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Justme 16 years, 11 months agoHi, Congrats on your surgery date. My prayers are with you for a speedy recovery and a smooth journey on the losing side. God Bless
pam k. S. 16 years, 11 months agoSandra, Wishing you a skillfull handed surgeon, successful surgery,speedy recovery, and wonderful weightloss. See you on the otherside! Go for your dreams! Hugs!
Naes Wls J. 16 years, 11 months ago<b>~*~I SAID A PRAYER FOR YOU TODAY~*~ I said a prayer for you today And know God must have heard- I felt the answer in my heart Although He spoke no word I didn't ask for wealth or fame, I knew you wouldn't mind, I asked Him to send treasures Of a far more lasting kind, I asked that He'd be near you At the start of each new day, To grant you health and blessings And friends to share your way. I asked for happiness for you In all things great and small, But it was for His loving care I prayed the most of all.</b>
JOLENE D. 16 years, 11 months agoHi Sandra, just want to wish you a successful surgery. Know that God is watching over you and we are all praying for your speedy recovery. BIGGHUGGZZZZ
Cathy W. 16 years, 11 months agoI wanted to wish you well with your upcoming surgery. I hope that all goes well and that you are up and out and about real soon. I'll bet you are are doing a happy dance accompanied by a bundle of unwanted "NERVES", but don't worry be HAPPY! You are in my thoughts and prayers. Good Luck!
Vickye P. 16 years, 11 months agoSandra, thank you for being such good support since we met at the Support Meeting in July. Your wit and information is putting me at ease for my surgery a week before yours. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Karen N. 16 years, 11 months agoBest wishes and extra prayers for smooth surgery and recovery. A positive mental attitude is your best preparation! You'll do great with this life-saving tool!
Justin F. 16 years, 11 months agoHi. Congrats, you are on your way to the losing side. You have made a valiant decision for a healthier lifestyle and I applaud you. Good luck on your upcoming surgery and I hope you have a speedy and painless recovery and success on the rest of your journey
Pamela C. 16 years, 12 months agoCongratulations on your surgery date. Good Luck and may God Bless you. Hoping to have my date soon.
Lisa Jean 17 years agoSandra! Hi there and CONGRATS on choosing the DS/bpd!! WOO HOO Im so excited for you!! I had the DS/bpd on 2/20/03 and on 6/20 (4mo anniversary) I was down 88#! You can read my story by clicking on my highlighted name at the bottom of this post. But I can tell you this now! GOD BLESS THE INVENTOR OF THE DS AND FOR MY SURGEON!! I get about 2000 cal. in a day and I never feel deprived! I eat more now than I did pre op...only because then I only ate supper..of course my meals are much smaller. But I can eat anything I want...just focusing on protien first of course. I stay clear of pasta and breads (carbs) as they give me the toots...thats the only complaint/complication I have, and I was 478# the day of surgery so I feel pretty lucky to say that! This is OUR year and we are going to do great! I wish you a fast and easy recovery and a safe operation! YOU WILL DO GREAT! Just stay positive and remember that you deserve this and all the good that comes with it! HUGS and HEALTH! Lisa :)
Jun 13, 2003
Before & After
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April 2003 - Vacationing Downunder! Yes, that is a live koala, jealous?
May 2003 - At the office - close to my highest weight