MLC45 wrote A small set back 6 months ago

I went for a check up with my weight managment doctor and I'm up 5 pounds from 2 months ago.  I've had a rough couple of months (stress wise) and then went on vacation.  The nutritionist suggested ...


MLC45 posted a comment 6 months, 3 weeks ago
That's a tough question and only you can answer it. I'm not a...

MLC45 wrote One Year Mark 6 months, 3 weeks ago

One year ago today I went to the doctor.  I stepped on the scale like I would at every appointment, and weighed in at 225.  This was down from a few years ago, but I wasn't happy with the numbers I...


MLC45 posted a comment 8 months, 1 week ago
I to am a stress eater and pretty close to the same age. I spoke to...

MLC45 posted a comment 10 months ago
You're still healing so being tire is normal. The exercise plan I had...

MLC45 wrote End of Year Update 10 months, 3 weeks ago

As 2018 comes to a close, I look back with a smile on all that has happened.  I started out the year weighting about 235.  I had over 90 pounds of regain since my RNY in 2000.  I got down to 163 an...


MLC45 wrote Back on the wagon!! Contrave added to my regiment 1 year ago

The last 3 months have been a trip. I had a 6 week plateau and when I finally started losing weight again, I gave into the monsters in my head and ate and drank anything that fit in my mouth (espec...


MLC45 wrote Still on a plateau 1 year, 2 months 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 year, 3 months 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 year, 3 months ago

MLC45 posted a comment 1 year, 4 months ago
When I had my surgery I weighed 340 lbs. I think the only person...

MLC45 posted a comment 1 year, 4 months ago
My dad brought me a box of homemade pumpkin chocolate chip...

MLC45 wrote When you just crave something cold and sweet! 1 year, 5 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 1 year, 5 months 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 1 year, 5 months ago
I’ve been in the same boat with the regain and am in the process...

MLC45 posted a comment 1 year, 6 months ago
My husband came to help update the new house. He said he forgot...

MLC45 wrote A new realization 1 year, 6 months 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 1 year, 10 months 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 1 year, 11 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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...


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MLC45 wrote Life as I know it 2 years 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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Pre-surgery weight (May 2000)
340lbs
2 years post op (Feb 2002)
165lbs

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