Posts Tagged by life after WLS

Happy 11th Surgiversary!

On the morning of October 5, 2004 I did something that changed my life…..I had gastric bypass surgery. After having spent the majority of my life battling to lose weight, and after fighting with my health insurance company as they constantly change their approval criteria, I set off for the hospital to have surgery. That day was my youngest daughter’s birthday (she turned 3 that day) and my mother told me if anything were to […] read more

Food Apathy……When Food Holds No Appeal

I don’t really feel like eating! I’ve currently got a growing stack of recipes on my desk. There’s also the latest issue of the Food Network magazine sitting there as well. The holidays have passed and school has been over for several weeks which means I’ve got lots of time on my hands to do some cooking and lots of new recipes I’d like to try. There’s just one problem. All thoughts of food have […] read more

Exciting News For This Semester

For the last few years I have been attending college in hopes of changing careers. Who knew that when I had gastric bypass surgery almost 9 years ago that it would affect so many other things besides what I weighed. Several years after having surgery I decided to return to school. Having worked as a nurse for many years it was time for a change. Since having surgery I began to connect nutrition to many […] read more

Discovering Life After Weight Loss Surgery

We set off this weekend for our annual family vacation. Several years back we discovered a great place to go white water rafting. We have gone every year for the past 5 years. As the kids get older we have moved up through the different class of rapids. If you ever have the opportunity I highly suggest you give it a try. I remember the first trip we took. It was several years after my […] read more

Tell Me Again How It’s Just Because I Was Overweight

When you weight close to 300 pounds and tell your doctor, or anyone else for that matter, that your knees, hips and back hurt it’s automatically assumed to be because of your weight. The same thing goes with being chronically fatigued as well. It’s the weight of course. And it very well might be true too. Then again, maybe it’s not. Fast forward almost 9 years after losing 130 pounds with the help of WLS […] read more

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