Lelia wrote a blog post 8 years, 11 months ago
A huge warm and fuzzy - I was chatting with my adult son [25] a while ago about my surgery and weightloss.  I finally made my goal to weigh less than him.  He said I seemed a lot happier now.  He's right....

Lelia wrote a blog post 9 years ago
NO regrets - I am six months and two days post-op.  I have lost 91.8 pounds.  I am currently taking no medications for health problems.  Life is good.  Complaints?  Nope.  Regrets?  Absolutely ...

Lelia wrote a blog post 9 years, 2 months ago
Funny - I had my first "do I know you" moment last night when I returned to pottery and saw a woman who hadn't seen me since before my surgery.  She opened the door and politely greeted me...

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Lelia wrote a blog post 9 years, 2 months ago
Mirrors - So I walk by mirrors now and I startle myself because I don't recognize the person and it catches me off guard.  It's a perk but still the main reason I had this done was for my he...

Lelia uploaded a photo 9 years, 4 months ago

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Lelia wrote a blog post 9 years, 5 months ago
Alice in Wonderland - So I go through all my smaller jeans last weekend and although some are snug, I wash and dry them to remove the I-haven't-worn-these-in-a-while-and-I-want-them-to-smell-like-fabric...

Lelia filled out the ObesityHelp and You Survey! 9 years, 5 months ago
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Lelia wrote a blog post 9 years, 6 months ago
So glad I made this choice - Tomorrow is my one week surgaversary.  I am so much better than I ever imagined.  God is good.  I have been blessed with a good surgery and an equally good recovery.  So far I've w...

Lelia wrote a blog post 9 years, 7 months ago
My emotions pre-op... - It is almost scary.  I have not feeling of nervousness as I approach this Thursday.  Wednesday night and early Thursday may tell a different tale but right now I've been so busy ty...

Lelia set a surgery date: Mar 25, 2010. 9 years, 8 months ago
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Lelia scheduled a RNY for Mar 18, 2010. 9 years, 8 months ago
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Lelia wrote a blog post 9 years, 9 months ago
Biding my time... - Just taking my liquid, vile, nasty iron like a good girl and actually feeling more energetic than I have in a while.  We'll know whether it works sometime after Februay 16...  The ...

Lelia wrote a blog post 9 years, 9 months ago
Kinda blue... - Due to my low iron levels, my call-back date for surgery has been pushed back a month.  Don't get me wrong, I'm glad there's caution there and I don't want to jeopardize myself in ...

Lelia wrote a blog post 9 years, 9 months ago
Liver anyone? - I just found out I have low iron levels  BUT the good news is they're calling in a prescription for some medication for that. It's just a hiccup.

Lelia wrote a blog post 9 years, 9 months ago
Ticker Adjustments - I keep changing my ticker goal weight.  I'll be tickled to see 200 but I originally thought 150 is a do-able goal.  Then I did some percentage calculations and found that 130 MIGHT...

Lelia wrote a blog post 9 years, 9 months ago
general update - If the psychologist was being open, he says I'm doing this at the right time of my life and for the right reasons and he's thinking my surgery will be in about 6 weeks.  I know any...

Lelia wrote a blog post 9 years, 9 months ago
So happy I could burst! - MY RE-PAP FROM MY PREVIOUS WONKY PAP JUST CAME BACK NORMAL!  WHOO-HOO!  HAPPY DANCE! That's one hurdle I just cleared.

Lelia wrote a blog post 9 years, 9 months ago
Consultation - Friday a.m. is my appointed time for my consultation.  It seems like it has taken forever to get here but that's good in a way.  I've had plenty of time to think...and think...and ...

Lelia wrote a blog post 9 years, 10 months ago
Wonky tests and waiting... - I've never been an extremely patient person but I'm learning to accept things as they come.  I have to.  It has taken almost 48 years to discover that worrying about something will...

Lelia wrote a blog post 9 years, 10 months ago
Friday's Appointment - I love, love, LOVE my new medical person!  [She's a nurse practitioner so I can't really call her a doctor but she's just as good as.]  She was thorough.  She listened.  She asked ...

Lelia wrote a blog post 9 years, 10 months ago
Appointment Tomorrow - Had to change regular Dr's office due to insurance changes.  Will meet my new group tomorrow.  I hope they're pro-gastric bypass...
About Me
Suffolk, VA
Location
25.1
BMI
RNY
Surgery
03/25/2010
Surgery Date
Oct 08, 2009
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