BriarRose posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
What I do when life gets in the way...... - Well, I got sick.  I am a life long asthmatic, and at 57 (on Thursday !)  when I catch a cold, it goes right to my lungs.  After a week of misery, I gave in to letting my doc put m...

BriarRose posted a discussion topic 8 years, 8 months ago
What LIFE CHANGES have you made since VSG ?? - I was thinking about what LIFE CHANGES I have made since getting my VSG -- and realized that in the past year, I've changed HOW I live and WHAT I do. Here are some of my LIFE CH...

BriarRose posted a discussion topic 8 years, 8 months ago
I did something I haven't done in 30 years today ! -  ~~~ I bought a size 14 jean ~~~ YES ~~~ you read that right ~~~ A SIZE 14 JEAN ! ~~~ Right before I started this journey, I had to buy Plus size 28 jean.  I felt humilitated th...

BriarRose posted a discussion topic 8 years, 9 months ago
ONE YEAR TODAY - That's right, it's my surgiversary !   For those who want to know, I am what many would call a slow loser -- BUT I WOULD NOT ~~~ I call my weight loss a flipping miracle !!...

BriarRose posted a discussion topic 8 years, 9 months ago
Anyone else having health tracker woes ? - I have changed my tracker twice now in a couple days, and it shows the changes in my profile, but won't show it here.... Or rather it showed for a while, then has gone back the ...

BriarRose posted a discussion topic 8 years, 9 months ago
6 week stall with gain ----TOTALLY BROKEN !!!! - I DID IT !!!!  I BROKE THE STALL AND WEIGHT GAIN FROM HELL !!!!!! With the advice and help of my OH friends, Elina and Frisco, I not only lost the 4 pounds that crept on from wh...

BriarRose wrote a blog post 8 years, 9 months ago
Things I can do now....and what's changed.... - I have lost 121 pounds.  I have gone from a size 28 to a size 14/16 petite ~ I have lost (according to curves) 69 inches of myself ! I can fit into a booth at resturants. I c...

BriarRose wrote a blog post 8 years, 9 months ago
November to January 1 Gained 4 pounds. - Being Jewish means not one, Christmas celebration ...... or one Christmas party at family, or even one christmas eve, and another Christmas day, and another Christmas night......It...

BriarRose posted a discussion topic 8 years, 9 months ago
Let's Play -- What can you do now, that you couldn - We haven't done this in a while, and have lots of new members......sooooooo..... WHAT CAN YOU DO NOW, THE YOU COULDN'T DO BEFORE WEIGHT LOSS ????!!!! Here's my list: Driv...

BriarRose posted a discussion topic 8 years, 9 months ago
One year (almost) Surgeon visit report. - I had my one year surgeon's visit yesterday.  And wanted to report back here.  I have lost a total of 121 pounds since starting my pre op program.  That is a total of 34 pounds...

BriarRose posted a discussion topic 8 years, 9 months ago
MY Stall BROKEN by Elina and Frisco !!!!! - I am almost a year out.  And I gained 4 pounds that won't come off.  Two months of battleing that 4 darn pounds; up and down, and no down movement that lasted more than a day !!!  ...

BriarRose posted a discussion topic 8 years, 9 months ago
Pictures !!!!! - OK......One more try for pictures !  The close up was taken two months before surgery, I had already lost about 25 pounds from my highest.  The one on the right, was taken last w...

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BriarRose posted a discussion topic 8 years, 9 months ago
trying to post pics...... for the first time !!!! - Download Download Download I don't know if this worked, Dawnie has been trying to help me with this !  It is the first time I have posted pictu...

BriarRose wrote a blog post 8 years, 11 months ago
179.5 - I'm in the 170's !!!!  OMG.  I can't believe it. I have NO idea when the last time I weighed somewhere around this number.  Most probably somewhere about 1983.  That would mean.......

BriarRose posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
Shopping NSV -- Black Friday -- and so happy ! - I have two events in December that I need to attend, and need to wear a skirt/dress for each.  I bought 2 skirts in June, when I was interviewing for jobs, but they are now too big...

BriarRose posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
UP-Date almost 10 months out -- - I usually post on the VSG site, but like to post here from time to time, as it was such a boon to me pre-op and early out !  I started my quest for weight loss surgery when my ...

BriarRose posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
10 month Dr. check !!! - Saw my surgeon yesterday for a check up and "how are you doing" appt.   I was a bit concerned that I might get "yelled at" because my weight loss has slowed down so much....but sur...

BriarRose wrote a blog post 8 years, 11 months ago
Some pounds are easier to lose than others..... - There are some pounds that seem to hang on there for ever !  Why did 183 stick around for ever; but 182 was here and gone in a week ?!  And now 181 is stuck like glue to me.  On th...

BriarRose posted a discussion topic 8 years, 12 months ago
A FEW THINGS I'VE LOST --- NSV --- - I work out 3 to 4 days a week at Curves, a ladies circuit gym.  They take your measurments and weight every month.  Today was 13 months since I started working out there.  The ...

BriarRose posted a discussion topic 8 years, 12 months ago
Celebrating -- 1/4 of a pound loss TODAY !!! - Not to scare newbies off....but I broke my almost 4 week stall this morning !!!  YES !!! The scale finally went below 183 --- 182.75 !!!  I am just enterning my 10th month ...

BriarRose wrote a blog post 9 years ago
TWO STINKING POUNDS - Two stinking pounds is all I lost this month.  I am pissed.  I am pissed at myself, I am pissed at my tiny tummy, I am pissed at chocolate.  I can now eat more all of a...

BriarRose posted a discussion topic 9 years ago
Really weird NSV - I was cleaning out my closet again.  The 18 capris that I was so proud of at summer's start are now too big, and even after hot washing, and hot dryers are falling off my rear end....

BriarRose wrote a blog post 9 years ago
The bouncing scale and me.... - Up a pound, up two pounds ---- up four pounds.  Down two pounds.  Down another pound.  Up a pound.  What the heck is going on ?  I dunno.  8 and a half months out, and I can't ...
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