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  • Tuesday, 12/1

    12/1/2015 2:21:16 PM, by JENNA3

    It's hard to believe that December is here already. It's been cold and rainy around here lately, but it's supposed to warm up tomorrow. I am hopi... Read more

  • 7 weeks post op

    12/1/2015 2:02:32 PM, by IGNATZ50

    Energy levels are just about normal now, provided I get enough sleep. Nausea is almost gone. Still need to practice mindful eating, that is:... Read more

  • Tuesday, December 1, 2015

    12/1/2015 10:22:06 AM, by LOSTND7TZ

    Day 146 - What a way to start December - I hit ONEderland today! Weighed in at 198.2. Only 73 pounds to go. Have my 2 week post-op tomor... Read more

  • December 1 Thoughts

    12/1/2015 8:47:57 AM, by DYANNE4293

    We begin to pray only for God's will for us. That way, we get only what we are capable of handling. Basic Text, p. 49 Imagine what might ... Read more

  • 11/30/15

    11/30/2015 11:06:23 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I am not a person that lives for streaks or that, but today I hit 450 days straight in logging in here at SP and for drinking a min of 8 glasses ... Read more

  • When your weight becomes just a number...17 months post op

    11/30/2015 9:48:50 PM, by AOBREWER

    Yesterday I achieved something I never dreamed possible, I finished my first marathon. I didn't just finish, I ran the entire race (except for st... Read more

  • Ahead of the curve?

    11/30/2015 3:15:50 PM, by IGNATZ50

    Acc'ding to this article -
    d=6&objectid=11553026 - metformin, the ubiquitous diab... Read more


    11/30/2015 12:53:45 PM, by SKIMBRO

    I have been very depressed, busy, etc., over the past few weeks. I was in a plateau for those weeks as well...stuck in the 240's.... Read more

  • Monday, 11/30

    11/30/2015 11:16:44 AM, by JENNA3

    It's tough going back to work! But I took the time to cook some lunches for myself this week, so at least the food aspect of work is easy. I have... Read more

  • Week Four Post-Op

    11/30/2015 10:26:38 AM, by CALLIKIA

    So, Mondays are my weigh-in days. Today marks officially 4 weeks post-op for me. It's been a rough 4 weeks, I can tell you that. Here are ... Read more

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    4 months (16 weeks) post op

    11/30/2015 10:12:22 AM, by JOJOBEE318

    Sorry it's been so long!... Read more

  • Frustration, meet solution

    11/30/2015 10:07:49 AM, by IGNATZ50

    I hate buying clothes for myself. I've always hated buying clothes for myself. I just never, ever fit into anything ready to wear. My boobs are d... Read more

  • Love

    11/30/2015 3:16:10 AM, by DYANNE4293

    Love is something if you give it away, you end up having more. --Malvina Reynolds The abundant life appeals to us. Seldom do we want less ... Read more

  • 11/29/15

    11/29/2015 10:13:07 PM, by RHOOK20047

    It was nice to have a quiet peaceful day. We went to church this morning and went to brunch with some friends after church. Had a nice cheese a... Read more

  • Sunday 11/29

    11/29/2015 4:55:28 PM, by JENNA3

    Just got back from my mile walk. I decided I have taken it easy enough this weekend and went for a quick walk while waiting for the Steelers' gam... Read more

  • Start the Day with a Positive Outlook!

    11/29/2015 12:13:20 PM, by DYANNE4293

    One way to become enthusiastic is to look for the plus sign. To make progress in any difficult situation, you have to start with what's right abo... Read more

  • Day 142 - Friday, November 27, 2015 (late blog)

    11/29/2015 10:32:12 AM, by LOSTND7TZ

    10 days post-op and beginning to feel human again. I look as though I have been mule kicked several times in my stomach. Was able to count the "p... Read more

  • 11/28/15

    11/28/2015 10:39:09 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, I got to see Emerson for a bit, although I had to see my DIL as well. She didn't say one word to me. It ticked me off! I don't really ca... Read more

  • Great Holiday

    11/28/2015 1:43:02 PM, by JENNA3

    We had a great holiday at my mom's place. We celebrated all that we are thankful for, including her tenant and friend that cooks for her and help... Read more

  • Being Ourselves

    11/28/2015 7:32:29 AM, by DYANNE4293

    November 28. Being ourselves To be truly humble is to accept and honestly try to be ourselves.” Basic Text, p. 35 Humility is a ... Read more

  • 11/27/15

    11/27/2015 9:57:48 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well today I call Emerson day. The kids spent this rainy day here and we had Emerson all day. I of course got in trouble offering a suggestion,... Read more

  • Life is...

    11/27/2015 10:08:44 AM, by DYANNE4293

    Life is an opportunity, benefit from it. Life is a beauty, admire it. Life is a dream, realize it. Life is a challenge, meet it. Life is a dut... Read more

  • 11/26/15

    11/26/2015 9:45:37 PM, by RHOOK20047

    This has been a full day. I started by going to church where I cantored at our Mass of Thanksgiving. We had a beautiful Mass and was well atten... Read more

  • I'm an optimist!

    11/26/2015 11:19:51 AM, by DYANNE4293

    What I think about surrounds me. What I allow to be entertained in my mind becomes a reality. If I think negatively, I will attract negativity in... Read more

  • 11/25/15

    11/25/2015 11:58:32 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Thanksgiving 2015 is almost here, and as we prepare... Read more

  • Wednesday, 11/25

    11/25/2015 12:57:46 PM, by JENNA3

    It has been a fairly busy week. I usually do not work the week of Thanksgiving, but having been out so much lately I felt the need to be in the o... Read more

  • Life on Life's Terms

    11/25/2015 9:23:44 AM, by DYANNE4293

    When I hear somebody sigh "Life is hard," I am always tempted to ask, compared to what? --Sydney J. Harris We've probably heard all the ne... Read more

  • 11/24/15

    11/24/2015 8:35:30 PM, by RHOOK20047

    This day has not gone the way that I had planned if for sure! I didn't understand how the unemployment worked and had problems submitting it thi... Read more

  • Three Weeks with Mixed Feelings

    11/24/2015 12:55:00 PM, by CALLIKIA

    I am trying so very hard to be positive here. Let's get to the good part and then we'll go from there. Highest Weight: 466.6 Starting Wei... Read more

  • 6 weeks post op

    11/24/2015 10:12:06 AM, by IGNATZ50

    I had my 6 week post op check up with the surgeon. Everything is looking pretty darn good. - The nausea has become considerably less. Part ... Read more

  • Self-Sabotage

    11/24/2015 7:22:23 AM, by DYANNE4293

    We will sabotage ourselves if we don't believe we deserve success. Maybe we could try a different approach - stop torturing ourselves for th... Read more

  • 11/23/15

    11/23/2015 9:09:34 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Enter his gates with thanksgiving; go into his courts with praise. Give thanks to him and praise his name. On this Thanksgiving... Read more

  • I have Enough

    11/23/2015 11:10:28 AM, by DYANNE4293

    There is enough in the world for everyone's need, but not enough for everyone's good. --Frank Buchman Ours is an illness of more. More! Mo... Read more

  • No Turkey

    11/23/2015 7:25:00 AM, by LIVEINTHELIGHT

    This year my family opted to forego the traditional ... Read more

  • 11/22/15

    11/22/2015 11:08:42 PM, by RHOOK20047

    "Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you." (1 Thessalonians 5... Read more

  • Calories as Currency: Make It Rain!

    11/22/2015 11:40:50 AM, by LIVEINTHELIGHT

    I met with my nutritionist this week and I shared... Read more

  • Bring My To Go Box With My Meal Please

    11/22/2015 11:27:27 AM, by LIVEINTHELIGHT

    I'm learning. I'm learning to listen to my bod... Read more

  • Thought for the day

    11/22/2015 7:29:29 AM, by DYANNE4293

    Happy Sunday!... Read more

  • 11/21/15

    11/21/2015 9:05:56 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, I am taking a break from my thanksgiving theme, as I really haven't had time to think today. Margaret wants to get the house decorated for... Read more

  • Frustration

    11/21/2015 8:34:33 PM, by IGNATZ50

    I still cannot find decent plus sized swimwear. At least not without those stupid foam cup bras. Junonia is where I usually buy from, but of cour... Read more

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