Today is exactly 1 week post op- I was sleeved last Friday 8/17 weighing in at 216 lbs and hating myself. This morning I stepped on the scale and weighed in at 204.8 lbs for a loss of -11.2 lbs. While I'm relieved the numbers are going down instead of up (especially from gas and bloating post op) I'm also very humbled. Last night I went to an event with my water polo team and I realized that this surgery has literally changed my attitude and stopped my self loathing dead in its tracks. Everyone said I looked so happy and glowing- especially after just having surgery (I told them all it was for stomach ulcers ) and I was all smiles. I laughed so hard, I actually almost hurt my incesions. Best night I've had amongst friends in a while- and everyone noticed. Along with losing weight, I'm also losing a lot of personal emotional baggage that was tagged onto this weight. I finally see a light at the end of the tunnel, and it gets brighter one pound at a time...
1 Week Post Op
1st GW: 169