Daily Archives: May 6, 2013

Staging the House for Success and an Important Question

This week marks the beginning of the end of my pre-surgical life and body.  This week is the beginning of what is sure to be a cascade of busy-ness, most of which is related to my upcoming surgery.

I meet with a dietician this week.  I am unsure as to what will happen during this meeting, but it is something my surgeon has recommended I do, so I am doing it.  I am sure we will discuss the way I currently eat and that I will get schooled in how I should be eating, and how I will be eating post-sleeve.  I know that I have many questions for her about things I can do prior to the hardcore pre-op diet my surgeon puts all his patients on.  I am a little anxious about this preliminary meeting but I think once I get it over with, it might not be so bad, and might actually alleviate whatever anxiety I have regarding eating post-sleeve.

We have slowly begun the process of ridding the house of processed carbs, sugary things and foods we simply won’t be able to eat.  I call it “staging the house for success.”  Much like one might stage their home to successfully sell it to a willing buyer, the process of ridding the house of things that will impede my success in this major effort to lose weight is the process of staging my environment for success in my endeavor.   For example…

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