Monthly Archives: May 2010

Fat Phobic “Friend”

Several years ago my weight got in the way of a friendship.  Actually that is not exactly true; I learned that a person that I considered a friend was so shallow that he could not see past my weight gain. … Continue reading

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Decisions Decisions

Earlier this week I was struggling with the prospect of surgery.  I think it is natural to second guess having 75% of one’s stomach removed, but the majority of my worries stemmed from an upcoming vacation and not from the … Continue reading

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Relief

I have been feeling much better the past few days.  My biggest fears have subsided, especially because my mother seems to be coming around to my thinking.  She asked me to be patient the other day because she needs time … Continue reading

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If All You Have is a Hammer . . .

This post was originally written on May 25, 2010. I keep asking myself if I am doing the right thing.  It seems so drastic!  My husband suggested that I have to think of the surgery as a means to fix … Continue reading

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The Shocking Truth

This post was originally written on May 24, 2010. The secret is out.  I have told my mother about my decision to have surgery. My mother and I are very close.  We have always had a special relationship and, despite … Continue reading

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The Big Secret

This post was originally written on  May 21, 2010. I have been keeping a big secret.  In just sixty days I will undergo a Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG) and my life will change forever. I did not make this decision … Continue reading

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Why I Am Writing This Blog

Hello and welcome to my newest blog.  Some years ago I gave up online journalling as I felt that my blog was becoming to whiny and that it was no longer interesting for the reader.  Also, I discovered the beauty of facebook … Continue reading

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