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I am a 46 y/o married woman living in SW FL. I have been "fat" my whole life. My earliest "fat discrimination" memory is from 1st grade when we were having a Peter Pan musical production and I wanted so badly to be a Tinkerbell (there were multiples). I danced my little heart out hoping for that role and the teacher patted my stomach and said, "I think you would make a better Peter Pan." Even at that tender age, I knew it was because I was not a lithe and graceful creature.

I was 350+ at my highest (my scale did not start reading until 350). I am thinking I may have been around 380. I lost a bit before the scale registered. Then I lost 106 lbs. more on Weight Watchers and did really well until I got married :) Then I stopped being all about me and started being all about "us." I just haven't been able to get back on that track.

So, I just had RNY gastric bypass on July 15th, 2009. Check in and see how it goes!

Member Since: 4/11/2009

Fitness Minutes: 0

My Goals:
My basic and general goal is to lose weight, be healthy and fit to be around for a long and happy life with my younger husband, my children and my new grandboy!

My Program:
Just had RNY gastric bypass surgery. Starting out on clear liquid diet for one week, then full liquids for one week, the puree for one and soft foods for another. After that, it is pretty much low carb as my pouch will tolerate and adding in some activity and exercise!

Personal Information:
*I am 46 years old.

*I am married to a wonderful man.

*I have two beautiful and grown children... my daughter, 25, and a new mother, my son, 18, getting ready for college.

*I have a new and precious grandson.

*I have been overweight my entire life.

*I am a nurse working in administration for a skilled nursing facility here in Sarasota, FL.

*I have been a caretaker from toddlerhood and now realize I need to take care of me in order to effectively take care of others.

Other Information:
*My husband is my best friend and my one true soulmate.

*My son is a talented cellist!

*My daughter is a wonderful mother!

*My parents are the rock I rely on.

*I love most music and most movies and lots of books.

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  • v MEKLUN
    HEY! Just found the YouTubers group and was glad to see you here.
    3941 days ago
    Hey. Hope all is well....would love to see your tracking logs...hint hint....
    4039 days ago
    There is a new SP team! WLS Youtubers!!! Hope to see you there!
    4054 days ago
    aww thanks girly! ya i know it's hard to track on here and i do what i can as well, i track manually, ie i use a real life journal,, i've come to find that using my ipod is just too much multitasking for me lol. i like writing anyways and i found out that it suits me better to do this way, i just want to be on spark people for support, but i still wanna track on here just in case people want to know what i'm eating... we'll all get to goal! it's just a matter of time!
    xoxoxo ((hugs))
    4058 days ago
    okay video is up on my is slow! do you just record from the youtube site? that might make it faster. I'll try that next time.
    watch mine only if you have the patience!

    4130 days ago

    Comment edited on: 8/4/2009 12:38:05 AM
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