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3 Days Post Op

1st day post op, Tuesday August 19, 2014:

12pm – 1 popsicle
1pm – 8 oz of broth over the period of an hour
4pm – Discharged from hospital… 388 more words

Finding balance. Or, why I still embrace carbs.

I follow many vertical sleeve accounts on Instagram, and lately I’ve been noticing an, in my opinion, upsetting trend. Bashing and hating on unhealthy foods or carbs, and suddenly disowning them is not a sign of creating a healthy relationship with food. 384 more words

The Journey Of Juicing

This blog post is a part of Williams-Sonoma Juice Week

About two years into my weight loss journey in 2012 I started juicing, I jumped on the juicing wagon when a co-worker of mine at the time was ranting and raving about how easy and tasty it was to juice so I decided to give it a try for myself. 530 more words

Bariatric Beginnings

Day 44

Lately I’ve been doing so great at stopping when I feel any signs of fullness. Then tonight, boom, one beet slice too many and full city. 125 more words

Products I Love

Thriving on a liquid diet for 4 weeks is not easy.  I never thought I would be so happy to have (essentially) baby food.  I have made it through the pre-op liquid diet and the post-op liquid diet and am now enjoying puréed foods.   651 more words

A work in progress

Weigh in this morning first thing as always; 21st 7lb. Rather surprised but ultimately it will be tomorrow night at group where I find out for sure. 247 more words

First day of the rest of my life!

Monday August 18th, 2014 was the first day of the rest of my life. 

I arrived at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, CA at 9:30am.  I was immediately brought in to sign a few forms, then promptly taken back to the pre op area where I put on my hospital gown, laid down a pre op bed, and had nurses take my vitals and check my body for any cuts or bruises (so that they don’t get blamed for anything).  877 more words