When I was asked to be interviewed for the Half Size Me Podcast I had many reservations. What could I possibly have to share? Will anyone care? I’m not at my goal weight, should I turn it down? Of course those are legitimate concerns but I knew the right answer was to just go for it. Continue Reading
Here is a conversation I have pretty much every week since June 27th, 2017
Me: Yes, I’ve had weight loss surgery.
Random Person: Oh wow that’s amazing but isn’t it the easy way out?
Me: No, not it’s not *as every fiber of my being wants to totally yell at the person*
I recently went to a boozy brunch with friends and I have to say the experience of drinking is very different after my RNY surgery. It wasn’t my first alcoholic beverage and I’ve spoken with my surgeon about consumption. Ideally alcohol should be completely eliminated however even my surgeon said its not realistic. Continue Reading
Making tough decisions can be daunting. We can all agree (hopefully) that whatever lifestyle we lead now costs and affords us something. My body is morbidly obese and that’s why I was hiding from the world. I was also hiding from leading a fulfilling life that I crave. In November of 2016 my personal trainer gave me homework, he asked “what would make your life more complete and move you forward?” it took me a little while to figure out the answer. Continue Reading