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  • Quiet Morning to Reflect

    MerryGoRound61

    I woke up at 4:55 am today and after getting my faculties together, I got to thinking of when things started to go south on my weight gain.  I think it began when I worked night shift at a h...

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  • Fall is in the air

    scarlette123

      Fall is only a day away... I am so jack wagon excited!  6 months since surgery and 96# down.  Eluded by that evasive 100# by a mere 4 pounds!  I took some pics in my original clothes from ...

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  • Running

    dianah_m

    Well since surgery I have been able to compete in a Mudderella (5miles) and was able to complete it. I am amazed at what my body can do now since I've lost 50+ lbs. I hope to continue to los...

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  • Soft Foods!!!!!!

    acrazy_2011

    So today I start soft foods and I am SCARED . Is this normal????????? I would like to stay on purred foods but I know I will not the right nutrients that I need. I need my mom here to help m...

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  • Anxious

    mzcancer

    Surgery day is almost here. I am nervous and anxious. Hoping the band can be removed with no problem. Shout out to all September 23's....

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  • Sad today :-(

    Pegasus_AM

    Today I sadly had to say goodbye to one of my best friends, 14 years together and I'll never regret a moment of it. Losing somebody who has been so close to you for 14 years takes a piece of...

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  • Day 12 Post op - meh!

    Loretta T.

    I had my surgery and all went well. I have been on phase 1 (clear liquids) for 10 days. Yesterday started phase 2 (all liquids). I have tried premier protein shake and my sleeve is not feeli...

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  • So far so good...for today anyway

    MerryGoRound61

    Yesterday was a bad eating day. I ate fried chicken, mashed potatoes, green beans, and a roll when we went out for dinner last night.  On the flipside, I did only eat half of it and boxed th...

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  • Surgery Complete

    Crystal B.

    On the 9th I had my surgery.  They performed a gastric bypass as well as removed my gall bladder.  They also found a mass on my liver and removed it as well.  Luckily it was benign.  The doc...

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  • I need to get on track, anyone anyone willing to help?

    Hello-kitty

    I had a gastric bypass in 2008 I weighed 328,  I did excellent and found myself under 200 within a year. My problem is this in 2010 my weight had leveled off at 210 more than I wanted but be...

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  • Got the approval from my psych!

    artist4life92768

    Yay!!! I will continue seeing her though, especially after the surgery. We have a good bond. :-) On another note, I saw my sleep doc and asked that my results be forwarded to my surgeon. Tha...

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  • Forward progress

    kmcress

    Well I am officially C-Diff free and am even off the antibiotics now. It was a long 5 weeks but I made it.    Now, I am back to focusing on making the best of my new life. I am getting up ...

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  • Signed the papers!

    kim_pei

    Today I went and saw Monique first.  She weighed me and signed a few consent forms and went over my vitals and current meds.  I was pleasantly surprised to find out I was down to 316.  Then ...

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  • Two giant steps back

    Frankie82

    This week I started a return to work program. Rather than full time hours, I had arranged to work 12:30-5:30 for the week. Monday was a bit of a mess. I ended up having abdominal spasms and ...

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