I had the gastric sleeve surgery in May of 2010 and it was the best decision I have ever made. I have lost 168 pounds and am maintaining a steady weight. I actullay lost more than my goal so I am having to make sure I eat enough to not lose more weight and not enough to gain weight. I have never felt better in my life. I went from barely fitting a size 26 to a size 8. I have not been this size in more than 30 years! I couldn't walk up and down stairs. I couldn't even walk through the grocery store without exhaustion. NOTHING stops me now. I have almost endless amounts of energy and love the new me! I have a love-hate relationship with my body (lol) because I want my body to look like I was 18, but the trade off is the emotional feeling of actually liking the way I look in clothes View Thread
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