MickATL wrote a blog post 5 years, 1 month ago
Sometimes a Plateau Helps - It seems the last couple weeks the scale has taunted me.  Down a few, then up a few. Continuing to bounce between 216 and 220. It's easy to get flustered and impatient. That's what...

MickATL wrote a blog post 5 years, 2 months ago
Choices we make - Today I've already exercised. I find that knocking it out first thing in the morning helps me get going, feel accomplished and gets my heart rate up through out the entire day. 90 ...

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MickATL wrote a blog post 5 years, 3 months ago
Realizing I've been complacent - I've been bad for far too long. Just seeing the date of my last post says it all. It is so easy to revert back to old behaviors. In fact, how can we expect anything different if we...

MickATL wrote a blog post 8 years, 11 months ago
Step by step - I talked to my therapist yesterday about decreasing my meds. She was actually pretty supportive. When I went through some of the issues I've had, the weight graph from fitday that ...

MickATL wrote a blog post 8 years, 11 months ago
It was my back - It has been quite a while since I have posted on my blog. Normally, when I am not actively posting on my OH journal, it's not a good sign. By that, I mean I am usually not actively...

MickATL wrote a blog post 9 years, 3 months ago
My worst enemy and best friend is me - I saw my therapist yesterday and we talked about my eating. Of course, she and I both feel like there is some emotional connection between the desire to eat and doing it. There are...

MickATL wrote a blog post 9 years, 3 months ago
Back from Alaska - Jack and I took a 7 day cruise to Alaska. It was such a beautiful place but I have to say tempting foods are a real challenge for me. Just because you can, doesn't mean you should....

MickATL wrote a blog post 9 years, 5 months ago
Back from Vermont - The wedding was really wonderful. Vermont is such a beautiful state. It's very quaint and the people warm and inviting. I can't believe just how open they were. There's not a big g...

MickATL wrote a blog post 9 years, 6 months ago
Almost a week - In just under a week I'll be married! Yesterday, Jack and I went to Macy's and picked out our outfits. White linen pants and blue button shirts. We're flying to Vermont and get...

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MickATL wrote a blog post 9 years, 6 months ago
Compliments Carry the Load - We went to a neighbor's house for a bbq last night. It was nice. There were actually several neighbors there. I saw a few people that I haven't seen since before Christmas. They sa...

MickATL wrote a blog post 9 years, 6 months ago
The fine tuning continues - This morning I went in and had another .1 cc taken out of my band. Earlier this week, my surgeon removed .15 cc and today I had another .1 cc. Now that leaves .1 cc additional in t...

MickATL wrote a blog post 9 years, 6 months ago
A slight un-fill should make a difference - I called my surgeon's office yesterday and left a message for his nurse telling her I think the fill I got on Friday was a little too tight. She back yesterday afternoon and said h...

MickATL wrote a blog post 9 years, 6 months ago
So far, so good - This morning, I had some banana (about 1/4) after I ate my yogurt for breakfast. It went down alright. Test #1 - passed. Next, I had some leftover cream of garlic soup that Jack ma...

MickATL wrote a blog post 9 years, 6 months ago
One more day of liquids - Yesterday I was on liquids for the day and today I'm doing more of the same. Carnation Instant Breakfast for breakfast and some yogurt for lunch. Doing pretty good. Jack is going t...

MickATL wrote a blog post 9 years, 6 months ago
A fill is a fill is NOT a fill - Just got home from my fill appointment with my surgeon. He said everything looked great (always good to hear). Then he said that he thought I looked terrific, "Michael, you look li...

MickATL wrote a blog post 9 years, 6 months ago
The Party Is Over - I am sitting here waiting to have my fill. Thoughts are swirling in my mind. Mostly, I have needed this for a while. Will my surgeon agree? It has been over a year since I have see...

MickATL wrote a blog post 9 years, 7 months ago
Restaurant Calculators - With the new national healthcare legislation that has passed, restaurants will be required to put fat-grams and calories on menus so people will know exactly what they are putting ...

MickATL wrote a blog post 9 years, 7 months ago
Change the mind and the body will follow - For some reason I find myself standing in the pantry late at night again. It will be 3 years in June since I've had my surgery. I guess some things never change. Well, maybe they d...

MickATL wrote a blog post 9 years, 7 months ago
"You look great" feels great! - Friday night, Jack and I went to a local eatery to meet up with a club we're in. They were doing a "Beer Bust" fund raiser for a no kill animal shelter here in Atlanta. Our club do...

MickATL wrote a blog post 9 years, 7 months ago
Working in the yard doesn't always work - With the weather being so nice, I have been trying to get outside and get my yards back in shape. Last week, I cut down a few small trees that have been growing around a large oak ...

MickATL wrote a blog post 9 years, 7 months ago
When the cat's away, the fat mice play - Jack had to go to Philadelphia for a business trip yesterday. I dropped him off at the airport yesterday and got myself busy with different things. For some reason, I felt the need...
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Tucker, GA
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06/18/2007
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Jan 04, 2007
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