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I Had Lapband

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    My Poetry -- Sinner Or Winner !

    IN GOD WE TRUST  IF NOT WE MUSTFOR HE THY HOLY FATHER IS JUSTWE HAVE BEEN BATHING IN THE SEAOF LUSTSWIMMING IN THE BAY OF PIGS FORMUCH TOO LONGAND WE THINK WE'VE DONE NOTHINGWRONGWHICH PROVES THAT WE ARE WEAKNOT STRONGSO   OFF TO THE FIERY PITS OF HELLWE GOA CHILD OF GOD WE...
    dopaminegirl dopaminegirl 41-45, F Feb 22, 2011

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    I Had My Lapband

    Al started 4 yr ago about that I started getting heavier relationship issues and food was my comfort. Last year I look actually looked in the mirror ad said this is not me I have to do something. Yo yo diets and me trying to do it on my own was't helping me realizing that I was...
    Lovelyheart413 Lovelyheart413 36-40, F 1 Response May 27, 2013

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    Really Thinking Of Lapband.....

    I was diagnosed with acid reflux about 7mos ago after a series of tests and some medication that did not work a friend suggested lapband....my dr wants me to have a nissen funduplication. After all of the research the side aftermath of both surgeries seem to have the same results...
    mdcuevas mdcuevas 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 24, 2012

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    Lapband

    I too was banded just 5 mos ago. I've lost 30lbs so far. My excercised has been haulted by a fall and a badly spranged ankle.  I'm back on the grind now. Wow 90lbs in 7 mos. thats excellent. Im on my 3rd fill and I have lots of restriction with this one. Just gotta make sure...
    love2laugh1015 love2laugh1015 36-40, F 1 Response May 16, 2009

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    Lapband Surgery

    I am looking for other who may be going through the same experiences.  I had lapband surgery 7 months ago and have lost 90 pounds so far.  I seem to be a stand still and the weight seems to be getting more and more difficult to loose.  I would really like to hear...
    BJCroley BJCroley 31-35, F 6 Responses Mar 13, 2009

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    Finally a Long Term Solution

    I am 3 yrs out from lap band surgery and could not be happier.  it feels like I can keep the weight off for the first time in a very long while...I could get the weight off before, but it always came back...with friends...when the scale read 272 i knew i better get moving...
    julienorton julienorton 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 13, 2009

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    The New Me

    I was Lapbanded on the 2nd June,2010 in Australia. In Australia the waiting list on the public health system for this procedure is extremely long so I opted to go private and pay for it, the wait was about 5months. I had to be at the hospital about 2 hours before the procedure...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Jan 31, 2011

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    This was when I use to take c's a year ago with my friends. I use to take small doses because I liked the feeling but this trip was by far the worst thing that ever happened to me...
    Britneymertel Britneymertel 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    it was so weird today. I don't know what was wrong with me. it was like my heart was trying to escape my chest. I told myself to keep calm and to take a deep breathe, but it wouldn...
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    So the person who I thought was my only real friend, has a cat who had kittens, she asked me if I wanted one, I said yes. Chose the one I wanted, bought everything for it, litter...
    goawayyouregross goawayyouregross 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    I had a mentally abusive childhood from my parents. We are making peace but it's tough
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    I can't say that I've ever had a reason to delete something from my mind but I wouldn't mind it if it was there just in case.
    Rodgers1981 Rodgers1981 31-35, M 3 hrs ago

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    I have been having an affair for the last 3 1/2 years with a married woman that I used to work with. The sex is the best I have ever had. She is a little freak and is willing to do...
    Sir2U74 Sir2U74 36-40, M 3 hrs ago

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    I fell pregnant at age 28; having assumed for years I wouldn't fall pregnant due to having polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). You might think I would have been pleased to become...
    libbyanne84 libbyanne84 31-35, F 2 Responses May 18

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    There was this guy that I never really paid attention to. I mean he was my friend and all, but I never had any interest in him. Also, I have always self-doubted myself and I still...
    violist02 violist02 22-25, F Apr 30

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    About a month ago, I was getting high at school. To begin, I had only been smoking weed often for about two months and I never really got very high. I'm a sixteen year old girl...
    ccsurf2 ccsurf2 22-25, F 1 Response May 5

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    A while ago when I was 21. I was convinced to share this as I did not join EP for anything sexual but as she intelligently added, it's a part of EP and our lives, why not share it...
    Golfknar Golfknar 36-40, M 1 Response May 9

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    My story happened a few weeks ago and, so far, has not repeated. Prior to this experience, I would occasionally wake up remembering an extremely intense sexual dream. The dreams...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 10

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    Help me to find out what was it, I’m truly horrified! Two years ago I went to the university. There was a girl. She was kind of strange. In general, she acted normally, and just...
    bethzing0907 bethzing0907 18-21, F 1 Response May 13

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    At 36 weeks and 5 days I went in for my regular NS testing - low fluid level and my littke one was breech. Well, my fluid levels had once again dropped from a 6 to a 5 (6 is low...
    thejoneses thejoneses 26-30, F 2 Responses May 14

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    First warning. Between 1959 and 1967, I attended a boys-only state grammar school, at which corporal punishment was commonplace. This usually involved the miscreant being called to...
    gunner64 gunner64 66-70, M 1 Response a week ago

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    DayDay(10/11) and Noska(9) Taken Back to Finland in 2003- In December 2003, just as I was about to be handed final divorce decrees along with Sole Custody of my children in two...
    StartingOver69 StartingOver69 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    I was 21 years old and had 3 children already. My first pregnancy was a walk in the park. I suffered feom severe nausea but other than that i felt great. I delivered my baby girl...
    cosmicburst cosmicburst 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I was at a college party during Halloween with a group of friends. I ended up seeing a guy (we'll call him Jake) I knew at the party and we had promised to smoke one day together...
    Nohcidrac1 Nohcidrac1 18-21 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My husband had an emotional affair with a younger, prettier co-worker for about 10 months. It all started when she joined the company my husband worked for. When she first...
    private7069 private7069 41-45, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I had an affair with my best friend's husband...Rightfully, she was very angry with me and was determined to let the whole world know, and that is exactly what she did. I don't...
    tulips1122 tulips1122 36-40, F 12 Responses May 1

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    I had no idea what the pain was i was getting i went to the hosiptal and all they said was it was indigestion and gave me something that wasn't even safe for me while i was...
    penguinroxz1 penguinroxz1 26-30, F May 4

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    don’t even know where to start with this, but this is for me so what the hell about grammar and what not. On the 29th of October 2014 my life changed forever, maybe make that...
    thingsalright thingsalright 22-25, F 2 Responses May 5

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    We had met and got instantly lost in a riveting conversation at an evening function. Looking around after a while, we noted the place had emptied. Standing alone, we were the last...
    marmelade marmelade 51-55, F 16 Responses May 6

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    Okay so as a lot of us know asthma is a fairly common thing in the world but i feel not a lot of people understand how deadly asthma is and can be. I have suffered from asthma...
    Callumcd1 Callumcd1 13-15, M 5 Responses May 7

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    When I was about 11 or 12, our family got a new video camera that my Dad actually let us kids use, and we made all kinds of stupid videos in the backyard and stuff with our friends...
    wesleyd wesleyd 26-30, M May 7

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    This was the closest pic I could find that resembles her. I never got to take her pic except with my unsmart cell phone. I don't know where to start. The person I live with...
    hartinar hartinar 36-40, F May 7

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    I was 16 then and was on a trip with my classmates. We had been traveling for 30 hrs and i hadn't taken a crap since yesterday. I knew i had it coming. First it were just farts...
    lucylovexxx lucylovexxx 22-25, F 2 Responses May 8

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    This happened 7 days after I gave birth to my twins. My body began to swell up, skin got super tight and itchy, and I stopped using the bathroom. The swelling was mainly in my...
    Mep08 Mep08 31-35, F 3 Responses May 9

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    Yahallo! Today I had quite a day. Not much did actually happen but what little did happen was kind of intense! Today was the day for the annual county fair. The thought struck me...
    Lydia93 Lydia93 18-21, T 1 Response May 9

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    I guess you could call this a home uniform. This is a story told from a friend. My mom hated seeing sneakers, sandals or flip flops on boys. She also hated to see children...
    bassman21 bassman21 31-35, M May 10

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    I had my affair 7 years ago. It lasted about three amazing years! We didn't "hide" it either. I can say that I never felt alive like I did while I was with him. I felt driven...
    StressedOut2 StressedOut2 36-40 1 Response May 11

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    About 12:45 this morning I was awakened by someone trying to enter my hotel room. I wasn't afraid, just annoyed. I had secured the door and felt safe. About 10 minutes later...
    Deedle623 Deedle623 51-55, F 7 Responses May 12

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    I am 30 years old, currently pregnant. Yet on the fence of having my 3rd abortion! Nothing Im proud of at all or thought I would be facing YET Again. I have a child already that is...
    Punkino Punkino 31-35, F 2 Responses May 15

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    Hidden From Me In Canada-When I had my eldest child in March 2006 I was a month shy of 16 and since my baby's father was run off by my stepfather, I had no choice except to let my...
    BeingOracleSince90 BeingOracleSince90 22-25, F May 15

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    Houston Undercover Lucid dream: Shots fired call Last night I dreamed I went on patrol as an undercover police officer with my mother. We were both police officers and my mother...
    KingCory23 KingCory23 22-25, M 1 Response May 15

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