Crying and screaming
Sunday, October 11, 2009      6 comments

My bipolar has grabbed me by the throat and shaking me like a bear. Pray for me that I can survive this. emoticon... Read more
Grieving for our son
Thursday, October 08, 2009      10 comments

Ten years ago today my mentally ill son couldn't stand life anymore. I know what it feels like to make that decision because I had someone to stop me and get me help. He didn't. To go out and buy a shotgun and bullets knowing what he was goin... Read more
Dealing with a Backache
Saturday, October 03, 2009      1 comments

Exercise helps loosen up muscles in my back and that and wearing a back brace helps me to live my life. emoticon... Read more
Seeing Results
Monday, September 28, 2009      5 comments

I took clothes out of my closet that I haven't worn in a year because they were too tight and they fit perfect. I've had to give away some larger sizes. This is what it's all about. My eating is not perfect yet but I exercise daily and the re... Read more
Lost 3 pounds
Wednesday, September 23, 2009      3 comments

I kept up with exercise and watched my diet even though I didn't record everything while Mom was here but the lap band kept me in check.... Read more
Mom's coming from Chicago to LA
Monday, September 14, 2009      1 comments

My Mom is 79 and I haven't seen her in years because I live in CA and she lives in Connecticut. I grew up in CT. My son got married Sat. for the second time to beautiful nurse in Rhode Island. My daughter has cut of all association with ou... Read more
Depression--the real downer
Saturday, September 12, 2009      1 comments

Depression has ruled most of my life but I didn't get properly diagnosed until 1992 when I was 44 that I was put on bipolar medication. What the doctor failed to tell me is the drugs cause weight gain. But considering the alternative, yes I ha... Read more
weight loss
Tuesday, September 01, 2009      1 comments

Gastric bypass, bipolar, and diabetes have different diets but I figured the balance between then lost another 2 lbs. It is actually fun making all the diets fit. My blood sugar is lower. ... Read more
Just Desserts
Monday, August 10, 2009      2 comments

I was in a 3mth depression and gained 10 pounds (okay 15). Now my new clothes are tight and it's harder to get around. Just because I can circumvent the the lap band, it's not a good idea. It gets you in the end. ... Read more
Short absence
Wednesday, August 05, 2009      3 comments

I have to go offline for awhile for financial reasons. I will be back. emoticon... Read more
bipolar, lap band and diabetes
Tuesday, August 04, 2009      1 comments

I have 2 bipolar sites, 1 diabetic (50 over 50) and 1 gastric bypass group. I follow my bypass diet, but the bipolar rules my life. I also have schizoaffectve disorder. I had to throw everyone out of the house today because I will verbally ... Read more
Depression is gone after 3 months
Sunday, August 02, 2009      1 comments

I have been off my diet and gained 15 pounds. The day before yesterday I got back on track and lost 2 of it already. Manic is so different than depression, I also have schhizoaffective disorder which mean I could be hospitalized with dement... Read more
Bipolar and family problems
Tuesday, June 09, 2009      4 comments

Here I am 2:30 am and I'm awake. A sure sign that I've gone from depression to manic. I have a hard time in manic of keeping my mouth shut. I am critical of others, who seem to be going slower and not obeying rules. I live by rules but othe... Read more
Thank you, all
Tuesday, June 02, 2009      4 comments

I have gone from 287 to 245 in just 1 year. I have many points and fitness points. I have at least another 2 years but I plan to stay on because are problems are all the same. If your over 50, 50+50 is great. If your bipolar, the bipolar sit... Read more
I can barely eat anything
Wednesday, May 27, 2009      4 comments

I had 2 1/2 ounces put in on my last fill this month. It cost 165. and a 2 hour drive. My husband is content to watch me suffer. He was behind me getting this large of a fill in my lapband. Last time they put in 1/2 ounce which did nothing. ... Read more

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