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Today I entered Onederland!

Started my Journey on Jan 15th at 305.6lbs, managed to lose 75.6lbs before my Surgery on June 5th and an additional 30.2lbs since then! On my way to a goal weight of 160lbs.

It has been a journey, yes it is true the scale is a cruel taskmaster, but I'm a results driven person so it was very hard for me to stay off the scale or to see numbers go up some days or stay the same through my stall. While they were operating there was a growth discovered on the outside of my stomach which proved to be cancerous, but given the size, location and that fact that it was completely removed during the surgery I have been given the all-clear by the oncologist saying it was a blessing in disguise because otherwise it would have grown and grown until it became a really big problem. Good thing I didn't listen to all those who asked me if I still wanted to go through with the surgery given my success pre-surgery. Funny thing is the most common surgery for stomach cancer is a sleeve.

I have gone from a 46 in pants at Christmas to a 36 and from a 3XL in my shirts to a L. I'm loving my new lease on life, even the rest of my family is losing weight!

So here I am, The first big goal has been achieved, time to keep marching onward and down!

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13 minutes ago, Down South Aussie said:

Today I entered Onederland!

Started my Journey on Jan 15th at 305.6lbs, managed to lose 75.6lbs before my Surgery on June 5th and an additional 30.2lbs since then! On my way to a goal weight of 160lbs.

It has been a journey, yes it is true the scale is a cruel taskmaster, but I'm a results driven person so it was very hard for me to stay off the scale or to see numbers go up some days or stay the same through my stall. While they were operating there was a growth discovered on the outside of my stomach which proved to be cancerous, but given the size, location and that fact that it was completely removed during the surgery I have been given the all-clear by the oncologist saying it was a blessing in disguise because otherwise it would have grown and grown until it became a really big problem. Good thing I didn't listen to all those who asked me if I still wanted to go through with the surgery given my success pre-surgery. Funny thing is the most common surgery for stomach cancer is a sleeve.

I have gone from a 46 in pants at Christmas to a 36 and from a 3XL in my shirts to a L. I'm loving my new lease on life, even the rest of my family is losing weight!

So here I am, The first big goal has been achieved, time to keep marching onward and down!

Congrats! That's One amazing feat!

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Today I entered Onederland!
Started my Journey on Jan 15th at 305.6lbs, managed to lose 75.6lbs before my Surgery on June 5th and an additional 30.2lbs since then! On my way to a goal weight of 160lbs.
It has been a journey, yes it is true the scale is a cruel taskmaster, but I'm a results driven person so it was very hard for me to stay off the scale or to see numbers go up some days or stay the same through my stall. While they were operating there was a growth discovered on the outside of my stomach which proved to be cancerous, but given the size, location and that fact that it was completely removed during the surgery I have been given the all-clear by the oncologist saying it was a blessing in disguise because otherwise it would have grown and grown until it became a really big problem. Good thing I didn't listen to all those who asked me if I still wanted to go through with the surgery given my success pre-surgery. Funny thing is the most common surgery for stomach cancer is a sleeve.
I have gone from a 46 in pants at Christmas to a 36 and from a 3XL in my shirts to a L. I'm loving my new lease on life, even the rest of my family is losing weight!
So here I am, The first big goal has been achieved, time to keep marching onward and down!
Yasssssssssss!

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Congrats and thank God for them finding the growth when they did!!!! I pray many more years of success!!!!

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Congratulations, tremendous milestone! You were incredibly fortunate to find that tumor!

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Huge congrats!! On all of your news!!

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