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Are You Happy You’re White?

We were on our way home from after-school care and listening to NPR's "All Things Considered." The story was about President Trump's proposed travel ban. Tobin asked me why the ban was being asked for, and we started talking about religion, race, and ethnicity. That's when he asked me, my bright 7-year-old, "Mommy? Are you happy you're white?" What a question, you guys. Here is how I answered. First, the color of our skin is a complete accident of birth. It happened because of our ancestors … [Read More...]

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jan2017psk

12 Months Post-Op Check In

A year y'all! It's been a year since my Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG)! I am pretty sure I've said this in each post, but I can't believe how quickly time has passed. I haven't met all of my goals for this year, but I am beyond thrilled that I … [Read More...]

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Oh My Word…for 2017

I've never chosen a word for the year before. I've set goals for the year, I've done resolutions, and I've set intentions, but never chosen a word. This year, I set some goals around health, words, and some other things and have been writing them in … [Read More...]

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jan2017psk

12 Months Post-Op Check In

A year y'all! It's been a year since my Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG)! I am pretty sure I've said this in each post, but I can't believe how quickly time has passed. I haven't met all of my goals … [Read More...]

Oh My Word…for 2017

I've never chosen a word for the year before. I've set goals for the year, I've done resolutions, and I've set intentions, but never chosen a word. This year, I set some goals around health, words, … [Read More...]

december2016psk1

11 Months Post VSG Check-In

Hi everyone! Almost a year since I cut out my stomach, I can't believe it! It's been 11 months since I had Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG) and the time has flown. November was a big slow-down for me … [Read More...]

White Fragility and Me

I'm a sensitive person. The thought of accidentally or callously hurting someone is dreadful to me. I'm an honest person, I try not to lie, but sometimes telling the truth hurts people's feelings and … [Read More...]

10 Months Post VSG Check-In!

Double digits since my surgery you guys! I forgot to post last month, so if you were on pins and needles waiting for that, I apologize. Let me tell you, it might be more that I have been really … [Read More...]