Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Happy 2013/Weigh in Wednesday

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!

As far as Weigh in Wednesday goes, I haven't a lot to report.  I have maintained since my last weigh in and am still at 60.2 total pounds lost.  I won't complain considering during the time since I last weighed, I celebrated Christmas with too much food and New Year with too much alcohol, so maintaining isn't the worst thing that could've happened.

The New Year began great.  I went out for dinner with some friends at a Japanese Grill on New Year's Eve.  When I asked to order off of the Children's menu, the waitress first said no, so I decided I'd play the surgery card.  Her response was that if I'd had WLS I should carry a card with me to show when ordering off the children's menu.  Has anyone else been told this?  Odd.  Anyway, she let me order this one time without a card, and my bill was $6.50 and still had plenty of leftovers for at least 2 more meals.  The best part is that the same meal would've cost me $20 had I not gotten the kid's portion.  Guess I will email my surgeon's office or wait until I go in for my adjustment next week.

After dinner I went to a hotel event/party.  There was a group of 10 of us, including the guy I have been seeing since the beginning of December.  I did not end up wearing the purple dress because I just felt that it was too short and I would feel uncomfortable.  Here are a few new pics from the NYE celebration and NYE dress shopping...


My younger cousin was my first "kiss" of 2013...as my date and her husband had disappeared somewhere at midnight.


I found this gem of a dress while I was NYE dress shopping.  It was too small (a regular size L) but it was $4 and I knew I'd be fitting in it soon.  It is backless...can't wait to be able to wear it in public!!! 

5 comments:

  1. Happy New Year, Hollee! It's sure to be a great one for you as you continue on your banded journey :)

    My surgeon's practice handed me a card while I was in the hospital post-op for any restaurant ordering issues. Glad that the waitress gave you the option, but hope she wasn't too snarky about it. Good for you for sticking to your guns!

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  2. Happy New Year! I love ordering kid's meals! I have a card that was given to me after surgery, but I've never actually has anyone ask me to see it.

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  3. I emailed my surgeon's office and they said they are going to send me a card in the mail. I guess I will just use the email until that card arrives if I get asked again. Thanks ladies!!

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  4. My surgeon gave me a card too!! Its the size of a business card!

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  5. Hi Hollee! I just started following you and started my own Lap Band blog on Monday. I am meeting with my surgeon soon to hopefully put it on the calendar...so excited I can't think about practically anything else! Just wanted to say I loved reading about your experiences...as a Size 26 myself, it's amazing to see how you've progressed. It serves as an awesome motivator for me! Keep up the good work...you look wonderful :)

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