Well let me just start of by saying a huge Thank You to all of the men and women that have fallen in the name of protecting our country. It makes me very blessed to know that we have people that will sacrifice their lives for others, all in the name of freedom. I am turely grateful for the freedoms that we have in this country.Free Clipart or Photos: ">www.ace-clipart.com
The 1st day of my pre-op diet was harder than I thought it would be. I was hungery, but that was not the hardest to deal with. It was the emotional hunger that I had to fight all day long. I felt anxious all day. Felt like I needed to be snacking on something, even if I was not hungery. I thought about it every second. Constantaly reminding myself to do something else with my hands. To not say that this is not an addiction is wrong. I am already starting to have withdrawls, I have had a headache all day, and like I said anxious. The only problem with this addiction is that I have to have some food to survive. I know that I can do this. I have to conquear this demon. I will conquer this demon.
Like my quote says "And the day came when the risk it took to remain tight inside the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom." -Anais Nin. I know that the risks of staying overweight far outweigh the risks of this surgery. There is a new show on TLC that started tonight called Big Medicine. It is about bariatric surgery. They follow a father and son surgeron team and their patients. It was very exciting to see and very encouraging to watch. It will be on every Monday night. They follow patients in different stages of the surgery process. One just starting, one right after, and one that has gotten to goal and is getting plastic surgery to remove extra skin. It was a very good show.
I am hoping that this blog will help me get out the feelings that need to surface to deal with this addiction. It has already helped.
Thanks for listening. Have a great night.