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I Want to Have Weight Loss Surgery

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    Weight Loss Surgery

    Only if I could have had it but I can't.  I'm not that obese to have it done.  I guess it is easier having it done since it gives a boost.When people go through it, they think it is easy afterwards.  They need being readjusted and careful with there eating habits, if not, they...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 8, 2011

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    I Am Thinking About It...

    I have seriously been considering this for the past few months. I used to be athletic and I miss participating in sports, but I know alot say the risk doesn't outweigh the reward. And I know how to lose weight...you eat less and exercise more. It's not the eat less I have a...
    phillyphan78 phillyphan78 31-35, F 3 Responses May 20, 2012

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    Cannot Afford It

    I desperately want to have a gastric banding but can't afford it. My insurance doesn't cover it, either. I know it works for a lot of people. Since they do this laparoscopically it is not nearly as dangerous as it was in the past. I was told the only way to get my insurance to...
    soonermom soonermom 41-45, F 5 Responses Jun 26, 2008

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    Starting the Process

    I haven’t had the surgery yet....I have thought about it for years.....My husband didn’t want me to have it because of the possible risks, but I am going to get the surgery for myself and children....I have young children under 10 years old and I am 43...If I don...
    4everChanging 4everChanging 41-45, F 5 Responses Sep 19, 2009

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    I Want to Start My Life Already

    I need some advice!!  I've been over weight pretty much all my life but became severly obese 11 yrs ago.  I've tried joining gyms, weightloss groups, drank the shakes and even tried liquid diets.  Counselling worked for other area's of my life but didn't seem to...
    LittleWing010513 LittleWing010513 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 4, 2009

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    It was a day just like any other day (it could have even been today, I was sitting enjoying a wonderful coffee as I read my favourite book and as I again lifted the cup to my lips...
    CheekiiMonkey CheekiiMonkey 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    I've had a few of them, willing to do some more if anyone's interested. Just message me :D
    HugeChocolateFox HugeChocolateFox 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 5

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    I always tell myself and others that I dont care about clothes or fashion or trends or anything like that. Well actually I really dont care for fashion bc its weird or for trends...
    ofnoimportance ofnoimportance 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    No exercise for me. I was feeling low. I did walk a bit because my mother dropped me off a little further away from home and that was put towards me if I wanted to..so I accepted...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Apr 1

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    Daily tracking: -quick walk around circle around to my house. Hurts like hell on my legs still. Hoping it will eventually go away after all this time. It takes about 3-4 minutes...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Apr 5

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    How to build a new body in 12 months! This is an amazing story. I'm posting on how it is possible to regain your health. For the past year, I've been reading and finding useful...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls 41-45, F 6 Responses Apr 15

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    I've been having some weight problems for quite a while now. Several years after my twins, I gained weight (thank you Mirena IUD). I got up to 250 pounds. I'm now at around 238...
    darktippedrose darktippedrose 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 17

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    Hey guys try the Delgada coffee and the Iaso Tea! These are weight loss products that actually work and if your a little skeptic type the words "delgada coffee" in google and "paso...
    Totallifechange Totallifechange 18-21 Apr 9

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    I've come to the conclusion that I don't love my body as much as I should. I don't see it as ideal in any form, and I'm determined to lose weight! I exercise, do my best to eat...
    MariosGirl95 MariosGirl95 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I'm not sure what to think right now. I've gained about five unwanted pounds this year. Nothing major, still thin. Just a little bit of excess fat that I recently gained. I wanted...
    Justventingg Justventingg 18-21, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am kind of afraid that I won't feel so much like myself once I lose weight. I have always been bigger than other girls, and it just feels like it's a part of me because it has...
    ofnoimportance ofnoimportance 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 15

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    Took my measurements today. For the first time in a few months. Not at all happy with it. So I did some research and am trying to write some sort of long term workout schedule. My...
    Lydia93 Lydia93 18-21, T Apr 19

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    So I looked at myself naked. I've now gained some weird fat shapes under my breasts I didn't have before. I highly doubt it's abs forming but fat. My hips are fatter compared to...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Apr 6

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    So my boss asked me how my weight loss was coming along. I told her how I put on few lbs because I was sick and had to take a break from working out. What she said to me was...
    Scal92 Scal92 22-25, F Mar 30

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    Okay so who's willing to give this weight loss palaver another shot with me???... Deciding on letting go of negative memories of past failures and working on becoming a bolder...
    paddy2456 paddy2456 22-25 3 Responses Apr 5

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    Depressed. Tried to get our scales to work. They are old and I think the wires are broken. It only works for a few seconds and stops. It was doing crazy things. Suddenly it went to...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 4 Responses Apr 8

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    I'm in my fourth week of weight loss and have lost17 pou nds
    Bill19641111 Bill19641111 46-50, M 3 Responses Apr 16

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    So wish I could find a guy like this who could help encourage and support my weight loss goals, for him and I!
    parakeet8157 parakeet8157 51-55, F 4 Responses Apr 12

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    Why do I keep being fooled by her? I keep thinking maybe it's about me and my interests but right at the end it is always proven it is about HER. So I came in sweaty to ask her...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I was wondering if anyone has tried any weight loss pills or the laxative diet? Thanks, hope everyone's keeping good
    tamsxxx tamsxxx 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I've had lazy eye since I can remember. Everyone called me out on it, "get your eye fixed" "who are you looking at?" "your eyes are weird" "if you had normal eyes you'd be pretty...
    annatyler annatyler 18-21, F Apr 14

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    I've always been bigger than every one around me since 4th grade and even to the present. I'm miserable. It's stopped me from enjoying my life and always in the way of allowing me...
    ghozty ghozty 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    Okay so my question is why do a lot of middle eastern girls look so much better than the guys? No offence tho!! I have several middle eastern friends (I'm Caucasian) and they're...
    greenwriter greenwriter 22-25, F Apr 1

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    Hi I am recently engaged with the man I love. i don't know why but now i really want have a baby so badly . I mean I want to get pregnant an all. Ofcourse my fiance doesn't want...
    gummyloveme gummyloveme 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    heardherwhispering heardherwhispering 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    First of all i want to assure everyone reading this that i have thought about this condition.......just a bit........these past four years. Yeah, so i've made up my mind...
    ivandrago15 ivandrago15 16-17, M Apr 8

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    I need to get this off of my chest, and even though no one might not read it I will had shared it. Its been festering and usually I can just shake it off like water on a duck but...
    CaliGurl2007 CaliGurl2007 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    Im hoping to get my Gender Correction Surgery later this year, I am super excited that after 45 years Ill be a complete woman
    MelbTransgurl MelbTransgurl 46-50, T 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Going to start dieting... Forcing myself to exercise.. Stick to mostly liquids rather than food. I've started to put on weight and that makes me unhappy... I feel sick after...
    Catho Catho 18-21, F 36 mins ago

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