Monday, July 30, 2012

Hiya Sweet Bandsters!!!

It's been so long!!!  I'm a bad blogger...but i want to get back into...well...i haven't ever really been "into" a very steady groove...but here we go!!!  I ended up having to have 12 inches of my colon removed back in April due to the diverticulitis I've been suffering from for 3 years.  My lap band surgeon did the colectomy, and I was in the hospital for 8 DAYS!!! AARRGGGHHH!!!  The only good thing about being in the hospital that long...is that i got down to 202 pounds!!!!  He took all of the fluid out of my band during the surgery so that if i got sick i wouldn't hurt myself throwing up.  So...lost a foot of colon, and all my restriction.  Fast forward 8 weeks...all healed up from colectomy...but still no fluid in my band...then....ALASKA!!! 
Hubby and i spent 15 days in Alaska in June, and back packed into the backcountry for seven days...staying in federal government cabins that we had reserved 6 month prior.  Total hike of 21 miles, with 34 pound pack...equals...damn...i'm outta shape!!!

Finally back to reality now...finally have some restriction...but back up to 218 pounds!!  AARRGGHHHH!!!  I have two new yoga dvd's, and the rec center is going to start opening up earlier...so i've got to get after it!!!  i want a yoga bod!!!!


I'm going to upload more photos soon!!!

5 comments:

Theresa aka Tessie Rose said...

Great to see you post! Wow! You've really been through a lot and been busy! I hope you're feeling well!

Darlin1 said...

Good for you....sounds like an exciting trip!

Welcome back!

Kelli said...

Glad to see you. Sorry to hear about your surgery stuff. I want to go to Alaska someday, it looks so beautiful.

Ronnie said...

Wow, hope you're feeling better, Dede! Plenty of time for weight loss once you get your body back on the mend. <3

Glad to see you back posting!

Jazzing up Jackie said...

Oh my goodness, I hope you're doing ok! Glad to see you back :)