Monthly Archives: January 2012

Day 2 of Liquids – another hectic day

I am SLAMMED at work right now.  yesterday I worked 9:15 AM to 6:30 PM and today I worked 8:15 AM to 6 PM.  Until I go out on leave for my surgery, it's probably going to be like that … Continue reading

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Liquid diet day 1 – Take 2

Today is the start of my two week liquid diet, again. At least this time I know my surgery is scheduled and all set. I got a letter from my insurance company stating that the surgery had been approved.  That … Continue reading

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Got reminded how hard I work to get where I want to be

On Monday night I had a conversation with a friend about another friend. One of my friends can be a little hard to be with right now.  She is obviously going through a hard time and needs some help, but … Continue reading

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It’s almost liquid diet time!

Life has been stressful lately and I haven't had much time to write. Here is the appointment schedule: 2/2 Preop with surgeon 2/3 Physical with PCP (coincidental, but good timing) 2/6 Presurgery testing 2/13 Surgery 2/28 Post op appointment with … Continue reading

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“The Fat Trap” from The New York Times

I was at my therapist today and she suggested this article to me. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/01/magazine/tara-parker-pope-fat-trap.html?pagewanted=all It's very interesting to read how losing weight often changes our bodies and actually can make it harder to maintain that loss. My therapist gave me … Continue reading

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Tried to go back to exercising last night

I've been dealing with some lower back/right hip pain since mid December.  It's not the first time I've dealt with this and it just sucks. Things were starting to feel good again though so I tried Aqua Zumba.  As water … Continue reading

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Why can’t I let things go?

Why it is when something slightly to majorly negative happens to me, I play in my head over and over again and continue to beat myself up? Why is it that even when I've had discussion with a person that … Continue reading

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