monymony posted a discussion topic 3 years, 6 months ago

Good morning everyone. It has been ages since I have posted. I just celebrated my 14th bandiversary. Maintaining weight is harder than losing. It is always a daily struggle.


monymony posted a discussion topic 3 years, 7 months ago

Hi everyone, I haven't posted for awhile. I am celebrating my 14th bandiversary. I am doing well. I don't have any regrets. I wish everyone the best of luck in their journey


monymony wrote a blog post 5 years, 2 months ago
Tough Year - It has been a tough year for me. It is hard being on your own after 22 years of marriage. I have had some bumps in the road but I am getting stronger each day. Thank God for all th...

monymony posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
Party Time! - Hi everyone, The  Nebraska New Beginnings support group and the Guernsey support group are having a picnic in Guernsey, Wyoming at the park. It will be on June 17th., at 6pm. All p...

monymony wrote a blog post 5 years, 2 months ago
2014 Another year! - Well another year is almost half over. I have had my band 12 years. I am still happy with my decision. I can't believe all the negativity. It is sad. Weightloss surgery is not a qu...

monymony posted a discussion topic 5 years, 7 months ago
12 Year Bandiversary! - Hi Everyone, Well as of Jan 22nd, it will be my 12th bandiversary. I can't believe it. I am still grateful for my band. I still feel great and have no regrets. It hasn't be...

monymony wrote a blog post 6 years ago
Update on me - Well, it is so odd how the band works. My band has been tight this year. I have had to have unfills 3 times this last year. How fickle is this band. I am still happy with the ba...

monymony wrote a blog post 6 years, 2 months ago
This is me! -  I might not be someone’s first choice but I am a great choice. I may not be rich but I am valuable. I don’t pretend to be someone I am not, because I am good at bei...

monymony wrote a blog post 6 years, 3 months ago
Update! - I went to see my internist. I have been able to cut down on my insulin. I am thrilled. I am exercising more and have lost a few pounds.

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monymony wrote a blog post 6 years, 6 months ago
I did it! - Well I finally did it. I got a tattoo. It is on my left shoulder. It is the lap band logo with my surgery date. It is pretty sore but it wasn't as bad as I thought. This is some...

monymony wrote a blog post 6 years, 6 months ago
11 years! - I think I am the oldest bandster still around. I miss my old friends. I still love my band. I would do it again. The negativity on some of the boards gets so old. I hope my prog...

monymony posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
11 Year Bandiversary! - Hi Everyone, It is hard to believe it has been 11 years. I still love my band. I would still have it done. I have no regrets. I wish everyone continued success. Mona

monymony posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Handouts? - Hi, what happened to the leader handouts? What about the magazine?  Mona

monymony posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Happy Holidays! - It is hard to believe that another year has come and gone. I hope everyone has a wonderful christmas. Does anyone have goals for next year in mind? I want to exercise more and m...

monymony posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Ideas for a tattoo - Hi, I am considering a tattoo. I want to get something that isn't too big. Does anyone have any ideas? Mona

monymony posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Watch 20/20 - This friday Dr. Robin Blackstone will be speaking about weightloss surgery on 20/20. She is the president of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.  This organiz...

monymony posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
Support Group! - I have questions for everyone. Do you attend support group? If you don't then why not? If you are, do you feel that your needs are being met? Does anyone attend online grou...

monymony posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
Bariatric Event! - Hi everyone, there is a wls event being held  at Regional West Med Center in Scottsbluff, NE. It is on March 31st, 2012. It is from 8-2 in the Scottsbluff rooms. The cost of the ev...

monymony posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
Bariatric Event! - Hi everyone, there is a wls event being held  at Regional West Med Center in Scottsbluff, NE. It is on March 31st, 2012. It is from 8-2 in the Scottsbluff rooms. The cost of the ev...

monymony posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
Bariatric Event! - Hi Everyone, our annual bariatric event is coming up on March 31st in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. We will have speakers, cooking classes and other fun activities. The cost is 40.00 for ...

monymony wrote a blog post 7 years, 6 months ago
10 years!! - Whew! I can't believe it has been 10 years. So much has happened. I am feeling great and am glad I have the band. It hasn't always been easy but it was worth the trip.

monymony posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
New Support Group! - Hi Everyone, for those living near Grant, there is a new support group. The group meets on the 3rd tuesday each month.  If you are interested, call Anita Cummings at 308-352-4780. ...

monymony posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
10 years!! - I can't believe it has been that long since I was banded. I feel great. My diabetes is under control and still have lots of energy.  I have no regrets getting the band. There have ...
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