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6 Month Anniversary - with PHOTOS!

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Happy New Year and greetings from Utah!

I hope everyone had a great holiday season.

Tomorrow, Jan. 2nd is my 6th month plication anniversary.

I have lost 34 lbs and I am currently at 168 (and change). I'd like to loose another 20 lbs. I am 5'8" and I am very comfortable with how I look. If I didn't loose another lb, I would be content.

This surgery for me was *exactly* what I needed. Let me be point blank honest. I wanted to loose weight mostly to look better. It was vanity surgery for me. For some people, they may need this surgery to save their life. Having said that, I can't believe how much easier it is to do things, like walking, etc. Being overweight is a trap, like seriously, getting out is nearly impossible.... and then, at least for myself, I would gain it back.

I eat small amounts now. I haven't ever eaten too much, because I'm scared I'll get ouchie if I do. I can't drink liquid with food. I eat, then an hour later, I'll drink. I also eat whatever I want ... smaller portions of course. I also drink alcohol, usually daily. I am still not excersizing, but I'd like to start walking casually. We'll see. I just want to be honest with myself.

My New Year's Resolution is to drink more water and to loose 20 lbs for 2013, so about 2 lbs a month would be awesome!

As I mentioned before, when everything is said and done, I plan on getting some plastic surgery. I have twin skin tummy from my last pregnancy, and just loosing weight I'll def. need a tummy tuck.

Here are some photos! (See second post for more)

On the way to the clinic from San Diego Airport


The Border


Inside the clinic


Prepped for surgery


Getting discharged to go to the hotel


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You look great. Thanks for the update tomorrow is my surgery. I am a little nervous I can't even sleep I have been cleaning just to stay busy but you can believe I have a ton of things on my mind. I hope doing this will give me what I need to keep the weight off I am so tired of losing weight then gain it back them work my butt off to lose it again worried if I will be able to take it off. I don't want to continue to do this yo yo thing to my body it can

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Can't handle the extra weight. I have fractured my feet from running and also fractured my hip from the stress of running because I am heavy for my body. I know its my fault that I am heavy I just want to change so here is that chance sit a new me in this new year. Please keep updating there aren't many on here. Thanks

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HAPPY NEW YEAR! You are truly beautiful and I am so happy for your success! I've lost 50 pounds, still have 20-30 to go and like you I'm taking it easy, not in a rush to lose the weight, just enjoying eating right. Hoping to be more active in 2013 (I had a total of 3 surgeries between July and October), which pretty much kept me inactive. Take care of yourself and perhaps we will both be back at OCC, getting some cosmetic procedures done. I loved the Botox and Peel I received from Dr. So.

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You look awesome. I just had my plication 5 days ago and I am like you. I have about 50 pounds to lose and I did this surgery because I was so tired of the yo yo dieting. I just wanted to feel comfortable in my own skin again. Hope all is well.

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