Feeling better every day....
Sunday, April 25, 2010 5 comments
but not sleeping too well at night yet. This dog-gone UNDERGARMENT they make you wear is going to be my ticket to the funny farm! I have been given permission to remove it at night but really feel I need a transitional garment. However, after tw... Read more
My surgery went well....
Tuesday, April 20, 2010 6 comments
but I look like I've been taken apart and put back together again! So many scars! To recap: I had an extended tummy tuck, liposuction, scar revision and breast lift done as an early 20th anniversary present to myself. I spent one night ove... Read more
Getting ready for my big day on Friday...
Tuesday, April 06, 2010 9 comments
I"m having my cosmetic surgery on Friday and I couldn't be more excited. At the suggestion of a friend who had the surgery recently, I went out and got a second hand recliner. Many people evidently have a easier time sleeping in the upright posi... Read more
Thursday, April 01, 2010 5 comments
one of the saddest days of my life; April 1, 2007. The day my best friend and #1 cheerleader, my Mom Phyllis, passed from this life to the next. I believe with all that I am that she is in the presence of the Lord and that I will one day join he... Read more
Just a quick one; the kids should be home any minute....
Monday, March 29, 2010 5 comments
We're back from our wonderful spring break vacation to Belize and the laundry is all done, so I can spend a little time on sparkpeople, which is always inspiring. Our vacation was very nice, although we didn't get to do as much diving as I... Read more
Time for another blog entry....
Friday, March 19, 2010 4 comments
not a whole lot to say, and I guess I COULD get away with skipping it since I posted one earlier in the week. But I like to stay cosistent, so here I go. We're getting ready for a spring break trip tomorrow, so the house is in chaos (well,... Read more
My daughter is now a certified SCUBA diver!!
Tuesday, March 16, 2010 4 comments
Congratulations are in order for my youngest daughter, who completed her junior basic open water diver certification this weekend in Balmorhea, TX! We are heading off to Belize this weekend and we are SO EXCITED she'll be able to join my husband... Read more
OK, I did it....
Monday, March 08, 2010 1 comments
After discussing it with my husband and thinking about it for a week, I called the plastic surgeon for a second appointment. This is the appointment where you go in for pictures, sign consent forms, pay for the surgery you've chosen...and schedu... Read more
Another good week....
Friday, March 05, 2010 1 comments
following my spark diet and exercise plan. While I think I may have overdone it by adding an unplanned hike to my week, I'm still happy to be on track and even jumped on the treadmill today. I simply walked instead of alternating walking and run... Read more
Doing something just for me....
Thursday, February 25, 2010 0 comments
I took the first step today toward doing something I have been considering for a long time. A little history. I am a 8 year post-op gastric bypass patient. Many people considered me a "light weight" for having WLS and indeed I was....I met... Read more
It's the weekend....
Saturday, February 20, 2010 1 comments
healthy-eating wise, my most dangerous time. There are so many kids' activities it seems there is no structure to the day. But I will do my best to make the healthiest choices and get some physical activity in and not STRESS over these days. The... Read more
OK, so I'm new at this....
Friday, January 08, 2010 4 comments
and still learning the difference between a blog entry and a journal entry. Yesterday, I accidentally posted my BLOG entry in my journal and I know no way of retrieving it. So, there will be a blank here on the blog but I guess that's ok. ... Read more
The first day of sparkpeople....
Tuesday, January 05, 2010 8 comments
and I'm quietly putting away holiday decorations, making homemade turkey broth, and willing my hubby to come home early to help me drag this Christmas tree to the curb. I decided on Dec. 31st that my New Year Resolution would be journaling; spec... Read more