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AUNTALICE2 Posts: 1,344
6/17/14 3:00 P

hi!! thanks for reply! I had my surgery 3-25-13. my heaviest was 550 lbs. I have lost 110 lbs but I am hoping for more. I am trying to have a healthy lifestyle. I am diabetic and hope my numbers continue to lower. I haven't really exercised because of my weight. I have been looking at chair exercises. what kind of exercises did you do? I hope I am as successful as you are!!

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6/17/14 12:05 P


AUNTALICE2 Posts: 1,344
6/16/14 4:03 P

thank you so much for the warm welcome! I so appreciate the kind worlds. I have about 295 lbs to lose and it is so overwhelming. I have already lost 110 lbs so I guess I have lost one person and have two to go. I am really going around the site. There is so much to take in! But it makes me positive that I can stay in control. Thanks again!!

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6/16/14 3:42 P

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Welcome to SparkPeople! It is a wonderful community filled with amazing people everywhere you turn. Don't be afraid to get out there and on the message boards, blogs and SparkPages. There are people who are the same exact shoes, you just have to find them :)

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6/16/14 2:28 P

emoticon emoticon emoticon I think your exercise plan is a good one.... consistency and baby steps will get you to your goal. emoticon emoticon

BHENDRICK2 Posts: 1,189
6/16/14 2:14 P

hi i have had gastric bypass in dec.9 2013 but was working with a bariatric team since feb. 2013 my highest weight was 281 lbs if you need to talk i am here

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6/16/14 2:12 P

Hi and Welcome to Sparkpeople! You have come to the right place!

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AUNTALICE2 Posts: 1,344
6/16/14 12:12 P

I have been a member for three days now. I love it!! I am diabetic and have neuropathy. I have a wheel chair and a walker. I have had bariatric surgery and have a lot of weight to lose. but I need the support to keep on target. I am going to start chair exercises and try to complete it daily. it may not be a lot but it is kind of overwhelming. I am going to be positive so I can stay on track. Is there anyone out there who had bariatric surgery?

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