Bariatric Surgery - My Story · frustration · goal · weight loss · WLS


I believe that I have always been an open book.  Probably tell more than I should, but  accepting that this is where I am today and holding myself accountable.  So…I have gained 7 pounds and back to 192.4 lbs. UGH!  I know what I have done to get here. I am not going back to… Continue reading Gain

Asian · Bariatric Surgery - My Story · Chicken · Recipes · Uncategorized · weight loss · WLS

Honey Garlic Chicken

David found this recipe, and I am a big believer in someone other than myself can figure out what to have for dinner.  You can find the original recipe here at The Recipe Critic.  She has a lot of yummy sounding foods to try, and I think I will be trying the slow cooker Mongolian beef… Continue reading Honey Garlic Chicken

Bariatric Surgery - My Story · Meal Prep · Uncategorized · weight loss · WLS

Meal Prep

I am not the best at meal prep.  The past couple of weeks however I have made an effort to cook enough for lunch and dinner to get us through the week.  Dinner tonight with leftover kraut, brats cooked in cider and boiled potatoes.  David’s plate.  Chicken salad with sugared pecans for lunch for the… Continue reading Meal Prep

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

Bariatric Surgery - My Story · Chicken · Recipes · Uncategorized · weight loss · WLS

Dijon Chicken

The day ended like it started, crazy.  So getting dinner on the table was really a miracle for me.  I didn’t take pictures of before or during—completely forgot.  At least I got pictures of the final product. 4 Boneless/skinless chicken thighs 1/4 cup of Dijon mustard 2 T of red wine vinegar 1-2 T Olive… Continue reading Dijon Chicken

Bariatric Surgery - My Story · Recipes · Thanksgiving · Uncategorized · weight loss

WLS and Thanksgiving

I received this from Dawn at … and would like to remind myself that the holiday is okay to eat, but not everything. So…Dawn says: The holidays can be fun, full of laughter & memories, but stressful, and exhausting. The good news is they don’t have to get you off track. Follow these simple strategies to… Continue reading WLS and Thanksgiving

diet · lifestyle change · Prism Diet · Weigh in · weight loss

Prism – 6 Weeks

Today marked my six weeks accomplished (I have used that word more in the past 4 days) with continuing in the program. You can opt out of weighing, but I decided to get on the scale.  I am 11.5 lbs lighter.  I haven’t done the measurements, and need to as my clothes are much looser.… Continue reading Prism – 6 Weeks