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  1. Thread: Two years!

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    Two years!

    Where to begin? Haven't been in here much, but wanted to stop by and say hello and let you know where I am and how I'm doing. I come in occasionally and read a bit, but haven't really had much time...
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    Re: Hartford 1/2 Marathon 2018!!!

    Thanks!

    Slow and steady pace is still out there doing it! Love outdoor activities with my kids now that I'm thin and not sweating profusely, panting, and having to take a rest stop every 5...
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    Re: Hartford 1/2 Marathon 2018!!!

    I hope it motivates them to get out and do stuff that is physically demanding. I worry about my kids though, they come from me and will likely share my food issues.

    That said I get them out and...
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    Re: Hartford 1/2 Marathon 2018!!!

    Thanks! I am damn proud of myself. A bit obsessed with exercise, but the alternative is food......
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    Re: Hartford 1/2 Marathon 2018!!!

    Thanks Christie! It was brutally cold.

    I was blown away by the photo in your recent post! Holy Shit!
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    Re: Hartford 1/2 Marathon 2018!!!

    Thanks! Prior to my weight loss I hated (no, loathed) running. I actually thought people who ran were just down right odd.....

    I never in a million years thought I would be able to run more...
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    Re: Why Get Sleeved? This is why!!

    TOTALLY AWESOME! Christie you have totally rocked your sleeve! AMAZING, AMAZING, AMAZING! You would never know that you used to be festively plump...... (refuse to use the word fat).....

    That...
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    Great dinner idea!

    Made these last night for dinner. Great low carb meal. Absolutely delicious!

    https://www.skinnytaste.com/crock-pot-buffalo-chicken-lettuce-wraps/
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    Hartford 1/2 Marathon 2018!!!

    Greetings fellow sleevers!

    What a great time.

    Ran the 2018 Hartford Half Marathon on Saturday and had an awesome run! Our bodies can do amazing things!

    I totally made up for my dismal 1/2...
  10. Re: Why do ~90% of this forum's members seem to stop posting after their surgeries?

    Wish I could post more often!

    Life is busy. Especially now that I am thin! Between kids, wife, work and exercise, there just isn't much time for posting. Also, my job has changed a bit and I...
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    Re: Running again and I'm going to be grandmother!

    Congrats on becoming a grandmother. I second the other comments that you look way to young to be a grandparent!

    Awesome on starting running again. I absolutely love to run! Losing all the...
  12. Thread: Fat to fit!

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    Re: Fat to fit!

    Here is a before!

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  13. Thread: Fat to fit!

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    Re: Fat to fit!

    Thanks Christie! Yeah, the run wasn't that bad pace wise, but I had been running around 8:20 miles up until I crashed..... I would of had first place in my age group if not for the.......

    I had...
  14. Thread: Fat to fit!

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    Re: Fat to fit!

    Thanks! I'm running the Hartford 1/2 Marathon on the 13th as well! Happy Birthday! Crazy how much I enjoy running..... used to hate it (no actually loathed it)....

    Good luck on the 5k. They...
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    Re: Fun way of getting some exercise

    My kids love to geocache! We go regularly since you can find them everywhere! Some of the best ones are the tiny micro caches (hard to find). My 7 year old daughter loves the bigger ones and she...
  16. Thread: Fat to fit!

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    Fat to fit!

    Hello everyone! I haven't been on here in awhile, or at least I haven't been posting much!

    Between training for my 70.3 Triathlon, work, kids, and life in general I just haven't had much time. ...
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    Re: See you on the other side!

    Congrats man! From one Glenn to another, you're gonna rock this!

    Get after it!
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    Motivation! Boston Triathlon!

    Well, I am roughly 1.5 years out and down roughly 140 total pounds from my high weight. What a ride it has been. To say I have been bitten by the fitness bug is an understatement to say the least....
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    Re: Losing a little bit of steam - Frustrated

    2.5 lbs is not a gain. It is just the normal fluctuation of your body weight. 5 lbs, maybe, 7.5 yup that's gain.

    Keep doing what you are doing, it is working, you said it yourself that you saw...
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    Re: Mileage Club!!! Post your weekly totals here.

    Holy crap Chrisie! You're tearing it up!
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    Re: Mileage Club!!! Post your weekly totals here.

    Week of June 24 - June 30

    Running:

    10.8 miles (very light week for me..... I swear I ran more, but it isn't in my app, so it didn't happen!)

    Biking:

    90.9 miles (One day was 62.5 miles!)
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    Re: So when/how do you pick a goal weight?

    I was asked by the surgeon where I wanted to be. I picked a number that I felt would be healthy for me and he agreed and thought that I could get there with work. That number was here and gone a...
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    Re: Think I will be one of the ones who fail :(

    Come over and join us in the Mileage Club! Any miles on your feet count!

    https://www.gastricsleeve.com/forum/showthread.php?t=67365

    Great motivation to get out and get moving! There is a big...
  24. Re: An Introduction - a struggle - hopefully a healthier me

    Welcome aboard!

    I'm similar to you in the way I felt about myself prior to surgery. I didn't have a real hard time with the routine and diet pre, but mostly because I wanted to have the surgery...
  25. Thread: 47 Days Post Op

    by Gvn71
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    Re: 47 Days Post Op

    Congrats on your success so far! You're doing awesome!

    It is a great feeling.
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