VULNERABLE POST: I keep reciting these motivational quotes to myself. Pasting them all over social media, writing them on sticky notes, perusing Pinterest as a form of reinforcement...all the while I have a fear that the surgery won’t work. It’ll be a bust. I’ll lose maybe 50 pounds and then my body will just quit losing. Has anyone ever dealt with this fear? I keep telling myself it’s irrational, that of course I’ll lose the weight, I’ve become disciplined enough that the process will work because *I* will work. But still I have fear. Fear that I will do the most drastic and extreme procedure one can in order to lose weight...and I won’t lose weight. Anyone feel that? Anyone? Bueller? • • • #rny #rny#rnygastricbypassery #rnygastricbypass #rnystory #rnypreop #rnyfamily #rnysurgery #rnyjourney #rnysupport #rnygoals #rnycrew #rnyinstacrew #rnyinstafam #wls #wlscommunity #wlscrew #wls#wlsbabe> #wlsbabe #gastricbypass #gastricbypasspreop #bariatricsurgery #bariatriccommunity #bar#bariatricbabes #bariatricbabe #bariatricbadass #weightlosssurgery #weightlosssurgeryjourney #wlssurgery #wlssisters
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#transformationtuesday brought to you by hotmess express 😂😝😂 It hurts to walk and hurts to lift my arms! I'm exhausted from waking up at 4am! I just want a nap BUT I've gone to the gym 5 of the last 6 days, drank 100oz of water atleast each day and stayed on track with my eating!! If you want it bad enough you will make yourself stick with it even feeling like death and wanting all the carbs! ❤❤ You just have to want it ❤❤ . . . . . #wls #bariatricsurgery #gastricsleeve #verticalsleeve #vsg #lifeafterweightloss #gastricsleevesurgery #lifeaftervsg #wei#wei#weightlosssurgeryjourney #vsginstacrew #wlsfamily #weightlossjourney #weightlosssurgery #vsgjourney #vsglife #vsgpostop #vsggirl #wlsseattle #wlsinstacrew #wlssupport #wlsjourney #150lbsdown #lost150lbs #bariatricsleeve #bariatriclife #vsgcrew #extremeweightloss #weightloss #sidebyside
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Pretty sure this is my favorite poem ever!!!
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the pictures were a bit steamy 😂 vegan chili on this snowy, frigid night! Amy’s medium chili, daiya vegan cheddar, 2 tbsp vegan sour cream!
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Who wants to see some #progress ? Who is ready for #motivationmonday ? This girl! #100lbsdown #100lbsgone I couldnt be happier. Some may say that wls is the #easyway out. Dont believe them. I wish I could have done it natural I look up to those who can. But for me time was running out. I am no longer in my 20s. I had tried over and over to do it on my own....and it just didnt work out for me. Is it helping me lose weight? HELL YA! Does it mean that I am losing super fast. That depends on me. 2 months out of 4 I only lost 10lbs. I work for every lb I lose. If I put 💩💩💩 in my 👄👄👄 then the number on the scale reflects that. Making this change has changed my life. It has opened doors. It gave me a future. The rate i was going had me terrified. Death had become a reasonable fear. I love my new lease on life. #bariatricsurgery #bariatriccommunity #wei#weightlosscommunity #transformation #rny #rnygastricbypasssurgery #rnyjourney. #rnyfamily. #gastricbypass #gastricbypasssurgery. #gastricbypassjourney. #gastricbypasscommunity #weightlosssurgeryjourney #weightlosssurgerycommunity #weightloss #weightlossjourney #weightlosstransformation #nsv #rouxeny #rouxenyjourney #losingweight #gettingfit #fitlife #shrinking #findingme
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New video alert! A what I eat in a day and a grocery haul all in one 😊
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Well... at least there’s a positive here 😂 i weighed in this morning at the same weight i started with on January 1st. Maybe next week I’ll see a true loss! #lapband #lapbandlife #lapbandliving #wls #wlscommunity #wei#weightlosssurgeryjourney #weightlosssurgery
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Before and after. #worthit but damn that mountain kicked my ass.
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Stopped by a free standing Starbucks just so I could try the new blonde espresso. Unfortunately they only have regular no decaf but you can definitely tell the difference. There is no bitterness and I didn’t need to add sweetener. But honestly I think I like the regular espresso better. . . #starbucks #blonderoast #blondeespresso #icedskinnycoconutmilkmocha #icingmyhip #bingingdoogiehowser #hulubingewatching #pos#postop5hipsurgerynumber2 #day25postophipsurgerynumber2 #hipsurgerynumber2 #2ndhipsurgery #recoverylife #recoveringfromhipsurgery2 #postophipsurgerynumber2 #postop #graft #labralgraft #hipsurgerylabralgraft #arthroscopichipsurgerynumber2 #hiparthroscopy #postoplabralgraft #hipsurgery2recovery #bonespurremoval #hipsurgeryrecovery #hiparthritis #arthritis #hipgraft #allograft
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Lunch before and after still working on keeping grains out of my diet. I lost 8lbs this month but I see i will hit a little stall soon. I seem to always lose great the first week in a month then stall 2 weeks before losing again. I am 10lbs away from199...that will drive me crazy. What about you guys? Being so close to wonderlands or the goal weight. #bariatricsurgery #bariatriccommunity #wei#weightlosscommunity #transformation #rny #rnygastricbypasssurgery #rnyjourney. #rnyfamily. #gastricbypass #gastricbypasssurgery. #gastricbypassjourney. #gastricbypasscommunity #weightlosssurgeryjourney #weightlosssurgerycommunity #weightloss #weightlossjourney #weightlosstransformation #nsv #rouxeny #rouxenyjourney #losingweight #gettingfit #fitlife #shrinking #findingme #keto #nostacrch
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I am always so unsure what to do at the gym. Today I worked on the treadmill. Im working on how long i can hold a run. Out of 20min I only got 6min of run time. Working to improve that. my goal is 1 mile. I did several core strengthening exercise. Made it to 200lb leg press. I dont know what to do in the gym....but the more I go the more confident I get. #gymday #bariatricsurgery #bariatriccommunity #wei#weightlosscommunity #transformation #rny #rnygastricbypasssurgery #rnyjourney. #rnyfamily. #gastricbypass #gastricbypasssurgery. #gastricbypassjourney. #gastricbypasscommunity #weightlosssurgeryjourney #weightlosssurgerycommunity #weightloss #weightlossjourney #weightlosstransformation #nsv #rouxeny #rouxenyjourney #losingweight #gettingfit #fitlife #shrinking #findingme #workout
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It’s really happening. I’ve wanted to #snowboard for years! #nsv #lifegoals #newsnowboarder #snowboarder #sportyspice
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Newest video is on the channel and I’m so excited it’s my surgiversary! Go check it out - the link is in my bio 💕
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So hard to capture the sunset going 65 mph.
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You can take the girl out of the country, but you can’t take the country out of the girl. #gra#grandmatbuckle #beltbuckle #grandma #cou#countryraised #justalilbit #country
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The picture on the left was the morning of the day I changed my life and had #vsg#vsgery. Almost 8.5 months difference. #wei#weightlosseryjourney #weightloss #vsgcommunity #vsg #vsginmexico #alighterme #tijuanamexico #wls #wlstransformation #weightlossbeforeandduring #transformation #bariatricsurgery #bariatricsleeve #bariatricbabes
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I didn't want to go to the gym today! I laid in bed and reset my alarm to skip it... but I got up and went because I knew I'd be mad at myself for not going! I can barely walk and my face just returned to normal color after 3hrs but it was worth it!! And it's #facetofacefriday even if I look homely since I showered at the gym! . . . . #wls #bariatricsurgery #gastricsleeve #verticalsleeve #vsg #lifeafterweightloss #gastricsleevesurgery #lifeaftervsg #wei#wei#weightlosseryjourney #vsginstacrew #wlsfamily #weightlossjourney #weightlosssurgery #vsgjourney #vsglife #vsgpostop #vsggirl #wlsseattle #wlsinstacrew #wlssupport #wlsjourney #150lbsdown #bariatriclife #vsgcrew #extremeweightloss #weightloss #sidebyside #weightlossstruggle
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The left picture is the morning of my surgery and the right was taken 2 days ago. Happy #facetofacefriday y'all! #vsg#vsginmexico #vsg #wei#weightlosseryjourney #weightlossbeforeandduring #weightloss #wls #bariatricsurgery #bariatricsleeve #bariatricbabes #vsginstacrew #bariatricfamily
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Crappy picture but I’m feeling hella thin so I of course had to document it!
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A few very amazing things are today: 1. It’s #facetofacefriday and these pictures are only 1.5 months apart! The left was thanksgiving and the right was today - maybe a 30 pound difference between the two 🤔👏🏻 2. It is my ONE MONTH surgiversary today and wow has time flew by! From surgery to now I’ve lost 21.6 pounds and from April 2017 I’ve lost 48.8! Not only is the scale changing but I’ve been seeing non scale victories everywhere like fitting into old clothes and being able to walk faster at the gym! 3. Today is also Friday so who isn’t ready for the weekend?! An update video will be coming out tonight ❤️❤️❤️
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We went to Target for a much needed caffeine boost after my pt appointment. My therapist decided to try some kinesio tape to help the swelling in my thigh. I also showed her my poor toe which she thinks I definitely broke. It’s taped to the toe next to it but there’s nothing else I can do for it. The 3rd picture is my toe last night. It actually looks worse now. . . *Do NOT scroll left if you hate foot pictures!!*
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So excited to track these down in the next day or two! I was wondering when someone would start making/selling veggie “noodles”. . . #greengiant #veggienoodles #frozen #finally #greengiantveggienoodles #frozenveggienoodles
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Physical therapy view while I ice my hip. Hard to believe it’s 55* outside right now.
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This picture was from 2012, and I was still 60lbs from my highest, But I'm officially back down to my lowest! I'm struggling this week emotionally and physically, but I have stuck to my low carb and got a gym membership back! I've lost 11.4lbs since January 1st. I have wanted to quit every day and say ehh I'll just be fat forever... but I haven't and that is worth something even when I don't believe it!! #throwbackthursday . . . #wls #bariatricsurgery #gastricsleeve #verticalsleeve #vsg #lifeafterweightloss #gastricsleevesurgery #lifeaftervsg #wei#wei#weightlosseryjourney #vsginstacrew #wlsfamily #weightlossjourney #weightlosssurgery #vsgjourney #vsglife #vsgpostop #vsggirl #wlsseattle #wlsinstacrew #wlssupport #wlsjourney #150lbsdown #bariatriclife #vsgcrew #extremeweightloss #weightloss #sidebyside #weightlossstruggle #mentalhealth
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Oh what a difference a week makes!!
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So a thing happened today. #nbd, just a HUGE #nsv over here. #nothingtoseehere #yoga #wheelpose #nailedit 😳🙌🏻🧚🏼‍♀️
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First lot of pics back 🙈🙈 way out of my comfort zone for these 😬😬photographer asked me if i wanted to swap sides so you couldn’t see my hip scar, fuck no, thats my journey, thats why i am where i am today- keep that in Im going to rock that scar 🙌🏻 . . . . #chronicpain #gastricbypass #wls #disabled #bariatricsurgery #gastricbypasssurgery #rny #mynewlife #wei#weightlossery #weightloss #mydisabledjournery #weightlosssurgeryjourney #weightlosssurgerycommunity #wlscommunity #wlsjourney #rnylife #rouxeny #gastricbypassjourney #wlsfamily #lifeafterrny #pcos #hashimotos #thyroiddisease #pao #hipsurgery #weightlosstransformation #healthy #gym #girlswholift
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What to expect? I'm slightly nervous and over thinking everything.... | | | #vsg#vsgunity #vsgjourney #vsgjournal #vsgsurgery #vsg #wei#weightlossney #weightloss #weightlosscommunity #wls #wlscommunity #weightlosssurgery #weightlosssurgeryjourney
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Why is today not Friday?!?! Leave it to me to kick my crutch and break my toe on the opposite foot as my hip. This’ll make walking interesting to say the least!
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No selfie then it didnt happen right? @josiahstransformation and I go 4-6 days a week (depending if something needs attention) I dont always post I go though. Today wasnt my best #gymday something in my body feels off. Just 10 min on the elliptical took so much. Everything feels weak and not day after workout weak. Maybe I am dehydrated. Or maybe the lack of calories last few days. Being that I had RNY people in the wls community may understand. I have been backed up for a few days. I find myself starving but unless its super soft lately a take a few bites and im done. I even felt stuffed this morning before eating....but hungry at the same time. Do you guys is the wls community know what Im talking about? Or is this in my head? #bariatricsurgery #bariatriccommunity #wei#weightlossunity #transformation #rny #rnygastricbypasssurgery #rnyjourney. #rnyfamily. #gastricbypass #gastricbypasssurgery. #gastricbypassjourney. #gastricbypasscommunity #weightlosssurgeryjourney #weightlosssurgerycommunity #weightloss #weightlossjourney #weightlosstransformation #nsv #rouxeny #rouxenyjourney #losingweight #gettingfit #fitlife #shrinking #findingme
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I didn't want to go. I gave myself anxiety about what to even put in a gym bag the night before! But I went and didnt regret it at all, lets be real I'm always going to be tired thats life!! 😝 This isn't some new year new me thing, this is a New Year I need to find me even if that means I'm outside of my comfort zone and do things I hate to make me stronger as a person!!! . . . . . #wls #bariatricsurgery #gastricsleeve #verticalsleeve #vsg #lifeafterweightloss #gastricsleevesurgery #lifeaftervsg #wei#wei#weightlosssurgeryney #vsginstacrew #wlsfamily #weightlossjourney #weightlosssurgery #vsgjourney #vsglife #vsgpostop #vsggirl #wlsseattle #wlsinstacrew #wlssupport #wlsjourney #150lbsdown #lost150lbs #bariatricsleeve #bariatriclife #vsgcrew #extremeweightloss #weightloss
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I completely forgot to mention these vegetarian ricotta bakes that i made earlier this week for lunch meal prep! Instead of using Parmesan since it’s not vegetarian I used: - 1 container skim ricotta - 1 cup plain greek yogurt - 3/4 cup rest of blended cottage cheese - 1/8 cup no sugar added Newman’s organic marinara - Low fat shredded cheese (1-2 tbsp per muffin) These are so delicious! Swipe for the macros ❤️
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I may have gained 20ish pounds, but on the positive side I only have 20ish pounds to lose...not 125 like before 🙌🏼 HEY NEW PEOPLE! my name is Mal, I have a lapband, and I’m almost 4 years post op. I’ve lost a lot, gained a little, and in the end, it’s so much more mental than physical! Happy to answer any questions, just shoot me a message! #lap#lapbandery #lapband #lapbandsuccess #lapbandsupport #transformationtuesday #wls #wlscommunity #wlssupport #weightlosssurgery #weightlosssurgeryjourney #lapbandlife #lapbandjourney
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