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Jackie_Morris 14 years, 6 months agoHello Alice! You don't know who I am, but I was seeking inspiration from the before and after photos and came across yours. I clicked to view your profile and... WOW. I was inspired. HOnestly, I'm not sure why; but after reading your entire journey I have gained back my momentum to look forward to my re-birthday (June 28). I saw that your posts had become farther and father and fewer between. That, was what was inspiring to me. The fact that you weren't sitting! You WERE out enjoying your life. OUT! Gone fishing! However, or whatever it maybe. And... THAT's what I am looking forward to. Thank you for staying on top of your online OH journal. If I don't hear from you for awhile... I know that your out with your grandkids or something or how you'd said it, "Harvesting the seeds you've sown." Or something like that (smile). -bye- -J
kylakae 18 years, 10 months ago<table border="0" width="100%"><tr> <td width="15%"><center><IMG SRC="http://www.dwarfworks.com/kyla/pictures/heart92.gif" width="95" height="116"></center></td><td width="85%" valign="middle"><b><font color="#CC0099" face="Lucida Sans">Happy re-Birthday, Alice! Its been one year since your WLS. Congratulations on your awesome weight loss! I hope this anniversary finds you feeling happy and healthy. Please stop by and update your profile and share your reflections on being one year post-op!</font></b></td> </tr></table>
LINDA C. 19 years, 10 months agoAlice -- When you want to post for people to read it on the Message Board, you need to go to the Message Board at the top of your screen and click those words and then you will be able to post to the Message Board. You can read all kinds of postings about everyone going through this journey. When you post your angel report, where it says No-not an update, hit the arrow and it will say Yes I have an update. Highlight that update and it will show up on the message board when you type it. It will also be blue. So glad to read your update. I am so proud of you. Love/Linda
careywatkins 19 years, 10 months agoHi Alice! I read your profile update and I'm glad to see you're finally home. I hope you continue to have a smooth recovery and you return to good health VERY soon! Take Care!
LINDA C. 19 years, 10 months agoHi Everyone -- Alice came home on the 22nd I believe and ended up going back to the hospital a couple days later. I finally located her this past Saturday and she was back in the hospital. She was having problems with her oxygen levels so they put her back in the hospital to run some tests to make sure she is alright. She said she thought she would probably have to go home on the oxygen. She said she didn't want to scare me, but not knowing really me scared. She was suppose to go home on Sunday and call me, but I haven't heard from her yet. I will be calling her home to see if she made it back home today. Please continue to pray for her speedy recovery.
LINDA C. 19 years, 10 months agoHi Everyone -- Alice is home and sounds wonderful. Had a little trouble getting use to her recliner but is doing well now. A congrats would be very welcome. Thanks to everyone for their posts and prayers. Angel hanging up her wings but not the friendship I have made. Alice you are wonderful. God Bless You and your family. ::--))
Tere C. 19 years, 10 months agoAlice .....you are an inspiration girl ! I pray for you a speedy recovery and healing by his hand! May he just wrap you in his arms and Drop his many graces all over your head! May the spirit be with you to lift you in your lowest moments. And may his mothers mercy be ever with you. Thank you for your gift of Love and Sharing. You have reached the other side, I have but 16 days to go and they just won't pass soon enough. God Bless.
Kelly C. 19 years, 10 months agoAlice, I just read your profile from start to finish, and I can't help but say I have a tear in my eye. You are the most inpirational people I think I have ever met. I am just now accepting Jesus into my life, head and heart, so I am beginning to understand some of the comments you have made. You made such a tribute to your family, friends and yourself. I RESPECT that. I wish many blessings on your and yours and pray that all will be grand. You definately deserve it. God Bless.......
LINDA C. 19 years, 10 months agoHi Everyone -- Alice had her leak test today and it came out well. If everything goes well she will be going home tomorrow afternoon. I have really enjoyed being your Angel Alice and I wouldn't trade it for anything. I haven't yet made it to the otherside but guess what, I believe Alice is going to be my angel on my journey. Everyone should try and be an angel, it is the most fulfilling experience I have ever been through. The feelings you get when you hear the voice of your sister in WLS. It is more than words can express. She said to me "I made it and so will you". She is so wonderful. I thank God for sending you to me Alice. I have found me a friend for life. Thank you Alice for allowing me once again to be your angel. Love--Hugs!!!!!!
papachuk2003 19 years, 10 months agoGod bless you Alice and may you have a speedy recovery! I had mine done 3 weeks ago by Dr. Jim I am doing wonderful and have lost 47 lbs already. I wish you all the best on your journey to the lighter side of life.
Clinton TWP, Mi
Dec 18, 2000
Before & After
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Waiting for a surgery date!
130 + lbs GONE 15 months post -op GLORY TO GOD!