Misrable @ 680lbs!

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My name is Annie Adams and in 1998 I was at my highest weight of 680lbs.
Life was misrable.
I was also diagnosed with type 2 diabetes along with a multitude of other comorbid conditions.
Having the diagnoses of diabetes was what I needed to start getting my life back.
I managed to loose 300lbs on my own with diet and excersie and got out of a horrible relationship.

I started to feel better and better than I had ever felt and was able to do many more just normal daily things I was not able to do at 680.

Three years ago my PCP said to me she was very proud of what I accomplished but knew I wasent where I wanted to be with my weight.
She encouraged me to look into weight loss surgery.
The thought of surgery was very scarry and something I never gave much thought too.

I finally made up my mind I was going to look into surgery and on August 1st I had RNY surgery and I have been given my life back.
My diabetes has been in remission one week since surgery and I can walk my dogs everyday now.
My life has changed so much and I cant even begin to express how wonderful it is for me.

I really would like to share my story in hopes that I can touch someone else who is super morbid obese.
I have lots of pictures of my weight loss journey.
To this day I can
say I have lost 411lbs.

I have a great passion to help others and give hope to those who feel there is no hope.

Member Since: 7/3/2008

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I am owned by two wonderful english bulldogs named Arthur and Guienevere.
Also we have a cat named Tink and a quaker parrot by the name of Zenny.
I have had the great chance to rescue a baby squirrel and had a sucessful release.
I love all animals great and small and hope one day to live on farm with lots of animals.

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  • v JAISON60
    I have been away for quite a while--just wondering how you are doing?? emoticon
    1312 days ago
  • v DRB13_1
    Hello wonderful miracle lady! Hope you have had a great August and are continuing your healthy habits. Thanks for letting us know all things are possible and for being such an inspiration!!!
    Another NC SP!
    2614 days ago
  • v JLBART74
    Just thought that I would check in and see how you were doing with your progress..
    2988 days ago
  • v KSCHELL929
    Hi Annie,
    I just came upon one of your posts and seen how much weight you have lost. I was so impressed that I had to look at your spark page. WOW!!! What an inspiration you are. You have done such a wonderful job and I just wanted to say CONGRATULATIONS on all your accomplishments. Keep up the great work!
    Take care,
    3165 days ago
  • v JAISON60
    Hi Annie, I have not heard from you for awhile--I hope you are still working hard on your weight loss plan! I have joined the Florida team and we are having a weight loss challenge--set up in teams--nothing special but lots of support! I hope you Carolina team is the same way!

    take care Kathleen
    3199 days ago
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