Monday, June 27, 2011
I saw fireflies this weekend. This made me happy. I live in Colorado, and after the last weekend, I've come to the conclusion that we in CO, haven't any idea what "having bugs" means.
This weekend eneded up being an emergency road trip out to Missouri. My hubby's sister-in-law passed away very unexpectedly, so of course we went. This would explain my lack of updating this week. Found out Thursday evening, and I've been gone since Friday morning. Being just a couple days after my fill, I was a bit worried about food .. but apparently i haven't hit that magic green zone yet. I DID make mostly good choices this weekend, even while driving, but .. somehow as soon as i'm home, i manage to scarf down half a thin crust pizza. Oops. But there. No hiding. I ate pizza. and a lot of it. And now i'm regretting it a bit. My tummy hurts. but I'm pretty sure it's nothing due to the band other than the fact that I haven't eaten anything close to that much in a month and a half. I don't know what I was thinking other than "damn that sounds good" .. But it's back on track. And staying on track. And getting my fat behind to the gym. Or out walking, or fraking packing the house (we close in 2 1/2 weeks!!! ) *sigh* too much to do.
But now it's bed time. I have to be at work tomorrow morning, bright and early ..woo... hoo.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
That's about it for now, need to get ready to leave for my first support group in a few, just wanted to let you all know I survived.
1. First fill at 1:15 this afternoon. After my follow up with the Kaiser Nurse Practitioner on Monday, I'm feeling good about where I am. I've always been happy that I haven't really gone up in weight after hopping back on real foods, and she basically confirmed it. She said with the gastric banding patients, they typically expect a 6-12 lb loss in the first 6 weeks. I was 21 lbs down on their scale (which is never nice to me). So I'll take it.
2. My name is Samantha and I am addicted to Coach purses. I only
sorta this bag, but 6 inches deeper.
So I have basically this bag, but if you stretch it longer.. Like a rectangle shape. and Used. Blogger isn't letting me upload pictures to this. But if anybody is interested leave me a comment with an email and I'll email you pics. I figure $50, and 5 for shipping? with a free small black coach wallet thrown in.
But that's all. I'll let you know how the fill goes. Oh yeah, First Support group tonight also. busy busy busy day. and TOM might be showing up. I'm not sure how that's going work with the fill .. I saw something about avoiding fills the few days before your TOM/during. We'll see.
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
I'm not sure why I ever read online articles that have anything to do with plus sized anything. Just read one about the lack of real fashionable clothing for plus sized gals... And the comments, oy! One started out "we should not cater to fat people; we should ridicule them until they lose weight." I just don't get how people can be so cruel. It's like if you're over a bmi of 25 you're not a person. I know I let this stuff bother me more than I should, but it just reminds me of why I worry about the direction our society is going. anyways, on the cell phone for this, so done for now.
Sunday, June 19, 2011
Have you seen me? Cause I sure haven't. Nobody told me buying a house would take up so much of my time! eesh! But yes, I'm back by popular demand *waves* Hi Red!
Things are going well for me. I have no idea what my previous diarrhea/vomiting/bladder pain episode was, but I feel much better now. Thank goodness. My weight remains steady, up a pound or two one day, and back down the next. I'm okay with that. Considering I get my first fill on Wednesday, I figure I'm doing really well not gaining back the weight lost from liquids after entering real food phase. But yes, First Fill Wednesday! dun dun DUNNNN. I'm looking forwards to it. Want to start going down again. Of course exercise would help. Mostly it's the hectic crazy that has become my life. Or me making more excuses to not go.. you pick one. I'll give you a hint, choose the excuses. >.< I know, I know, I'll do better. Promise.
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Wednesday, June 8, 2011
On to a much more up-beat/exciting note: We just signed a final offer for a house! OMG! I am so freaking out right now. It's more than we're paying for rent, and it's further for the hubby to drive, and we're adding in home owners insurance and all that, and I'm really really hoping we're not diving in over our heads, but YAY!! (best part is, this house has a jetted tub in the master bath, and a hot tub in the back yard!) But yeah. Freaking out. A lot. Half over house, half over band. EEP!
I think I'm done for the day!
meh, time to go down some more fluids. whee!
Tuesday, June 7, 2011
So I do what any intelligent, reasonable adult does and self diagnosed myself on WebMD. Kidney stones! It actually makes sense (and if I factor in the 10 mins of random stabby pains in my kidney area on Sunday, it makes more sense i think). I do have a doctors appointment set up for tomorrow (this) morning. But I was reading up on causes/prevention of future ones (since apparently once you have one, you're prone to more) and one thing that was listed was calcium in pill form. drinking/eating it is okay and even encouraged. but "uh oh, I'm supposed to take calcium supplements forever and for always".. so keep reading. HIGH PROTEIN DIET can also lead to kidney stones. Anybody else see a problem with this? yeah, me too.
So we'll see what's up. Will keep you all up to date on the gory details.
Sunday, June 5, 2011
In Denver they have this place http://www.canvasandcocktails.com/ which is totally awesome. They basically talk you through making a painting (and sell you alcohol, which I was very good and stuck to my water). Last night I went with someone from college who I literally haven't seen in like 8 years, and bunch of her friends and one of my friends (so I didn't freak out). and it was so much fun! Here's my painting: