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225 to 140

size 20 to size 6

reached goal weight at 7 mths

How? What did you eat each day. What was your work outs? Awesome job!

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Everyone is intimidated by our physique. LOL

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U both look great! I'm getting sleeved on 1st of May can't wait to join the Ab Fab club :)

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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!!!

Edited by Flutterby

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Great pics

Luv seeing them

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Before (October/2013)



After (Today, 4/14/14)


My surgery date was 10/21/13 .

Almost 6 months ago & down 101lbs.

My goal is 150lbs. Getting close!!


Day of my surgery


Me now. April 2014 !



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Hiii. I'm Amanda. 23 years old.

Was sleeved on October 21, 2013. (SW 304lbs)

Today almost 6 months later (CW 203lbs)

Total lost -101lbs.

Goal weight #1 is 170

Main goal weight is 145/155

(I am 5'4)

Here are some pics :)


Before (10/2013) & After (04/2014)






Sept 2013


Today 4/14/14

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