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I Want to Have Weight Loss Surgery

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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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    Why Have Surgery If You Don't Have Too-i May Have Something That Works For You All

    My name is Lisamarie and I hate to see people have surgeries for weight loss if they don't have too and I don't like to see people stress about there weight too. My cell number is (907)590-9315. There is a full refund if it does not work for you. And it is way cheaper than...
    Jan 16, 2013

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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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    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 4 Responses May 20, 2012

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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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    Please Think Twice About The Surgery, I Have A Friend Losing Her Teeth......

    Ok, I realize weightloss or the lack of it can be frustrating and hard on your self esteem, affect your life in more ways than I can imagine. I only had 50 lbs to lose, but my friend had this surgery a few years ago and now .... she has gained all the weight and more back, and...
    Jan 14, 2013

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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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    Related Experiences

    My surgery date is 8/16/14... I have 17 days left before I start my pre-op liquid diet. Ready to change my life. CW/HW: 270
    ilauren18 ilauren18 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I considered this surgery. Someone message me I have so many questions!
    MrsGigalowJr MrsGigalowJr 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    5/6/14! I can't even believe how much my life has changed. I'm a whole new person and loving life so much!!
    emariexx emariexx 22-25, F Jul 8

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    So like im trying to get weight loss surgery. My surgeon wants me to first lose 130lbs before he will operate. He had originally put me on a strict 1000 calorie diet. i did great...
    sadisticbitch sadisticbitch 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I did great today. I exercised for 4 1/2 hrs today. I lost track of time. Was busy chatting. Id rather thst than eating though. Lol I burnt over 2000 calories. Lol Maybe thatll...
    sadisticbitch sadisticbitch 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    One might not require to visit the project out middle or maybe the day spa or perhaps pretty much any health and fitness center plus start using a good deal simply to thin to...
    celifit celifit 22-25, M a week ago

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    Female 5'5 118lb goal weight: 100lb or under looking for a weight-loss buddy
    Eliseswallow Eliseswallow 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    He then started to consider me by way of hypnosis and permitted me to really relax and begin to beat my worry of freaking out in front of a classroom of students. Once the session...
    Joshua603a4yn8 Joshua603a4yn8 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I've been overweight for most of my life. the last time I remember and have evidence of being at a healthy weight, I was 12. I'm 34 now. I've tried everything from Diet Alone to...
    cgravesthoma cgravesthoma 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Hey! I really need to lose weight I'm into fashion and like wearing cute clothes but I have a round stomach and thick thighs Want to look better in things and get abs; guessing...
    iwanttobepretty iwanttobepretty 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    A new milestone hit! Dell came to work last week and were giving away T-shirt's. I got one yesterday. An x-large! Guess what???? It fits perfectly! I cried when I put it on and...
    LostAriel LostAriel 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm in my twenties and I have had hearing loss since birth. I'm not sure if it's genetic but my mum told me that a doctor commented that I have a structure deformity. I tried...
    lavienrose lavienrose 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    I was doing really well for the past few months but within the last week I've eaten fast food 3-4 times and now I've decided not to eat an actual meal unless it's like a sandwich...
    500daysofkate 500daysofkate 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    yesterday was a very good day for me. totally did great. i burnt every single calorie i ate plus 300+ calories beyond that. now thats how u do it. totally going to see if i cant...
    sadisticbitch sadisticbitch 26-30, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Hey there :) I'm eighteen, starting college in the fall, and weigh 290 lbs... I REALLY think it's time for me to get control of my life and my eating and I'd like to share that...
    ratherbeknitting ratherbeknitting 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    EP is making loose all hope for mankind.
    stovetopstef stovetopstef 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    I want a weight loss buddy now.... :D😌
    dvniele dvniele 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 2

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    Was scripted by doctor and he upped the does as required. I was fining my anxiety improving, a lot, so I asked could I stop the medication. BEST THING EVER FOR PRO ANA, withdrawal...
    Sasha787 Sasha787 16-17, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    had surgery on my dominant shoulder on april 24. it was arthroscopic, had 10 incisions which were done to treat/repair 1 full thickness with a graft and two partial tears, remove...
    pdpcuffed pdpcuffed 66-70, M 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    In this article, a fantastic topic will be discussed, that's, lose weight fast fast and safe. Generally speaking, physical exercise and eating healthily habit would be the basis of...
    lidadaidaihuanew lidadaidaihuanew 18-21, F Jun 25

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    pkay I am researching what people look for when losing weight my boss is starting a weight loss retreat program please give me some feedback what do you turn too to lose weight...
    wieghtlosssavior wieghtlosssavior 22-25 1 day ago

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    Okay... This is semi accurate. I do want to lose weight, I'm in my natural wall hitting area. It's weird. I don't try to lose weight, I just do... I lose and gain around 50...
    Drechavo Drechavo 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    The key to losing weight is eating gluten free and eating low-glycemic index foods!!!! Don't use these "magic weight loss pills" yes they will help you lose weight, but once you...
    courtneyyyx331 courtneyyyx331 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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    Nowadays, increasing numbers of people get trap in overweight. Many boys and girls wish to lose weight quickly for various reasons. For instance, their marriage ceremony is in...
    lidadaidaihuanew lidadaidaihuanew 18-21, F Jul 10

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    At times I feel like I could take on the world! I last felt like that when I was on top of my weight loss. Then, I got on this plateau. I hung on for months. At the last weight...
    kipu52 kipu52 56-60 2 days ago

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    Hard as hell to do but feels good doing it. I have lost a lot of weight and continue to lose weight to this day. It has been hard but gratifying and I plan to stay fit even after I...
    fromthewest fromthewest 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 24

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    My name is Kelli. Attached is my before and after picture!!! I'm 24 years old and a I would love to share my short but great story about weight loss that might help you in your...
    kellirae22 kellirae22 22-25, F Jul 8

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    My name is Kelli. Attached is my before and after picture!!! I'm 24 years old and a I would love to share my short but great story about weight loss that might help you in your...
    kellirae22 kellirae22 22-25, F Jul 8

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    Okey, I'm getting ridiculously paranoid about my weight like every form of reflection I have to look in just to check what I look like, I'm a 15 year old girl and I've never worn a...
    Nirvanagirl Nirvanagirl 16-17 Jul 14

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    I have a sister who is slightly chubby, she is conforming to pressures of thin and beautiful, and at 11 years old, never leaves the house without a swimsuit on to give herself a...
    NiaomiW NiaomiW 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I've never been in my right weight. I'm 18 now and weighs 74kg:'( I have 50 lbs to lose and will be starting my weight loss journey for a healthier and more beautiful me!
    suthidabear suthidabear 18-21, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm so excited to have lost 28 of the 50 pounds I'm working on losing!  I got really lucky and found about this great program that offers a free Health Coach!  I have...
    AKHockeyMom AKHockeyMom 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    newbody76 newbody76 36-40, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I use a weight loss tracker to keep a calorie count, and looking at an average day, I eat nearly 5000 calories every day, and when the app estimates my weight five weeks from now...
    gettingsofat gettingsofat 18-21, M 3 Responses Jun 30

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    My name is Kelli. Attached is my before and after picture!!! I'm 24 years old and a I would love to share my short but great story about weight loss that might help you in your...
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    My name is Kelli. Attached is my before and after picture!!! I'm 24 years old and a I would love to share my short but great story about weight loss that might help you in your...
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    My name is Kelli. Attached is my before and after picture!!! I'm 24 years old and a I would love to share my short but great story about weight loss that might help you in your...
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    My name is Kelli. Attached is my before and after picture!!! I'm 24 years old and a I would love to share my short but great story about weight loss that might help you in your...
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    My name is Kelli. Attached is my before and after picture!!! I'm 24 years old and a I would love to share my short but great story about weight loss that might help you in your...
    kellirae22 kellirae22 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    Down another couple of lbs bringing my weight loss total to 132lbs. I never thought I'd say it, but I kinda miss my belly...
    CloseButNoGuitar CloseButNoGuitar 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 10

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    Hi everyone! My name is Craig and I am here hoping to help anyone who is ready to help themselves!! I was recently turned onto a company that has incredible products and a...
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