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rdoactv

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About rdoactv

  • Rank
    Bariatric Master
  • Birthday 06/02/1974

About Me

  • Gender
    Female
  • Occupation
    medical field..I work with cancer patients
  • City
    Richmond
  • State
    Va
  • Zip Code
    23832
  1. rdoactv

    Progress pics

    Thank you everyone. Lovin my sleeve!
  2. Surgery 3/28. 11.5 wks out. [ATTACH]14125[/ATTACH] starting wt 206, cw 163. I am very active now most days, and feel wonderful! Approx 51 more # to goal.
  3. You look wonderful, healthy and happy. Congrats!
  4. rdoactv

    Is 2-3 ounces my normal

    Im still at 1oz of dense proteins. Liquids, yogurts are fine, but meats only 1oz. Im 10wks out. I just eat frequently and average 7-800 cals a day. I think everyone is different.
  5. I saw Dr. Kelly March 28. Great experience. I would definitely make the same choice again. I saw him in the hospital multiple times, and he came by the hotel several times as well. No complaints. Good luck.
  6. rdoactv

    My NSVs..

    Yes You Will!!
  7. Congrats! And great post. We have to remain focused on ourselves. I know I reached my highest weights because I thought I wasn't worthy of that focus. But today, I make time for myself and my health. Everyone else in my life will benefit by proxy. : )
  8. rdoactv

    My NSVs..

    Thanks everyone. Best decision I've ever made for myself.
  9. Well, I'm 6 wks out today and 31# down. 3 to share. 1. My son and I went hiking last weekend. I made it 3 miles on a difficult trail. A quarter of the way through at the top of a hill, my son stopped me and said " remember this spot? Its where you were out of breath and your ankles hurt so bad, I saw tears in your eyes. Now your keeping up with me." We finished at a very brisk pace this time. 2. He said he was proud of me 3. A patient asked why I'd had an MRI. As I was encouraging him through his PET scan. I told him I'd had a ministroke at age 37 due to being overweight and high BP. He looked me up and down and was surprised because he thought I looked "healthy".. I still have 65# to lose, but its a start.
  10. rdoactv

    7months of changes w/pics

    Beautiful transformation! Congratz!
  11. rdoactv

    5weeks po with pics!

    Way to go!!! You look awesome. I met u at the hospital, I see a big difference. Congrats on your progress. Surgery same day, Im down 30.
  12. rdoactv

    Hanging skin

    True, but building muscle beneath the skin CAN help fill some of the void left by the weight loss and decrease the looseness. Many here have been successful with this. It depends on many factors of course, and it won't fix it completely, merely decrease the problem.
  13. rdoactv

    Do smells bother anyone after surgery?

    Im just over 5 wks out. I hope to keep the cigarette aversion.
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