This is Part 1 of the 3 Part Series to celebrate 18 months post WLS RNY. After doing the collage of pictures for my anniversary yesterday, I was inspired to take the pictures I've been taking and do it for my WLS to visually see my progress. This is as much for me as it is to hopefully inspire others because I'm blown away by the changes!
When I look at these I have a range of emotions. First is WOW!!!!!! Look in the first five months of my new life how I was shrinking, but then it also goes to remember how I was feeling in each of those pictures. I am horrified to see my January 2011 pictures. I can't believe I was that big just like now I can't believe I'm that small or tiny as a dear friend called me yesterday! Then as I move through following months, I see my body change before my eyes. I stand different. I look different. My stomach is the most dramatic and also my arms and face. I remember being down from almost 300 on Jan 2011 to around 250 by April! What a huge difference. I'm excited to see what the next 6 months in pictures will show tomorrow :-)