Six Months Post-Op Check In

July 2016PSK

I can't believe it's been six months since I had my Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG). It really feels like I just had the procedure. Just time-wise, not pain-wise or healing. I can't feel a thing in any of my incisions or anything like that. This month, I got a little better with food and I started moving almost every day. I've been swimming and doing some strength exercises. I listed the moving … [Read more...]

Five Months Post-Op Check In

Getting the shrink on...very slowly

Five month check-in you guys! If you're new here, that's five months since I had Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy surgery. This has been my least compliant month so far and it's really showing in my weight and inches lost. The culprit? Bread and a few cupcakes you guys! So I'm getting my act back together in June. I've been on track with hydration and my supplements, just not the best with food and … [Read more...]

Pinterest Win: Pool Noodle Bed Bumpers

Pool Noodles FTW!

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 … [Read more...]

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 DMA's Arts and Letters Live series and I was lucky enough to get to go. I say lucky because a friend had purchased the tickets months ago and then had a … [Read more...]

Four Month Post-Op Check In

Shrinky Dink!

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 surprised at how hard I had to work to be okay with it. I also had to fight against emotional eating and wasn't always successful. Even with the couple of … [Read more...]