Skywatcher_Dawn uploaded a new photo 3 weeks, 2 days ago

Skywatcher_Dawn wrote Milestone 1 month, 1 week ago

below 300 today!    298 at TOPS weigh-in!  

Now, riding the stepper at the gym!   


Skywatcher_Dawn posted a discussion topic 1 month, 2 weeks ago

My starting BMI was 62 and as of last night is 49.6.... then today, my Orthopedic Surgeon agreed that we can proceed with the total knee replacement that I need so badly. My surgery date is January 9 !! Squeeeeeeeee!!!!!!!!!!!

Skywatcher_Dawn posted a comment 1 month, 3 weeks ago
"You're not going anywhere without me!"

Skywatcher_Dawn posted a discussion topic 2 months, 1 week ago

RNY August 20: my recovery was unremarkable until about two weeks ago when I began experiencing a stomachache at every meal. I responded by checking my eating habits - measuring my portions, eating even less than measured, small bites, chewing, and p

Skywatcher_Dawn wrote An odd milestone 2 months, 3 weeks ago

Today at work (for the first time)  someone said to me "Hey, are you losing weight?  . . . wait a minute, is that why you were off work?  Did you have WLS?"

Skywatcher_Dawn wrote 1 Month Out 2 months, 3 weeks ago

1 month out and I am still amazed to find myself walking down this road which is even less familiar than I had expected.  I am struggling to get enough to eat, especially protein, while old favorit...

Skywatcher_Dawn wrote 10 days out 3 months, 2 weeks ago

I had my post-op appointment today with my surgeon & nutritionist.  The surgeon cleared me medically in all ways.  The nutritionist suggested I increase my protein a little bit as I am just bar...

Skywatcher_Dawn uploaded a new photo 3 months, 3 weeks ago

Skywatcher_Dawn uploaded a new photo 3 months, 3 weeks ago

Skywatcher_Dawn wrote Surgery Day! 3 months, 3 weeks ago

Report time is 2:30 pm, so I am sitting home just passing the time.  Pictures to come, and more to come in the upcoming days!


Kathy S. wrote 4 months ago
Congratulations on your upcoming surgery!? Here are some links to information you may find helpful: We can't wait to hear from you post-op!

Skywatcher_Dawn wrote Sleepless in Pennsylvania 4 months ago

nine days to go.  I'm happy, content with my liver - shrinking diet, and wide awake at 1:30 am...again.  This is the 3rd time this week. I initially blamed it on caffine in my protein drink but I s...

Skywatcher_Dawn wrote Cliff Diving 4 months, 1 week ago

Today my liver-shrinking diet begins.  2 weeks until surgery.

Every step along the way, I have had at moment where it occurred to me that "Shit just got REAL," and today is no exception. 

Skywatcher_Dawn uploaded a new photo 4 months, 2 weeks ago

Skywatcher_Dawn wrote Tick-Tock 5 months, 1 week ago

The countdown is on!

Skywatcher_Dawn uploaded a new photo 5 months, 1 week ago

Skywatcher_Dawn posted a comment 5 months, 2 weeks ago
You look terrific!

Skywatcher_Dawn wrote I got my insurance approval !!! 5 months, 3 weeks ago

That is all 

Skywatcher_Dawn wrote Waiting and starving 5 months, 3 weeks ago

my last nutritionist appointment was June 11 and the WLS center was to submit for.           insurance immediately after.  I am over 90 days  from my start date and have my clearances, finally!  (I...

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