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  1. 2 points
    I’m at the same point. Surgery on 3/30. Lost 15 prepped and 17 since surgery. My sw was 300 and I’m 5’8”. I feel like I should be losing faster because I see people who have lost 100 lbs in 4-5 months. At this rate, I feel like I’m not going to get there. I’m trying not to compare myself but it’s hard not to because everyone talks about how well they are doing.
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    Post-op question

    I had pain the day of surgery and the day after and needed the prescription pain meds but once i got home for surgery, I didnt need any medication
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    5 weeks post-op slow weight loss

    @fitgal2021 our stats are pretty similar (height and weight) and I had my sleeve done 1 day before you. I was 217 on the day of surgery this past Monday I was 198, so I've only lost 19 lbs since surgery, but I feel good about it because that is a lot of weight in a month. I expect my progress to slow even more since I was on the "smaller" side to begin with. I've had the same concerns as you though - how the heck will I ever make it to 140 lbs!?! But as long as I keep losing, I will trust the process, I'm just so used to getting so much weight off and then it won't budge so I give up... but now with surgery as a tool I'm hoping to keep my eating in check no matter what.
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    Purée and stall?

    Well I went down two pounds but it’s still a slow progress. Today I had my type of favorite chicken , I didn’t purée it . I just cut it up really small and chewed it a lot. Not eating food is a bummer but the reward will be great
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    Purée and stall?

    I feel the same. I started working out and I’m walking religiously and this scale is STUCK! I just want out these 200s.
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    Purée and stall?

    Yup! I’n the same damn boat . On 3 weeks haven’t gained but haven’t lost a single lb and it’s driving me crazy! All I’m eating is tuna and salmon as well! I heard it’s normal for a stall hope it ends soon!
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    Post OP tip

    See picture! so I went home on Easter Sunday and thought Premier Protein 1 gram of sugar , 160 calories, 30 protein fit all the requirements, although it did some requirements not all of them so with this surgery you must follow to the letter. the only one true protein shake that I needed was Ensure Max Protein Shake this is considered a clear protein shake and I have been able to tolerate it. the other one I poured a 1 ounce cup and sipped less than 1/4 of it and immediately my stomach did not tolerate it, kept coming back up my throat. so I hope this helps you guys when you are post OP, remember all protein shakes are not created equal.
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    No Weight Loss

    I stalled exactly at week 3 for 2 weeks. Just put some extra focus on getting as close to your liquids and protein goals and to maybe add in some more walking to try to get out of it. IT WILL start back up again so don't let it stress you.
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    No Weight Loss

    I was March 9 also and I have only lost 26
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    A little motivation

    First pic is me on Christmas in 2018 and second pic is me in early December 2020 (I was at my highest weight in the first pic and around 208 in the second pic)