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I am 55 year old, with 3 children and 8 grandchildren. I moved to Idaho in 2004 from MN. Husband transfered. I love to crossstitch, read, Books on tapes also. Very involved in my church, I love doing family history. I have 3 brothers in varies parts of the US. Enjoy making new friends. I have been over weight most my life. So I am ready for a "New Beginning" May 9 2005 meant with the Dr to start the ball rolling. June 2005 Had all my pre op test and now waiting for a date. June 2005 Dr Podany office called July 25th is my date July 6th Dr office called and there a cancelation my new date is July 11th. I am so excited.August 11thHere its been a whole month after surgery, still trying to eat, and drink what I need to. Had a little problem last week, had to go back to hosp for a couple of days and get fluids. Still hanging in there. 9/28/2005I doing ok have had 2 strictures and survived all that. Losing weight slow, but feeling great, 10/4/2005Had a real wow moment bought a pair of 22 pants expecting to have something to shot for cloths, they fit now, made me feel good. Been trying to write 5 things I am grateful for each day in my peronal journal. Yesterday # 4 was not throwing up, today # 4 was not throwing up yesterday cause today I am. will get better I know.
Been feeling tired, so I thought I would get some blood work done, no news, so I am figuring nothing to bad, or they would call me, and tell me to start taking something, or do something. Tried some of my cloths on to see where I was, quess I need to go shopping, like that a bad thing. A purpose to go yahoo!! Here it is Nov. 10 2005 feeling so much better each day. Finding I can do things, I am down 62 pounds and can zip up and button size 20 pants, still like my shirts big, Had to laugh the boobs that sag, told my husband I would need tuna can wrapppers pretty soon, roll them up tuck them in. Here its the 4th of Jan. Wow where does time fly to. Down 85 pounds and feeling pretty good. Still have some issues with proteins. Started on B-12 shots sure helped with being tired. Wish I could find a job, if I don't soon I am going to have to consider moving back where I use to live and work, leaving my husband here, gotta do what I have to, to be able to have some kind of retirment in 10 years. Its June 17th and I am down 126 pounds who would have ever figured? I am healing from the hernia surgery that perforated my bowel and the 2 weeks that followed. I am getting stronger everyday. Went to Yellowstone for my 5th wedding anniv. And I had a great time, saw bears, elk, bufflo sheep but no wolfs guess I need to go back. Here it is Sept 5th and what am I doing getting ready to have yet another surgery. I just hope this one goes without any problems. I finally am strong enough to have it. So I can go off pain pills. Can not wait until I feel good again. I have a new grandson Gage Thomas born July 26. I am so proud of my son, and the choices he has made for his life. Now that makes #9 grandchildren. I am a very lucky grandma. I am now down 133 pounds. Today I got realeased to go back to work, its the 29th of Sept. This sure has been a long 5 months. Don't wish a perforated bowel on anyone. I am down 130 pounds and wearing a 16/17/18 jeans, large to med. tops. Who would have ever thought. I just want to also tell you how much I love my brothers and my kids, they have been such a awesome support line for me. I am very lucky to have a great family. Well Oct 5th I was in so much pain, I ended up in ER Dr. pulled me out of work, so I out again.
Nov. 23rd Had a nice turkey day, of course I cooked so if I did not like any thing who's fault is it. Still not able to work.
Here its July 2nd 2008 3 yers after my surgery, has not been a easy 3 years, but today only shows if you are patence, things do work out, I was a very tight size 28, and today my size 10 jeans are loose. Hum must be time to shop again.