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I Had Weight Loss Surgery

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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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    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 46-50, M May 9, 2013

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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 4 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    MaryVanH MaryVanH 51-55, F 1 day ago

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    I'm at an annoying stage in my weight loss where most large shirts fit very loosely on me and yet medium shirts are too tight for me to comfortably wear. I hope that I can start...
    PapaSun56 PapaSun56 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    Fit40club Fit40club 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    Howdy! I was born in 1961 with several congenital defects, most corrected by surgery. Soon after birth, the medical staff saw immediately I had both a heart defect and a fistula...
    just2curious2 just2curious2 51-55, M 2 days ago

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    Converting my weight into all measurements makes me feel all sorts of things but for definite I need to smash my weight loss for the next 6 weeks ready for a friends wedding need...
    Blondie2903 Blondie2903 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I apologize if this is not in the correct format to submit as I am new to the Group. I have read the comments while doing some research and felt I needed to post something.Please...
    CoachJohn60 CoachJohn60 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    Anonymousgainer Anonymousgainer 18-21, M 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    Any female weight loss buddy in Australia?
    gloomystar gloomystar 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    what are weight loss secrets. what burns the most cal. any tips on how to loose weight, and fast.
    mewkitty911 mewkitty911 13-15 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    If you want to lose real weight, try this new way which I have learned about.
    neoroan0ke neoroan0ke 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    Why is Adele the cover photo on here??
    gish1893 gish1893 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I had gastric bypass on 7/13/15. Surgically the procedure went well. Everything healed really fast and the pain went away within 2 weeks. I've lost over 50 pounds in under 6 weeks...
    LETICIA2000 LETICIA2000 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    My first Blog about weight loss and happiness!!! please like read and share http://daydayrobinson.com/2015/08/20/i-was-obese-but-happy/
    lileminemxxl lileminemxxl 22-25 6 days ago

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    hello everyone! I'm very excited to be here, and to have found support for gastric bypass. I am having surgery on 09/16/15 and I am SO scared! I only have two people who support my...
    cameoanne cameoanne 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
    manusundr manusundr 46-50, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I was sleeved 7/21/15.... As of today I am down 35 lbs... I am ready to be eating real foods again. Even if it is just a bit or two. I got 1 more week and then I will be able to...
    BlueRose601 BlueRose601 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I had my surgery 6 days ago. It was the most painful thing I think I have ever gone through.My first back surgery was over half my life ago, so I don't really have too many good...
    bluepinky12 bluepinky12 31-35, F Aug 21

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    Had spinal fusion Monday the 17th anterior and some screws , pedicles posteriorly . L5 S1 Got home last night . Trying to get comfortable in my own bed , it's hard , feel my legs...
    zoezoejayne zoezoejayne 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    Nothing sucks more than that moment you try to get your jeans on and realize they're a lot tighter than usual. I wish weight loss was easy!
    coolestdweebyahknow coolestdweebyahknow 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    Anybody who wants to see my progress in pictures on weight loss, message me because some a-hole keeps flagging my pics...
    ItsMeNobodySpecial ItsMeNobodySpecial 18-21, M Aug 20

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    Definitive list of the best exercises for weight loss: Fork put-downs
    cisphobe cisphobe 26-30, M Aug 20

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    Been working on figuring all this out. 87 lbs gone. http://pinkelephantsisters.blogspot.com/2015/08/weight-loss-journey-nephew-adventures.html
    KandyFoxx KandyFoxx 31-35, F Aug 19

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    Been working on figuring all this out. 87 lbs gone. http://pinkelephantsisters.blogspot.com/2015/08/weight-loss-journey-nephew-adventures.html
    KandyFoxx KandyFoxx 31-35, F Aug 19

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    Been working on figuring all this out. 87 lbs gone.http://pinkelephantsisters.blogspot.com/2015/08/weight-loss-journey-nephew-adventures.html
    KandyFoxx KandyFoxx 31-35, F Aug 19

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    I'm getting close to my goal, just another 7 pounds to go. About a month ago, I plateaued by choice, as I realized that i was going to sabotage my weight loss plan if I didn't...
    MetalRooster MetalRooster 31-35, M 4 Responses Aug 18

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    In desperate need for tips on weight loss
    SexyLinda92 SexyLinda92 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 18

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