This blog is not going to be a motivator about weight loss. If you are looking for that today, move along.
This blog is about a story I want to share, and I will let it speak for itself.
Years ago, I was living in Wisconsin, and was w... Read more
Thank you all for taking the time to comment on my blog about weight loss surgery. Let me add some photos so you have a better understanding of what these surgeries entail:
GASTRIC SLEEVE - 2/3 of your stomach gets cut away, including the ... Read more
I have been meaning to write this blog for several weeks now, but after my house's break-in, it got waylaid. Reading WATERMELLEN's own blog concerning bariatric surgery (here's the link) prompted me to finally sit down and put words to paper:
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Being a science-y type person, I was intrigued by one of AutieJ's blogs (somewhere in April, check it out. EDIT: Okay, I found it: "I Ain't Too Proud To Blog" - April 1, 2016):
www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu... Read more
Today, I went swimming for the first time this season. I got to ten laps in twelve minutes, and that was enough for openers. That part was not disheartening. What totally got to me was going back into the locker room and catching a glimpse of... Read more
I actually had another blog in mind, but talking to the dental hygienist this morning at my dental visit, "sparked" this one.
One of the major sea changes that came about in the last bunch of decades (I cannot tell you exactly when, nor is ... Read more
I had wanted to save this as a "Success Secret" for myself, but for one of the only times in my life, I could not do it in 300 words, which SP requires. So, my page, my blog.
Now back to our regularly scheduled program:
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So I graduated. No longer "pre-diabetic", I am now full-fledged diabetic. Getting that diagnosis is, of course, sobering. But in the most bizarre way it kind of is a godsend.
OK, here's the thing: It totally changes your ... Read more
This graphic was just too priceless not to put into blog form:
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This is how your body responds to ... Read more
The video link speaks for itself (see below). I dedicate this blog to the unflagging spirit of a woman, who was diagnosed with Stage 3 breast cancer, and still, in spite of it all, persevered. Even biking to her radiation sessions! Sigrun, yo... Read more
New Year is easily equated with a clean slate and new resolution time. I have been giving some thought lately to the idea that it takes 100 days to "lock" in a new habit. Check out this link, if you are curious:
https://www.getthe... Read more
Boy, it's been a long time! I just saw the date of my last blog. I was already about a week into one of the craziest ideas of my life.
Weight loss and major life changes are seismic shifts, I have discovered. There is an incredible intercon... Read more
People look forward to the new year with incredible hope and newfound tenacity. They make resolutions, join gyms, and hit the elliptical, Stair Master, and treadmill with an acolyte's zeal.
For most, this frenetic level of enthusiasm will ... Read more