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Starting a New Journey: The path to bariatric surgery (for reasons other than weight loss)
Friday, July 22, 2016      5 comments

Yesterday, I had my consultation with a bariatric surgeon. While I have gained back all the weight I lost since 2012, the purpose of having surgery is not for weight loss; it is because my GERD is uncontrollable without proton pump inhibitors, w... Read more
February 2015 Goals
Monday, February 02, 2015      7 comments

I'm taking a cue from DEBADEAU and deciding to start setting monthly goals to see if that will keep me on track. The wedding is less than 2 months now, and I'd really like my dress to fit as well as it can. But mostly, I just want to *feel* bett... Read more
Friday, March 14, 2014      1 comments

Okay, today was Accountability Day in a group I'm in, and I'm sharing it far and wide (bad choice of words?) so that I keep seeing it as a reminder! I wasn't going to weigh-in, but I need to know where I am, and what I need to overcome. I g... Read more
Not as bad as I feared.
Friday, February 07, 2014      2 comments

Welp, I am up 2.4 pounds since I last weighed in on December 19. BUT, I've had interesting measurement changes. Lost a half an inch from my hips, lost a half an inch from my waist. I GAINED a half an inch on my thigh, and a half an inch on my ca... Read more
Weigh-In Day: Finally under 150!!!
Friday, December 20, 2013      14 comments

It's been a while since I've posted an update. My weight has been stable over the past few months. Slight ups and down, with an overall slow trend down. Today's weigh-in was note-worthy though! Today's weigh-in showed a loss of 0.6 pounds, ... Read more
Weigh-In Day
Friday, October 25, 2013      6 comments

Woo! Weigh-in day shows I am down 2.2 pounds from my previous weight, after having no change for the past couple weeks. This means I have released 83.4 pounds since 3/1/12, and a total of 118.4 pounds GONE from my highest recorded weight. I am 6... Read more
Weigh-In and Measurements Day
Friday, October 04, 2013      8 comments

Weigh-in day. 1.6 pounds down from last week, making me under 155 pounds now. Total released since 3/1/12: 81.2 pounds. That makes 116.2 pounds GONE from my highest recorded weight. A few measurements this month went down; a half inch each... Read more
Finally, a weigh-in worth sharing.
Friday, September 06, 2013      9 comments

I'd been at a damned plateau for 11 weeks. Stayed within a 2 pound range. Yes, I've been strength training, muscle weighs more than fat, blah blah...but it's still frustrating! However, weigh-in today showed I have shed 2.4 pounds this week... Read more
Statement of Accountability
Monday, July 15, 2013      6 comments

My statement of accountability for this past weekend: I blew my diet big time. I expected I would, as it was my future brother-in-law's wedding and a time for celebration. But I went way over on food. Over-splurged, if you will. I enjoyed it, an... Read more
Friday, July 12, 2013      4 comments

I haven't made an entry in a while, even though there has been changes in weight and such. Just been so busy with medical issues I haven't focused on blogging. Trying, though, to keep things in perspective since I seem to be at another damn... Read more
Weigh-In Day
Thursday, June 06, 2013      7 comments

Wow, been a long time since I've posted. Very busy time musically, and I've been having trouble with my new MS medication, so I've been lax on posting regularly. But today's worth posting about. WOOHOO! I almost can't believe it, but: ... Read more
Thoughts on being in ONEderland (254 days now!)
Friday, April 19, 2013      9 comments

I can't believe how long I've been in ONEderland now. I hit it on August 9 of last year, and I haven't gone back above 200 since. Another friend of mine counts the number of days she's been in ONEderland. I haven't done that yet. But I just did,... Read more
Weigh-In Day
Thursday, April 11, 2013      3 comments

Today's weigh-in showed a decrease of 2.2 pounds for a total of 68.2 pounds released since 3/1/12. I think my forced portion control experiment is working. I needed the reminder, because I think I was starting to slip on that. So I'm doing the S... Read more
Friday, March 29, 2013      7 comments

So. Yesterday for weigh-in, I felt bloated and icky but did my weigh-in anyway. I felt different today and decided to get on the scale. I am so glad I did. Not counting yesterday's weigh-in, I have shed 2.6 pounds since March 14. 66.6 pounds rel... Read more
One Year Sparkversary!!
Friday, March 01, 2013      9 comments

Today marks my one-year anniversary of embarking on a lifestyle change aimed at making me more healthy, and shed some pounds in the process. Woohoo! I was on a scale vacation for February. I set a goal of getting rid of 3 pounds in February... Read more

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