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PinkIsNancy

Joined: 04/13/2013
My Story:
Starting at 310 lbs, 48 years old, diabetic w/heart issues, I have chosen to go the route of Bariatric Gastric By-pass surgery on April 24, 2013. My posts will reflect my journey, and the support from this group of great people. I will strive to be as honest and blunt as possible, so those considering the surgeries will know there are risks and dangers involved, and they have to be fully aware before attempting surgeries. So some of my posts will have a (TMI moment...) which means the following is a fact but personally embarrassing information that is too real of a issue with the surgeries). So if offended, I do apologize, but I don't believe sugar-coating, and dancing around these issues will benefit anyone, let alone myself.
It has now been 15 months (+) since surgery... and a lot has changed as I am about to turn 50 on July 25th. Read on to find out more. Thank you. Pink

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http://health.yahoo.net/articles/weight-loss/photos/25-worst-diet-tips-ever#0 for...More
Starting out at 310-04/21/2013-Bariatric Gastric-Bypass 04/24/2013-And then the follow-up. Fingers are not crossed, because this doesn't have to do with luck... it has to do with ME, and I am Pink.
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Reply: 15 Weeks
lol Actually I grew up on chilies lol. but over the years I haven't 'popped' them...More
Starting out at 310-04/21/2013-Bariatric Gastric-Bypass 04/24/2013-And then the follow-up. Fingers are not crossed, because this doesn't have to do with luck... it has to do with ME, and I am Pink.
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Reply: 15 Weeks
Yes, its still a 1/4 cup of food per meal, but I can 'quess-tomate' how much that is...More
Starting out at 310-04/21/2013-Bariatric Gastric-Bypass 04/24/2013-And then the follow-up. Fingers are not crossed, because this doesn't have to do with luck... it has to do with ME, and I am Pink.
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Reply: 15 Weeks
Thank you everyone. I still have a long ways to go, but hitting 250lbs. and knowing...More
Starting out at 310-04/21/2013-Bariatric Gastric-Bypass 04/24/2013-And then the follow-up. Fingers are not crossed, because this doesn't have to do with luck... it has to do with ME, and I am Pink.
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15 Weeks
It's been a full 15 weeks now since my surgery. I have lost 60 lbs, my A1C is down from...More
Starting out at 310-04/21/2013-Bariatric Gastric-Bypass 04/24/2013-And then the follow-up. Fingers are not crossed, because this doesn't have to do with luck... it has to do with ME, and I am Pink.
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Reply: As of June 18th it will be 8 weeks since my gastri...
Fear I think, has gotten a bad rap over the centuries... I think it can be used as a...More
Starting out at 310-04/21/2013-Bariatric Gastric-Bypass 04/24/2013-And then the follow-up. Fingers are not crossed, because this doesn't have to do with luck... it has to do with ME, and I am Pink.
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Reply: As of June 18th it will be 8 weeks since my gastri...
You know, Kim, I've been thinking about what you said about those other women that...More
Starting out at 310-04/21/2013-Bariatric Gastric-Bypass 04/24/2013-And then the follow-up. Fingers are not crossed, because this doesn't have to do with luck... it has to do with ME, and I am Pink.
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Reply: As of June 18th it will be 8 weeks since my gastri...
And... thank you so much for the birthday hugs and wishes , I've already planned a bbq...More
Starting out at 310-04/21/2013-Bariatric Gastric-Bypass 04/24/2013-And then the follow-up. Fingers are not crossed, because this doesn't have to do with luck... it has to do with ME, and I am Pink.
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Reply: As of June 18th it will be 8 weeks since my gastri...
It is a huge fear of mine Kim. Its why I am 'retraining' my brain and my body to accept...More
Starting out at 310-04/21/2013-Bariatric Gastric-Bypass 04/24/2013-And then the follow-up. Fingers are not crossed, because this doesn't have to do with luck... it has to do with ME, and I am Pink.
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Reply: As of June 18th it will be 8 weeks since my gastri...
Ok, to start with, no I didn't know this would happen so fast, but my doctors don't'...More
Starting out at 310-04/21/2013-Bariatric Gastric-Bypass 04/24/2013-And then the follow-up. Fingers are not crossed, because this doesn't have to do with luck... it has to do with ME, and I am Pink.
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