AustinCowbelle wrote a blog post 8 years, 8 months ago
The Battle of Wills (stomach vs. head) - I did finally go back to work on Friday and made it through the day! It was rough, but only because I wasn't keeping as hydrated and active as I should have been. So, at post-o...

AustinCowbelle wrote a blog post 8 years, 8 months ago
"Please sir, may I have some more?" (IV fluids, th - That's from Oliver Twist :) I finally got approval from my surgeon to go in for IV fluids this past Thursday and my body soaked up every bit of the 2 liters they put in me.  I cou...

AustinCowbelle wrote a blog post 8 years, 9 months ago
Well, I Got That Out of the Way! ("DUMPING") - DUMPING (it ain't perty, folks): refers to the sudden rise and then drop of blood sugar levels. This in turn causes symptoms such as diarrhea, bloating, nausea, dizziness, weakne...

AustinCowbelle wrote a blog post 8 years, 9 months ago
Whew...Weak, but doing well. - I was down to 274 on Thursday morning (surgery day) and am now down to 261. (I was 263 this morning, then at 4 this afternoon, I'm 261, go figure). Definitely loosing a bit too f...

AustinCowbelle wrote a blog post 8 years, 9 months ago
Home at last, home at last. Thank God Almighty, I' - I've not felt up to sitting at the computer to post any updates, sorry. Even the laptop in my lap is uncomfortable, so I need to make this short. I AM home now! Got home by Noo...

AustinCowbelle wrote a blog post 8 years, 9 months ago
What I wouldn't give!!! - To have never denied myself anything I desired (food wise, y'all), this dieting thing is TOUGH! But a great leasson to learn, I know-I know. I'm down to liquids today and tomorro...

AustinCowbelle wrote a blog post 8 years, 9 months ago
Thanks Illinois Family! And thank you EVERYONE - - Getting emails and messages on my FaceBook page, etc. from family and friends MEANS THE WORLD TO ME. I'm not nervous (yet?), just very excited.  Excited that my mom is coming ...

AustinCowbelle wrote a blog post 8 years, 9 months ago
Oh Boy... - Well, I wanted to spend this weekend getting ready for my mom's visit, as she is coming down on Wednesday to be with me for my surgery. INSTEAD, I stayed in bed drinking hot liq...

AustinCowbelle wrote a blog post 8 years, 9 months ago
Final Farewell to Food Dinner (last night) - Well, not really "final", but for a good long while. Oh and was it goooood! Went to Trudy's (Mexican restaurant) and had the fajitas. I also had some chips and 2 tortillas (ba...

AustinCowbelle wrote a blog post 8 years, 9 months ago
WoW! I've lost 5 lbs this past WEEK! - This shocks me because I went to a party in Houston this past Saturday  where I had Mexican food and drank beer or 3.  But, the rest of the days since, I've been a good girl. I...

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AustinCowbelle wrote a blog post 8 years, 9 months ago
1 WEEK TO GO! I'll be in recovery, this time next - I've never really NOT eaten something that I wanted.  If I had a craving, I satisfied it -period. This is a new thing to me to not cater to my tastebuds and they are in full r...

AustinCowbelle scheduled a RNY for Oct 07, 2010. 8 years, 9 months ago
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AustinCowbelle wrote a blog post 8 years, 10 months ago
2 WEEKS OUT ~ OBVIOUSLY, VERY EXCITED! - Excited...but the reality is also hitting me.  NO MORE eating like I use to PERIOD.  And no more eating many of my faves for a long time, if not forever. Today, I have started m...
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