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  • Seeing the Brightside

    mevoila86

    So... the stall continues. Today was a bit emotional as I asked my brother and cousin to head back home. I'm finding that without food as a crutch, my body is trying to find other outlets fo...

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  • Addicted... to buying clothes

    thethinme

    I know I don't need any more clothes... I know I have more than enough. I know my closet is packed already. I've bought enough smaller pieces in the past years after surgery. Yet every few ...

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  • OCTOBER 22ND IS MY BEGINNING OF A NEW LIFE!

    Nina1119

    I'm working hard to clear my desk so I can leave the office today.  I am being sleeved TOMORROW!  I'm so excited, I have a shot of being a "normal sized' person.  I don't know what that is l...

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  • 2 weeks and 1 day post op

    Bubbles314

    I am so excited, today I get to eat puree foods.  It sure beats the protein shakes (I was getting very tired of protein shakes).  So far I have had cream soups pureed of course and no proble...

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  • 16 Weeks out! It's Been awhile!!

    hawkeye_kate

    Wow!  I can't believe I am 4 months out from surgery already!  Time has flown by!  I thought that when I started this journey that Blogging would be my outlet.  I would be able to come here ...

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  • I love the support and advice found in the forums...

    AllisonAnn

    Another member wrote this in their post today and I am adopting it as a mantra to help me on my way: "My mantra is simple, protein and produce, vitamins, water, and walking."...

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  • Sad

    mz_shyne

    I've gained almost 4 lbs since my last dietitian appointment because i stress ate the entire mth.. Now im affraid they might kick me out of the program. My thing is they arent really helping...

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  • 7 years out from DS

    STP

    Just a report of a good life post DS. Went down to low 130s and have settled long-term into high 130s with fluctuation of just a few pounds up and down. Healthy, active, all labs good. Hiked...

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  • went to my first plastics consult

    MeliT

    omg i can't believe its so tangible now! the doc suggested a full TT. but i need a second, third, fourth opinion first. because i do want more kids. but now i already have my hopes up for a ...

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  • Need to eat more!

    kmcress

    Well, after my last weeks weight loss of 5 lbs versus the 3 lbs my doctor wanted, I was told to eat 1500 calories a day. I have been really trying hard to do so, but the only way I have seem...

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  • In 11 more pounds I will Have lost 100lbs In Less Than A Year

    musiqsoulchild

    I feel like I've started a whole new life I've noticed big changes in my body but it is still hard for me to see it when I look in the mirror, I know that's crazy but that's not to say I don...

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  • 13 days to go :)

    miraclemom03

    Surgery will be here before I Know it!!! :) I have 8 days until pre-op visit and then surgery on Nov 3rd. I am still holding steady at 12lbs lost so far, I need to lose 8 more before surgery...

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  • Little Victories

    xcherryblossomx

    Finally over my plateau. For the longest time I was stuck at 244/245lbs... then at 242lbs. I'm finally at 240lbs. Hopefully I will be in the 230s soon. I can't remember the last time I was i...

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  • Almost half way there

    Amy M.

    On 10/30/14 I'll be exactly 3 months post op.  Since starting this process I've lost 71lbs, from 322 to 251.  22lbs were lost on my own, 13 lbs lost in my 2 week pre op diet, and 36 lbs lost...

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  • There's the light!

    artist4life92768

    I can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel. Had my appointment with the NUT today and my check list is almost complete.....only one thing to go, the liquid diet class, and that is ...

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