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Liz'sReady4change

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  1. Two pounds away from Onederland!!! whoohoooooo!!!

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    Those sleeved around 12/10....

    I was sleeved December 7th and my puree stage doesn't start until Friday, One night and one day away. I am bored of shakes and cream of junk. and I am very ready for food. I can't wait to try eggs and turkey sausage, chicken meatballs and refried Beans with cheese! This all makes my mouth Water just reading it. LOL Today I had a Protein shake for breakfast, Jello for snack, oatmeal strained, another Protein Shake for lunch different flavor, strawberry/banana smoothy, cream of artichoke, unflavored apple sauce. Total amount of protein so far is 63 grams. My doctor said make sure you have 60-80 grams of protein a day. This will help hunger and prevent too much hair loss. I use myfitnesspal.com to record what I eat and it adds up the protein for me. It's easy, you might want to try it. I have the phone app on my cell phone, but you can also go online. I wish you all the best!!!
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    3monthsout

    50 pounds!! That is amazing!! Great work!!!
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    60 pount down 4 months

    Great Job!!!!!
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    200VictoryFinalRun.061

    Praise the almighty Lord!!! You look so beautiful!!!!! All the glory to Jesus!!
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    Had my surgery today 12/18/11

    Congrats!! Each day it gets easier!!! 3rd day will be sooooo much better and by day 5 I hardly had any pain and stopped taking pain meds. I'm on day 11 and I'm feeling more than ever that I am so glad I did this!!!! I wish you the best!! Each day does get better!!!!
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    Compassion

    Wow! I am amazed our tickers look very similar!!! lol Yes, I thank god for this journey and I definitely believe we should always have compassion for others. God allows us to go through things in order to mold us so that we too may help and have compassion for others in the situation. I too, know what they are going through. I have fluctuated between 215 and 286 for 10 years. This is the first time I have gotten to 206 in a decade. Thank you Jesus!! Unfortunately yes, in many cases people do judge by looks. But we must help and pray for others so that they open their eyes and see what obesity can do to their health and for strength and courage to make a change. God bless you Mrs Gina!! Liz
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    new here and surgery tomorrow

    Congrats Paige!!! Now every time you think, "What did I do to myself" Just remember most people lose between 40-50 lbs in 3 months. I got sleeved weighing 221,, on Dec 7th so you and I since we have similar starting weights will be around 170 in March!!! And by Summer time / June, about 150lbs!! Whooohoooooo!!!! I'm excited!!!! You are also on your way!!!!!
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    32 And Being Sleeved 10/29

    Hello Fellow 30's Sleevers! I was sleeved Dec 7th! It's been great! Today is day 10 and -15lbs down. Yay!!! I'm very excited and love the journey. 4 more days and I can eat soft foods!! Whoohoooo! I have not been 206 (this weight) for more than 10 years!!! I'm very excited!!! :D :D So how are you doing Kate??
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    new here and surgery tomorrow

    I'm 10 days post op, I was sleeved December 7th. Each time you eat, it gets better! It is very much worth it. Every day, it' gets easier. I had a cough and it still lingers. My incisions are a bit painful when I cough, but just take your pain meds and you will be fine. Plus, I would never let that get in the way of my journey to reach my goals. I would do it again in a heartbeat. Today, day 10, I am down 15 pounds!! Whooohoooo!! It's all worth it!! I wish you both the best!! God bless you ladies!!!!!
  11. Have a GREAT week sleevers!!! Happy Monday!!!

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    60lbs down!

    You are a HOT MAMA! You look so BEAUTIFUL!!!! GREAT JOB!! What a transformation!
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    Only 7 wks post op & pregnant.

    May God be with you through this situation. My prayers go out to you. :-)
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    (Almost) 100 Pounds lost in 3 months!

    One hundred pounds!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! In just 3 months!!!!!!!!! Beautiful!!!! Congratulations!!!
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    9 Days Post Op - 14 pounds down!

    Hello Everyone!! My start weight was 242 and with Kaiser's help, by the time I was sleeved on December 7th, I weighed in at 221lbs. Today is Sunday, December 16th, I'm at 207! I've lost 14 pounds in 9 days. I am extremely happy!! I thank God that my surgery and recovery has been great! I have been Christmas shopping all this weekend! No more use of pain meds since day 5. I'm drinking the liquids although, I am getting a little tired of them. I keep telling myself this is temporary and real soon and (at the two week mark), I will be able to eat moist chicken and very soft cooked vegetables which I love!! I'm very excited and I used to dream of the results but now it is real! It's really happening! I am on my journey! Thank you everyone who is a member on here. Thank you for posting blogs, and just filling out your profiles have helped me so very much! I got a whole lot of information from this site that has helped me tremendously through the surgery. If there is any questions I can answer, or any way I can help anyone. PLease let me know. Otherwise, I wish you all the best!!!
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    Angie Kay

    Nice Pic! Congrats!! But according to your surgery date on profile, you are only 7 months post op! So even better! Great job!
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    1 more lb. to 50lbs lost in 3 1/2 months...

    Congratulations!! You are inspiring!!!
  18. 1 week post op, 11 pounds down and no more pain!! whoohoo!!

  19. Loving Jesus! and my children and thanking god for all he does! xoxoxo

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