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    No, they do the sleeve a bigger size than they do in Mexico. The US has all of the regulations to follow. I will say my stomach is really, really small now. It was not the case after my initial sleeve in the US. I never experienced restrictions that I feel now. I was able to eat the same amount of food as before within 3 months. I am only 7 weeks out now. I still have the restriction. I really cannot eat and drink at the same time. I have to wait 30 minutes. Otherwise, I am sick. I did not tell my family I went to Mexico for the resleeve. It was really none of their business. My husband and friend that went with me knew and that was it. It was a decision I made to better my life. My journey is finally leading to the healthy lifestyle I have longed for. Best of luck to you. It's not about being lazy, it is a tool that some of require; especially me.
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    The resleeve was a success. I feel great and can only eat a small amount of food for the first time ever. My sleeve is long but only approximately 1/2 an inch per the x-rays received and reviewed with my doctor. I have restrictions that I never experienced during my initial sleeve. It was a best decision to have the resleeve done. I have healed and have not experienced any problems. Dr. Almanza did an exceptional job on my sleeve at a fraction of the cost I had to pay for the initial sleeve in the US. I would do it again if I had to... But, I don't think it will be necessary now. Let me know if you have any other questions. Best of luck to you.
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    Salenah, I have not been resleeved. My surgery was on August 11th of 2016. what can i do to help you?
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    Sorry I did not get back with you sooner...was away from home for a few days. What are you worried about? How can I help you?
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    Hello how are you doing?
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    Congrats on your progress. How are you coming along. At 2.5 years out, I'm finding the hardest part is maintaining but I continue to work hard. I can now eat more at least a small saucer of food. I have to strive to make good choices. I've worked too hard to get to this point. Just sending you words of encouragement. I tell myself that eating the junk food does not make me nearly as happy as being healthy feels.

    Good luck on your journey im sure you have worked real hard too. Best of luck on your success
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    OH MY GOSH!!! You look FANTASTIC!!!! You go girl! You look so much younger too!
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    Looking outstanding
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    Yes I have been taken off all medications!
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    I see ya!! Lookin FIERCE!!!! Just stopping by......Keep up the great work!!!
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    Well... I never felt that sensation of burn just on the beginning first week when the drink touch my stomach because was healing. But after that nothing just when I drink to fast. Call dr. Hope u don't have stones on your gallbladder. That is another surgery. Let me know if anything changes
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    I walk around 5 hours at day 5 days a week (I am waitress) and 2 or 3 days a week a do taekwondo. But also I watch what in eating. Nothing fried, alot of water or crystal light, nothing after 6 or 7 pm., on my food I eat my protein first , chiken, salmon etc, no red meat for now and like I said pasta n rice just once a week.
    Another thing is how fast u are eating. Try to eat the more slow u can don't rush ur body. Maybe when u eating u feel pain but keep going eating, that's is you body saying I'm full...take ur time baby girl... let me know anything ok.. u can do it !!! Don't give up
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  15. Hello Salenah...I go by taf on the site. I just noticed you are from Tennessee and wanted to know how you are doing with the sleeve? I don't know if I am navigating this thing very good hope you get this...thanks.
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Hello! Everyone!!I am a mother of 4 (2 girls ages 17&20, and 2 boys ages 9 & 21) and I have been married to my high school sweet heart for over 22 years now. I have my BS degree in Family Life and social work and MS in Human Environmental Education. Currently looking for employment. I have just move to Nashville Tn. from Mo. in July. This was a big move and a big decision, just as the gastric sleeve!!! But praying it will be the best decisions all the way around!! In God I know they are the BEST DECISIONS!!! I ask every one to keep me in prayer as I take this journey!! Blessings!!!
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Protein shakes???????

by Salenah on 06-02-2014 at 11:03 PM
Do I have to drink the 64oz protein a day for the rest of my life? Just want to know to make sure I a getting my protein in and also!! My protein shots and 64 oz of water eat day!!!!
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staying hungry and constipation!! Stress is setting in !!!

by Salenah on 05-31-2014 at 04:34 PM
I have been staying hurry later and eating more…I also have had constipation for several days or over a week now!! Can anyone help me with this!!! Also my weight is staying between 231-237 for this entire month even though I have been walking and jogging for the last month 7 days a week up and down hills!!! I just don't know!! But I have been eating carbs..like pasta and a half of slice of bread!! Help!!!!!!!!!
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I really hope the stall is gone!!

by Salenah on 05-03-2014 at 08:11 PM
Hey!! Everyone !! I was in a stall for about 5 weeks!! Snh! It was very frustrating !! I stayed back and forth between 240-246
!! Last week I finally broke down to 238 and back to 242 !! Now I wine up this morning seeing a amazing number on the scale if 235!! Getting in more proteins and water and exercising!! I hope and pray I stay on top of my water intake!! Asking everyone to pray for me with in this journey! Blessings!!
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What is a stall really?? How long does it last!! 3wks.... Feeling very frustrated!!!

by Salenah on 04-22-2014 at 04:23 PM
Ok!! This stall thing been going on for the last three weeks now!! I don't understand..!!!! I have hit 240 and bounced back and forward up to 244... I walk daily atleast 2 miles or more. I am also jogging the hills as well. I have been on top of this for the last few weeks. and my results are the same. I have even been sick for the last 2 days and I only had fluids yesterday and some 4tbl spoon cabbage soup with okra. Still I haven't seen any weight loss.. dose puree' my food make a difference in

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?????no weight loss!!!!!!but i have gained 3-4 pounds.... A stall i guess!!!

by Salenah on 04-07-2014 at 12:01 PM
SHOULD i GO BACK ON MY LIQUID DIET? JUST RIGHT AT 4 WEEKS OUT!! ALMOST INTO MY FIFTH WEEK...I AM VERY FRUSTRATED!!!!!!!!
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Surgery date: 03/12/2014

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