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  • First appointment was yesterday with weight loss surgery DR

    7/30/2014 1:41:51 PM, by KAREN91

    I went to the appointment yesterday. I met with the Dr and the dietician. I'm learning a lot from the process. I have started a more healthy diet and better eating habits. The Dr thinks gastric sleeve would be better then gastric bypass. Less invasive and less time on the OR table would be better f... Read more

  • Thinking about weight loss options-surgery ? If so sleeve or bypass?

    7/27/2014 8:57:59 PM, by KAREN91

    I made several healthy choices today. I had 5 glasses of water instead of drinking diet pop. I went on a walk with my daughter after lunch. If I could make healthy choices all the time I wouldn't need surgery. If I did go through the process and have surgery, I'm leaning toward sleeve because it all... Read more

  • Excited about new job but weight gain has me considering bariatric surgery

    7/23/2014 12:00:55 AM, by KAREN91

    I learned even more about dementia and I am looking forward to using my new knowledge on the job. We learned that verbal is the least effective way to communicate with dementia patients. We should greet them with a smile, shake their hand or hold their hand before we talk to them. As dementia pr... Read more

  • Trying again!

    7/11/2014 8:33:49 AM, by SMIDGON

    A lot has gone on in my life since I was last on here! So, I am trying again! Over that time, I gained 5#. Up and down! I have left emotions get the best of me! I finally realized, I am only human. That will derail me right there. I am trying again! Hugs, Janet... Read more

  • One Year, 100 Pounds Later

    7/10/2014 12:28:45 PM, by PURPLEPEONY

    Today is the anniversary of my healthy lifestyle. I can`t believe how much my body has changed in one year! One hundred pounds released forever! I`m only 12 lbs from my goal! If I can do it ANYONE can! Just NEVER give up! ... Read more

  • Learning what it means to be hungry

    7/3/2014 11:00:22 PM, by CLAIREMZM

    The past couple days I've been doing partial fasts. I find in doing so that it's like hitting a "restart" button for my eating habits. It wasn't too hard, especially since I drank water whenever I felt "hungry." I put "hungry" in quotation marks because I realized that I don't necessarily know... Read more