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Old 01-09-2014, 09:06 AM   #124
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Originally Posted by Ruth Ann View Post
I saw the surgeon who did my spinal fusion last year for my 1 year check up and he was absolutely amazed at my weight loss. Said it was the best thing I could have done for myself.

He also told me that for every pound of extra weight, it puts an additional 9 lbs of pressure on your ankles and feet. So I just had to do the math, of course, 9x95=855 lbs of pressure no longer on my feet. Wow.
Its funny you should say that Ruth Ann, I knew there was extra pressure for every pound but didn't know the number.... I was just mentioning how after a long day on my feet, they don't hurt anymore.
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