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I Had Weight Loss Surgery

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    Are Anyone Else Experiencing Pain After Eating. My Daughter Had The Weight Loss Surgery (sleeve)

    About 2 weeks ago I supported my child on her decision to get the weight loss surgery.  She is doing much better.  However she does complain of pain after or during her meals, which is about 1 to 2 ozs.  I would like to hear from anyone who has had the same surgery. The Sleeve...
    balff1443jc balff1443jc 51-55 3 Responses Feb 25, 2012

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    Yay!!

    I have lost 110 in 18 months with the lap band.  It is the most wonderful thing I have ever done.  I feel good.  I look great.  I have about 50 pounds left to lose.  Unfortunately, I have hit a bit of a plateau ... so now I have...
    bluefish0526 bluefish0526 26-30, F Dec 5, 2008

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    I Had Lapband Surgery For Weightloss

    I had Lap band Surgery 4/2008 and and as of today i have lost 110 pounds, Its so weird when you see people you haven't seen in a long time and they stare at wonder what is different about you, Then they ask have you changed your hair ? I just hate that i say to myself, what type...
    Geena315 Geena315 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 18, 2009

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    I Got The Lap Band Oct. 3, 11

    I was 191, im now 126. I was over filled once and was sick for 2days straight. I throw up almost everything I eat everyday. Im so happy with the weight loss but I dont want to lose anymore. Sometimes I dont eat for days because everything makes me sick, and I feel better if I...
    acp43 acp43 41-45, F 5 Responses Mar 4, 2012

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    I'M Having LGS Surgury Monday.

    Just wanted to have some support buddies before and after surgury.
    Hopefulandpraying Hopefulandpraying 36-40 May 11, 2013

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    Nearly 8 Years Out

    In one month I will be 8 years out from having weight loss surgery.  In March of 2001 I weighed 260 pounds and after having open RNY gastric bypass surgery I lost 130 pounds and have kept it off.  I have a blog and I'm currently doing a...
    BariatricGirl BariatricGirl 51-55, F 5 Responses Feb 20, 2009

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    It Was The Best Thing.

    I had the gastric bypass surgery in late October. Since then, I've lost 100 pounds. My protein intake is adequate, but I can still eat sugar products without any problems. So I do need to use some willpower to keep this going. Still, I don't have that grinding maw inside of me...
    svirfneblin svirfneblin 41-45, M May 9, 2013

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    Weightloss Surgery

    I had my surgery on 4/9/12 and have lost 33.5 lbs. Not getting in the proper amount of protein each day.....Any advice?
    italiana71871 italiana71871 36-40 4 Responses May 21, 2012

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    Save Energy While Generating Your Own Hot Water

    Creating hot water for your house without needing to use electricity or other kinds of fuel is one way you are able to wind up saving money each and every year. While some of you may have heard about using a solar heater in order to develop your hot water, you're going...
    zixiutangsbs zixiutangsbs 31-35, M Nov 13, 2013

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    Lap Bandit

    I had the lap band surgery on October 16, 2007 and I've lost 20 lbs.  I've lost a lot of inches but no real weight loss since.  I have had three fils, but I can still eat as bbefore just slower with smaller bites.  I'm thinking my band is too big or something is...
    redTexan redTexan 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 8, 2008

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    Cat Play . . . Plicate

    Hello WLS-ers I will be having fabulous life changing WLS this month. I am very excited about it. I am soon to be a Play-Cat (plicated) and I have already begun my weight loss journey. For this particular WLS procedure you have to begin by losing 5% of your present body...
    EspieAngel EspieAngel 36-40 Jul 8, 2012

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    Changes

    I had Weight Loss Surgery on May 23rd, 2007. It's been 4 months and I'm down 72 pounds. Today was the very first time in my life that I shopped at a juniors clothing store and could actually fit things (without looking horrible, lol). I bought a sweatercoat because I've noticed...
    OregonsMisfit OregonsMisfit 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 8, 2007

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    I Had Rny Gastric Bypass

    I had my gastric bypass surgery on May 27Th 2011.I was 40 years old. I had gone from overweight, to obese, to morbidly obese, and in the days before my operation I weighed in at 360lbs on a just under 5foot7 inch female frame. So I had even gone past morbid obesity into the...
    RammiGal RammiGal 41-45 5 Responses Aug 2, 2011

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    Lap-banded

    In November 2006 I had lap-band surgery. Since that time I have lost 75 pounds. This surgery has been such a life altering experience for me. I have no regrets whatsoever! I still need to lose 50 more pounds to get to my goal weight. I haven't lost any weight for months because I...
    chaosinanutshell chaosinanutshell 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 28, 2007

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    Had Gastric Bypass (gastric Sleeve) On July 28, 2008!

    it's been less than a week (had surgery last monday) and i can already see and feel a dramatic difference.  i actually got noticed by a guy tonight for the first time in years (well, feels like years). my surgery was akin to the lap band in that it's restrictive, not the...
    dreamraider dreamraider 36-40, F 9 Responses Aug 3, 2008

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    Had Vsg a Year Ago and Loving It!

    I had a vertical sleeve gastrectomy in Mexico a year ago (Dr. Alberto Aceves of the Mexico Bariatric Center was my surgeon). I wasted years trying to get insurance to cover my weight loss surgery (WLS) in the US. I didn't want the band or bypass for several reasons and am so...
    lovemyvsg lovemyvsg 56-60, F 1 Response Aug 18, 2009

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    There are many products available to help with weight loss. These products may be useful, and you want to be sure you look into them thoroughly prior to using any of them.You can...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    The article below describes some methods that can have you feeling better about your weight and look great.You need to watch how many calories or fat grams that you consume in...
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    Ugh where to start. I was always a "normal" size up until i was about 13. But even when i gained some weight i was only a tad bit over weight. I became depressed over personal...
    ramonascur ramonascur 18-21, F Mar 14

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    It's been awhile EP friends!! About a month ago I posted on my weight loss and currently still maintaining the same weight. I had chicken pox a month ago too and was off track. I...
    courtsley courtsley 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 7

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    so we are doing this competition at work regarding weight loss, I was talking to my coworker about our strategies. He told me he's doing not much, he's eating calzones and doing 1...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 5

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    I tried no calorie dinners, exercise and nothing helped until I joined a diet called slimming world which is a weight loss group!! I'm so thankful for it!! I was 10st 9 and now I'm...
    Mistygemma92 Mistygemma92 22-25 Mar 19

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    does anyone anyone at all live in the Detroit/Redford Michigan area who can help me lose weight I'm overweight and need help getting to 125lbs anyone interested? maybe we can work...
    KaiFields1245 KaiFields1245 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 15

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    So I'm training to lose weight so i can fight as a mma fighter in class i want be in. I was recommended by a close friend and mentor to try a weight loss challenge called the 24...
    nsmoov nsmoov 18-21 Mar 19

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    I am 33 yo and have been obese my whole life. I would never take my shirt off in front of other people. I was miserable... In the past few months I joined an at-home work out...
    beyondthethought beyondthethought 26-30, M 4 Responses Mar 5

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    My weight loss well lets say thats a been a complete and total bomb. lol I'm not sure what happened. It started around the time I got on my meds for my bipolar. I couldn't seem to...
    WickedlilAngel WickedlilAngel 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I'm going on a 1200 calorie a day diet. After battling anorexia and bulimia for almost two years now, and after being in recovery for nine months, I think I'm finally ready to go...
    punicorn1 punicorn1 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    i had 19 eardrum surgerys, 21 dental surgerys, adnoids removed, sinus surgery
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M a week ago

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    i had 19 eardrum surgerys, 21 dental surgerys, adnoids removed, sinus surgery
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M a week ago

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    im having surgery to remove more then half my cervix because I found out i have high grade dysplasia and cancer of the cervix i am very nervous amd scared i recently had a daughter...
    Brandee1989 Brandee1989 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    Since July 1st 2014 to present time March 2nd 2015.7 months I've loss so far a total of 80 pounds. 335 down to 255.I go to the gym 7 days per week.I walk 5 to 10 miles per day.At...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M 7 Responses Mar 2

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    Wow! So today I had labiaplasty. I'm laying in bed recovering and I'm so happy. I also got an IUD insertion and that's really the only pain I'm having right now. It just feels like...
    kelizabethh kelizabethh 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I received a letter from the Calgary City police about 2 days after I returned home from my over night stay at the hospital. They said they were now in possession of all my...
    paganknight72 paganknight72 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    I've actually had several surgeries, most pretty insignificant.  However, in 2011...at the ripe old age of 47, I had emergency double-bipass.  I had told a number of my...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 5 Responses Mar 11

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    I didn't eat chocolate,sweets,fattening foods for 2months.And I walked 10kilometres a day.I am young,I don't understand why I can't loss weight...
    ughjustfiveminutesmore ughjustfiveminutesmore 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Well...many decades online and this is my first post/blog. It's early/late and I'm tired..yet as usual (for the past 3 months) wide awake. It's time to get this out, at least to...
    mydearestbeloved mydearestbeloved 70+, M Mar 5

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    I broke my knee one summer, and it needed surgery to be fixed. I'm also having surgery later this year to fix my weird jaw.
    fireraven23 fireraven23 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 12

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    I've ben on the thrive experience for a while now in preparation for my wedding May! I'm so excited to show of my loss of 19 lbs since Jan. I have energy to do all the planning...
    bporch bporch 22-25, F Mar 17

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    My mother suffered a major heart attack on April 20th, 2014. No trace of cardiac trouble prior. They were performing surgery for stints and she had another heart attack while they...
    melsteatime melsteatime 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    I had discectomy (L4)/ laminectomy (S1) in 1991. The disc was completely removed. Although I feel the surgery was tremendously successful, I still deal with lumbar pain from time...
    johnstlouis johnstlouis 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 21

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