I cannot believe it has been 11 years!! I only dreamed of this day early on as I would read everyones posts. I come here and read, I don't post like I used to, but this place helped me so much. I copied my post from last year (just changing the years) because I really couldn't say it better..........
11 Years ago today my life changed forever!! I was desperate for help and a change, I found that in the DS procedure and Dr. Dennis Smith, my surgeon. I have lost 119lbs, I have kept all but 5-8lbs off. My weight fluctuates a little but I always go back to basics when it creeps up. I had plastic surgery in 2009 to remove the excess skin, 20lbs of it to be exact.
I will forever be grateful to God that I found Dr. Smith and the DS. I would do it over again 100 times!! I would find a way to pay for it out of my pocket if it wasn't covered by my insurance.
I love this DS life!!
6'3" tall, male. Maintaining a loss of 280 pounds.
Highest weight was 475. Consult weight 04/12 was 411. RNY on 08/21/12 at 359 lbs. Current weight 195.
M1 -24; M2 -21; M3 -19; M4 -21; M5 -13; M6 -21; M7 -10; M8 -16; M9 -10; M10 -8; M11 -6; M12 -5.
Congrats Jinjer! It's hard to believe isn't it. I'll be 10 yrs out in April. What a change of life!
HW/225 - 5'1" ~ SW/205/after surgery 215 ~ CW/145~ BMI-25.8~Normal BMI 132 ~DS Dr Rabkin 4/17/08
Plastics in Monterrey - See Group on OH Dr Sauceda Jan 13, 2011
LBL, BL, small thigh lift, arms & a full facelift on 1/17/11 UBL 1/21/13
Love my Body by Sauceda
Congrats! At 11 years out, what do you eat in an average day to maintain current weight?