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They Do Not Fully Prepare You

It has been 13 months since my life completely changed for ever. I was wheeled into an operating room. I had 6 small incisions cut into my body, had probes inserted and they cut away at my stomach making a small egg sized pouch and re-routing my intestines. 522 more words

Urban Geek CNY

I spent over $25,000 on my body and I am still not happy!

“Picky Bitch”


“She must be Rich”

“She must have that Dysmorphia”

Yup! I would think the same. So here is exactly what I have spent. 266 more words

Life at the gym - five weeks out

In my last blog, I announced that I’d begun working out. For the past five weeks, I’ve gone to the gym 4-5 days a week, 5 is the goal, but there have been two weeks that I missed a day due to other commitments. 315 more words


With this surprising new survey, scientists confirm: fat discrimination is real

There are a lot of things that change in life after a person has bariatric surgery, and today – 13 months out and 165 pounds down, and weighing in at a normal BMI for quite literally  1,077 more words

Bariatric Surgery

Week one of pre surgical diet

So sorry it’s taken me so long to update you all on my initial appointment; the last week has been totally nuts!!!

Last Wednesday I had my initial appointment with my surgeon. 223 more words

Bariatric Surgery

Three Surprising Things I Can Do After Bariatric Surgery - And You Can, Too! - Part 2: Parenting

Being a parent takes a lot of energy because you’ve got to be there, in the fullest sense of the word, for your kids. It’s not exactly a spectator sport. 848 more words

Bariatric Surgery


I have attempted to write this entry 4 times. For some reason I could not get past the first starting lines. I would type but then delete, and then finally just discard the whole post. 1,634 more words