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And Kevin M my angel son was your namesake, if b he hadn't died. he would now be 42
Looking at you on your Harley I can pretend for a millisecond my Kevin was alive and riding with you. And for a brief moment he is with me again. Yes I'm crying 💦but it loosens the band that has been around my 💔 the last 10,and a half. years. You would have liked my Kevin and I'm sure he would have,liked you. Thank you very much for,posting, my friend😪

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Frustr8, I am so sorry for your loss. The brotherhood of Kevin's is very strong! Every Kevin I meet is special. Please know that I am sure if I had the opportunity to ride with your son it would have been special and great for us both. After all bikers are a rare breed. Keep strong and I know that is easier said than done. Remember that we are all in this journey for the goal to have better health and a long and full life! Thank you for your post and well wishes.

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I had gastric bypass last year when I was 56.

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I joined silver sneakers people are really nice. And I recently found a friend who jogs with me and my dog 3 times a week. This has been good for me you should try it

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My son’s name is Kevin as well. He was killed by someone who didn’t Slow Down or Move Over as is the law in MA. He was loading a disabled vehicle onto his flatbed tow truck and was struck and killed instantly by someone who didn’t. He was 22 and my baby. He would be 25 now.

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And I’m 57, had my RNY June 11,2018.

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On 07/13/2018 at 18:36, nurse4126 said:

My son’s name is Kevin as well. He was killed by someone who didn’t Slow Down or Move Over as is the law in MA. He was loading a disabled vehicle onto his flatbed tow truck and was struck and killed instantly by someone who didn’t. He was 22 and my baby. He would be 25 now.
Wow, very sorry for your loss. 😞

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@nurse4126 and he was helping others when that happened, that makes him A HERO. And I think he has a very special mother also. 🌕Sunshine today and smiles😛 on your journey.

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I had my VSG 3/28/18. I decided last sept, my 51st bday I was ready. My insurance was a 6 mo deal.. I’m actually glad it was, gave me time to prepare. HW-317/SW-299/CW-251. I am very happy

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I am here about 6 weeks from d day

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I am 65 and ready to be thinner and healthier in about 6 weeks

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I just got a letter from my insurance co. informing me that I was approved for the surgery. So happy! Just waiting on the Dr. to catch up and schedule me for for a consultation and then the surgery.

So anxious to get started on a healthier me!

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Are you having your surgery there in the Nutmeg State? Certainly don't have to go to Boston or into NYC, you probably have Yale-New Haven and such right around the corner. Congratulations and hopeful wishes for the future, my friend.

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7 minutes ago, Frustr8 said:

Are you having your surgery there in the Nutmeg State? Certainly don't have to go to Boston or into NYC, you probably have Yale-New Haven and such right around the corner. Congratulations and hopeful wishes for the future, my friend.

Thanks so much! I am having it done at Roger Williams in RI- they are actually the closest center for excellence for me. So happy I will be joining the ranks of the losers!!!

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