artroxy blue posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
Almost 13 months out - Hello everyone! It's been SUCH a long time since I've been on here, so I'm checking in.  As my headline states, almost 13 months out and I couldn't be happier with my pr...

artroxy blue wrote a blog post 7 years, 6 months ago
10 months out and I'm still going - Well, I just passed my 10 months out from surgery a couple of weeks ago, and realized I didn't post on here--shame on me!   I've been busy settling into my new job, and now...

artroxy blue posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
Morning exercisers? - Hey there! Who here is a morning exerciser? I was doing mornings before going back to work, but I haven't gotten into a good groove. I thought I had it worked out, but nothi...

artroxy blue posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
Size 12 shorts? Why, yes! - I'm in utter disbelief that I wore size 12 shorts today! Woo hoo! I haven't worn anything that size since I WAS 12, so it's a bit of a surreal moment on this journey. And...I'm ...

artroxy blue posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
9 months out - I can't believe I didn't post on my 9 months out. Haha! Guess I've been a little busy between work, trying to squeeze in some exercise and doing mom stuff. I did get a little si...

artroxy blue posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Pulled scar tissue on right side? - The past few days it feels like I pulled the scar tissue on my right rib cage near the incisions. Not sure if its from constipation or something else? I feel fine otherwise at a...

artroxy blue posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Stomach flu - Our house has been ravaged by a nasty stomach flu, and I'm the last one to get it. What suggestions do you all have for getting fluids in? I tried plain ginger tea, and while it...

artroxy blue posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Say what? - Today, I was at Old Navy, getting some things for my daughter and some work pants for me. Well, I spotted their dresses, and decided to try them on. SIZE 14/L, folks. Shut. ...

artroxy blue posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
Argh! The dreaded plateau...and Hunger Attacks! - Well, I've been hovering at the same weight for a few weeks now, and it's frustrating! LOL I know this is probably a point where my weight loss slows but ill lose inches instead, b...

artroxy blue posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
8 months out today - Yowza! Time flies when you're having fun. ;) I'm 8 months out today, AND I'm no longer obese! Woo hoo! Now I'm just Overweight according to my BMI. I'll take it--haha! I'm still...

artroxy blue posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
New wardrobe and new job! - I didn't get a chance to update you all, but I did get the job at the company my friend works for! Woo hoo! I'm excited about going back to work, and we also managed to find a d...

artroxy blue posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
7 months today! Woo hoo! - Well, seven months have FLOWN by! It has definitely been an interesting experience so far, and so glad I did. Down 108lbs. in 7 months? AMAZINGBALLZ! 

artroxy blue posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
6 month follow-up - Woo hoo! Everything is looking good. No more B1 for now, and I can cut back on the Vitamin D3. My iron was a little low, but MUCH higher than at my 3 month appointment. I've jus...

artroxy blue posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
Yay! I sort of dump! - There was some leftover frosting from my daughter's cupcakes, and I decided to try it out. I had a huge spoonful of it, and knew that wasn't a good feeling. Dizziness set in, th...

artroxy blue posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
Lactose intolerance is NO JOKE! - Man, that's the last time I forget to bring some Lactaid with me! I've been in a gassy, grumbly belly hell for hours now. Ouch! 

artroxy blue posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
Dropping sizes - So, I'm preparing for my interview, and had to go buy an outfit for it. I went to Kohl's today, not really knowing what size I am. I tried on a few things, and I'm a 16 again! (...

artroxy blue wrote a blog post 7 years, 11 months ago
Some changes on the horizon - Hope everyone reading this is well! I'm in the process of going back to work--woo hoo! A friend let me know about an opening at his company, so now we're scheduling an inter...

artroxy blue posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
Weight rebound - I'm curious for those who are 1 1/2+ years out, how much did you regain when you hit that "rebound"? I'm just wondering because everyone is different, so I know no two experienc...

artroxy blue posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
My butt looks like a sharpei's face... - What the heck? LOL I'm doing a lot of work back there, but the excess skin is making it look so sad. I guess I need to save my pennies for some plastics. I knew my arms might ne...

artroxy blue posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
I may have a new job! Woo hoo! - A friend let me know his company is looking for another customer service person, and I may have the job! I'm so excited to be among adult conversation again, but a little sad ab...

artroxy blue wrote a blog post 7 years, 11 months ago
Crazy Gym Lady at 6 months out! - Haha! I don't think I ever would have considered myself a Crazy Gym Lady last year when I started the process, but that's one of the bright sides of my surgery. My friends affec...

artroxy blue posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
6 months out today! - Well, I'm just checking in at my 6 months out from surgery. I'm down almost 100 lbs. (that pesky 0.1 lb. hasn't gone anywhere yet! LOL). I'm so glad to have that under my belt b...

artroxy blue posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
Finally hit ONEDERLAND! - I'm two days shy of my 6 month surgiversary, and I finally hit ONEDERLAND! I haven't seen that number since senior year when I stopped weighing myself. LOL AND, I only need anot...

artroxy blue posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
No dumping... - Well, I don't dump. I've had some things over the last month, and nothing happened. It's kind of a bummer, but I just have to be extra vigilant about keeping sugar under control...

artroxy blue posted a discussion topic 7 years, 12 months ago
"So, what are you doing to lose the weight?&q - On Saturday, I stopped in at my SIL's salon. One of the girls working there is losing weight "the old fashioned way", and asked me what I was doing to have such amazing results....
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