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Holy mackrel!! You lost 126 pounds in 9 months! That is fantastic. You look great. Can you give me any tips or things that helped you lose so much? My surgery is next month and if I could even do close to that I would be ecstatic! Best of luck to you!

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You look fantastic!!! Good job!!

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Wow, you look great! What a difference between before and afters. Your going to be at goal before you know it! Congratultions!

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Tips please I am having a hard time staying on the wagon

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Great job! Keeping fighting the good fight.

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Well done! You should be very proud. Amazing accomplishment.

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You know you are my hero! Looking great :-) Hoping to break this daggone stall soon so I can follow in your amazing footsteps.

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Amazing! You look fantastic! I'm sure you feel as great as you look. Glad to hear you are dealing with the emotional issues. I am so afraid of that. I don't even know where to start.

Congratulations!!!!

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Holy mackrel!! You lost 126 pounds in 9 months! That is fantastic. You look great. Can you give me any tips or things that helped you lose so much? My surgery is next month and if I could even do close to that I would be ecstatic! Best of luck to you!

Thank you! The surgery will work, there is no doubt about that. But the extent to which it works and the long-term success is really dependent on the amount of emotional and physical work that you are willing to do. I'm sure that you will have great success as well!

As far as what has helped me, I would say two things...first, sticking to my numbers. I try to eat no more than 40g carbs per day, at least 65g Protein and at least 80 oz of Water. When I do this, things seem to go well. And also to find some kind of exercise you love. For me it was running.

Other than that, I would say be prepared to do the hard emotional work of trying to figure out why you ate the way you ate before surgery. Overeating to excess is seldom, just about liking food. For me, I was stuck for a good month in my old mindset and habits around 7 months post op. I started seeing a therapist and started to address the issues that contributed to my compulsive, destructive eating habits. That was WAY harder than any of the nutritional changes I've made. I would just say be as prepared as you can to do the work.

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Time has gone by so fast, you look great!

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Tips please I am having a hard time staying on the wagon

See my post directly above about a couple of things that have helped me. And hang in there! Any step forward is a step in the right direction!

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You know you are my hero! Looking great :-) Hoping to break this daggone stall soon so I can follow in your amazing footsteps.

Just keep sticking to the plan and all of the sudden the scale will start moving again!

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