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to this day…

One of the side effects of moving my content from my old site over here is revisiting old posts such as this one. The topic of bullying, in particular about weight, strikes a chord...

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can I do this? can I not?

This is not my first blog. I was posting things about my hobbies and such, coding my own websites, long before “blogging” was a thing. One of my first domains was upmykilt.net. Back in...

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decisions, decisions

“You’ve made a decision.” That’s what my doctor told me this afternoon. I went to see him to get my flu shot, and I had a couple more questions for him before my initial...

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in my own words

In the further adventures towards a possible bariatric surgery, I received a “health history form” from the doctors at the bariatric clinic. It’s 15 pages of questions and such asking me about everything from...

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smiling on the outside. sometimes.

My move to Washington seems to have me doing a lot of reflecting. It was my birthday the other day, (thank you again to everyone who messaged me with well wishes!) and I spent...

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NSAIDS and bariatric surgery

If you’re a bariatric patient, you’ve probably heard the “NO NSAIDS” mantra. When you ask “why not?”, the general response is “they can cause ulcers” or something along those lines. Which is true… but do...

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four years ago today

Four years ago today, right about now, I was being wheeled towards the operating room. My surgery was supposed to be about 1pm, but my surgeon, the wonderful Dr. Johnson over at Unity, had...

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a rose by any other name

Gastric Banding. Gastric Bypass. VSG. RNY. Sleeve. Stomach Stapling. Lap-Band. DS. And more. I think you get the idea. These are all names, or rather names use to identify different types of surgery. Well, different...

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