acbbrown posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
If you want to wear a bikini..... - Be prepared for the skinny bitch consequences like getting sunburn on parts of your body that have never seen the light of day. Ummmm my butt is burnt!!!   days like this make th...

acbbrown posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
I hate food - Not all food but for many months now, i just hate the thought of eating. I really just live off protein shakes, greek yogurt and oatmeal and quest bars  right now because I just ca...

acbbrown posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
Coming back here! - This was the forum that pushed me to have WLS to begin with but ive been away for a year and a half now dealing with back crap. I finally had back surgery a couple weeks ago, and b...

acbbrown posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
Forgiveness Formula - This is a book ive been reading about the process of forgiving - others and ourselves. Whether it's something big or little, NOT forgiving means carrying around pain, anger, and re...

acbbrown added a goal 7 years ago
Learn better eating habits that will help me stay healthy

acbbrown added a goal 7 years ago
Build up my fitness after back surgery.

acbbrown added a goal 7 years ago
Attend the ObesityHelp 2014 Conference!

acbbrown posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Talk about freaking stalls - 3 yrs out - Maybe it'll make all the new ops feel better but even at 3 years out my body does weird stuff. I had back surgery and gained 15 lbs from fluid,  steroids, just general surgical wei...

acbbrown posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Screw it....im now a bikini owner! - Ive been obsessed lately with buying a bikini since i paid for all my plastic surgery - i deserve to wear a freaking bikini (or whatever I want). I was having major problems accept...

acbbrown posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
The Rules of Change - Unfortunately, we can't rely on unconscious change in regards to changing our relationship with food. That process will take nothing less than total awareness of your beliefs, feel...

acbbrown posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Back surgery - update - I just wanted to share with all my friends that I had back surgery on Friday. They surgery was quick and perfect and my recovery well....I'm managing the pain the best I can withou...

acbbrown posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
An "uh oh, WTF" moment - WLS patient pro - In preparing for surgery, I ordered all my favorite protein powders. A my dearest of all - chike iced coffee protein. I used to love this stuff, drink it all day long, and was just...

acbbrown posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Self hate to self love - follow up - This is a topic I deal with every day, and its been touching for so many of you to reach out to me and ask for more. So im going to share. Some of its jumbled bc its my own writing...

acbbrown posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
From self hate to self love - a peaceful meditatio - This is something I found extremely helpful in my recent journey. Its from a Hindu Monk named Kirpal Venanji.   "Break your heart no longer. Each time you judge yourself, you bre...

acbbrown posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Ive been on a crazy coaster, but it's over now! - I am so sorry ive been gone for so long! I miss my friends here. I wanted to come give you guys an update.  I just recently completed a 5 weeks inpatient trauma recovery program (...

acbbrown posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Losing weight without dieting ( losing the regain) - Im finally back here ! Its been a while - my life has been pretty chaotic. But I want to share some thoughts. It's fairly similiar to the topic Elina posted a couple days ago.  Fr...

acbbrown posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
Fnally turned a corner in the right direction - Hiiii my lovely OH fam! I can't believe Im closing in on 3 years post op. after a shitastic year and a half, I have finally gotten the help I need. Ive been in an inpatient hospita...

acbbrown posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
Going camping....need help with meal ideas - Ive been feeling physically pretty decent lately. ive gotten back on track for now. So, I am heading out to the beach to go camping (in this cold, fml). We are going to do some ...
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