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09/10/17~Been too long
Sunday, September 10, 2017      4 comments

Well, first I want to say I'm sorry to leave you all hanging like I did...hope you can forgive me...I'm 4 months post-op and boy has it been a rough 4 months...and I can honestly say I am completely recovered physically...the mental part will ho... Read more
05/07/2017 ~ Headed for the home stretch
Sunday, May 07, 2017      3 comments

In just a little over 14 hours my surgery begins...I've been on a liquid diet for the last two weeks in preparation, and have lost 16 pounds...Today I was on clear liquids and only consumed 275 calories...I know that's a really low number but al... Read more
Wednesday, April 26, 2017      4 comments

Started the 2 week liquid diet this past Sunday...the first two days were torture...I felt hungry all the time and the protein shakes kinda taste like chocolate flavored least if it is refrigerated for a few hours it's a little more... Read more
Tuesday, April 11, 2017      3 comments

Went to the surgeon today and we went over all the details of my revision surgery and I signed all the consent forms...he sent scripts for anti-nausea medications to my pharmacy just in case I need them before and after the surgery but my insura... Read more
4/09/17 ~Insomnia sucks~CPAP issues~
Sunday, April 09, 2017      1 comments

I am no stranger to insomnia...I've had it since I was a mind just won't shut up long enough to fall asleep...I've tried everything possible...I'm prescribed Ambien 10mg (2 tabs at bedtime) but I ran out and can't refill it for another ... Read more
3/29/2017 ~ I got another call!!!
Wednesday, March 29, 2017      2 comments

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3/22/17 CPAP and another sleepless night
Wednesday, March 22, 2017      2 comments

It's 3am and I'm still awake...I didn't take my Ambien last night because I'm tired of the way it makes me feel the next day, but I can't seem to fall asleep without it...and trying to sleep with out the Ambien and this CPAP machine is getting r... Read more
03/10/17 - it's confirmed!!!
Friday, March 10, 2017      13 comments

So excited when I opened my mail today...a letter from my insurance company confirmed what my doctor's office stated...I'm officially approved for bari... Read more
03/01/2017 back on track and ~I GOT A PHONE CALL~
Wednesday, March 01, 2017      2 comments

So happy to be back on track with my diet...been 4 days now...and I decided to give up beer (even though I only drink once a month or so) and sweets (which I'm addicted to) for Lent. Feels so good and I'm almost back down to my pre-holiday weig... Read more
Monday, February 13, 2017      3 comments

I hate having a head cold and not being able to sleep...I've taken everything I could take to help me sleep and I never fell I thought I'd post a blog entry...Today I have been so bad with my food and water...My husband and I had an ... Read more
2/10/17 Update on surgical clearance
Friday, February 10, 2017      4 comments

So excited...just a little while ago I found out that all tests have been received by the Cardiologist and everything looked great so he will be faxing clearance to the surgeon today...As soon as the surgeon receives everything the office will c... Read more
Appointments update 2/9/2017
Thursday, February 09, 2017      3 comments

Saw my surgeon yesterday and he went over my options again for my revision surgery...he said if I wanted to revise to the Duodenal Switch (which I really wanted) then the best thing to do would be to see a well known surgeon in Manhattan, NY...I... Read more
Tuesday, February 07, 2017      2 comments

Today is 2/7/17 and it's been a little over a month since I made a post...some things have been going on when it comes to my struggles to stay on program, within calorie range, and to get passed this plateau but I haven't given up yet. Ther... Read more
It's now or never
Tuesday, January 03, 2017      10 comments

Today is January 3rd 2017 and it's now or never...With Thanksgiving, my birthday, Christmas, and New Years behind me, it's time to start anew...I spent the last month and a half cheating...eating and drinking things I should not have...I gained ... Read more
Getting refocused
Wednesday, December 28, 2016      3 comments

Hope everyone had a nice holiday. I had a great one, full of family, food, and presents. My favorite presents are my bracelets and my Fitbit. If any of you use one please feel free to add me: Well, no matter how much I l... Read more

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