To those who think I cheated by having Gastric Sleeve, First, you're an ass.... and here's my response to you. Is going to Weight Watchers cheating? Are you going to tell those people that they could have saved the $5 that night and stayed home and done it on their own? Are the gym rats … Continue reading You Think I Cheated?
My bariatric team said they don't approve of food funerals. Their argument was that there is no food that you need to stop eating, that I will only now eat it in small amounts. This attitude scares me. It scares me that they have no understanding of overeating, trigger foods or the grieving process. How … Continue reading Funerals
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