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    So thrilled for you! I totally want to know about your MPA! Keep us posted.
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    Melissa, thank you again for your sage advice always! I'm going to pm you in the hopes to get more info on your carb intervals.
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    you look amazing and are an inspiration to me
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    Thanks for the comment, it was good to hear from you! Is that Gayle in your profile pic?!? I'm Facebook friends with her!
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    Congrats on changing career fields. This is something I have thought about if I was not able to get the new position I just landed. I wish you success in your new field.
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    I love your Dr. Seuss quote and congrats on a PHENOMENAL weight loss. My surgery is in 6 days and I could only dream to be in the 130s and I'm starting at 198 at 5'61/2" Any advice you can give me about wrapping my HEAD around not being able to comfort myself with food and sweets and things.....would be helpful. That is the thing that concerns me the most. Thank you! Allison
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    Hi, The gal you asked what happened passed away just about a week after surgery. Her story is on her profile. Very sad and scared the crap out of me since I am having my WLS the 24th!
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    Hi Sweetie!
    Tried calling you!
    I am having a tummy tuck on July 3rd! Cannot wait!
    I think it will be great incentive to keep on track -- I hope so at least!
    You have lost so much weight! You are looking absolutely petite and tiny!!!!!!!!
    Hugs!
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    You are so welcome.
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    Awesome congrats to you Too
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    Hi there! Since you love coffee too we must have other things in common! hehehe!
    Im on stage 3 pureed foods now...i made tuna salad just with dill pickle relish and a few tbsp of mayo...how in the heck do I eat 70 grams of protein a day? I can only eat a 1/2 cup of mash beans or tuna? How do I space out my meals and my vitamins and fluids...Im overwhelmed...any advice please?
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    great job looking good
  13. Just saw your profile pic with GAYLE! Wow! Look you gorgeous THIN women!!!! <3
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    Hey , not sure if I ever responded. But yes I had Dr Pop ... He was great and I am not sure about the support group because this site has been pretty much it for me :-). How are things going since surgery ?
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    Hey Melissa! Yes, I am doing good. How are you. I love the feeling of this weight dropping off. 58 lbs since surgery. I love this sleeve!
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About Mbenson5
Sleeved or not sleeved:
I have had a gastric sleeve.
Interests:
Sewing, quilting, travel
Occupation:
Occupational therapist
Name:
Melissa
Gastric Sleeve Surgeon:
Poplowski
Surgery date:
2012-06-13

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