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1 week post op!!!
7/10/2014 7:42:12 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Wow! time has flown by. I feel fantastic. I'm down 9 pounds since my surgery date and 31 pounds total. I'm starting my full liquid stage of my post op...  Read more

AOBREWER

7/9/14
7/9/2014 9:23:17 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Well this plateau is really startng to get me down! But I don't want to give in. I am having a lot of challenges. First, this week and last, my act...  Read more

RHOOK20047

post op day 5
7/8/2014 6:51:09 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Felt really great today. only having intermittent pain on the right incision site. All of the incision sites look good. I still can't sleep on my side...  Read more

AOBREWER

Gastric Sleeve - 1 week post op or the "Joys of Broth".
7/8/2014 6:32:17 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I am not a sweet person. OK, I may be a sweet person, but my Achilles Heel was never ice cream, soda, cake or cookies. My weakness is cheese, chips, s...  Read more

KMGREENWOOD

Old Habits Die Hard
7/8/2014 8:49:05 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Having being extremely overweight for so many years, I now can see that I did turn to food for comfort. I was fat, what's the harm in that extra cooki...  Read more

A_NEW_TRACY

NSVs Galore and it's only 8 a.m.!!!
7/7/2014 11:40:28 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Some bad life drama is going on around me, but I am focusing on my positives. 224 Enough time to whine and vent blog later! Today I've had at l...  Read more

PATTYR81

Charting my course
7/7/2014 11:18:07 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I had a great honeymoon week off with my new husband, my new best friend. We had a sort of staycation honeymoon, opting not to go out of town just ye...  Read more

KAMCCLARY

Post Op Day 3 Gastric Sleeve
7/6/2014 8:16:48 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Its been a while since I've posted. In the past couple of years since I have been active on SparkPeople I have gained ALOT of weight, so I decided to...  Read more

AOBREWER

Setting and Meeting Goals
7/5/2014 12:29:29 PM,  0 COMMENTS

So nearly 3 months has passed since my last informative blog...sorry, but I have so little time to do what need to do in a day, you have to choose you...  Read more

RENZRYD

Gastric Sleeve - 3 days post-op
7/5/2014 11:45:58 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Had a little panic attack this morning. Thought to myself, "Self...you really did it this time. You can't go back. You jumped out of the airplane and...  Read more

KMGREENWOOD

Bucket List Goal
7/4/2014 3:39:54 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I have decided to add a Wild Africa Trek tour to my Bucket List. I would LOVE to be able to photograph the safari animals up-close. The brochure...  Read more

SLOWDER6

Independence Day
7/4/2014 1:05:56 PM,  11 COMMENTS

ON JULY 4th REMEMBER - Have you ever wondered what happened to the 56 men who signed the Declaration of Independence? 232 Five signers wer...  Read more

RHOOK20047

Gastric Sleeve - 1 day post op
7/3/2014 4:17:58 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I'm home! Had my Gastric Sleeve yesterday and want to record everything before I get too tired or forget. First off, I wantt o say that Roger William'...  Read more

KMGREENWOOD

Independence Day Eve
7/3/2014 3:36:13 PM,  9 COMMENTS

Well another week has passed and another medical procedure is done. I had carpal tunnel surgery on my primary hand. This has been a challenge as my...  Read more

RHOOK20047

July Bang!
7/2/2014 9:08:25 PM,  4 COMMENTS

As always I look forward to production shutdown and this time is no different expect I threw a wedding into the mix. Five days now have past since my...  Read more

KAMCCLARY

Teeny But Effective Motivation (Pic)
7/2/2014 11:15:30 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Wearing dd#2's college softball work out clothes (and her hand-me-down-team-trainer shoes) for my morning walk! Haven't walked in MONTHS!,...  Read more

PATTYR81

Wow, I am married now!!!!!
6/30/2014 9:52:53 AM,  15 COMMENTS

Finally, jumped the broom, was declared man and wife and I let out a big hallelujah! Glory be to God, all praises unto to Him. Louis and I are very...  Read more

KAMCCLARY

Gastric Sleeve - 3 days away
6/29/2014 12:05:41 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Hi all, I have been a member of Sparkpeople for about 6 years on and off. It has always helped me be successful in weight loss, until I get distract...  Read more

KMGREENWOOD

Getting closer...
6/28/2014 2:12:32 PM,  2 COMMENTS

So this week was pretty good. I went to the pulmonologist and everything went well there. I have a spirometry test that I need to do this coming wee...  Read more

DMURPH409

Miss my little Josie
6/26/2014 4:59:56 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Last week was really difficult for me. One of our chihuahuas (Josie) passed unexpectedly. I've always known when a pet has been sick and had the opp...  Read more

NSCRFAN

6/26/14
6/26/2014 10:57:05 AM,  14 COMMENTS

Well this is just a normal weekly blog. Nothing really noteworthy to talk about. My weight loss is still in a plateau. I think I know what might be...  Read more

RHOOK20047

Random Victories - 1H 2014
6/26/2014 10:52:14 AM,  2 COMMENTS

At work this is the time of year where we have to self evaluate and write our accomplishments for the 1st half of the year. It is always a tough thing...  Read more

PATTYR81

walking
6/23/2014 10:41:50 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I was so mad that my alarm didn't go off this morning. I set it for 5:50 so I could get up and go walking for about and hour before heading to school...  Read more

ALHOOVER81

Oprah Magazine - "Stress Relief Navy Seal Style" aka Motivation
6/22/2014 1:58:04 PM,  1 COMMENTS

In the July 2014 issue of Oprah magazine Kathryn Wallace wrote an article "Stress Relief - Navy Seals Style." p. 62-63 I find it's really about...  Read more

LINDAINALABAMA

Surgery Coming! Thank You, Save the She Beast Campaign! PICS
6/22/2014 12:24:51 PM,  11 COMMENTS

Now that all of the fund raising is done, I can post more openly about it without violating any Spark People terms of use. My daughter started the Sa...  Read more

MJ-SHE-BEAST

Be careful what you wish for....
6/21/2014 7:17:04 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I have been hoping and wishing that my hubby were more on board with this whole getting-healthier thing. He has always been supportive, but passively...  Read more

SATURNPOET

Uh oh...
6/21/2014 1:02:49 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Not a whole lot of excitement this week. I did go see the cardiologist though. I had a quick EKG taken which was a piece of cake. My blood pressure...  Read more

DMURPH409

Summer is here!
6/20/2014 10:38:24 AM,  18 COMMENTS

Remember a few months ago when we were talking about the long cold winter, and how we couldn't wait for summer. I want the cold back! Whaaa! Yes it...  Read more

RHOOK20047

Entering In....
6/20/2014 12:57:37 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Getting down to the wire, in a festive frenzy for my June 28th nuptials. I am being tested of my patience at this time in my life that is really shoo...  Read more

KAMCCLARY

New Diet Bet
6/19/2014 9:17:44 AM,  0 COMMENTS

I found a new Diet Bet to join, which was a goal of mine this week. It's a "summer slimdown" with about 130 people playing the game. I like the cam...  Read more

MICHELLE4445

Almost one year
6/18/2014 8:03:23 PM,  3 COMMENTS

It has been almost one year since I have made changes in my life and the journey has been breath taking. I feel really wonderful and everyday I give G...  Read more

PAULINE1123

Food Reality
6/18/2014 11:21:42 AM,  2 COMMENTS

It's a blog 2-fer today! Wanted to separate my 104 224 stuff from my 2 29 28 15 Yesterday's food plan was going well, but somehow...  Read more

PATTYR81

Horse Riding! (pic)
6/18/2014 10:38:22 AM,  6 COMMENTS

REALLY???? ME???? AFTER 20 YEARS???? 40 At my ~300 lb self, I was always afraid I would hurt the horse. 24 I wouldn't even...  Read more

PATTYR81

Lose 100 pounds and people notice....
6/17/2014 4:49:04 PM,  15 COMMENTS

I have been on this weight loss journey in earnest since last July 15. I have been losing weight all along, and none of my co-workers had said anythi...  Read more

RHOOK20047

3 day juice fast
6/17/2014 11:34:00 AM,  1 COMMENTS

That juice fast had to be the hardest thing I have done in awhile. I even cheated and ate food on day 2. I was so hungry and was shaky so I ate. I...  Read more

ALHOOVER81

9 Months Ago Today
6/16/2014 8:45:39 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Today is the 9-month anniversary of the best decision I've probably ever made - for certain the best decision of my life after age 35 of so. I'm so g...  Read more

MICHELLE4445

Weekly Highlights and Decisions
6/15/2014 1:19:35 PM,  1 COMMENTS

This past week has been crazy. My stomach has been hurting and I haven't felt good for a number of weeks. Couple that with the stall I've been in and...  Read more

MICHELLE4445

5 Day Pouch Test - So What Did I Learn???
6/14/2014 11:17:58 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Key Learnings for me: - I wasn't starvingly, uncomfortably hungry - I didn't have to be 'perfect' on the plan for it to work (I was 90%) It...  Read more

PATTYR81

What a difference a year makes....
6/13/2014 2:35:35 PM,  17 COMMENTS

When I reflect on where I was a year ago and where I am today, I amaze myself. I would have never thought it possible to make such a major transforma...  Read more

RHOOK20047

Getting it done...
6/12/2014 6:44:00 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Ok, it's been about 2 weeks since I last wrote but things are going along well. I've had my psych consult today and met with one of the docs. I also...  Read more

DMURPH409

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