Itty Bitty’s Moving


Hello my friends, I am in the process of transfering my wordpress.com blog to my new website http://www.ittybittyboomer.com - please check out the new website, and register there to continue following me while I'm in this strange time of transition! With any luck within a week everything here will be there ... Thank you! The Itty Bitty …

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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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Surgically Altered Freak … And Happy To Be


This is the front of a t-shirt I got at a weight loss surgery convention a few years ago and is one of my favorites!  It wasn't meant as a "dis" but a celebration of our success as gastric bypass post-ops.  It truly was the hit of the conference! That being said, I, as I'm …

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Weight Loss Surgery Works!


As a 7-year post-op roux-en-y (gastric bypass) individual, I talk to pre-ops and post-ops all the time.  I talk about the good, the bad and the ugly with pre-ops. I talk about the lifetime committment to taking care of ourselves with the post-ops as well as the ongoing, never-ending head battles that got us obese in …

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Weight Loss Surgery – The Easy Way Out?


In my weight loss surgery “community” this week there was a huge (and not always so nice) discussion about “traditional” dieting vs. weight loss surgery, and whether surgical intervention for losing weight is the “easy way out”.   The discussion was spawned by blogger Ily Goyanes, Fuming Foodie for the Miami New Times basically stating her very strong …

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Weight Loss Surgery and Regain


I've talked before about my adult-life long struggle with morbid obesity and my gastric bypass surgery six years ago and subsequent 90 pound loss ... and my thirty pound regain. As I did six + years ago in reaching "that point" where I could no longer continue being obese and was sufficiently motivated to take action, I think I have …

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Recovering From The Hurts Of Morbid Obesity– Lessons from Cari …


I read with deep interest the blog of a fellow “WLS’er” – or weight loss surgery post op friend – this last week regarding healing from our hurts.  Any of our hurts … and how it isn’t an easy process … but a process it is. My biggest life-long battle has been with morbid obesity.  …

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