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10 Years to lose 100lbs.....Remember where you started

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Holy Hell..... found this old picture from before my Lapband in 2009. Found on my friend's FB page. It said post Feb 2010.... But i'm 99.9% sure it was pre op liquid diet.....

That would have made me 232# back then..... that jacket was a 3XL...(maybe a 4). I was so sad back then. I really felt at the end of my rope. I'm so happy with the way things turned out.

Looked back at some of my post and damn the things i said..... i was one of the "i only lost" posters... I was also still under the delusion that i could make my marriage work. Didn't know it then, but he was cheating.... in so many ways.

Since then i had the band placed Nov 2009, looking back now... i really didn't lose a whole lot that first year... like 60#. I lost another 20 the next year..... i hovered at 143-145 for years. I had a TT in March of 2012. 2015/2016 told him i wanted a divorce. Oct. 2016 meet the love of my life. March 2017, my band slipped and had an ER removal. Aug 2017 moved to Mississippi. Feb 2019 started menopause... and the weight really started coming back on.... from 143# removal day to 173.5 .... Found a Dr. that would do a Low BMI revision.... 2.5 years later. 14K OOP.... and worth every cent. Got married Sept. 26, 2019 (one month pre op). Today i weight 131.?

It has taken me 10 years to lose 100#s.... Stated at a size 18-20 pants...

me feb 2010.JPG

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never knew your story ...till now but I have seen your progress and I just want to say you are a strong and beautiful woman...Congratulations on everything...… The loss of weight, the loss of a bad relationship, and your marriage to the Man for you... You was still rocking those outfits even then I see lol:)

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Congrads long journey but it was worth it! Keep staying healthy

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