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The Scale

After waiting several minutes in the waiting room for my first doctor visit on July 8, 2016, my husband was escorted to an exam room, and I was escorted to a scale. 975 more words

Bariatric Surgery

Life is not binary

There’s this concept in my coaching program called “the magic of mirroring.” When listening to clients, there’s often this inner dialogue going on where you completely relate to what they are saying, and as you go on in dialogue providing guidance, you hear yourself answering your own struggles. 347 more words

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Dumping Syndrome

Fair warning – this is not for the faint of tummy – or dinner conversation – or polite company. Now you know.

And you’re still reading so evidently you want to know more. 1,098 more words

not your people.

For a long time, and even now, I struggled with letting people go. I will go through my friend list on Facebook sometimes and consider cleaning up the scads of people from different phases of my life, and I never really get rid of anyone because “I’ve known them forever” or they’re family, or a friend of family, or the girl I met through someone else who I have about four things in common, never interact with but keep them because their presence is innocuous. 1,031 more words

My Road to Pre-Op

Had a quiet few weeks, been trying to stick to a 1250 Kcal diet which has been difficult but it has helped me to get back into a proper eating routine. 365 more words

Gastric Sleeve

4 months down

Had my 4 month check in with the team yesterday.  Well With the nutritionist and the nurse because psych wasn’t there and they still do not have an exercise therapist. 238 more words

Bariatric Surgery

The Blood Sugar Battle

Let’s talk about something not mental health related. Type 2 Diabetes.

My diagnosis came in 2005 unexpectedly and for several years it was controlled well with medication (tablets) and diet. 1,193 more words

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