It's been a while since I've been here... life is crazy busy.
I reached (and surpassed) my goal weight and just wanted to share some pictures with you all. I hope that this can be encouraging to those of you at the very beginning of your WLS journey. It really is worth all of the headache (and sometimes heartache), incredibly hard work, and emotional journeys we take to get there!
Now I'm figuring out maintenance (been maintaining for a couple of months now.) This is a different beast altogether and I'm learning a lot along the way.
ETA: please excuse the incredibly dirty mirror. I have 3 tiny people that love to leave fingerprints wherever they go.
"It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly..."