My Weight Loss Journey By burnsidel Jul 13, 2006 Fat and Miserable With multiple health problems compounding my misery, I consulted with a doctor about having gastric bypass surgery to help me lose some weight. Period: Jul 13, 2006 to Nov 10, 2010 My Weight Loss Journey Aug 29, 2006 RNY Surgery Performed--Weight 410 pounds Learn More About RNY Surgery Dec 25, 2006 100 pounds gone! By Christmas 2006, just 4 months later, I'd already lost 100 pounds! Feb 13, 2007 6 Months Out--down 120 pounds 6 months after my RNY gastric bypass surgery, I'd lost 120 pounds! Jun 2, 2007 Eliza's Graduation I was able to attend my daughter's graduation and participate in family photo-taking without feeling like the fat chick anymore! Feb 16, 2008 Participated in Marathon Relay I walked 5 miles in 55 minutes as part of a relay team in the Bi-Lo marathon in Myrtle Beach, SC. I was one of a team of 5 who all walked 5 to 6 miles to complete one leg of the race for our team. Nov 18, 2009 Back to work full time On November 18th, 2009, I returned to the classroom full time and began teaching social studies at LaBelle High School--the same high school I graduated from in 1985. Nov 10, 2010 NSV--CHADD Conference--Matt Morgan The new, more confident me--with TNA wrestler Matt Morgan... Never would have approached him at 410 pounds!