As I move forward, I am taking care to add tools and craft processes that will support me in well, I should say after surgery. I like to see this as a new start, a completely new beginning... so these are changes that will support me in my new second half of life.. I found … Continue reading Small Accomplishments
Warning:Whinefest. I am in the Bariatric program moving to surgery. I could not wait to meet the team. I expected that they would be experts in weight loss. They would be experts in nutrition.They would be experts in trigger foods, eating behaviors, and the development of healthy patterns. I am seeped in wrongness. I was … Continue reading Expectations
My NP says that food funerals have no place and not a good idea. She says that you never say goodbye to a food, you will simply eat less of it. I see her point and am sure that works for some people. I don't agree and in her saying that makes me feel further … Continue reading Food Funerals
In one week I begin my preop diet. In three weeks I will be rolled into surgery where they will remove most of my stomache and should all go well, my life with change entirely. I have not shared this news with the current people around me yet. I walk silently amongst them, knowing that … Continue reading Surreal
Looking back... I cannot change... nor can I eliminate the dents in my soul..... but with that soul, dented and sad, and deflated... what might it want to do with the time that is left? My soul LOVES to dance. loves to sew loves to work on my house. loves to garden loves to make … Continue reading What do I love?
I have presently embarked on a path towards bariatric surgery. I have had a life with a lot of heart ache, an emotionally abusive husband of 30 years, bad medical care and extreme poverty and worse, I am that person to whom everything seems to happen. Kids have grown and gone, hubby abandoned me for yet … Continue reading To Blog