Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Quote Love...

"Anyone can achieve their fullest potential;

who we are might be predetermined,
but the path we follow is always of our own choosing.
We should never allow our fears
or the expectations of others to set the frontiers of our destiny.
Your destiny can't be changed,
but it can be challenged.
Every man is born as many men
and dies as a single one."

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Surprise Surgery

Some of you may know but most of you don't, but I've been going through the paces to be qualified for lapband surgery. These include:
1. A sleep study
2. Bloodwork
3. Upper GI
4. Gallbladder series ultrasound
5. Barium swallow
6. Psychiatry
7. Nutritionist

Well friends, all of my pre-appointments have been done except for the last two, which I have scheduled for the next week. Well...until I started getting results on Friday.

Well apparently I have to have my gallbladder taken out.
(I should have known when the tech asked "have you been having belly pain" and then "i'm just going to go show the doctor this")

And apparently I have severe obstructive sleep apnea.


My gallbladder surgery is scheduled for September 2nd, and this coming thursday I have my second sleep study for my sleep apnea.

Hopefully I will be qualified for my lapband surgery sometime in October, but these setbacks may push it farther. I will keep you updated!

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Santa Fe: People

My sister Rhonda and my two beautiful amazing Nieces are the ones I was visiting in Santa Fe, here are some pics from the trip, you may have seen them on FB, but for those who haven't here they are!

This is Macall...we were still celebrating her birthday! She's adorable.

This is Gunther. He is Macall's pup and I am obsessed with him.

This is Morgann, the supermodel.

This is Morgann's dog charlie. I might be obsessed with him too.

This is my sister and I

Rhonda and I again at Dinner

Rhonda, Me, Macall @ Lunch

This is Macall and her Fiancee Brandon..they bought me coffee and I love them.

This is Morgann and her bf Chris..

Macall and I in front of McLarry Modern the gallery where Rhonda works

Morgann cracks me up..


My family is so photogenic!

Morgann and I love hand hugging

We decided her nail polish and my ring went smashingly together

Macall, Morgann, Me

Now some pretty places pictures:

The view from Rhonda's porch

Outside the restaurant after the rain

The gallery

Are these colors not to die for??