mdusha posted a discussion topic 3 weeks ago

Ignore my signature; I've regained quite a lot since my VSG 12/2012. But I'm back on track. I had lost about 196lbs and have regained about 70. I feel good about being back on track but am a little surprised (I shouldn't be, I guess) that the weight is


mdusha posted a discussion topic 3 years, 11 months ago

Just wanted to stop by and check in. I had my VSG in December of 2012, and WOW, has a lot changed!

I've successfully kept off most of the weight (do have some re-gain, but working on it), went througa horrific crime (was the victim of a violent


mdusha posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
Two Cool NSVs - So,  I needed a new car. Have never bought a brand new car and decided it just made sense. Also, never really got to get what I wanted in a car. So after much research, one of t...

mdusha posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
Shouting from the Rooftops, "I'm NORMAL!" - It finally freakin happened. I am now within the normal r not of the BMI chart. Never, EVER, when I began this journey, did I think this was possible. I'm 6 lbs below goal a...

mdusha posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
"Bullet Proof Coffee" or Coffee like you - Well, for kicks and grins, I tried it this morning. Coffee with grass-fed butter in it. As I'm not a coffee drinker normally, this was a way different experience for me. I think...

mdusha posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
I Did a Bad Thing - For the first time since surgery really...I ate emotionally. Since the home invasion, I've been struggling with some fear and anxiety, as well as feeling invalidated by peop...

mdusha posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
What's the Deal with Butter Coffee? - So a Google bunny trail for me today... I don't really drink coffee, but I'm addicted to my PG Tips tea. I happened upon this thing about butter coffee and remembered that I...

mdusha posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
And so it begins... - I'm nearly at my one year surgiversary. We all talk about the journey, and a journey it truly is. But as I find myself at "goal," I feel another journey beginning. This one is m...

mdusha posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
My Plan - So it's bright and early Thanksgiving morning. Yesterday, we prepped most of the food for today as we will have nearly 20 people here at the house. In my final moments before be...

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mdusha posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
Breakfast Hash - As the holidays approach, I find myself craving slightly more complex meals. Today, I experimented by making a breakfast hash with bacon, turnips, celeriac, herbs, and green oni...

mdusha posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
Search - Where is the search feature now here?

mdusha posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
Goal Weight Reached - I woke his morning to a happy, and much-anticipated surprise....I've met my GOAL weight! I'm actually .6lbs below goal.  WOW! I'm so excited and just wanted to share. As you...

mdusha posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
Home Invasion, Weight Loss, and Goal - Things in my world have been very interesting lately. Last Wednesday night, myself and the couple I live with were the victims of a violent home invasion. Two men burst into...

mdusha posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Phantom Fat...Ever Heard of it? - I found an interesting article regarding phantom fat and posted about it (with the original link to the article) on my blog. I found it really interesting!   http://self...

mdusha posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Self-Image after WLS - I work hard to manage my self-image now that i'm 142lbs smaller. In my head, I have to fight the "i'm the fat girl" message all the time. Over time, I've found some methods ...

mdusha posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Eating Breakfast - I'm curious about your experience. In the morning, I usually wake feeling not the slightest bit hungry....and actually averse to food. I start my day with one or two cups of hot...

mdusha posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Conference Next Year - Did I read/see/hear correctly that next year the conference is in Orlando? I live in Orlando, and you can bet your bottom dollar I'll be there if that's so! Would love to go and...

mdusha posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Question about Scale Moving and Cals...Frisco? - So the scale has really slowed down moving for me. I'm apparently still losing inches as I've slid another size down in clothes (to an 8...have I mentioned i wear an EIGHT now? ...

mdusha posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
I realize I'm saying this too much... - ...but you guys understand.... i just bought 10s last weekend, then noticed they were loose-ish this week...so went and tried on 8s today and they FIT! And I need mediums in...

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mdusha posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Ten Month Update with Pics on Profile - October 7 will be ten months since surgery, and I have to say, my only regret is not getting the sleeve sooner. I feel as though I've been freed from a prison I built myself. ...

mdusha posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Strange Mouthfeel - Ok, this is odd, and it's difficult to articulate. For months, I've had this odd thing that happens nearly daily. For hours, usually in the afternoon, I get this strange sort o...

mdusha posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
No Way....Size TEN? - Sorry for the duplicate my MFP friends, but I'm still reeling from shock! Indeed, yesterday, I went to my fave thrift/consignment shop and decided to try on 10s. THEY ALL FI...

mdusha posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
Merely Overweight! - As of today, I'm merely overweight, and no longer obese!  Pretty frickin exciting, if I do say so myself. Lol
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12/07/2012
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Nov 17, 2012
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