Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
I am the girl in the picture... - Quiet as it's kept, your girl Nik still has MANY issues to work out. One of them is believing what I see about myself. So...I do the online dating thing (don't ask me why......

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
OT - Enter at your own risk (skull and crossbones! - I warned you! Ok so long story short, made long: I went to get my monthly pedicure on Friday. You know, the one where they scrub down your legs with the sea salt and do a mu...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
I graduated from obesity!!! - (Not!) But I've seen folks who seem to think that as they settle into their long-term post-op lives. In my final post in my OH blog series, I go over my experience with what...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Now it's getting personal... - My 4th blog post is up on the homepage and as we get closer to my 'surgery age' my insights become a bit more personal. This is stuff I've RECENTLY gone through - or still am!  ...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
OT - The CRAZIEST thing just happened to me... - I am still a bit shaky about it frankly so I'm putting it out there into the universe. So my oldest daughter is turning 14 in two weeks. She wants an iPhone. I'm not buying ...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a comment 6 years, 7 months ago
I write for a living and am generally opposed to big blocks of text BUT...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Nik's "After and After" pic - Every year I have a time honored tradition. I like to embarrass the hell out of my kids with crass St. Patrick's Day t-shirts that are tight fitted. :) (I don't get out much) ...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Food is for fuel ONLY! - ...and other potentially destructive stories we tell ourselves fresh out of surgery. That's the subject of my latest OH blog post. Check it out and be sure to leave a commen...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Single post-op ladies: Would you date an obese man - This question is mostly the result of self discernment. I got asked out by a very nice guy who is very big.  Now keep in mind even when *I* was very big I didn't tend to dat...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Let's talk about soda... - You all may have heard on the news that New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg wants to limit the sizing of sodas in restaurants in New York. His plan to ban sodas larger than 16 oz. ...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
My 2nd OH blog is up! - Just wanted to let you guys know the 2nd in my "What's Your Story?" blog posts is up. This one is about the decision to have weight loss surgery. If you're pre-op, you'll defini...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
On how you can be in the middle of a room of frien - Some of you are my friends on Facebook and so you know for Lent I took a hiatus from personal Facebooking, choosing only to use the site as Bariatric Foodie.  At first I tho...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Where's Nik been? - Or, more likely, with new traffic flowing into the board, "Who the hell is Nik?" I just wanted to pop in and say hi. This has been a BUSY month running the Bariatric Foodie ...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Something weird and wonderful happened to me today -   Please keep in mind when you read this that I am five YEARS post-op and just now getting to this point. And I don’t know how I got here. I don’t credit myself,...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
So you think you're a slow loser? I beg to differ! -   Over on the Bariatric Foodie Facebook Page, I’ve challenged folks to figure out both their % of total body weight lost and % of excess body weight lost. I figured I&...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Well since I did the eating thread...what the heck - Feels like old times! I have decided to take my 13 year old daughter on a "date." I have started doing that, taking each child out individually, a while back. It gives me a ...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
What are you eating/doing today? Wednesday! - Hope nobody minds me starting the thread today.  First off...brrrr! It's cold as a bleepity-bleep outside! Yikes. I am working then coming straight back home. No stops in be...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Um...hi...again... - Ok so I am guilty of "it." It being that syndrome that affects vets wherein life sort of starts happening and we neglect the board. I was the main one to speak out against i...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
Your stomach is not your brain -   I don’t say that to be a smart ass (even though I am, in fact, a smart ass) but to address a broad range of questions folks tend to get around eating. Because it can...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
Protein Banana Bread, anyone? - When life gives you over-ripened bananas, I say make banana bread! But bananas can be hard for us to eat with their high glycemic index. My solution? Protein banana bre...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
Putting things in perspective - So yesterday I was out with my "sisters-in-law" (babydaddy's sisters...best term I have to describe them!) and I felt like I was being snacky that day. I took them to 7-Eleven a...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
I figure since I've been so mean to MacJuicy latel - I'd offer him a yummy protein-enhanced cookie (recipe). And the distinction of being the ONLY poster (in 2012) I've used as a red herring in the subject line of a recip...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
Fail at the right things - That's the conclusion I came to today after an experience with my daughter jolted me. Long story short, somehow (stories are conflicting on how) she came to have a presence on F...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
What's your beef? (Rant Thread) - Back in the day we used to do these daily to rant about stuff that might not fit else where on the board. Life, people who get on our nerves, etc., etc. Today I NEED this ra...

Cleopatra_Nik posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
What to eat for your birthday after WLS (with food - Or at least this is what *I* eat. And yes, I can eat this whole thing (altogether it's about 9-ish ounces of food. At five years out this is a meal!) Get the 411 on wha...
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