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  • Signed the papers!

    kim_pei

    Today I went and saw Monique first.  She weighed me and signed a few consent forms and went over my vitals and current meds.  I was pleasantly surprised to find out I was down to 316.  Then ...

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  • Two giant steps back

    Frankie82

    This week I started a return to work program. Rather than full time hours, I had arranged to work 12:30-5:30 for the week. Monday was a bit of a mess. I ended up having abdominal spasms and ...

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  • OUCH! I learned a hard lesson for sure....

    BBSCuppycake

    Warning A bit TMI...   As I was eating dinner with my son, I had 1/4 cup of Wendy's chili and 1/4 cup of blended green beans. That was going great. As I was putting away his plate I finish...

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  • Hello Everyone!

    latrice78

    I've been gone for a while sorry I've been busy being a new mommy and boy it's been rough!  But from time to time I will try to stop in to say hey okay... I really miss being on here .... ...

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  • I am encouraged

    MerryGoRound61

    I see the wisdom in rejoining this support site.  I am so appreciative of the encouraging comments I received from my first post.  It's so nice to know that when it comes to a battle (in any...

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  • Exciting Weekend!

    marymo362

    Since my surgery on March 18th, I have commented often on "wow...if you had told me a year ago I would be doing this, I would have laughed......." But I really mean it! Such exciting changes...

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  • Alot of Life Changes All At Once

    musiqsoulchild

    Wow, what can say in the past 3-4 weeks I got a new job unexpectedly and moved right after, I'm a "normal range" BMI but need to lose more to be healthy by hip to waist ratio I'm pear shaped...

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  • Almost 5 years out and I'm settling into bad habits

    MerryGoRound61

    I'm picking up weight again.  I've kept most of the weight off but it's starting to creep up.  My portion sizes are too large, my food choices are poor --- I'm too comfortable.  Joining this...

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  • Waiting for my date to be confirmed??

    MsPayne731

    I got a call on Monday from my doctor's office saying that my file was approved by the insurance, psychologist, and sleep center. The last signature they were waiting on was the Surgeon who ...

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  • More waiting

    LessHumid

    Come on 11:45... I'm ready to get this show on the road.  Time seems to slow down once you walk through the front doors of a hospital.  It's gotta be some kinda of time lord magic going on. ...

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  • 22 Days Post Op - Goals for Today

    BBSCuppycake

    Hello! Well yesterday I did not post, I was extremely tired. Not sure if I said how much I hate this fatigue thing but I just hate it. I am used to being tired all the time due to MS but thi...

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  • Unbelievable! 9/18/14

    bulldog76ss

    My last post stated this big stall I was in.  It lasted approximately 8-9 weeks.  From the last post I have dropped 13 pounds.  I have done nothing different, calorie, protein and water inta...

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  • Finally... It's starting to feel real again!

    LynTO

    So… After 8 weeks of hoping and praying  I got my appointments!  Now, it was a little hard fought but I got them.  So after calling last Monday and getting the same typical response o...

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  • Tomorrow's the big day!

    LessHumid

    Can it just be tomorrow already? My surgery is scheduled for 11.45 ugh, so much for getting in there early.  I don't know what was worse: the 8ish months of the process, the month and a half...

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  • Got sleeved yesterday!

    loki_downsized

    Only threw up one and the nurse said it was probably due to anesthesia wearing off. Considering it was just water and the 2 pills she gave me, I'm inclined to agree. I was so loopy after sur...

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