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 […]

I’ve Come So Far—-A Celebration of Me

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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 […]

My Beef with 600 Lb Life

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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 […]

Losing Your Regain Attitude

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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 […]

5 Tips For Dating After Weight Loss Surgery

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Dating after weight loss surgery can be a daunting endeavor. For many of us, it is the first time we’ve thought about dating since our surgery. The important thing is that you’re thinking about it and wanting to add dating to your post-WLS lifestyle.  Now that you’ve had surgery, lost weight and improved your health, […]

What Losing Weight Taught Me About How To Treat Obese People

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Once I started to deal with the reality that I no longer was that once obese woman I use to be, and my mind started to catch up to the image staring back at me in the mirror, I started to really notice and see how people in today’s society treat the obese. Sometimes the […]

The Saggy Truth About Gastric Bypass

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So I like to be brutally honest in all of my blog posts because my philosophy is that sometimes people sugar coat things. And if you are thinking of having weight loss surgery it is better that you know the honest truth upfront while you are still in the decision making process. The truth of […]


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