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sjohn185

Gastric Bypass Patients
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About sjohn185

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  • Birthday January 16

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    Female
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    Bookkeeper
  • City
    Rochelle
  • State
    IL
  • Zip Code
    61068

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  1. The process has been AMAZING so far!!! I am 6 moths post op. My surgery was Nov 08, 2016. I am down 100Lbs as of today. Not a ton of sagging skin but I work on my bowflex everyday and get a full body oil massage every other week (including cupping) to help my skin.  I have only had a few minor issues with vitamin absorbtion. I get Iron infusions once a week and give myself B12 shots once a week. But that is nothing!! and I feel great!

    I still hate that sick feeling after I eat! I try many different foods but Greek yogurt w/ protein is the ONLY thing that doesn't make me feel like crap after I eat it.  The feeling always passes in about 30 min but that 30 min is spent feeling like I need to lay down or get sick. Anyone that says this is the 'easy' way has NO idea what we go through EVERY day! you don't realize how much of a luxury eating was till you can't. My before and after is attached.

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    1. biginjapan

      biginjapan

      Congrats! You look great! I hope I can hit 100 pounds lost by the time I hit six months as well. I'm sorry to hear that you are still having food issues - I really haven't had that problem much, although last night was the first time in a long time I felt incredible discomfort after I ate. I guess for bariatric patients it means a longer struggle finding foods that work for us.

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