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Then & Now ๐Ÿ˜

Then & Now ๐Ÿ˜

Hiya all you fabulousss people down my phone ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿ‘‹

As my new motto is "in for a penny......" I've plucked up the courage to post my then (liver damage) ๐Ÿ˜ข & now (sober,fitter,better,back to fabulous) ๐Ÿ’ชpic xx

I haven't deleted it to remind me what Mr vino did to me (the b*st*rd ๐Ÿ‘Šlol)

Talk about denial (and not the river ha) I remember Drs asking "is the round face normal for you" i couldn't see it, I couldn't see what they was seeing (I just thought they was calling me fat ha)

I'd like to show young girls/boys what drinking to excess can do to you!! I never drank on the park bench or out of a brown paper bag, I never even drank spirits or mixed my drinks ....just him! Mr vino ๐Ÿ˜ก

But I'm not going to dwell on the past what's done is done....the old me is gone the girl on the left is gone Mr vino has gone im winning ๐Ÿ’ช.....#newbeginings #hellofuture #thissoberlife #recoveryisworthit #recoveryispossible #backtofabulousss ๐Ÿ˜

Lisa ๐Ÿ˜˜

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You look 20+ years younger minus the vino so well done you. Onwards and upwards as they say.

Katie :)

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OMG Katie ha ha how fabulousss is this post ๐Ÿ˜ xx

Thank you lovely xx

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You look incredible.... that's got be an aging relative on the left? !!!! Xx

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Ha ha no it's me but the old me who's gone now #thankgod ๐Ÿ˜ xx

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Absolutely brilliant post Lisa and thank you!

What a star you are (and it rhymes)

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She comes in colors everywhere;

She combs her hair

She's like a rainbow

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Gosh i just can't stop singing that rolling stones song now - Lisa its your fault ๐Ÿ˜!

Miles

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Ha ha I knew I knew it from somewhere....it's on the perfume advert pmsl love that smiley ๐Ÿ˜ xx

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Name that perfume?

Aha the power of advertising

Wasted on you.

Hahaha

Only joking L

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Yer coz I'm too young to remember the rolling stones smiley ha ha

๐Ÿ˜ Lisa x

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Lol L

But the advert is on now ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ˜‚

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Yer xx ha ha thanks because I can't stop singing it now ๐ŸŽถ

Tut tut smiley ๐Ÿ™‰ pmsl x

Lisa ๐Ÿ˜€ x

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What a transformation !! You truly do look fabulous ! your an inspiration to us all and must be very proud of yourself For what you have overcome x x

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Aaaaw that's a beautiful thing to say honey xx thank you very much ๐Ÿ˜

I don't see myself as a inspiration I'm just me โ˜บ a new me lol xx

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Hi Lisa. Yes, you are Miss Fab. In the pre photo you look like you could be your mum ๐Ÿ˜ Iโ€™m sure your Mum is lovely btw!

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Ha ha I got you babe xx altho my mam was beautiful like a better Marilyn Monroe....so I had a good teacher & reason to get back to fabulousss ๐Ÿ˜

Thank you lovely xx

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Aha L. I see. You are ruled by song lyrics ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

#I got you babe# 1965 sonny and cher! I would say showing your age but thats clearly wrong!

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Ha ha not quite showing my age smiley ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

I just love music of any kind ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽถ

Well apart from Jacko,jedward & (My unpopular opinion) .....ed (please cheer up) sheerin ha ha ๐Ÿคช

I'm the youngest of 7 & I was born after a 15 yr gap so I love anyone from Nat king Cole, Tom Jones & Thin Lizzy to Beyonce & the Robster ๐Ÿ’ƒX

Hope you're ok smiley x

L ๐Ÿ˜€ xx

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Iโ€™m goog thx especially after 3 yes 3 hours sleep. Ditto re music, mostly especially your dnl s. never heard of Robster, but my sonโ€™s Rob, and we call him Robs, does that count?

Keep on singin L. Iโ€™m looking out for the clues hahaha ๐Ÿ˜

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Actually I am goog but also good ๐Ÿ˜

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Aaaaw goog goog ha ha ๐Ÿ˜xx oooh 3 hrs?? I thought I was bad with my 5 ๐Ÿ˜ด altho I slept right thru like a newborn #winner ๐Ÿ‘

The robster is Robbie Williams lol nice name for your son btw.

I just can't get enough of this sunshine on a rainy day tho ๐Ÿคฃ

Take care smiley x

L๐Ÿ˜€

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3 hours is goood or gooog ๐Ÿ˜‚

#sunshine on a rainy day # emma bunton. You do live by the music L ๐Ÿ˜

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Haha yes I really do ๐ŸŽถ music was my first love...... lolol ๐Ÿ˜

L๐Ÿ˜€x

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Hahaha one could spend hours at this ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

Miles

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But i am going to stop because richard is getting aitated...

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*agitated

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Ha ha no, never stop being you smiley ๐Ÿ˜ xx

You put a smile on our faces ๐Ÿ˜

& make me lol .....nearly a pmsl but I've got tena lady so I'm winning ha ha ๐Ÿ‘Š that pesky prolapse xx

Take care & be good ๐Ÿ˜

L xx

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Ha ha so could I xx Ooooh I took the doggy out last night & got lost we was on ......the road to nowhere ๐ŸŽถ

Ha ha ๐Ÿ˜€

L xx

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Youโ€™re not helping me L ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ง

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Ha ha sorry smiley ๐Ÿ˜ xx

Its just I'm in the mooood for dancing ๐ŸŽถ

L๐Ÿ˜€ xx

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Omg L. Thereโ€™s no reining (spelling?);you in. Deffo donโ€™t you stop ๐Ÿ›‘ No not ๐Ÿ›‘. ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

PS thx for kind words above you know we feel same bout u! ๐Ÿ˜

Weโ€™ve all got a long and winding road to travel on and need all the Help we can get. Nothing more, Nothing less.

Miles

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Ha ha ain't no stopping us now smiley ๐Ÿ˜† xx

Btw no sleep again for you my friend?? ๐Ÿ˜ข

L xx

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4 hours almost a record thx ๐Ÿ˜

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Oooh good good xx I did a full 5 right thru like a newborn ๐Ÿ˜† x

Its a miracle xx

L ๐Ÿ˜

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Hi L

Can you see the post called Guide Dogs. Please have a look at posts at the end, what do you think, please. Oops no lyrics - sorry!

Miles

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Oooh I'll have a look xx

ha ha it's ok we can have a normal convo now & again ๐Ÿ˜

Cheers smiley x

Hope you're ok ๐Ÿ‘

L ๐Ÿ˜€xx

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I am good thx. Are you? You went AWOL!

Miles

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Good good xx I'm smashing thanks smiley ๐Ÿ‘noooo I'm still here plodding along lol xx

The guide dogs post?? Yes it's true (although I don't think everyone knows about it) there's a real thing called a recovery pet, recovery from any illness xx

It can be any pet ...a dog,cat,fish,bird,alligator ha whatever you want x

It is supposed to aid in your recovery,maybe it's a new focus on life?? I know I saved my snoop but he saved me too ๐Ÿ˜

Take care smiley xx

L๐Ÿ˜€ xx

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Yes but surely you donโ€™t call snoop a guide dog? Maybe a recovery dog - I would understand that ๐Ÿ˜

Miles

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OH NO he's defo not a guide dog i think they're just for the visually impaired (but I could be wrong) xx

I understand your confusion there though maybe they was on the wrong forum?ยฟ?

L๐Ÿ˜€ xx

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Smiley was that idiot talking to you?? (The T word) ๐Ÿ˜ก xx

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Yes. What do you think I think lol ๐Ÿ˜’

Miles

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Yer so do I ha ha what a idiot xx just laugh it off smiley ๐Ÿ˜

Don't let the b****** grind you down xx

L๐Ÿ˜€ X

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you definataly look a lot younger and im sure your looking better on the inside too. keep up the good work. xoxo

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Yes babes I feel a million times better ....Should've done it years ago ๐Ÿ’ช

Thank you lovely xx

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Wow. You look like the daughter of the one on the left ๐Ÿ˜„ so happy for you. Deb

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Aaaaw thanks deb that's a fabulousss thing to say ๐Ÿ˜ I love it xx

Lisa xx

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Will a ct with contrast show swollen spleen and liver cirrhosis. Canโ€™t get any answers any place

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Aaaaw god I wish I had some answers for you hun ....I don't know ๐Ÿ™

Have you tried asking the same question on the main BLT main page??

Sorry,hope that helps Lisa x

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Ooh! K'at you! โ˜บ Transformed inside and out ๐Ÿ‘

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Haha thanks Gary ๐Ÿ˜ xx

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Are you trying to make the rest of us look bad lol:) Seriously though, you look amazing. I'm pretty sure you must be providing a lot of inspiration for those people who are in the same position you once were. Well done you and I'm so pleased that you could turn your life around in such a positive way. :)

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Ha ha I love this honey ๐Ÿ˜ thank you xx

Yer if someone would've told me when I was on the hospital ward ....you'll get better,be sober,look like this & have a new doggy I would have thought they was drunk on the vino pmsl ๐Ÿ˜ xx

Cheers honey Lisa ๐Ÿ˜€

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All I can say is WOW

You did it, yaaaaaaaayyyy!

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Ha ha yayyรฝyy ๐Ÿ˜ thank you lovely x

Lisa ๐Ÿ˜ŠX

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You're living proof that beauty comes from within! What an inspiration to all of us to live more healthily!!!!

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Aaaaw what a beautiful thing to say babes ๐Ÿ˜ xx I don't see myself as a inspiration but if it helps/stops one more person go through what I did (pains,drains & lack of mobility๐Ÿ˜ข) im glad i posted the pics X

Thank you lovely x Lisa ๐Ÿ™‚

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Genius! Youโ€™re a true survivor and inspiring ๐Ÿ‘. Iโ€™m 13 months booze free, 3 months post full liver transplant and loving life, gotta โ€˜ainโ€™t ya! Like you Miss fab I look 10 years younger which my husband seem to like ๐Ÿ˜‚! Keep blogging, Iโ€™m gonna follow yo. Youโ€™ve made me ๐Ÿ˜Š.

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Love love love this thank you ๐Ÿ˜ xx

Well done you ๐Ÿ’ชyou've done amazing!!

And lucky hubby ๐Ÿ˜‰ ha ha I'm not surprised he's liking it, he's got a new you ๐Ÿ˜€

Keep on doing what you're doing it's working & YOU'RE an inspiration๐Ÿ‘Œ

Take care lovely x

Lisa ๐Ÿ˜€ xx

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Well done you๐Ÿ‘ sending you a BIG

hug๐Ÿ™…wishing you love and happiness now and always๐Ÿ’–โŒ

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Aaaaw babes thank you that's a beautiful thing to say ๐Ÿ˜ hopefully I can see some light at the end of this tunnel xx

Right back at you lovely ๐Ÿ’—

Take care x

Lisa ๐Ÿ˜€ xx

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Thank you for sharing. I relate so much to this. I must have 20lbs in my โ€œdry Januaryโ€. I find it repulsive how much I was drinking and what it did to me. Wish I had paid more attention over the years.

Mae

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Aaaaw thank you mae that's lovely ๐Ÿ’—

& a massive congratulations to you ๐Ÿ’ชsounds like you've done amazing #welldoneyou xx

I know me too about being repulsed by the amount of vino I guzzled BUT..... no looking back for us now babe xx what's done is done #newbeginings #hellofuture #thissoberlife ๐Ÿ‘

Take care lovely xx

Lisa ๐Ÿ˜€

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Wow you look fabulous now. You can achieve anything you set your mind to now your leaving the poison behind. Goodbye grandma and hello you. Xx

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Hahaha *spits coffee out* that made me lol.ed ๐Ÿ˜‚ #grandma xx

Yer that's the plan .....well a pl.. for now!!

It was a case of sink or swim .....so I'm learning to swim #byebyepoison ๐Ÿ‘Š

#newbeginings #hellofuture #thissoberlife xx

Are you ok lovely??

Lisa ๐Ÿ˜€

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Good luck tomorrow re fibroscan

Miles

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Aaaaw you remembered ๐Ÿ˜ thanks smiley xx

If I'm honest ....I'm scared!! I think it's just that I've never had a fibroscan before & the doubt is always there (I'm a Libra always waiting for bad news)

I'll face my fears tho ....im bulletproof ha ha

Take care lovely Xx

Lisa ๐Ÿ˜€

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Yes L we all expect you to be bulletproof ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ‘

Iโ€™ve never had a fibroscan as far as I know or remember ๐Ÿ˜

Good luck

Miles

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