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6 Months Post-op
Friday, November 22, 2013      4 comments

Here I am 6 months post-op. I can't believe it's been 6 months. I had my follow up appt on the 15th of November and I had lost 11.5 lbs. The doctor said that I'm losing slower that he would like, but if I was happy with my weight loss then he... Read more
3 Months Post-op...a little late
Thursday, September 05, 2013      6 comments

I'm a little late in doing my 3 month post-op blog, but here it is. I had my follow up the 14th of August and I had lost 8.5 lbs. I'm losing slowly but that's ok. I made myself a goal of losing at least 1lb per week so I was 6 weeks between c... Read more
2 Months Post-op
Monday, July 22, 2013      4 comments

So here I am 2 months out from my surgery. I am feeling great. I have completed the Walk your Way to a 5k and this week I will be starting the Walk/Jog your Way to a 5K. I would like to jog/run a 5k in September and then wog at the Rock and R... Read more
6 Weeks Post-op
Tuesday, July 02, 2013      3 comments

I am now at what the Dr. calls my "new" normal and now more than ever do I have to watch what I eat. I've heard people tell my husband that he took the easy way by having surgery but I now know personally that there is nothing easy about this pr... Read more
One Month Post-op
Thursday, June 20, 2013      4 comments

Today I am one month post-op. I am still on soft foods until Monday when I will be at my new normal. I am going to the gym 2-4 days a week working on cardio only for now. My next check up with the Dr. and Nutritionist is on July 3rd. I am tr... Read more
Three Weeks Post-op
Monday, June 10, 2013      5 comments

Today I am 3 weeks post-op. I get to start on soft foods today. This past week was not a good one as I only lost 1 pound. I did go to the gym 2 days last week and I'm not sure if that is what slowed down my weight lost. I did 60 minutes each... Read more
Two Weeks Post-op
Monday, June 03, 2013      6 comments

Today I am 2 weeks post-op and have gone back to work. Healthwise I am feeling great. I am currently on my 2nd week of full liquids with includes creamy low fat soups, protein shakes, sugar free pudding, and all the clear liquids I was able to... Read more
One Week Post-op
Wednesday, May 29, 2013      5 comments

Well on the day of surgery I weighed in at 198.4. Everything went well with my surgery. I had very little pain and didn't need much pain meds except for right after surgery. The only issue I had was my potassium was very low so I had to ta... Read more
My Weight Loss Journey
Thursday, May 16, 2013      6 comments

Since I am getting ready to have WLS in a few days I thought I would start a blog of my weight loss journey to date. I joined SparkPeople in April 2007 when I took a look at the pictures of my vow renewal. ... Read more
Transformation Blog
Monday, January 30, 2012      6 comments

As part of this weekends challenge we are to write a blog about health, fitness, and wellness. 2011 is the year that I lost about 26 lbs and kept it off. I had lost about 20 lbs in 2010 but I gained it all back except 1 lb. 2011 is the ye... Read more
Give Thanks Challenge Blog
Monday, November 28, 2011      5 comments

I don't usually do blogs but I wanted to help my LBBs with this final challenge so here goes nothing. What am I thankful during this round of BLC? I am thankful for the friendships I have created and renewed. I am thankful for the suppo... Read more
It's Hard to Juggle Active Kids and Working Out.
Monday, August 16, 2010      3 comments

Now I know why this time last year I quit working out. It was just too hard to get in workout time while taking the kids to football/cheer practice. Ever since the kids started at the beginning of August my workouts have gone by the wayside. ... Read more
C25K - W2D2
Wednesday, April 07, 2010      0 comments

I did Day 2 tonight and I feel like I can jump into Week 3, but I won't. I will do Day 3 on Friday. I am really starting to get into this.... Read more
C25K - W2D1
Tuesday, April 06, 2010      1 comments

I completed W2D1 yesterday and I didn't have any trouble with the 1.5 min run. I was worried but I was watching Dancing with the Stars so it went quickly, before I knew it I was finished.... Read more

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