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Halfway there!!!!!
Friday, September 13, 2013      3 comments

I reached my half way point. This was HUGE. I'M IN ONEDERLAND!!! Barely, but I'm taking it and running. Well, perhaps not running, but walking a good solid pace! Down 50 lbs, 50 more to go. I know this next part will for sure be hard... Read more
2 month post-op
Sunday, September 01, 2013      4 comments

This last month has been good. I'm 3.4 lbs from my first goal! So exciting to know I'll be in Onerland soon! Obviously, the weight is no longer "melting" off, but if I behave... ... Read more
Six Week Post Op
Monday, August 12, 2013      4 comments

Six Week Update I had my six week appt last week. Went very well. Dr. was very happy with my progress and the fact that I was also keeping up with my physical fitness! Which leads me to my other big news! I signed up to do a ½ marathon i... Read more
Week 4 post Op
Wednesday, July 24, 2013      1 comments

This is my last week of post op diet. Next week I can start my new normal! I'm down 37 lbs. I'm walking 1 mile twice a day. I'm going to try getting on the elliptical this week. I hope my stomach is up for it! I had to learn the hard way las... Read more
Week 3 Post Op
Wednesday, July 17, 2013      0 comments

I'm starting my soft proteins today! So excited! I'm down 33 lbs. I'm walking 1 mile twice a day. Right now my stomach is still to tender to try much else. I'd like to try to incorporate some arm exercises though, I can see the "wings" deve... Read more
Week 2 Post Op
Wednesday, July 10, 2013      0 comments

I'm down 29 lbs since 1 June! I had my post op appt today. Found out I still need to drink the Chicken Broth, much to my dismay! :) It was ok at first, but by the end of the first week, I was pretty sick of it. Anywyas, I've been experienci... Read more
Week 1 post op
Wednesday, July 03, 2013      2 comments

Well, I am down 23 lbs since 1 June and 11 lbs since my surgery. I'm almost half way to my first goal! I am starting my "full" liquid diet today. Had a protein shake this morning, so my stomach is just a little queasy, but hopefully that will... Read more
Big Decision
Saturday, June 29, 2013      3 comments

Well, I already made the BIG BIG decision... the next one has been how much, and who I share this journey with? So... I deleted ALOT of people from my friends list, and keep it somewhat limited for the time being.... I had gastric sleeve s... Read more
Made to Crave
Sunday, February 03, 2013      1 comments

I picked up a book yesterday a friend had been talking about. It's Made to Crave by Lysa T... something. Anyhow, I found at Half Price books (SCORE!). I've only read two chapters, but so far very good. It's a very differnt take on "craving".... Read more
Happy 2013!
Monday, January 07, 2013      1 comments

Happy 2013! I’m baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaack! LOL Not full force as I’m still juggling many things in my life, but I need some motivation and accountability in my life, and also it’s fun to try to help motivate others and see them reach their... Read more
June Loss & Birthday Gain
Saturday, July 07, 2012      4 comments

Happy July! I hope you all had a wonderful 4th of July! My birthday was on the 2nd, so I've had a great birthday week! For the month of June, I lost 4 lbs and about 2 inches...and then I gained it back this week. DOH! That's ok though,... Read more
May Loss & June Goals
Saturday, June 02, 2012      4 comments

Hey all! Quick update. I have been consistently working out since mid-April. I started with about 20-25 min on the elliptical 3x's a week, and walking just over 2 miles, twice a week. Now I'm up to 35 min on the elliptical and over 4.5 miles... Read more
Could use some prayer
Saturday, May 12, 2012      6 comments

Little bit more about new job and why I may soon need to be medicated... emoticon My new title is position a Jr... Read more
lil' update!
Thursday, May 03, 2012      2 comments

Hey all! I have been missing the interaction on Spark, but life has been hectic! Not bad hectic, just very busy. The good news is, I was able to finally nail down a consistent workout routine in April. I’ve also been able to cut down o... Read more
The Power of Saying No....
Sunday, April 01, 2012      4 comments

I gotta tap into this power. LOL I've found myself overwhelmed lately and it's because I simply don't have control over MY life...which is silly. It's be one thing if God had control, but alas, it's not Him. So this month, I WILL say n... Read more

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