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I have been Sleeved!

Monday, April 04, 2016

Hello! I know I have been away for a year. I guess I could say a lot happened in that year.
I hit a big time depression and basically all I did was sit on my butt on the sofa cry,watch tv or play on the kindle. Then i think it was December 2015 my therapist suggested weight loss surgery. First I was against it but then I thought "well since I am dying anyway why not?" So I started researching weight loss surgery online and seeing what types were available and watched hundreds of youtube videos of people who had weight loss surgery. I decided to go threw with it, I decided the "sleeve" was a good one to have because it was safer than the bypass but way better than lap band. So I called the hospital and got on the schedule for the first educational meeting. A week later I met with the suergion who explained everything to me, and I was given a big blue folder of everything I could expect and everything I had to do to get ready. I also was given a check list of the many doctors I would have to see to get clearance for surgery. So Between all the appointments and tests I had to go to and all the research and videos I watched to get myself ready 2015 went by so fast I do not even remember most of it, it was like i was in the first meeting in January then bam it was Feb 17,2016 and I was having surgery.

Since Feb 17th, I have lost 42 pounds and 16 inches off my waist!

I have to close for now because I am running a bit late so I will post more about this in another blog!

Hope every one is doing well!
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    Good to see you back here, Addison! I'm happy to hear that the surgery has worked out to be the best choice for you. Congrats on your weight loss!
    1939 days ago
    Congratulations on your success & big inspiration knowing that it can actually be done just need to have the willpower keep up the great work
    1939 days ago
    Congrats for taking charge of your health. I wish you continued success.
    1939 days ago
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    So proud of you for taking those steps! I tried the same route this year and was told I was not heavy enough or sick enough. I either needed to gain weight or get another co-morbitities. Since then I have been using this app and losing weight!
    1939 days ago
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