Tuesday, August 30, 2011


I am no longer a virgin, gentle readers.

Not in the way you are thinking-- that ship sailed a long, long time ago. No, this time I lost my innocence in a much more unpleasant context: the full stuck episode.

Stuck on my first bite of raw broccoli? Check. Horrible pain in my chest? Check. Slime? Check. Hiccups followed by the icky PB? Oh yes-- in fact, it took three cycles over 40 minutes to clear the pipe hole.

I made it 11 months + without experiencing this lovely lap-band phenomenon, thank god.

The good side is that because of my 2 days of liquids, I lost a lot of water weight and my scale is being momentarily friendly.

My semester starts tomorrow so I've been super busy working to get things ready. At the moment, I'm stuck at home working because my wood floors are being installed in the master bedroom. Not ideal timing, but I'm glad to get rid of the dog hair carpet that has accumulated over the last years no matter how many times I vacuum.


  1. *shudder* Raw broccoli is the devil. Welcome to the club!

  2. Ugh.. I feel your pain, Sister!

  3. Welcome to the PB Club lady! I joined the club a loooooooooong time ago. I'll be happy to show you around.

  4. ooooh now i know when people say to avoid broccoli. its pretty much the ONLY veggie i eat, and i eat it crunchy!

  5. Welcome to the club. You are now a full-flegged member. :)

  6. My name is Leah Ingram, and I'm writing profiles of men and women who have chosen to have Lapband (versus another kind of weight loss surgery), and it sounds like you're a success story. (I'm posting requests on multiple Lapband-related blogs to find people to interview and that's how I found your blog.) If you're interested in speaking with me, can you drop me an email? It is leah dot ingram AT comcast dot net My deadline is 9/12/11. We can talk by phone or do the interview by email.Thanks. Hope to hear from you.