Rome was not built in a Day.

So I needed a focus and I joined Fit4Less.  Other then the smell of sweaty bodies I like it a lot.  I have been two days and I am very sore but it is a wonderful sore. I was terrified to go in at first.  Like many large people we fear judgement.  Will every one … Continue reading Rome was not built in a Day.

Keeping Busy and MOVE

I cannot even explain the mix of emotions the last two days have been.  I need something to keep me busy.  I have cleared everything off my calendar for a month so make sure I could have a smooth and quite recovery.  Now they they pushed it back two weeks I have nothing to do … Continue reading Keeping Busy and MOVE

So disappointed – canceled

Today was suppose to be my surgery day.   The day that my life changed. I received a call from the surgeons office yesterday at 1pm saying all the beds in the hospital were full.   They were closing the OR unless it was life threatening.  They re-booked my surgery for Dec 7th. I have … Continue reading So disappointed – canceled

Dirty Deeds on OptiFast.

Last weekend my daughter purchased some donuts and brought them home.  Normally they do not last two days but this time no one was eating them.  Not one was gone and today was a struggle.  I slept most of today to try and get through the day but I could hear these donuts call my … Continue reading Dirty Deeds on OptiFast.

OptiFast Cheating, Endoscopy, Day 13

I have been on OptiFast for 13 days now.  I am somewhat disappointed even though just the other day I was happy with it.  This is the life of a over weight person.  We like Miracles.  I have lost 16 pounds so far.  This morning the scale said 300 pounds.  That's 2 pounds per days.  … Continue reading OptiFast Cheating, Endoscopy, Day 13

OptiFast and Tinzaparin shots, oh my!

First let me say OptiFast is sooo much easier.  It was easy in the beginning then it got really hard for three days.  Now it is even easier then it was the first few days.  I am not sure if I was detoxing from the lack of carbs?  Or was it caffeine withdrawals?  I loved … Continue reading OptiFast and Tinzaparin shots, oh my!

Hungry Dreams, Drunken Bunny Hops and Wet Willies

What do you do when you dream about food!? I had a dream I was ordering ice cream cones.  Every time I would be handed the cone with three large yummy round balls of ice cream some kids in hockey full gear would come out of no where and knock it out of my hand … Continue reading Hungry Dreams, Drunken Bunny Hops and Wet Willies

Ikea and Swedish Legos

I love Ikea.  When we moved into our new home 4 months ago we purchased many pieces of furniture and some lightening.  Luckily my husband is amazing and can run electric, plumbing, gas lines, tiling and so many things..  he is a wizard.  We gutted this house and built it all back new.   I also … Continue reading Ikea and Swedish Legos

Pre-op and Jealousy

I woke up bright and early to make the 2 hour drive to my Pre-Op appointment and my last group class after. 7am - up and showered after 3 hours sleep because I was so excited I could not turn my brain off. 8 am - start my drive 10 - waiting in the lobby … Continue reading Pre-op and Jealousy

Leaves, Hunger and saying goodbye

Something hit me today. Yesterday was a day full of yard work and hunger.   A hunger so intense I had a good long think.  Yes, think. I was on day 6 of the Opti Fast and I was hungry.  This was real hunger not the bored  hungry.  I am on this Opti liver diet for … Continue reading Leaves, Hunger and saying goodbye