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    Hey. Saw your post in the gay sleevers group. Nope...most of the groups are pretty inactive. I stopped posting in the groups because realize they are like ghost towns. Much more activity on the regular forums.
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    Great progress pics!!!
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    Thanks for the welcome!!
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    Thank you all for lovely kind the messages. It's six days since surgery. I'm improving each day and taken well to to the clear fluid diet. Surgery was a painful experience but I was well looked after by the team of nurses and doctors who looked after me.
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    Thanks!!
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    Thank you. :-)
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    Thanks, it went well. Finally feeling like a human again, looking forward to the soft food stage.
  9. Came home today...feel awful...just awful
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    Came home yesterday. Feeling better. How are you doing?
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    Thank you
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About gopostal24
Sleeved or not sleeved:
I have had a gastric sleeve.
Biography:
HW -328
SW - 317
Post Surgery *309
Location:
Signal Hill, CA
Name:
Dave
Gastric Sleeve Surgeon:
Naim
Surgery date:
2017-08-22

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High School Weight

by gopostal24 on 01-15-2018 at 01:21 PM
Today I got on the scale and I saw that the scale read 236 - which is great - I've let go of 86 pounds since surgery in August - but 236 is a significant weight because in my junior year in high school, everyone got weighed in the gym - an odd school activity to be sure - but my weight that day was 236. Now some would argue that being at your "high school weight" would be a major accomplishment but at the time I remember being MORTIFIED of that weight - most kids weighed 150,160 - and

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86 Days Post Surgery - Just Posted First Before And After Pictures

by gopostal24 on 11-19-2017 at 12:28 AM
I just posted my first before and after pictures to my profile, after three months and (so far) 66 pounds lost. Yikes. The before picture was taken mid-July, the after picture was taken last Wednesday (11/8/17). I can't believe it is the same person in both pictures. It is ironic that a few people have made a big deal about the transformation but most people have either said off the cuff remarks like "have you been working out?" or "have you lost a few pounds?" or have said

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Down 50 - Halfway There - And Kidney Stones!

by gopostal24 on 10-12-2017 at 01:38 PM
Happy to report that I am down 50 pounds - just 10 days prior to 2 months post-op. Not as happy to report that I got to experience my first kidney stone and if the pain I felt is anything like child birth, I will now declare that I am never going to have children!

I am told that that issue is potentially tied to not drinking enough water - which seems to be the endless scourge. So hard to drink water when you are used to guzzling an entire glass or bottle after the gym and knowing

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3 Weeks Post Op Today - Can't Eat My Feelings

by gopostal24 on 09-11-2017 at 01:00 AM
Just wanted to do a little check-in now that I am 3 weeks post-surgery. It feels like forever and yesterday, I must say. Things are generally going well. I am in pureed foods and most I tolerate well but eggs (my family owned an egg farm when I was a kid) have been enemy number one. My stomach is still a bit sore and my energy lags a bit, but dropping 34 pounds and NEVER FEELING hunger with minimal side effects has been a blessing.

I think one of the most difficult things for

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Day 2 Post-Op Sleeve

by gopostal24 on 08-24-2017 at 11:13 PM
Well, today was day 2 of post-op (came home yesterday). And today was much better than yesterday. I was also treated for a hiatal hernia which actually physically hurts way more than the sleeve surgery. Very minimal side-effects and little pain (besides where the hernia was corrected) Today was all about eating - slowly, slowly, but the world didn't end and I am so grateful that I didn't have a lot of other issues I have seen written about here. Phew. So blessed. I know I will have to go

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Before and After Photos


Picture BEFORE 321.00 lbs. - before
Picture AFTER after - 255.00 lbs.

Member: gopostal24

Surgery date: 08/22/2017

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