Monthly Archives: January 2014

Competing Against Myself

Friday nights are gym nights in our household.  This has become a new normal for us post-op, and has actually become something my husband and I both enjoy together.  Tonight we had dinner with my family, and then went to the gym a couple of hours afterward.

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I’m Growing Accustomed to My Face

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On the left: my old school ID badge, ca. 2006.  On the right:  me, last night.

Looking at my badge photo, I can’t believe I was actually that big.

Looking at my current photo, I can’t believe this is what I look like now.

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Changing Your Behavior: Dining Out Strategies

I’ve seen a few posts lately about these on the sleeve forums I frequent:

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so I thought I’d share my thoughts on them.

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Setting New Personal Bests

In my therapy session tonight, my therapist and I talked about how this past week was, and how I responded to the sameness of the scale from last week to this week.

I think I handled things better this week than I did last week but there is still much work to be done up here (tapping head).

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Monday In Photos

I am headed to bed soon so I thought I’d make this a quick photo post.

First, the fun shoes I wore this morning:

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Everyone should have at least one pair of fun shoes. This is my other pair.

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Post-Op Week 29 Progress Report

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No change this week.  I suppose I should be grateful that there wasn’t a gain, but this doesn’t reduce my frustration level any.  If anything, this week’s lack of forward progress frustrates me even more.

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It’s Expensive Running To Stand Still

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Today in my part of the Lone Star State, it was a gorgeous day.  We decided to take advantage of the beautiful weather we had today and went for a walk in the park near our place.

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