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I am a 39 yr. old stay at home mom to 3 girls ages 10, 9 and 7. My goal is to be fit by 40! I want to lead a healthier lifestyle. I was banded on 4/5/2011. I tend to be a bit on the sarcastic and cynical side. I love to read, hate to excersise (but am learning to tolerate it!), love to shop and want to smack anyone who is a size 2 (not really!). I am learning to work with my band and my new self one day at a time!

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Monday, June 20, 2011

Who knew...(or things I never knew before being banded)

Who knew......

I could go on vacation, eat fried shrimp at the beach (in moderation) and still loose 2 lbs.
I would feel full after eating about 1/4 of the portion put before me in a restaurant.
I would turn away dessert because I really, REALLY was full.
I would walk away from junk food because I am just not hungry.
I would make a better choice than fries at a restaurant because really after the protein I would be full.
I would EVER turn away a basket full of bread and butter.
I would have power over food instead of food having power over me.


I love this band!

2 comments:

  1. I haven't quite got to that point yet but looking forward to it. Glad your band is helping you as it should.

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  2. It's great, isn't it! It's so bizarre to realize there really is no point in ordering a side (fries) at a restaurant because even if you want them, you'll eat one or two and throw away the rest.

    Sometimes, 9 months after surgery, I eat and think "oh my gosh I ate so much food"-- but then I really consider what I ate and realized that it is NOTHING compared to before. My idea of "a lot" has changed drastically.

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