Ready4Life14 wrote a blog post 5 years, 4 months ago
Finally in ONEderland - and it feels ONEDERFUL!!  I weighed in on Monday and I'm officially out of the 200s.  I was just thinking. . .It's been so many years since I've been here that it was actually like...

Ready4Life14 wrote a blog post 5 years, 5 months ago
Just an update - I've been doing ok. . .so far, so good.  I am officially 6 weeks post -op as of today.  I've been doing great.  I can tell the weight is coming off steadily.  SLOWLY. . .but steadi...

Ready4Life14 accomplished a goal 5 years, 5 months ago
Get a surgery date

Ready4Life14 wrote a blog post 5 years, 5 months ago
Addicted to the Scale - I can't stop weighing myself!  Although I tell my self, ok. . .I'm going to weigh in only once a week on Friday.  Today is Thursday and I've weighed yesterday and today.  I gotta g...

Ready4Life14 wrote a blog post 5 years, 5 months ago
Exactly One Month Since Surgery (almost) - Well. . .tomorrow is my one month surgiversary.  I had gastric bypass on May 7.  I feel like I'm missing something.  It's almost been 30 days since surgery and I've only lost 29 po...

Ready4Life14 posted a comment 5 years, 5 months ago
Hi Karnita. I just looked at your Photos. You've come a long way. ...

Ready4Life14 wrote a blog post 5 years, 5 months ago
Voicing my thoughts - This past weekend, I was a baby shower.  As I was setting up the buffet table. . . mind you, I was NOT hungry and feeling really good at my scale and the compliments I had been get...

Ready4Life14 wrote a blog post 5 years, 5 months ago
Should I be feeling hungry? I do. . . often - I'm 3 weeks post op.  I feel hungry.  I think about food all the time.  I think about all the food I can't eat.  I envision actually chowing down on some of the foods that I used t...

Ready4Life14 wrote a blog post 5 years, 5 months ago
SO Scared Last Night! - Yesterday evening, I cooked pan seared talapia and scrambled eggs for my dinner.  I had only eaten maybe 3 or 4 bites and was already full.  That's pretty normal.  But then about 1...

Ready4Life14 posted a comment 5 years, 5 months ago
Oh. . .I also meant to mention my numbers. HW 246lbs SW...

Ready4Life14 wrote a blog post 5 years, 5 months ago
Is this normal? - I'm still technically in Phase II - post op.  My surgery was 05/07/2014.  I'm trying really hard to get the daily requirement of protein and water.  It's SUPER hard to get that pro...

Ready4Life14 wrote a blog post 5 years, 6 months ago
Surgery Complete! Catching up . . . . - It's been a while since I've been on.  So. . .here I go from the beginning. Surgery date was Wednesday, May 7th.  My original surgery time was scheduled to arrive at the hospital ...

Ready4Life14 wrote a blog post 5 years, 6 months ago
VERY Emotional . . what am I doing? ? - 24 hours from right now I will be in surgery!  Last night, I put some things in a bag and did some laundry. .. just started preparing myself.  Now, I'm at work today and reading di...

Ready4Life14 wrote a blog post 5 years, 6 months ago
Time is dragging along. . . . - So. . .I went for my pre-op registration on Wednesday.  Did the blood work and the EKG.  Everything looks good and ready for surgery.  I got a call from my 'assigned' nurse at the ...

Ready4Life14 posted a comment 5 years, 6 months ago
One week to go? Congrats! I'm a little over a week to go. My...

Ready4Life14 added a goal 5 years, 6 months ago
Get into a size 10 jeans!

Ready4Life14 posted a comment 5 years, 7 months ago
I'm so emotional right now. My head is playing horrible games with...

Ready4Life14 wrote a blog post 5 years, 7 months ago
SURGERY DATE!! Wednesday May 7th - I got the call today.  I have a surgery date - Wednesday, May 7th.  I actually don't know how I feel right now.  I think I'm in denial.  I just don't believe the process has gone t...

Ready4Life14 wrote a blog post 5 years, 7 months ago
IT HAPPENED ! ! ! - I know I said I'd wait at least the 2 weeks that the patient advocate suggested . . .but. . . I couldn't!  I called the insurance company.  .. . really just to check to be sure tha...

Ready4Life14 wrote a blog post 5 years, 7 months ago
quick follow-up - I was trying to hold out and not call to check status at least until 2 weeks after my Sleep Study.  But for some reason. . .I just found myself dialing the patient advocate this af...

Ready4Life14 wrote a blog post 5 years, 7 months ago
just waiting. . . . - Well, the Patient Advocate told me last week that she would be submitting my paperwork to my insurance company for approval.  She said it could take anywhere from 2 to 6 weeks to g...

Ready4Life14 posted a comment 5 years, 7 months ago
H ccdalady. . .From what I've researched, this reaction is common...

Ready4Life14 wrote a blog post 5 years, 7 months ago
Sleep Study. . . man oh man - Well, my sleep study is tonight.  When I met with the surgeon he said the sleep study is to determine if I have Sleep Apnea.  And if I do, then I'd need a CPAP machine for after su...

Ready4Life14 posted a comment 5 years, 7 months ago
MAJOR CONGRATS TO YOU!! Can't wait until I get my date! Be...

Ready4Life14 posted a comment 5 years, 7 months ago
That is GREAT to have had that much 'control' during that social...
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