AWorkInProgress wrote a blog post 7 years, 8 months ago
Day 131 - 110 lbs lost - It's been a bit of time since my last post.  So far I'm still going strong.  I stepped on the scale for the first time in a couple of months and was really happy with my continued ...

AWorkInProgress wrote a blog post 7 years, 11 months ago
Day 49 - Going strong -  Still going strong, and feeling so good about my decision to have surgery.  I have not weighed myself since my last doctor's appointment, but I am feeling great.  I can walk witho...

AWorkInProgress wrote a blog post 7 years, 12 months ago
Day 38 (55lbs lost) - It's been a bit over a month, and I've lost 55 lbs.  Clothes have been too baggy, and I've had to buy new clothes. I've also been able to fit into old clothes that I outgrew over t...

AWorkInProgress wrote a blog post 8 years ago
23 days post-op (42 lbs lost) - I had my post-op appointment with the surgeon today.  42 lbs lost. That is from my pre-op visit, which was actually 5 weeks ago.  I'm feeling really good about that number.  I aske...

AWorkInProgress wrote a blog post 8 years ago
12 days post-op! -  I'm 12 days post-op, feeling real good.  No pain, and I've actually been walking further than I was before surgery.  And no huffing and puffing!  My pants are already falling off ...

AWorkInProgress wrote a blog post 8 years ago
3 days Post-op! - I got home from the hospital yesterday and I'm doing pretty well.  The surgery went well - 2 hours and no complications.  The incisions seem to be healing well (9 incisions), and I...

AWorkInProgress wrote a blog post 8 years, 1 month ago
Evening before surgery -  So my surgery is tomorrow - I'm feeling great, a little anxious though.  I wish I could just fastforward through the following few days. I'm sure it'll be quite an adventure. Hope...

AWorkInProgress wrote a blog post 8 years, 1 month ago
5 days until surgery - I'm getting pretty close and feeling pretty excited.  I started my 14-day pre-op liver-shrinking diet and I already lost a bunch of weight.  Amazing how much weight you can lose ri...

AWorkInProgress wrote a blog post 8 years, 1 month ago
1st day of 2-week pre-op diet -  Just finished first day of my 14 day pre-op diet.  Wasn't terrible, but wasn't easy at all. I've been daydreaming of all sorts of amazing food I wish I had gotten in before the di...

AWorkInProgress wrote a blog post 8 years, 1 month ago
Completed Pre-Op eval -  Just a hair over 2 weeks to go.  I completed my pre-op evaluation, met with anesthesia, and met with my surgeon for a couple of minutes.  Also met with my surgeon's nursing staff....

AWorkInProgress wrote a blog post 8 years, 1 month ago
Getting closer - So I'm 3.5 weeks until surgery.  Just typing that was both excting and scary.  I haven't been able to lose the pre-op weight I had been hoping to, but hoping to lose at least a lit...

AWorkInProgress wrote a blog post 8 years, 2 months ago
Just short of two months until surgery -  I'm just short of 2 months until surgery. I could not ask for a more supportive wife, or more supportive parents.  And I know my 11 month old daughter is supportive in her own way...

AWorkInProgress wrote a blog post 8 years, 4 months ago
Had pre-op nutrition appointment - Had my first pre-op nutrition appointment today.  Getting anxious but I know that I need to do this.  Still gaining weight, even though I'm trying to lose.  I kind of have 3 good d...

AWorkInProgress wrote a blog post 8 years, 4 months ago
Set a date -  Met with a new surgeon at another hospital.  Decided to go with this other hospital given its reputation and the experience of the doctor.  For a number of reasons, I am not able ...

AWorkInProgress wrote a blog post 8 years, 5 months ago
Gaining weight in anticipation of surgery - In my head I am excited about the prospect of scheduling an upcoming surgery (most likely the gastric bypass RNY).  I am noticing I am eating a lot lot more - sort of like a 'last ...

AWorkInProgress wrote a blog post 8 years, 5 months ago
Had consult -  Weighed in at 419lbs for weight loss surgery.  BMI=64. Ugh.  Highest I've been.  I know I this is what I need to do.  Not looking forward to the upcoming year, but also very excit...
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