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Debora Anne

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About Debora Anne

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    Aspiring Evangelist
  • Birthday 03/18/1961

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  1. Helo there! My update - Glad to hear your working with a specialist I am sure you are doing great! I am doing well just had my 4th fill - I think I am at my green zone- I do still have "head hunger" in the evenings but since cooler weather is coming I am sewing more so keep myself busy! I have one son 28 years old a daughter- in law and 22 FANTASTIC grandsons - 2 and 1.5 months!!!!!!!!!! Weight is sow but steady about 2lbs a week! Still excercising every day but change it up since the pool is too cold to swim now Walk away the punds with the band I highly reccomend! wow, HELLO fellow June 2011 bandsters. I was banded on June 30th. I started at 220# the beginning of my journey in Jan. 2010. Had to lose 10% weight by march 2011. At that time I was 208#. Gained back up to 215# waiting for insurance to approve. Surgery date set and weight was back down to a 206#. Surgery date weight was 204#. Two days after surgery I was 210# and now I am 189#. I have stopped losing weight due to relapse into old eating habits. I've been at 189# for two months now. I am working with an eating behavioralist to get "back on track" with my meals. I am at three fills and feeling some restriction. I am sure that one more fill will put me in the green zone. I know that I will start losing again in the next month as my behavioralist is aggressive in her therapy. So happy she is non judgemental, I judge myself enough lately. So I am married with four children, boy 21, boy 18, girl 15, step son 11 and boy 3. Also have a grand daughter 8 months. I live in Minnesota but my heart is warm and sunny in Miami. It would be nice to hear from more June 2011 bandsters. and updates on you goals and weight loss. I need some inspiration. Also anyone see the movie Corageous?
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    negatives all around....

    You are absolutely right!!!
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    1st stuck episode

    I have not had any stuck episodes yet - and hope not to !
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    Conrats keep up the good work
  5. WOW You look amazing ...I think I have finally made my descion that YES when I reach my goal I will have a TT for sure ...and a little lift with the boobs
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    Resistance Bands for Weight Lifting

    Now that swim season is over I have put aside the free weights and use the bands LOVE EM! I have a video with some excercises but also play around with them. I can also do the arm bands on my stationary bike-- it helps my balance also
  7. I am with you running is not my cup of tea! I was swimming but even here in TX the swim season is done...I found a DVD by Jane Fonda I like (dancing moves) I also found a pilates with a band workout LOVE IT! Definitley can feel the burn as they say. I excerceise 6-7 days a week however my work is very stressful and I find it helps me become calm. And it deters me from snacking
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    Current PAP Smear??

    I was not asked about a pap smear or any gynecological updates
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    I'M READY TO SCREAM!!!!!!!!!!!!

    So glad you finally got your band! Its been a struggle for you! And will be worth it Good luck and keep us posted
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    Anyone from Texas?

    I am 3 momths post op and in San Antonio TX - Good luck on your journey
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    I hit the 2-year mark August 10th

    Conrats you have done incredibly well! As a woman of 50 myself I am excited to hear success stories! My journey has been great so far and I probably will indulge in a TT in 2 years as well .........You are so right about keeping busy and swimming - I have a pool and am dreading winter time9( I do live in SA TX so at leats I have a longer swim season) but then will start my DVDS's which include a little boxing ...........I am not quite ready to get "in the ring"
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    I'M READY TO SCREAM!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Good for you! Congrats you will be very successful I am sure
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    106 pounds lost in a year!

    You look great and what a great success story
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    Don't Say "You Can't" to People

    My mother had gastric bypass 4 years ago..she was told it is not reversible and prior to surgery she was advised to attend seminars and really think about bypass because it is permanant

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