katieem posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
Vent! - I am feeling very angry, frustrated, exhausted, starving and totally unsupported!  Grrrrr!!! Briefly, if I can, I never have felt that I have gotten good aftercare.  My surgeon,...

katieem posted a comment 8 years, 11 months ago
Congratulations, Kristi. You have really done a great job with your...

katieem wrote a blog post 8 years, 11 months ago
Two year bandiversary - My two year bandiversary is coming up next week and I have been thinking about my journey so far.  A summary would be: I lost weight in the first 3 months mostly because I was on a...

katieem posted a discussion topic 9 years ago
Send WendyRaven best wishes! - Hi Folks, My RL friend, Wendy, is having her lap band put in on Tuesday.  It would be great if everyone could send her wishes and prayers.  Thanks! Thinking about you, Wendy!...

katieem posted a comment 9 years ago
Save that shirt and pants to take pictures in later.

katieem posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
OT: Thank you, Jean M. - Just wanted to thank Jean for her expert bra advise.  My daughter, 21 y.o. has always just tried on bras and bought whatever seemed to fit.  But having read Jean bra fitting posts,...

katieem uploaded a photo 9 years, 7 months ago

katieem wrote a blog post 9 years, 7 months ago
Mini goals - 259- met 7/19/09 250- met 8/24/09 244- met 10/8/09 239- met 1/19/10 233- met 6/10/10 229.5- met 6/24/10 223.5- met 8/3/10 219.5- met 10/14/10 213.5 209 203.5 199

katieem wrote a blog post 9 years, 10 months ago
mini goal -MAJOR SV - Today I met one of my Mini goals, #7 in fact.  It was actually a MAJOR goal for me because it means I am finally back to the lowest I have been in 20 years.  I got down to this wei...

katieem wrote a blog post 9 years, 10 months ago
50 pounds down - Even though it isn't one of my mini goals, 50 lbs seems like a big accomplishment.  It has taken me almost 13 months to get here.  And I'm really ok with that.  I said from the beg...

katieem uploaded a photo 9 years, 11 months ago

katieem wrote a blog post 9 years, 11 months ago
One year bandiversary! - One year ago today, I had my lap band surgery.  I couldn't be happier about the impact it has had on my life. I have lost 46lbs.  I feel so much more comfortable in my body and ...

katieem wrote a blog post 9 years, 11 months ago
First meeting with new doc/4th fill - Wow!  So my surgeon disappeared suddenly.  He is on "sabbatical" for an indefinte period of time.  He was part of a large, multi county medical group so there was another bariatric...

katieem wrote a blog post 9 years, 12 months ago
Mini goal update - 259- met 7/19/09 250- met 8/24/09 244- met 10/8/09 239- met 1/19/10 233- met 6/10/10 229 223 219 213 209 203 199

katieem wrote a blog post 10 years ago
Preparation for one year surgeon's appointment - Today I requested an appointment for my one year check up with my surgeon. I have been thinking about what I will tell him and what I want from him.   Here's the state of my ban...

katieem wrote a blog post 10 years, 1 month ago
Eating when I'm hungry - Eat when you are hungry, stop when you are full.  I learned this from Geneen Roth in about 1980 when she was living in my town and doing Feeding the Hungry Heart support groups.  B...

katieem wrote a blog post 10 years, 2 months ago
9 month report - Today is my 9 month bandiversary.  I have lost 40 lbs (5 in the last 3 months) I have lost 22 inches (4.5 in the last 3 months) I have lost 3 pants sizes (1 in the last 3 mon...

katieem wrote a blog post 10 years, 2 months ago
Success - Someone posted the question: What does success mean to you? Wanted to save my answer here and refer back to it and maybe expand on it. I think that success for me means: S...

katieem wrote a blog post 10 years, 4 months ago
Buckling down - I am 7.5 months out and have lost 36.5 lbs.  That's 1.14 lbs per week.  And I lost really rapidly (for me) in the beginning.  In the last 23 weeks since my first fill, I have lost ...

katieem wrote a blog post 10 years, 5 months ago
6 month Report - My 6 month bandiversary was on 12/25.  I am writing a bit late due to business of holidays. Here are the goals that I wrote for my 6 month bandiversary. I hope to decrease my...

katieem wrote a blog post 10 years, 5 months ago
New mini goal - 1. 250- because this is the weight I vowed I would never go above.  Never did until 07. 2. 220- because this is below the lowest weight I have been in twenty years.  Got down to...

katieem wrote a blog post 10 years, 6 months ago
Thoughts on restriction (almost 5 months and 2 fil - I am nearly 5 months out and still have no idea what restriction is.  Before fills, I followed the rules and didn't feel hungry most of the time.  I thought maybe I had some restri...
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Central Coast, CA
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06/25/2009
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Sep 27, 2008
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