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Depression and anxiety
Monday, May 01, 2017      2 comments

Good evening ladies and gents. I have battled with depression my whole life. It usually revolves around my weight. Many of you know I got the gastric sleeve done in November. I have dropped quite a bit of weight and I still am fighting to get ... Read more
2 months progress
Sunday, January 22, 2017      6 comments

I know this is a little late but I was sick this last week. Here is two month progress after my sleeve .... Read more
212
Friday, January 13, 2017      5 comments

This number is haunting me. I've been this weight since the 1st. I have been swimming a half hr to a 45 mins a few days a week. I get my steps in (usually 10,000) daily. I stay within my calorie range per my surgeon. I would love to be down und... Read more
New year, new attitude
Saturday, December 31, 2016      3 comments

So I got the gastric sleeve on 11/14/2016. I feel good. I have only had a few bad days since the surgery. I also weaned off of pain killers early due to a rash. I made it back to work two weeks after surgery. Thank heavens for where I work and... Read more
10 days, suggestions?
Thursday, November 03, 2016      2 comments

10 days until my surgery. I am three days into my pre-op liquid protein diet. All is well I have found a few things I really like. Premiere protein is not really one of them. It is okay to get by for now but in the long term I think not. Anyon... Read more
Strength
Sunday, October 30, 2016      2 comments

Today I need strength to get through this rough patch. Some days you feel on top of the world like no one or nothing can stop the permagrin on your face. Then other days one simple little thing someone does can aggravate the sleeping bear and y... Read more
20 days
Tuesday, October 25, 2016      3 comments

Hello dearest readers! I now have twenty days until surgery. Today is my presurgical class. I'm a little nervous to start the liquid stage of my journey. I start that on the 1st of November. I have my boyfriend by my side. He is going to go to... Read more
H pylori infection
Thursday, October 13, 2016      6 comments

Wednesday I found out my EGD biopsy came back positive for H pylori. It causes stomach problems. I never thought I had a issue just cramps once in a while and some GERD going on. Well now I am on 10 days of antibiotics before I get my surgery. ... Read more
Gastric sleeve
Saturday, October 08, 2016      2 comments

Good morning ladies and gents. I wanted to update you on my progress. As of Monday I decided to have a gastric sleeve done. My surgery date is set for 11/14/16. I know I can do this and do it well. The smaller stomach will keep me on track bett... Read more
dream
Tuesday, March 24, 2015      5 comments

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happy St. patties day
Tuesday, March 17, 2015      1 comments

So tomorrow marks 6 weeks of eating right and working out. I've dropped a total of 20 pounds so far. (I won't change my weight until Thursday) I've found satisfaction in reaching my calories and tracking everything I eat. Some days are good an... Read more
Gym membership
Tuesday, February 24, 2015      1 comments

So I've been wanting to do this for a while. I've thought and thought about it but never put the pedal to the metal. I did it though! I keep successfully eating right and now I am going to be swimming regularly. On top of doing weight training... Read more
Successfully dropped 7 pounds
Monday, February 23, 2015      0 comments

Good afternoon ladies and gents! I am stopping in to celebrate a milestone. I'm down 7 pounds and I can honestly say I fought myself to earn it! Tracking and keeping the faith in myself is what I am doing. Just wanted to say if you are hav... Read more
binge eating
Wednesday, February 11, 2015      1 comments

I will be the first person to admit it. I binge eat. I have since I was very little. I look at myself in the mirrors lately and I don't see myself anymore. What happened and how can I change this? How did I get back up to 230? Oh man this i... Read more
struggle
Wednesday, February 26, 2014      2 comments

Today I stepped on the scale after I realized my scrubs are getting tighter and tighter. I haven't weighed this much since 2011. I'm disapointed in myself so many diffrent ways I feel angry and depressed. I go visit my mothernin Florida in 6 ... Read more

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