Member since 4/22/2014


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Reviews by calliope8

35 - Weight Loss Efforts As I Fight My Genetics - Alexandria, VA

I'm excited and nervous. I have scheduled my surgery for next Thursday & have my pre-op instructions. I am fighting inherited genes. With a history of diabetes on my father's side and being overweight on my mother's side, it's hard for a girl to loose any weight. While I don't expect lipo... READ MORE

Recent comments from calliope8

Good to know I'm not the only one for whom the swelling comes and goes. Last week was bad - I felt I was moving back towards my original shape! But it finally went down more again. It's still not completely gone. I'm almost 7 weeks... READ COMMENT

That would probably be great but there's not a pool particularly close to me. And I'm not good at making time to leave the house to get my exercise done. I'm just outside of DC so just going 4-5 miles can take 10-15 minutes,... READ COMMENT

Arnica gel! After the first day or two, most of the pain is just being really bruised. And of course the compression garments help with that. I have a memory foam matress topper so i was ok unless ioved to turn over. Also, i bought a... READ COMMENT

Thanks for sharing your experience! Looks like it worked well! I don't expect miracles but exercising and making better eating choices have not done a darn thing! And even I were to loose weight, those fat cells are still there... READ COMMENT