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Summer 2018 Surgery Buddies: 1 Year Check In



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19 hours ago, jenngetsthin said:

I'm doing well. I'm now down 91 pounds (72.3 since surgery). I feel much healthier and happier. The weight loss has slowed significantly but I'm ok with that. I have about 45 pounds to reach my personal goal. Some recent progress pics (current pics from my recent vacay to Dominican Republic).

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Your smile shows just how happy you are with your progress!!

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19 hours ago, Frmamomzeyez said:

Had to get my love to dig in his phone for pictures b/c I don’t have any of myself. I don’t like taking them really. Anyway HW:282 SW:247 Cw:179. My goal weight was 180 but I changed that to 170. Most recent pic is from May at 185. My doctors are expecting 155-160. However I don’t think that will look good. I kind of got into it with his assistant who thinks I’m hindering myself from getting to that number. I could be 🤪haven’t been that weight since I was in my 20’s.

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You are killing it!

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19 hours ago, sharaimonique said:

I swore that I posted already, but I can’t find my post. Hopefully this isn’t a duplicate post.

Surgery was 6/4/18 (VSG). I’m down 90lbs. I went from a size 16 to a size 4. I’m kind of at my goal and kind of want to lose another 10 lbs. Time flies you guys. http://www.instagram.com/Vsg4me2please

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You look awesome, and look at you posting in a sports bra - that's confidence!

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17 hours ago, Lioness815 said:

Hi everyone:

I’m 96lbs down from my HW of 354. I was sleeved last July and have my one year follow-up appt on the 10th. I’m still losing between 7-10 lbs a month and I’m not really exercising at all. I do plan to ramp that up this summer though. My goal weight is 175 so I still have a ways to go. Slow and steady... It truly has been a wonderful journey. My whole life changed with the first 30 lbs and it all been wonderful since then. Hope to be in Onederland by Christmas.

96lbs down in 1 year is amazing process. As my nutritionist says, your progress wouldn't have happened without your hard work!

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10 hours ago, pumpkinlocks said:

Down 98 pounds, 30 more to go picture is from day of surgery July 18, 2018 and other is Memorial day weekend this year and my engagement weekend...whoop!!

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Engagement weekend?! Whoop, whoop!!!

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Ok here’s my progress. (Had to switch to my phone - no scandalous pics on my work computer) 😀

I started this journey at a size 20, now down to a tight 12. Body fat then was 48%, I’m now down to 36%. I am 5lbs away from the Overweight BMI category and no longer being obese!!

Photo 1: I can see my progress better from a side view. (My boobs will not die!!)

Photo 2: Face to face comparison. (My skin didn’t change colors, lighting was just better)

Photo 3: My arms are skinny!!!

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9 minutes ago, Ylime said:

Ok here’s my progress. (Had to switch to my phone - no scandalous pics on my work computer) 😀

I started this journey at a size 20, now down to a tight 12. Body fat then was 48%, I’m now down to 36%. I am 5lbs away from the Overweight BMI category and no longer being obese!!

Photo 1: I can see my progress better from a side view. (My boobs will not die!!)

Photo 2: Face to face comparison. (My skin didn’t change colors, lighting was just better)

Photo 3: My arms are skinny!!!

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You look Great! And I love the tank btw!! LOL

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Hiya it's Frustr8, Pride of September 5th 2018, yeah still a SUMMER SWEET SUCCESS! Many trials, tribulations, bumps and bruises later, reporting in! He 365+ SurgiWeight 319 currently 198.9, yep just broke into Onderland. Highest dress size 28-30W, currently sliding from 20 into 18-teens, Yep leaving Plus sizes behind ----FOREVER AND EVER! Still have my stoma stricture, my jejuneal ulcerations, was on PICC line for 3 months, being fed TPN 12 hours a day, but last EGJ pretty favorable, I have only had 13 lifetime, I am 90% healed , maybe I will be off of pureed and Soups soon. But life is still pretty good for me, never going to regret RNY and for 73 I'm not doing all that Bad. Still finding little body defects but nothing unhandled-able. MY TESTS HAVE A " By The Way" to almost every one, but what the Hey, I'm still red-headed , alive and kicking. Don't rule me out, I'm still successful and will have my Final Victory!

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17 minutes ago, Lioness815 said:

You look Great! And I love the tank btw!! LOL

It is my absolute fave shirt which is why I took my before pic in it. I rarely get to wear because I don't think it's appropriate for the gym. lol

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12 minutes ago, Frustr8 said:

Hiya it's Frustr8, Pride of September 5th 2018, yeah still a SUMMER SWEET SUCCESS! Many trials, tribulations, bumps and bruises later, reporting in! He 365+ SurgiWeight 319 currently 198.9, yep just broke into Onderland. Highest dress size 28-30W, currently sliding from 20 into 18-teens, Yep leaving Plus sizes behind ----FOREVER AND EVER! Still have my stoma stricture, my jejuneal ulcerations, was on PICC line for 3 months, being fed TPN 12 hours a day, but last EGJ pretty favorable, I have only had 13 lifetime, I am 90% healed , maybe I will be off of pureed and Soups soon. But life is still pretty good for me, never going to regret RNY and for 73 I'm not doing all that Bad. Still finding little body defects but nothing unhandled-able. MY TESTS HAVE A " By The Way" to almost every one, but what the Hey, I'm still red-headed , alive and kicking. Don't rule me out, I'm still successful and will have my Final Victory!

You are doing great!

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Thanks, you've always been my favorite Citrus item anyway!

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1 hour ago, Ylime said:

Ok here’s my progress. (Had to switch to my phone - no scandalous pics on my work computer) 😀

I started this journey at a size 20, now down to a tight 12. Body fat then was 48%, I’m now down to 36%. I am 5lbs away from the Overweight BMI category and no longer being obese!!

Photo 1: I can see my progress better from a side view. (My boobs will not die!!)

Photo 2: Face to face comparison. (My skin didn’t change colors, lighting was just better)

Photo 3: My arms are skinny!!!

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You look great!!

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Wow!! Wow!!! Wow!!! You guys ALL look absolutely fabulous!! Well done on such hard work! Very encouraging!

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Hello all! It will be 1 year for me on July 5 th! HW 257 SW 240 and I just hit 155lbs! I can’t even remember weighing that little 😂. I had my surgery at 60 so seniors take heart, it can be done! Congratulations to all!


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1 hour ago, chattycat said:

had my surgery at 60 so seniors take heart, it can be done! Congratulations to all!

I’m only 1.5 years behind you and yes it can be done, we just have to be patient and work a bit harder. You look great! Congratulations on your success!

edited to add: Everyone looks great, it’s really nice to see. I wish I would have participated in message board/groups earlier on.

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