The Power of Protein
Monday, January 17, 2011      3 comments

I always knew protein was important but lately I've become super aware of how powerful protein really is. Since having my surgery I've concentrated on nothing but protein. It's filling, tastes good and I feel really good when eating it. When eat... Read more
6 weeks post op check in
Friday, December 17, 2010      3 comments

Had my 6 week post op appointment with the nurse and nutritionist today. All is going well. I'm down a total of 36lbs! Feels good. Next appointment is on Feb 7th which will be my 3 month check up. Was told I need to get more fluids in and ... Read more
3 Weeks Post Op
Tuesday, November 30, 2010      7 comments

I can't believe that it's been 3 weeks already! The surgery went well. Had a hard time controlling the pain but I survived! Let me tell you, it wasn't an easy thing to go through. Am I glad I did it? Well...let me just say that I'm waiting for... Read more
Tomorrow's the big day!
Sunday, November 07, 2010      6 comments

Getting picked up at 5am as I need to be at the hospital by 6:15am. Going to get my IVC filter put in first thing in the morning. The real surgery isn't until Tuesday. I know I'm the first one on the list so I'm sure it'll be early. I'm excited ... Read more
Surgery Postponed
Friday, October 29, 2010      7 comments

Well, my surgery is now scheduled for Monday (Nov 9th) and Tuesday (Nov 10th). What a roller coaster ride this has been! This is the second delay since it was originally scheduled for Oct 25-26. Every time I start to countdown the days it's time... Read more
My Story continued
Friday, October 22, 2010      10 comments

Well after many doctor visits, x rays and an MRI of my left knee, hip and back it showed that I had a couple tears in my meniscus (on both sides) as well as a compression fracture at my L1 and really bad arthritis in my hip. A few more doctors’ ... Read more
My Story
Friday, October 22, 2010      5 comments

May 3, 2005 was a day I will never forget. It was a day that changed my life forever. I had fallen and injured myself which resulted in being bedridden for close to a year. During that time I had gained a significant amount of weight. I remember... Read more
Sunday, October 05, 2008      35 comments

I'd like to share a little something with you that I heard during one of my Weight Watcher meetings one day. It's a story about geese. Did you know that if one of them gets side tracked, injured, or sick that they will leave the formation and r... Read more