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Toomanytacos

Gastric Sleeve Patients
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    Toomanytacos got a reaction from jumarin74 for a status update, 6 months difference. Not great, but could be worse. The suit in picture one is too bi   
    6 months difference. Not great, but could be worse.
    The suit in picture one is too big. I have another bathing suit
    Stats:
    Nov 27- 344lbs
    Dec 11 (surgery) 321lbs
    Today: 6 mon out: 264lbs
    Concentrating now on my arms and stomach. I've lost a ton on my legs, starting to look lopsided. I never wanted to be top heavy with bird legs Lol
    79lbs total!
    Some who have had this surgery are blowing me out of the water but.. who cares?
    Slow and steady wins the race!


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    Toomanytacos got a reaction from Newme17 for a status update, April 20, 2018 19 weeks and 4 days 80 days (almost 5 months) 275.6 pounds   
    April 20, 2018
    19 weeks and 4 days
    80 days
    (almost 5 months)
    275.6 pounds
     


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    Toomanytacos got a reaction from Newme17 for a status update, April 20, 2018 19 weeks and 4 days 80 days (almost 5 months) 275.6 pounds   
    April 20, 2018
    19 weeks and 4 days
    80 days
    (almost 5 months)
    275.6 pounds
     


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    Toomanytacos reacted to Mattymatt for a status update, Exhaustion finally got the better of me and I took a long nap. Only problem with bein   
    Exhaustion finally got the better of me and I took a long nap. Only problem with being that tired was I had a very lucid nightmare. The basic theme was all of my setbacks and failures over the past 15 years in brief and vivid snapshots. The most vivid of these snapshots was of my ex-girlfriend, the one I thought I would marry. We were doing karaoke night on a cruise and she sang Paula Abdul's Forever Your Girl while looking right at me with an unforgettable sparkle in her eye.
    Well, I woke up feeling predictably like garbage and then I vaguely remembered a few people posting about how fast weight loss can release hormones stored in fat. I don't know what prompted me to step on the scale but I did and lo and behold, I am down 6 pounds in only 5 days (maybe more because it is best to weigh at the beginning of the day.) This was a faster rate than I had ever lost before. Ironically, this did not make me feel any better. My hazy mind just said, "Okay, now time to shower and clean the incisions" Jaysus! I don't cry easily but the damn burst once the hot water hit me. A good cry is an underrated experience for feeling better. So I am now well along my journey and down 26 pounds from my heaviest last September.
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