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I Had Lapband

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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 !

    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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    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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    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 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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    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 12 Responses Jan 31, 2011

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    yes i have and i still have got it. i got bronchitis 4 and a half months ago i was given some antibiotics for about 5 days which did not get rid of it completely i was left with a...
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    yes i have and i still have got it. i got bronchitis 4 and a half months ago i was given some antibiotics for about 5 days which did not get rid of it completely i was left with a...
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