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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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bypass catch-up

I keep meaning to write updates about my surgery – but I keep getting distracted. I have written a couple incomplete posts though… 4.28.13 Today I’m 11 days post surgery. I figured I’d do a little update for those who were interested on how things have been going. My pain was mostly gone within the…

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mother’s day

Happy Mother’s Day! I went to church today for the first time since surgery. It’s a glorious day here in Florida. Perfect temperature with that kiss of humidity. Dang I love it here! I feel normal again (mostly). I’ve found that I have enough energy to get through the day, but thats it. Bed by…

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but then

I’ve written 770 posts since I started this blog in 2008. I wish I were better at categorizing them. If I time I would go through them and sort, file and cross-reference each post. All neat and tidy like. But seriously? Who has that kind of time? Instead my OCD twitches just a bit while…

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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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extreme measures

I’ve given quite a bit of thought to what I want to write here. I am not asking permission, the deed is already done. I’m not asking for your opinion. I actually don’t care (on this particular matter). But if you’re curious about what’s going on in my life, or if you want to support…

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