Vanessa_M posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
10 Months and 3 Days - I just had to share!  I reached 100% EWL in 10 months and 3 days (this morning).  My ticker says that I've reached my goal already but I kept changing my goals (205, then 190, then...

Vanessa_M posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago
Coincidence? I Don't Think So - A little while ago I stopped coming on OH regularly.  I would typically be on there a million times a day, but decided to pull back a little (a lot) for various reasons.  During th...

Vanessa_M posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
Naked - At this point I've lost 127 pounds and I feel amazing.  I'm 10 pounds away from 100% EWL - normal on the BMI chart - and I'm a little over 8 months out.  I don't have the belly ...

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Vanessa_M posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
Best Christmas Present Ever - It's a little late, but my 8 month surgiversary passed a few days ago.  The NSVs and the scale victories are too numerous to count.  My initial goal was 205 pounds because there...

Vanessa_M posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Seven Months Out - I feel obligated to post on my 7 month surgiversary.  I have had so many changes, so many ups and downs over the past 7 months (as I'm sure we all have).  Here is what I've lear...

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Vanessa_M posted a discussion topic 5 years, 12 months ago
1 Pound From Goal - Sort Of - After reading my post, I realized that this rambles a bit. When I met with my surgeon, we discussed an ideal weight for me.  I picked the weight I looked / felt the best as ...

Vanessa_M posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
Sleeve Size vs. Calorie Intake Question - Just curious -  Do you think that people with a bigger sleeve size require more calories during the weight loss phase?  I just found out that I have a 40 and the 600 calorie...

Vanessa_M posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
WHAAATTTT!?!?!?! - I can't believe that it has been 6 months since my sleeve surgery.  It has been a hell of a ride (as we all know) and the time has flown.  I've learned a lot from this site and ...

Vanessa_M posted a comment 6 years ago
I run a little bit every day (2 - 4 miles) and I see a personal trainer...

Vanessa_M posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
I'm Not Special - And I'd like to thank you all for making me feel this way. In the 5 plus months since my surgery I've lost almost 90 pounds, I've lost over 100 since I started this whole pr...

Vanessa_M posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
Walking Past Lane Bryant and Other Mall Musings (k - I've always enjoyed shopping - although I usually wore black pants, a t-shirt, a jean jacket and a pretty scarf.  But it's something that I didn't mind doing.  At this point, it...

Vanessa_M posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
Clear Foamies...An Oxymoron? - This gets a little graphic (if you are of a weak constitution!) I've read about the dreaded foamies ever since I started on this board and I've never had a problem UNTIL LAS...

Vanessa_M posted a comment 6 years, 3 months ago
Lol. Thanks

Vanessa_M posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
I Think I Was Blocked! - At first I thought I was mis-reading something, but someone whose opinion I value, I believe, has blocked me.  I'm blocked if I can't see their posts or replies to answers, righ...

Vanessa_M posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
Woot Woot! I Think the Pics are Here! (3 months - I swear to goodness, if these pictures aren't here....   Fortunately, I'm stuck in the house so I have time to play around with this.      

Vanessa_M uploaded a photo 6 years, 3 months ago

Vanessa_M posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
Everybody Can Post PIctures but Me! - What the heck, man? I'm finally seeing the difference and I'd like to share it and I can't!  AND the tab to search OH doesn't work.  Just had to get that off my chest.  It's...

Vanessa_M posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
3 Month (and 2 day) Surgiversary Pictures (I Hope! - Okay, I think I've got it this time!  I hope I did it anyway.  The first pic is 2 days pre-op at around 300 pounds (14 pound pre-op loss).  The second is my 1 month-ish.  And th...

Vanessa_M posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
Three Month Surgiversary w/ Pictures - SURPRISE! - These past three months have been such a learning experience for me.  I've learned how to eat, I've learned why I eat (kind of), I've learned that food doesn't control me.  LeRo...

Vanessa_M posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
Weird NSV - Yesterday,  I mailed my master's thesis off. I called the family to share my good news. Typically my family celebrates successes by going out to dinner. This time around I told ...

Vanessa_M posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
Walkers / Runners - This is a question for those of you that walk / run for your daily exercise.  I got an app called Map My Walk.  It uses a GPS to bascially - map your walk.  It gives you your pa...

Vanessa_M posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Why Is My Scale Moving. ...Up? - I track what I eat. I get my protein in almost every day (about 90 grams). My calories are around 700 each day (600 made me woozy). My carbs are less than 40. I exercise 5 times...

Vanessa_M posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
NSVs -  For years my family has had season tickets to the Phillies (baseball).  Over the past two years, I stopped going to the games because I was uncomfortable in the seat.  My hips ...
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