Monday, May 30, 2011

Happy Memorial Day!!

Happy Memorial Day to all! Here's hoping that we all make wise food choices today and that I can stay away from soda! I don't know why this is so difficult for me, but I've been doing good!
I've been reading more blogs and it's so comforting to know that there are so many people out there like me. I've been going back to their very first blogs before banding and everyone seems to have the same fears and doubts that I have......Will it work for me? Is it worth it? What is post op like? Will I still enjoy eating? What can I eat? What CAN'T I eat? There are so many questions and I'm sure there are many different answers. In the end, only I will be able to answer those questions I guess.

My biggest fear at this point is that I will go through this procedure and it won't work for me. After all, my other attempts at weight loss haven't worked. Maybe I just need to have a more positive outlook. Like my husband tells me.....You're not happy unless you're worried about something!! LOL, he has a point....I worry about everything!!


  1. Hi! Noticed you were a new follower on my blog so wanted to return the favor. Yes...everyone has these same fears. I think the fear of staying fat forever is what drives us to seek out WLS and then that same fear leads us to believe it won't work anyway. I'm 58 lbs down and very optimistic about my future now. There are a few the band doesn't work for...even some in these blogs...but they keep at it and are still successful. Truly inspirational and so much support can be found here. I look forward to joining you on your journey!

  2. Hi Melissa! I just found your blog and am now Following you too!! Good luck in your wls. I was banded on Nov 19th, 2009 and so far I have lost 59 lbs. I know that I could lose faster if I were on a more stricter diet, but I am ok losing slower. This way I am not having the problems of too much saggy skin!


  3. Hiya Melissa!!
    I gave you an award for being a new follower! I am back from vacation and able to post now. Looking forward to getting to know you!

  4. Looks like I am the third Amanda posting a comment on this particular post! I nominated you for the most adorable award! You can view the award on my page. BTW< I am a worry wart too! I was banded on the 27th of May.

  5. This band journey is a strange one and we all have tha number one concern in the beginning. Will this work for me??

    Yes it me.mitt is working for me. With struggles but I'm happy as a clam!