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Trying to stay aware and getting back to the work of being a smaller person!
Tuesday, October 27, 2015      5 comments

Here I am this past May, I am wearing my daughters size 12 American Eagle jeans- and they fit great! I went and purchased my own pair when I ret... Read more
My 2015 Blog- gearing up to lose that last 8 pounds
Monday, January 12, 2015      0 comments

Here I am 80 pounds down. This is September 2014, I had my WLS (sleeve) in July of 2013. I am probably the slowest weigh loss losing surgery patient but I don't care... Read more
Gearing Up for 2014
Friday, December 27, 2013      3 comments

Jim and I, I am 50 pounds down here My good friend Rachel and I, I am 50 pounds down here. ... Read more
I have FINALLY re-entered the world of ONE-DERLAND!
Saturday, October 12, 2013      10 comments

If you look VERY closely you will see me high up in the trees. I am at Club Getaway, in Kent, CT. This is an adventure camp for kids and adults- it is awesome. I wa... Read more
I'm feeling good, plenty of NSVs to report.....
Saturday, September 28, 2013      4 comments

For those of you fortunate to never had to diet for long periods of time or numerous amounts of times an NSV stands for Non-Scale Victory. For us chronic dieters, lifestyle changers NSVs keep our sanity! The scale, while revered, can be a crue... Read more
Pity Party Over (well for now, you can never really trust me when it comes to pity parties!)
Saturday, September 14, 2013      2 comments

So my last couple of blogs have been about frustration- to the "I think I might have regrets" level. And today I am hear to say that I am working (and succeeding) at coming to peace with the fact that I am a very slow loser- even with WLS. I ... Read more
Dazed and Confused, where is my Sleeve Gastrectomy Journey leading me?
Tuesday, September 03, 2013      7 comments

I haven't blogged regularly because I have no idea what the hell is going on! And I have been unable to reach my dietician, but I will keep trying. It is like my nightmare is coming true- and I know this is irrational but what else am I to... Read more
Confessions of a Sleeve Gastrectomy Patient...only 6 weeks in...
Thursday, August 22, 2013      4 comments

I am mid week blogging to tell you about the horror moment I created for myself! I am a smart woman, a master's degree and another 30 credits.. people come to me for help and listen to what I say-- I am smart. But then, I am not. I wa... Read more
From Soften Mechanical Food to Full Bariatric Diet- finally!
Monday, August 19, 2013      4 comments

On August 21st I will be done with all of the "baby steps" to this program- I will have conquered liquid, pureed and soft mechanical food. And what do I say, "Hip Hip Hooray!" Well, I will admit I didn't really do the soft mechanical food... Read more
One Month In... can't believe it has been 4 weeks!
Monday, August 12, 2013      2 comments

Wow, and I thought the liquid diet portion of this adventure was difficult. I now have a feeling each stage will have it's own challenges. This week has been puree food, so I went CRAZY at the super market and bought $100 worth of puree ... Read more
Finally over a hump....
Monday, August 05, 2013      1 comments

Okay so I think I suffered a smidge, emotionally from not being able to "eat"- I know I have been feeding myself- but it wasn't eating! I finally got use to it-- AND on Wednesday I get to eat some puree food. I was able to go to a restaurant w... Read more
Liquid diet sucks! If I can do this, I can do anything!!
Monday, July 29, 2013      3 comments

It is day 14 post surgery and I have 10 more days on the liquid portion of this diet. At least I am more then half way through it! I will not spend too much bitching about the liquid diet part of my experience as I think anyone (even those tha... Read more
I am POST Surgery now, first week in...
Monday, July 22, 2013      1 comments

That is me one week before surgery. I was in Bermuda learning about the history of island instruments- starting with the steel pan (drum). It is my "before" pictu... Read more
A Big Decision Made...... and I am scared and excited!
Monday, May 06, 2013      10 comments

I have a big announcement to make, one that is just to inform, I am NOT looking for any negativity. When you read this please understand that I just spent the last 3 months going through a very comprehensive clearance procedure that included 10... Read more
Week 3 March 26, 2012 Getting the mindset of a loser!
Monday, March 26, 2012      3 comments

So I went to my sister's place for the weekend, and this usually is a disaster but ONLY because my sister and I like our wine and our dining out! BUT this visit was different. Not only did we eat better BUT we went on a long walk IN THE RAIN! ... Read more

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