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Hell errrrbody!

When I was banded in 2009 I was on this platform daily and making some pretty awesome friends, pretty fast. LOL

It seems this time around I'm a lonely painter living in a box of paints. (bonus points for who knows where I got that from?)

I am active, been chatting and looking and responding but it seems pretty quiet for me.

Maybe it's just me but I sure do like talking to folk about their experiences, fears, achievements, disappointments, etc.

I am being sleeved Dec. 9th, 2019 by Dr. Matthew Metz in Denver Colorado

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Joanie Mitchell??? Good luck on your journey,,, But I guess this is more of a self help site than a social media site, In our new social climate its is best to keep it casual,,,, just my opinion on why the site has changed since the last time you were here

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YOU WIN!

Yes I am a huge Joni Mitchell lover. Best female songwriter EVER.

And I am seeing, it is a lot different. I still have awesome friends from the first time around. Was hoping that would be the case this time as well. But I will still continue to post here and share my journey. You never know who it will help.

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My favorite female singer is Joss Stone

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Oh yes, she's a bad chicka chicka

I'm a vocalist so music runs a lot of my life.

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Just saying hi! I am new here but have lurked for awhile. Next week I am getting sleeved

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I'm new here. But I'm always open to new friends for support! Goodness knows this is a challenging process only others who had as well can appreciate!

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Congrats @Beaconkitty I am so excited for you. How long has the process been for you?

Hey here @Kimberly3 glad to meet you! How's your journey been so far?

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I am 4 Weeks post op. Just started on full modified foods. So far everything has been going pretty good. In a stall currently down 21lbs beginning to learn my new normal. I had a really bad time with anesthesia and was kept in the hospital an additional day. I was suprised to still be hungry. They say that should pass once more solid food is introduced.

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14 hours ago, SabrinaGoddess said:

I am active, been chatting and looking and responding but it seems pretty quiet for me.

People tend to post a TON before surgery, a little bit after surgery, and then very rarely after that. It's just the nature of how this works I think. Good luck on your surgery!!

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Well often you only hear from Squeaky Wheels, smooth- running. tends to be Quite Quiet- but ME? But ME, you'll hear from ME you'll hear from ME and My struggles until somebody beats ME with a Board to shut me up- WAS NOT WHAT I EXPECTED but 85-90% good, so the trade- off is tolerable and I will be still trucking🚚 a while longer upon this 🌎 Earth!

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And this AM, my back HURTS- something I CANNOT BLAME on Bariatric SURGERY- I am 73, arthritic since 25, being " Creaky- Jointed" goes with The Territory, even Spinal Joints, too too many years over 300 pounds did not HELP Matters, I'll whimper and arise pretty soon- it's still a Good Life when all is SAID and DONE! 👈👵👉

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@vsgdavid thank you! How’s your journey been

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@Frustr8 it’s good to share your struggle! It helps others during their struggle phase

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