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  1. Re: Gastric sleeve VS Gastric bypass surgery.

    I had the gastric sleeve, but if I were given the choice today I would prefer gastric bypass. I think it is very hard to maintain with gastric sleeve after the restriction is gone (i am 16 months...
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    1 year post op

    Hi everyone,

    I am one year post op now and feeling so good! I had all my blood work done and everything looks perfect. I take Baricol vitamins so no vitamin deficiency at all. I am only 2 kg away...
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    Longest stall, feel like crying

    I am nearly 8 months post op and I havenít loose any weight last month. I feel so discouraged I donít know what to do. It seems like whatever I do doesnít work. I tried everything, I am usually at...
  4. Re: High Total Cholesterol 6 months post op

    Thank you for your replies. I do eat a mainly protein based diet as its really the only way i can loose weight. Having said that I mainly eat seafood.
    I did look at cholesterol rise during rapid...
  5. High Total Cholesterol 6 months post op

    I am 6 months post op, lost 27kg (60 pounds) and feel great. I always used to check my glucose and cholesterol levels with a at home kit prior to surgery so yesterday I did the same. To my surprise...
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    Re: Is 800 calories ok for 4 months?

    I wasn’t told to count calories neither, but I do it anyway. I am just so afraid of not loosing counting calories make me feel like I am in control somehow. I can then say to myself “ you can’t not...
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    Re: Is 800 calories ok for 4 months?

    I had only 2 dietitian appointments included in my package and I have used them already. Maybe I eat too little carbs., I don’t really know.
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    Is 800 calories ok for 4 months?

    Hi everyone
    Just want to know your opinion on calories at 4 months.
    I am keeping it around 800 calories a day, 50-60 protein and very little carbs. My weight loss is very slow.
    I am wondering if I...
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    Re: Grainy lentil soup

    You shouldn’t have any problems. I remember eating soft foods by that time.
    Your body will tell you what you can eat and tolerate.
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    3 months post op

    Hello everyone!
    I am three months post op now and down 20 kg(44 lbs) including the Pre op diet. I just returned from a three week holiday to US and lost 2 kg on holiday for the first time in my...
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    Re: Excited

    Welcome to this forum. I found it very useful and encouraging to read the posts here. I hope everything goes well with the operation. Make sure you have some help with the kids first week following...
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    1 month update

    Itís been one month since I had surgery and here is my experience so far.
    The day of the surgery was much more painful than I would have imagined. I had a lot of cramping.The next two days were...
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    Re: 3 Months Since Sleeve

    Glad to hear everything went smoothly for you, and congratulations on such good weight loss.
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    Re: Disappointing initial weight loss

    Hi ,
    I also wrote a lengthy email to my nutritionist and she just replied saying that weight loss is not linear and keep on doing what I am doing. She said my diet looks good so she didn’t have any...
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    Re: Disappointing initial weight loss

    Yes, but I know the weight loss will be much slower later on so I thought a speedy start would have been good. So many people loose 15-20 lbs. It has always been very hard for me to loose weight so I...
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    Disappointing initial weight loss

    Hello everyone,
    Itís 10 days post op for me and I only lost 3.6 kg(7.9 pounds) so far. I canít help but feel very disappointed as it seems very low to me. I eat 400-500 calories a day and only eat...
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    Re: Day one post-op

    I am 8 days post op and I already feel much better. I had my first Greek yogurt today, and it went down with no problems albeit it took me 2 hours to eat a small cup. Sleep and drink very small sips,...
  18. Stockings and metallic taste in mouth

    Hi everyone. I am on day 4 and feeling much better. The only pain I have is my incisions.
    Just wondering if any of you had this terrible metallic taste in your mouth after giving yourself the blood...
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    Itís done!

    So I am in the hospital one day post op. The surgery went well, but yesterday I was in so much pain which kind of shocked me. I thought it wouldnít be this painful. Today I am a bit better, just did...
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    Re: Got the date!

    Hi Dutchie,
    Thank you very much for your advice. Just wondering if you have any loose skin? Your start weight is similar to mine. I am quite short though 1.57cm and 42 years old. I am a pear shape...
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    Re: Got the date!

    I have to tell you even before I decided to go for the operation I was reading your posts for encouragement. You are a true inspiration! Thank you very much.
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    Re: Got the date!

    Thank you for advice and support. I hope my only regret will be the same.
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    Got the date!

    Hello everyone,
    Just got a date for my Surgery 3rd October. I am going to have it in London/UK. I chose Dr. Andrew Jenkinson as I think he is a very good surgeon.
    I am petrified, but at the same...
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    Andrew Jenkinson or Marcus Reddy

    Hello everyone,
    I am so scared but at the same time I want to do this surgery very much. I feel its my only hope, but I still think what will happen to my two small children if something happens to...
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