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Goal Digger

Six years ago on January 2nd, I took a picture. The day before that picture, I had turned 38 years old. I’d celebrated that birthday by devouring a boatload of crappy, yet delicious food at The Cheesecake Factory, which included, of course, a most delightful slice of red velvet cheesecake!! 1,666 more words


Demonstration of transoral gastric outlet reduction

Post written by Vivek Kumbhari, MD, at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. 

Weight regain after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) is common and is partially attributable to dilatation of the gastrojejunostomy (GJ), which diminishes the restrictive capacity of RYGB. 304 more words


Weigh In #3

I don’t feel like i’m doing horrible this week. I don’t feel like i’m doing great either. I had mashed potaotes and salisbury steak for dinner one night. 235 more words

Bariatric Surgery

Weigh In #2 / Nutrition Appointment #1

So, I am a day late for this. But I have a reason!!! I had two doctors appointments today. I didn’t want to make two separate posts. 319 more words

Bariatric Surgery


I just wrote two hand-written letters: one to my daughter, one to my husband.

Writing the one to my girl wasn’t so difficult because I just essentially told her how freaking much I love and adore her. 199 more words

The Fabric Of Life.

What are we made of? What is within us that

would push us up in the morning so that we

might accomplish the goals and plans that will… 98 more words


Three Months Post-op

I had my three-month post-op visit with my surgeon yesterday. Well, really with his nurse practitioner, who is most excellent in her own right.

My overall milestones are pretty good: I’m down to 308 pounds & change from 396+ in April, and 362 the day I walked into the hospital on July 6th. 432 more words