Hello my friends! It has been a moment since I have made a post, but I have been reading all the other post messages. I had plans to have my RNY surgery this month, but I had to put things off for a couple of months due to a couple of finanical situations. I had recently came to deal with the fact that I had to put surgery off. It took a long time for me to get to the point where I was ready and excited and the set-back was hard to deal with at first, but I am ok now. May is just around the corner.
That my month to have the surgery.
In the beginning of my journey, I had no intention of telling my children, my mother or my friends and co-workers. My husband was the only one that knew what was going on with me. I wanted my weight lost to be a surprise, but the more I thought about it, I realized that maybe I should at least tell my mother and children.
My daughter was not happy with it but it's my call. My son tells me that you have to do what you need to do. My mother on the other hand is afraid of the whole idea. She doesn't realize how my weight will eventually have it's health problems and how it is already begun with the joint pain and shortness of breathe with any type of physical activity. She was worried that I would not look healthy after I loose the weight, that some people don't do well after the surgery, she doesn't want me to start having health problems and last but not least, the excess skin. Thank God my skin is in good shape. Not even stretech marks. I guess that being almost 6' tall has it's advantages.She is not supportive and it upsets me. I do have one fear. What if after my surgery, I realize she was right? I try not to think like that and I have to know that this surgery is the best for me. I suppose that not everyone will agree with my decision to have the surgery. But it's my life and my future I need to focus on. Right
I took a long time to get to this point of being ready for this life long change. It was not an easy one and I have done more than my share of research and soul searching. I know this is the right move for me and I am two steps from being there.
| current weight: 336.0