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One-Year Surgiversary


Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Well, it's one-year almost to the hour that my life changed with the WLS. It's been a challenging year but a great year. Although the scales may not be quite where I'd have liked them to be at this time, I keep looking at what I have done and remind myself that the rest will come. Since surgery, the scales have come down about another 80lbs.

This week I looked back at some of the goals I set prior to surgery and to date have reached about half of them. A few weeks ago, we were doing some work in our kitchen and for the first time that I can remember, I was able to climb a ladder without a problem to paint the walls & ceiling; up and down off the floor to paint baseboards, etc. I have more energy than I can remember having in so many years it's unimaginable. I now have a job I love going to that a year ago I couldn't have imagined having.

So, as I look forward to the next year, I'll have to set myself some new challenges and get ready for another fantastic year.

This year, one of the biggest things I learned about myself was how much my friends - both cyber and face-to-face - mean to me. So for my sparkfriends, thanks for your support this year! emoticon
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MOM2KAY_N_EM 2/25/2011 8:54AM

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NICOLEBA47 2/20/2011 10:53AM

    Congrats my friend! you are doing so well!

Wow already one year is gone!
What a accomplishment! I'm so proud of you!!!
This year was marked with so many changes and new stuff!!!
We did it and we must keep going!
Nothing is seal in concrete. We need to remember where we were so we don't repeat the past!!!
Nicole
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LILANGELS 2/16/2011 2:44PM

  emoticon Great accomplishment!

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KMMCNEIL 2/16/2011 2:03PM

    Thanks for all your support in the comments posted above. Have a great day!

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KMIRANDA2000 2/16/2011 1:57PM

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KATIANNAA 2/16/2011 1:27PM

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That is an awesome accomplishment!

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PLANTAHOLICS 2/16/2011 1:21PM

    emoticon on the amazing progress!! So glad to hear you're feeling so good!

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CATLADY_56 2/16/2011 1:01PM

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You are awesome! Congratulations on the weight loss. Congrats on just taking the big step. Keep it up, gorgeous!

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