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  1. Thread: Horn Toot!

    by DesertGal
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    Re: Horn Toot!

    I am now down 113 pounds as of this morning! I have not weighed this weight in over 40 years. And my surgeon told me "you'll probably lose 70 pounds." Ha!
    I'm going to try to add another picture......
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    Re: Canít decide

    I had said from the beginning... I would not not want to do a tummy tuck, breast lift, etc.... I was more concerned about losing the weight back then. And the weight I did lose.

    Well, it will be...
  3. Thread: Horn Toot!

    by DesertGal
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    Horn Toot!

    In March, I will be coming up on my two year surgiversary. I am so happy with the results so far!
    Never looking back.
    I don't know why these are rotated.... Hmmm.
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    Re: OMG - I am NOT a role model!

    It has been MANY Months since I have been on here and this was the first post I saw. I too,have been very honest and open about my surgery and have had quite a few people ask questions about it and...
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    Re: Got my approval letter!

    Congratulations! It’s such a feeling of hope... at least, that’s how I felt when I got the phone call from my insurance company.
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    Re: 13 months post op--

    I had concerns too, that when I lost weight I would look wrinkled and haggard, and just downright horrible. (but I was willing to go through that, if it helped me shed all this FAT.) I had a friend...
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    Re: 13 months post op--

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    Not sure if these will appear as pictures. I did make a tiny FOAM GLOW album under my albums pages.
    I'm the tall, old one (LOL)!
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    Re: 13 months post op--

    That foam glow run was the most fun I’ve had in a while. Messy, but fun. It was $20. and one of the least expensive runs. You’re right, some runs cost a ton! It was a warm night but super gusty...
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    13 months post op--

    Hi all! I was supposed to have posted pictures from the 5k Foam Glow Run I went to in April, but haven't gotten to it until now. 13 months since surgery but 16 months since it all began (3 month...
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    Re: 6 Month Post-Op Labs

    Congratulations! It’s such a great feeling to get wonderful results back on labs!
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    Re: My 1 year Surgiversary! Already!

    I’ll be sure to let you know how it goes!
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    Re: My 1 year Surgiversary! Already!

    This run is the Las Vegas FOAM GLOW! It's set for the evening with loud music, glow sticks and glow-in-the-dark tshirts, etc.... and you get sprayed from cannons with neon colored foam at the end...
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    Re: Eating less 3 months out

    For me... it took TIME! I had a surgeon and nutritionist that were so strict on eating and I was always stunned when I would see other people on here eating things much sooner than I was told to...
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    Re: My 1 year Surgiversary! Already!

    In a little over 2 weeks, I will be doing my first 5k marathon. (I was supposed to have done one in January, but jacked up my hip pretty bad just before that run, while doing things at the gym with...
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    Re: My 1 year Surgiversary! Already!

    The feeling is WONDERFUL!
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    My 1 year Surgiversary! Already!

    Hi all,
    I just posted to the Blog section and uploaded a slideshow of my last year! (In case you would like to take a look).

    Everyone on here helped me immensely through the 3 month pre-op diet...
  17. Thread: New Here

    by DesertGal
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    Re: New Here

    Welcome ladies. It was me who was new one year ago. I had been heavy on and off through my adult life and it finally got unbearable. All obesity related things that happen, happened. I was so sick...
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    Re: Inspire Protein Powders? Anyone try these?

    I have tried dozens and dozens of protein powders and spent so many $$$ on products that I have tossed out-- or given away. They all pretty much sucked but I DID find one recently that another...
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    Re: I think I am broken

    I’m 10 months out and can only get in 700-800 calories a day. If I ate snacks I know I’d easily hit 1200 a day. But I can’t get there on what I eat regularly. I LOVE peanut butter and eat it daily...
  20. Thread: Snacks

    by DesertGal
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    Re: Snacks

    I have a Dannon LIght and Fit Vanilla Greek yogurt for a snack and add in 1 TBS of PB fit (powder peanut butter powder), and I make these awesome tasting Fat Bombs (chocolate and peanut butter -...
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    Re: Hello Friends. am new here..

    I am on Leflunomide (arava) and Plaquenil (Hydro chlor 'something or other). I was on Methotrexate two separate times and it nearly killed me both times. I will NOT take methotrexate EVER again. ...
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    Re: Hello Friends. am new here..

    I am glad I checked in here tonight, I haven't been on in a week or so. I had my surgery last March 2017 (10 months ago.) I have RA. I have been on medications for that and am slowly weaning off one...
  23. Thread: I'm Back...

    by DesertGal
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    Re: I'm Back...

    Christie, running outside is so different than the treadmill, right? I jacked up my hip in October, messing around on a machine at my sister's gym, and I couldnt run. Then I started again and had...
  24. Thread: I'm Back...

    by DesertGal
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    I'm Back...

    Hi fellow sleevers- and soon to be sleevers,27278

    I haven't really been GONE, gone, just busy with life. It's been a year since I found this board, joined it, and learned so many things from all...
  25. Thread: Crazy arms!

    by DesertGal
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    Re: Crazy arms!

    Wow, that is GREAT! That is the ONE area of my body I would surgery on if I could afford it. Me and my dang 'bat wings"!
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