So what’s this whole blog thing about anyway? I’m supposed to make an online diary entry for the world to see? Guess I’ll start this blog thing then— I’m FAT! I can’t remember the last time I was skinny. Actually, skinny has never been part of my life. When lovely, beautiful me was brought into this world, I surprised my parents with my abnormally long, abnormally large self–SURPRISE!
FastForward twenty five years… I’m still fat; obese as the doctors like to call it, unhealthy as my mother likes to call it, and disgusting as I like to call it. I think I have done every diet imaginable. Tried SlimFast, Weight Watchers (currently on that- working great, as i’m writing this eating a bag of chips), NurtiSystem, Resort for fellow overweight friends, low carb, no carb- EVERYTHING!
I guess we’ll start with a story? So three years ago I’m at WalMart, and I pick out this cute (well at least what I think is cute) sweater cape– my mother decides to yell at the top of her lungs “that’s a sweater for fat people“, I love my Jewish mother who cannot keep her thoughts to herself or pretend for one moment to like what I like, a winner from across the row yells ” Oh, she’s not fat, she’s just pleasantly plump”, thanks, lovely American stranger, way to make me feel like a blimp!
I’ve decided that I’m exhausted at looking in the mirror and seeing the Michelin Man..
February 4th 2013, was the day I got my Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy Surgery. Here I will discuss my struggles.