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Celebrating an Anniversary

Friday, September 21, 2012

Five years ago today, I officially started taking back control of my life and health. In preparation for my Lap-Band surgery on October 5, 2007, I started the pre-op liquid diet to prepare me for surgery. Lost 22 pounds alone in that 2 weeks period. Six months later, I was 120 pounds lighter than what I weighed on Sept 21, 2007. Today, a total of 160 pounds (give or take 5 pounds on any given day). And my health and fitness are back. A nice anniversary for me to celebrate!!

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
JUSTCITTEN 6/30/2015 10:22AM

    You look fantastic! Great job!

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LINDAMARIEZ1 6/6/2015 10:51AM

    amazing job! I am proud of you!

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USMAWIFE 10/1/2012 10:37AM

    emoticon on such a wonderful anniversary.

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DETERMINEDBABE 9/30/2012 12:23AM

    Way to go Alan on your anniversary.....glad to see you were missed!

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MUSIC66 9/24/2012 5:00PM

    that great

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PLMITCH 9/24/2012 2:02PM

    Sorry I missed your blog on 9/21, but congrats just the same! My one year "bandaversary" is coming up this Friday, so I will be blogging that day.


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ALEXSGIRL1 9/24/2012 11:06AM

    wow you did awesome that is a incredible change glad you are heathir and happier

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CASE4GRACE 9/22/2012 11:13PM

    You are the poster child for lap band success. That picture is - well, quite frankly - nothing short of AMAZING!!!! (Dare I say you almost look TOO thin?! LOL!) You have accomplished things that many of us have only dreamt of so far, but you inspire all of us to follow your example and achieve success for ourselves. Thanks for blazing a trail and for congratulations to you on your success. Happy Anniversary!

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CORNERKICK 9/22/2012 5:25PM

  Wow! Congratulations & happy anniversary!

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DEBBIEANNE1124 9/21/2012 2:40PM

    Happy Bandversary Alan!!!
It's great to see you again!

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SOUTHSHOREGUY 9/21/2012 12:31PM

    Good for you, Alan. You certainly should be proud of yourself. By the way, is the fact that it has been over a year since you posted a blog have anything to do with the fact that I have not really seen you on the site in a long time? I tried writing to you and never heard back. If you don't do anything, please do me just one favor. Please check out my last blog, which I posted 10 days ago.



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L*I*T*A* 9/21/2012 12:22PM

    awesome!!!so good to hear from you!!!
what an inspiration you are to so many!!!
all the best...........
blessings and hugs............lita

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AKA639 9/21/2012 12:03PM

    Congrats. You have worked so hard, and gained so much strength from this all. Truly inspirational.

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