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Nearly 4 weeks post surgery...
Sunday, June 05, 2011      25 comments

Will be 4 weeks on Tuesday. Nearly all healed now, have some dissolvable stitches doing anything BUT that, I have about 6 sticking-out whiskers in various places. I cut one, but it prickles from the inside, which is worse, so left the other... Read more
Fluff Blog: Music Challenge, shamelessly stolen from...
Friday, May 27, 2011      16 comments

...FROSTYNAL!!! ok, so its meant to be done over a month, but frankly right now, Im feeling super emotional, I've eaten crap and Im lonely and need a distraction, so going to do it all. 1 - your favorite song: Hard one... Hurt by Nine ... Read more
Two weeks and a few days after surgery.
Thursday, May 26, 2011      30 comments

Went to the Dr's surgery today at around 12 o'clock to ask to see somebody, told no appointments and I promptly burst into tears. I have a small patch of infection where I had the bit of skin loss. The receptionist went and asked a nurse to... Read more
Been again to hospital today...
Monday, May 23, 2011      29 comments

Went to the wound clinic again today. They found two more staples they had missed last time with the amount of glue they used... I had dissolving stitches, staples and a LOAD of glue... talk about a belt and braces approach to things. ... Read more
Wondering how I feel post surgery...
Saturday, May 21, 2011      34 comments

I came back to my flat today. Im scared and alone, feeling very sad and down. I have a hospital appointment Monday for another wound clinic, have questions about how things look as Im not super happy with some aspects, that I hope with... Read more
Out of hospital.
Friday, May 13, 2011      38 comments

I'm here at my boyfriends now. It was really rough going, was in surgery + recovery longer than expected, then had to have NINE attempts at getting a canula in my foot, was pretty much screaming by that point, then spent the next day in a m... Read more
Saturday, May 07, 2011      23 comments

duct I just ordered THIS! I dont eat pasta, so there is sometimes a serious lack of a vehicle for sauces and dishes I would like to try. I do sometimes cut cour... Read more
Well, I have some big news about where my life is going...
Wednesday, May 04, 2011      60 comments

I've recently been under a lot of stress, I haven't mentioned it much because I wasn't ready to talk about it. My boyfriend is one heck of a smart cookie to put it simply, a Masters Degree in Astrophysics... he basically got 'headhunted' by... Read more
Fluff Blog: Terrible, Terrifying, Hidious BIRD MONSTER!
Friday, April 29, 2011      19 comments

f-survival/ Poor doggy, no chance of escape!... Read more
Pre-Op Assessment...
Wednesday, April 27, 2011      30 comments

... went well. Went on for a long time, but that got me a free lunch so I could have vast amounts of blood taken and not collapse in a heap. The nurse I saw didn't specialise in Plastics, so she couldn't answer my questions, which was ... Read more
Going away for a few days, and help with surgery questions?
Thursday, April 21, 2011      29 comments

I'm going away this morning for a few days, wont be back until Monday! Going to stay at my boyfriends. The other thing is, I hardly slept trying to think of all the things I should ask at my Pre-Op assessment next week. I'm going to wr... Read more
Surgery date...
Wednesday, April 20, 2011      30 comments

I just had a phone call. I am in for a pre-op assessment on Wednesday April 27th. I am going to hospital on Monday May 9th at 12pm. My Surgery is scheduled for 10am Tuesday May 10th. Well, yes, thats the plans then. Scarily s... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Commitment... something I have been repeating a few times lately....
Tuesday, April 12, 2011      41 comments

Whats motivation? At best its fleeting. Whats commitment? It's lasting. I was 323 lbs. At 29 years old. Sure I was motivated to lose weight, but what really made me lose weight was commitment. Commitment to being AL... Read more
Words from the Dali Lama on the art of happiness.
Monday, April 11, 2011      22 comments

Today I started reading The Art Of Happiness, words of His Holiness the Dalai Lama as discussed with a western psychologist, Howard C. Cutler. I read the chapter on the difference between pleasure and happiness. And I wanted to share this q... Read more
Food Blog: Tasty, not fancy, but different breakfast!
Sunday, April 10, 2011      9 comments

This is breakfast biscuits, like Weetabix, but better ones, Less ingredients! Then, topped with cream cheese with vanilla extract and a teeny smidge sweetner, and on ... Read more

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