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,...