MLC45 wrote Still on a plateau 3 weeks ago

The during the entire month of August I have been fluctuating around 186-187, which is disappointing since I’ve had a 9 lbs loss almost every month for the three months.  I know it’s time for the b...

MLC45 wrote Half way there! 1 month, 4 weeks ago

Very excited!  I’ve reached the half way mark in my weight loss goals.  I’m 51 lbs down and have another 49 lbs to go.  In the past I’ve gotten burned out by now on the high protein/low carb diet a...

MLC45 uploaded 2 photos 1 month, 4 weeks ago

MLC45 posted a comment 2 months, 1 week ago
When I had my surgery I weighed 340 lbs. I think the only person...

MLC45 posted a comment 2 months, 1 week ago
My dad brought me a box of homemade pumpkin chocolate chip...

MLC45 wrote When you just crave something cold and sweet! 3 months ago

Summers here and lately I’ve noticed I’ve been craving some ice cream.  Being the good girl I am, I haven’t given into temptation (and I want to keep it that way).  But I wondered what suggestions ...

MLC45 wrote I hate it when this happens 3 months, 1 week ago

I've been so good this week.  I have watched everything I've put into my mouth, and I haven't let a single process carb or gram of sugar pass my lips.  I've been to the gym a few times this week in...

MLC45 posted a comment 3 months, 3 weeks ago
I’ve been in the same boat with the regain and am in the process...

MLC45 posted a comment 4 months, 1 week ago
My husband came to help update the new house. He said he forgot...

MLC45 wrote A new realization 4 months, 1 week ago

Recently I was accepted to graduate school in a town 2 hours away.  In the past 10 days I’ve been able to get off caffeine and carbs, and have dropped 7 lbs.  I came home for a few days (where husb...

MLC45 wrote New Years Resolutions 8 months, 3 weeks ago

I heard a report that most New Years goals have been broken by January 31st.  That being said I decided this year I would make 12 goals, one for each month.  

January I’m focusing on getting...

MLC45 wrote Thanksgiving issues 10 months ago

This past Thursday was Thanksgiving.  Being 17 years post-op I can eat anything my heart desires and not have issues with it.  However, the fact I’ve gained weight and in the process of losing it c...

MLC45 wrote Another week, another pound 10 months, 1 week ago

Life is a constant cycle of ups and downs, and losing weight is no exception.  I’ve been watching what I eat and moving more over the last 7 weeks.  By now I’ve usually gotten discouraged, hungry, ...

MLC45 has a new goal: My goal is to lose enough weight that I can zip up my winter coat that I bought 10 months, 1 week ago
Every time I think about eating a cookie/brownie I’ll ask myself which one I want more, the “goodie” or to wear my coat?

MLC45 wrote Another week in 10 months, 2 weeks ago

I read something earlier this week on this website.  The person said (roughly), “An alcoholic can’t have a single drink, or a smoker can’t have just one cigarette.  If you want to lose the weight y...

Kathy S. wrote 10 months, 3 weeks ago
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MLC45 wrote Life as I know it 10 months, 3 weeks ago

Like most people my weight has been a personal demon most of my life.  I graduated high school at 225, got as high as 252, dropped to 175 a few years later, got married at 190, 5 years later had ba...

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Before & After
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Regain weight of almost 80lbs
51 lbs loss with another 49 to go

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