Beginning the Journey – “ReLoss”


It's been a busy month since my return to sane medical care - had 2 blood tests, a mammogram, am scheduling a routine colonoscopy and a not routine stress echocardiogram.  ... Started intake a few weeks ago at the medically supervised weight loss clinic my PCP referred me to - The Hernried Center here in Sacramento. …

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Never Say Never Again


I haven't posted in a while - mostly because IF I GET TIRED OF LISTENING TO MY DRAMA I'm sure others do too.  It's exhausting. Yes, I still deal daily with my adult children's chronic mental and physical health issues - yes, I'm still dealing with my divorce... and the resulting anxiety and minor depressions. …

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Head Battles – WLS Journey – 10 years and 6 months later


  Yeah, it's been a while, but as I recently read on one of my favorite blogs, life happens.  And life has been happening. It's a never ending - obesity and head battles. And I am now half way in between the two weights. I often contemplate how I got my head into that  place …

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Non-Scale Victories and Surviving to Thriving


How ever one chooses to do it, losing weight (and maintaining it) is a challenging process.  It requires constant effort - staying on task - being consistent - knowing there will be those periods of time when, try as we might, we don't drop pounds. It is during those times, or even when we ARE …

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Bite It ~ Write It!


Haha! Photos didn't happen.  BUT!  One of the critical aspects of accountability is to make sure that we are journaling our food.  And there are so many awesome on-line tracking sites - I love FITDAY.COM myself - there's a free version that is really user-friendly for tracking food, weight, goals, activity, moods, etc.   It keeps …

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Accountability – Yeah, it’s important.


So, as a number of my WLS peeps do, and maybe for me more than anyone, I will hold myself accountable for what I eat and how I am living my life towards better health and this danged regain! So - yesterday I managed to photo-journal my breakfast and dinner: 4 Jenny Lind Turkey Breakfast …

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Weight Loss Surgery Post Op Stuff


I don’t know how time passes so quickly. Again, almost every day my intention is to post an entry. And then the day is gone. There is much going on in my life – things I want to share because I need to – some of those things I am equally hesitant to share, blogs …

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