christib1975 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
363 days out - As I approach my one year, I thought I would do some reflecting and some confessing about this journey... For the first 8 months I was so gung-ho...the last 4...not so much. Much ...

christib1975 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
8 1/2 months out...down 119.2lbs - Rocking my size 14 jeans!!!

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christib1975 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Some NSV's and quick check-in - Hi all!!! I was sleeved on March 4th and have lost 117lbs from my HW. Couple of NSV's and an update of sorts... 1) Bought a pair of 14's from the junior department...the...

christib1975 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
helluva NSV - Always been bigger than my husband...today, weighed in less than him AND fit into a pair of his jeans...love my SLEEVE!!!

christib1975 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
TBT and 6 month surgiversary - Very happy with the results of my VSG...down 103lbs since my HW at consult. I've added a new album to my profile...it's amazing what seeing the photographic evidence of all ...

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christib1975 posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
Just plain old Obese now!!! - YAY!!! I was a bit down on myself this week and decided to kick it into high gear...down 3.2 and my BMI is 39.3...from a BMI of over 52 when this journey started...Wa-freaking-h...

christib1975 posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
rocking a new swimsuit... - feeling down today while dealing with some mobility issues with my knee and decided to go shopping...found a CUTE 2-pc tank/skirt swimsuit in a size...freaking...16~~~ So hu...

christib1975 posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
I'm just OBESE now... -  YAY!!! Down from a BMI of 52.8, today I am 39.8 and no longer E.O...just regular old obese...   Happy, happy Saturday!

christib1975 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Real life...real derailment - Posting this to give myself a record of recommitment... On June 25th, my father in law passed away after a long illness...and my plan went off the rails. Between not eating ...

christib1975 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
over half way to goal - YAY...3 months and 1 week out, I am down 78lbs and have 76lbs to go! Half way there...woohoo!

christib1975 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
Pic from my first 5K...so much fun! - Sorry it's so big...but here I am after my first 5K...so much fun...  

christib1975 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
New (to me) clothes shopping... - Found a great store today called Savers...offers gently used clothing at WONDERFUL prices. Bought... Nike capris Chico jacket (NWT) Merona capris 6 shirts ...

christib1975 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
Body image/acceptance and WLS - So, a friend of mine has introduced to this excellent plus-size model named Tess Munster and she is such an inspiration/advocate for body acceptance. She is stunning and owns he...

christib1975 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
Major exercise NSV - So, today I was running along minding my own business when it hit me...I was RUNNING!!! And I didn't even get hit by lightning...and the gates of hell didn't open up and swallow...

christib1975 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
And BOOM...down another jean size! - Rocking some size 18 skinny jeans today...down from 26W at my highest just two short months ago... Suh-weet...  

christib1975 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
Running was a bit different today... - You may recall a couple of days ago I posted about being laughed at while running...well, today I went back to the scene of the crime and did a personal best run. I won't li...

christib1975 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
Worst fear realized... - Got laughed @ while running...proud to say I held my head high, rocked out to some Pitbull and finished my mile strong!! Can't say I don't wish the jackass that laughed chok...

christib1975 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Fruit question...for those eating low cal, low car - To fruit or not to fruit...that is the question... I love and miss fruit, haven't introduced much because I just don't know how to fit it into my personal nutrition plan (60...

christib1975 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
New decade, 7 awesome SV's and NSV's, and two mont - What a great week this has turned out to be... 1) I love clothes shopping...who would have EVER thought that??? 2) I survived starting week 2 of C25K 3) I am now in ...

christib1975 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Who knew??? I like clothes shopping - Tried on 1x, 18W, and 2x dresses and actually liked what I saw in the mirror...big change from dreading the 26W's I had to squeeze into just two months ago!!!   YAY!!!! ...

christib1975 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Really feel like "eating" my feelings to - My wonderful Father in law is doing really poorly...congestive heart failure, emphysema  and now on oxygen. Spent all weekend with my in-laws and it is breaking my heart to see ...

christib1975 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Exercise accountability thread--Sunday 04/28 - Decided to track all my exercise, not just running/jogging/walking... Today will be spent doing yard work at my in-laws house...followed by a lovely lunch of grilled salmon ...
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