dawney posted a discussion topic 11 years, 7 months ago
Holy cow, how long does a stall last!!! - 7 weeks and counting with the up 2 pounds, down 2.  I'm trying to be patient, but geez, just how long can a person hold on!  Inches are still coming off, but frustration is sta...

dawney posted a discussion topic 11 years, 9 months ago
Lost my paperwork for phases during weight loss, h - Like Duh!   During our move I have misplaced my information packet that lists the different phases during weight loss.  I'm 10 months out, and I believe I'm supposed to be aroun...

dawney posted a discussion topic 11 years, 12 months ago
Needing encouragement, Darned stall !! - Okay, I know this will eventually go away, but I could really use a little encouragement as I work through this first major stall.  I've been at 218-220 for nearly 2 and a half wee...

dawney posted a discussion topic 12 years ago
Need help; just starting to walk/run on treadmill -  Hi everyone, just need some support and training help.  I'm 6 months out and have worked up to walking - running.  I am up to intervals of 5 to 10 minutes of each.  Now that I'm e...

dawney wrote a blog post 12 years ago
Six Months Out - Life is Good - So already hit the 6 month mark, had my date with the vampire (lab tech) and all is well.  I'm down nearly 80 pounds now,, and have gone from a size 32 to a size 22/24.  It just se...

dawney wrote a blog post 12 years, 2 months ago
Bad Choices: better understanding! - January has been the hardest month.  I faced the one year aniversary of my mother passing, hardest thing I've done, including having the surgery!  The worst thing is that I'm using...

dawney posted a discussion topic 12 years, 2 months ago
Huge NSV, and a small one too! -  Went to the doctor this afternoon and as of today I no longer need to be on diabetes medication of any kind, thank goodness.  I also put on my size 24 jeans that I bought about 2 ...

dawney wrote a blog post 12 years, 3 months ago
No More Resolutions, Just do it. - So another year come and gone.  Wow it just flew by.  I have to say I hit a rough spot that last few weeks.  It wasn't until my roomate pointed it out to me that the one year anniv...

dawney wrote a blog post 12 years, 3 months ago
New Year, New Journey 2012 - Well, four months down and another year up and coming.  It seems like I just waited forever for the actual surgery, and now that it has been performed, it seems like things are cha...

dawney posted a discussion topic 12 years, 3 months ago
Head Cold Help!!! - Other than Tylenol, is there something we can take for head congestion.  Is it me, or does it seem at around the 4 to 5 month mark, do all patients end up with a head cold from you...

dawney wrote a blog post 12 years, 4 months ago
Oh Holidays Oh Holdays! - So made it through Thanksgiving, not as hard as I thought it would be. Did not have the urge to stuff myself like the turkey itself.  Wow, who would have thought it was possible to...

dawney posted a discussion topic 12 years, 5 months ago
Question about Herbalife products - Has anyone checked out the products from Herbalife.  A friend if mine gave me a bottle of the protein power and it says that it is soy casienate.  I couldn't remember if that is a ...

dawney wrote a blog post 12 years, 5 months ago
And then Nausea ! - So I'm now nearly three months out.  Everything was going oh so smoothly, and then came solids! OMG, have my tastes changed.  I can eat some ground beef with refried beans, my savo...

dawney posted a discussion topic 12 years, 5 months ago
First NSV OMG !! - My roomate has been after me to get some new clothes, that mine were just hanging on me. Tried on a pair of size 26 jeans, and low and behold they fit comfortably.  I've been in 30...

dawney posted a discussion topic 12 years, 5 months ago
Question for Kelly please - Kelly, I went to my surgeon for my follow up appointment (I had surgery on 08/24/2011). He told me I could start taking regular vitamins now.  What would be a good multivitamin, I ...

dawney accomplished a goal 12 years, 5 months ago
to look for and find a gym and actually ues it!

dawney wrote a blog post 12 years, 5 months ago
Two Months Already? - So in a couple of days I will be two months post-surgery.  It is so hard to believe the time has just flown by.  I am now down to 231.5 pounds.  Two months ago I was  at 250.  Wow,...

dawney posted a discussion topic 12 years, 6 months ago
Food Issues - month and a half out - I am running out of ideas for food at this point.  I just finished puree type foods, and am moving on to solids.  I'm having problems getting in everything.  On bad days is it okay...

dawney wrote a blog post 12 years, 6 months ago
A month already gone by! - So a month has already cruised by, so hard to believe.  I still feel good, although at times I still eat too fast.  Mr. pouch does not like this, and it is then I remember only so ...

dawney posted a discussion topic 12 years, 7 months ago
Dreaded Gas! - Has anyone else been like a total wind bag after surgery?  I seem to be a constant source of gas.  Does gasex really help? Dawn

dawney wrote a blog post 12 years, 7 months ago
Happy Birthday to me. - I'm feeling great, what a gift to give myself and my family.  I'm down from 295 at the start of my journey, and I now weigh 254.  It is so weird after waiting so long for this, it ...

dawney wrote a blog post 12 years, 7 months ago
Finally made it to the loosers side of the bench! - My surgery was on 08/22 and I returned home from the hospital on that Friday.  I have had some trouble getting everything in, but I'm confident because of the great informationI re...

dawney posted a discussion topic 12 years, 8 months ago
Surgery in the morning, yipee - Just wanted to wish good luck to all the other members having surgery tomorrow.  I'm 10 am and I fell like a 3 year old that cannot hold still.  See ya on the loosers bench soon. ...

dawney posted a discussion topic 12 years, 8 months ago
One More Day Until Surgery Yipee! - I have been trying to stay calm, but I'm so excited I could pee my pants.  I feel totally ready, but then I have tons of stuff to do. To all that are also having surgery in the...

dawney wrote a blog post 12 years, 8 months ago
Four days until surgery !! - Wow, to think in four days I will be having my surgery.  It took 8 months to get here, and all the hard work is about to begin.  I know it will be hard, but in a way I'm so looking...
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