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Big Decision

Saturday, June 29, 2013

Well, I already made the BIG BIG decision... the next one has been how much, and who I share this journey with? So... I deleted ALOT of people from my friends list, and keep it somewhat limited for the time being....

I had gastric sleeve surgery. I'm not ashamed of the surgery so to speak, I'm embarrassed and ashamed that I was so obese that I qualified and needed it! I have tried since the weight started piling on 10 years ago to lose it. I know how it happened, but let's be honest... I wasn't going to start going out clubbing again (dancing several times a week in college kept the weight off!) and go back to working retail. I had lost some weight, but it was by working out three hours a day and constantly denying myself. It wasn't fun, and it wasn't sustainable....

so....

I never considered WLS, until three other friends had it done this past fall. I was amazed at the results, and they encouraged me to look into it. I did and 6 months later... I went under the knife....

This past Wednesday, I underwent a gastric sleeve surgery. The procedure went very well, and the hospital and staff were wonderful. I cannot recommend them enough! Foundation Surgical Hospital of SA. I would love to give you a "weight loss" number, but of course.... I started my period on Friday, so I'm a bit bloated from that. So, I will just have to wait to do an official weigh in next week. :)
My parents are currently in town helping me and of course my husband is doing a wonderful job as well! I truly do feel like a pampered princess.
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  • TRACYZABELLE
    some of my "friends" have been less than supportive but it was y decision my life and I am finally living life!
    2760 days ago
  • MJ-SHE-BEAST
    I'm going to be watching your blogs and LMTORRES' blogs most closely, Sarah. I'm so impressed with you!
    2763 days ago
  • no profile photo CD9543726
    Good for you, Sarah! You do what you have to do, and if this is what works for you, then it's what's right for you. I'm glad you're recovering well and I hope that stays the case. I'm on break from Spark for the rest of the year, but I was on to say hi to a few friends and saw this. And for some reason, you're not on my friends list anymore, and I KNOW I didn't remove you. I went through and removed a lot of people I didn't know about a month ago, and I'll bet I accidentally removed you in the process. So I'm adding you back. Sorry about that! I'm glad I found it. AGain, good luck, I"m not really going to be on here so I probably won't here much but I'll look you up when I'm back in 2014. :D
    2766 days ago
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