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He never met a dog he didn't like
Tuesday, February 06, 2018      5 comments

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 He never met a dog he didn't like RIP Mumford, my little rat dog who thought he was a cat, thought all dogs were created equal, hated leashes and all things restraint. ... Read more
Budgets, Points, Rules, It's the Same thing.
Monday, February 05, 2018      3 comments

Budgets, points, it's all the same thing I have joined weight watchers. I have a points budget of 35 points a day. I have a budget of so much money each pay period. So why cant I stick to a budget? The one fight I have with my husband, who... Read more
to the authors of the comments.
Monday, January 29, 2018      4 comments

Thank you for taking time to read my blog. I tend to blog without boundaries, and say whatever is on my heart. Please, before you tell me to try something, to ditch grains, or read Indygirl story, read my bio. I have not reached the decision for... Read more
A picture worth a thousand words
Monday, January 29, 2018      4 comments

I didn't need to resort to sending naked pictures to the insurance analyst who denied my need for bariatric surgery. They didn't mean to say that the barriatric surgery wasn't medically necessary, but that I didn't jump through the final hoop. ... Read more
now I appeal
Sunday, January 28, 2018      4 comments

So the very nice case manager from the surgery place called and told me that the insurance has decided that my surgery isn't medically necessary and has declined. My next step is to appeal. I need to write the appeal, and have the surgeon, a... Read more
life in limbo
Monday, January 15, 2018      1 comments

so while I wait for the insurance to decide that a BMI of 46, and years of desperation diets qualifies for my surgery, I am busy with life. I have a few goals this week. 1) work 9-6, be on time, be productive, be happy- watch attitude. ... Read more
recap, what a week
Sunday, January 14, 2018      2 comments

A recap and update.. Well- if I was to recreate a version of Hell and Hades, I would, like Dante, create different levels. And on one level you would have a medical need, and a anonymous bureaucrat from a distant city would have to approve or ... Read more
neuro-pyscho-babble and food
Monday, January 08, 2018      1 comments

I survived the weekend, and today marks 10 days til surgery. I need to do a clarification post. My husband is not a bad guy. He is supportive in his own way, after all he is paying my medical bills. He is a terrific father, a great daycare provi... Read more
Food Dreams
Sunday, January 07, 2018      3 comments

I'm grieving. I'm grieving my relationship with food, and how it is changing. During the day, my rational mind is in control, and I drink my shakes, and drink my water, and my tea and my broth and I am good, centered. I night I dream of eating l... Read more
Wow, back at it...
Saturday, January 06, 2018      4 comments

I blogged, better than eating your feelings. I have been away for so very long, and there have been some changes. Ok, so I wont bore you with details of the last week, but the pre-op classes for barriatric surgery went well, and the pre-op c... Read more
what to do?
Sunday, June 11, 2017      6 comments

6/11 Sunday finds me home alone. Trying to adult, to stick to my program. Listening to my favorite radio station. I am trying to eat keto. Working on laundry and dishes… cooking for the week. Fajitas for lunch. 1) Grilled chicken for the wee... Read more
where have I been?
Saturday, June 03, 2017      5 comments

June 3, 2017. Despite my best intentions, I haven’t journalled in forever, and haven’t blog longer than that. My weight loss journey, my journey to health continues, and I found myself at a seminar for weight loss surgery. Listing all that I ... Read more
Life in recovery, it's 5 AM.
Friday, August 19, 2016      3 comments

8/19/2016. So today is Big Jake’s last day, tomorrow we take him to college, 7 hours away. I am up way to early, buzzing with things to do. Things for Jake- like does he have all the house stuff he needs packed? Things for Posh- need more l... Read more
Life in recovery; therapy and step 3.
Tuesday, August 09, 2016      3 comments

8/8/2016. Life in recovery; therapy and step 3. I had therapy yesterday. We talked about balance, and step work and I tried to bull my way through without going deep. She called my bluff. We then talked about step three, the turning your ... Read more
August Goals
Sunday, July 31, 2016      3 comments

what happened to July goals? my last goalie blog was about May to June. July flew by as I worked recovery, had some holidays, worked alot and started a side business. Weight- My plan was to continue the downward trend, but I went up and down... Read more

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