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I Want to Have Weight Loss Surgery

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 had always been athletic and sporty and played my chosen sports to really high levels at both state, national and international levels. I broke a small bone in my ankle at the...
    Fit40club Fit40club 41-45, M 6 hrs 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 10 hrs 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 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I saw my hematologist Fri and he decided to send me for a muscle biopsy and encouraged me to get a 2nd opinion from a rheumatologist. I had blood work done and he says my...
    wandawoof2015 wandawoof2015 51-55, F 1 day 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 1 day ago

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    So I've come full circle. It was approximately 2 years ago when I was always on this site constantly gaining, constantly active and constantly evolving. It was around late 2013...
    Anonymousgainer Anonymousgainer 18-21, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Any female weight loss buddy in Australia?
    gloomystar gloomystar 22-25, F 2 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 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I saw my hematologist Fri and he decided to send me for a muscle biopsy and encouraged me to get a 2nd opinion from a rheumatologist. I had blood work done and he says my...
    wandawoof2015 wandawoof2015 51-55, F 3 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 3 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 4 days 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 6 days ago

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    It comes and goes in waves. The sudden death of the kitten I "rescued" on August 10, 2015 is something I cannot get off of my mind no matter how hard I try to put it into...
    odyssey09 odyssey09 46-50 6 days ago

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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 a week ago

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    My aunt might have a enlarged heart... Due to her rapid weight loss she can't support her body right so if she does have this it's only a matter of time before she dies and it...
    Searchingforanswers5789 Searchingforanswers5789 18-21, F a week ago

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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 a week ago

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    Definitive list of the best exercises for weight loss: Fork put-downs
    cisphobe cisphobe 26-30, M a week ago

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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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    weightlossrawai weightlossrawai 22-25, M Aug 18

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    T minus 7 days until i go in for surgery on my broken back! Anybody have any ideas or thoughts who have had back surgery! My biggest concern is the bone graft from my hip... thats...
    sweetiepee101 sweetiepee101 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    If anyone is looking for a weight loss program that works, I've found one. It's shakes and protein bars but they are actually really good. You are responsible for 1 healthy meal...
    phillipturner523 phillipturner523 41-45 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I'm going to start back losing weight tomorrow. I need to lose between 45 and 75 pounds the healthy way. I would love to have a female weight loss partner. DM or reply if...
    bdg0828 bdg0828 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    I'm going to start back losing weight tomorrow. I need to lose between 45 and 75 pounds the healthy way. I would love to have a female weight loss partner. DM or reply if...
    bdg0828 bdg0828 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 16

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    I'm going to start back losing weight tomorrow. I need to lose between 45 and 75 pounds the healthy way. I would love to have a female weight loss partner. DM or reply if...
    bdg0828 bdg0828 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    How have you dealt with the weight loss and did you stop losing weight when your body hit a certain weight/proportion? The 2 years before i got EF, I lost 17 lbs while on Weight...
    wandawoof2015 wandawoof2015 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    Need a weight loss buddy to start green juicing with for like a month. Ultimately I wanna get down to at least 90kg
    theusunghero3 theusunghero3 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    Hey everyone! Just like a lot of people here, I have struggled with body image and my weight for years. (Unintentional rhyme) I love science and I'm always reading the newest...
    TheIvoryOwl TheIvoryOwl 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    Lately I've been doing a lot of research and I decided I wanted to do some surgery... But no one agrees with me everyone is always telling me these horror stories etc. I mean it is...
    XoxoJLN XoxoJLN 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 16

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    Being diagnosed, and living, with Medulloblastoma. I've never really talked about being diagnosed with cancer but with a few people. I would like to share my story. I've had this...
    Kwakwakalanooksiwae Kwakwakalanooksiwae 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    well, not technicall yet but i will be having spinal surgery on the 25th. i am getting screws and bone graft (from my hip) into the two fractures i have. i am wondering uf anyone...
    sweetiepee101 sweetiepee101 18-21, F Aug 15

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