POPTART44's Blogs

Support is Important!!
Wednesday, June 22, 2011      5 comments

I haven't been on SP very much over the last year....I'm coming up on my 3 year surgery anniversary in September. Can't believe it's gone by so fast. Something I've realized over the past couple of months is that I will always need support in ... Read more
Two years down....a lifetime to go!!!
Monday, August 16, 2010      8 comments

I'm getting very close to my two year "surgiversary" on Sept 9th. I can't believe it's been two years already. Time has flown by and yet every day I am still amazed at how different my life is now and how much happier I am. I wandered a... Read more
Still Here!!
Saturday, March 27, 2010      3 comments

It's been awhile since I've blogged anything. I'm doing great and hanging in there at my goal weight. I've come a long way and I recently got up the nerve to follow through with my tatoo that I promised myself when I hit my goal weight! I'm ... Read more
Just Chugging Along
Tuesday, January 19, 2010      6 comments

Status update: I'm inching closer to my 1.5 year post op mark. Seem's hard to believe that I've been living this new lifestyle that long already! I think back to all of the times I tried to diet and gave up and re-gained lost pounds and r... Read more
11/9/09 - GOAL BABY!!!!
Monday, November 09, 2009      8 comments

I am 14 months post op today. I weighed myself this morning, and WOO-HOO!! I AM AT GOAL!!!! I feel great, I love the way I look, I couldn't ask for more. I am so pleased with the results from my RNY. I would do it all over again in a heartb... Read more
What is a goal?
Saturday, October 17, 2009      4 comments

I am 13.5 months post op and just 4 pounds away from my goal weight. Thing is, I feel really, really great at where I'm at right now. I'm comfortable with my size, I'm completely satisfied with the amount of food I can eat and maintain my weig... Read more
One Year? How did that happen?
Thursday, September 03, 2009      11 comments

September 9th, 2008. A very important date for me, because that was the day I was given a do-over. My life is completely different a year after my RNY. The Good: I'm holding steady at 156, which makes a total loss of 118 pounds. I am ... Read more
12 Pounds From Goal, and It's Getting Hard!!
Saturday, July 11, 2009      7 comments

I hit my 10 month post op anniversary on 7/9/09. I had hoped that I would be at 150 for my birthday on the 15th, but that's not going to happen. The scale is stuck at 160 and I lost 3 pounds this last month. I have to be honest with mys... Read more
Nine Months - Wow!! Where did they go?
Wednesday, June 10, 2009      7 comments

It's been nine months since I had my RNY. Do I have any regrets? NO!! Would I do it again? In a heart beat. Has my life changed? In every way! As heavy people we all say that there is a thin person inside just waiting to come... Read more
Hey-My Name Is Rocky Balboa!!
Sunday, May 31, 2009      3 comments

I joined a new team called The Challenge. My first challenge is the Rocky Summer Challenge and I'm on Team Red!! My friend Jen (Operababy) asked me to join with her, and then Peggy Sue joined as well. We're all on the same team together and w... Read more
Week In Review
Tuesday, May 26, 2009      4 comments

I set a personal goal to lose 1.5 pounds this week. I was quite happy with myself when I weighed in 3 pounds down. I surpassed my goal! I worked hard for those 3 pounds. I exercised every night with the exception of the night of my support ... Read more
Wine and Chocolate
Monday, May 18, 2009      0 comments

It was 105 degrees in my neck of the woods yesterday! I had big plans to go to our neighborhood pool. This would have been my first public outing in a swim suit since losing 100+ pounds. Well, it didn't happen. I opted to stay home in ... Read more
8 Month Post Op Check In
Saturday, May 09, 2009      2 comments

The last month has been my worst as far as my weight loss goes. I only lost four pounds. That really hurts considering the exercise I'm doing and the calories I eat compared to "normal" people. It can get frustrating working so hard and not s... Read more
6 Month Post Op Check Up
Thursday, March 26, 2009      6 comments

Today was my 6 month post-op appointment and I did great! I'm below my surgeon's goal weight so they now consider my surgery a success. All of my labs came back great. My Nut said my eating is fine and she felt no need to tweak my food intake... Read more
Realistic Expectations....A Goal Change For Me!!!
Tuesday, March 03, 2009      3 comments

When I first started on my journey with weight loss surgery, I decided that I wanted to go all the way down to 135 pounds. I haven't weighed 135 pounds since I was 20 years old and pregnant with my first baby 25 years ago! I thought that was a... Read more

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