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...]

2013 The Year of Taking Care

I don't take very good care of myself sometimes. The majority of the time, really. I do the basics, but I am not very thoughtful about my own care. I don't pay attention to myself the way I do to the boys or to William. So, this year's Resolutions focus on Taking Care. Of me. Not at the expense of my family, but in addition to. I have three areas I want to focus on in 2013: Physical, Mental, … [Read more...]

Week 13 & Bridget Works It Out

BridgetPSK

Every week, along with my progress update, I’m sharing guest posts from friends who are making changes in their lives to live more healthily. This week’s guest poster is my friend, Bridget Ivey. I only met Bridget a few months ago when she picked me up at the airport and then served as one of my don't-let-Sherry-get-lost-too-many-times people at BlissDom. I knew we were destined to be friends … [Read more...]

Fitness Friday: Week Seven & Greta Goes Gluten Free

Greta

Every week, along with my progress update, I'm sharing guest posts from friends who are making changes in their lives to live more healthily. This week my guest poster is Greta Funk. Recently, Greta and her family started living gluten free because of a diagnosis for one of her children. Greta's words... My two year old daughter was diagnosed with Celiac Disease in February.  Because it was … [Read more...]

Fitness Friday: Week Four

This was a hard week. I had a really stressful work week and I used that as an excuse to eat three different times when I wasn't hungry. I know that doesn't sound like that huge a deal, but it was. I mean, the whole point of this program is to only eat when you're hungry. So... blech. But, I'm in it for the long haul, right? I will continue to work on making myself as healthy as … [Read more...]