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I'm a classic yo-yo dieter. I've been up and down the scales since I was 14 years old; starting at size 5 and slowly increasing to a 32 over the years. I am a professional dieter and know all about losing weight; it's KEEPING IT OFF that I can't seem to master! After five years of research and prayer, I made the decision to have Vertical Sleeve surgery.

My surgery date was April 9, 2009 and as of August 6, 2011, I have lost 190 pounds! I'm happy to say I'm still ...
I'm a classic yo-yo dieter. I've been up and down the scales since I was 14 years old; starting at size 5 and slowly increasing to a 32 over the years. I am a professional dieter and know all about losing weight; it's KEEPING IT OFF that I can't seem to master! After five years of research and prayer, I made the decision to have Vertical Sleeve surgery.

My surgery date was April 9, 2009 and as of August 6, 2011, I have lost 190 pounds! I'm happy to say I'm still maintaining...that's a first for me!

My health was deteriorating so I was in pretty bad shape by the time I had surgery. I'm thrilled to report I am out of the wheelchair, off all medication, riding horses and bicycles and having a great life, in general. WLS is a radical step, not to be taken lightly, but sometimes radical measures are required. I do not regret the decision!
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Member Since: 12/5/2006

My Goals:
Permanent weight loss.

My Program:
1400 healthy calories a day
60 grams protein daily
20 grams fiber daily

Personal Information:
I live in Central Texas
married 35years
64 years old
retired
3 children
6 granddaughters


Other Information:
I love the Lord, My God

DH and I love to RV

Member of National United Methodist Campers


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JOURNEYINGJEM1
3/4/2015 5:44:58 AM

You are a true inspiration, Glad i read your story you give me hope emoticon



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LASTGOAROUND
3/1/2015 8:17:09 PM

You look AWESOME! Unbelievable how much weight you've lost! Such an inspiration!



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ANNABELLISABEL
2/6/2015 4:07:28 PM

So happy your surgery went so well! :)



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GRETA242
9/29/2014 4:04:41 PM

Hi Linda, your page is very encouraging to read. Are you still losing??



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QUEENDIVA50
9/3/2014 9:36:20 AM

Hey Linda,

Are you all moved in? How in the world are you? I miss seeing you on the team!!! I hope all is well with you and your family!!!

Cassie



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