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WLS - My Journey - 50 Days Post OP
Wednesday, August 24, 2016      1 comments

So it has been about a week since my last blog. I have been struggling with a little stall after breaking into the 200's. I have felt like I was not doing enough to get this weight going away. I had a busy weekend away with friends and ... Read more
WLS - My Journey - 42 Days Post OP - #noexcuses
Tuesday, August 16, 2016      4 comments

So this blog is about not making excuses for myself. Normally I get my 1 mile walk in first thing in the morning. I leave the house and my husband catches up with me in the car and we head to town to go to work. Well today he had to be at... Read more
WLS - My Journey - 41 Days Post OP
Monday, August 15, 2016      4 comments

So I am a day late with this blog. On day 40 post op I finally broke through into the 200's. This was quite an achievement for me. I have not been in the 200's since August of 2012. I am just over 13 pounds away from my lowest weight since j... Read more
WLS - My Journey - 35 Days Post OP
Tuesday, August 09, 2016      6 comments

Well I am just over a month post op. I have been doing great except when certain foods do not agree with me. But fortunately that does not happen to frequently. I am down just over 20 pounds since surgery. But I am down 88 pounds from my... Read more
WLS - My Journey - 27 Days Post OP
Monday, August 01, 2016      1 comments

Surgery Weight - 323 Current Weight - 305.4 Total loss since surgery 17.6 pounds. A grand total of 62.6 pounds down since January 24th of this year. I have had some ups and downs as I navigate my new way of life. Eating to live no... Read more
Back to Work after WLS
Thursday, July 21, 2016      2 comments

So today is my first day back to work. I am trying to navigate the pitfalls that will be part of my life with regards to my surgery. I tried to plan out what I will eat today but failed to figure out timing of when I will eat. I will need to ... Read more
WLS - My Journey - 14 days post surgery
Tuesday, July 19, 2016      4 comments

So I am approaching the end of my time off of work going back on July 21st. I am so ready to go back. Now I need to go through my clothes and figure out what I can wear. I will need to continue wearing my knit pants for now as I still have... Read more
WLS - My Journey - 7 days post surgery
Tuesday, July 12, 2016      2 comments

Well I continue to feel better and move much easier. Today's achievement was that I could bend comfortably enough to pit on my own socks and shoes. I then proceeded to take my first outdoor walk since having surgery. It was a short .6 of a... Read more
WLS - My Journey - 5 days post surgery
Sunday, July 10, 2016      6 comments

Things have been going great so far. I had a minor hiccup with chicken not setting well with Rita my new tummy. Do not want the experience of dumping again. Having genepro with Powerade to get my protein in for the day. I am going to try r... Read more
WLS - My Journey - 3 days post surgery
Friday, July 08, 2016      1 comments

Well yesterday I came home and I have slept a lot. Not really hungry but have managed to eat a little. Having a protein shake this morning to get ahead a little with protein. I am going to pick up some light lemonade today as I am having t... Read more
WLS - My Journey - 2 days post op
Thursday, July 07, 2016      0 comments

Well purée food went well. Was not able to shower yesterday but should be able to today. Already got yo and took some laps. Really want to get off the IV so I can walk faster. Seems like nonstop food or shakes coming to my room. I am so n minima... Read more
WLS - My Journey - 1 day post op
Wednesday, July 06, 2016      3 comments

Feeling great. Pain has been fairly minimal. Walking helped a lot. I look so reward to liquids this morning. My care team has been wonderful. I am hoping I will be able to take a shower later today to help with the itchy of dry skin ... Read more
WLS - My Journey - surgery
Tuesday, July 05, 2016      4 comments

So today was surgery. I am told everything went as expected. I am sore but have already been up for a walk. Really want a drink but not allowed until tomorrow.... Read more
WLS - My Journey - less than 1 day to go
Monday, July 04, 2016      2 comments

So yesterday I prepped up 3 different foods. Ricotta bake, cauliflower pepperoni purée, and chicken tenders. These are all set up in the fridge in small portions. Today I need to finish packing my bag it is nearly done just a few last minute thi... Read more
WLS - My Journey - less than 2 days to go
Sunday, July 03, 2016      4 comments

Well the time is drawing near. I am less than 2 days away from surgery. I am nearly ready. Getting my bag packed today and cooking up some meals for when I get home. Purée foods will be on the menu and I have stocked up on them. Have Greek yogur... Read more

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