barbccrn posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Yay...Meet & Greet - So excited(would be more so if I hadn't gained weight over past few months) . Who's going????? Make sure we all get to say HI to one another. Can't wait to meet some more locals. S...

barbccrn wrote a blog post 8 years, 1 month ago
Time for making Excuses is OVER...waaaay over - I am literally sitting here in tears; scared to death that I have lost all focus and feeling that I'm becoming one of those RNY failure statistics. I CANNOT get bqack on track......

barbccrn wrote a blog post 8 years, 3 months ago
And CLICK saves my butt...once AGAIN!!!!!!! - OK...I am now officially waving the white flag. I surrender!!!!! It's another 10 days until payday and I seriously have $2.09 in the bank :(  What's worse is that after paying bill...

barbccrn wrote a blog post 8 years, 4 months ago
Do I fight harder or wave the white flag???? - I haven't lost any weight in close to 1 year(matter of fact gained maybe 10-12 lbs). OK...I'm no longer the ideal patient...I am a rebel some days...and I do pay for it by dumping ...

barbccrn wrote a blog post 8 years, 5 months ago
The Ongoing Journey (Never Ending) - While nearly everyone who has WLS achieves some measure of success, some people do much better than others -- and not just in the measure of their weight.   Winning at WLS is...

barbccrn wrote a blog post 8 years, 5 months ago
Happy 2011!!! - Yep. It's almost the middle of January and this is my first post of 2011. My weight has definitely plateaued...OH HELL NO!!!!! Because in my mind...I still have at least 30 poun...

barbccrn wrote a blog post 8 years, 6 months ago
3 years ago...tomorrow...Happy BDay, Ronnie!!! - Totally couldn't let this special day go by without mention(but working tomorrow...so) Happy 3rd Surgiversary to me and Ronnie(the finicky pouch). Still not at goal but the 160 lbs...

barbccrn wrote a blog post 8 years, 7 months ago
FOCUS and don't EVER give in to BAD habits!!!! - OK next month it'll be 3 years since my second chance at life. I feel that this lifestyle change has gotten waaaay hard especially the past 6 months. I wish that the that new pouch...

barbccrn wrote a blog post 8 years, 8 months ago
Yes...I am BACK in CONTROL!!!!! : ) : ) - I am soooo focused and haven't given in to the EVIL carb calling me in weeks. WOOHOO!!!!!!!!  And that's not all. I bought a very inexpensive pedometer and my daily goal is a minim...

barbccrn wrote a blog post 8 years, 9 months ago
Ronnie(RNY)=acting like a 2yo having a TANTRUM!!! - OK..so I have been been making a VERY conscious effort to get back on track with my eating. And Ronnie(RNY pouch) has been acting like a pouty toddler going through the TERRIBLE TW...

barbccrn wrote a blog post 8 years, 10 months ago
Lighting a Candle...think I MIGHT have found an an - All I've been doing in my blog posts the past few months is been WHINING about my lack of will power and eating more CRAPPY CARBS!! I'm making the conscious effort to put the brake...

barbccrn wrote a blog post 8 years, 10 months ago
WE Control our own DESTINY!!!!! - WOW!!!!!! Yet another news flash?????? Of course...we control our DESTINY!!!! So why why why do I sabotage my efforts a GREAT deal of the time??? Seriously...there is NOT one fo...

barbccrn wrote a blog post 8 years, 11 months ago
July in Vegas...105+ in the Shade!!!! - It has been a scorching July in Vegas. Temperatures of 106+ most of the month. I am doing better with my eating. Not doing so good with my exercising or my food logging. OK...so ...

barbccrn wrote a blog post 9 years ago
MAINTENANCE...MAINTENANCE - I NEVER have gotten to my surgeon's(10 more lbs) or my (20 more) personal goals. I'm looking at both and wondering if either are/were attainable/realistic. I still Thank God....

barbccrn wrote a blog post 9 years ago
And the meltdown has occurred... - OMG...and the meltdown happened yesterday. OK it was bound to happen but I still didn't expect it to the extreme that occurred. What started it off...was getting dressed to go t...

barbccrn wrote a blog post 9 years ago
Wow...I'm ignoring my blog - Seriously...I hadn't realized it's been more than a month since I last posted. Bad Barb(slapping my own hands) I've been struggling tremendously especially the past 2 weeks. S...

barbccrn wrote a blog post 9 years, 1 month ago
ACK TO BASICS GUIDELINES - OK...anyone seeing a theme with my entries lately?? I feel like I need to go back to when I was a "newbie"...back to when I wouldn't think of being anything but my surgeon's dream ...

barbccrn wrote a blog post 9 years, 1 month ago
BREAKING the neverending STALL!!!!!!!! - Love this!!!! So....first off I need to give credit where credit is due. Thank you to Pam T. who is one of the most inspirational/supportive RNY veteran. Thank you for keeping us r...

barbccrn wrote a blog post 9 years, 2 months ago
Personal Goal...Realistic or Wishful Thinking??? - My goal weight is 130 lbs...I weighed that in 1980 when I graduated from Nursing School. I have been at a constant 150 lbs for the past 6 months or so. EVERYONE comments that I...

barbccrn wrote a blog post 9 years, 2 months ago
Then & Now - Here is a comparision of what my priorities/loves were pre op and now today. In My Closet... Then: ~Size XXXL scrubs ~Size 26 pants...the few pairs that I owned were all ...

barbccrn wrote a blog post 9 years, 3 months ago
Thank You...There IS a GOD !!!!!!!!!!!! - Now this by no means changes my way of thinking BUT....I really have been beating myself up lately and this article just shows...I have ACTUALLY SURPASSED what would be successful ...

barbccrn wrote a blog post 9 years, 3 months ago
This is HARDEST period yet!! - Another month down. Not losing and for most part maintaining.(give or take 4-5 lbs). Wish my body was still feeling and acting like when I was 6 months out. Looking back...those ea...

barbccrn wrote a blog post 9 years, 4 months ago
Getting settled...Internet Access FINALLY!!!!!! - Moved into the townhouse 2 weeks ago. Finances still crappy(deposits; moving truck; storage) FINALLY FINALLY have internet access. I've missed my puter!!!! Ron has done an UNBELIE...

barbccrn wrote a blog post 9 years, 4 months ago
And the testing(of my ENTIRE life) continues... - OK so 2010 has been a test from the very first day. And there is no rest...the testing just continues in EVERY aspect of my life. ~Financially...OMG...how much can we be tested???...
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