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10 week update | gastric bypass

Bariatric Surgery Update: Yesterday was 10 weeks from my surgery. I feel normal. Normal like pre-surgery, and that makes me so happy. Now looking back, 10 weeks doesn’t seem so long to get back to normal, but along the way it sure felt like it! I’ve lost 40 pounds. The weight has been coming off…

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miss him already

*Jacob made this movie when he started at Williamsburg Academy. He had to create something that introduced himself to the rest of the class. I’ve been crying a lot the last few weeks. One thing I’ve realized since my surgery is that rather than bury my emotions in food, I have to feel them. There…

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all my bags are packed…

… I’m ready to go… Sam and I leave in the morning for Washington D.C. I’m excited and surprisingly calm. I’m never calm before I travel. Three weeks ago Jake and I were packing for our trip to Michigan and Ohio and I was a nervous wreck. I cried the night before we left and…

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days like this

I want to remember days like this. It seems there is always something that has to be done. It is kind of the way Jake and I have lived our life. We work. If he’s not at his job, then we’re probably doing something for Simply b – a photoshoot for a family, or for…

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i am happy

I’m happier than usual lately. This month I’ve been reading the Book of Mormon. My friend challenged me to read it in one month. It breaks down to 17 pages each day. I’ve never read it in that manner before, at least not recently. Typically it’s a chapter a day, or the study of a…

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one thing at a time buddy

When Jake and I were first married, I worked as a travel agent at a local tour company in Anchorage. One of the perks of the job was the familiarization tours I was sent on to familiarize myself with the product. Barrow, Nome, Kotzebue, the Arctic Circle, Denali, river rafting, glacier cruises, I saw it…

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