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January, 2013

  • 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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  • 6 January

    Bucket List – Swim in the Mediterranean

    One thing I didn’t mention in my recent post about my trip to the south of France was that while I was down there, I finally got to swipe another item off my 101 list! To swim in the Mediterranean! It has been on my list during two of my …

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  • 5 January

    South of France–September 2012

    Right, well I recently wrote about where the heck I have been, but of course I procrastinated in following up.  So here we go, the first trip! In September 2012 my husband and I went to the south of France to visit his family for 2.5 weeks.  As usual, I …

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December, 2012

  • 4 December

    Where Have You Been?!

    So I’ve been getting a few mails asking where the heck I am and why I haven’t been at least doing my monthly updates.  Well, I’m still alive and everything is great… so please don’t worry!   I’ve just been incredibly busy! Doing what?  Well… In September my husband and I …

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September, 2012

  • 1 September

    My Gastric Bypass: 7 Month Photo Update

    So it’s been 7 months now since my surgery and I am still as happy as can be! It has been a long day today and the next few days will be equally busy. I’m totally tired out… but, I knew if I didn’t do this update now that it …

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August, 2012

  • 12 August

    A Little Perspective For The Day

    Uploaded this photo to Instagram a few minutes ago and thought I’d share it on my blog as well. Anyone who has had weight loss surgery or been in the process of losing weight can tell you that there are times where you lose perspective. Where things seem to be …

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