kimberly_gr posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
OT--I'm still around - I just wanted to let you guys know I'm still around and read this forum most days.  I can't post at work, and don't get much of a chance to post in my evenings. I have a new pup...

kimberly_gr posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
Agony and Ecstacy of Bra Shopping - With my weight loss I've had to buy a whole new wardrobe from a swimsuit to new winter coat. Strangely though, I only bought 1 new bra, and only did it because I needed a strapless...

kimberly_gr posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
Hot Dogs - Ok, I know hot dogs sounds like a bad for you food, but even before WLS, I would have turkey dogs, on a light bun, and it really wasn't that many calories. I've tried having the...

kimberly_gr posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
Happy New Year!!! - Since we're spending a quiet (translates to boring) evening at home, I thought I'd send a shoutout to all my compadres here on the message board. I'm reflecting on this last yea...

kimberly_gr posted a discussion topic 8 years, 8 months ago
One-year Out Update (Long) - I'm actually a little past that one-year anniversary, and have not been posting till I sifted through some stuff in my mind. So far I'm not doing bad. I'm not one of those peopl...

kimberly_gr posted a discussion topic 8 years, 9 months ago
Too-small Boots - I'm having some frustration because I've lost 85 lbs, am at least a size 6, weight just 130 lbs, and I still can't get a great pair of boots to fit around my calves. Yesterday I...

kimberly_gr posted a discussion topic 8 years, 9 months ago
Knuckling Down - I've been struggling the last 2 months with only having small weight loss and I'm still a ways from goal. So I decided to be honest with myself and realized I was eating some sl...

kimberly_gr posted a discussion topic 8 years, 9 months ago
An About Face - I know many of you enjoy shopping at the Goodwill or Salvation Army for recycled clothes.  I've tried my local Goodwill store, but haven't had any luck in finding things. Now I ...

kimberly_gr posted a discussion topic 8 years, 10 months ago
Premier Protein Bars? - This might be old news, but I was in Sam's Club today and saw Premier Protein bars.  I was pleasantly surprised until I read the label. Although each bar has 30g of protein, jus...

kimberly_gr posted a discussion topic 8 years, 10 months ago
Snacks - I have RH.  I had it even before surgery, but my surgery exasperated this condition.  To keep it under control I have to eat something with protein every 2-3 hours.  Fortunately I'...

kimberly_gr posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
No Sleep - I'm posting this on just 4 hours of sleep.  Periodically I go through this type of thing.  This time I woke at 4:00 or so because my back hurt. Saturday I have a new bed getting...

kimberly_gr posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
Initial Goal Reached! - My scale told me I am 135 lbs as of this morning.  At my very first surgical consult, the doctor asked me what my goal for weight loss was.  Strangely I had not really thought ...

kimberly_gr posted a discussion topic 9 years ago
OT--Update - You all were right.  I contacted the social worker at the hospital to get the ball rolling on my Mom's situation.  It's looking like she'll go to an in-patient rehab situation afte...

kimberly_gr posted a discussion topic 9 years ago
OT--Can't Fix This--Warning It's Long - Folks, I'm feeling stressed out to the max right now, and I don't mean to be a drama queen, but I've got to lay it out to get it off my chest. My Mom is ill in the hospital righ...

kimberly_gr posted a discussion topic 9 years ago
How'd that happen? - I've been very strategic as I've lost sizes and hit clearance sales to get super buys.  Even when I was still a size 14 or 16, I bought smalls because the buys were that good and I...

kimberly_gr posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
Are you kidding me? - Holy crap! I went to Kohl's with coupon in hand to buy a pair of shorts since I only have 1 pair that still fits.  I first picked up a pair of 10's--too big; a size 8--too big; and...

kimberly_gr posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
6 Month Checkup - On Tuesday I had my 6 month checkup.  My labs looked good (I have a copy to review when I have some time to concentrate on them), and supposedly I'm ahead of the curve on my weight...

kimberly_gr posted a discussion topic 9 years, 2 months ago
New Experience, Not in a Good Way - After work on Friday I decided to do some shopping to get a jump on the weekend.  While out, I went to Boston Market for dinner so my blood sugars wouldn't get too low. I ate mo...

kimberly_gr posted a discussion topic 9 years, 2 months ago
No Longer Obese--Warning--This Rambles - This week I moved from being obese to overweight.  I've lost about 2/3 of my weight loss goal, and I'm feeling good. I'm trying to wrap my head about it.  In a way I have a grip...

kimberly_gr posted a discussion topic 9 years, 3 months ago
NSV and Struggling - First I want to share my NSV that I had last night.  DH and I went to a concert last night.  The theater is old and has tiny seats, but that wasn't a problem for me.  I was able to...

kimberly_gr posted a discussion topic 9 years, 3 months ago
OT--Decision Made - On my white board at work I wrote this quote "Making a good decision now is better than making a great decision too late." My husband and I have been struggling with a decision ...

kimberly_gr posted a discussion topic 9 years, 3 months ago
An Annoyance - Why do people keep asking me repeatedly how much weight I've lost? Random people at work ask me about every 3-4 weeks how much weight I've lost so far. This is especially frustr...

kimberly_gr posted a discussion topic 9 years, 3 months ago
Jeans Frustrations (& Victories) - So I got fed up with wearing baggy jeans that look like I have poop in my pants. Last night I went shopping for a pair that fit. Yahoo! I can wear a size 12 in all of them. A bi...

kimberly_gr posted a discussion topic 9 years, 4 months ago
Post VSG and Sweets - I've been discussing with another member that my desire for sweets has pretty much gone away with VSG.  In fact, I don't even really like most sweets anymore.  This is craziness fo...

kimberly_gr posted a discussion topic 9 years, 4 months ago
Life After VSG Surgery - Often on this forum, I see posts of pre-WLS people or newbies wondering if life will ever be normal.  I'm here to tell you, life can be normal again. I'm 4 months out from surge...
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