No More Spanx posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
Is "maintenance " a BAD thing? - I am so confused.  I have worked so hard, lost the weight, made goal and entered maintenance (a few days ago).  Since then I have been having horrible dreams about being heavy agai...

No More Spanx posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
100 pounds in 7 months - I made goal and earned my Century Club card today.  I began my journey on June 1, 2011 with the 10-day pre-op diet.  I lost 12 pounds on the pre-op diet. I managed to lose the rema...

No More Spanx posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
LQQK..No More Spanx!! (Before/After Pics Incl) - Sooo it is month seven and I am nearly at goal.  I have been very fortunate in this journey and have lost quickly without any stalls.  I chalk this up to an excellent surgeon and m...

No More Spanx posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
Is a picture worth a 1000 words... - Betcha can't guess what I am thinking about my sleeve??? Ann

No More Spanx posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
70/70 in 4 months..... - I stared at my scale in disbelief this AM when the scale hit 165.  I realized that I not only lost 70 pounds 2 days shy of my 4th month, but I have lost 70% of my body weight from ...

No More Spanx posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
Observations from a NOOB (long) - It is a rainy Saturday and my plans for the ultimate bike ride with the kids have been dashed.  I was sitting here eating my two egg yolks reflecting on my journey so far.  This ri...

No More Spanx posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
It must be half-way day!! - For I too am at the half-way mark.  Only 55 more pounds to go WOHOO!  My weight loss progress so far: Pre-Op Loss: 12lbs Month 1 Post-Op: 25lbs Month 2 Post-Op: 14lbs Month 3...

No More Spanx posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Happy B Day to me...and 51 is NOT my age.... - Sooo....today I am bringing in my 47th birthday 51 pounds lighter!  I feel so good.  I bought myself a really nice bike for my birthday and rode 30 miles last weekend.  Usually my ...

No More Spanx posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Food Sucks! - I really dislike food right now.  I am nearly 2 months out and eating just doesn't feel good.  I am a  pretty dang good cook and love to make things look appealing and of course ha...

No More Spanx posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
OK so I am 7 wks out and curious... - Do you count protein shakes as part of your fluid intake for the day?  I know if I do not, that I am definitely not able to make the 64oz yet.   I am still drinking two16 oz shakes...

No More Spanx posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Was I really that fat? (NSV and pics) - Sooo...I just got a new phone that you can reverse the camera and take a pic of yourself.  I was playing with it and took a pic of my face.  Out of curiosity I opened one of my old...

No More Spanx posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Sybil - Sooo....I am 41/2 week out and feeling pretty good.  Still struggling with food itself and I decided to stay on purees one more week.  I also decided two days ago, Monday, to start...

No More Spanx posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
WATCH OUT....flying jewelry! (NSV) - Sooo...I went to reach for my purse to go home and my ring flew right off my hand  .  I probably wouldn't be smiling if it happened over the garbage disposal or a grate in the side...

No More Spanx posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Friend or Foe? - I am exactly one month out today (4 weeks).  According to my doctors plan I can be incorporating solid foods.  The only problem is.... I am afraid to eat. During my last wee...

No More Spanx posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
NEWSFLASH: Vacay Leads to Onederland! - Sooo...Since my surgery on June 11 I have been weighing every Monday up until just before my 5 day vacation.  I went and had a wonderful time despite not being able to eat anything...

No More Spanx posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
Make it STOP!! - I am 10 days out and was feeling pretty good until this weekend.  I started to itch.  First it was around my incisions, which I expected to happen when they started to heal.  Then ...

No More Spanx posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
Treating my Sleeve with "Kid Gloves" - Soooo....I am 6 days post op and I keep having these visions of bending over and busting my staple line, or drinking a little too much and having it explode in my chest.  Perhaps i...

No More Spanx posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
Put on my "Big Girl Panties" and got Sle - I posted on Friday night how the reality was setting in on the seriousness of this surgery and that my courage was wavering.  In true OH family tradiition everone sent such wonferu...

No More Spanx posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
Sooo Spanx aren't really that bad... - I am sitting here typing this post knowing that I have to wake up at 4:00am to get to the airport to fly to San Antonio to be picked up for surgery tomorrow. I can't help but wonde...

No More Spanx posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
Camelback Confusion - I bought the camelback water bottle which I really love.  I have been using it during my pre-op 10 day diet.  But my post-op instructions say no straws.   So can I use this waterbo...

No More Spanx posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
I felt soooo strange this morning... - It is Day 1 of my 10 day pre-op diet and it seems so surreal.  I have been researching, lurking, going through hoops and making the hard decisions, and now here I am.  Laying in be...
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