Laurie S. has achieved her goal: Have a baby 2 weeks, 4 days ago
I know I have to wait 18 mos to try - but I want to try!

Laurie S. posted a discussion topic 2 weeks, 4 days ago

Long time member, been gone too long.

Short version - had surgery in 2010, lost 160+, got to onederland. Gained a little back via infertility treatments, still 130# down from highest (holding around 230-240) from 361. Baby (finally!) in 2015 -


Laurie S. wrote a blog post 5 years, 1 month ago
when I logged on I said, "WHAT? Two years since a - HI, all - I'm sure my old followers are no longer following, but I'd love to hear from you!!  =)  It's been a long two years... and not necessarily completely positive.  Let...

Laurie S. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Just back after a long while....and starting with - Hi, all - I'm back.  Been TTC au naturale for the last several months with no success....going back to the RE on Wednesday.  What should I ask? Should we go right for IVF or ni...

Laurie S. wrote a blog post 7 years, 4 months ago
K, life gets in the way - I get it, but it's been - Hi, all! I'm baaaack! It's been a while and with the holidays and all, it's been quite a challenging couple of months.  I will start with my updates measurement wise and weig...

Laurie S. wrote a blog post 7 years, 8 months ago
Another two months? Insanity - but the struggling - Hey, all - Sorry for my absence.  It's been an amazing couple of months - down to 220# and feeling great.  Current stats: Weight 220# Pant size 16 Shirt size L dress si...

Laurie S. uploaded a photo 7 years, 8 months ago

Laurie S. wrote a blog post 7 years, 10 months ago
What a difference 6 months makes!! =) - Well, I just got back from my 6 month check-up @ PMRI (preventative medicine and rehabilitation institute), where they have the weight management program. They weighed, measured, c...

Laurie S. wrote a blog post 7 years, 11 months ago
What a weekend, self esteem issues, BMI update.... - I did it! I can check another goal off my list - I have walked a 5K!  As part of the Relay for Life I walked the 14 laps around the track in the first 1 1/4 hours of the relay.  My...

Laurie S. wrote a blog post 7 years, 11 months ago
100 lbs lost!! =) - It's official.  I'm a member of the century club.  As of this morning, I am 261#, exactly 100 lbs from my highest weight.  What's more unbelievable is that 77 of those are since Ja...

Laurie S. wrote a blog post 8 years ago
I hate my back. - So, I had my PT evaluation yesterday....and this morning I did get out of bed a little easier.....but I started having spasms to beat the band this morning.  I literally went into ...

Laurie S. wrote a blog post 8 years ago
Two BIG clicks..... - This is copy/pasted from my blogspot blog....but I wanted to share it with you all, too!!!  =) Hey, all!! So, I told you all how I messed up my back doing my first Zumba clas...

Laurie S. wrote a blog post 8 years ago
91.5 lbs down - less than 80 to go! - I so can't believe I've lost over 90 lbs since the start of my journey!  68.5 since January 25th!  I'm so incredibly happy......and I'm a shadow of my former self....seriously.  An...

Laurie S. wrote a blog post 8 years ago
Zumba! - OMG, I totally LOVE it!  Went to my first class today.....it was a Zumba-thon at the local YMCA.  It ws a 2 hour class - I made it through 1:15.  That was pretty good, considering ...

Laurie S. wrote a blog post 8 years ago
OMG, it's May! - I am ***this*** close to my 4 month surgiversary and I'm so proud of where I am!  I am 88.5 lbs down, with 82.5 to my initial goal, I'm down 4 sizes in pants and am able to buy "re...

Laurie S. uploaded a photo 8 years, 1 month ago

Laurie S. uploaded a photo 8 years, 1 month ago

Laurie S. wrote a blog post 8 years, 1 month ago
The little things.... - Friends at work did a party for us occupational therapists for national OT month and they did small portion finger foods with me and my new tummy in mind.  Now that's a wonderful g...

Laurie S. wrote a blog post 8 years, 1 month ago
12 weeks out - and what a weekend! - Okay, I have to admit, I was not so good with my food this weekend. I'm sure I got the extra calories my nutritionist wanted, but odds are, she didn't want me to get them this way....

Laurie S. wrote a blog post 8 years, 1 month ago
Almost 11 weeks out.... - Hey, all! Well, it's almost been 11 weeks (I can't believe it!) and I'm loving life!  I've had a couple of NSV's in the last couple of weeks, moreso then scale victories - but t...

Laurie S. wrote a blog post 8 years, 1 month ago
Completely silly, random, and off topic.... - As you all know, my hubby and I are in the middle of moving - sold our house, buying another - may be apartment bound for a while.  In the transition since we put the house on the ...

Laurie S. wrote a blog post 8 years, 1 month ago
Stall officially broken - and Anniversary Celebrat - The scale is now reading 290.5 consistently.  I'm so thrilled.  I'm almost down to the weight I was when I got married 10 years ago.  I haven't seen that number in a dog's age.  ...

Laurie S. wrote a blog post 8 years, 2 months ago
Two month post op appointment with PMRI - So, today was my two month follow up with the weight management department at Christiana.  Everything went relatively well!  I have lost 17% of my body weight, which they said was ...

Laurie S. wrote a blog post 8 years, 2 months ago
Stall.... I guess it had to come sometime... - So, I'm stuck at 295.5 for the last week.  Fluctuated up and down around that number - and I'm a bit frustrated, but I did expect it to come at some time.  I keep telling myself th...

Laurie S. wrote a blog post 8 years, 2 months ago
First flight post surgery! =) - Courtesy of the lovely folks at Air Tran - I have free internet on my flight!  Woot!  =) Anyway - I did the upgrade to business class just because I'm so used to doing it for th...
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