jastypes has a new goal: my goal is to drink more water this year. 4 years, 1 month ago
support group accountability and Lose It! challenge.

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jastypes posted a comment 4 years, 1 month ago
I would love to win the Fitbit. It's on my Christmas list.

jastypes posted a discussion topic 4 years, 3 months ago

My daughter was just approved for gastric sleeve surgery.  I imagine she will get a date next month.  In order to give her as much support as possible, I have volunteered to follow the post-surgery course with her -- clear liquids, full liquids, pureed


jastypes posted a discussion topic 4 years, 5 months ago

I am curious.  Was anyone here overweight/obese from childhood on?  I gained most of my weight during my first pregnancy.  My daughter has been heavy since she was 4 years old.  She is planning on having the surgery and I'm just wondering if the result


jastypes posted a comment 4 years, 6 months ago
Awesome!!! Keep sharing your success!

jastypes posted a comment 4 years, 6 months ago
Awesome article. I'll be sharing this with our WLS support group.

jastypes posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago

http://www.obesityhelp.com/articles/celebrating-a-non-scale-victory-love-my-body

Happy to share an article about my journey!

 


jastypes posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago

http://www.obesityhelp.com/articles/celebrating-a-non-scale-victory-love-my-body

Excited to share my story!


jastypes posted a comment 4 years, 7 months ago
I feel famous. LOL.

jastypes posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago

The holidays are not stopping us!  We are on the schedule for 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Barix in Langhorne for our April Support Group Meeting.  Come give and get the support we all need on this journey. It doesn't matter what type of surgery you had or


jastypes posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago

The holidays are not stopping us!  We are on the schedule for 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Barix in Langhorne for our April Support Group Meeting.  Come give and get the support we all need on this journey. It doesn't matter what type of surgery you had or


jastypes posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago

This is the program I work to maintain my weight loss.  I love their definition of abstinence. 

Abstinence in OA is the action of refraining from compulsive eating and compulsive food behaviors while working towards or maintaining a healthy bod


jastypes posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago

I was in the ER with my daughter last night.  She is 21 years old, 5'2" and 345 pounds (at last weigh-in).  She pulled something in her back when bending over repeatedly.  Everyone (okay, not everyone) seems to believe that her back strain is related t


jastypes posted a discussion topic 4 years, 8 months ago

We are on the schedule for 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Barix in Langhorne for our March Support Group Meeting.  Come give and get the support we all need on this journey. 

 


jastypes posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
Tonight's Support Group Meeting canceled - Due to inclement weather-to-be, the WLS support group meeting at Barix Clinics in Langhorne, PA is canceled this evening. Hope to see you all at 1st Saturday meeting next month!

jastypes posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
Barix Support Group, Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - If you'd like to go into the holidays with renewed determination to not gain any weight, start by joining us this Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m. at Barix in Langhorne to give and get...

jastypes posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
Did you know.... - Statistically speaking, 95% of people who lose weight via diet and exercise gain it ALL back, whereas 80% of people who have weight loss surgery gain back 15 to 30 pounds? 

jastypes posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
Barix Support Group, Langhorne, PA, This Saturday, - I know this is a busy time of year.  There's shopping to do, parties to attend and television specials to watch!  Why not take two and a half hours, or part of that time, to sit ba...

jastypes posted a discussion topic 4 years, 12 months ago
Support Group in Langhorne, Pennsylvania on Wednes - Post-Operative Support Group at Barix in Langhorne (near Oxford Valley Mall) Wednesday, November 19, 2014, from 7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.  All are welcome!  Topics being presented ...

jastypes posted a discussion topic 4 years, 12 months ago
Barix Support Group, Langhorne, Wednesday, Novembe - Post-Operative Support Group at Barix in Langhorne (near Oxford Valley Mall) Wednesday, November 19, 2014, from 7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.  All are welcome!  Topics being presented ...

jastypes posted a discussion topic 5 years ago
It Is A Tool - We've all heard it time and time again.  WLS is a tool.  It's not a cure.  It's not the forever, only answer to obesity.  Some things I've learned in the past 7 years about tools. ...

jastypes posted a discussion topic 5 years ago
Barix Support Group - Langhorne - This Saturday - Support Group meeting at Barix in Langhorne from 11:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.  Come for all or for part, to give and get the support we all need!!!  We help each other in all phases ...

jastypes posted a discussion topic 5 years ago
miracles - How cool is this? A year and a half after my surgery, I bought a black and gold dress to wear to our office Christmas party. (size 12) I just pulled it out of my closet to try it o...

jastypes posted a discussion topic 5 years ago
Miracles do happen - How cool is this? A year and a half after my surgery, I bought a black and gold dress to wear to our office Christmas party. (size 12) I just pulled it out of my closet to try it o...
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Croydon, PA
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BMI
RNY
Surgery
05/31/2007
Surgery Date
Jan 17, 2007
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Before & After
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Had RNY in May 2007
290lbs
Maintaining a weight loss of 140 pounds.
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