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I'm 3 days from a year and like some of you have been stalled for a bit but I'm down 42 for the year and 82 overall so I guess that is OK. Still hoping for the century accomplishment but the scale has bounced on the same 3-4 lbs for months now so I suspect my only hope is a lot more exercise.

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I wonder what it will be like in Year two.

I want to stay strong and balanced.

If I can maintain this 85 pound loss I will be happy but still hoping for 15 more.

Dawn Marie

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31 minutes ago, Dawn Hanaphy said:

I wonder what it will be like in Year two.

I want to stay strong and balanced.

If I can maintain this 85 pound loss I will be happy but still hoping for 15 more.

Dawn Marie

Hey, Dawn! Congrats on the 85-pound loss. I'll bet you drop the other 15 this year! You've done so well considering you weren't really heavy to begin with!

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I'm curious - for the others who just hit the one year mark - how many have had to get their gallbladder out? I had to part company with mine the day after my 1-year surgiversary. I think the stats said about 25%, but I'm curious to hear from real people.

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Oh my goodness. You had a gallbladder attack and surgery?

What were the signs?

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1 minute ago, Dawn Hanaphy said:

Oh my goodness. You had a gallbladder attack and surgery?

What were the signs?

I only had pain right under the sternum if I ate anything with even a minimum amount of fat. Most people also get nausea and vomiting, but I just had pain. At first, I thought it was gas because I had upped the volume of cruciferous veggies in my diet, but the pain was too high in my abdomen for that.

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