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BANDVERSARY!!!

Thursday, March 08, 2012

That is correct!
1 year ago this very minute I was in surgery having my Gastric Lap band put in.

I've done quite well at losing 73 pounds since then. Or i should say since i started my pre-op diet. I'm expecting to take off another 20 pounds. I need to work out more.

This has been a learning experience. the band alone is no magic. I ahve to work at disciplinining myself. OK I spelled that wrong. I ahven't ahd my fill of coffee yet.

It's been about learning what foods I can and cannot have in my diet. what foods are good and bad for me. I cannot ahve any breads. I do ahve wraps, flat breads, pita's and tortilla's if theya re whole grains or wheat. No white stuff like white rice and pasta. I love Quinoa! I ahn't jsut dive into a salad. I ahve been to a Ziggy's restaurant gotten a salad and requested them to finely chop it up for me and blend with dressing.

I'm so very happy I had my Lap Band and never once have i reretted it. I made the right choice.
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DFROMTX 3/9/2012 6:01PM

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NORASPAT 3/9/2012 5:42PM

    DEBS, I cannot believe it has been a whole year since you had that done, oh my how time flies faster and faster daily it seems. I am so happy you made the right decision. I think it must be time for another photo. HUGS Pat in Maine.

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CJSARGENT1 3/9/2012 10:26AM

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INDIACATZ 3/9/2012 7:31AM

    Debbie.. Congratulations on your one year bandiversary.. My your journey continue for many more years successfully:)
Barb

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LINDA! 3/8/2012 7:57PM

    emoticon I am so happy for you.

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ONLYTEMPORARY 3/8/2012 5:40PM

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WILLOW49 3/8/2012 5:37PM

    Congrats, Debbie! You've made such wonderful progress!
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CHUBRUB3 3/8/2012 5:23PM

    Congratulations Debbie!
I couldn't have said it better myself. I have been just 2 months longer than you and have lost the same amount of weight. No regrets!
You are amazing!
Hugs,
Angela

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BRATS4 3/8/2012 4:13PM

    seems like a short year.so happy you are doing ok.with it

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TWEETYKC00 3/8/2012 3:06PM

    You have made such great progress so far, whoohoo!

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L*I*T*A* 3/8/2012 2:35PM

    congratulations and all the best......
what an awesome inspiration you are to so many of us .....
blessings and hugs.....lita

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MEADSBAY 3/8/2012 1:12PM

    OMG- I can't believe it's been a year!
You are doing grrrrrrrrrrrrrrreat!
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