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My name is Yvonne , I'm 29 years old and I'm from Texas. I have one child that is 5 years old going to be 6 soon and shes my only one so far. I been wanting bariatric surgery since I was 16 because weight has always been in control of my life. I previously lost 86lbs on my own but regained it after I got out of the Army. I had the RNY gastric bypass 10/16/19 and I've lost 51lbs since. I feel great other than a occasional cramp every now and then. I dropped in shirt sizes from 3X to 1X and a pant size from a 22 to a 14. I feel much healthier and I wished I had done it sooner! inCollage_20191219_084908043.jpeg

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First off, thank you for your service 🙏 Second, your doing great! What a difference already. Congratulations!

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Congratulations! Your hard work shines through.

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Wow, good job, lady!

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You can really see the difference, looking good! Thanks you for your service!

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Thanks everybody . That means alot.

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Well done!!![emoji122][emoji122][emoji122][emoji122] Your progress is awesome!![emoji176]

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I started at a 48 inch hip and I'm a 38 now . My waist was a 44 or 45 and now it's a 36 inch

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Wow! You look great! Thank you for your service.

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That's great. Good luck on your weight loss journey.

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From one Texan to another, yeeeehaaa!!!! Congratulations girl! You are doing that.

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