As of this morning I am down 76 pounds from my wedding in September. Wow. I would love to say it has been super easy, but if it had been I would have done it a long time ago. I'm back on shakes for all meals in prep for surgery. That's one of the easier parts of this, no thinking about what I can and cannot eat. Just simple blending and drinking.
I don't feel like I've lost this incredible amount yet, but I'm proud of the progress. I have a final surgical appointment tomorrow and I go to the hospital for pre-admission testing. Will be a long but good day I hope.
Surgery is set for April 9th, about a week and a half away. I'm excited, and nervous, and excited.... it's a weird cycle.
Things I'm learning about losing weight: Your center of gravity changes - seriously it does. I am way more klutzy now. You lose shoe sizes - I've lost a complete size so far and it's kinda weirdly exciting. Your rings need to be protected more. I just ordered a smaller band size to hopefully keep my wedding band secure. Seat belts aren't the issues they were. I have no clue what size I am right now, some things fit and some don't. There are issues with excess skin but that's to be expected.... And all of it's worth it.