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165 Things
Monday, October 03, 2011      8 comments

In honor of losing 165 pounds I decided to make a list of 165 things that have helped me along the way: 1. I go to bed early so that I can exercise before work. 2. I own more pairs of workout clothes than regular clothes. 3. I plan out ... Read more
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
2 Months Post-Op
Monday, July 11, 2011      8 comments

2 Months!?!?! On May 9, 2011 I had plastic surgery to remove my excess skin that I developed after losing 170 pounds through healthy eating and exercise. I have so much to share and will try my hardest to be a succinct as possible. ~... Read more
Stuffed!
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
Choices
Thursday, June 02, 2011      4 comments

Excuse me while I toot my own horn.... I had dinner with a friend last night and am happy to report that I made the best choice for dinner. It got me thinking about the power that I had to make healthy choices. I chose off of the "lite" men... 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
2 Weeks Post-Op
Tuesday, May 24, 2011      2 comments

It's amazing what a week can do for one's spirits. I feel SO MUCH BETTER today than I did a week ago. The drains are out. The swelling has gone down significantly. My pants are starting to fit again. *Sigh* It's going to be OK! :)... 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
1-week Post-op
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
I'm awake
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
Pre-op pictures
Monday, May 09, 2011      9 comments

*WARNING- There are real skin pictures below... It's NOT pretty! If you don't want to see pictures of my excess skin then you had better stop looking.... In a little less than 3 hours I will be in surgery. I am getting a tummy tuck and a... Read more
Forgive me blog world
Wednesday, April 20, 2011      5 comments

for I have gained a little weight... Not a lot- a little- 4 pounds.... I've spent the past few days trying to sort things out. I've been lazy about recording my food. I'm not drinking the water that I know I should be drinking. I am eating ... Read more

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