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Tomorrow's My Surgery!!!
Sunday, October 07, 2012      13 comments

Today is clear liquid food plan day. That means liquid you can see thru. I've been doing ok - drinking lots of hot tea, Campbells chicken broth & crystal lite. It seems like every commercial on tv is about FOOD! (hubby is watching football) ... Read more
Family Drama! Danger Will Robinson!!!
Thursday, October 04, 2012      8 comments

My estranged younger sister is creating family drama. emoticon My younger sister has a true talent for p... Read more
Day 5 - Successfully Navigated Hazardous Waters!
Saturday, September 29, 2012      5 comments

Thankfully I'm over the Grumpies! emoticon I was feeling really blah about doing work, so wasn't very productive... Read more
Day 5 Pre-Op Liquid Food Plan - Got the GRUMPIES! :(
Friday, September 28, 2012      1 comments

I'm staying on my food plan- no cheating at all!!! emoticon Yesterday I was feeling a bit sluggish, so didn... Read more
Day 4 Pre-Op Liquid Food Plan~~Dreaming!
Thursday, September 27, 2012      2 comments

Things are going well. Not really hungry as long as I keep drinking. I re-read my 'blue book' pre-op info provided by the surgeon and figured out I've been on the clear liquid food plan (outside of the protein drinks) instead of the full liquid ... Read more
Day 1 Part 2 Pre-Op Liquid Food Plan - Scale is Moving!
Tuesday, September 25, 2012      1 comments

Day 1 went very well until dinner time. I had hot tea and a vanilla protein shake for breakfast, hot rasberry tea for mid morning drinks, chocolate protein shake for lunch, 16 oz fruit punch flavored water (Walmart brand), Starbucks skinny non-f... Read more
Day 1 Pre-Op Liquid Food Plan
Monday, September 24, 2012      4 comments

I'm excited to be beginning and also a little scared. I don't know of what. Change???? I keep telling myself that change in this case is GOOD!!! I'll have to think and write more about that. Started my day off with my customary cup of hot t... Read more
On the Cusp of a New Adventure!
Sunday, September 23, 2012      5 comments

Tomorrow I start my 2 wk pre-op liquid diet plan! For the past month or so, I've been really into preparing for this. I bought some protein powder from Walmart and Foodmaxx and sample vitamin/protein packs from Unjury, Celebrate and Bariatric A... Read more
Emotional Rollercoaster - 18 days pre-surgery!
Thursday, September 20, 2012      3 comments

My emotions have been up and down since my pre-op appt last week. Mostly up as I'm noticing my clothes getting looser. The scale doesn't seem to be moving much, but my clothes are falling off! YAY! ... Read more
Short Term Guilt Well Worth Long Term Benefits!
Sunday, September 16, 2012      3 comments

I'm finding that as I'm changing to focus more of my attention to my needs, others in my life are not so happy about the fact I'm not always available whenever they need/wamt something. Being a people-pleaser all my life, I am uncomfortable when... Read more
Healthy Self Focus or Well-Deserved Guilt???
Tuesday, September 11, 2012      4 comments

As my surgery date of Oct 8 is approaching, the days are either flying by or crawling along miserably. Two weeks ago, I had my first pre-op class with surgeon's team and dietician. Out of the four of us ladies present, two were having their sur... Read more
My First Blog....
Tuesday, July 17, 2012      2 comments

Usually, I have ALOT to say, but as I sit here and stare at my first blog entry, I definitely have writer's block! I keep thinking: What should I talk about? What SHOULDN'T I talk about? Who cares what I have to say? So I'm taking a ... Read more

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