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My Risk Factors Are Improving

My new life began 60 days ago.

New Life written on rural road | Credit: gustavofrazao | (under license)

Nearly two months ago, my life changed drastically. Of course, that sounds much more dramatic than it is, but my surgery was a significant change.

I underwent a sleeve gastrectomy on September 1st, and things are going well. However, I’m not going to say that it’s been easy. Food is a massive part of life and developing a new relationship with food takes…




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Danell teNyenhuis Black

Danell teNyenhuis Black

Widow, Mother, Wife, Associate Professional Clinical Counselor. Recovering Republican trying to find my way.

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