Thursday, April 11, 2013

3rd Fill and fun stuff

So I went into my local Weight Loss Surgical Center clinic yesterday fully prepared for a fill.

Due to the fact that I had had a total weight loss of 10 pounds in the last month the Nurse Practitioner was a bit hesitant to give me one but relented in the end on account that I felt like I needed one.

So they took me into this TINY room with this HUGE fluoroscope and began the process. After some debate they decided to put in 1cc with the theory that they could back some out if it was too much. I was handed my cup of barium and watched as the liquid passed though my band like a speeding bullet.


They added another 1cc. This brings me to 4.8cc in my 10cc band. This time the barium had a nice little pause before it slowly emptied into the lower part of my stomach!

I am excited...I just have this feeling that I am closer to my green zone and closer to getting this figured out and such...

Now onto other things....

I have few pictures to post and some GOOD reasons why

First, I have been craving Chinese food with a vengeance. To be specific, Sesame Chicken...yummm

My darling husband just won't let me order it...Says that it is too high is all the bad things. Which the logical side of my brain knows that he is right...but the illogical sesame chicken craving side doesn't want to hear that...So I came to a solution...


I already can't wait to make it again! (The recipe is in the recipe page if you want it)


I am almost done with this current semester of school. Only two more and I will FINALLY have my BS in Accounting...

My biggest gripe lately is how I fit in the desks. Those tiny things WERE NOT made for big women...just saying....So I took a photo of how I fit in the desk...

Hopefully in five months I will be able to notice the difference...but this is a starting point!


  1. I understand the desk thing! When I went to the kids back to school night I felt so uncomfortable! That will be a great NSV.

    Glad your fill went so well, and I am drooling over the chicken, ugh. ;-P (Still on liquids..)

    1. I posted the recipe on the recipe page for when you can have real food! I look forward to more NSVs!

  2. On my current rotation we have class every Thursday afternoon. For other rotations, we have always been in a conference type room but this one was a room with those darn attached chair desk things. I almost had a panic attack as I stared at the desks with my friends waving that they had saved me a seat. I took a deep breath and thought that this couldn't be worse than the time I lost my pants in the operating room (that really happened. It was the most embarrassing moment of my entire life). I worked my way back to the seat that had been saved for me and I sat down and I fit in. I thought I was going to cry! I was so relieved!! And even now, 3 weeks better, I fit more comfortbly in the seat.

    Keep up the good work!! It's neat that you took a picture so you can see where you were and how far you've come!!!

    1. Oh my god I was having a mini panic attack just reading that!!! That would have killed me! So glad you fit--good for you :)

  3. I will have to check out the recipe! Congrats on gettin the fill you needed and listening to your body!

  4. That looks delicious, can't wait to try it! Here's hoping you're approaching the green zone :)

  5. I will have to try that recipe--my husband LOVES sesame chicken.

    I hope the new fill works out for you.

  6. I love sesame chicken!! I havent had it tho because of all the bad stuff. Totally going to try this! thanks Mon! 5 months from now you will see a huge difference with the desk!