Tuesday, March 19, 2013

My 9th Surgiversary

On March 17, 2013, I turned 9.  That is, my gastric bypass surgery, the supposed new beginning in life, was nine years ago.  Sure, my life has changed a lot.  For better?  For worse?  Who knows.

I spent my new-birthday doing what most 9 year olds would love to do...I went to Disneyland.  I had such a good time.  I will post some photos below. 

I am otherwise in a weird place mentally.  I don't really have much to say that I haven't ranted about already lately, so I will post some of my recent gastric bypass related posts, starting with my 8th surgiversary post last year (which links to other helpful posts):

http://lolorashel.blogspot.com/2012/03/my-8th-surgiversary.html

Read about ulcers: http://lolorashel.blogspot.com/2013/03/ulcers-after-gastric-bypass-no-no-list.html

Read about bone spurs and calcium: http://lolorashel.blogspot.com/2013/03/bone-spurs-calcium-heart-attacks-and.html

I knew it wasn't the case but somewhere in the back of my mind, I guess I thought I'd have surgery and be thin, rich and beautiful.  Here I am, still working too much, still fat and not necessarily feeling very beautiful.  Happy new-birthday to me.  But thank you to Jimmy and Yolanda for a really, really fun Disneyland adventure, where I didn't think about it even once!  :-)




2 comments:

  1. It always surprises me when gorgeous women don't feel that they're gorgeous. Every single time you post pictures, I think, "Wow, she is sooo pretty."

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    1. You are so sweet. Thank you. There is definitely something wrong with my brain. I'm trying to fix it and be happy with myself the way I am -- no matter HOW I am at that moment. But I'm definitely struggling. Maybe I need to consider some big life changes in the near future. :-)

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