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January 1, 2018

It’s the first day of a new year – what does that mean? A fresh start!

Eating healthier and losing weight is the number one resolution made each and every New Year. But who actually sticks to it? Who actually follows through?

I’ll be the first to say that I’ve had this r...

April 4, 2017

How do you measure success?

Is it getting a raise at work? Reaching your goal weight? Getting married? Finishing a book? Or perhaps, success is just getting out of bed in the morning.

Success is defined as;

  1. the accomplishment of an aim or purpose.

  2. the attainment...

March 15, 2017

I apologize for my lack of posts. Life has been so busy lately. March in general is a busy time for my family and I. We celebrate several birthdays this month, including my husband and two children. We are in the middle of March break here and as my son takes a moment...

February 28, 2017

Let's talk numbers today.

47. 77. 30. 107.

What does these mean?

It’s been 47 days since my surgery on January 12th. January 4 I went into the hospital weighing 77 pounds. I came out of the hospital on January 20th weighing 77 pounds. Today, February 28, I weigh 107 pound...

February 14, 2017

Today is Valentine’s Day and it got me thinking about how much effort we put in to showing our partners, children, parents, teachers and friends just how much we love them. We buy beautiful cards, we spend money on flowers, chocolates and treats. We make plans to spend...

January 30, 2017

*Please note this article contains photos of my incision*

On January 12th, I underwent a Laparoscopic, Open Ileo Colic Resection. Not only was my small bowel resectioned but so was my sigmoid colon. About 40-50cm were removed leaving three areas to be reconnected.

D...

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