Stalled

I’ve heard about it but honestly didn’t think much of it…until it happened to me. I initially hoped it was TOM (Time Of the Month) but then I started kinda freaking out because the weight still wasn’t moving a week later. Then I looked online […]

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Trust Your Journey

I’ve been on a journey for a while now, 3-6 months, working towards my VSG, also called a Gastric Sleeve surgery. It took me a long time to get to a place where I was willing to go this route, mostly because it’s scary but […]

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Never Gave Up

I’ve been overweight most of my life. I was skinny for a few years towards the end of high school and in college, mostly because I was starving myself. I remember well gaining the weight and convincing myself I could stop it but somehow it […]

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Putting It Out There

I’ve been slowly telling people what I’m doing. Some people might not feel they want to share this kind of thing but I have a pathological need to share everything I’m going through and this existed long before social media. If I don’t tell people […]

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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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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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