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    Re: 3 Months Since Sleeve

    Outstanding. Looks like your on the right track. Good job.
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    My 2 year update

    My 2 year anniversary was October 2, 2019 but I just had my doctor follow up yesterday. I would like to give out some info and my observations.

    The numbers. I was a 65 year old 6' tall male and...
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    Re: surgery date set

    Great news. The surgery will really help you. If your doctor has you on a pre surgery diet follow it to the letter. One of the best things about this surgery is you lose a considerable amount of...
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    Re: Goodness, I'm losing A LOT of hair!

    For me I started losing hair in month 3 and it continued until the 5th month. I noticed losing hair while taking a shower. I followed my doctors advice and took my bariatric vitamins supplemented...
  5. Re: Surgery tomorrow and I am Soo ready!!!!!!!!!!

    Great attitude. You will do well and be successful. Drink the fluids and walk, walk, walk. Keep us posted. Best of luck.
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    Re: Starting at 258

    We were all in your shoes. Remember this is all for YOU. You will be thrilled when you see 240, 230, 220, then 200 and 190, 180 until you reach your goal. When was the last time you were under...
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    Re: Pre Op Diet... I need help

    I was on a strict 2 week liquid only diet. It was tough for the first 3 days but then it was easy. I lost 19 lbs in those two weeks. my Doctor was very pleased. Remember liquid means liquid. ...
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    Re: Surgery Thursday

    You will do great. 15 lbs before surgery is great. That is more than average. Follow your surgeons instructions to the letter. You can do tis. this is for you and no one else. One of the best...
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    Re: Realistic goal weight?

    My doctor and I discussed a goal weight. He really does not believe in just setting a number. I was 6' tall at 307 lbs. He thought I could lose 75lbs. I have an athletic build and I set 220 lbs as...
  10. Thread: Sorry!!!!

    by Pheeel21
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    Re: Sorry!!!!

    Ah come on, you were in jail. Welcome back.
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    Re: OMG So Embarrassed

    I can understand the wavering. We all had it to some degree. When I decided to have my surgery I did it for MYSELF. I was sick of buying bigger and bigger clothes, not moving as well, being...
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    Re: Day After sugery

    Sounds great. A good start and a great attitude. Drink the water and follow the program and you will do great. Keep us posted.
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    Re: 18 month update

    My diet is similar to the recommended diet for all sleeve patients. Protein first, followed by vegetables and maybe a little carbs. As you transition from the post surgery liquid and soft foods to...
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    18 month update

    Hello everyone,

    I was sleeved October 2, 2017. I would like to give you some of my observations and stories.

    I started at 307 lbs. I am currently 204 lbs. I am 6' 0". I reached 204lbs in my...
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    Re: Vitamin Question

    I second the suggestion for Pro Care Health Bariatrics. I buy a 90 day supply. Once or twice a year they go on sale. Maybe 34.99 for a 90 day supply. My blood results are great after 15 months.
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    Re: Gain weight before consult?

    Why not? Drink a lot of water. The important thing is to start the process. Go for it.
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    Re: Worst Fat Moment?

    I was at a shopping mall and got on one of those machines that measure your weight and body fat and the little voice in the machine said "only one person on the platform at a time". Ha Ha.
  18. Re: Does your doctor require multiple psych appts, nutrition appts, an Upper GO and

    I had my sleeve at the Cleveland Clinic. They require 2-3 nutrition and psych appointments. They were great. The nutritionist gave me suggestions on protein supplements, vitamins, meal ideas, and...
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    Re: 5 Years Later... 12/2/13 - 12/2/18

    You are doing great. To lose all that weight and after 5 years still be very close to a goal is incredible. With regards to alcohol I can relate. I drank my whole life and knew I needed to limit...
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    Re: Doctors, energy, and losing weight

    I take all my vitamins but when I need an energy boost I take more B-12. I use the liquid with the little eye dropper. When my wife tried some for a couple days she was bouncing off the walls. It...
  21. Thread: Hair loss

    by Pheeel21
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    Re: Hair loss

    My hair loss started at 3 months. I noticed the loss while showering. My hair thinned for about two months. During my 5th month the hair loss stopped and by 6-7 months my hair was back to normal. ...
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    Re: 2 Weeks Pre-op

    B,
    You will be so happy with the new you. More fit, healthy, agile, strong and active. Your outdoor activities will be much more satisfying and rewarding. As to drinking. I was concerned about...
  23. Re: Running again and I'm going to be grandmother!

    Good job on your new running. I do have a comment though. Your daughters picture is spectacular. She is gorgeous. Is that really her or is that the photo that came with the frame you bought. ...
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    Re: Did your shoe size change?

    I lost nearly 100 lbs and my shoe size dropped from a 12 to 11 1/2. I can still wear my old shoes but new ones fit better 1/2 size down. Also I used to wear some wide sizes but all the new ones are...
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    Re: See you on the other side!

    You will do great. Best decision you ever made, Keep us posted. The folks here really want you to do well. A great group of losers.
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