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Vertical Sleeve

Almost One Year Later

It’s been almost a year since I started actively losing weight, and I’ve lost over 100 pounds. I can honestly say that in some ways it was harder to lose 100 pounds this time than it was the time before. Yes, I lost over 100 pounds, gained the majority back and lost over 100 pounds again. Losing weight after gastric sleeve surgery was emotionally tough, and it brought about a lot of change in my life. It also brought out…

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Progress Pictures and Goals

When I think about the fact that I’ve lost 70 pounds over the last few months it doesn’t feel real,…

Chains Are Breaking

In my last post I briefly mentioned that I don’t feel so chained to my plate anymore, and I want…

An Attitude Adjustment

I had a major adjustment in my attitude yesterday, which needed to happen. Surgical recovery has been rough to say the…

Five Days Post Op

I’ve officially reached the “why in the hell would I do this to myself?” phase, and I’m not happy about…

Heading Into Surgery

I’m going in for surgery this morning, and the procedure should last about an hour. It still doesn’t feel real,…

I Don’t Want Everything To Change

I’ve been extremely open about the fact that I’m having weight-loss surgery this week, and the majority of people have been…

I Want To Cry…and Eat Food…

I’m a week into the liquids phase. I’m down 13 pounds so far, but today wasn’t easy. I went into…

I Can Do This

I’m several days into my liquids phase, and while it’s not fun it’s not miserable. I avoid situations that might…