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Things I won't miss about being fat!



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Going to the Doctor and the anxiety of getting on the scale.

Having a new Doctor tell me if I lost weight it would help my neck and back pain. Um, yep i know that. I critique my body EVERY SINGLE day.

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I won't miss having to shop for a new bathing suit and buying anything that fits! I bought 4 new suits this year and I love how all of them fit and I love going to the beach again!

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On 7/30/2020 at 9:11 PM, futurefinemama said:

I wont miss saying I don't like amusement park because I can't fit on most of the rides.

I wont's miss people saying, you cute for a big girl...

I won't miss my feet swelling.

I won't miss not fitting in a booth.

I won't miss not wearing all my cute shoes because they hurt my knees to walk in them.

I wont miss being out of breath while climbing a flight of stairs.

Omg, I can relate to your post! I always hated when people would say you have such a pretty face or you're pretty for your size! Arghhh, I always took it as you don't get to choose parts & pieces of me to like, my body is a 1 package deal!

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I will not miss the itch and rash on my lower back and at the top of my butt from sweating and friction no matter how I try to prevent it!

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I still have a really bad habit of using WAY too much body wash. The amount i used for my 400 pound body is not the correct amount anymore. Yet i always forget. lolol

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Things I won't miss:

1) Eying a chair with arms and hoping I would fit in the seat!!

2) Not being able to stand up with pushing myself up on something

3) Support garments and pantyhose in the Florida heat...every day!

I'm sure there is much, much more!!

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I do NOT miss:

- Boxy clothes.

- My husband’s disappointed glances. Now he wants to touch me more all of a sudden :-). He never said anything out of line, but I don’t miss those occasional glances...

- Inner thigh rashes and zits.

- Hiding behind people in photos.

- Only liking photos of me taken from the neck up.

- Saving smaller clothing sizes for “one day”. Now I can actually wear them.

- Pot lucks & buffets. Yeah... no thanks. An all-you-can-eat place would be a complete waste of money for me now, anyway.

- Car seatbelts riding up around my neck.

- The waddle my walk was developing.

- Weak bladder control. I can “hold it” a lot longer now. As a result, I have less issues with odor after near misses. I know... TMI

- Hot flashes. Somehow they have disappeared. Interesting.

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I won’t miss:
1. Not being able to fit into cute clothes. Fat girl clothes are always old lady clothes. I’m too young to be dressing like some old church lady.

2. Hiding from existence.

3. Random strangers calling me fat. That crushing, heavy, feeling when it happens.

4. Avoiding cameras.

5. Being out of breath and moving slow

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Love this post was gone for awhile from here but good idea

1. Struggling to tie my shoes

2. As a guy not comfortable with shirt off

3. Fitting in a Airplane seat with no belt exstender

4. Not being able to fly in a helicopter

5. Getting winded fast on stairs or other activities like fishing

6. Most importantly I do not miss food

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I won't miss:

Judging myself by my appearance.

Assuming others are doing the same.

Avoiding the mirror and eye contact with people.

Wearing leggings and track pants cos wearing plus size jeans made me feel even fatter. I used to wear clothes that made me stand out, and have kept some that I can't wait to wear again. Then I'll get to post them on the OOTD thread 😊

Feeling physically exhausted from my job and needing a 2hr+ nap between shifts. I have a physical job as a dairy hand, but it shouldn't be that tiring. 🐮

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My surgery is on the 24th and I cannot wait to say goodbye to low self-esteem relating to my weight, refusing to be in family pictures, low energy, achy feet and joints, blood pressure meds, and my double chin; I hold fat in my face and it makes me so self-conscience. I’m just looking forward to this new chapter :)

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I will not miss;

Being the fat mom at my kids' school.

Fearing the white plastic lawn chairs everyone has.

Not going to sporting eventsand concerts because of how small the seats are.

Trying to hide when cameras come out.

Being the fat girl who's panting on a treadmill at the gym.

Being tired all the time from sleep apnea.

Being ashamed to put on a swimsuit and enjoy a public pool with my kids.

My chins.

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Before WLS, I made a list of all the issues I was having. I am now 18 months post op and have thus far maintained my goal weight and normal BMI. I recently found that old list and discovered that ALL the issues have resolved! Amazing!

asthma, sinus drainage, sleep apnea, GERD, joint/back/foot pain, fatty liver, pre-diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol/LDL/trigylcerides, elevated inflammatory markers, skin infections, shortness of breath, low energy/endurance, activity intolerance, heat intolerance, shame, and depression. ALL GONE!

I can now ride my horse, bike 50 miles, walk, hike, climb 60 flights of stairs, swim, get down on (and off) the floor with my grandkids, wear normal sized cute clothing, sit in any chair, have room to spare in an airplane seat, and just plain LIVE a normal, active life! It has been an amazing journey and I wouldn't trade it for anything.

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I won't miss hearing my knees crackle whenever I walk down a flight of stairs.

I won't miss the feeling that I need to get a meal when I leave the house to make the trip 'worth it'.

My fiance won't miss my snoring for half the night.

I won't miss wearing long shirts to cover my protruding stomach.

I won't miss not being able to put on my first ever pair of knee-high boots.

I won't miss being unable to participate in hikes with my friends.

I won't miss looking down the barrel of diabetes, arthritis, and crushingly low self-esteem in my next phase of life.

I won't miss having my life defined by food!

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