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Pinterest Win: Pool Noodle Bed Bumpers

Our 2-year-old has recently transitioned to a twin bed in her own room (as opposed to our bed sleeping between us when a perfectly good crib with a brand-new mattress was right there since before she was even born). Anyway, when we moved into our new house, Tesla got her own room. And since I am familiar with how much she flails and moves around at night, I knew that I'd feel better if there was a bumper on her bed to keep her from falling out at night. Originally, the plan was to have the … [Read More...]

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Shrinky Dink!

Four Month Post-Op Check In

I can't really believe it's been 4 months since my bariatric surgery.  Except that it also seems like I had it last week. Time is weird. April was the first month that I had a substantial slow down in my weight loss. I expected it, but was … [Read More...]

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Hanging Out with Elizabeth Gilbert

Okay, it's not like we were hanging out at her house or anything. But, even though I was sitting in a group of hundreds of women (and more men than I anticipated), it felt like we were just hanging out. Elizabeth Gilbert was in town as part of the … [Read More...]

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Hanging Out with Elizabeth Gilbert

Okay, it's not like we were hanging out at her house or anything. But, even though I was sitting in a group of hundreds of women (and more men than I anticipated), it felt like we were just hanging … [Read More...]

Shrinky Dink!

Four Month Post-Op Check In

I can't really believe it's been 4 months since my bariatric surgery.  Except that it also seems like I had it last week. Time is weird. April was the first month that I had a substantial slow down … [Read More...]

Getting my shrink on!

Three Months Post-Op Check-In

Oh, hi! Here's the check-in for three months post-op after having Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG or a sleeve). I still feel really good! My energy level is good, I'm able to get in all my hydration … [Read More...]

Blue is better than 1984 brown!

Crafts: Chalk (Paint) It Up

Hey there! Let's talk about paint, yes? We moved into a new house in February and I wanted to update some of our old furniture to go in the new space. In addition to the couple of pieces of furniture, … [Read More...]

Getting My Shrink On

Two Months Post-Op Check-In

It's two months after my Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG or the Sleeve) and I thought I'd share how I'm doing. I feel great, which is the best part of this update! I hit my 50 pound loss goal (10 of … [Read More...]