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February, 2013

  • 6 February

    365 Days of Self Portraits: Day 29-35

    In an effort to gain self confidence and deal with body image issues still remaining after my weight loss, I decided to take part in a 365 project focusing on self portraits.  My hopes are that after a year of taking a photo of myself ever day, that I will …

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January, 2013

  • 28 January

    365 Days of Self Potraits: Days 22-28

    In an effort to gain self confidence and deal with body image issues still remaining after my weight loss, I decided to take part in a 365 project focusing on self portraits.  My hopes are that after a year of taking a photo of myself ever day, that I will …

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  • 24 January

    The Things You Don’t Expect Post-WLS

    A friend of mine posted a video on our little WLS group today and I literally laughed out loud.  I can relate to every single thing the girl says in this video and I applaud her for making things that suck so damn bad be so funny. Though she goes …

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  • 23 January

    Bucket List – Go Ice Skating!

    I’m Canadian. It goes without saying that people assume that we glide out of the womb on ice skates. Girls doing a fancy little twirl and boys ready for a fight, right?  Well, I guess that’s sort of true. Starting at a very young age, we are put on ice …

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  • 23 January

    So Nice to See You Again!

    It felt like ages since I’ve seen Bailey’s eyes, or Pixel’s little legs.  A trip to the groomer was definitely in order. I love it so much when they come home all tidied up and I can actually see Bailey looking at me.  See Pixel’s little wiener body and those …

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  • 22 January

    The Best Year Ever – In Photos!

    Something I really wanted to include in my 1 year post-op update was a video slideshow of everything that has taken place over the past year.  It turned out to be way more work than I was expecting (self imposed, of course!) so I did my update and saved it …

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  • 22 January

    365 Days of Self Portraits: Days 15-21

    In an effort to gain self confidence and deal with body image issues still remaining after my weight loss, I decided to take part in a 365 project focusing on self portraits.  My hopes are that after a year of taking a photo of myself ever day, that I will …

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  • 18 January

    My Gastric Bypass: 1 Year (Long Overdue!) Update

    Well, can you believe it? It’s been one year already!  One year ago at the very time that I am typing this I was just out of surgery and my exciting post-op experience was about to begin!  Seriously, I have been living in a time warp because it feels like …

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  • 14 January

    365 Days of Self Portraits: Days 1-14

    Ages ago I decided to try a 365 Days project where you take a photo a day for 365 days, and it didn’t last long.  Then in 2011 I tried it again and lasted over 100 days.  I’ve decided to try it again this year, but with a twist!  I …

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  • 10 January

    Canada-October 2012

    A week after we returned from France it was already time for me to leave for a month in Canada!  I went home on my own so that we could save my husband’s vacation days for things on this side of the pond and I could just go and chill …

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