Long Week. Ends.

It's been 11 weeks since I've been out of surgery, and this week has been tough. I had a lot of stomach cramps that would last anywhere from 40 minutes to 90 minutes and the return of the dreaded "cat and hair ball" syndrome during certain meals. After making some gains in the weight department … Continue reading Long Week. Ends.

“I Smell Ice Cream!!!”

I've been experimenting with homemade ice cream and today I discovered a winner! My best homemade ice cream yet: Sugar Free Coffee Ice Cream 8 egg yolks 6 ounces of Truvia 1 tsp vanilla extract 3 cups half and half 1 cup heavy whipping cream 2 Starbucks Italian Roast Via packets Whisk egg yolks slowly … Continue reading “I Smell Ice Cream!!!”

The Truffle Shuffle and Things Skinny People Don’t Tell You

It has been 10 weeks since my surgery and two weeks since my last blog post. Week 9 was a terrible week as far as recovery goes. I felt sick for most of the week and had terrible episodes of "dumping syndrome" which contrary to popular belief, has nothing to do with my bowel movements. … Continue reading The Truffle Shuffle and Things Skinny People Don’t Tell You

Cooking? #YOLO Homie.

It was 8 weeks yesterday that I said, "farewell" to my stomach and to celebrate, I tried to eat a piece of steak again. After cutting the beef down to tiny, delicious teriyaki marinated morsels of skirt steak and a good amount of chewing, the meat went down and stayed down. Sweet glory! The steak put up … Continue reading Cooking? #YOLO Homie.