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weneebug

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    weneebug got a reaction from Julie norton in Lapband restriction   
    I am 2 years and 4 months post op from Lap Band and just now feel like I may be at the point I should be. I've been doing very slow fills and finally feel like I'm to the point that my restriction is good. I've lost 48 pounds and have 20-30 to go. I just hope that it continues. It is so hard knowing whether you are in the right spot. It's been a struggle but I think I may finally be there. Anyone out there that has took this long to get to good restriction? I feel like it is a crazy amount of time.
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    weneebug got a reaction from Julie norton in Lapband restriction   
    I am 2 years and 4 months post op from Lap Band and just now feel like I may be at the point I should be. I've been doing very slow fills and finally feel like I'm to the point that my restriction is good. I've lost 48 pounds and have 20-30 to go. I just hope that it continues. It is so hard knowing whether you are in the right spot. It's been a struggle but I think I may finally be there. Anyone out there that has took this long to get to good restriction? I feel like it is a crazy amount of time.
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    weneebug got a reaction from yarkcin5 in Freaking out   
    I haven't had any complication so far!
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    weneebug got a reaction from Loriey in Lapband won’t open until evening   
    I'm struggling with the same thing right now. I have trouble until evening. I can get stuff down in the morning but it hard to get yogurt or even a Protein Shake down. It actually hurts and feels like it just sits in my chest. I as well don't think I am too tight because I can eat a large portion in the evening. I just had a feel last week so I'm trying to tough it out and see how it goes.
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    weneebug got a reaction from Loriey in Lapband won’t open until evening   
    I'm struggling with the same thing right now. I have trouble until evening. I can get stuff down in the morning but it hard to get yogurt or even a Protein Shake down. It actually hurts and feels like it just sits in my chest. I as well don't think I am too tight because I can eat a large portion in the evening. I just had a feel last week so I'm trying to tough it out and see how it goes.
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    weneebug got a reaction from tallgirl1 in Flying with the lap Band   
    I have a question about flying with the lap band. My doctor has recommended that I have some Fluid removed before my flight. How much do they normally remove and will they put it all back in at one time when I return? I don't want to have slowly build back up to where I am. I am probably one fill away from being green.
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    weneebug got a reaction from Lexigurl82 in Sick of the BS   
    I am probably not much help as I have been married 25 years...lol. I think the best relationships happen when you least expect it. I believe it will find you if you quit searching so hard!
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    weneebug got a reaction from healthmatters in Alternate ways to deal with excess skin   
    This is my worst fear of loosing weight! I want to be skinny so bad but I am almost sure that I am not going to be totally happy with the results (sagging skin). There is no way I can afford plastic surgery. Someone please come up with a miracle before I loose all the weight!!!!
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    weneebug got a reaction from Melena68 in How often so you weigh in?   
    Unfortunately, I am obsessed with the scale! I know I shouldn't be but I weight at LEAST once a day.. sometimes more than that. I know it's not good but I just can't stop! I do get down and out when I go up a pound or just stay the same but I still have to weigh at least once a day.
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    weneebug got a reaction from Lexigurl82 in Sick of the BS   
    I am probably not much help as I have been married 25 years...lol. I think the best relationships happen when you least expect it. I believe it will find you if you quit searching so hard!
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    weneebug got a reaction from Lexigurl82 in Sick of the BS   
    I am probably not much help as I have been married 25 years...lol. I think the best relationships happen when you least expect it. I believe it will find you if you quit searching so hard!
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    weneebug got a reaction from Melena68 in How often so you weigh in?   
    Unfortunately, I am obsessed with the scale! I know I shouldn't be but I weight at LEAST once a day.. sometimes more than that. I know it's not good but I just can't stop! I do get down and out when I go up a pound or just stay the same but I still have to weigh at least once a day.
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    weneebug got a reaction from Lexigurl82 in Sick of the BS   
    I am probably not much help as I have been married 25 years...lol. I think the best relationships happen when you least expect it. I believe it will find you if you quit searching so hard!
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    weneebug got a reaction from Lexigurl82 in Sick of the BS   
    I am probably not much help as I have been married 25 years...lol. I think the best relationships happen when you least expect it. I believe it will find you if you quit searching so hard!
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    weneebug got a reaction from ProudGrammy in Post Op Penis Size   
    Haven't had a chance to read this whole thread but it's hilarious. What I want to know is every 30+ pounds the woman looses does her husband/boyfriend gain an inch? lmao
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    weneebug got a reaction from ProudGrammy in Post Op Penis Size   
    Haven't had a chance to read this whole thread but it's hilarious. What I want to know is every 30+ pounds the woman looses does her husband/boyfriend gain an inch? lmao
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    weneebug reacted to bigsleeve56 in Post Op Penis Size   
    I just need my wife to stop yelling the doctors name and thanking him.
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    weneebug reacted to orthoman in Post Op Penis Size   
    I think what really happens is that after losing the belly you look down and go "oh my God I haven't seen YOU in a while!"
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    weneebug got a reaction from Julie norton in I am 32yrs old 373 pounds and have not enjoyed life need help and change   
    Welcome Brandon! I know this is a huge decision for you and I wish you the best on your journey. Like you I gained a lot of my weight from depression meds....probably 50 lbs in about 3 months and after that I gave up on myself and gradually kept gaining. I started my journey at 228 back in October, 2016. It has been a very slow process but I would do it over again if I had to, in fact I really wish I had done it sooner. I have not had a drastic weight loss but have lost 30 pounds (198 now...hey 100's). To be honest...I don't count calories at all. I eat 2 meals a day and eat the same thing my family eats just less of it. I do have to change mine up sometimes if there is bread involved because I don't tolerate bread. I too also have an evening drink or too on a daily basis. I know many people on here do count calories and loose a lot faster than me but this works for me. I also work out several times a week. I have a 14CC band and have 6.5CC in it. I go back in May for another fill and should be in my green zone at that point (I hope). I probably eat 1/4 to 1/3 of what I use too. The main issue that I have ran into with the band is making sure that I chew everything well. I find myself forgetting sometimes and I will have a stuck episode and vomit. As time goes on its getting better and better though. I really don't have the hunger that I did before. I can usually make it to the next meal before getting hungry. At first it was hard to deal with the head hunger (where your body is not hungry but you think about food) but that has also gotten better. Not sure that I have answered everything but hope this helps! Good luck!
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    weneebug got a reaction from healthmatters in Alternate ways to deal with excess skin   
    This is my worst fear of loosing weight! I want to be skinny so bad but I am almost sure that I am not going to be totally happy with the results (sagging skin). There is no way I can afford plastic surgery. Someone please come up with a miracle before I loose all the weight!!!!
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    weneebug got a reaction from Redmaxx in Weight Loss Chart   
    That's pretty cool...so far I have lost a cinder block!
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    weneebug got a reaction from GBLady41 in Lurker finally asking questions: Who did you tell?   
    At first I only told my close family (husband, parents, children, siblings). Most of that was for fear of being judged or people thinking...wow she had surgery 6 months ago and hasn't lost much weight. I was always afraid of what others thought. Now...I really don't care. I know some will be supportive and some will not but it's MY life! Some of my husbands family will be visiting this week and I am sure I will have to talk about my weight loss but I plan on telling the truth.
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    weneebug got a reaction from Lexigurl82 in Sick of the BS   
    I am probably not much help as I have been married 25 years...lol. I think the best relationships happen when you least expect it. I believe it will find you if you quit searching so hard!
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    weneebug got a reaction from healthmatters in Alternate ways to deal with excess skin   
    This is my worst fear of loosing weight! I want to be skinny so bad but I am almost sure that I am not going to be totally happy with the results (sagging skin). There is no way I can afford plastic surgery. Someone please come up with a miracle before I loose all the weight!!!!
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    weneebug got a reaction from Lexigurl82 in Sick of the BS   
    I am probably not much help as I have been married 25 years...lol. I think the best relationships happen when you least expect it. I believe it will find you if you quit searching so hard!
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