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+00:00

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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Pre-Operative Consult – Gastric Bypass Surgery

I had my pre-opt consultation with the surgeon today. My surgeons name is Dr. Cagle with Southwest Medical Group Surgical Specialists in Vancouver, WA. Dr. Cagle spent a good deal of time with us discussing the surgery, going over the
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My Weight Loss Surgery Cordinator

The one person that I just really have to mention here though is my weight loss surgery coordinator Cathy Gier. This woman has been quintessential to my journey so far. I have to laugh, and I hope Cathy does too,
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Two Month Follow Up!

I had my two month follow-up visit with the Physician at SWMC today. Really the only thing I needed to accomplish in the last thirty days to make sure that I could move forward was losing four pounds. I did
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Happy Birthday to Me!

Okay, so my birthday was amazing. Not sure how amazing my food choices were, but they were definitely better than they would have been a year ago. I got extremely spoiled this year for my birthday. Probably more than I
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Another Sleep Study

This has been a rather “hard week” for me. When I say hard, what I really mean is annoying and frustrating and one of those moments when I want to shout and someone and I just have to remember that
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Blood Sugars Since Taking Lantus

Date Time Blood Sugar 9-Aug 1:20 AM 154 9-Aug 2:27 AM 154 9-Aug 7:46 AM 115 9-Aug 2:00 PM 142 9-Aug 10:50 PM 126 10-Aug 4:46 AM 138 10-Aug 12:14 PM 162 10-Aug 7:16 PM 113 11-Aug 3:04 AM 164
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Exercise and Me – What I’m doing in the Gym Pre-Op

So several people in my life that are keeping up with my blog for info on what is going on with me in regards to my surgery have asked quite a bit about what I am doing for my exercise
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