Was weight loss surgery the Best thing ever done for yourself

Aprilgetinghealth
on 4/5/20 1:38 pm

Was weight loss surgery the Best thing ever done for yourself and how you feel after you lost all your weight.

Cathy H.
on 4/5/20 4:34 pm
VSG on 10/31/16

ABSOLUTELY!!

5'3", CW: 165 Ultimate Goal: 150 ............. Livin' La KETO Loca!!
134 lbs lost since surgery, 195 overall!! Initial goal reached 9/15/17, (10.5 months)!
SW*: 299 GW: 175 HW 3/2015: 360 PSW* 5/2016: 330 *PSW=Prog Start Wt; SW=Surgery Wt

M1 -31, M2 -10, M3 -15, M4 -16, M5 -8, M6 -6, M7 -11, M8 -8, M9 -8, M10 -4, M10.5 -7 GOAL

catwoman7
on 4/5/20 8:48 pm
RNY on 06/03/15

Yes - or one of the two or three best, anyway. I'd do it again in a heartbeat! And I feel great - should have done this years ago!

TheWombat
on 4/6/20 6:50 pm
VSG on 06/11/18

No, the best thing I ever did for myself was getting my PhD. But the weight loss surgery was probably second best.

NYMom222
on 4/6/20 7:08 pm
RNY on 07/23/14

I am so happy I did it. Absolutely no regrets.

Cynthia 5'11" RNY 7/23/2014

Goal reached 17 months. 220lb Weight Loss
Plastic Surgery Dr. Joseph Michaels - LBL and Hernia Repair 2/29/16, Arm Lift, BL, 5/2/16, Leg Lift 7/25/16

#lifeisanadventure #fightthegoodfight #noregrets

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Veggiewoman
on 4/6/20 7:08 pm
RNY on 01/01/14

YES !! Without a doubt the best thing I've ever done for myself!

White Dove
on 4/7/20 5:23 am

Absolutely not. It was a health intervention. At the time it was a quick and easy fix. At time went on the habits I practice to maintain my loss are the habits that might have made surgery unnecessary if I had done them instead of surgery.

The best things I have done for myself were getting my degrees and reading two books that changed my life forever.

Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill

How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie.

Real life begins where your comfort zone ends

Laura in Texas
on 4/7/20 6:05 am
RNY on 09/17/08 with

Definitely not. Deciding to adopt my children was the best thing I ever did for myself. I cannot imagine my life without my kids.

Weight loss surgery was a good health decision, but please don't think your life will be perfect if you lose the weight.

Laura in Texas

53 years old; 5'7" tall; HW: 339 (BMI=53); GW: 140 CW: 170 (BMI=27)

RNY: 09-17-08 Dr. Garth Davis

brachioplasty: 12-18-09 Dr. Wainwright; lbl/bl: 06-28-11 Dr. LoMonaco

"May your choices reflect your hopes and not your fears."

Dee_Caprini
on 4/7/20 1:01 pm

It was definitely one of the decisions at the top of my list! I've lost close to 200 pounds and I can definitely move better and am healthier all round. No longer considered super morbidly obese and am in the normal range for weight, blood work and mentality (not fighting internal demons).

Veggiewoman
on 4/9/20 5:24 pm
RNY on 01/01/14

Good for You Dee! So proud of you .... I know how hard it is to comply with the restrictive diet and even daily exercise . OM Gosh Ure doing GREAT !!!! love love love so stoopid but yet sincere .... huge supportive hugs going your way

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