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I Had Lapband

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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 8 Responses Jan 31, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I hear those words every day on EP and many other sites & phone calls, from people of all education & backgrounds. You do not have to live that way! Having money is a choice you...
    usepageo usepageo 51-55, M 1 hr ago

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    A TUMOR IN MY PANCREAS!! AT 19 YEARS OLD!! i had 3 surgeries in 2 months it all started when i was around 38 weeks pregnant i went in the hospital with high blood pressure so i was...
    Thatinkedlovexo Thatinkedlovexo 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    I hear those words every day on EP and many other sites & phone calls, from people of all education & backgrounds. You do not have to live that way! Having money is a choice you...
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    I haven't had an affair. They require secrecy and that's against my value system and I think damaging to my relationship with my wife. I have had an ongoing regular sexual...
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    I've only had one close friend in my entire adulthood. We are in our mid thirties now and became BFFs at 18. We've been roommates at times and have been through so much together...
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    LMAO, I wish I could be like that in real life. I am but not when it comes to shove... I think. The only dream I can remember was this dream but it was only a dream. I was in an...
    LoveUnite LoveUnite 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I lost my baby at 10 weeks and 4 days. I didn't know until I was 12 weeks. 18th January 2016. I had no symptoms I thought everything was fine. They scanned me and told me there...
    HannahTutt1 HannahTutt1 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Once i had to go to someone's house to replace a TV because it's my job. The person that owned the house was a woman in her forties named Sandra and she had a son. When I was...
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    It was during the summer. I was out of school and house hopping since I had no stable home to go back to. It was a difficult year. I felt like dying every day. I had bouts of...
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    There was someone who I performed with years ago; for the sake of this story, I'll call him Greg. Greg and I had performed in several community theater productions. Being near him...
    PhillyAutismGuy PhillyAutismGuy 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It was my teacher.... Sometimes my **** gets on the wrong side of my boxers and i shift them often(it happens!). Well one time, I shifted it during class (more like 8 times XD...
    VintageNebula85 VintageNebula85 13-15, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Here's the story of our relationship Helpful facts - When we met I was 17, she was 25. I am now 18 and she is 26. She also has a 4 year old daughter. We met on Xbox on June 28...
    EnergyUS EnergyUS 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    3 years ago I went with my friend Peyton to Pennsylvania for a friends party. We were half way there and i told her i had to use the restroom pretty badly. She said ok and agreed...
    peegirl56 peegirl56 26-30, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    lol Mmm yes!! *nods head* Lol,so a couple of months ago i was thinking about personality types and my ideal guy and i remembered him :) I was trying to remember as much as i could...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Let's discuss the difference between being punished by a teacher versus being sent to the principal (or headmaster in the UK and elsewhere) for punishment. The one and only time...
    julietx julietx 36-40, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am in my second semester of college, and found out the day I finished my first semester that my boyfriend and I were pregnant. I have built my entire life around being a mother...
    mimi620 mimi620 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    The late sixties and early seventies I lived in a smallish town where all types of drugs came before entering the big cities along interstate 95. I had an excellent job making a...
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    It started when I was younger, with seeing balls of light and hearing my name being called. Now it manifests itself in more subtle ways. Once I had a very sharp pain in my hand...
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 1

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    There was one person that I met on my first job. A person whom become my friend, best friend, partner in all the crazy stuffs that I do. Every day we had exchanges of messages...
    stunnedprincess stunnedprincess 22-25, F Feb 1

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    Through this site, I met someone who has become very dear to me. We had been talking intimately for the past 7 months, we professed our love toward each other, exchanging lovely...
    PerfectStrangerForYou PerfectStrangerForYou 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    Johnny and I had fun this afternoon! And of course he tickled me all over! My uncle left cause he had to go to the store for something and he told us to have fun! We started off...
    CreepypastaFan2016 CreepypastaFan2016 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    So this happened on jan. 17, 2016. I had a nightmare of my friend got shot. There was more to it but that was all i remembered when i woke up. I had this strong feeling it was real...
    Katdabrat Katdabrat 26-30, F Jan 30

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    I live alone in a small apartment in Nevada. Last night I had one of the worst experiences I've ever had with sleep paralysis. I've experienced SP before and it's nothing new to me...
    ChloeRivers ChloeRivers 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    I was circumcised at the age of 13 for the first time. I had never had trouble with my foreskin and I had no problems retracting it. however, my parents so it fit to have it done...
    jess8895 jess8895 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 29

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    Hello, I am 20 years old, I got pregnant sometime in August and was around 4 and half weeks when I had my abortion. When I first found out I was pregnant, I was so happy, I kept...
    Maire268 Maire268 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    Hello, I am 20 years old, I got pregnant sometime in August and was around 4 and half weeks when I had my abortion. When I first found out I was pregnant, I was so happy, I kept...
    Maire268 Maire268 18-21, F Jan 28

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    I was my ex yesterday and i had a dream about him last night it was so awkward honestly in my dream i went to see him and he told me he loved me and I think we were shopping with...
    sabzzzz sabzzzz 18-21, F Jan 26

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    I've been smoking weed for about a year now, so it's not like it was my first time. I've smoked weed at least 3 times a day for the past six months. And I was with a friend one...
    Dnicole0842 Dnicole0842 18-21 Jan 22

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    as i was laying on my coach this evening trying to figure out what should I decided to do about my situation i ran into this site and was encouraged. See i was diagnosed with...
    splendor05 splendor05 46-50, F Jan 22

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    i had an emotional affair with my ex boyfriend and my husband just found out today who I was speaking to. I have not been this low in such a long time. my husband travels Monday...
    embelina06 embelina06 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 22

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    I will turn 27 this year, in March, and have never even gotten close to having a boyfriend, never been kissed and all that. And while I do confess there are times when I am...
    MantisReligiosa MantisReligiosa 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 22

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    So there I was, in church, and I had to let one rip. I'm quite religious, and even though I love messing my pants and fa_rting loud, I refrained from doing so. I started to let a...
    poopyPantsAllDay poopyPantsAllDay 13-15, M Jan 21

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    I had a check up today and missed school this morning. I had to sit and wait in a cold doctor's office with my shirt off and the door closed. My weight, height and chest were...
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