Jump to content
×
Are you looking for the BariatricPal Store? Go now!

Recommended Posts

Awesome, awesome, awesome! Congrats!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Wonderful Bob! I absolutely love this thread. My shouts outs so far:

* tossed all my size 2x - believe me, not even the Goodwill would want them.

* fit into Liz Claiborn 16WP jeans - tossed my 22WP - see above.

* able to go 1 hour vigorously on the treadmill and love doing it.

* rewarded myself w/a Sansun slot radio to keep me going while exercising.

* have more energy than I have had in years.

* vow never to wear black again unless it is lingerie.

* stopped caffeine, diet soda, sugar, flour, but haven't we all!

Edited by Steph_123

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Non scale Victory

My favorite one to date has got to be fitting in the booth at our favorite Mexican restaurant without having to move the table closer to my son. Plus, having lots of room between my belly and the table.

The others:

Seeing all the bones in my feet and ankles

Having just 1 chin

My son wrapping his arms around me and getting excited that he can clasp his hands for a "real hug".

All of my rings and bracelets being too big

Buying regular sized clothes from Old Navy

Having my dermatologist not even recognize me until she read my chart, that was an amazing feeling.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Loving this thread! My favorite thus far is the one I posted about last week. I can no longer buy my clothes from the woman's department at Kohl's. I now can shop in the regular sizes.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I think it's the U-touch that makes husbands jealous. :biggrin0:

Some recent NSVs:

-Some pants I bought two months ago are too big for me now even though I haven't gone down that much on the scale

-The other day I saw a picture of myself and instead of noticing all the imperfections, I thought I looked hot (and tiny)

-Shot up a hill today that would have been a challenge 6 months ago

-My resting heart rate is the same as for a lifetime athlete

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Way to go Ruthi! I remember how excited

I was when I fit into my first size 12s.

My biggest NSV ever was when I was talking with my trainer awhile back about

putting a profile up on a dating site. I asked him which box to check, average

or "a few exra lbs." I wanted a man's opinion. He said You're definitely average.

That same day, a man at the gym asked

me how I keep my legs so toned. I was

literally shocked. I just pointed to the machines I use.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Ha! I had the classic just now. I was walking through my living room with my daughter in arms, and could feel my jeans inching down on one side!!!! and then.... wooshka! down around my ankles they went!! *hysterically laughing* and there it is...my first real embarassing NSV (lucky I bought some very neat smalls in a smaller size last week!!!!)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Congrats to EVERYONE!!!

I too LOVE this thread!!

Dange- Thats too funny 'bout the pants!! Good thing you were at home!!

1) I think one of my favorite NSV is being able to paint my toenails!! I could hardly bend over before to even clip them!

2) I can also put my cars seat all the way front- and still have room between the steering wheel and my belly!!! And I can even put down the arm rest now!

3) When going to a restaurant, not worried if I can fit into a booth!

4) Being able to wear summer dresses and feel like a lady!

There is so much more... but thats what comes to mind right now.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Chancie, I love your NSV #4 wearing a summer dress and feeling like a lady. I haven't been able to do that in sooo long. I am hoping for that next summer. How wonderful for you, it's inspiring me. I love that feeling too, and sure do miss wearing summer dresses.

Maybe we should all write these victories down on paper and post above the scale, so when we have a stall, we can look at all our victories, and keep on going.

God bless you guys, you're great!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I have had one so far. I am not wearing womens size clothes anymore. They are too uhhh wide. I am back to regular sizes, no more "W" after the size.

I have an iTouch. I love it. Best thing I ever bought. I highly recomend getting the wi sniffer. It is how I find all the open hotspots.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Recent Topics

  • Most popular:

  • Recent Status Updates

    • Krestel

      Just saw this on Youtube about the Quarantine and weight loss:
       
      · 0 replies
      1. This update has no replies.
    • zombierayvinn

      I am almost 8 weeks post op and I am down to 157 from 202. I have been struggling with nausea but not vomiting. Anyone else having this happen?
      · 4 replies
      1. Bastian

        After having horrendous nausea I did some reading and it seems quite common. Especially if you have ruled out eating too fast/too big a mouthful. Also drinking too soon will make you feel sick. I now take 2 antiemetics to help with my nausea, hopefully yours is just that you need to slow down eating etc

      2. BayougirlMrsS

        agree with the above. start a log of what and when you eat/drink

      3. zombierayvinn

        Thank you. I get the nausea throughout the day and night its kind of weird.

      4. BayougirlMrsS

        do you set a timer? This is also a hard one or me. During the time between the band removal and sleeve i got back into the habit of drinking with meals..... water, coffee, wine, cocktails.

        I find myself forgetting. In the past months i only threw up twice... so thats good, but i have felt nausea a few times. So now i set a timer on my phone or if im home, i use Alexa.

    • WInston223322

      Been a hell of a good Journey and thanx to all 
      · 0 replies
      1. This update has no replies.
    • Steph1999x

      Post op day 2...so far so good!
      · 1 reply
      1. LisaDee1

        What state are you in????

    • Krestel

      Officially no longer over weight! Goal #1 reached! I'm now under 80kgs (176 lbs) at 179cm (5'10") and 10 months post-op and am over the moon. My weight at 79.9 kgs (176 lbs) gives me a BMI of 24.9 which means that I have a normal weight! OMG.
      I still want to lose about 16 lbs more though in order to get safely into the middle range to insure against that little regain that happens. The I have maintenence in front of me as well.
      BUT I have hit my first goal. Yeah me!!!
      · 1 reply
      1. biginjapan

        Fantastic! That's such a great goal to reach and one I hope to get to this year as well.

  • Trending Topics

  • Together, we have lost...
      lbs
    ×