ShrinkingViolet2

A Big Thank You...back on track

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Hi TT fam. I just wanted to send a big thank-you to you for your support these past few weeks. Your kindness and expressions of care and concern have meant so much. We are still riding an emotional rollercoaster with my father's illness, but we have been blessed with great love and support. So we remain positive. 

I'm happy to report that I'm back in the losing game. As of today, I've lost 91 lbs., and I'm still so happy I made the decision for WLS. Staying in the fight is so worth it.

From now on, I intend my posts to get back on track too. Mostly just keeping it about weight loss.

You guys are awesome! You rock. Big hugs from New Mexico! 

-Kim❤️

 

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Awesome, Kim! Wishing you continued strength with everything.

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Hang in there, girl...you've got this.  You're looking great!

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Congratulations Kim - you're looking fantastic!

How is your Dad?

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6 hours ago, cinwa said:

Congratulations Kim - you're looking fantastic!

How is your Dad?

Thanks Cinwa! He's doing a little better. They gave him a chemo reprieve because he was dehydrated. He also has several blood clots in his legs. It's just an up and down type of thing. The past few days have been good days for him, however. His appetite has improved and he appears to have more energy. We are staying positive and adjusting to the new normal. Big hugs!❤️

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Thinking good thoughts for you and your family. Congrats on the great results!

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Great news.  Hang in there. You can do it.  I am going through chemo with my (wonderful) mother  in law. 

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2 hours ago, Res Ipsa said:

Great news.  Hang in there. You can do it.  I am going through chemo with my (wonderful) mother  in law. 

I'm sorry to hear that. I'm glad she has a caring son-in-law to help her through it!;)

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Baby steps... but at least it's in a good direction!  

We are family here, we care what happens to each other and their families..  keep the updates coming..

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Kim, praying for you and your family.  Make sure you take care of yourself. 

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Admitted to hospital on Friday. Eyelid was size of golf ball. Antibiotics greatly reduced swelling and I was released today, but going for outpatient biopsy of lacrimal gland tomorrow. Dad is doing well. Chemo went well today. Hugs to all.

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You were in the hospital? Oh my gosh! I will be thinking of you tomorrow. 

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I'm very sorry about your eyelid. I hope that your test turns out well. I am pulling (and praying) for you and your dad. 

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I know you have a lot on your plate right now, but please take care of yourself!  Glad your dad is doing good with chemo.  That's a plus:)

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Eye gland biopsy today. Hope to have answers in a week. Dad is doing well and gaining strength every day. Thankful for that and for access to good health care! 

Thank you all. I'm in minimal pain right now and staying positive. Hugs!❤

 

-Kim

PS: I'd postponed biopsy because I thought eye was healing on its own. Nevertheless, I appreciate having an outstanding ophthalmologist/surgeon.

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Dad's doing better and so am I. He no longer needs his walker, and his energy is being restored. My eye feels and looks better, but I'm still wearing sunglasses indoors while it heals. We were able to go to church as a family today. I feel so blessed. Thank you for your prayers! They're working. Hugs.❤

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Wow, beautiful pics, beautiful family. So very happy to see dad looking so strong! Xo

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