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FLORIDAYS last won the day on January 13 2013

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    I love my band!
  • Birthday 02/08/1960

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    Just wondering

    Don't worry yet. You may want to add some fiber. Get the kind that dissolves in liquid. Works great! And always check with your doctor to make sure it's right for you.

    Fills in Tampa

    Once I was an active contributor to this site. But I haven't posted in several years because I was busy living my life. Last year I felt it was time to visit my surgeon Dr. Will Aguila,MD for a band check only to find he'd left the practice. I met the new doctor but wasn't impressed. Didn't get a fill. Fast forward a year... I really needed a fill but couldn't find my original Dr! But as luck would have it.... I ran into him at a social function recently!! He's opened 3 offices in the Tampa Bay Area! So if anyone has been looking for him like I was please let me know and I will pass along his contact info! i just left his office with my fill. I'm back on track!
  3. To share or not to share is the million dollar question.... For a casual acquaintance like that I won't spill about the band as I don't have time to explain that while the band is a tool it in no way is the reason I lost all my weight. Sounds like you handled it well!! Best of luck on your journey!
  4. . Thanks CG..... I think that's the biggest reason people fail.... They do not commit!
  5. Ask him how many bands he has installed, what his success rate is.... Meaning how many people actually reach their goal. Granted that's not usually his fault when people don't reach the goal but if it's an overwhelming number I might wonder how good the after care was.
  6. You never really know until the time comes and you see how you feel. My surgery was on a. Thursday. I worked 1/2 days on Monday and Tuesday and back to full day on Wednesday. I was exhausted!!! LOL
  7. the unknown is always nerve wracking .... But read, research and arm yourself with as much info as you can. But most importantly listen to your dr and follow his orders above all else. Best of luck to you!
  8. Last night we went to a local sports bar to watch my team play. (Congrats Seminoles!!! ). We live in a small suburb of the Tampa Bay Area so we often run into people we know. Turns out my 2 adult daughters were at the same place to watch the game. They were standing outside talking to some guys about their ages.... 29 and 32. I didn't know these guys and when introduced they all were like... No way that's not your Mom.... Well I am not disillusioned enough to know I don't look 30 but the compliment was nice.... I asked them why they didn't think I was the Mom and they said... No disrespect but you look too hot!!! believe me when I tell you my friends... That was worth every single minute of my 22 month losing journey!!! Anyone sitting on the fence.... Commit your life to the band and you will reap the rewards twofold!

    What Does Lap Band Mean To Your Partner?

    . The removal of the pannus (sp?). It's the lose skin on the tummy and above the groin. I thinks it's pretty similar to a tummy tuck.....


    I smoke legal cigarettes and have no problem with the band. I don't know why the illegal smoke would be any different.... Except you may have to ignore the munchies!!

    Diagnosed Today After A Long Battle

    Donna.... Being informed is the first step to healing. I am sorry to hear about your situation but you are a strong gal!! You will be just fine!!

    December 2013 Band

    you had your surgery so your body is healing. The first 3 days I could barely drink anything. And e bloated feeling is from the gas the pumped in your chest cavity so the dr could see what he was doing.... Walk a lot and sip sip sip!

    Who Got Stuck For Thanksgiving?

    I didn't get stuck. Cooked food for 15 people and ate like I normally do.... No problems

    Here Are My Pictures

    You look great! Congratulations on your success!

    I Cheated :(

    I didn't cheat I was too scared my dr would cancel the surgery because my liver wasn't small enough. But whats done is water under the bridge.... Recommit and stick to it. Good luck

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