Home from the hospital. Was a rougher recovery than I expect. Got nauseous from the anesthesia and threw up blood for about 4 hours. Finally got moved to my room at around 6 pm and was liven a cocktail of anti-nausea meds and my PCA pump. Now I’m home, drinking 2 ounces every 15 minutes. […]
Bariatric Fusion Mint Chocolate Stats: 27 grams of protein, 100% Daily value of Vitamin B12 and Vitamin D3, 7 grams of carbohydrates + True minty chocolate taste + Smooth, non-gritty + Non-chalky VS Naked Protein Zone Stats: 34 grams of protein, 100% Daily value of Vitamin B12 and Vitamin D3, 68 grams of carbohydrates + Nice, tropical flavor – Gritty – […]
I lay in bed, uncomfortable. Hot. Sticky. I flipped, re-positioning myself, tucking the cool comforter between my thighs. Greg, my fiancé, lay sleeping next to me. His CPAP machine hummed lightly. I tossed back over and grabbed my iPad. “Structure house” I Google. Too expensive. I know this stuff. I don’t want to go to a residential program […]
A lot can change in three(ish) years. One month from today, I’ll be in a haze at Duke Hospital, recovering from bariatric surgery. Excerpts from my letter to my family: “Hello Mom, Dad, Ben, and Will, I wanted to give you all more information about my upcoming weight loss surgery. It’s probably more information than you’d ever want […]
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