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Bariatric Surgery Post-Op: Day 1

Today is Bariatric Surgery Post-Op Day 1. The first day with my new, smaller stomach. I had the gastric sleeve yesterday and so far I can drink about an ounce of water in 15 minutes. Yesterday it was worse. Drinking caused the gag reflex pretty severely. My abdomen is pretty sore and getting up yesterday was difficult. In fact I needed to have someone help me up each time I

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Surgery Day!

Today is the day! It’s surgery day! The day I cut out 2/3rds of my stomach and start a new life. I’m excited for my new life to begin and also a tiny bit nervous about cutting out a good chunk of one of my organs just so I can lose weight. I’ve lost 12 pounds on the bariatric surgery liquid pre op diet and of course that gets me

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Still Struggling!

Ugh, keeping up a weight loss or fitness blog is difficult when you aren’t losing weight and losing weight has been nearly impossible it seems! I keep losing the same two or three pounds each week. Over and over again. It’s so frustrating that I end up giving up. I’m not sitting on the couch eating Oreos watching reality TV yet (I’m still kicking ass on my Fitbit with over

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Small Weight Loss Successes

Small weight loss successes can lead to hitting your long term weight loss goal. I know this. I know it’s better to lose weight slowly than to go on a crash diet and lost it quickly only to gain it back when I can’t maintain the crash diet any longer. I know this. And yet I want to see fast weight loss results when I lose weight. The more I

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