Monthly Archives: November 2010

1st class with the 12 week post op cardiovascular risk reduction program

Today, I finally made it to the class I’ve been waiting for, the 12 week post op cardiovascular risk reduction class.  This is where I was hoping to start to meet people that I indentif  with and getting some support … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving, Weekend Away and Monday WI

Thanksgiving was great! I had already planned a bunch of sides that were "soft solids" that I knew that I could eat, but it was so nice to get the ok on Wednesday that I could try turkey. I have hosted … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!

I am so thankful for so many things this Thanksgiving. I have an amazing family and friends. I am thankful that my surgery went well and I am healing well. I am thankful for all of the support that I … Continue reading

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Just finished my appointment with nutritionist and nurse practitioner

It looks like everything that I have been doing is the correct thing.  We went over what I’ve been eating, how I’ve been feeling.  Have I felt nausea? vomiting? etc. My one question for the nurtitionist was, "How many calories … Continue reading

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Finally made it through a whole night with my CPAP

I really try to wear my CPAP every night.  Being a Patient Safety Specialist, I really try to be compliant with everything that doctors tell me to do. I think it doesn’t help knowing that my sleep apnea is so mild … Continue reading

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Met up with some WWs friends last night

For over 7 years I have been part of the weight watchers 100+ pounds to lose community on the weight watchers web site. It has been a fantastic resource for learning about weight loss and of course the weight watchers program. … Continue reading

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I had my surgery three weeks ago today

When I started my presurgery liquid diet, I was 321lbs. The day I had surgery, I was 306lbs. Today I weighed in at 294.5. That is 26.5lbs in 5 weeks! It’s very exciting.  I know it’s going to slow down as the average weight loss … Continue reading

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