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Old 06-21-2007, 09:01 AM   #35
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Originally Posted by MariaMaria View Post
My wake up call was when I reached that no mans land between misses and plus sizes-- I was never actually big enough to shop at LB or Avenue.

So my experience of fat is really not much like that of someone who was both big enough and desperate enough to need WLS. That's a huge difference.
Maria, I am just like you. What's up with that no mans land anyway? I was never able to find clothes big enough in "regular" sizes and the plus-sizes were always cut awkwardly and huge on me.

In any case, I do think that the result of the study probably had a lot to do with the people involved having had WLS. WLS is a very serious and risky medical procedure and I think you probably have to be in a pretty bad place with your weight in order to consider it, much less undergo it. I know 3FC has some people who have had WLS, maybe if any are reading this they could put in their two cents?
08/10/2004: 185 lbs 08/10/2005: 140 lbs 11/28/2005: 130 lbs!

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