Dear Obesity—You will Never Control Me Again

My Daughters High School Graduation

Dear Obesity: I first met you in my early twenties, after becoming a young mom married to a alcoholic, and that my dear friend is when you showed up in my life. You were a friend I had hoped I would never meet, or have to deal with for almost twenty years of my adult […]

I’ve Come So Far—-A Celebration of Me


Sometimes looking over my journey over the last three years still brings tears to my eyes! One of the things I can honestly say is boy have I come so far. Only three years ago I made the decision to change my life forever and have gastric bypass surgery and start LIVING my life for […]

Great Site for Bariactic Recipes


While doing some research for my blog I stumbled across this great website it is full of flavorful and healthy recipes that have been tailored to suit our eating habits. This site is dedicated to recipes geared towards weight loss patients with the need of  a high protein and healthy meal ideas. Gave me tons […]

My Beef with 600 Lb Life


As most of you know I am huge supporter and fan of the TV Series on TLC Called My 600 lb. Life. For me this show is a great reminder of what my life was like before weight loss surgery. Because so often in life we are so busy living our lives that I think […]

High Protein Snack Ideas-Healthy and EASY


I am always looking for great healthy snacks to include in my meal planning for work, especially when I am gone for 10 hours a day I need great easy to grab and healthy snack options. These are easy snack ideas you can prepare on Sunday to get ready for the week and then you […]

Getting Food Stuck After Gastric Bypass Surgery


I am sure we have all been in this uncomfortable and at times painful situation. You are out with family or friends and all of sudden you realize you cannot swallow that last bite of food because you just felt that sharp pain in your stomach and you realize you have food stuck. This is […]

Relationships after Gastric Bypass and the Pitfalls


So as most of you know I am madly in love with my new husband or as my kids say “mushly” in love with him. It’s true we are very mushy, we hold hands and kiss all the time we don’t care who is around. The best way I can describe it is, feels like […]

Being Compassionate for the Obese


Tonight I had to run a few errands while my hubby slept and one of my errands was running into Walgreens to grab a few items. As I was in the pet aisle getting some cat food for our newest addition to our family I saw an obese woman probably my age struggling in the […]

Losing Your Regain Attitude


One of the traps you might fall into after weight loss surgery is having a bit of weight gain, but how you handle that weight gain will determine if you succeed or fail. So many of the people whom are the similar boat as me and had some weight gain tend to dwell in the […]

Tuscan Pork Roast ~ WEIGHT WATCHERS


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