Winnie_the_Pooh accomplished a goal 6 years, 5 months ago
To be able to shop in a regular department store.

Winnie_the_Pooh posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
My eyesight improved! - I am just over 1 1/2 years post surgery.  The last time I had my eyes checked was about 2 months post op.  The doctor starts looking at my preliminary eye exam tests given by th...

Winnie_the_Pooh posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
Approved for Plastic surgery! - My insurance company approved my panni.  I am having my bat wings clipped while I am at it.  I will have to pay for that but it is well worth it. 2/12/13 is the magic day.  ...

Winnie_the_Pooh posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
I just made carrot chips and sweet potato chips - I bought some carrot chips and sweet potato chips at  a health food store last month.  I wanted something crunchy that was healthy.  Also I am not getting my veggies in. They were ...

Winnie_the_Pooh filled out the ObesityHelp and You Survey! 7 years, 2 months ago
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Winnie_the_Pooh wrote a blog post 7 years, 4 months ago
1 Year Anniversary - This year really went fast.  Yesterday I had my 1 yr. follow-up appointment with my surgeon.  I met with the dietitian and the nurse practioner first.  All were thrilled with my pr...

Winnie_the_Pooh wrote a blog post 7 years, 5 months ago
My clothes are too big! - Although I love to shop,  spending money on new clothes so often is difficult for this frugal accountant.  I have learned which Goodwill stores close to where I live and work have ...

Winnie_the_Pooh wrote a blog post 7 years, 5 months ago
Change in exercise program - In January I started zumba.  I loved it.  But it was tough on my knees.  I tried wrapping.  Still my knees were giving me trouble.  I knew this was a possibility.  Since it was bet...

Winnie_the_Pooh posted a comment 7 years, 5 months ago
Very cool. Isn't she married to Al Roker who had RNY.

Winnie_the_Pooh wrote a blog post 7 years, 6 months ago
Bold comments/questions - There is a lady in my office who repeats everything.  As long as you know that going in and not tell her anything that you don't want posted on the billboard on the busy expressway...

Winnie_the_Pooh wrote a blog post 7 years, 6 months ago
10 month (almost) update - It has been over 2 months since I posted.  I guess I better update what is going on. I recently had a follow-up sleep study about a week ago.  I am hoping that the doctor  tells...

Winnie_the_Pooh posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
"How much have you lost" - I am continually surprised by people (usually ladies at church or co-workers) that I don't know that well who will come up to me and ask how much I have lost.  I usually say thanks...

Winnie_the_Pooh wrote a blog post 7 years, 8 months ago
Zumba update - I went to Zumba classes 3 times a week for 2 weeks.  I really like it.  Each class is taught by someone different.  The problem is that my bad knee has started to bother me.  This ...

Winnie_the_Pooh wrote a blog post 7 years, 9 months ago
Zumba - I decided that I needed to get serious about exercise in the new year.  So on Monday,  January 2nd I went back to the YMCA to exercise.  My 18 YO daughter went with me.  We spent 3...

Winnie_the_Pooh posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
ZUMBA! - I went to the Y today and took a zumba class.  I loved it.  I was probably one of the oldest there but not the heaviest (would have been 91 lbs. ago. I could keep up pretty well...

Winnie_the_Pooh posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
Happy New Year! - Happy New Year to all the June post ops.  I hope you are all doing well! I am truly happy the holidays (and Christmas cookies) are over. It is time to get back on track with exer...

Winnie_the_Pooh wrote a blog post 7 years, 9 months ago
Happy New Year 2012 and recent holidays - It's been a while since I added to my blog so I thought I should add a post. I went to my 6-month appointment in December and it went well.  I am down 91 lbs. and the nurse prac...

Winnie_the_Pooh wrote a blog post 7 years, 10 months ago
My first Post-op Thanksgiving - Today begins the holiday season of non-stop food.  Hmm..... this year should be interesting. Actually, Thanksgiving is usually not that bad for me.  It is one meal on one day.  Un...

Winnie_the_Pooh posted a comment 7 years, 11 months ago
Looking good, girl!

Winnie_the_Pooh wrote a blog post 7 years, 11 months ago
5 months out - Tomorrow I will be 5 months post op.  I went to my PCP last Thursday for the first time after surgery.  She is so excited.  I am off all my diabetes meds and my last A1c was 6.1 ...

Winnie_the_Pooh wrote a blog post 7 years, 12 months ago
New (to me) clothes - I just got back from visiting my sister in another state.  She has always been smaller than me (still is).  She has been losing weight too and gave me a bunch of clothes.  She had ...

Winnie_the_Pooh wrote a blog post 7 years, 12 months ago
I can eat chicken!! - I went to visit my sister in another state.  I flew down and back with my mom.  We had a lay over each way to be able to fly into a smaller airport close to my sister.  The In'tl a...

Winnie_the_Pooh wrote a blog post 8 years ago
Sleep Apnea follow-up - Today I wen to see my doctor that tests for sleep apnea.  He asked how my C-pap machine was doing.  I said I wasn't using it.  If I did start out with it on it came off after I fel...

Winnie_the_Pooh wrote a blog post 8 years ago
3 Months - Although I am a little over 1 week past 3 months,  I had my 3 month appointment yesterday. I met with the nurse practitioner.  All seems well.  I am down 74 lbs (including 30 fr...

Winnie_the_Pooh wrote a blog post 8 years ago
Bod Pod - Well,  My BMI is now 39.9 which means I am obese.  Not extreme morbidly obese,  not morbidly obese,  just obese. I started this process with a BMI of 50.  This is very exciting.  ...
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