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Heaven For My Chocolate Loving Self
Thursday, July 02, 2020      6 comments

I just discovered this yesterday and I ate it so fast I didn’t even think about taking any photos to share with everyone. Seriously, this is amazing. I have a huge problem with chocolate. I love it. I miss it. It is my number one binge eatin... Read more
Chicken Salad
Sunday, June 21, 2020      8 comments

Here is another recipe for everyone. I love this chicken salad and have it for lunch a lot. So yummy and not a ton of calories. So easy to make too. Ingredients: 5 pounds of chicken breasts, 1 bottle Light Olive Garden Italian Dressing, ... Read more
Anniversaries and Struggles
Saturday, May 30, 2020      9 comments

So it's been a while. I have a million excuses. I could list them all but at the end of the day life happened. It got crazy. It got busy. It got stressful. I stopped making me a priority and made my to do list my focus. The saving grace t... Read more
I’m Free - Panniculectomy Surgery Update 6 Weeks PO
Thursday, March 12, 2020      7 comments

I went to my surgeon’s office yesterday for my 6 week follow up (6 weeks technically isn’t until Friday) and he gave me the all clear to get back to my life. No restrictions. I was practically bursting to get back to working out so that is wha... Read more
Foil Wrapped Roast Beef Sandwiches
Wednesday, February 26, 2020      11 comments

Here’s another recipe I make. These sandwiches are so yummy and easy to make. You don’t need to use the sliced roast beef. You could make a roast or round steak in the crock pot, shred it and use that. I call these Foil Wrapped Roast Beef Sa... Read more
Panniculectomy Surgery Update - 3 Weeks Post Op
Thursday, February 20, 2020      6 comments

Woohoo!!! I am finally free of drains! I saw my surgeon today and he removed the last one. I don’t see him now for another 3 weeks. He said he was happy with my healing. I told him if he was happy, I was happy. Still on a ten pound weigh res... Read more
Tuesday, February 18, 2020      9 comments

Today is the day I am recommitting to eating better again. It seems like this is a constant theme here but I think it is going to be a constant theme in my life. Recovery from surgery has taken a priority and my eating habits have slid. I stoppe... Read more
Panniculectomy Update - 2 Weeks Post Op
Friday, February 14, 2020      6 comments

This photo comparison make me so glad I did my surgery. The recovery time was so worth these results and I am only two weeks post op and I have a lot of swelling still. The first photo was taken right before Christmas and the second was taken to... Read more
New Dress
Monday, February 10, 2020      11 comments

I had a moment today in the dressing room at Norby’s. I found this amazing dress and jean jacket that I wanted to try on. In the past a dress like this would not have looked the best on me but I wanted to give it a try. In the back of my mind ... Read more
Panniculectomy Surgery Update - 1 Week Post Op
Friday, February 07, 2020      6 comments

The two pictures were taken a week before my surgery and the last two pictures are one week post-op. I have my binder on and I am still very swollen around my middle but I just have to say, I am in love! This photo comparison has really made m... Read more
Panniculectomy Surgery Update - 5 Days PO
Wednesday, February 05, 2020      5 comments

It’s amazing what a few days of rest and a sponge bath will do for a person. I am feeling a lot better today and more like myself. Plus it felt amazing to wash my hair! I can’t shower until the wound vac comes off which should be tomorrow (Thu... Read more
Panniculectomy Update - 2 Days Post-Op
Sunday, February 02, 2020      10 comments

This is me 2 days post-op (2po.) I have to walk bent forward for two weeks and my back is already killing me. My surgery pain has been manageable. The thing hanging from my neck is for the wound vac. I will have that until Thursday. The two p... Read more
Panniculectomy Update - Home After Surgery
Saturday, February 01, 2020      5 comments

I just got home from surgery. Things went well. I am sore but doing ok. Thank you to everyone for their thoughts and prayers. ... Read more
Panniculectomy Update - Surgery Tomorrow
Thursday, January 30, 2020      8 comments

Surgery is tomorrow. I will try to update but I can't make any promises. I am so excited but starting to feel nervous too. I can't wait to see the results. Please wish me luck and keep me in your prayers.... Read more
The Dark Side of Weight Loss
Wednesday, January 29, 2020      9 comments

I have learned that there are some negative side effects of losing weight. One of those is hair loss. Apparently, losing weight can be a shock to the system and your hair suffers. Mine has suffered. It was falling out in clumps of unpleasantness... Read more

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