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OK, I haven't posted many of my own forums but I am 3 pound from my goal and I wanted to share my journey with my VST family. I started my journey at 241 lbs and lost 45 before surgery weighing 196 when I had my sleeve surgery (August 29, 2011). I am at 133 now, once I hit 130 I will move in to maintenance mode as my husband has made it very clear that I don't need to lose anymore. LOL He has been so great through this crazy roller coaster ride! My emotions have been so wacky through this whole thing,there have been times that I thought I was going crazy, trying to figure out just what the hell I was crying about or will I ever stop feeling sorry for myself.

I am happy to say that the hormone/crazy emotions have settled down now and I am feeling almost normal again. I am thrilled with my weight loss and I have so much energy that I don't even look at my couch anymore (I just can't sit there and do nothing). I would rather crank up the music and get on my treadmill or clean the house (who would have ever imagined).

Any way, I just want everyone to stay strong and keep fighting for a healthier life. We all deserve the best!

Hugs to all and God Bless!

Love, Shell -----Of course, the pics are out of order cuz I couldn't figure this thing out! LOL

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CONGRATS! You've did it! This is such a great transformation and you look so happy! ;)

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You look great! Congratulations!

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Wow! That is amazing! Congrats on reaching goal (almost)!! Three pounds is nothing!!! :)

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"you woud rather cean the house"? hmmmm come on down ;)

so happy for you - drop by again, love to hear success stories from people like you that are 1 year+ post op.

pictures look geat - so glad to hear yor story

continued success

kathy

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Congrats you look fabulous :)

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WOW..awesome job!!!! Congrats!

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Congrats

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WOW!! You look absolutely gorgeous!! Great job. :) Congrats on all your success and thank you for sharing your journey with us.

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Wow you look great!!????

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Looking awesome!! Congrats! :D

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You look absolutely amazing!! Congrats!!

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WOW! WOW! WOW! I am truly speechless you look at least 10 years younger, so beautiful congratulations on your success

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You don't even look the same. That is an amazing transformation!

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WOW!!! I am always amazed by how much younger everyone looks when they lose weight!! You could be your own daughter!! I'm soooo happy for your success!

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