2 Months and Other Things

I have been terrible at updating, not because I don’t want to update – I really do but I haven’t had a chance to do it because work is stupid busy and that is usually when updates happen. This past weekend I was officially 2 months post op.  The last 2 months have been challenging…

Post-Op Update

I have been trying to write this for 3 weeks.  This is going to possibly be a big ramble so I apologize. First thing is first, surgery went well.  Really well. The surgeon told me it was the easiest surgery he has done in a long time and attributed it to the fact that I…

Questions and comments

I often get asked a lot of questions when someone finds out I have chosen to have weight loss surgery.  The most asked questions are: Are you sure you even need surgery? Why/how did you decided this was the right decision for you? Have you tried x-y-x? I also get a lot of “I know…

NEWS!

I had an entirely different blog post prepared to post this week BUT that all changed because…   On the 13th I got a phone call and if you haven’t already guessed that phone call was to tell me that I finally have a surgery date!!! 3 years,5 months and 30 days later I finally…

Truth: I am struggling

So far this year has proven to be a major struggle food wise – Exercise isn’t an issue that hasn’t been an issue in a long time but food? Food is a struggle. I am having a hard time mentally, I have sat down and looked at life and the only thing I can think…

WLS Update

Yesterday was my final appointment at the bariatric clinic, everything went the same as the last check-ins went, which is good.  I am down 21.5 pounds since my first consult which is 21.5 more pounds than I thought I would lose.  My iron is a little low as is my vitamin D – both of…

4 months down

Had my 4 month check in with the team yesterday.  Well With the nutritionist and the nurse because psych wasn’t there and they still do not have an exercise therapist. These next 2 months will have me finishing my 6 month program.  When I got the call in June I felt like 6 months was…