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1 minute ago, WishMeSmaller said:

This is more of a before and during, as I am not quite to goal. First pics were right before starting my pre-op diet in late June and the last pic is two days ago. Size 20-22 down to an 8 in less than seven months. Loving all of the energy I have now!

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actually, you look great right now! I'm guessing at 5'8", you're pretty much at a normal BMI, too...

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2 minutes ago, catwoman7 said:

actually, you look great right now! I'm guessing at 5'8", you're pretty much at a normal BMI, too...

Thank you! Your results are spectacular! According to my smart scale app, my BMI is normal. If I did not lose another pound I would still be thrilled with my results, but there is just something about reaching my goal...I am not ready to quit pushing yet. 🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️

I am so happy with how I look and feel now. I am off of meds for diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol. I am active. I like doing things again. Surgery was the best decision for me, and like so many others, my only regret is not doing it 5 years ago.😊😊

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48 minutes ago, WishMeSmaller said:

This is more of a before and during, as I am not quite to goal. First pics were right before starting my pre-op diet in late June and the last pic is two days ago. Size 20-22 down to an 8 in less than seven months. Loving all of the energy I have now!

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You look amazing congrats!!!

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I am loving all of these before/after pictures! What amazing transformations. I think this is the first time I've seen before pics from @catwoman7 and @Arabesque. It's so motivating to see your success stories.

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26 minutes ago, BigSue said:

I am loving all of these before/after pictures! What amazing transformations. I think this is the first time I've seen before pics from @catwoman7 and @Arabesque. It's so motivating to see your success stories.

I like seeing them, too - I had this picture in my head of what Arabesque probably looked like - and it's great to see what she looks like for real!

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These are such an inspiration. I'm 5 weeks out and have hit a stall, the scale did move some this morning, and I have been so discouraged. Every time I have lost weight in the past, I would stall after losing 20 lbs or so, and then gain 30. I love seeing the before and after pictures because I feel like with this tool, there is hope!! Thank you all for sharing.

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These are a couple of my favorite before and afters 😊
Surgery was May 14, 2020
So I’m exactly 8 month out today!
Gastric bypass
Starting weight: 268
Current weight: 148
So that’s a total of 120 pounds gone! ❤️ I feel better than I’ve ever felt with have more self confidence and self worth! No regrets!
Congratulations on your surgery date!!! wishing you the best of luck!

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Okay, I'll play along! I don't have a "before" pic that really represents how big I was, because I generally avoided being photographed back then. My before is from a chorus concert I did--and I will admit that I was wearing a "man girdle" at the time. (Cringe.)

I went from 250 to a low of 132 before bouncing back up to 142.

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These are all amazing and all of you are AWESOME!!! Makes me so excited to keep pushing on this journey! -44lbs and going, I can’t wait for that after picture!

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photo on the left was at my heaviest.

photo on the right was last week (pardon the mess in my room lol)

my rny was september 25, 2020 - down 63 lbs so far. still have about a 100 to go but feeling great! i have way more energy and recently started swimming at the Y.

GOOD LUCK WITH YOUR SURGERY! Best decision I ever made.

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14 hours ago, Recidivist said:

Okay, I'll play along! I don't have a "before" pic that really represents how big I was, because I generally avoided being photographed back then. My before is from a chorus concert I did--and I will admit that I was wearing a "man girdle" at the time. (Cringe.)

I went from 250 to a low of 132 before bouncing back up to 142.

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You look great!!

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11 hours ago, EllaKop said:

photo on the left was at my heaviest.

photo on the right was last week (pardon the mess in my room lol)

my rny was september 25, 2020 - down 63 lbs so far. still have about a 100 to go but feeling great! i have way more energy and recently started swimming at the Y.

GOOD LUCK WITH YOUR SURGERY! Best decision I ever made.

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Amazing !

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22 hours ago, WishMeSmaller said:

This is more of a before and during, as I am not quite to goal. First pics were right before starting my pre-op diet in late June and the last pic is two days ago. Size 20-22 down to an 8 in less than seven months. Loving all of the energy I have now!

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You lost 100 pounds....and gained a dog!😁

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I’m one year post op.
5’4
Hw/sw: 284
Cw:152
Gw:160
New goal: 140

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