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  1. Thank you Jenna. So do you. You have made some party significant changes.

    Anchorage must be beautiful this time of year. Stay warm and active in he next few months.
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    looking good!!!
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    LOL. That is so funny!! Your wife has an awesome sense of humor. My hubby is definitely loving the new me. And I am loving the new him. He's lost 30 lbs!!
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    You look amazing in your pictures Greg. Congrats to you!!
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    Love your before/after picture! It is simply amazing just how much we change all aspects of our lives when we lose weight and get healthy. You look awesome!!!!
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    Ghostryder, you've made such amazing changes in your ... everything!

    And you are such a great presence on this board. Thank you so much for your sweetness and kindness to all comers. You're such a good person, and it comes through loud and clear here.

    That's what matters most in life. You are doing good in many ways.
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    Wonderl JOB!!!!!
  8. You are probably in the worst spot. You are wearing down from malnutrition and your stomach is swollen so getting in fluids is hard. I can tell you the more you can drink the better everything will be. And the more protein you get in the next two weeks the better your energy will be. The swelling is going down as you read this, if you can tolerate put an ice pack on your stomach.

    Good news Dr Gandsas was happy with your progress. He came into our support group meeting last week. That was my first time seeing him in person. He is shorter than I thought he would be. But seemed very nice.
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    It's wearing me down, I hope I'm crossing a line soon when it's not so bad. Thanks!

    Oh, saw Dr. Gandsas today, he was happy and I was happy, it was a good meeting.
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    Hi Greg, I got a question regarding sipping and gas, I hope you don't mind. Right now, every time I sip any fluid, I get gas. When does this stop? Please say it stops. LOL. Thanks. Laura
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    Love your before and after pics! Keep working your program!

    The world is your oyster!
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    Hi ghost_ryder, thank you for your "welcome". I'm in awe of your courage and success. I stand at the very beginning of my new life. I have made the decision, I have Dr Almanza assigned to me and am waiting on tender hooks to see if I will be accepted as a candidate. Best of luck to you on your journey!
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    Wow Ghost Ryder,

    looking good!!
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    Just noticed that you're 5 months out now. Wow!!! Congrats on the major loss you've had so far!

    I'm super happy for you
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    I'm super excited and cannot wait to take a seat on the loser's bench. Great idea to start doing protein shakes before hand. I think I'll start this week, I'll try out the caramel premier protein shakes...seem to be pretty tasty. Thanks and congrats on your weight loss.
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About ghost_ryder
Sleeved or not sleeved:
I have had a gastric sleeve.
Golf, Computers
Network Engineer
Gastric Sleeve Surgeon:
Dr Doyle
Surgery date:


HW - 341 - June 1
SW - 319 - 8/23 (-22)
1mn - 286 - Sept 23 (-33) -total 55
2mn - 274 - Oct 23 (-12) -total 67
3mn - 263 - Nov 23 (-11) -total 78
6mn - 238 - Feb 23(-25) - total 103
9mn - 230 - May 23 (-8) - Total 111
10mn - 226 - June 23 (-4) Total 115
11mn - 226 - July 23 (0) Total 115


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