or bready things I find I crave fruit especially apple... Read more

12 Days til surgery

Friday, November 07, 2014      5 comments

On the 12th day before surgery my True self gave to me the promise of a new start.... Read more

13 days to surgery

Thursday, November 06, 2014      4 comments

It is now less than 2 weeks until surgery. Things to do: buy cat food (already bought litter for the kitties) pack undies (5) just in case I have a longer stay than 2 days. Pack socks...pack change of clothing, pack shorts and shirt in ... Read more

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