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Bucket List-Algebra

I can now say that I have conquered Algebra!  I received my final grade of “C”.  I will take it.  I so struggled with this. I knew the material, just really struggled with the tests.  Overall, I did well.  I am so thankful it is done.  The anxiety with the tests was really overwhelming.  I… Continue reading Bucket List-Algebra

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David’s Thoughts

One of the most important lessons I ever learned involved a LEGO kit, of all things. A few years ago, for Christmas, Jerry surprised me with the LEGO Ultimate Collector’s version of the Millenium Falcon (I have always been a huge “Star Wars” nerd… 🙂 ) As I unwrapped the massive box, I was completely… Continue reading David’s Thoughts

5k · Bariatric Surgery - My Story · Goals · Uncategorized · walking · WLS

Ho Ho Hustle Part 2

Ho Ho Hustle 5k is today. The low is supposed to be below freezing, and the high only 44.  Last year was cold as well. It was 35 degrees when when finished. That was my first Walking 5k that we did last December.  I hope to beat my time of 59:43 this year! I DID!!… Continue reading Ho Ho Hustle Part 2

Bariatric Surgery - My Story · beginnings · diet · Goals · new habits · Uncategorized · WLS

Getting Back on Track!

So I have confessed that I have had weight gain the past several months.  Well, back up to 197 is not a good feeling!! I had been maintaining for several months, and as my friend Beth pointed out, maintaining is difficult to do.  At least I haven’t been gaining this entire time. Putting on the… Continue reading Getting Back on Track!

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Distance

Don’t compare your progress with that of others. We all need our own time to travel our own distance. A friend on Facebook posted this today.  A good reminder for me today in many areas of my life.  For me not to get anxious about math, our children and their path, or my weight, or… Continue reading Distance

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18 Months

Wow…it seems like forever ago that I had my Gastric Sleeve Surgery.  Then again, it seems like yesterday.  It is much harder to work at maintaining especially now with my gain of eight pounds. I had my 18 month check up Friday. My doctor was concerned about the gain, as am I.  I do not… Continue reading 18 Months

Bariatric Surgery - My Story · Goals · pictures · Uncategorized · WLS

Head Shots

This one was taken October 2016. This one September 2017. Most days I don’t see the difference in my weight loss especially when I know I have gained weight this past month.  These pictures help.  I know that I have lost a substantial amount of weight.  I know that it wasn’t easy, and I still… Continue reading Head Shots

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Revising My Bucket List

I have been wanting to revamp or streamline my bucket list especially since my weight loss.  To keep myself accountable, I am doing it here.  I am not placing order on the items as when I have the opportunity it will happen, right? Original post in August 2012 – with updates Travel (anywhere)– Just travel… Continue reading Revising My Bucket List