Colleen O. posted a comment 5 years, 3 months ago
I was a 370lb vegetarian and then vegan for a long time. Their point...

Colleen O. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 4 months ago
Boots of Inspiration - About a year ago, I purchased an expensive pair of tall leather boots.  I scoured the internet looking for tall boots that would fit my very large calves.  I was about 387lbs at th...

Colleen O. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 4 months ago
6 Months Out - I've seen a few of these posts lately so I thought I'd add my own.  Today is my 6th month surgery anniversary.  I've lost 83lbs since surgery.  Combined with the weight I lost pre-...

Colleen O. posted a comment 5 years, 5 months ago
I picked out my wedding dress! I love love love the way I look in it!

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Colleen O. posted a comment 5 years, 6 months ago
I'm in the "don't do it" crowd. Think about it this way - you've been...

Colleen O. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago
Scale Victory - Hi all.  I'm 4+ months post op and 8+ months since completely changing my lifestyle. It's been a great journey.  A few stumbles and hurdles along the way but all in all I'm very ve...

Colleen O. posted a comment 5 years, 6 months ago
Before - dress size 26/28 that barely fits During - shorts size 18,...

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Colleen O. posted a comment 5 years, 6 months ago
I can cross my legs!

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Colleen O. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
NSV's - I'm still a noobie at 2.5 weeks out and I still have a LONG way to go but I've been having some NSV's already.  I'm down almost 90lbs from 1/1/14 when I made drastic changes to my ...

Colleen O. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
Shopping NSV - I can't remember the last time I wore jeans or bras that weren't from Lane Bryant or Avenue. And they were always the largest size available. Today, I stopped at Macy's and my day ...

Colleen O. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
My First Goal Met - I met my first goal!  I had set a goal for myself (and didn't share it with anyone) to lose 50lbs by my surgery date.  As of this morning, that goal has been met and I still have 1...

Colleen O. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Got My Date - I finally have a surgery date - April 9th!  I was hoping to get in before the end of March but I will not complain one bit about April 9th.  Just happy to have the chance to go thr...

Colleen O. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
My First NSV - I'm still pre-op but I've been working hard at changing my lifestyle before surgery. I was supposed to get my surgery date yesterday but the office didn't call. I was feeling a lit...

Colleen O. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 12 months ago
Insurance Question - It has been over 4 weeks since my surgeon's office said they submitted my file for approval for VSG.  In that time, I've spoken to the insurance company and the office a few times ...

Colleen O. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 12 months ago
Who Do I Believe? - If you've read my previous post here in the Insurance Forum, you will know that I'm very frustrated with the approval process with my insurance company.  First of all, it is VERY d...

Colleen O. posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
Pre-Op: Unexpected Weight Gain - I am pre-op (going through a very frustrating insurance experience) but I've been losing weight since January 1st.  I eat somewhere between 1100-1400 calories a day, 90-100+ grams ...

Colleen O. posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
So Frustrated with Insurance - I went to my initial seminar for WLS the first week of December.  BEFORE I went, I contacted my insurance company and found out their requirements just so I knew what was in my fut...

Colleen O. posted a comment 6 years ago
Hi there. Congratulations on deciding to improve your health! I did a...

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