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      Hey BariatricPal Members! I am excited to announce the new BariatricPal Secret Facebook group ! We are an exclusive group that is open by invitation only – and you’re invited! You can get the support you depend on from BariatricPal over on Facebook, too. We’re here for advice, encouragement, and companionship as you make your way through the WLS journey. To join the group, just click or tap this link. Then click or tap “Join Group.” And hurry! If you join within the next 15 days, you’ll be entered into a drawing to win a 1-year subscription to the BariatricPal Box of the Month Club – a $300 value! See you on Facebook!
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      Bariatric Box of the Month Club has launched!   02/12/2018

      The BariatricPal Store supports your weight loss and health goals, and we have a fun new way to do that! We are introducing our monthly BariatricPal box! Each month, you will receive a box of goodies. The box is different each month. Get the box delivered to your doorstep for $39.99 each month. You'll love discovering and trying new surprises. Your subscription continues until you cancel it, so you will never miss a month. We also offer an annual subscription to the BariatricPal box. You get the same box, plus a reduced cost of $34.99 per month and a free Yunmai smart scale! Learn more or subscribe here!

LAP-BAND Surgery Forums


The adjustable gastric band (LAP-BAND) is a less invasive type of weight loss surgery that works through restricting your stomach size. Discuss LAP-BAND related topics such as fills, LAP-BAND diets, nutritional supplements, complications and band over bypass. Share your experiences and be supportive!


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    • VSGSLAYER

      Hello I was wondering if the psych eval will determine weather or not I can have the surgery
       
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    • Sleeve1stFitNext

      My gym is closed on the weekends. I feel sad. I wish I could just go workout. I miss it. President's Day they are closed too. I am like  . This interferes with my workouts. Now, I have to workout at home. Well, I have a jump rope and a medicine ball. 
       
       
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      1. Newme17

        You can do it!

      2. Sleeve1stFitNext

        I just miss my gym. I am like, can yall be open on weekends?

    • Shells_Almost_There

      The week 3 stall is no fun! Come on!!! 
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    • Sleeve1stFitNext

      Gave my back sweat a smiley face 😊. Isn’t she adorable? Her name is Sweatie. Lol, I am annoying. Lol
      I got back down to 189.6 lbs. I have increased my cardio with weight lifting, as well as consistently worked on my Abs. 



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      1. Newme17

        Yay for you! Look at all that sweat! That’s me girl...my sweat comes out like rain, and not a light drizzle, downpour!! Lol

        I too am upping my cardio. I’m going to limit my weights to twice a week and do cardio three times. That is, if I make it most everyday.

        Keep at it! Feels so good working out like a beast! Yeah! 💪🏽

      2. Sleeve1stFitNext

        Lol, I use sweet sweat and a neoprene to help me sweat. I honestly have a hard time sweating to it makes my tummy pour down. That's where I hold most of my water and feel bloated.

        Since upping my cardio, the weight has been coming down. I think the key for me is equilibrium lol. That is the the key to everything. Also my diet has equaled out. I have no more than 40g of carbs with 120g of Protein. Limiting the fats a bit to no more than 20g. Also increasing my water intake by another 10 oz getting me up to 74 oz. This has been working and I see and feel the change.

        Yayy for being strong.

      3. Newme17

        Never had an issue of not sweating! Lol. Yes, I’m glad you upped your water intake for using the sweat gear. I’m glad it’s all working out for you too!

        Soooo....weights are on hold. Goodness even holding my phone is hurting. I slipped and fell on a grape at the grocery store! Hahahaha. Lol. It was quite comical. I can even hear the cartoon like noise when I went down. Well I tried catching myself and landed on my left hand. Feels sprained. I had it documented with the store as well, for the just in case. But I think it’ll blow over in a day or two, I hope!!! So, just cardio for me. My doc will be happy about that part...wants me to focus on cardio more. Haha.

        I was a victim but I choose to not stay the victim!!! What a glorious day!!! 😊

        ...some guy ran in to my car yesterday as well. Haha. My house alarm goes off and have to dispatch the police, all at the same time!!!! What chaos...but it’s all good. Funny too.

      4. Sleeve1stFitNext

        I hope your wrist gets better. While I was reading your post, I couldn’t help but imagine the fall and the cartoon sound. I would hold off on weights for a little too.

        Nope there are no victims here. Just strong people reclaiming their lives each and everyday.

        You had such an eventful week. Oh man, someone hit your car, police get called. I am sure you were like what else could possibly happen. Whop Whop!! PoPo knocking at the door. It’s crazy how so much can happen in a short period of time.

        The amazing thing is how we can laugh about the craziness now instead of turn to food.

        Yeah that stuff has my tummy looking like a waterfall when all is said and done.

    • Little Green

      Been feeling pretty bummed all day since it was supposed to be my surgery date. Trying to stay positive and think about the big picture!
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      1. Newme17

        Ah....I'm sorry! Not to add to your bumming, but I would be too. I try to look at things like this...when the time it comes, it was appointed, like it is supposed to happen then/or not. Does that make sense? I don't believe everything happens for a reason though, to make it even more confusing. LOL But anyhow, it'll come around and when it does, the bummed out original date won't even matter anymore! :) Hang in there hon and be blessed today, okay.

      2. FluffyChix

        Awwww! ((hugs)) I'm so sorry! I totes agree with @Newme17! I would feel the exact same way. It sucks monkey peeps! :( But her advice is sage!!! She's a tricky one! Keep your eye on her! ;)

        I want to add, that the 2 months will fly by. It's so weird. Like Christmas: when we were kids it took FOREVS to come around, and now I'm like, "FUUUUUUUUUUCCCCC*, It's already mid-February. Only 10more months to Christmas." Seriously, where did the last 6 weeks go while I was busy fartin' around?

        Hang in there sweetie. Do something good for yourself today. Prepare a lovely meal. Celebrate you!!!

      3. Creekimp13

        Sorry, Little Green. That stinks.

      4. proudgrammy

        I'm sorry too!! do you have a new date?? bummer, bummer, bummer - the day will come. i can only imagine your pain and sadness:(kathy

      5. Nessy76

        Sorry Little Green, hang in there, your day will come. -_-

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