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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! Here it is 2015 and I'm happy to say I'm ...
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! Here it is 2015 and 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 36 years
65 years old
retired
3 children
6 granddaughters
1 great grandson


Other Information:
I love the Lord, My God

DH and I love to RV

Member of National United Methodist Campers


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INCH_BY_INCH
8/20/2015 5:00:29 PM

emoticon I hear up, insanity has a high price tag. Here is to change and being an inspiration to the rest of us. emoticon



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8/20/2015 4:26:30 PM

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8/20/2015 3:07:54 PM

emoticon on being our Spark Motivator of the Week! emoticon emoticon Your transformation is truly amazing! Keep up the great work and enjoy your time in the spotlight. Many emoticon



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