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As i look back on my journey that got me to the place of needing weight loss surgery, i can point to definite times that my weight really ballooned. The majority of those times were tied to stress, which were tied to depression. I always self medicated with food, hence the 378 pounds that i saw myself hitting...
Life seems to take you on those up and down, high stress, low stress times. I seem to have found myself in one of those times now... Only problem is i am having a real hard time dealing with it. Now, dont get me wrong it is nothing earth shattering, I am just struggling with direction, and exactly how the next chapter in life is going to start... and i dont deal well with uncertanty. Im depressed and really stressed out....The savory comfort medication that i have given myself to is no longer an issue. I feel like i had prepared myself for an array of issues that i would face. This one seems to have caught me by suprise, and im having a hard time in the fog...
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Way to go Amy! I love the picture of you on the bike!
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I could not have said it better myself. I feel EXACTLY the same. Thought I was alone. Are these feelings...
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Keep it up Ed. Your CFRM family is with you all the way.
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I related to you reading this. Some of this is me. You word things perfectly as always. Thank you for...
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Ed I'm proud of you man. That is not an easy struggle and it looks like you are doing incredibly well...
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what an inspirational journey and story! Thanks a lot. Anticipating surgery soon. Wish me well.
What an amzing story! I really admire your courage in sharing this. THANK YOU!