Brenda777 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
I hit goal two weeks ago, had my tummy tuck on Fri - I am getting through the tummy tuck recovery.  To me, the tummy tuck is not as painful as a C-Section, and I have had two of them.  My doctor did the inverted T to give my body ...

Brenda777 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Why did you gain all the weight in the first place - I always said the reason I gained the weight was bcos the weight made me feel safe.  I had been sexually abused as a child, and my subconscious thought weight would make me safe...

Brenda777 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
9 month update: At medical goal/Tummy Tuck in one - My primary care physician set my medical goal to be between 160 and 165. I am there.     I am scheduled to have a tummy tuck on January 4, 2012.  That procedure will tak...

Brenda777 posted a comment 7 years, 1 month ago
Wow, you look amazing... so handsome.

Brenda777 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
I did the neck lift 4 weeks ago, the tummy tuck is - I am -143 pounds.  10 more pounds to go.  My doctor set my goal weight to be 165.  I am 5'2, so I won't be a skinny girl, but I am very comfortable with my doctor's goal weight....

Brenda777 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
How I am doing 7 months out. - I am down a total of 143 pounds since I started my weight loss journey.   I am down -93.6 since I got sleeved on March 19th.  I am 10 pounds from my medical goal.   ...

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Brenda777 posted a comment 7 years, 1 month ago
You look so cute! Congrats!

Brenda777 posted a comment 7 years, 1 month ago
Wow, you are so slender and strong! Congrats!

Brenda777 posted a comment 7 years, 2 months ago
You look amazing! I need to update photos. I have not done that...

Brenda777 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
It is a different life at -132.4 pounds. -  I was thinking this week of some of the non-scale victories I have experienced.  Some of the best ones: - My mother bought me a faux-fur coat 29 years ago, size 14.  I could ne...

Brenda777 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Hair Loss Issue -- How it went for me. - Yes, I had hair loss.   I was sleeved on March 19th.  One month after surgery, my hair began to fall out.  At it's worst, it just fell out like mad... even standing at the bathr...

Brenda777 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
I hit minus 100 pounds about three weeks ago! - I am slow to come in!  But, I hit -100 pounds about three weeks ago or so.  I will post updated pictures when I can.  Hopefully soon!   I am happy with the loss.  My only neg...

Brenda777 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
Where is the best place to buy protein drinks? - I know you all have your favorites.  My favorite is Proti diet wildberry.  I mix it with 12 to 16 oz of water so it is not as sweet.  I bought mine at the hosptal where I had surge...

Brenda777 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
Does food taste different after getting sleeved? - I am 8 weeks out.  Tonight was the first time I had unhealthy food.  Not that I am proud!  I just wanted to try it. I had two small bites of cake.  I used to love cake before ge...

Brenda777 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
7 1/2 weeks out and the hair loss begins. Start th - I was hoping to make it to 3 months before the hair loss started. It has started, sigh.   I notice up in the bangs area.  It is really thin, and to me, it's really noticeable...

Brenda777 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
Question for veteran sleevers. Food eating questi - Just wondering -- Will it  ever be possible to eat rice, and not have issues with it?   I have heard it swells up and causes pain.   Tonight I baked rice and chicken for dinn...

Brenda777 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
The sleeve and blood pressure. - How did getting sleeved affect your blood pressure? I was really surprised at how my body reacted to surgery.  I used to take 160 mg. of Diovan.  I've been  taking blood pressur...

Brenda777 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
WARNING: TMI kind of question! Embarrassing! But - I've been wanting to post this for awhile... but.... it's embarrassing!  Since we have all been sleeved... maybe someone knows the answer to this TMI question.   After getting s...

Brenda777 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
I can feel a huge NSV within my reach. Unbelievabl - I've been on this weight loss journey a long time. I lost and kept off 60 pounds for 6 years on my own, and could not go further due to fear of being smaller (weight was my securit...

Brenda777 wrote a blog post 7 years, 7 months ago
4 weeks and 5 days out. -  I am happy I did this.  A month out, and down 15 pounds since surgery.  I know that is not a huge amount, but I know for sure, this would not have happened without getting sleeved...

Brenda777 posted a comment 7 years, 7 months ago
You look amazing! Congratulations.

Brenda777 posted a comment 7 years, 8 months ago
What an amazing loss!
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