Posts Tagged ‘Almost’

Almost One Year Later

It’s been almost a year since I started actively losing weight, and I’ve lost over 100 pounds. I can honestly say that in some ways it was harder to lose 100 pounds this time than it was the time before. Yes, I lost over 100 pounds, gained the majority back and lost over 100 pounds again. Losing weight after gastric sleeve surgery was emotionally tough, and it brought about a lot of change in my life. It also brought out feelings of anger, and even though I expected it to shed light on the issues that caused my weight gain in the first place, it has taken months to start dealing with it. I was angry for a few months after surgery, and if you followed my blog during that time, you may recall that I experienced feelings of disappointment. I couldn’t say, “Yes! It was definitely worth it.” I still can’t say that with complete confidence, but my life started getting easier when I started facing my emotions. At this time last year I was on a liver-shrinking, liquids only diet, and food has not been the same since. I can’t eat my feelings anymore because if I did […]
All the Weigh

I Can’t Believe That It’s Been Almost Three Years

It’s hard to believe that it’s been almost three years to the day since Uncle Wesley died. I was pretty lost during that time.  I lacked faith in myself and in God. I struggled with my beliefs, my utter disdain for people in church and my lack of understanding in why someone like Uncle Wesley had to suffer so viscously.  I also struggled with guilt because I was so relieved that my parents were both healthy.