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It has been 5 months and I am so surprised at what a 5 months it has been. I have learned more about my body in the last few months that I ever knew in my previous 40+ years. I have learned the best foods for me, which ones keep me satisfied longer, which ones disagree with me and the ones that hinder weight loss. I am also learning how to leave food on my plate. Some things are easier to learn (portion sizes) while others are still an issue (remembering to eat slowly).

I have lost 84.6 overall….61.4 pounds since surgery…. and a combined total of 46 inches. As of today I am also officially in the overweight category. I am off my blood pressure and cholesterol medicine and my thyroid meds have been reduced. My knees and back feel better and I have so much energy!

I have a lot to be thankful for but today I am most thankful that my husband has taken over the thanksgiving meal duty!

HW: 275
SW: 251.8
CW: 190.4
GW: 140

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It’s mind blowing isn’t it. I still think ‘how did I not know this before?’ & I’m still discovering things at 2 & a half years out.

Congratulations on your progress & successes so far. (And for getting your hubby on Thanksgiving duties. 😉) Whoo hoo!!

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Congratulations! I really like how you communicated effectively for yourself to get a change to happen in your household! It’s amazing all the things you can do now, Weightloss and beyond.

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Congratulations! I'm 5'9 and my starting weight was right around the same as yours. I was sleeved on December 08 and have already dropped weight- hoping that I too can reduce my thyroid medications and get rid of my sleep apnea machine once I drop under 200 lbs. Best of luck moving forward!

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Congratulations!! This makes me so happy for you! :) Especially that you‘re bettering your relationship with food. Thats huge!

I‘m curious. Have you had any weight stalls? I‘m plus/minus around the same time as you and I‘m currently in my second three week long ish stall 😬

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