The food today was almost normal.
Sunday, May 08, 2011      3 comments

I am moving into phase 4 with my post-op diet. I was out all day today celebrating Mother's Day with my husband's family. I experimented with small portions of the food that was served and it was a huge success! I am really excited that I am lea... Read more
Learning About a "New Normal"
Sunday, May 01, 2011      2 comments

Well, it has been about 1 1/2 weeks since the surgery and I guess I can say that it has been relatively textbook. I haven't had a lot of pain to contend with, unless you count the gas issue. ... Read more
The Gas After Surgery is a #%!@$!!
Friday, April 22, 2011      3 comments

Not too talkative today.... The gas is really trying to take me out. emoticon -Marcia... Read more
A New Beginning!
Thursday, April 21, 2011      2 comments

Today is the beginning of a new way of life for me. I just got home from the hospital from having gastric bypass surgery. It is like my life has been reset. A topic that has been taking up space in my brain since I was about 8 years old is now g... Read more
Day 8 of the 2-Week Pre-Op Diet
Wednesday, April 13, 2011      1 comments

Why, oh why??? Say it isn't so..... Why is it that when I am on my pre-op diet, for 2 days in a row, some "good samaritan" has left some type of delectable treat in the teachers' lounge for all to have??? ... Read more
Day 7 of 2-Week Pre-Op - Moving Right Along
Tuesday, April 12, 2011      2 comments

Things are moving right along. Yesterday, I had my EGD exam. The doctor said that everything looked good down there. He also said that I had a beautiful stomach and "too bad that we have to cut it up". ... Read more
Day 2 of the 2 Week Pre-Op Diet
Thursday, April 07, 2011      4 comments

Well, this will prove to be very interesting. I have to get used to major changes to my diet. Protein shake in the morning, lean meat and veggies for the other 2 meals. It isn't terrible, just different. It is playing with my head more than anyt... Read more
And Away We Go!!!
Thursday, March 31, 2011      4 comments

I finally have a date for my Gartric Bypass surgery. April 20th will start a whole new life for me. I am excited and cannot wait to see the changes that life has in store for me. ... Read more