MEKLUN's Blogs

Time to Re-evaluate My Lifestyle
Thursday, May 16, 2013      2 comments

It has been a pinch over three and a half years since my surgery. I lost about 130 pounds and kept it all off for a long time. Then I had a small gain that my doctor told me I should expect (around 5 lbs.) I kept that weight until about 6 mon... Read more
Non-scale Victory
Thursday, July 21, 2011      2 comments

It has been almost two years since my surgery and about a year that I have been maintaining within 5 lbs. of my lowest weight. I started slipping up the scale recently so decided I needed to pay attention again, record my intake, get back to t... Read more
I Am Back....Again?!
Monday, July 11, 2011      6 comments

Hello, I thought I was back before, but it seems I was just stopping by. I can't promise that it is any different now, except I want to start logging my food intake for a while again and this is the best place to do it. I am not sure h... Read more
Whoops, Where Has The Time Gone??
Tuesday, May 10, 2011      2 comments

It has been ages since I posted anything here and they have not been good for me. It isn't AWFUL but it isn't good. Since my last post I feel myself slowly slipping into old habits. I am not exercising, I am not eating regular lunches a... Read more
84 Days Since My Last Blog and Still Maintaining My Weight Loss
Tuesday, November 23, 2010      4 comments

First, I decided to focus on the positive instead of the negative with my title. It could have been, 84 days and I haven't lost a single pound but I am happy where I am and will be estatic to remain here. It is the re-gain that sneaks up on yo... Read more
One Year Post Op!
Monday, October 04, 2010      4 comments

Wow! This has been a fast year. Like most years there were days or weeks that dragged, but on the whole all I can ask is how can it have gone by so fast??? I had my RNY Gastric Bypass on 9/23/2009. I began my journey in 12/2008 at 279 po... Read more
Eleven Months Post Weight Loss Surgery
Monday, August 16, 2010      13 comments

I am creeping up on one year post surgery. I am 11 months out as of the the 23rd. I am down 115 lbs. since starting my journey- 40 from the dietician visits pre-surgery and 75 lbs post surgery. I have gone from a 2x-3x to a medium top and from... Read more
10 Months Post Surgery
Tuesday, July 27, 2010      9 comments

Ten months out from surgery. Wow, the time has gone fast and WOW the changes in my life. I am down to 166-168 (I'm in a stall right now.) That is 110-112 pounds gone. I lost 40 prior to surgery so I guess that means I have lost 70-72 with th... Read more
Time to Get Back In the Saddle
Monday, June 28, 2010      3 comments

I have been missing in action for a while now. I am not even sure how or when it happened. I just noticed one day that I had not been on Spark in ages, had not exercised in ages, was not tracking my food, doing my YouTube updates or blogging h... Read more
Tuesday, May 11, 2010      13 comments

I'd set a goal of losing 100 lbs. by my birthday, April 26th. It was rather ambitious and in truth, I doubted I would make it but I tried anyway. I didn't make it but was pretty darn close so I kind of set a goal of making it within the next m... Read more
I Missed My Birthday Goal
Tuesday, April 27, 2010      8 comments

I missed my 6 month update. It was 6 months March 23rd so I am actually 7 months out. I'd set a goal of being down 100 lbs. by my birthday, April 26th. I didn't make it but I sure came close so I don't feel too terrible about it. I start... Read more
Sometimes Suprises Come at Just the Right Time
Monday, April 26, 2010      10 comments

Saturday morning, I was in tears. My birthday was Monday and my hubby announced that we would have to celebrate another day because he was going to be out of town overnight. It wasn't that he would be gone so much as that none of my kids were ... Read more
Life Really Does Go On
Monday, April 19, 2010      11 comments

My dad is gone. Thank you to everyone who sent their heartfelt wishes and prayers. It was surprisingly comforting to hear from you all. Surprising, because we have never met... we don't really "know" each other. Yet.... we share goals and dr... Read more
And Life Goes On
Monday, April 12, 2010      9 comments

I am home today. I have been spending three days at home/work and four days in Wausau with my Mom and Dad as he fights his final battle against cancer. The battle is all but over. I thought about staying, he will surely go today or tomorrow. ... Read more
4/7/2010 The End is Part of Life Too
Wednesday, April 07, 2010      7 comments

Well, different day, same issues. Dad is still hanging in there. He is in a hospice care faciltiy. It is beautiful building, very homelike, great landscaping, friendly and nice staff, but it is still a place to go and die. Dad is taking his ... Read more

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