hopeful9 wrote a blog post 9 years, 5 months ago
focus - Hi everyone, It's almost may.  I'm a year out on May 11th.  I'm down 125 pounds.  I was down 118 at the beginning of the year.  Can you say 'loosing focus and pushing the boundr...

hopeful9 wrote a blog post 9 years, 11 months ago
Halloween - It's been a long while since I blogged.  First off I have to say that I feel much, much better.  I found a new job and I have to run up and down a full flight of stairs about 5 t...

hopeful9 wrote a blog post 10 years, 4 months ago
3 weeks post op - It's been a while so here goes!!  I had my surgery and must say it was harder than I thought it would be.  2 nights in the hospital that I don't remember much of.  I do remember be...

hopeful9 scheduled a RNY for May 11, 2010. 10 years, 5 months ago
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hopeful9 wrote a blog post 10 years, 5 months ago
six more days!! - May 5Th, 2010 Hey everyone.  I have made it through 5 days of my pre-surgical diet.  I have done really well, OK, the first 2 days I felt like dog-doo.  Man, the headache the end ...

hopeful9 wrote a blog post 10 years, 5 months ago
My Liquid 10 days starts tomorrow!! - Hey all, It's April 30th, 2010.  I'm starting my liquid liver shrinking diet tomorrow.  I can't believe I have a question.  I thought I had asked and learned the answer to every p...

hopeful9 wrote a blog post 10 years, 6 months ago
2 weeks til surgery - I can't believe it's going to happen!  I've been nervous about the surgery and having trouble saying good bye to foods.  Foods I normally don't even eat.  I'm investigating that I ...

hopeful9 wrote a blog post 10 years, 6 months ago
Used Clothing Sale - Today I went to my support groups clothing sale.  I bought 3 pair of jeans, I currently wear a 26 or 28 and I bought one in a 26,24,and 22.  I also got a pair of shorts in a 20.  I...

hopeful9 wrote a blog post 10 years, 6 months ago
WTH new scale - I thought I'd better have a scale for home.  My sister has a fancy one that measures fat, H2o,and such. She can't read the display and offered it to me.  Well the dang scale is sma...

hopeful9 wrote a blog post 10 years, 6 months ago
I'm a couple of days post setting surgery date - April 14, 2010 I had an emotional day.  I was way up after support group Monday and now today I emotionally pooped out.  I was a slug most of the day, ate pretty well and now feel...

hopeful9 wrote a blog post 10 years, 6 months ago
It was an approval letter and I have a date - I just scheduled my surgery.  May 11Th.  The day before my oldest boy turns 18.  I expected the news of approval and ensuing surgery to make me feel really happy and excited!  I fe...

hopeful9 wrote a blog post 10 years, 6 months ago
approval letter, I think? -   I got my letter from BC/BS of Illinois.  It says I meet the criteria and that they cover the RNY but then there is all of this legal mumbo-jumbo that it doesnt' necessary pay unl...

hopeful9 wrote a blog post 10 years, 6 months ago
Meeting support group friends - It's April 10th and I'm meeting with 2 friends I met at my support group meeting. We are meeting for lunch.  I am so grateful for these ladies.  We are all at about the same stage ...

hopeful9 wrote a blog post 10 years, 6 months ago
Paper work just went in - All of my paperwork went in on Good Friday, so now I wait....I've had a really tough time with my eating the last couple of weeks.  That whole dang "I'll never have that again" m...

hopeful9 wrote a blog post 10 years, 7 months ago
avatar picture - This pic is 20 years old...but it is the only one of me on my computer!!  In this pic I weighed 235 ish.  I'm about 90 pounds heavier and 20 years older.  I'll figure out how to ge...

hopeful9 selected a surgeon: Amir Heydari, M.D. and left a testimonial. 10 years, 7 months ago
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05/11/2010
Surgery Date
Dec 29, 2009
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