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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

Trying To Keep My Head Above Water

Sorry I’ve been kind of absent from posting. Most days I’m just trying to keep my head above water. One month ago I was officially diagnosed with fibromyalgia through I have been suffering from the problems since about February after suffering from a life threatening allergic reaction that started to shut down my kidneys and required me to have 11 blood transfusions. 184 more words

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Research Opportunity For WLS Pre-Ops

Sharing for all the pre-ops out there!

Are you seeking weight loss surgery? Please see this research opportunity with Fordham University. It is 10 min online survey for pre-op patients. 6 more words

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It's been a while.

I have not done a very good job of writing lately. I have been keeping myself busy!

July 20th marked two months since my surgery. As of that morning, my BMI moved from “severely obese” to just “obese” (hey, it’s the little things!). 331 more words


Ready To Move Forward Again

I was taking to my husband yesterday and how this year seems like the worst year of my life. I’ve had other horrible years in my past thanks to crippling depression but something about this year just makes it feel so much worse. 272 more words

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Enlightened Ice Cream Review And Giveaway

Enlightened Ice Cream is a new product, they call themselves “The Good For You Ice Cream.” For ice cream the nutritional stats are impressive. Products range from 70-100 calories and 7-9 grams of protein. 304 more words

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Costs of Gastric Sleeving.

I haven’t had my sleeve yet,  but I am going through all the preliminary measures in preparation for the big day.

One of the things people really want and need to know is that this procedure is extremely affordable if you have private health insurance.   153 more words