Betty A. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
More praise for green chicken soup! - I've seen the accolades, but the long list of veggies intimidated me a little. However, I'm tiring of tuna and turkey, and looking for recipes to keep me going in weight loss so de...

Betty A. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
Shopping on the regular side-twice! - I bought a smaller size of scrubs for work and those have been ok, but needed a few real clothes. Of course I'm used to going to the plus sizes, but thought I might try the regular...

Betty A. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
I don't want to be that one - I've been here long enough to read about those who start this journey, then fade away. Some come back with requests for help from regain. I had surgery Nov 26 and lost 54 pounds so...

Betty A. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
Onederland - Haven't seen it in over 14 years (before the year 2000), but weighed 198.8 today. :) :) :) NSVs: People are starting to notice the loss and that makes me feel self-conscious. I ha...

Betty A. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
This is why - 36 pounds down now. Went to a Polar Blast snow tubing event with my hubby and boys today. It was our first time. We had so much fun being outside and playing together. I just felt ...

Betty A. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
4 weeks in, 26 down - Today is exactly 4 weeks for me. Lost 10 pounds week one and again week two. Now lost 3 each week for the last two. Some days struggling to get fluid and protein goals but stayi...

Betty A. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
2 week update - And down 20 (yes, twenty) pounds! Fluids going well, not on the high end, but sufficient. Started puréed. I like eggface's Banana Bread Smoothie- I didn't use a banana and it wa...

Betty A. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
Happy! - My hemoglobin is 12 (was 13 preop) and the JP drain came out today. Protein is hard but fluids are good. I'm happy and so very thankful.  I bought myself a Pandora bracelet ...

Betty A. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
Scary start but looking up - After months and months of reading, preparing, talking with others- I did it! My surgery was picture perfect- seriously, I have the pictures to prove it! Who can prepare for com...

Betty A. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Starting now - My surgery is scheduled 11/26 and I had the final preop education with the team yesterday. My surgeon doesn't require a liquid diet unless the BMI is 50 or more but the PA menti...

Betty A. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 12 months ago
Finally scheduled - I'm happy to report that I am scheduled for 11/26! I'm as ready as I can be. Thanks for all of the great information here.     

Betty A. added a goal 6 years, 3 months ago
Have a safe and successful surgery

Betty A. added a goal 6 years, 3 months ago
get small enough for my husband to pick me up

Betty A. added a goal 6 years, 3 months ago
Become all I can be, mind, body and spirit.

Betty A. added a goal 6 years, 3 months ago
be a good example to my children

Betty A. added a goal 6 years, 3 months ago
Strive to be more like Christ everyday

Betty A. added a goal 6 years, 3 months ago
Be healthy and comfortable in my own skin

Betty A. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
Decision solidified - I have been researching this surgery for a long time, talked to several people who had it done, and read MANY of the threads in this forum. I finally, officially, signed in as a...
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11/26/2013
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Jul 01, 2013
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