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  • Week 11 Post VGS

    8/2/2015 8:10:40 AM, by SKIMBRO

    Down again! This morning I am 272.8 Was hoping to be out of the 270's by today, but my body did not want to coo... Read more

  • 8/1/15

    8/1/2015 9:33:08 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, I am a little disappointed in myself. I didn't get anything done that I planned to do today. My furbabies are used to Mom feeding them be... Read more

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    VSG Recap

    8/1/2015 9:12:34 PM, by LIFEGENESIS

    Day 11 post op... Read more

  • Self Esteem

    8/1/2015 8:00:43 AM, by DYANNE4293

    Love is an expression and assertion of self-esteem. . . . --Ayn Rand How easily we love others when we feel self-assured, when we're comfo... Read more

  • 7/31/15

    7/31/2015 9:14:35 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well this weekend I am baching it since Margaret went to Kansas City to see the kids, and my older son has gone up to Chicago for the weekend. I... Read more

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    Got a tentative clearance from my PCP

    7/31/2015 8:35:13 PM, by JOJOBEE318

    Just need get another blood test... Read more

  • Help I am in a sugar nightmare.

    7/31/2015 6:22:35 PM, by HAWTGRANNY2014

    Remember that song going in circles....I am doing that. I am going around and trying to limit sugar...making a tiny bit of headway...but still g... Read more

  • Facing Problems

    7/31/2015 7:53:40 AM, by DYANNE4293

    I ask that You might help me work through all my problems, to Your Glory and Honor. --Alcoholics Anonymous Many of us lived in situations ... Read more

  • 7/30/15

    7/30/2015 10:45:01 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well I got good news and bad news on the job front today. I don't have to work Sunday, as it was a volunteer shift on 2nd on Sunday and they did... Read more

  • Living in Today

    7/30/2015 9:53:10 AM, by DYANNE4293

    What would it be like if you lived each day, each breath, as a work of art in progress? Imagine that you are a masterpiece unfolding, every secon... Read more

  • 7/29/15

    7/29/2015 10:51:07 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Boy another hot one today. Didn't do too much today, short of some house cleaning before work, and I grilled some meat for the rest of the week,... Read more

  • The importance of Support Groups

    7/29/2015 8:55:42 AM, by DYANNE4293

    I am still amazed, after years of recovering, at how easily I can begin to talk myself out of attending meetings. I am also still amazed at how g... Read more

  • Not my day!

    7/29/2015 12:44:48 AM, by DYANNE4293

    Today has been a stressful day. And I used exercise as a way to cope. I didn't use food to deal with my feelings! A battle won! Just for today!... Read more

  • 7/28/15

    7/28/2015 11:05:31 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well this has been a long hot day. I got up at 7:30 when my friend who was changing my windshield got to my house. He wanted to do it before it... Read more

  • Day started bad and eating began as the day went on. Punishment Eating?

    7/28/2015 7:48:59 PM, by CLTEDDER

    I was a few minutes last to work today and the clients wife cut me off as I said morning rudely. I knew she was stressed and she is one that need... Read more

  • 7/27/15

    7/27/2015 9:14:23 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Boy was it hot today. 98 degrees with a 90% humidity. My windshield picked up two rocks last week and now my windshield has three cracks going... Read more

  • Finding Faith in Myself

    7/27/2015 11:36:40 AM, by DYANNE4293

    We all carry it within us; supreme strength, the fullness of wisdom, unquenchable joy. It is never thwarted and cannot be destroyed. But it is hi... Read more

  • Week 10 Post VGS

    7/26/2015 9:36:47 PM, by SKIMBRO

    I lost 2 pounds this week. I managed to make it to the gym today . I tried out the ARC Trainer machine for 10 minut... Read more

  • 7/26/15

    7/26/2015 7:48:59 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Not much to report today. Went to church and cantered for the first time in 5 months, since I got this present job. Seems like the songs select... Read more

  • Thought for the day

    7/26/2015 9:08:34 AM, by DYANNE4293

    Have a great day and make it count!!... Read more

  • 7/25/15

    7/25/2015 10:33:56 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Boy the month is almost over, and the week is ending. Have I reached all the goals I had set for this week? Probably not, because I always set ... Read more

  • Do You Ever Feel Like You Are Not Heard???

    7/25/2015 11:35:06 AM, by PATTYR81

    I've just come to realize that I've been feeling this way for a LONG time! It seems like my kids (almost ALL of the time), DH an... Read more

  • Happiness and Harmony

    7/25/2015 10:09:02 AM, by DYANNE4293

    But what is happiness except the simple harmony bet... Read more

  • 7/24/15

    7/24/2015 8:47:49 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well this was a day! I had an early (10:00 a.m.) meeting with one of my remote conferences, and google maps got me lost! Using some common sens... Read more

  • Before and after pics

    7/24/2015 5:47:59 PM, by DYANNE4293

    I thought I would give you a peek at what my weight w... Read more

  • Amazing New Realities getting better each day!

    7/24/2015 4:17:42 PM, by CLTEDDER

    I am really beginning to understand how wonderful my gastric sleeve and losing 108 pounds from my highest weight is. My life was so out of con... Read more

  • 7/23/15

    7/23/2015 8:46:45 PM, by RHOOK20047

    What a great day I had today! I have worked hard to stay off any committees, but my luck ran out and I am on the committee that I really feel th... Read more

  • My story

    7/23/2015 11:11:29 AM, by SANDERSEN4

    I have been overweight all of my life. I was born at 10 LBS 8 OZS, and just kept going from there. In thinking back in trying to pin point everyt... Read more

  • No Worry

    7/23/2015 7:50:21 AM, by DYANNE4293

    Worry is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained. --Arthur S... Read more

  • 7/22/15

    7/22/2015 11:34:50 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well I knew someone would pop my bubble! It happened when I went to work today, and my manager seemed to have gone off the deep end. We have a ... Read more

  • Summer Challenge Halfway Mark

    7/22/2015 4:02:54 PM, by SBEAR5

    In June I signed up for a summer challenge. I'm half way thru, so I though I'd depress myself and do a "mid-challenge" review. haha Goals:... Read more

  • Communication

    7/22/2015 8:11:18 AM, by DYANNE4293

    ...alone in the company of our partner. To be alone in the wilderness is less painful than to feel alone in the company of our partner. When we ... Read more

  • 7/21/15

    7/21/2015 9:20:52 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Boy I had a busy day. I had to run some errands this morning, and since I couldn't sleep, I had plenty of time to do it. I am trying to find a ... Read more

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    Pre-op testing done!!

    7/21/2015 6:03:30 PM, by JOJOBEE318

    20 days to go!!!... Read more

  • I Believe Anything is Possible!

    7/21/2015 1:44:53 PM, by DYANNE4293

    Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact. --William James Many of us learned as ... Read more

  • My mouth is out of!

    7/21/2015 11:48:11 AM, by HAWTGRANNY2014

    Who am I? DO you know me? I am ever changing lately after Years of being myself. I am me...that is for sure. Sometimes opinionated. Sometime... Read more

  • 7/20/15

    7/20/2015 8:01:35 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I was planning on cutting the grass this morning, but I woke up at 10:00 to the steady sound so rain on the roof. I was shocked that I slept tha... Read more

  • Feelings Change

    7/20/2015 5:21:04 AM, by DYANNE4293

    It is terribly amusing how many different climates of feeling one can go through in a day. —Anne Morrow Lindbergh When we travel by... Read more

  • 7/19/15

    7/19/2015 11:17:53 PM, by RHOOK20047

    This was a rather nice, uneventful day. I went to church, which was the first time in 4 weeks that I had been to my church, we went to my son's ... Read more

  • My daily Protein Shake

    7/19/2015 12:09:20 PM, by DYANNE4293

    I have a protein shake every day for breakfast. Needless to say, they can get boring and mundane. I am constantly surfing Pinterest for new ways ... Read more

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