Protein Powders

For as long as I can remember I can’t stomach protein powders alone. I mean if I throw protein powder in the blender with a banana and some other stuff it’s ok but just protein powder with a liquid is something I have trouble drinking. […]

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The Nuts & Bolts

So here are my details, can’t believe I’m putting them out there. Age: 37 (as of February) Height: 5’0 (or 5’1 seems to depend on the day) Current Weight: 222 (though the scale at the clinic says I’m at my highest even though my home […]

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More Protein More Water

So I had my first appointment with the Dietician and there is a list of things I need to change about my daily food/water: More water, a lot more water More protein, a lot more protein Much less bread No more caffiene No more beer […]

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Immersion Day

So I had my immersion day where I spend a day listening to different doctors who are part of this whole shebang. I learned a good amount of information and heard some of the same stuff for the umpteenth time. I got my binder, my […]

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A Little Confidence Boost

I had a big day as far as my journey to this surgery goes, more on that later. Afterwards I was waiting in the lobby for my husband to pick me up when one of the other patient’s mother immediately said to me: “You don’t […]

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The V Word

Vomit. I’m more afraid of this after surgery than pretty much anything else. I have so much of a fear of vomiting that I think I’ve trained myself not to throw up since 2003 (drank WAY too much that time). I’ve heard it doesn’t happen […]

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19 Kids and Trapped

  I’ve always hated the Duggar family or more specifically the parents and the disturbing way their family is run. Amidst the scandal it made me yet again think about the Duggar girls and how growing up in that family they have to care for […]

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Social Media Unplugging

I’ve realized recently several of my friends have shutdown from social media or more specifically – Facebook. What all of them say when this happens is: Facebook took up too much of my time. For someone who keeps up with Facebook pretty well I find […]

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Staying Patient

Patience is not something I excel in. I like things done now, this moment. My husband likes to put things off and it drives me crazy so usually I kind of prod him until he does it now. I think one of the hardest parts […]

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