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Today I left the obese category for good. I am just overweight. My two pairs of borrowed size 18 jeans are getting loose. Whoopee!

It sure feels good. I still do a double take when I see myself in the mirror...it's like I am seeing some other person... It seems like just yesterday I was heading off to Mexicali for the surgery...

By the summer I'll be able to shop for a "permanent" wardrobe...that will be FUN.

Thanks for all the support, y'all.

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Horray for Cajun! (doing the happy dance) how great is that? I'm getting there. . they say slow and steady wins the race. . . well that is good. . .I'm hoping to have the majority of my weight lost by October/Nov. . . my mom is coming to visit me and hasn't seen me since 2008. . then i weighed 350 lbs. . . she knows i had the surgery but i don't think she understands the concept of it. . . to her it's just another attempt in my life to lose weight. . . just wait! Good luck Cajun. . . keep up the excellent work!

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wooo hoooooo Cajun!!!

I love it!!

Sooooo Happy for you!!

I loved it when I hit the "overweight" mark!!

Now - I'm waiting to be "normal" heehee........ never gonna be "normal"..... but will weight wise!!

Thin-

My son live away from me and he came home after I lost 100 pounds....... and he actually cried! He couldn't believe I looked like I did...Kinda worried me at first.... I asked him , do I look sick or something. and his reply was- no. you look great!

Kinda surprised me......... so be prepared...... people who love you that you havn't seen in a while will act different.... I sure wasn't expecting that from my son.

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Great job Cajun!!!! Keep up the good work!:lol0:

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YAY Cajun!! I'm so excited for you. What a wonderful achievement!

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congrats Cajun!! it is so amazing to read so many success stories!

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I've missed you Cajun! It seems you haven't been posting as much. I have really missed you in chat too.

I am glad to read those 18's are getting big. It's so much fun and I am so happy for you!

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I've missed you Cajun! It seems you haven't been posting as much. I have really missed you in chat too.

I am glad to read those 18's are getting big. It's so much fun and I am so happy for you!

Thanks Daisy. I've been real busy...have had some company visiting and done some travelling so I've been off the web for a while.

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That's great news!! Congrats. I have a bunch of pairs of 16s that are too big if you want them...just PM me.

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Hooray! Congratulations!

I started out as a lightweight and I'm just a few days away from being "overweight." Can't wait!

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Congratulations! I can't count the times I've given all my big girl clothes away and bought small sizes...but I believe this surgery can help each of us make it the last time that happens, and the first time we really do get to have a normal wardrobe that lasts!

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Cajun that is soooooooooooo terrific. You are doing so well. I'm not morbid, but still OBESE. But looking forward to OVERWEIGHT. haha. I guess we all look at those same charts.

You are doing great.

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