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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 3 Responses Jul 13, 2009

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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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    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...
    fraka fraka 41-45, F 13 Responses Jan 31, 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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    My Poetry -- Sinner Or Winner !

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    dopaminegirl dopaminegirl 41-45, F Feb 22, 2011

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    This is somewhat of a rant, and I'm not sure if there's a proper group for this post, but anyways... This takes place at work (fast food), and normally the way I carry myself...
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    I am a bit late for my 10 year anniversary, sorry. I hope that someone, somewhere, is impacted by my experience. This is very personal, and sometimes I treat it as if it is no big...
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