Courage2Enjoy posted a discussion topic 11 months ago

So we had an oops!  I thought I was ovulating the week after we were intimate but it was during that time.  Anyway, here I am 7 weeks and my first appt. next Tuesday.  I hope everything is going well w/ the little bean and I am trying to stay on track,


Courage2Enjoy uploaded a new photo 1 year, 1 month ago

Courage2Enjoy posted a discussion topic 1 year, 1 month ago

Sharing some victories this week!  

First is I am now down 97 lbs since I started this journey (Jan. 2016).  I started at 5'5 277 and I am now 180 lbs!

I am down 76 lbs since surgery on 4/28/16 (256).

NSV: I cut my hair short fo


Courage2Enjoy posted a discussion topic 1 year, 2 months ago

Hello!!!  It's been a little while since I've been on.  Summer was in full swing and of course now the kids are back to school.  

I hope everyone is staying on point...I am so happy to say I am in wonderland!  Well, have been for a little while


Courage2Enjoy posted a discussion topic 1 year, 3 months ago

So I am a little over three months out and I am loving my sleeve!

First - for all the newbies...yes I too thought what in the world did I do to myself.  I thought that for at least 2 weeks.  I fought hard to get those shakes in, it would take m


Courage2Enjoy posted a discussion topic 1 year, 5 months ago

Had surgery on 4/28 and since then have lost 38 lbs.  My first goal of 40 lbs gone is within arms reach!  Since I started this journey in January with 4 months of mandatory dietitian visits I am down 59 lbs!!

 

My body is changing, maki


Courage2Enjoy posted a discussion topic 1 year, 6 months ago

So as we all know, there will come a time when we'll have to go to a Restaurant - birthdays, client dinners, company events, family gatherings, etc....my question for those that are several months/years post op...Are there restaurants that you would re


Courage2Enjoy posted a discussion topic 1 year, 6 months ago

So today is exactly 3 weeks post op!  43 lbs down since January, when I started this journey, and 22 lbs down since my surgery.  I am extremely happy with my progress thus far.  I still have some areas to work on: drinking more water and getting closer


Courage2Enjoy has a new goal: Lose weight, be healthier, be more active, gain lean muscle and enjoy life witho 1 year, 6 months ago
Stay on track, check the forums for motivation and ideas

Kathy S. wrote 1 year, 6 months ago
Congratulations on your surgery! How did it go?

Courage2Enjoy posted a discussion topic 1 year, 6 months ago

So Thursday, 4/28, was my surgery.  All went well but I woke up in horrible pain...and I can tolerate a good amount of pain.  I haven't really had to take my blood pressure meds but after surgery I was on them.  The gas pain, is by far the worst and I


Sammy2929 wrote 1 year, 6 months ago
Good Luck on your surgery tomorrow!

Courage2Enjoy posted a discussion topic 1 year, 7 months ago

Hello all!  I am new to the forum/site.  I started my VSG journey Jan. 2016 at 277.  My heaviest being 282.  At my pre-op appt. with my surgeon I was 260 and surgery set for next Thursday, 4/28/16.  How exciting, scary, overwhelming, and relieving at t

About Me
27.6
BMI
VSG
Surgery
04/28/2016
Surgery Date
Apr 20, 2016
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Before & After
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Starting weight of this VSG journey
277lbs
Feb. 2017
166lbs

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