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When you look at me what do you think.

I don’t normally take photos of strangers and put them on the internet. I was so tempted today.
I’m at the doctors office. Sinus infection I think. 110 more words

Weight Loss

The scale said WHAT?

This week My 5ft 4 body tipped the scale at 294 pounds. Like a looney I stepped on and off the scale multiple times, as if the darn thing had given me the wrong numbers. 253 more words

Morbid Obesity

When Diets Fail: Bariatric Surgery

“A Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is the strangest operation I have ever participated in… (It) removes no disease, repairs no defect or injury. It is an operation that is intended to control a person’s will and to manipulate a person’s innards so that he will not overeat again.” Dr. 1,175 more words

Cushing's syndrome and adrenal insufficiency - the gifts that keeps on giving!

If I told you there was a rare endocrine illness that makes you fat, you probably wouldn’t believe me. There is never going to be a good time to have a chronic illness, but even so it could have had the decency to not arrive just as I had everything going so well. 1,159 more words

Adrenal Insufficiency

Fat people are funny!

Fat people are funny!

Nineteen years ago, in a tiny, dark studio apartment I sat and ate a large sausage and extra cheese pizza by myself. 778 more words

Inspiration

It's been awhile

To say “It’s been awhile” is a gross understatement. Its been something like 7 months since my last post. In the past my silence would be an indicator that I have seriously fallen off the wagon, and that couldn’t be further from the truth. 368 more words

Binge Eating

Danger, Will Robinson!

Roughly three years ago, I was in the best shape I had been in for years.  I had been consistently running and using Weight Watchers for about 9 months.  1,102 more words