My original post-surgery body goal was to be in a size 10 jeans at the largest, I wanted to drop down to about 155- 160 pounds
It causes drastic changes so rapidly, one week you’re one bra size the next week it’s falling off…
t just because you had or are having bariatric surgery doesn’t mean you still can’t eat good and enjoy yourself with a night on the town
So remember the sweet potato thing…. I tried my hand to make this copycat recipe of this sweet potato dish we had tried at this restaurant called SPUDZ. The first time I did it we baked the sweet potatoes in the oven and then finished them off by layering them with the rest of the…
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?
“I couldn’t understand what was happening to me. I didn’t realize how insane I would become just because I couldn’t eat”
Of the various options for weight loss surgery, I chose to undergo the Sleeve Gastrectomy. I first heard about weight loss surgery after the birth of my oldest son back in 2004. I watched his godmother transform from 400+ pounds to like 180 something over the course of a year and half. She has managed…
You know how the doctor always gives a list of instructions after surgery, it usually comes with a no no list?!
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…
My journey isn’t for you it’s for me…
I have to remind myself… appreciate EVERYTHING THAT IS YOU
When you have Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy you are informed that you should not to eat and drink at the same time (it prevents overwhelming your stomach)
I have gone through trial and error with these items
e had a patient interview to discuss why I felt like I needed surgery?, what surgery did I think was the best option for me?, what did I plan to change and do different?, and what lifestyle changes I was going to make to ensure I had a successful surgery and post surgery experience
I can not believe I can actually say those words. And to be honest I didn’t think it was going to be that big of a deal. But who am I kidding?!🤔🤷🏽♀️ It’s freaking amazing.
One thing I can say about weight loss surgery is that you definitely feel brighter.
Only thing is, I never had to stuff a bra before.
I will never get tired of saying how happy I am that I choose to get bariatric surgery.
today and I can run laps in heels🤣🤣 I can wrestle with my kids, I can dance, I can jump rope, jump on the trampoline and so much more
In less than 24 hrs🕥 I will be finishing the last chapter in one book. And starting a new beginning in another
LIFE! That’s what happened. For 10 years I struggled with my weight.
***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…
Keto vs VSG the battle of the 20lbs 🤣
11 years later and I can finally say I’ll never be that unhappy person again.
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…
August 2019 vs August 2020 I really can’t wait to go back to the Bahamas. I have to get some new photos in a new suit that matches this new me. I am currently 10 pounds lighter.
The past few months have been very trying. There are a lot of days that I forget my stomach is tiny
For the first time since surgery I have gained weight.
***transformation tuesday*** This scale and I have battled for a very long time. But I think we’re finally becoming friends.
Follow up went great