my bariatric surgery story
December 4, 2009: Origins - what brought me to consider bariatric surgery.
December 7, 2009: Choosing the sleeve gastrectomy - my reasoning for my choice.
December 10, 2009: The operation - from pre-op to the recovery room.
December 11, 2009: In-patient - my brief post-op hospital stay.
December 31, 2009: 3 weeks post-op - the last word on 2009, three weeks along.
January 4, 2010: The first Rant - re: the online bariatric surgery support community.
January 10, 2010: 1 month - where I am one month after the proceudre.
February 1, 2010: Life as a bariatric all-star - my first post-surgical visit with the surgeon. Seven and a half weeks post-op. A mini-rant about nutritionists.
March 10, 2010: Bariatric Surgery Bitch Session - it helps me to just bitch sometimes.
March 23, 2010: My pot problem - bariatric surgery and medical marijuana.
March 24, 2010: Crossing a threshold - why you should feel sorry for lottery winners.
March 29, 2010: Falling - thoughts on persistent dissatifaction in the face of success.
April 13, 2010: Dronabinol - a multi-disciplinary approach to post-surgical management.
April 20, 2010: I feel good! - what's right and what is making me happy.
April 23, 2010: The Plateau - reflections on every dieter's Waterloo.
April 30, 2010: On working-out - reflections on six weeks of post-surgical exercise.
May 18, 2010: Fear of Flying - the unanticipated joy of being able to fly commercial sans drama.
June 11, 2010: Looking back at 6 months - what I wish I had known before the surgery.
July 3, 2010: A quantum leap in self-regard - learning to not hate mirrors.
July 7, 2010: Am I hot or not? - new frontiers in temperature tolerance.
August 1, 2010: -100 lbs - big numbers are big.
August 11, 2010: on Fatism - why fat jokes are funny.
September 28, 2010: On round numbers and iliac crests - round numbers are round.
December 25, 2010: Typical - there's nothing better than being typical!
September 15, 2012: 33 months later - things are still changing...
September 25, 2012: pain - what was most painful about recovery from surgery...
January 18, 2013: Pre=panniculectomy prep panic - Hello, fear. Haven't seen you in a while...
June 12, 2013: Down My Sleeve - Ok, I give up, I need a blog.