Kathy1212 posted a comment 4 days, 9 hours ago
Thank you so much, Kathy!

Kathy1212 wrote 44 Weeks Post Op RNY; I BEAT Obesity! 1 week ago

I am so happy!  I stepped on the scales this morning and weighed 174.6, which is a 1.6 Lb loss for the week, and a 129.4 Lb loss all together, and my BMI is now within the OVERWEIGHT range!  


Kathy1212 posted a discussion topic 1 week ago

Hi friends,

I have some exciting news. I weighed 174.6 today, and have now, according to the BMI chart, beat Obesity!

I am 5'4" tall, and was 304 when I started this journey with Optifast last January 11th, and my BMI was 52.18, Obese C

Kathy1212 posted a comment 1 week, 4 days ago
Thanks so much for your support, Kathy. I still have 22-32 Lbs to...

Kathy1212 wrote 10 Month Post Op RNY Surgiverary 1 week, 5 days ago

10 months ago today I had RNY gastric bypass surgery in Toronto Ontario, Canada, with Dr. David Lindsay.  

My starting weight, 3 weeks prior to the surgery date, was 304, and I managed to lo...

Kathy1212 posted a comment 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Thank you, Penny. Ferrets are so cute. I'm lucky the hamster...

Kathy1212 wrote 42 Weeks Post Op 2 weeks, 6 days ago

I'm writing this a day late, but as of yesterday morning (my official weigh in day), I  weighed in at 177.4 and am down 1.6  Lbs for the week, for a total of 126.6 Lbs gone. 

I'm so glad the...

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Kathy1212 posted a discussion topic 3 weeks, 6 days ago

I just bought a new (to me) full length winter coat with a hood at the Value Village. It's from Cleo's and is a size 12 and fits perfectly. I know I wear size 12 pants now but couldn't believe I could get into a size 12 coat.

I kept trying o

Kathy1212 wrote 41 Weeks Post Op 4 weeks ago

I finally broke my few week stall where I have been fluctuating between 179.8-183, since I last wrote.  This morning it finally dropped below 179.8 to 179, which is only a 0.8 Lb drop on the low en...

Kathy1212 posted a discussion topic 1 month, 2 weeks ago

I was posting pics of part of my Dad's birthday week festivities and accidentally clicked on last year's pics and found a rare photo of me (I usually hid) at the same wing place that we went to this year, so I did a side by side photo for comparison.

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Kathy1212 wrote 38 Weeks Post Op 1 month, 2 weeks ago

The weeks are just flying by!  I was 183 Lbs this morning, for a weekly loss of 1.4 Lbs, and a total loss of 121 Lbs!  Woohoo!

My Dad's 78th birthday was a lot of fun.  He and Mom went out t...

Kathy1212 posted a discussion topic 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Hi guys,

So my Dad's birthday is tomorrow, but we're going for wings today with all the relatives, and after that they are coming here for coffee and cake. So last night my Mom baked a chocolate cake, and it smelled heavenly.

Pre op, c

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Kathy1212 wrote 37 Weeks Post Op RNY 1 month, 3 weeks ago

I dropped out of the CAMAW challenge, lol.  I had to; I forgot I was on it on day one and ate some carbs, and felt super anxious because it triggered my pre-op diet mentality.  

I weighed 18...

Kathy1212 posted a comment 1 month, 3 weeks ago
LOL, I've been warning people to use ice cold water and ice ever...

Kathy1212 wrote 36 Weeks Post Op, and Canadian Thanksgiving 2 months ago

I can't believe how quickly the weeks are passing.  36 weeks already.  I was 185 Lbs this morning, so down 119 Lbs total so far.  I need to lose another 10.5 Lbs in order to leave obesity behind an...

Kathy1212 posted a comment 2 months, 1 week ago
Thanks, Kathy, the growths were benign. One was a mole that was...

Kathy1212 wrote 35 Weeks Post Op, Size 12; woohoo! 2 months, 1 week ago


My weight is playering tricks on my, lol.  I had dropped down to 185 for 3 days, which was wonderful, but then on my weigh in day (yesterday) I got on the scale and it had jumped up t...