The size mindset 

  So yesterday I went shopping for clothes. Ok to be fair,  I’ve shopping more than yesterday, but this is about my mindset yesterday while shopping. I see the posts all the time in the weight loss community social media about how someone tried on clothes in a new size and couldn’t believe their newest…

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Weekend getaway — FL & GA

I love getaways! Well, I love travel in general and even more now that it’s not so uncomfortable. I fit into an airplane seat with room to spare and trecking through the airport with luggage is no longer a chore. So bring on the weekend jaunts to visit my bestie in Jacksonville. This time we…

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June 10, 2005 – When I became forever changed

Today marks 12 years since I became a kidnap and rape survivor.  Even though I am a survivor, it changed who I was. Changed how I looked in the mirror, changed everything down to my core. Its been a long road to weeks and days without nightmares. I won’t share any details here, today… maybe…

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5/31/17 – Current Stats

Here are my current stats: Highest Weight recorded 10/26/16: 246 lbs Sleeved Weight 3/14/17: 202 lbs Current weight 5/31/17: 174 lbs Total loss: 71 lbs to date

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Catch up…. My surgery 3/14/2017

WARNING: There is a picture of the tummy they took out at the very bottom of this post. Wow, its been a very long time since I have done any blogging.  SOOO much has happened.  My bestie, Love Jeni (you can find her blog here) has been urging me to blog more regular, but I…

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Shit just got real

Just about 16 days to surgery.. Hummm. that was surprisingly hard to type, which is the equivalent of saying it out loud.  The road to WLS (weight loss surgery) is a long one. I don’t think there is a different type of surgery that requires so much pre-op time and tasks (Maybe sex change surgery?).…

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The January EGD ✔️

The EGD experience was the most anti climatic experience this far. I have not been under anesthesia in more than 20 years. I’ve only had one hospital stay in those same twenty years (and that was only for an out of control ear infection. I’m a relatively healthy person (if you don’t include the obese…

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