My Life in a Nutshell...or the Nuthouse!, The One Pound Plan

The Lies In My Head vs The Truth In The Mirror

One my best friends got married back in 2005. When I went shopping for a dress to wear in her wedding, I was told by a sales person in a wedding dress shop that they "didn't carry dresses in my size" I was crushed. I sat in my car and cried. I have hated dress… Continue reading The Lies In My Head vs The Truth In The Mirror

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My Life in a Nutshell...or the Nuthouse!, The One Pound Plan

Weigh-In Wednesday ~ Changes

I can not believe I'm almost 19 months post-op. Nineteen Months! Wowza!!! Here is the breakdown... Pre-Program (Heaviest remembered weight): 290 Program Start Weight: 282 Surgery Weight: 245 Today's Weight: 165 Total loss: 117lbs since starting the program, 130lbs since my heaviest remembered weight. I feel amazing (with the exception of the last couple months)… Continue reading Weigh-In Wednesday ~ Changes

My Life in a Nutshell...or the Nuthouse!, The One Pound Plan

One Year Post-Op!

One year ago today I went in and had gastric bypass surgery... ONE YEAR AGO!!  WHAATT???  I can't believe how fast this year has flown by!  I also couldn't be happier with the journey! Nov 18, 2015: 282 lbs (First day in the program) Aug. 15, 2016: 247 lbs (Surgery Day!) Aug. 15, 2017: 179 lbs… Continue reading One Year Post-Op!

My Life in a Nutshell...or the Nuthouse!, The One Pound Plan

Weigh-In Wednesday ~ Down But Not Out

Hello and welcome to Wednesday.  The middle of the week.  Hump day. You get the picture.  I am sorry to say that I don't have a great report today.  This past week has been rough.  Settle in with your coffee and I'll fill you in... It all started back in grade 9 (so around 1988-89… Continue reading Weigh-In Wednesday ~ Down But Not Out

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Weigh-In Wednesday ~ Bring It On 2017!

Happy New Year!  Welcome to 2017!  I can't believe how fast the past year went by!  It feels like a total blur!  Like a blink and it was gone!  I find that as soon as Halloween is over, the rest of the year (and I'm talking school year here) just flies by!  I told Caleb… Continue reading Weigh-In Wednesday ~ Bring It On 2017!