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Dream House

Would you rather live in the city in the middle of everything or in the outskirts of town on a couple of acres of land?  No yard maintenance, or a field of gardens? I love where I live, but I think I would love to be elsewhere.  Just dreaming of a place where people don’t… Continue reading Dream House

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Wednesday was my mother-in-law’s birthday.  She turned 76.  David’s brother was hosting dinner, and had asked for us to get the cake and ice cream.  She likes yellow cake with chocolate icing. I haven’t made a cake in a very long time (like over ten years).  Pies, Bundt cakes, cup cakes or brownies – no… Continue reading Cake

Bariatric Surgery - My Story · Indulgence · Project Runway · Uncategorized · WLS

Project Runway 

I saw the advertisement for the new season of Project Runway Season 16 last night to begin this week.  The show is a definite indulgence for me (and drives David crazy as he doesn’t like it). I usually love this show just on the basic fashion and sewing competition.  This season however, excites me even… Continue reading Project Runway 

Bariatric Surgery - My Story · David's Thoughts · family · Uncategorized · WLS

David’s Thoughts

Hello, it’s David again! Today, I wanted to write about another aspect of my life with Jerry that has changed since her weight loss surgery – food and eating. Now, I know that sounds like an obvious point, and I knew that Jerry’s diet would have to change after her surgery, but I didn’t really… Continue reading David’s Thoughts

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David’s Thoughts

Hi, this is David, Jerry’s husband. She has asked me to put this post together to talk about how her weight loss journey has impacted the people in her life. Well, I have definitely been impacted, so I think I can offer up some observations. There have been two major effects that immediately come to… Continue reading David’s Thoughts

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Sunday Thought

Ecclesiastes 3:6 continued. “…a time to keep and a time to throw away” A lot has been going on this weekend.  We moved Carmen back to LSU on Friday, and Stephen began to move back home yesterday and today. Carmen’s move, this time, has been more permanent.  We took more time going through “keepsakes” and… Continue reading Sunday Thought

Bariatric Surgery - My Story · family · husband · share · thoughts · Uncategorized · weight loss · WLS

Guest Posts

In the next week or so, David (hubby), will be guest posting on his perspective on my weight loss journey and our new life. Obviously the changes we make affect the people around us, so I thought it might be good to hear from someone affected by my changes. Hopefully, we will all be able… Continue reading Guest Posts