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OK So I'm having issues
Friday, June 24, 2016      1 comments

I gained weight at my last weigh-in, but my right leg was swollen nearly twice its size. Yes, that's my surgical side. It's been 9 months since my reconstructive foot surgery. I thought I was doing really well. At my monthly check-in, m... Read more
Learning to eat
Friday, May 06, 2016      1 comments

It's like we're being born again, needing to learn how to eat. I keep thinking that. Babies have to learn how to eat and it takes a long time for them to learn and adjust. After my father had a stroke, besides learning how to walk & talk ag... Read more
Friday, April 29, 2016      2 comments

WOW...all I can say. I feel full, I feel like I'm eating...and I'm losing weight. Just...WOW. ... Read more
Wow, what a difference.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016      1 comments

So we went out for Soul Food after mom's doctor's appointments. I really should have ordered just a side dish but it just looked & smelled SO good! Leftovers are good, right? I told mom that this one meal would feed me for 3 days. I at... Read more
My eyes are now officially bigger than my stomach!
Tuesday, April 26, 2016      3 comments

OK so I'm still at the stage where I think I should be eating more. I see the amount of food I'm allowed to eat and think "Oh that won't be enough" so I dish out more, then can't even finish half of it. I wonder how much longer it will take... Read more
OK I gave up
Sunday, April 17, 2016      4 comments

I had gastric sleeve surgery on April 11th. How anyone could say that I didn't need it is beyond me. This will be very difficult but obtainable... Read more
2 days left
Saturday, April 09, 2016      4 comments

Yes I was cheating a little...but I'm down 12 pounds since 3/28. My mom says I should just stick with this. Is she nuts? I'm dying! I want to eat SO badly! I am hungry! One tiny "lean & green" meal a day is not enough. She says I'm act... Read more
12 days
Wednesday, March 30, 2016      1 comments

Well I went to the Dr yesterday and kind-of got yelled at for not following the VLCD properly. emoticon I *HA... Read more
Coundown: 13 days
Tuesday, March 29, 2016      0 comments

OK now I sound like one of those ditzy skinny girls: I forgot to eat yesterday, emoticon I forgot my af... Read more
VLCD starts today
Monday, March 28, 2016      3 comments

14 days on a very low calorie diet. emoticon I can do this.... Read more
Happy New Year...I give up
Wednesday, January 06, 2016      0 comments

I give up trying In the immortal words of Yoda: Do or do not there is no try... Read more
REALLY need to vent
Saturday, September 19, 2015      3 comments

Surgery on requires someone to be there with me. I am a nervous wreck. My mom can't drive any more. My sister originally said she'd scheduled the day off, once I told her what time I had to be there she asked who was... Read more
OK I can honestly say that I'm getting better...
Wednesday, September 02, 2015      2 comments

well maybe better isn't the proper word. More observant? More in tune? IDK what to call it, but eating small meals more often, chewing thoroughly, and real, really focusing on what and how I eat, well I think it's finally paid off.... Read more
The little engine...
Monday, August 31, 2015      1 comments

I'm still chugging along. Yesterday mom asked me if I'd lost any weight. I said IDK since I hate weighing myself lately. But decided I needed to keep track again. So I did...not sure how I compare to myself. ... Read more
All things considered...
Wednesday, August 26, 2015      2 comments

I'm doing OK. I'm much more conscious of what I'm eating and when. I've set an alarm to remind me to eat every 2 hours. I'm chewing, chewing, chewing! I went grocery shopping yesterday & bought yogurt, cottage cheese, protein bars, cereal, ... Read more

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