The Good, Bad, Pretty and Ugly Accounts of One Woman’s Weight Loss Journey

The Good, Bad, Pretty and Ugly Accounts of One Woman’s Weight Loss Journey2019-01-04T08:21:32-04:00

Thoughts of a new Gastric Bypass Patient

It started pouring rain here the day I got home from the hospital and I’m prone to pneumonia so Jason won’t let me walk in the rain. I’m only getting to walk up and down the hall in my little
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Home from the Hospital – The Panic sets in

I’m getting a bit nervous. Today is my second day home and I’m a bit scared about the amount of liquids I can drink. It seems like ALOT to me. I am on full liquids and supposed to be trying
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Day Three after Gastric Bypass – Time to go home

It’s my last day in the hospital and I’m ready to go home. I feel amazing; my nurses last night Tammy and Kristen were absolutely the most amazing nurses I have had during my stay in the hospital. They made
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Day Two after Gastric – Dramatic Improvements

Still taking notes I’ll post later on my site. Last night wasn’t so great; the nurse on duty told me I was doing really well with my fluids and that I could go ahead and drink those two ounces of
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The Day After Gastric Bypass Surgery

It’s about 7:30 in the morning and the Transporters come to get me to take me down to radiology for my swallow test. I’m giggling all the way as I think of these guys as the Transporters and I keep
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The Day of Surgery – My Gastric Bypass Surgery

I wish I had been writing this as it happened, so that I could have given you the raw emotions behind everything that happened as it was happening, but that was pretty much impossible, however I did have my trust
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Hours To Go Before Surgery

It’s 4:30am as I begin writing this and I have to leave for the hospital in three hours. I had an alarm set for 6:00am but I haven’t been able to sleep hardly at all tonight, this has definitely been
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Bumping up the Exercise & Creating a Calorie Deficit

This week has been a pretty killer week for me. But man this morning me and the alarm on my cell phone were having a love hate relationship. I knew when I got home from the gym yesterday afternoon that
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This ain’t Lemons this is piss and Vinegar!

I bet you are wondering where I’ve been. Well you know that old saying; if you don’t have something nice to say don’t say anything at all? I’ve been not saying anything. The last few weeks have been a nightmare.
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Insurance Approval in two days!

Wow things are going so fast now! I got approved to send to the Surgeon on the 8th of September and they called me and set up an appointment for the 13th and I was so excited because I thought,
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