Let’s Ditch the Leggings

We were going to an engagement party and of course I wanted to be cute. It was the start of fall the weather was nice, why not?

Let doc mcstuffins do her thing

“Every new day is another chance to change your life” Stretchy clothes are the worst when it comes to before and afters but you get the point It’s hard to even recognize the old me sometimes. But, I know she previously existed💗

25 vs 35

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These leggeings make an outfit themselves

These leggings would’ve made a cute outfit all by themselves. 😂 Don’t worry about that emoji…ya’ll just here for the transformation 😂 Mind ya business, I was in my basketball player zone 😂💀🏀 So crazy I was like 10pounds heavier in the photo on the left at the time I took this photo. 90pounds ⬇

Safety Restrictions On My Birthday…Boooo!👎🏽

Last year I was on a safety restriction and I couldn’t walk without assistance. I was 3 weeks post op on my birthday last year. I had already dropped 35 pounds from my highest weight. I was in a good place even though I was in pain. My doctor had prescribed me a blood thinner…

Let Your Light Shine ✨

Let Your Light Shine so brightly that others can see their way out of the dark I want to be the best inspiration I can be to others on the same journey. It’s a challenging road to travel but I’m proof that you can do it. 12 months 3 weeks 3 days post #verticalsleevegastrecomy 270…

Nobody ever talks about the scars⚠😬

Scar Update After surgery YOU WILLL HAVE THEM. My procedure was laparoscopic, so I was left with 5 small puncture marks and 1 larger one (the hole they pulled the stomach through). When I came home I had bruising and everything. I had a stitch that did not dissolve so I pulled it out (with…

270 ➡ 183 and shrinking

12 months Update strength does not come from what you can do. It comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn’t.

VSG Update

before and after vsg bariatric surgery

♠♥Harley quinn Who?♣♦

🎃Happy Flashback Friday🎃 these takes are always fun. The excitement of “What am I gonna look like now…” always takes over. This shirt was perfect for a quick little costume. Throw some basic facepaint on and voila. Easy Harley Quinn fit.♦️ Realized after my move that we left my mallet. But you get the point😜🎃

9 Months Post Op

***Update October 29th marked 🗓 9 months post-op🔪. The picture to the left is the day before surgery. At this point I had already lost 10lbs. But it didn’t really make a difference. Fast forward now I stand 85lbs lighter📉. 38 total inches lost in the last 6 months📏. That’s a total of 53 3/4…

VSG 8 months later….77 pounds down

Update: 270 ➡️ 193 I don’t even know where to begin….here’s the latest update. I am down 77lbs! It’s so crazy because I haven’t seen this weight in about 11 years. It’s been 7 months. I am over the top proud of myself. Learning patience while achieving these goals takes so much discipline. And I…

surgery update: 1 week post VSG operation

I am exactly 1 week post op. I have a follow up this Tuesday I am 10lbs down, no clue how many inches yet. Although I am still in recovery I am so glad I made this decision. Can’t wait for my first monthly weigh in. #weightlosswednesday #wcw #weighinwednesday#vsgbabe #sleeved #vsg #newme #iseeyouchachi #blackwomenlosingweight #vsgbag…