Author Archives: renbog

About renbog

I have opinions and I have passions and I like to write.

Starting the Year in Onederland!

It’s a new year, and it’s off to a great start! I am progressing really well in my weight loss. I hope you enjoy this update! I saw my surgeon in the beginning of December for my 3 month post … Continue reading

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One Month Post Op and Feeling Fabulous!

One month ago today, I had my gastric sleeve surgery, and I really feel like it is one of the best decisions I have ever made! My first visit to the surgeon took place on July 6, 2022. I started … Continue reading

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Two Weeks Post-Op and Happier Than Ever!

I am essentially 2 weeks post weight loss surgery, and and I am thrilled to report that I am feeling great! I am incredibly happy with my decision to do this! My husband said he expected me to somehow be … Continue reading

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About to Become a Better Version of Myself

Tomorrow, September 6th, is the big day. I am scheduled for my surgery in the morning. I have spent the past 2 weeks following a pre-op diet that has been challenging, to say the least. I figure I have been … Continue reading

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Big Change before the Big Change

I got approval from my insurance company for my surgery, and I have a date: September 6. So I am just a smidge over two weeks away from the biggest change I’ve ever chosen for myself. But before that big … Continue reading

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Stepping Stones

I am chugging along on my journey toward getting gastric sleeve weight loss surgery! My pre-op requirements include the following: *Psychiatric clearance*Pulmonologist clearance*Cardiologist clearance*Endoscopy*One month supervised diet/nutrition/activity *Pre-op seminar*Pre-op special diet I have completed the psychiatric clearance and the cardiologist … Continue reading

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Moms, Can We Do Better?

I am super excited because I am going to be a new grandma in less than a month! It has been so much fun being on this journey with my daughter, Becky! I love seeing all the pictures of her … Continue reading

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A Decision

I have spent the past 3 years working my rear end off to recover from the complications from back surgery that have left me with what looks like permanent peripheral neuropathy and foot drop in both feet. My balance isn’t … Continue reading

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Why I Believe in God

I don’t talk about God too much. Mostly because I think my belief in God is very personal. I’m not writing this post because I feel like I need to justify my belief in God, or because I feel like … Continue reading

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#AtoZChallenge — Politics

I hate politics. I think politics is what is ruining this country. It used to be that political differences — even on big issues — could be discussed rationally and at the end of the discussion, the people involved could … Continue reading

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