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I try to keep my page updated. If I haven't updated in a while, feel free to Sparkmail me and ask me to update!


Most recent update = February 20th, 2021


I had a VSG - vertical sleeve gastrectomy - better known as a gastric sleeve on June 24th 2020. I have struggled with my weight since I was a teenager and I am now 50. I am tired of it. I lost over 100 pounds in 2016, kept 80 of it off but simply had not been able to lose any more. I needed a tool that will help me do this. Please, for those that have not followed me in this, do not think "this was the easy way" it ain't even close to easy. But it is a beautiful tool with which to reach my goals and stay there!


Highest Weight (HW) 435 - BMI Feb 1st 2016 = 68.1 super-super-morbidly obese
Surgery Weight (SW) 352 lbs - BMI June 24th 2020 = 55.1 super morbidly obese
pivotal moment - 314 lbs - BMI August 23rd 2020 = 49 morbidly obese or class 3 obesity
pivotal moment - 299lbs - BMI Sept = 46.8 class 3 obesity - finally under 300
CURRENT WEIGHT (CW) 273 lbs - BMI February 20th, 2021 = 42.8 morbidly obese or class 3 obesity


pivotal moment goal ...255lbs - BMI DATE ??? = 39.9 = class II obesity (severely obese)
pivotal moment goal...223lbs - BMI DATE ??? = 34.9 = class 1 obesity (obese)
pivotal moment goal...191lbs - BMI DATE ??? = 29.9 = overweight
Goal Weight (GW) 159 lbs - BMI = DATE??? = 24.9 = normal weight

of course now they have changed the classifications of BMI, but that was how the classifications went when I started... this is current information

BMI Classification
18.5 or less underweight
18.5–24.9 normal weight
25.0–29.9 overweight
30.0–34.9 class I obesity
35.0–39.9 class II obesity
40.0 or more class III obesity

The surgical literature breaks down class III obesity into further categories, though the exact values are still disputed.

A BMI above 35 is severe obesity
A BMI above 40 is morbid obesity
A BMI above 50 is super obese





Member Since: 3/15/2006

My Goals:
I just want to be comfortable in my own skin. To be able to walk around in the stores. To be able to take care of myself without help. I want to LIVE


My Program:
I have to make sure I get protein before any other foods or I may not have room for the protein. But I am not "low-carb". It's just that protein has to come first since my VSG



Personal Information:
My real name is Kathy and I live in southern West Virginia with my husband James.
we have no kids - just never happened
I am a 1970 model - just like my husbands favorite car - his Chevelle!
I am 5'7"
I was 5'8" as a teenager! I lost an inch the wrong direction!!!!


Other Information:
My user name Wildkat781 comes from my dear horse Mr Wildkat. He was an Appaloosa born in 1978. I got him in 1985. He died in 2004. He was my best friend for 19 years.




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  • v IMLOCOLINDA
    emoticon RULES FOR A "SPARK"LING WEEK!!! emoticon

    1. Wake Up !! Make the choice to have a good day and live a healthier lifestyle!
    2. Dress Up !! The best way to dress up is to put on a smile. A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.
    3 . Learn!! Read as much as you can and gain knowledge about living a healthier lifestyle!
    4. Stand Up!!..... For what you believe in. Stand for something or you will fall for anything.
    5. Look Up !!.. to your next goal and reward. What do you need to do in order to meet or exceed that goal?
    6. Reach Out !!... by encouraging others and being supportive in their times of need.
    7. Lift Up !!.. Your spirit....as this journey is not only about your body and weight loss but the changes with your mind and soul too!
    8, Get moving !! ... Find ways to incorporate exercise into your daily routine. Sneak in as much exercise as possible!

    Here we go! Off to a new month and closer to Spring!
    6 days ago
  • v IMLOCOLINDA
    Let Valentines this year, be about all the love you do have, darling, rather than the love you think you don’t. Look around with fresh eyes, and see love where’s it’s always been, where it always is, even if it doesn’t look like chocolates or flowers or Valentine cards. You are more loved than you realise and there is more love in the air than we know. Rather than think you are waiting for love, imagine love is waiting for you, to recognise it in all the forms it comes to find you every day.
    20 days ago
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    Happy emoticon Day!
    20 days ago
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  • v IMLOCOLINDA
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    Happy Valentine's Day!

    On Valentine's Day we think of those
    Who make our lives worthwhile,
    Those gracious, friendly people who
    We think of with a smile.

    I am fortunate to "know" you,
    That's why I want to say,
    To a rare and special person:
    Happy Valentine's Day!
    xxxo
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    21 days ago
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