8 Months from Weight Loss Surgery – Graphic Images and Latest Stats!

8 Months from Weight Loss Surgery

Today marks my 8 month anniversary from weight loss surgery, often known as surgiversary. Which isn’t really a word, only we made it up, so now it is. 8 months and what a wild and crazy ride it has been so far. I am struggling a bit, these last couple of weeks. And with that comes some very old and nasty demons, trying to make their way to the forefront of my mind. I am working double time to keep them at bay, but it hasn’t been easy. … Read more…


4 Months from Weight Loss Surgery (graphic images, stats, and more!)

Weight Loss Surgery

When I had weight loss surgery 4 months ago, it was born out of a need to be healthy all over. When I was approached about the possibility of weight loss surgery, my weight wasn’t even on the list of all that was wrong with me. I’d been overweight for most of my adult life, but given what I had been through since October 2013, we hadn’t considered the weight. I had gained throughout my illness, mostly due to one really bad drug, but weight loss surgery? Yah. … Read more…


One Month From Weight Loss Surgery – My Stats – LAWLS

I can’t believe it’s been a month since my weight loss surgery and I am so excited for the numbers. My stats are pretty awesome (because they are mine, not comparing to anyone else and neither should you). But there is a better outcome from having vertical sleeve gastrectomy and I will share that, at the end! First, let’s look at some before and after pics, plus I’ll give you the whole run-down with my stats. Related: I had VSG – Happy Birthday to ME! So. The stats. … Read more…


Fitbit Has a New Stat – it will keep you moving all day!

Fitbit has a new stat. Have you seen it? Along with keeping track of your sleep, food, other exercise, and of course your steps, Fitbit now challenges you to move more between the hours of 9am and 6pm. Just 250 steps per hour. That’s it. Well, that’s the default. As you can see above – the default (I nailed 9/9 this past Monday). And after I’ve adjusted it to 4am-6pm. Better average showing, once I increased it.  You can actually set your hourly 250 steps up to 14 … Read more…