coreym wrote a blog post 11 years ago
4 months out - 4 months out and down a total of 90 pounds! Woohoo! I'm feeling GREAT about the weight loss and better health! I am wearing a size 18 now which boggles my mind. I'm starting to get...

coreym wrote a blog post 11 years, 2 months ago
two month update - I promised myself that I'd do a blog update once a month, so here I am! I'm feeling great. I've lost about 60 pounds now and I'm more than 1/3 of the way to goal. I'm on a full ...

coreym wrote a blog post 11 years, 3 months ago
One month out... - Well, I'm just over a month out now and down a total of 53 pounds (29 before surgery, 24 since). I've lost 24 pounds in a month- that is really pretty danged awesome! It look me...

coreym wrote a blog post 11 years, 4 months ago
surgery experience - So I promised to come back and tell the rest of my surgery story, but the rest is pretty uneventful! My surgeon allowed ice chips, so I didn't have the Dry Mouth of Doom that yo...

coreym wrote a blog post 11 years, 4 months ago
Feeling pretty human - So I'm 8 days out now. I wouldn't say I feel 100% yet, but I'm feeling fully functional at this point. My energy is kind of low, but that's to be expected. I remember before surger...

coreym wrote a blog post 11 years, 4 months ago
I'm home! - So, I'm home! I got back Friday evening. I'm feeling pretty good. This water thing is SO tough! Its crazy how difficult it is to get in. I think I need to work up the courage to ta...

coreym wrote a blog post 11 years, 5 months ago
Here we go! Its my day! - Woo Hoo! Out the door and on my way! See ya on the healthy side!

coreym wrote a blog post 11 years, 5 months ago
GOOOAAAL! - Pre-op goal that is! Back in December, I decided to set a goal for my self before my surgery date. I really wanted to be below 300, but decided to really challenge myself and make ...

coreym wrote a blog post 11 years, 5 months ago
BIG FAT LIAR - I believe it was my last blog entry where I wrote something to the effect of "oh, this liquid diet thing shouldn't be too tough". I was lying, my friends! This liquid diet is S...

coreym wrote a blog post 11 years, 5 months ago
what a week! - Boy, there has been some drama around here since my last blog entry. Within a couple days of getting my surgery date, my gallbladder started to go wack-o. To make an extremely long...

coreym wrote a blog post 11 years, 5 months ago
A date! A date! A date! - Hahaha! Okay, this is the second time now that this has happened. I feel like I'm going to burst, so I vent all my feelings in a blog entry and BAM! Within minutes the phone rings!...

coreym wrote a blog post 11 years, 5 months ago
Waiting.... - Okay, its day 5 since I got my surgeon's approval. And granted, 2 of t hose days have been weekend days. But OH MY GOSH... if I don't get a date soon I am going to explode. I take ...

coreym wrote a blog post 11 years, 5 months ago
LIFE IS GREAT! - YAY! Oh my gosh, you guys I am SO EXCITED! I got my surgeon's approval today- like 30 seconds ago! YAYYYYYYYY! I am 100% good-to-go for this surgery now. Now I just need to wait to...

coreym wrote a blog post 11 years, 5 months ago
So I wake up this morning... - and guess what the scale says? 299.5 baby! WOO HOO! WOW! I can't believe it. I am never, ever, again going to be a "three hundred and some" pound woman. NEVER EVER AGAIN! I fee...

coreym wrote a blog post 11 years, 5 months ago
RAWR! - UGH! I am such a bundle of nerves right now. I don't know what to do with all this energy, so I'm going to blog it out. LOL Okay, here's my frustration: I finished ALL my lab te...

coreym wrote a blog post 11 years, 6 months ago
PreOp Testing DONE - Whew! Okay, all pre-op testing is officially done! According to the paperwork my surgery coordinator gave me, the next step is a "surgeon review" where the doc takes a look at all ...

coreym wrote a blog post 11 years, 6 months ago
Testing, Testing 1 2 3 - Alright! Another "to do" checked off my list. I went and got all my labs drawn and chest x-ray taken yesterday morning. I tell you what, Saturday morning is the time to go do labs!...

coreym wrote a blog post 11 years, 6 months ago
the waiting game... - Whew! This waiting is getting to me. There's so much hurry up and wait involved in this process. I decided to do the pre-op testing here locally. First I had to wait a few days for...

coreym wrote a blog post 11 years, 6 months ago
I'm APPROVED! - YES!!! I got my letter in the mail yesterday saying that I am approved! I knew I would be, my insurance is awesome as far as WLS goes, but still.... it just felt so fantastic to ha...

coreym wrote a blog post 11 years, 7 months ago
2010...My Time To Shine!! - 2010 is here! This is going to be a pretty great year for me. I can't wait to have this surgery. I'm staying strong with the Atkin's diet. The scale refused to budge for about a w...

coreym wrote a blog post 11 years, 7 months ago
Made it through Christmas! - I think I posted in my last entry that I had started the Atkins diet. Well, I have to toot my own horn a little bit, I am really proud of myself for sticking with it! The day after...

coreym wrote a blog post 11 years, 7 months ago
Dr. Spitz - Well, I met with Dr. Spitz on Tuesday as planned. I thought he was wonderful! He really made me feel like I would be a success story. He seemed to think I was in a good frame of mi...

coreym wrote a blog post 11 years, 8 months ago
I've got an appointment! - Woo hoo! I've got an appointment with Dr. Spitz on December 15! I can't wait to check another thing off my "to do" list. My diet was completely derailed by Thanksgiving and all...

coreym wrote a blog post 11 years, 8 months ago
another step! - Another "to do" checked off my list! Yay! I went to the information session last night. It was great- very informative. Although truthfully, I had already learned nearly everythin...
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Grand Coulee, WA
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33.7
BMI
RNY
Surgery
03/03/2010
Surgery Date
Oct 12, 2008
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