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Lelly
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@treeza 33037 wrote:

Hello all you lovely people. I’m so sorry I haven’t been on here for a while.

I’ve just been reading some of the posts from newbies & remembered how important this forum was to me in the beginning both pre & post op. I know I wouldn’t have got through without the support from here.

I’m nearly 18 months out & over 13 stone down. The first 10 were easy but the last 3 have been slow with a huge stall that freaked me out which brings me to the title of this post. Weight v Size.

At the start of my WL journey all I wanted was to get down to size 16/18. I did have a weight in my mind to & guessed they’d marry up. I started in size 30+ clothes & couldn’t/wouldn’t wear trousers goodness only know what size they’d have been.

Well I haven’t got down to my weight goal but I’m now in size 16 top & bottom. Eeek how excited am I!! I could possibly be 14 top but to scared to try?!

So although I’m not half my weight I’m now half my starting size. It’s hard but please try not to let the numbers on the scales concern you too much like it did me as you can bet your bottom dollar you’re still shrinking.

I wish you all no matter where you are on your journey all the very best x stay strong, have faith in your team, your surgery but most of all YOURSELF. you can & will succeed.

I promise to visit the forum more often to see how your all getting on x take care & as the lovely Doodah always says be kind to yourself.

Love & hugs

Teresa x

You have achieved so much, all of you and you must be so proud of yourselves and the people who have helped you get to where you are. I was shown a piece of paper, yesterday, with outlines of body shapes on it. I was told that my weight/shape was off the page :O) but out of the ones there, which one would I like to be. I chose the one in the middle..ish, I was then asked what weight I would like to be, I said 14-15 stone would be fine. I was then told that is where I will probably be at the end of my journey, stones matter, pounds don’t – I will be elated to be normal podgy person

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