Motivation is on it's way...
Tuesday, August 09, 2011 3 comments
*Sometimes* my kids don't follow directions that first time that they are given. :) My husband will say from the couch, "Don't worry, motivation is on the way". The know that they had better get to following directions before "motivation" gets o... Read more
Maintenance is HARD work!
Monday, July 18, 2011 9 comments
Here's how the conversation went.... Friend who only means the best: "Are you still losing weight?" Me: "No, I haven't lost in a few months" Friend: "Oh, you've hit a plateau" Me: "Um, I guess so" (I exit feeling frustrated, inadequat... Read more
Thursday, July 07, 2011 2 comments
I've been overeating lately... Nope, I haven't gained back 170 pounds, but I have gained 5 pounds. School ended 2 weeks ago. Over the past 2 weeks I have spent 10 days at the ocean on vacation, gone to the movies, spent the day at Wild Waves, an... Read more
Don't tell me I can't....
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 6 comments
My sweet, caring, wonderfully supportive husband said something to me this morning that rattled me a little bit. He said, "Honey, it's ok if you can't run a mile. You just had major surgery". He's right- I am only 7 weeks post-op. He's wrong- I ... Read more
6 Weeks Post-Op
Saturday, June 18, 2011 3 comments
6 weeks! Has it really been 6 weeks?! I went in today to have a stitch removed that had popped out. Tuesday was suppose to be my 6 weeks post-op appointment, but the nurse offered to squeeze me in today to see the doctor since I was already ther... Read more
Destined to be fat?
Sunday, May 29, 2011 5 comments
My kids have been a true source of inspiration during my weight loss journey. When I first started losing weight it was because I wanted to be able to play with with my amazing kids. I didn't want to be that mom sitting on the sidelines watching... Read more
I'm wearing pants!
Thursday, May 19, 2011 3 comments
That's right, the 3rd drain tube came out this morning! :) Happy Kari! Ooohhh did that final drain hurt?!?! Holy smokes! The drain was all the way up above my belly button and I could feel the drain coming all the way out down the side of my bod... Read more
Monday, May 16, 2011 2 comments
Ok, so I went in today for my 1 week check-up and left feeling totally discouraged and frustrated. Initially I had 3 drain tubes put in. I still have one in! He had told me that all 3 *should* come out last Friday. He took out one on Friday. He ... Read more
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 4 comments
Surgery went well on Monday. I slept pretty much all day Monday until Tuesday morning at 7:30. I would wake up to use the bathroom then climb back into the recliner that Hubby set-up in the bedroom. At one point during my first night home I woke... Read more
Forgive me blog world
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 5 comments
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