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It's Been 11 months but 60 pounds are gone !!!!
Saturday, January 20, 2018      6 comments

Well, I went a head with the bariatric surgery. On September 26, 2017 I had Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy. I know surgery isn't for everyone, nor do I recommend it unless you seriously need it. You see I got started down this road because my di... Read more
The Start of A Journey to Possible Bariatric Surgery (Long)
Thursday, April 20, 2017      1 comments

My journey towards possible surgery started in March when I went to meet with a endocrinologist about my diabetes. I had been struggling with keeping it under control for a couple years, and my primary doctor had tried several different medicat... Read more
Small Steps
Tuesday, February 21, 2017      1 comments

We all at some point think we should jump right in and make things happen when we start a new "plan". However, jumping in head first and going full out, at least for me, leads to head trauma...ie burnout. There is no one racing you(well ... Read more
How did I get HERE? Time to get Real
Monday, February 20, 2017      3 comments

Here I sit at almost 12:30am, can't sleep. I haven't been here in almost a year according to when my last blog post was written. My past blog posts mean almost nothing to me. I am not that same person. Oh I look the same, I have just changed... Read more
Catching Up
Tuesday, May 31, 2016      2 comments

It is amazing how much time can pass between blogs and how much stuff can happen during that time. Right after my last blog about getting back on the mend guess what....yup I was sick again. Guess those immuno-suppressants really took mine... Read more
Random Blog Entry
Tuesday, February 23, 2016      4 comments

My last blog I was talking how I needed to get back on track, of where I was weight wise and that I knew I did this to myself. I talked of how I couldn't hardly get up off my couch, how my back hurt, and how I couldn't take a deep breath. ... Read more
Eye Opening Moment
Monday, December 21, 2015      7 comments

*sighs* It's time to be honest with myself....I got on the scale today.....All my hard work 4 years ago when I lost almost 50 pounds has gone down the drain in the last 8 months. In fact I am at a new all time high weight and this knowledge... Read more
Day 1 getting back in the saddle
Thursday, October 15, 2015      2 comments

Well not in a real saddle, I wouldn't torture a poor horse with this weight on it's back. I am getting back in the saddle when it comes to following a meal plan. I'd never truly done a meal plan before. I just tracked what I'd eaten and... Read more
Where to start???
Wednesday, October 14, 2015      2 comments

I had a reminder today of how important it is to rejoin this lifestyle change and commit to it. My last blog post was wow back in May I think. So much has happened since then. I went through physical therapy for my knee. It's not 1... Read more
I've been way to busy
Tuesday, May 19, 2015      2 comments

I have been way to busy to be online much at all. In fact I don't get online even for facebook or email. Just to darn busy. Good news is I've stayed within 10 pounds of my weight these many months. I think that's called maintaining. So ... Read more
Meet the new family member and preparing to say good bye to another
Wednesday, January 28, 2015      4 comments

Well I haven't been here for a while. I've been busy with personal issues. Also busy because I received a wonderful birthday gift this year......meet the newest member of the family.....BUG....Bug is a chocolate lab puppy. ... Read more
I don't know how I did it
Saturday, December 13, 2014      3 comments

I've lost another 5 pounds.....I like that idea. That's what this journey is about....well that and learning to eat healthier and how to incorporate exercise in my life. I've been so stressed out and busy lately I really don't know how I l... Read more
Monday, December 08, 2014      1 comments

First is the adjustment to being on insulin. I was put on night time insulin a week ago. It means a dedicated bed time and more of a schedule for meal times. It doesn't bother me to give myself a shot, what bothers me is even needing that sho... Read more
A glitch maybe???
Tuesday, November 25, 2014      4 comments

I was just entering my foods and exercise for Monday and for some reason it says I've only logged in for 1 day in a row. I think there's a glitch somewhere because I have logged in every day since the 13th. Some days I logged in many times dur... Read more
A wee bit tired and a little over in calories
Sunday, November 23, 2014      4 comments

I am for once in my life tracking all foods & drinks that go into my mouth. I have never done that before, at least not for more than a few meals in a row. I've now tracked for 9 days, will be 10 by the end of Sunday. And I am being honest ab... Read more

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