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What a Ride this has been
Monday, March 06, 2017      4 comments

As I mentioned in my last blog I have lost 175 pounds so far from my highest weight in May of 2015. This has been an experience. I won't tell anyone it has been a cake walk because it has not and I won't lie. I hit my moment of enough is ... Read more
Sleep Study Results Are In
Friday, March 03, 2017      5 comments

Okay after the study I was pretty sure that I no longer had apnea. In fact I was nearly 100% positive I no longer had sleep apnea after about 2 months post surgery. But i received the official results today. I averaged 1 episode an hour... Read more
Sleep Apnea ~ no longer severe?
Saturday, February 25, 2017      10 comments

Major NSV I had a sleep study last night. In 2011 I was an over achiever with sever sleep apnea and hypopnea. Now my oxygen did not drop below 90% and I did not have enough apnea episodes to have to be put on the cpap overnight. Have to wait a c... Read more
A New Year a New Me
Friday, February 03, 2017      2 comments

Wow it has been a crazy year so far. The whole of January was so busy I did not step inside the gym once. However, I did have a vacation in there where I did lots of walking including a 2-3 mile walk on the beach. Wow was that fun. ... Read more
My First Christmas post WLS
Tuesday, December 27, 2016      5 comments

Well the first Christmas Challenge post weight loss surgery is in the books. It was not a complete success but not a failure either. Fort the most part I stayed on plan. But in my not so infinite wisdom I decided to eat a small pecan tart. T... Read more
Ongoing Weight Loss Journey
Thursday, December 15, 2016      4 comments

Well a major milestone came and went and I nearly forgot about it. I am officially at my lowest weight in over 18 years. When my daughter was 2 years old I was taking Meridia (a weight loss medication) and got down to 247. Well this morni... Read more
Ongoing journey to good health
Sunday, December 04, 2016      12 comments

I am now 152 days post weight loss surgery. I have been oh so fortunate that I have had a text book recovery. No complications of which I am well aware is normal complications are actually rare when you look at the sheer number of procedures don... Read more
WLS - My Journey ongoing
Tuesday, November 15, 2016      5 comments

So I have a major accomplishment that happened. Prior to surgery I was wearing mainly mens tshirts 3-4X. Women's tops were a tight 4X. Now I am comfortably wearing a women's 1X and that is nice. Mens tshirts are now a L - XL depending on wha... Read more
WLS - My Journey 4 months Post Op
Wednesday, November 09, 2016      2 comments

67 is currently my favorite number. Why 67 you may ask well here is why. Prior to my weight loss surgery, I lost 67 pounds. As of Monday November 7th just a mere 4 months post op I have lost 67 pounds for a total of 134 pounds gone foreve... Read more
WLS - My Journey - 114 Days Post
Thursday, October 27, 2016      3 comments

Today is a great day. I exited Obese Class III this morning. Now I am in Obese Class II. For some this is not a big deal but for me this has been 128 pounds in the making. I will celebrate this milestone and keep chugging towards the n... Read more
WLS - My Journey - 104 Days Post OP
Monday, October 17, 2016      4 comments

Well here I am 104 days post op and a total of 121 pounds down since May of 2015. It has been quite the adventure for me. Eating is finally going pretty smoothly. I have learned not to reheat any meats or meals other than some soups. ... Read more
WLS - My Journey - 90 Days Post OP
Monday, October 03, 2016      3 comments

It is surreal that I am nearly 3 months out now in my Journey to better health. I recently started a membership at Planet Fitness to kick it up a notch on my weight loss. In addition to the club membership I am also doing a 30 day squat ch... Read more
A new part to my WLS Journey - post op 85 days
Wednesday, September 28, 2016      2 comments

I am nearing 3 months post op and for the most part everything has gone pretty smoothly. I started walking right away as soon as I was in my room after surgery knowing going into this journey that I would need to exercise. Walking was my pr... Read more
WLS - My Journey - 72 Days Post OP
Thursday, September 15, 2016      6 comments

So many things have changed in the last year. A year ago I could not walk more then 3/4 of a mile without being wiped out. Now I am still going strong at 2 miles pushing for more. While I have a long way to go I am feeling good about this ... Read more
WLS - My Journey - 59 Days Post OP
Friday, September 02, 2016      1 comments

Well today was a great day for my 2 month follow up appointments with the dietitian & the PA. I have lost 20 pounds since my 2 week appointment and they are impressed with the 100 pounds gone mark that I reached the other day. I am to ke... Read more

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