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So I was sleeved on June 24th

and I am very happy with where I am at and the progress

am now 102 lbs from my highest weight which was 2 weeks before surgery and now 85 lbs since surgery

Today I went to the gym and did 4 miles in 52 minutes on the treadmill

feel more energy and so much better

I do travel a lot so getting all my Protein in on the road is at times a challenge, but I am still learning and doing better

and as I said all along, I was not going to go crazy on this strict food plan - i wanted to be realistic and practical, smart and yet not deny those things that i like but thanks to the tool really control my portions.

so, I do eat a halloween size pack of Peanut M&Ms every now and then - so yes all 6-7 of them little candies - the old days it would been a whole pack

I have had a bratwurst (no bun) at a football game

I have had pizza ( mostly just the toppings and very little of the crust and its a thin crust) - if i have 2 slices of toppings that is a lot - compared to used to eating a WHOLE pie

I do have the Skinny Cow 100 cal fudgesicle most nights when at home

sometimes for Breakfast I have 2 slices of Cracker Barrel Cheeses (individually packaged so very nice) with a 100 cal Pack of Goldfish (nut said crackers were good to help with nausue on occasion from chewable Multi-Vitamens

and my biggest bad thing - I will drink diet soda - i get the small can 7 1/2 oz and drink slowly - used to drink 6-10 full 12 oz cans a day

I do drink through a straw in public and yes at a restaurant i get soda and small sips when eating, but i have never emptied a glass

So i am not perfect, but I am doing well and making progress, i could see how i could go backwards, but the portion controls is huge and I am eating so so so much better and working out so so so much more

Used to wear a size 50-52 w pants and now i am doing 44-46 shirts were a 5XL and now 3Xls are almost to big Goodwill got 4 huge bags of clothes!!

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Nice work! I can't wait until I am cleared to hit the Gym too!

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I'm so proud of your progress. I was also sleeved on June 24. And lost a total of 75 lbs. you story has encourage me to start going to the gym now. Keep up the good work.

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