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Pre-Op Week #4.....

This week was my final “official” visit with my surgeon’s office.  I’ve now completed all of my course work for surgery – yay!  To top off that achievement, I finally was given a surgery date of 4/13.   337 more words

Statistically Speaking...

So what kind of weight loss can I expect from the upcoming Gastric Sleeve surgery that I have elected to undergo?




It’s got to be more than that, surely? 1,165 more words


I survived

The first WOD of the 2015 Crossfit Open came and went on Sunday. I have never seen so many determined athletes in one place. The energy was insane. 479 more words


Currently Under Construction

Well, I survived gastric bypass surgery! Yay! Thank you for all the prayers, messages, and good wishes!

It is probably the most challenging procedure I’ve ever been through. 11 more words

Living Well With Incurable Illness

Half-Way: The Specific Measurable Results of Loss

In the middle of the journey of our life, I found myself astray in a dark wood where the straight road had been lost sight of. 1,726 more words


Victory? I think so!

So I am STILL going to the mandatory group therapy sessions.  It’s supposed to be 6 weeks, but we have had so much snow that they have been cancelled three times and are going on forever.   640 more words

Gastric Bypass

The journey to weight-loss through bariatric surgery

The decision to go under bariatric surgery isn’t an easy one. From diet attempts to make the decision to have surgery, people struggling with obesity have a long journey. 381 more words

Medical Tourism