surgery date is set
Saturday, January 12, 2013      8 comments

i got approved!!!! surgery date is looked in march 26th 2013. I can not wait... Read more
DS is in reach.
Thursday, December 13, 2012      1 comments

So all my labs and tests came back great. I have an endoscopy for Jan. 4th then pre op surgical exam and pre op nutrition exam to make sure I know what i am doing. So it seems that sooner than later I will be getting this surgery. I honestly can... Read more
tomorrow I meet the surgeon for the first time
Wednesday, December 12, 2012      3 comments

I am extremely nervous to the point where my heart is racing already. I have talked with my PCP , a nutritionist, a shrink, attended support meetings , blood work, EKG, chest xray, along with many other tests. Tomorrow I meet the surgeon for the... Read more
deciding gastric bypass
Sunday, October 14, 2012      4 comments

After a life long fight with being overweight, then being obese, then being morbidly obese, and not being super obese, I have come to the terms with that I need help. So after a ton of research I have got the ball rolling on gastric bypass. Afte... Read more
just want to move already.
Saturday, May 12, 2012      2 comments

We looked at 25 houses before picking the one i am sitting in. Fast forward a year and a half and that is when hell moved in next door. We live in philly but one of the only nice areas left....or so we thought..... now everytime i let my dog out... Read more
Preeclampsia Awareness Month.
Tuesday, May 01, 2012      2 comments

In my 24 years of life I have been faced with climbing many mountains and challenges. One of those was being pregnant at 15 years old. On my 36th week of pregnancy my blood pressure spiked and they found too much protein my urine. I was told I h... Read more
going to start college and picking a major.
Friday, April 27, 2012      2 comments

Since my knee and foot injury it has become quite clear that I will not be able to go back to the work I had orginally done BEFORE my twins were born. I was a tractor trailer driver which requires both feet and unloading and loading a truck. Whi... Read more
can't wait for the spark people cookbook to come!
Thursday, April 26, 2012      0 comments

It is hard to find new recipes online sometimes because typing in "chicken" will bring up the same few recipes and I am bored with that. I LOVE cookbooks but to find one that works well with my family and not eating fish but still eating healthy... Read more
Wednesday, April 25, 2012      7 comments

I thought i would be used to having him work such crazy hours and many times not have a day off but I am really lonely today. He has been at court or work all week or baseball for our son. I am home alone with the kids all day. I miss life. I mi... Read more
love to incline on the treadmill
Tuesday, April 24, 2012      1 comments

i have been going to the gym and thought people were crazy on the treadmill and how inclined they would have it but i tried it today and loved it. My knee doesn't hurt or foot. I will be doing that instead of trying to run faster and hurting mys... Read more
cost = a knee and a foot.
Sunday, April 22, 2012      1 comments

In my early teens i had caused a knee injury. I went to PT for a while and for the most part it felt fine. Sure on snowy days or if I worked too hard it would hurt and flare up but nothing major. Well fast forward about 10 years later and I am... Read more
Saturday, April 21, 2012      2 comments

I have been going to the gym a lot now and I enjoy it. Getting out of the house and doing something for me has made me happier. I just wish my foot and knee wouldn't hurt anymore. I really am excited to get me into shape.... Read more
first time at the gym.
Monday, April 16, 2012      4 comments

Well I just got back from the gym and i can honestly say I enjoyed it. I worked out for about a hour and a half. I was truly scared to walk in but I put my headphones on and i was in the zone. It feels good to get moving and away from the kids a... Read more
scales belong on hard floor not carpet.
Monday, April 09, 2012      3 comments

so i go out and buy a scale today weigh myself and find it says 266 i was excited then my husband got on and said it can't be right so he puts it on my kitchen floor and it says 291. =[ bubble buster right there ... Read more
holiday and eating better.
Monday, April 09, 2012      0 comments

It wasn't all the unhealthy food I had a problem with nor was it the size of the meal. It was hard because I am used to eating 3 meals and 2 snacks and being out of the house all day through my body all out of wack and I was hungry at night like... Read more

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