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  • I lost two microwaves!

    Frankie82

    I had been trying to figure out how to increase my counter space in my kitchen for months when it finally dawned on me to wall-mount my microwave. I found the brackets on line, but I just wa...

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  • MY DS SURGERY DATE is 9-24-14!!!!!

    blessed-beautiful4

    Everything is done and ready for my DS surgery date of 9-24-14!!  I am so excited and nervous at the same time! Let the journey begin to a new me a renewed me...

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  • 4 Year Surgiversary

    Heidi L.

    Who would have thought that four years could have gone by so quicky.  My weight is still a daily battle, but I am not in a state of deep despair and depression like before surgery.  I have s...

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  • One week ago

    loki_downsized

    I got sleeved. I'm doing pretty good; most pain is gone, to be replaced by some itching. Getting the hang of the smaller pouch is a learning curve. I was eating (hah! drinking!) too much and...

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  • I get easily distracted by others so...

    Sparklegigi

    At my weight watchers meeting they shared this: Don't compare your beginning to someone elses middle and end. Why this works for me is that after my surgery, I was comparing myself to ever...

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  • My first day back to work

    Shakethesoul

    I'm a hairstylist, and let me tell you...I had ladies waiting for me when I arrived. I was so exhausted and I could barely get a break. I had to sneak away to have my shake before I passed o...

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  • I must be a unicorn.

    LessHumid

    Seriously.  Shortly after leaving the PACU, I walked 3 miles. Beating my surgeon's best post-op walker by a quarter of a mile. I'm four days post-op. I've had very little pain. Getting the w...

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  • A Milestone For Me

    MsShawna

    Hi everyone I just did my first 3 mile walk in honor of my son in the juvenile diabetes research walk.I have NEVER Been Able To Walk ONE mile . But I did it I started to hurt through it all ...

    10 comments
  • 27 Months

    tgrlnh

    Gosh it’s been 2 years and almost 4 months. I can’t believe it. My life has changed in so many ways since I started my journey in January 2012. I had a little girl living with m...

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  • Am I Vain?

    pghgirl

    Hey guys. I just was thinking about something. When I have my surgery, it is going to bring a lot of change in my life so I also want to change other things that I don't like. For instance, ...

    5 comments
  • It's All In God's Hands Now...

    Sharshar_

    No one except my mother, brother and doctor knows I'm going through this process... I don't tell anyone basically out of fear.... Fear that if I blab too much about it, I'll jinx it and not...

    1 comment
  • Week one on the liquid diet, argh

    Bubbles314

    This has been the most miserable week I have had in a long time.  What I learned, I am sensative to milk.  I was allergic to milk as a baby/child and drank goats milk.  Once I got to be abou...

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  • Next Steps ahead....

    miraclemom03

    I finally got the psych eval finished up, I ended up having to have "2parts" which consisted of the 1st part talking with the doctor then coming back another day to do a "test" which was rea...

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  • Recovery, day 5

    loki_downsized

    Doing pretty good; really impressed with how little food makes me full. My guide says to eat some liquid/smoothie every 3 hours but trying to do so makes me uncomfortably full. Stomach itsel...

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