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About TP1210

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    Senior Member
  • Birthday December 10

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  • Gender
  • Location
    Islip, NY


  • Surgeon
    Dr. Jeff Allen
  • Hospital
    Norton Kosair, St. Matthews
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  • Surgery Type
    Gastric Bypass
  • Surgeon
    Dr. Jeff Allen

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  1. Just go with it..this is a marathon, not a sprint. I lost a lot weight in the last 22 months. 301 pounds. But, I hit a few stalls. I think men have it a bit easier than women, but there is no reason to get frustrated. you'll be fine!
  2. my doctor told me I would be dead in 2 years.
  3. Thanks everyone. I have really stuck with my plan and I am loving my new life. I can enjoy myself for the first time in a long time.
  4. Just a few pounds from my goal of 180. But I'll probably try for 170 next.
  5. The new bike. It's 4 weeks old today.
  6. Here you go. You can tell it's me by the tattoos. Lol. That's about all that looks the same.
  7. that's me in March, the tattooed guy
  8. Just dropped in to say hello. Life is good, hope all is well with you all. Moved back to NY last year, having fun, bought a new motorcycle, etc. down to 184 and a 34" waist. Down from 485 and a 72" waist. Seems like a lifetime ago! June 30 will be my 2 year surgiversarry. Never thought I'd be here..hahhah
  9. One year ago today I had gastric bypass. I had my one year checkup yesterday. My surgeon asked if they could use my before and after photo in their presentation to potential patients. I agreed and signed the paperwork.
  10. Hey all! Just wanted to stop by and say hello! Progress is being made. I've lost 220 pounds from my heaviest. I am down 173 pounds since my surgery June 30, 2015. I weigh just over 250 right now. I've developed a Anyway, hope you all are well! Keep at it, the scale is a lie and the only real indicator is how YOU feel. See ya! Tom
  11. PCP appointment this morning, Doc says. "I didn't really believe in WLS and wasn't sure I was doing the right thing when I gave you that referral. Your success has changed my mind." I felt pretty good.
  12. Congratulations! Welcome to the world, Oliver!
  13. It can be done. Don't focus on a number. Took me a while to get that through my head. Focus on being healthy and feeling good. Best of luck!
  14. I've never seen the show, not at all interested in seeing people make a spectacle of themselves to satisfy their perverse need for attention. "Reality" show participants make me shake my head.
  15. You can broil it or boil it, either way works fine. You can then shred it with a fork and make "spaghetti" out of it.