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10 weeks post op

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Started by Kelly G., Jun 18, 2010 11:47 AM
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    Kelly G.

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Posted June 18, 2010 - 11:47 AM

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I am 10 weeks post op today. Like many people here, I am thrilled with my sleeve. I lost 16 pounds on my 2 week pre op diet and am down 55 pounds total. I have not had any problems at all and basically eat whatever I want other than I avoid serious carbs. I walk about 10 to 15 miles per week. I also swim in the lake from time to time and have been very active on outside projects. My blood pressure has remained perfect since getting off of my 2 meds 9 days post op. Also, I was diagnosed in December 09 with diabetes and that is gone!! I am very happy that I made the decision to have the surgery. This site is what gave me the information needed to make the decision. Thanks to everyone for the information found here on VST:thumbup:


    Dansha

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Posted June 18, 2010 - 12:10 PM

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Kudos on your progress thus far. Keep up your hard work. It's great you don't have to take meds anymore. That's one of the things I'm looking forward to is not having to take my blood pressure meds. Keep us updated. Again job well done.
Deb


    Swiftflow

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Posted June 18, 2010 - 8:13 PM

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Great work! Congrats on the success!


    SParkle

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Posted June 19, 2010 - 12:38 AM

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Fantastic weight loss - well done! Keep up the good work and yo'll be at target in no time.

Kathy


Posted June 21, 2010 - 10:44 PM

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That is wonderful news! It sounds like everything is just falling into place and this new lifestyle seems to be feeling very natural for you. I'm very happy for you :001_wub:


    deedee

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Posted June 22, 2010 - 3:19 AM

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Great job on working your sleeve with all that exercise and also all of your health victories!!!


    lavonwarrior

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Posted June 24, 2010 - 6:05 PM

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WOW! How do you have the energy to walk 10 to 15 miles a week. I am so exhausted and tired I can barely get in 5. Please tell me it gets better! :willy_nilly:


    Kelly G.

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Posted June 24, 2010 - 6:11 PM

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I have always had pretty good stamina with walking, even when I was at my heaviest. I am fortunate that I have been able to eat enough to keep up my energy levels and the energy is better now after losing weight. Hang in there, you will get there.


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