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I Weigh 199lbs Right Now… HOW?!

On December 29, 2011 I decided to take control of my life and committed to a lifestyle change. I had a starting weight of 284lbs, but pictures suggest I was a bit heavier the year before, I just never weighed myself. Within the first year, I had lost 100lbs and continued with my losses, hitting...
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I worked out in SHORTS

how’d that workout for ya? ehhhh. So so. first attempt was during a workout with my boyfriend at a playground the other day. I wear shorts around the house and hes only known me since december, so i filled him in that i had only worn shorts to the beach 2x and that sums up...
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BigGirlFitGirl- the Love Story

i was going to wait till my 6 month post op skin removal surgery doctors appointment to update, but theres just so much going on and thats freaking 2 weeks away still! So here we go 🙂 Whats new in the life? Well, my dreams of teaching classes have finally come to fruition. I have...
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4 Months Post Op

A week ago today was my 4 month post op anniversary! Good God, does time fly. I am officially 4 months and 1 week out of skin removal surgery! Currently I am still wearing tape wrapped around my incision 24/7 and garments as often as possible. I kind of feel like the bulge in my...
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3 Months Post Op!

Tuesday I was 3 months Post Op Beltectomy and Thighlift, yesterday i got to see my doctor again. I was mostly good as far as i am healing well, but over all it was actually a pretty shitty appointment. I have two concerns about my outcome. The first is that I have a bulge around...
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Happy 3 Year Fitversary To Me!

Today is my 3 year Fitversary…. For 1,095 days I have been committed to living a fit lifestyle. 3 years ago, yesterday, I was donating blood when the nurse told me my blood pressure was getting “up there.” I was pissed. I had spent the last 23 years defending the fact that i was a...
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8 Weeks Post Op

Today I am officially 8 weeks post op Beltectomy and Thigh Lift. I feel like this is what i have been waiting for. Life feels a lot more “normal” at this point. The past two weeks I have been working pretty normally. Up to 5 hours with no pain and im not exhausted and needing...
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6 Weeks Post Op

I am literally writing this from a hammock, on a beach. Besides the fact that a friend in Illinois just texted me a picture of the SNOW on the ground there, this is an amazing thing . to start, I bought a “hammock in a bag” like 6 months ago and have never used it....
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