The Unveiling of Self: TURN ON THE LIGHT!

The Unveiling of Self: TURN ON THE LIGHT!

Warning: This is going to be uncomfortable. Someone asked me about changing and growing and used a light bulb as a metaphor.  “Isn’t it kind of like the light bulb went on?”  I thought about it hard because my transformation is slow happening –...

Change … the uncomfortable truth

    I didn’t become overweight because the planets wouldn’t align for me to be skinny. Nope, I did this to myself. First, I turned 40 and my body decided that it wasn’t the spry twenty year old body that could eat what it wanted without...
The Weighted Truth: 2 Weeks Post Surgery

The Weighted Truth: 2 Weeks Post Surgery

With still sore muscles and aching belly I sat in front of my dietitian and thought, “This is never going to be easy again.” With only a 3 lb weight loss and the news that my puree diet has to last a month I swallowed my tears and left.  On the way to my...
The Weighted Truth: 2 Weeks Post Surgery

The Weighted Truth: Post Surgery Day 10

Well here we are at Day 10.  I’m still on my protein shake diet, help us all, and yes I’m still starving.  However, I have lost a total of 28 pounds since August 17th when this all started.  If I said I wasn’t excited about that I’d be lying! ...
The Weighted Truth:  Pre-Weight Loss Surgery

The Weighted Truth: Pre-Weight Loss Surgery

The Weighted Truth:  The Days Before Weight Loss Surgery I fell behind on my journaling!  The most awesome thing happened on day 11 (Friday).  I was excited to go to work, I love the busy of a great day feeling productive.  But today was different.  I got to work,...
The Weighted Truth: Day 10

The Weighted Truth: Day 10

The Weighted Truth:  Day 10 A blog journey following me as I go through Pre, Sleeve Surgery, post surgery and beyond. I’m starving.  The kind of hungry that made me question whether or not my dog’s jerky would taste good.  Just one lick.  Yeah, that kind...
The Weighted Truth:  Day 9

The Weighted Truth: Day 9

The Weighted Truth:  Day 9 A blog journey following me as I go through Pre, Sleeve Surgery, post surgery and beyond. Nightmare’s all night.  I’m not sure if I believe that God speaks to us in our dreams or through our dreams but I do know that whatever...
The Weighted Truth: Day 9 Pt 2

The Weighted Truth: Day 9 Pt 2

The Weighted Truth Day 9 Part 2 A blog journey following me as I go through Pre, Sleeve Surgery, post surgery and beyond. I dealt with the nightmare.  I confess, it wasn’t pretty.  Soul searching right now for me look like kindergarten art.  I had to phone in a...
The Weighted Truth: 2 Weeks Post Surgery

The Weighted Truth: Day 8

The Weighted Truth:  Just over a week in … A blog journey following me as I go through Pre, Sleeve Surgery, post surgery and beyond. Woke up feeling jiggy with it!  High energy and a clear mind had me dancing!  I woke up without massive cravings, spent time...