I am actually 3 days early to post this, as my 9 month surgiversary is 3/14/18. I have to admit it is pretty crazy that it has already been 9 months!
Last week gave me an opportunity to obtain two photos that I want to share with you. I really don't have many pre-surgery photos, as I was always the one yelling to delete any pic I was in, or to dodge all pics as much as I possibly could. In the fall of 2016, they decided to put together a book for the police agency that I work at. Sadly
I had my 6 month follow-up today, though technically 12/14 is my 6 month mark. Everything went great. I weighed in on their scale at 169.8 (their scale is still heavier than mine). BP was 138/80, resting heart rate was 68. They said my BMI is 25, and I am no longer overweight. She was so complimentary, and it was so affirming for me. She said I get an "A+" LOL.
The lowest I can ever remember weighing in my adult life was 165. That was 20 years ago when my girls were young. When set
Today is my 5 month surgiversary! And let me preface this by reiterating that...I am not a Blogger! This journey has been triumphant at times, and trying at times. I do not wish to sugar coat my experience, but here goes!
My first meeting with my surgeon/weight loss facility was in January 16, 2017. I had surgery on June 14, 2017. I was also diagnosed with sleep apnea during this time period (February), since I needed a pre-existing condition for my insurance to cover WLS. The only w