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Tee O.
on 10/21/17 3:06 pm - altadena, CA
Topic: RE: Are there any old timers still in the forum?

I am really late to this party, but I have just returned to OH. I was on the forum back in 2003 when I was looking into having WLS and then for a couple of years while I was losing weight. There were some changes on the board and I just sort of got lost in the shuffle. I have lost my weight and kept it off (180 lbs... which is crazy to me because I usually just say "over 100 lbs". Today I really realized how MUCH it is - it seems a lifetime ago).

I am happy to be a resource to those who need some support and part of my promise on this journey was that I wanted to "give back" when I was done. Someone encouraged me to move forward and have this surgery and I would love to help someone else find their way to better health and a life not consumed with thinking about our body, losing weight and all the other negative feelings that being overweight carries.

I'm 56 married and 1 22 yr old daughter. I live in California.

I'll find a before picture somewhere and post that on my profile too. It got lost when the site changed.

Tee O.
on 10/21/17 3:00 pm - altadena, CA
Topic: RE: Are there any old timers still in the forum?

Happy to help if I can. I had surgery in 2004 also - lost 180 since then - I have never gained any of it back. I'm 56, live in California, have a husband and 22 yr old daughter and you can talk to me outside of the board if that's more desirable to you :-)

Kathy S.
on 9/26/17 11:01 am - InTheBurbs, XX
RNY on 08/29/04 with

I share with members when they are doing their research read about all options and ask yourself, can I do this for the rest of my life? If the answer is yes then it's the surgery for you. That being said, work with your surgeon as he/she will advise what they think is best for you. Make sure your surgeon does all the procedures you are interested in. Here are some links giving you info on all your options.

Good Luck to you!

HW:330 - GW:150 - MW:118-125

RW:190 - CW:130

on 9/25/17 10:55 pm
(deactivated member)
on 9/17/17 3:27 pm
Topic: Try The 3 Week Diet

The Three Week Diet IS A Fun Way To Lose Weight Fast. Check it out now I wouldn't lie to you, The 3 Week Diet is guaranteed to help you lose 20lbs or more of pure body fat in just 21 days. Don't believe me? Check it out for yourself

on 9/8/17 3:11 am - NC
Revision on 06/23/17
Topic: RE: Sleeve Revision to DS on 6/23/17!

My surgery went great thank you! I has the DS 6/23 and I am down 40lbs!

on 9/7/17 7:42 pm - Avondale, AZ
on 9/7/17 7:39 pm - Avondale, AZ
Topic: New Here

Hi, I'm new here. I'm 32 in AZ. HW:467 SW:447.7 CW:364. I'm having the DS, my surgeon split it in two phases. First phase was sleeve (completed on 2/23/17) I'm about 7 months out. Phase 2 is set for 10/9/17....Has anyone here had the DS and if so, please tell me how you like it? I'm very nervous.

on 8/8/17 6:46 pm - Somewhere in time, SC

I have had RNY, which is very drastic. It totally changed my life, however. I have to very careful with my nutrient intake and anemia. If given the choice now, I would probably have a gastric sleeve procedure. Let me say, that Its all about following the rules stringently and loving yourself through the whole process of weight loss. Best wishes,


Keep on climbing, Till I reach the higher ground

on 8/8/17 6:42 pm - Somewhere in time, SC
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