Four Month Surgeversary!

Four Month Surgeversary!

The last four months since surgery has flown by.  The bad news is that none of my clothes fit.  The good news is that I’ve lost 81 pounds and none of my clothes fit.  Life changes every day and surgery has made my life better 

Surgery is NOT the Easy Way Out

Surgery is NOT the Easy Way Out

Over time, I’ve found that when people don’t understand something, they often jump to conclusions instead of patiently learning more. Bariatric Surgery is one of those subjects that many people don’t understand. Therefore, they often have the opinion that someone is just “taking the easy 

Two Month Surgeversary!

Two Month Surgeversary!

Time is flying! Somehow, almost 9 weeks – two months – have passed since my Roux en Y surgery. It’s been quite a month of progress for me, and I’m excited with how far I’ve come since last month! The Facts at two Months First 

50 pounds….and counting!

50 pounds….and counting!

50 pounds is a lot of weight! Since having bariatric surgery 7 1/2 weeks ago, but starting the process with my pre-surgery diet 9 1/2 weeks ago, I’ve lost an astounding 50 pounds. 50 pounds is 200 sticks of butter! It’s 10 bags of flour, 

One Month Surgeversary!

One Month Surgeversary!

I can’t believe it’s already been one month since my Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass surgery…Time certainly flies! It hasn’t been an easy journey, going through surgery, recovery, allergic reactions, and finally figuring out what foods I can eat! Some background information: At my heaviest weight, which 

Back to Work

Back to Work

The first week back to work was challenging for me. While trying to adapt a new eating and drinking schedule, plus juggling getting back to work after three weeks off, it was really hard for me to get into a good routine of when to 

Why Surgery?

Why Surgery?

Weight loss surgery is a big decision. It’s not a fad diet, but a lifestyle change. I have been on a roller coaster for the past 20 years, and I finally got off when I made the decision to have Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass surgery. It’s