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Sleeved 4/20/16 down 122 and counting!

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Omg, you are literally sooo good at taking selfies. I take the worst pics ever!! You look fabulous!!! Keep up the great work!

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Surgery date July 13th, 2016 Gastric Sleeve with Dr. Mostaedi at Richmond Kaiser
Heaviest weight January 2016 290lbs
Surgery weight July 13th 2016 242.2lbs
Current weight today November 30th 2016 170.1lbs
I'm almost 27yrs old, 5'6 inches.
Started at a size 22-24
Currently in a size 8/M
My shoe size went back down from an 11 to a 10 which is very exciting for me!

I have some loose skin on my tummy, and under my arms, my butt and thighs are also kinda saggy, but I'm working on those now with some kettlebell workouts.

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I haven't uploaded photos before, so I'm hoping I've done it right! Green shirt photos were the day I came home after surgery, so 3 days post op and 360 lbs. the black shirt photos were end of October 2016. I've lost 95 lbs. The face shot in the green shirt I was at my heaviest of 388 lbs. The difference in my face astounds me. I still have a long way to go, but I am thrilled with how far I've come in in just under 7 months.

Yes, my bathroom mirror needs a good cleaning. Sorry :(

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EWE! I just noticed how dirty my mirrors are!!! Sorry guys, Ill clean them before I attempt anymore pics! HAHAHAA.

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I haven't uploaded photos before, so I'm hoping I've done it right! Green shirt photos were the day I came home after surgery, so 3 days post op and 360 lbs. the black shirt photos were end of October 2016. I've lost 95 lbs. The face shot in the green shirt I was at my heaviest of 388 lbs. The difference in my face astounds me. I still have a long way to go, but I am thrilled with how far I've come in in just under 7 months.

Yes, my bathroom mirror needs a good cleaning. Sorry :(

OMFG, I totally just noticed how dirty my mirrors are in my pics too!! No shame! At least you look good, no one is paying attention to the mirrors! You look amazing BTW. That's such a big difference already. Keep up the good work!

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Surgery date July 13th, 2016 Gastric Sleeve with Dr. Mostaedi at Richmond Kaiser

Heaviest weight January 2016 290lbs

Surgery weight July 13th 2016 242.2lbs

Current weight today November 30th 2016 170.1lbs

I'm almost 27yrs old, 5'6 inches.

Started at a size 22-24

Currently in a size 8/M

My shoe size went back down from an 11 to a 10 which is very exciting for me!

I have some loose skin on my tummy, and under my arms, my butt and thighs are also kinda saggy, but I'm working on those now with some kettlebell workouts.

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Congrats lady, you are doing an amazing job!

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I haven't posted in several months but I wanted to post an update to my Gastric Sleeve story.

My surgery was July 12, 2013. I am 5'8" tall and at that time I weighed 296 lbs., and wore a size 3X or 22-24 women's.

Today, April 12, 2014, is 9 months from my surgery and I've lost 76 lbs. At 220 lbs., I fit in size 1X or 16 women's.

I would like to lose between 40 and 60 lbs. more by September of this year. My ultimate goal would be 147 lbs - a size 10. However, I will feel totally successful and satisfied to get to 170 lbs - a size 12.

I lost nearly every bit of my weight the first four months after surgery and have been at 220 lbs. since then.

I am enjoying this new weight and all that it has done for me.

I no longer have to use a CPAP for obstructive sleep apnea. I have no more heel or foot pain, very little knee pain, almost no more back pain. I have no more acid reflux. Even more good news is that I like looking in the mirror again. I can shop in normal size clothing stores. I am not embarrassed when I go out with my family and friends. I get very encouraging comments from people who have watched me go through this process.

I do sometimes get frustrated that I'm not losing any more weight currently, however, I am most often optimistic that I will continue to both enjoy my current good health as well as moving forward to meet my weight loss goals. Slowly but surely.

I can eat nearly anything - in small amounts. I have to be careful with milk (makes my tummy hurt), so I use unsweetened almond/coconut milk for my Protein or fruit smoothies if I need the extra boost. I avoid most sugary foods (thank goodness I wasn't really all that much of a fan of sugary foods before). I also still have to work to make sure I get the Protein I need each day and have to consciously monitor my Water intake. I make my meals of high quality protein, fresh vegetables either raw or steamed or baked, and if I have any room, I'll eat some carbohydrates like whole wheat bread/grain, brown rice, potatoes, corn, Beans, peas, etc. I allow myself a small piece of chocolate once in a while. I can have a cocktail every other month or so when my hubby and I go out to eat.

I exercise sporadically and I know I need to work on this area. I walk and I use an elliptical machine up to 3 times a week.

I have the opportunity to encourage others in my life who are contemplating weight loss surgery and I never mind sharing my story.

I certainly feel super glad that I have this lifelong tool to help me work on my health and fitness!!!

I'm so encouraged by your post -- thank you for sharing! I am same height and very similar stats and body shape as you. When I got down to 234 a few years ago, my body looked very similar to yours at 220. I w=couldn't get below 234 and couldn't keep the weight off..so now I plan to get a bypass. I would be thrilled to get to 220 and maintain it! Or even lower of course. Thanks for sharing your pics

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Absolutely amazing transformation in just 4.5 months! That's astonishing!

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Hi all want to post another update. A week away from my 3 month surgiversary and 30 kgs (about 60 pounds) down. I feel so much better and things are starting to get back to normal. The days where i fell down and regret having this surgery have reduced tremendously. Overall i just feel great! ????

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Hi all want to post another update. A week away from my 3 month surgiversary and 30 kgs (about 60 pounds) down. I feel so much better and things are starting to get back to normal. The days where i fell down and regret having this surgery have reduced tremendously. Overall i just feel great! ????

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You look great! Such awesome progrrss for only 3 mo ths!!!!! And that dress is absolutely gorgeous!!!

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I had my surgery mon dec 5... I don't feel the best right now.. I look at your transformation and hope that I get results like you. . I will be glad when I get over gas pains. I have been walking and gas zing a lot but still gas pain. Hopefully it will be gone soon . But you look absolutely marvelous .

Hi all want to post another update. A week away from my 3 month surgiversary and 30 kgs (about 60 pounds) down. I feel so much better and things are starting to get back to normal. The days where i fell down and regret having this surgery have reduced tremendously. Overall i just feel great! ????

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I had my surgery mon dec 5... I don't feel the best right now.. I look at your transformation and hope that I get results like you. . I will be glad when I get over gas pains. I have been walking and gas zing a lot but still gas pain. Hopefully it will be gone soon . But you look absolutely marvelous .

Hi all want to post another update. A week away from my 3 month surgiversary and 30 kgs (about 60 pounds) down. I feel so much better and things are starting to get back to normal. The days where i fell down and regret having this surgery have reduced tremendously. Overall i just feel great! ????

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Hang in there, the first 2 months were the worst for me! Vomiting gas bubles few time a day, had 0 appetite and also had days where i just did not want to leave the bed all day, sad for no apparent reason. But all that has passed, still have those days and still vomiting but all under control. Got my appetite back, just 3-5 bites and im stuffed!

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