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  • Feeling like a failure already

    chimeraboo

    Not even 2 weeks after the surgery and I feel like a complete failure.  I haven't cheated or anything but I just feel like the results I expected from this surgery are not being fulfilled.  ...

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  • Seeing the Brightside

    mevoila86

    So... the stall continues. Today was a bit emotional as I asked my brother and cousin to head back home. I'm finding that without food as a crutch, my body is trying to find other outlets fo...

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  • Addicted... to buying clothes

    thethinme

    I know I don't need any more clothes... I know I have more than enough. I know my closet is packed already. I've bought enough smaller pieces in the past years after surgery. Yet every few ...

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  • OCTOBER 22ND IS MY BEGINNING OF A NEW LIFE!

    Nina1119

    I'm working hard to clear my desk so I can leave the office today.  I am being sleeved TOMORROW!  I'm so excited, I have a shot of being a "normal sized' person.  I don't know what that is l...

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  • 2 weeks and 1 day post op

    Bubbles314

    I am so excited, today I get to eat puree foods.  It sure beats the protein shakes (I was getting very tired of protein shakes).  So far I have had cream soups pureed of course and no proble...

    1 comment
  • 16 Weeks out! It's Been awhile!!

    hawkeye_kate

    Wow!  I can't believe I am 4 months out from surgery already!  Time has flown by!  I thought that when I started this journey that Blogging would be my outlet.  I would be able to come here ...

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  • I love the support and advice found in the forums...

    AllisonAnn

    Another member wrote this in their post today and I am adopting it as a mantra to help me on my way: "My mantra is simple, protein and produce, vitamins, water, and walking."...

    1 comment
  • Sad

    mz_shyne

    I've gained almost 4 lbs since my last dietitian appointment because i stress ate the entire mth.. Now im affraid they might kick me out of the program. My thing is they arent really helping...

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  • 7 years out from DS

    STP

    Just a report of a good life post DS. Went down to low 130s and have settled long-term into high 130s with fluctuation of just a few pounds up and down. Healthy, active, all labs good. Hiked...

    2 comments
  • went to my first plastics consult

    MeliT

    omg i can't believe its so tangible now! the doc suggested a full TT. but i need a second, third, fourth opinion first. because i do want more kids. but now i already have my hopes up for a ...

    2 comments
  • Need to eat more!

    kmcress

    Well, after my last weeks weight loss of 5 lbs versus the 3 lbs my doctor wanted, I was told to eat 1500 calories a day. I have been really trying hard to do so, but the only way I have seem...

    3 comments
  • In 11 more pounds I will Have lost 100lbs In Less Than A Year

    musiqsoulchild

    I feel like I've started a whole new life I've noticed big changes in my body but it is still hard for me to see it when I look in the mirror, I know that's crazy but that's not to say I don...

    1 comment
  • 13 days to go :)

    miraclemom03

    Surgery will be here before I Know it!!! :) I have 8 days until pre-op visit and then surgery on Nov 3rd. I am still holding steady at 12lbs lost so far, I need to lose 8 more before surgery...

    2 comments
  • Little Victories

    xcherryblossomx

    Finally over my plateau. For the longest time I was stuck at 244/245lbs... then at 242lbs. I'm finally at 240lbs. Hopefully I will be in the 230s soon. I can't remember the last time I was i...

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  • Almost half way there

    Amy M.

    On 10/30/14 I'll be exactly 3 months post op.  Since starting this process I've lost 71lbs, from 322 to 251.  22lbs were lost on my own, 13 lbs lost in my 2 week pre op diet, and 36 lbs lost...

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