Madhouse Heidi

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About Madhouse Heidi

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    St. Alexius
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  1. Madhouse Heidi

    One year surgiversary pics and celebration

    @Learningtolovemyself PS. Your legs are knockout!!
  2. Madhouse Heidi

    One year surgiversary pics and celebration

    @BurgundyBoy, thanks for the encouragement! Now that school is back in session, my eating is back to a better pattern. I’ve increased my activity a bit and I’m definitely doing better with the protein to carb ratio. I’m down 3 pounds in the last week, and it’s the first time in months! It’s so great to know that others out there are on this same journey! You rock!!
  3. Madhouse Heidi

    One year surgiversary pics and celebration

    This. So much this!
  4. Madhouse Heidi

    13th Month post op

    Congratulations @tracyringo! I am always inspired by you and your journey!
  5. Madhouse Heidi

    One year surgiversary pics and celebration

    My head can’t really figure out what I truly look like either. Sometimes I look at myself and feel trim and good. The next day I look in the mirror and feel lumpy and big. It’s so frustrating! Shopping in the regular sizes has been a challenge. I struggle with feeling like a fraud. Like people are looking at me and thinking I should be in the plus size section. It’s getting a little easier the longer that I am in those sizes, but I still feel a little out of place. Probably because I’ve been shopping plus size my entire life. I also relate to the slow down I have basically been at the same weight since May. Finally in the last two weeks the scale is moving down a small bit. Keep celebrating! Keep working! Keep sharing! Congratulations on your fantastic success!
  6. Madhouse Heidi

    New here

    Welcome! And WOW!! Congratulations on your hard work and progress! I will echo what others have said—what seems like a slow loss will add up quickly!
  7. Madhouse Heidi

    1 year Surgiversary today ! GOAL !

    Holy cow! You look amazing!! Congratulations!!
  8. Madhouse Heidi

    One year today—keeping it real

    I love this stuff!!
  9. I’ve been in several “funks” where I felt so discouraged and SLOW! I’m thankful for all of the reminders from all of you that this is a marathon, not a sprint. One day at a time, one good choice at a time! Keep up the great work! You are looking happy and healthy!
  10. Madhouse Heidi

    4 month update

    That’s so exciting for your whole family! Congratulations!
  11. Madhouse Heidi

    One year today—keeping it real

    Thanks @tracyringo! I was was inspired by your post last week. I did the 5 day pouch test this week. It totally helped reset my head. I lost 5 pounds this week, and I feel more in control of my eating and cravings than I have in several months! This board and people like you have been such a lifeline and encouragement on this journey!
  12. Madhouse Heidi

    New Sleeve

    I had the same digestive issues for several weeks, and even a year later things move fairly quickly through my system. Congratulations on your surgery, and best wishes as you continue to figure out how to navigate this new journey!
  13. @tracyringo i have no knowledge or advice, but I’m praying for you right now! Hang in there!
  14. Madhouse Heidi

    One year today—keeping it real

    Thanks @Cheesehead and @Rob_VSG! The struggle is real! I’m so thankful for this tool to help overcome the old ways of thinking and behaving.
  15. Madhouse Heidi

    One year today—keeping it real

    Thanks @Stephtay! It’s good to know I’m not alone in the image struggle. @BurgundyBoy Your encouragement means a lot! I guess I need to focus on the positive aspects of this year—90 pounds down, maintaining for 2 months, even though not 100% on track. Lots of NSVs as well. Thank you for the boost!