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Count me in, Sistas! I turned 58 on Valentine's Day. I am one week out. Other than finding that I am suddenly lonely, I feel great. I actually had no serious surgical pain. --just a wicked backache. I can't help too much with the menapause questions as I had a hysterectomy when I was 40. I kept my ovaries though, so I did get to enjoy all of the lovely hot flashes. They seemed to have calmed their hot little heads this past winter. I hope they stay calmed.

I just found this group. I am ever so happy that I did.

Valentina

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Way to go Friends! We "50s" can do it ad do it well!

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I turned 58 today! Im looking younger for a change this birthday!

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Happiest of birthday wishes going your way!!:cake:

Valentina

I turned 58 today! Im looking younger for a change this birthday!

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Happiest of birthday wishes going your way!!:cake:

Valentina

Thanks V!

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Happy Birthday! I didn't know we are the same age. We will be until I turn

59 in October.

I have a new bf and life is good. I've dated a lot of interesting guys and I would have never met any of them if I hadn't lost all the weight.

I have never been as happy as I have been since I got sleeved.

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Happy Birthday! I didn't know we are the same age. We will be until I turn

59 in October.

I have a new bf and life is good. I've dated a lot of interesting guys and I would have never met any of them if I hadn't lost all the weight.

I have never been as happy as I have been since I got sleeved.

Good for you! I notice more guys checking me out lately...cute guys too! I am married, but it gives my batteries a charge when a cute guy checks me out or holds the door for me or something...

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I was sleeved on 2/22 of this year, so I am approaching my 4 month mark. Since I started the presurgery diet - I have lost ~ 66 pounds. I have lost from a 24W to a 16W. I've lost 6" from my waist and 7" from my bust and hips. Gotten off half my blood pressure med already. I love the sleeve!

My side effects include reflux - but easily controlled by pills; being in "puberty hell" from the hormones being released into my system from the fat cells that are disappearing; and some "brain fog" (discussed on a different thread). Well worth the issues to be losing the weight!

I'm not wrinkled to badly - but my skin is really loose. Think of a tomatoe or a peach after you have blanched it then plunged it into ice Water. Know how loose the skin on those are? That's how mine is right now. I have been bad and haven't been exercising to get it tightened back up. But, I start Zoomba/Zumba tomorrow - so that should tighten things up.

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Hello to all the Nifty Fifties!!!

Maybe life starts at 56? Or it just starts over better? I am planning lots of changes besides sleeving my way to a healthier lifestyle. If losing 30 lbs can make me feel 10 years younger (no huff & puff, no swollen ankles and feet, and walking is soooo much easier) -- I figure I may be a mere child when I reach my goal!

Even if I wind up having to tuck my boobs behind my ears when my weight works its way off -- it will be worth it! What was that Clairol, Revlon, Loreal hair coloring ad from the 70's???? "your not getting older; your just getting better!"

I can't wait until I'm cruising with Valentina (hear that GF???) in that convertible Mini Cooper looking for young studs who like older women with excess skin!!!

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Hello to all the Nifty Fifties!!!

Maybe life starts at 56? Or it just starts over better? I am planning lots of changes besides sleeving my way to a healthier lifestyle. If losing 30 lbs can make me feel 10 years younger (no huff & puff, no swollen ankles and feet, and walking is soooo much easier) -- I figure I may be a mere child when I reach my goal!

Even if I wind up having to tuck my boobs behind my ears when my weight works its way off -- it will be worth it! What was that Clairol, Revlon, Loreal hair coloring ad from the 70's???? "your not getting older; your just getting better!"

I can't wait until I'm cruising with Valentina (hear that GF???) in that convertible Mini Cooper looking for young studs who like older women with excess skin!!!

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Hi everybody! I surely had some roadblocks due to fracturing an ankle playing hopscotch with my 10 yr old great niece = no exercise for a month. :( So I'm back to doing Water aerobics and finally losing a few pounds again. Getting some sun is a plus too ~ I'd rather have my fat tanned! :rolleyes:

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Sleeved on 4/26 came home from hospital and found I had gained 6 pounds! Drag and a half for sure! Down 5 pounds since 4/28. I really thought this would go faster :angry: . But, on the plus side, no nausea, heaves, pain is under control and the swelling must have gone down really quickly because I have no problems getting in the Proteins or Water.

Hi, I was sleeved on 6/19 and weighed a couple of days later to find I was up 8 lbs. - could NOT believe it. I'm in the same boat too with no nausea & no problem getting in Proteins or Water, so I guess this is the time to be grateful for that & trust that the losses are coming:) Terri

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Last two weeks I have been up and down, and up and down... Hope to get a little bit more down soon! I am eating more, between 800-1100..... leaning towards the 1000 mark... Just had my body fat measured and my resting calorie burn.... around 1500... so I should be losing a little faster....but my body has always been this way...SLOOOW to lose! Good news? I could live with this weight, even though I am still "overweight".... still working on getting more off, working out around 5 days a week. I'm at around 7 1/2 months out. Down 59 pounds plus 10 from before surgery.

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How do you have your resting calorie tested? I would lobe to know what mine is now that I am at goal.

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