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"Actually I Lost"
Friday, January 03, 2014      3 comments

A regular customer at work yesterday asked how much weight I had gained over the holidays. She had gained a few pounds herself and assumed I, much like a lot of people, must have gained as well. She was not being mean spirited or anything, its... Read more
Under 200!
Wednesday, June 09, 2010      3 comments

I went on vacation to the Colorado Rockies last week. Before I left I told my travel buddy I would be coming home 5 pounds trimmer. I'm happy to say I succeeded. 5 pounds in 6 days, thanks to the hiking, the altitude and the vegans I stayed w... Read more
On being Regular
Thursday, April 29, 2010      1 comments

Funny how things change on you and how even expecting or hoping for those changes doesn't change how you feel when you come to realize that those changes are happening or have actually happened. Change is good. In this case change is great! I... Read more
Is my frustration finally over?!
Friday, June 12, 2009      0 comments

So, turns out I've been right for most of the last year. My lap band had a leak. My surgeon finally conceded this fact last month when, during a routine fill, he discovered that half the saline was missing from my band. One week later and I w... Read more
Am I a weight lose loser?!
Wednesday, December 17, 2008      1 comments

So, a year ago I had weight loss surgery. I had the lapband put on my stomach. I did not make the decision to do this lightly. I researched and planned for it for several years before making the leap. I felt that if I couldn't get my weight ... Read more
On discovering I have bicep muscles
Friday, June 06, 2008      1 comments

I don't quite remember the exact moment, or the how of when I first noticed them. I think, perhaps, I was putting on a shirt, It was a couple of weeks ago now, but I am still overjoyed at the discovery. I have biceps. Yes, everyone does, but... Read more
Finally 40
Tuesday, April 29, 2008      1 comments

So, it's been 5 months since I had my lap band surgery. Everything seemed to go great at first. The surgery went well, I experienced minimal pain and discomfort and the recovery was pretty quick. I averaged a loss of almost 10 pounds a month ... Read more