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I Had Lapband

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 23 People

    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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    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 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 12 Responses Jan 31, 2011

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    So I'm having or had or having I don't even no anymore, an affair with who I assume is a serial cheater A serial cheater that supposedly loves and and wants to be with me (with an...
    zoey3000 zoey3000 31-35, F 6 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I know there are people that are going to judge. And honestly, they can keep their ignorant comments to themselves because they have nothing I want. I am doing well after my...
    Singlemother78 Singlemother78 31-35, F 4 hrs ago

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    I love billy always will but his hurt me n his gone for good i feel so empty... I jus wish i was dead... Ive been crying since yesterday all he did was laugh in my face when i...
    ILoveBilly ILoveBilly 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    I was watching Phillip DeFranco and he HAD to comment on the fact that he is a fan of twerking. YOU HAVE A ******* CHILD AND A WIFE. It's men like that that make me physically sick...
    anonreader1 anonreader1 16-17, F 7 mins ago

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    Last April, not long before my 17th birthday I had gotten into a new relationship with my best friend, rather quick after coming out of a 16 month relationship. I had slept with my...
    bethscottt bethscottt 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 18

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    When I was 11 years old I had a near death and out of body experience one day. It was a cold, cloudy, and blustery Saturday afternoon back in November 2010. I was 11 years old at...
    britanderson94 britanderson94 13-15, F 15 Responses Nov 20

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    Some of you men may be able to somehow relate to my story headline, so you probably know how much it sucks when you've had the worst luck with women. As a man in my 30s, I have...
    dude2278 dude2278 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 20

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    It was last Friday. I had woke up in an alley a few blocks away from my school, night had already set and only a thin wisp of sunset laid in the canvas of the night sky. I could...
    Zancrispy Zancrispy 26-30, F Nov 22

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    I'm an affair success story. In a short period of time, my life took a direction that I never thought possible. I never saw it coming, did things I never thought I was ever capable...
    happyasever happyasever 31-35, F 8 Responses Nov 23

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    I’ve never had A great self-esteem and as a child was never concerned with health. I just ate what tasted good and ate it until I was stuffed. Once I reached high school I...
    dontgetmewrong dontgetmewrong 16-17, F Nov 25

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    I guess I never let this out and it's about time I do. It took me so long to get over it so I hope my experience can also give people a little hope if they find themselves in a...
    waterstamp waterstamp 18-21, F Nov 27

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    Hi Everyone, I hope everyone in previous messages are feeling a little better...I feel for everyone of you xx I had an abortion a week ago ;( I am not coping very well with it...
    sofiamac sofiamac 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    35 years ago I worked temporarily in Ipswich, Australia, not far from the air force base at Amberley. I had a great aunt in Ipswich and I visited her a few times. One evening she...
    Codenwarra Codenwarra 61-65, M 1 Response Dec 5

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    I met my child's father, Z at work. He was married and I I was engaged to H. It was a volatile relationship. I befriended Z. He was someone new to talk to. Something besides the...
    lostinmommyview lostinmommyview 31-35, F Dec 5

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    Well, I’d not say my wife was ok really...She could not be very surprised since I had told her that I'd look for someone else. But for the rest I had kept my relationship secret...
    tazx tazx 46-50, M 5 Responses Dec 7

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    I have been at a university for a few years now and at the beginning I had a friend who I somewhat trusted so much. We confided in each other all the time yet we fought a lot but...
    crimsonreggie crimsonreggie 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    When I first found out I was pregnant, I was scared and in shock. I never even considered an option other than abortion, although I didn't, and still don't, like that I had to do...
    merdi230 merdi230 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    On Sunday, it was my birthday and it should've been a great day but I had celebrated the day before so there wasn't much celebrating except with my family. My brother had flown...
    happyisme happyisme 13-15, F Nov 19

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    Heavily skunked before the winter comes! I decided that with the snow coming in and everything freezing over, I had to have just one last chase before I'm locked out for most...
    Tybron Tybron 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 19

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    I have always preferred railway journey to a bus journey especially when it’s an overnight one. Being tall I like to stretch myself and go to sleep. A few years back I was...
    Eddiecrow Eddiecrow 41-45, M Nov 20

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    Not me, But all my dad and his brothers have had them. My uncle had his second one last night. I had gone out to the bar because i have no uni lectures today and when i came home...
    evan151 evan151 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 20

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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...
    pussyboots pussyboots 31-35 Nov 20

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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...
    pussyboots pussyboots 31-35 Nov 20

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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...
    pussyboots pussyboots 31-35 Nov 20

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    Have you ever had dreams, vision or thoughts in your head like you had destiny with heaven or hell well I'll tell you mine when I was praying to god one day I had a strange thought...
    jeremythedaedra jeremythedaedra 13-15, M 2 Responses Nov 21

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    I'm Susan. I'm twenty years-old and I had anorexia. It went unnoticed and undiagnosed. It all started when I was fifteen years-old. I was a normal 10th grader. In fact I was...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 22

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    I had been out with my horse for about two hours, when all of a sudden, out of no where, I had the awfullest chest pain! It felt like something was crushing my entire chest, a...
    Willa91 Willa91 22-25, F Nov 22

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    This is a long one but i try to keep it as short 2 months ago, I had a dream about a girl in my class named Rachel,we're just friends but a while back i had a small crush but...
    Athenian101 Athenian101 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 24

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    Eep! Something exciting just happened!!! I am 28 years old & I have never been approached or pursued by a hot guy. Until today! I saw this guy at the coffee shop, & he was...
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    My depression is a Demon. I've had Sleep Paralysis my whole life. I have memories of dreams about what i thought were the golden eyes of my beloved rottweilers, but were instead...
    TwentyTwoReasons TwentyTwoReasons 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 25

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    I had a horrible nightmare involving my child, I still feel adrenaline pumping through me. I just want to get this off my chest before I start my day. I was with a family in their...
    alliemamabear alliemamabear 18-21, F Nov 27

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    4 months later and I am still trying to pick up the pieces from my fall. You had really done a number on me. I today still cant believe what I had done to cause this disaster but I...
    Linley242 Linley242 51-55, F 2 Responses Nov 27

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    Choosing to have an abortion, was one of the hardest decisions I have ever made in my life. I have always wanted to be a mom, no matter if it happened at the age of 17 or 45. On...
    CJerikaLynn CJerikaLynn 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 28

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    Oh, I think too much. Every time I go out, listen to music or watch TV there is always something there to remind me of you. Life has been so different without you. As bad as it...
    Linley242 Linley242 51-55, F 7 Responses Nov 29

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    Well this one's gona be a bit long and involved so let me try my best to spit it out without too much detail. So as you know from my other stories I'm blind and have been since...
    goatonicon goatonicon 36-40, M Nov 29

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    About twenty years ago I happened upon a car crash where a pickup had run head on into a Freeway Entrance sign post about a foot and a half in diameter that was on a large cement...
    OkCountryBoy OkCountryBoy 66-70, M Nov 30

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    I get inspirational emails from time to time from a website I belong to. I wanted to share this with everyone. Hugs ! Why Women Become Emotionally Devastated By A Relationship...
    timetochange2 timetochange2 41-45, F 4 Responses Dec 2

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    I went for a surgical abortion and it was equally traumatizing, I think no matter what you do it is.. I was lucky that my insurance covered me otherwise it would have been...
    kandybabieyy kandybabieyy 18-21, F 6 Responses Dec 4

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    Spent today looking after my little sister. She can be a brat sometimes and is a right tomboy but I do love her dearly even when I want just to smack her! Well mum and daddy were...
    Susanna96 Susanna96 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 6

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