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    Ann how are you doing? I see you are losing weight really good. How do you feel?
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    Hey Ann, I just saw your post about the ER visit and complication. I'm sure you're in good spirits but I am irritated for you that your hot gallbladder wasn't diagnosed before surgery. I'm sorry you'll have to endure another surgery. =( Please keep us posted and I hope they take care of it sooner rather than later.
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    Lol, thanks for the ignore tip! Didn't know it existed. :-)
  4. Thank you so much.
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    WOW! Thank you so much, I really do appreciate the kind words
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    Hugs back to you
    That is wonderful! I'm so glad you are doing so great. Keep up the great work <3
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    Yup! That's the one lol.
    Well i had the WTF did i do for a while.
    Have my appointment tomorrow with my surgeon will see what he says.
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    Thanks for the compliment .. This was in the resale shop . I loved it but it was too small.. But I bought it hoping to eventually fit into it . Still a bit snug but I could not believe I got the zipper up!
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    Hey, hows the gas pain??
    I remember when i was out of surgery i was asking my self why in the world did i cut.80% of my stomach!!!
    Have you had that?
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    Thank you so much!!!
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    I hope you are having a great recovery so far!!
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    How are you doing post surgery? I see you are posting so that's a pretty good sign.
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    Thank you so much for the comment. Its only in the last couple of weeks I've started to feel like I'm really getting somewhere! The stalls can really get to you but you just keep plodding along and magic happens! x
  14. Thank you for the welcome and for the links! They will be very helpful! Congratulations!
  15. So you are 3 days sleeved, how do you feel? Is sleeping in the recliner working for you? If you get pain in your lower back or shoulder, use a hot water bottle or heating pad. I'm so happy your husband is as awesome as mine and is helping you so much around the house. Be well my friend.
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About Ann2
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I have had a gastric sleeve.
Biography:
I'm 68 (now 69) and have struggled with overweight since I was 6 years old. I've been heavy, normal, heavier, slim, even heavier, normal, heavier .... You all get it.

I'm married to a wonderful man who supports my VSG journey. My goal is to become as healthy as I can as I head into retirement. I've done so many other things well in my life and refuse to let this problem defeat me.

I invite all the support anyone would like to give and offer mine to others on their VSG journey.
Location:
Missouri
Interests:
Travel, reading, writing, spending time with my husband
Occupation:
Semi-retired
Name:
Ann2
Gastric Sleeve Surgeon:
n.a.
Surgery date:
2014-08-18

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Consult: 235 lbs
My and doc's preop diet: 216 -19 lbs
M1 postop 205 -30
M2 193 -42
M3 184 -51
M4 174 -61
M5 167 -68
M6 162 -73
M7 156 -79
M8 151 -84
M9 148 -87
M10 146 -89
M11 144 -91
M12 143 -92
M13 142 -93
M14 140 -95
M15 139 -96
M16 137 -98
M17 135 -100

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5 Months Post-Op - Down 68 Pounds and New NSVs

by Ann2 on 01-18-2015 at 08:55 AM
After 5 months post-op, this morning I weighed 167.4 pounds. I'm down from 235.6 (which I weighed 2-1/2 months prior to surgery). I've lost 68.2 pounds total (which includes losses from my own pre-op diet and the doc's pre-op diet) and 48.6 pounds since surgery on August 18, 2014.

Weight loss this month slowed to 7 pounds from monthly losses that have averaged 10.5 pounds. Toward the end of Month Four my bariatric P.A. urged me to start raising my daily cals from 800 toward 1,000,

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Four Months Post-op and Down 61.4 Pounds Total

by Ann2 on 12-18-2014 at 12:29 PM
Today is exactly 4 months post-op for me. Since many people want to hear about others' experiences, here are my results so far (all in pounds):

At the first surgeon consultation I weighed 235.6
After my own two-month diet I was down 11.6
After my surgeon's two-week pre-op diet, down another 8.0
1 month post-op, down another 10.4
2 month post-op, down another 11.8
3 months post-op, down another 8.8
4 months post-op, down another 10.4

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Two Months Post-Op -- Down 24 Lbs. Post-Op, Down 42 Lbs. Total

by Ann2 on 10-18-2014 at 07:23 AM
And that headline pretty much says it all.

Very, very happy with how it's going. Had a super good VSG surgery and an easy-peasy recovery.

Four weeks post-op, I got a bonus surgery -- gallbladder was removed.

Was hitting protein targets (60-80 grams) by Day Five. Haven't thrown up once. Am now able to drink water easily, almost like pre-op. Energy is coming back strong. Clothes sizes are down from 20 to 16. Looking much cuter.

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