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

The Sleep Study

I went in yesterday for the Sleep Study that I have to do pre-op. Now I have been diagnosed with Sleep Apnea for about 10 years. I was first diagnosed back in my early 20s the first time my weight
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One Month working on Pre-Operative Requirements

Yesterday was a busy day. First it was up early to drive into downtown Portland again for my last appointment with the Psychologist; Dr. Ude was a very nice lady who made me feel very comfortable talking to her. She told
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Getting a Sleep Study is Difficult

So after much fuss and much confusion, I finally got my sleep study ordered. Apparently my insurance requires that a “Sleep Specialist” order the Sleep Study, so I had to make two appointments, one to go in and see a
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Checking off the Psych Requirements

Writing here is turning out to be harder than I thought, it seems I’m just in go go go mode constantly and by the time I wind down the last thing I want to do is sit here and blog
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Blood Sugars from 7/15-7/29

A couple members of my Family were asking about my blood sugars so I figured I would share the actual numbers that I’ve been hitting the last two weeks to give them an idea where I stand. This will seem
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Amazing Changes

The days are going by faster than I expected them too, but perhaps that is because I want to get to the point where I can have this surgery so bad that I can taste it, and yet, I have
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Trying to be Prepared for Changes

I don’t think that anyone that is not severely overweight can really understand the pain that we go through. I don’t think they can understand the constant insecurity, the constant stress and worry about what other people are thinking, the
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Something Other than Waiting!

Alright, so, I heard back from the WLS coordinator at SWMC and we found out that for sure the insurance covers 85{6e74c841b8f362d8aea590534016dc569fd3035eeb9e530df8846b42682c6656} and not 100{6e74c841b8f362d8aea590534016dc569fd3035eeb9e530df8846b42682c6656} so from here on forward this is what we know for sure. Insurance will cover
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Crock Pot Black Bean Soup

I made up a batch of this soup in my Crockpot the other day. I froze 6 servings in once cup Ziploc containers for lunches later, and kept 3 servings in the refrigerator for this coming week. I didn’t use
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Medical Geek Speak

Geek Speak.  It’s when someone vastly more intelligent than you starts explaining something detailed and complex and usually since you have about zero interest in whatever the topic of conversation is, you aren’t really paying attention and hence it goes
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