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    New&Improved got a reaction from elless in Anyone pre-plan to only have lapband a year?   
    Yeah look at bypass or sleeve they are much better safer
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    New&Improved got a reaction from lizonaplane in FEELING AMAZING - BELOW GOAL loving life   
    I feel i need to share my story I may be one of the lucky ones but my journey has been nothing short of AMAZING.
    spent probably half my life obese and hating myself until I found of out about WLS.
    It has changed my life completely. It has made everything so much better.
    I got up to my highest of 322 lbs with multiple comorbidities including diabetes.
    I thought I would die young and gave no future but now the future is looking so good.
    leading up to surgery I made sure i did a ton of research and finally decided on RNY BYPASS and it was the best decision ever. Obviously i had my reservations going into this journey I didn't believe the bypass would really change my metabolism as much as it has.
    I made sure I researched all the local surgeons and made multiple phone calls before I decided.
    overall the process here in Australia was pretty straight forward and I was in surgery within 3/4 months of my consultation with the surgeon.
    I had to pay a gap but that covered everything all appointments and the hospital stay where I had my own private room and personal nurses.
    had very few actual prerequisites to the surgery and dealt with the actual surgeon personally.
    the surgery went smoothly and I was given good drugs so I was out cold for a full day for some reason I was in alot of pain so couldn't even leave my bed for like 2 days and slept most of that time.
    here in Australia they don't kick you out of hospital until your 110% recovered so I stayed for 6 days and it was great...
    I personally decided to start making changes before surgery and started a diet of Protein Shakes and lost 57lbs before surgery day and my weight loss has been steady and consistent and as of today I'm 164LBS and feeling amazing and I never felt better.
    Its amazing to look and feel completely different and people actually treat me better.
    I never thought it was even possible to get this low and to look this good.
    I've been in maintenance mode now around 2 months at 165-166 but today for some reason I was 164 and like I'm literally not even trying to lose weight I'm eating so much more than I did the first 6 months.
    I'm counting calories but not stressing over every carb like I used to, I'm eating meals most days but still supplement with shakes.
    I was very lucky to only have one stall in this whole journey.
    no complications at all and I feel like a new man and hoping to find myself a nice wife one day and start a family 😃😃😃
    if you have any questions or comments much appreciated 😁

    Before and after photos below
    322 VS 165



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    New&Improved got a reaction from leebick in STOP MAKING EXCUSES   
    Cheers at least some constructive feedback.
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    New&Improved got a reaction from SoulGardener in 5 years post op and have huge REGRET!   
    Very unlucky sorry to see what you went through
    RNY worked amazing for me
  5. Like
    New&Improved got a reaction from temkins in A POSITIVE GLOWING STORY of success   
    I feel it's time to tell me story as best I can and hopefully it will give the new comers some hope and take away their worries or anxiety about surgery.
    Okay I have a very dysfunctional childhood and I think maybe subconsciously I turned to movies and food as a way to cope until alcohol came along but all those things combined made me gain weight massively in my teen years.
    As a child I was tiny but after my father passed and my stepfather came in the picture; he was a tyrant; life changed dramatically.
    Anyway fast forward to the end of high school I had reached over 250lbs and by 21 I was 320lbs and my weight fluctuated over the years between 300-320 until I finally found a way to get bariatric surgery..
    I always believed surgery was for the rich people and I was never rich... But I found out randomly that health insurance would cover most of surgery and I'd never had health insurance before because here in Australia we have an amazing Medicare system that covers pretty much everything to do with doctors and hospitals except for elective surgery like bariatrics; unless you're like super morbidly obese and even then it can take 3 years and numerous hurdles....
    So I researched and researched for months and months and spoke to multiple surgeons offices until I found the perfect surgeon; I needed to get health insurance first then do the waiting period which I used to save up the gap and that gap covered absolutely everything from first meeting until surgery and hospital was covered.
    I met the surgeon and his doctor and got information and told them I wanted ROUX EN Y BYPASS; and we all agreed that was the best decision as I had bad type 2 diabetes and it would only get worse.
    I weighed in at 322 there and then and I just wished and hoped the surgery would help me to get down to at least 200 maybe 190; I just wanted to be healthy and happy and of course to look better and feel better in myself.
    Anyway from first consultation until the surgery day was about 4 months had a few meetings with surgeon and he does a very direct approach no need for all the tests and stuff just my medical history and some blood tests and a big discussion was about it and he was ready to go.
    I was advised to do at least 2-3 weeks low carbs/protein shake diet before surgery and to try lose at least 10lbs; but I literally woke up one morning 2 months before surgery and decided there and then to kick start my journey and started on Protein Shakes and I actually found a brand and flavor that I actually loved. It tasted just like chocolate milkshake even though I only used Water to mix it up
    i tried a few different brands but they were either too bland or no taste at all I like flavor and I like a little sweetness in my shakes... And I've been using the same shakes in bulk powder form for months without any issues at all...
    So I started on shakes and they literally filled me up and I was determined to show the surgeon I meant business.
    i was amazed how quickly the weight came off because I was ONLY on shakes Max 600cal preop; I dropped so much water weight it was amazing.
    By surgery day I had already dropped from 322 to 257lbs and the surgeon was so proud.
    i went into the hospital early without only water that morning so my sugar was actually low so they made me wait a few hours longer and I went in to surgery I think 3pm and next thing I know I was awake in ICU a few hours later and surgery was done but oh boy was it painful for me; I'm not sure why but I was in pain for like 2 days luckily I was given good drugs through the IV and slept most of the 2 days...
    By the 3rd day I started drinking a small glass of Protein Shake and was sipping water each day; here in Australia the surgeon is very cautious so I actually spent 6 days in hospital was fine I had my own private room and bathroom and was really well looked after.... By the 3rd day they finally took the drain out and I had a shower for the first time and a BM which was like sticky black green like a baby; oh the shower felt amazing on my poor sore belly; I think I had 5 incisions sites and a very tight bloated belly.
    Each day I would walk the halls of the hospital and say hello to the nurses and other times I would rest and watch TV but by like the 5th day I was feeling really good and was ready to go home but because I lived over 2hrs from the surgeon and hospital they made sure I was 110% fit and healthy; they checked my blood sugar and blood pressure multiple times a day and they said everything was fine, by the time I left the hospital they had taken me off multiple medications and it felt Great.
    The ride home in my mates car was a little rough but it felt Great to be home and in my own bed my big bed not the single bed in hospital...
    It's hard to remember everything I went through its been over 8 months since I left the hospital but I do know I was still a little sore when bending or carrying shopping bags for the first few weeks I had to be careful.... Showering was amazing my bandages on my incisions came off on their own after like 3 weeks.. I was given a guideline diet but Ive always been a strong independent personality so I just chose to do things my way; of course I was glad for the surgery and the surgeons advice but I felt is my body; my life I need to do it my way so maybe I was lucky but I didn't even think about food for months like literally I lived off shakes and yoghurt for months before I really started actual food and of course the weight kept coming off everyday it was amazing.
    For the first 3 months I think I was on maybe 500cal a day with next to no carbs or sugars... I didn't feel hungry at all... Shakes kept me going...
    Every couple of months I had to buy new clothes, I couldn't believe how much I changed one month to the next and people who hasn't seen me in a few months were shocked ever time they saw me....
    i never kept it secret from anyone; I was proud of my decision to finally change my life and possibly extend my life, I was enjoying the complements and I was lucky I don't think I stalled for more than a week and I never had any complications at all except for diarrhoea BM for a while and sure I threw up a few times when trying different things or eating too quickly...
    i started drinking regular coffee by 3 months and my surgeon said it was fine as long as I don't get dehydrated.. I was drinking tea as well and by 6 months I actually decided to treat myself here and there with some sugar free energy drinks and it has not impacted me or my weight loss one bit.
    Now I'm over 8 months out I can eat most things just small portions; I've even had bread a few times just have to take it very slowly... I've had Pasta a few times and even had some chocolate over Easter without any issues at all and still continued to lose weight...
    i will admit recently I've had some treats here and there but that was once I got in to maintenance mode...
    I've pretty much been in maintenance now over 2 months and pretty much sit around 165lbs but just this week I've seen 163lbs on the scales...
    i don't log my food much now but I do keep a mental tally of my calories and such and I do still check my weight regularly to make sure I'm doing well..
    i had the RNY bypass and it was 120cm and it was amazing; I've had a blast and I've lost pretty much 50% of my original weight.
    FROM highest of 322 to the lowest 162.8lbs just the other day....
    i felt the need to share my story everything has been positive for me. It has totally changed my life and transformed my life and the way I see myself... I'll be 36 in 3 weeks but I feel better than I have in 20 years...
    i want everyone to read my story and see it is possible to have the BYPASS without any issues and also my 3 months blood tests were perfect so no issues with Vitamins either just have to remember to take them everyday..
    The one issue I will say was my hair did get thinner and would grow slower but never fell out.... I'm sure in time it will get better
    I've gone from being the FAT friend to the SKINNY friend...
    i look and feel amazing and my BMI has gone from 43 to 22.
    I've dropped 159lbs or 72KGS in 10 months including my preop...
    From 146KG to 74KG and below every goal I thought I wanted.
    I don't mind because most people will bounce back 10-20lbs anyway plus when I do start to build muscle that will add a little weight because right now I'm kinda skin and bones LOL feels weird saying that about myself but its pretty good...
    I'm really hoping I'll meet someone soon and start a family and live a long long life 😁😁😁
    So if anybody is curious about RNY BYPASS don't be afraid...
    Success is possible!!!!
    A few pics before and after




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    New&Improved got a reaction from cyndeelouwho in Revision completed   
    600 cal is heaps for the first month your should be mostly just liquids I was lucky to get 350 400 cal
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    New&Improved got a reaction from muala94 in Before and After Pics   
    BRAND NEW PHOTO... 130LBS DOWN.
    BEFORE 322
    AFTER 192 as of today.

    35 years young and single 😀😀😀



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    New&Improved got a reaction from qianmij in Is anyone angry about food?   
    Google is your friend look for alternative Protein sources like spinach tuna salmon teach your body to accept better food.

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    New&Improved got a reaction from SeattleLady in Hate bypass   
    The bypass does alot more than the sleeve ever could... Being that bypass has your 2nd attempt it will not be the same as a virgin surgery..
    RNY BYPASS was the best decision I ever made and I know it has changed my metabolism I can no longer gain weight and I've lost 152lbs in 8 months and some days I don't even get hungry.. but you need to still have self control and be mentally prepared..
    It's not a magic trick
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    New&Improved got a reaction from thefinalgirl1971 in Complete lap band failure   
    Obviously it's not going to work if you're eating all that junk
  11. Like
    New&Improved got a reaction from SeattleLady in Hate bypass   
    The bypass does alot more than the sleeve ever could... Being that bypass has your 2nd attempt it will not be the same as a virgin surgery..
    RNY BYPASS was the best decision I ever made and I know it has changed my metabolism I can no longer gain weight and I've lost 152lbs in 8 months and some days I don't even get hungry.. but you need to still have self control and be mentally prepared..
    It's not a magic trick
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    New&Improved got a reaction from dens425 in GALS who started their journey over 300 lb+<br /> +   
    I know this is the gals room but I thought I could add my story for inspiration I started at 322 and now below goal at 168/170
    @MaddieSpahr you look great
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    New&Improved got a reaction from temkins in A POSITIVE GLOWING STORY of success   
    I feel it's time to tell me story as best I can and hopefully it will give the new comers some hope and take away their worries or anxiety about surgery.
    Okay I have a very dysfunctional childhood and I think maybe subconsciously I turned to movies and food as a way to cope until alcohol came along but all those things combined made me gain weight massively in my teen years.
    As a child I was tiny but after my father passed and my stepfather came in the picture; he was a tyrant; life changed dramatically.
    Anyway fast forward to the end of high school I had reached over 250lbs and by 21 I was 320lbs and my weight fluctuated over the years between 300-320 until I finally found a way to get bariatric surgery..
    I always believed surgery was for the rich people and I was never rich... But I found out randomly that health insurance would cover most of surgery and I'd never had health insurance before because here in Australia we have an amazing Medicare system that covers pretty much everything to do with doctors and hospitals except for elective surgery like bariatrics; unless you're like super morbidly obese and even then it can take 3 years and numerous hurdles....
    So I researched and researched for months and months and spoke to multiple surgeons offices until I found the perfect surgeon; I needed to get health insurance first then do the waiting period which I used to save up the gap and that gap covered absolutely everything from first meeting until surgery and hospital was covered.
    I met the surgeon and his doctor and got information and told them I wanted ROUX EN Y BYPASS; and we all agreed that was the best decision as I had bad type 2 diabetes and it would only get worse.
    I weighed in at 322 there and then and I just wished and hoped the surgery would help me to get down to at least 200 maybe 190; I just wanted to be healthy and happy and of course to look better and feel better in myself.
    Anyway from first consultation until the surgery day was about 4 months had a few meetings with surgeon and he does a very direct approach no need for all the tests and stuff just my medical history and some blood tests and a big discussion was about it and he was ready to go.
    I was advised to do at least 2-3 weeks low carbs/protein shake diet before surgery and to try lose at least 10lbs; but I literally woke up one morning 2 months before surgery and decided there and then to kick start my journey and started on Protein Shakes and I actually found a brand and flavor that I actually loved. It tasted just like chocolate milkshake even though I only used Water to mix it up
    i tried a few different brands but they were either too bland or no taste at all I like flavor and I like a little sweetness in my shakes... And I've been using the same shakes in bulk powder form for months without any issues at all...
    So I started on shakes and they literally filled me up and I was determined to show the surgeon I meant business.
    i was amazed how quickly the weight came off because I was ONLY on shakes Max 600cal preop; I dropped so much water weight it was amazing.
    By surgery day I had already dropped from 322 to 257lbs and the surgeon was so proud.
    i went into the hospital early without only water that morning so my sugar was actually low so they made me wait a few hours longer and I went in to surgery I think 3pm and next thing I know I was awake in ICU a few hours later and surgery was done but oh boy was it painful for me; I'm not sure why but I was in pain for like 2 days luckily I was given good drugs through the IV and slept most of the 2 days...
    By the 3rd day I started drinking a small glass of Protein Shake and was sipping water each day; here in Australia the surgeon is very cautious so I actually spent 6 days in hospital was fine I had my own private room and bathroom and was really well looked after.... By the 3rd day they finally took the drain out and I had a shower for the first time and a BM which was like sticky black green like a baby; oh the shower felt amazing on my poor sore belly; I think I had 5 incisions sites and a very tight bloated belly.
    Each day I would walk the halls of the hospital and say hello to the nurses and other times I would rest and watch TV but by like the 5th day I was feeling really good and was ready to go home but because I lived over 2hrs from the surgeon and hospital they made sure I was 110% fit and healthy; they checked my blood sugar and blood pressure multiple times a day and they said everything was fine, by the time I left the hospital they had taken me off multiple medications and it felt Great.
    The ride home in my mates car was a little rough but it felt Great to be home and in my own bed my big bed not the single bed in hospital...
    It's hard to remember everything I went through its been over 8 months since I left the hospital but I do know I was still a little sore when bending or carrying shopping bags for the first few weeks I had to be careful.... Showering was amazing my bandages on my incisions came off on their own after like 3 weeks.. I was given a guideline diet but Ive always been a strong independent personality so I just chose to do things my way; of course I was glad for the surgery and the surgeons advice but I felt is my body; my life I need to do it my way so maybe I was lucky but I didn't even think about food for months like literally I lived off shakes and yoghurt for months before I really started actual food and of course the weight kept coming off everyday it was amazing.
    For the first 3 months I think I was on maybe 500cal a day with next to no carbs or sugars... I didn't feel hungry at all... Shakes kept me going...
    Every couple of months I had to buy new clothes, I couldn't believe how much I changed one month to the next and people who hasn't seen me in a few months were shocked ever time they saw me....
    i never kept it secret from anyone; I was proud of my decision to finally change my life and possibly extend my life, I was enjoying the complements and I was lucky I don't think I stalled for more than a week and I never had any complications at all except for diarrhoea BM for a while and sure I threw up a few times when trying different things or eating too quickly...
    i started drinking regular coffee by 3 months and my surgeon said it was fine as long as I don't get dehydrated.. I was drinking tea as well and by 6 months I actually decided to treat myself here and there with some sugar free energy drinks and it has not impacted me or my weight loss one bit.
    Now I'm over 8 months out I can eat most things just small portions; I've even had bread a few times just have to take it very slowly... I've had Pasta a few times and even had some chocolate over Easter without any issues at all and still continued to lose weight...
    i will admit recently I've had some treats here and there but that was once I got in to maintenance mode...
    I've pretty much been in maintenance now over 2 months and pretty much sit around 165lbs but just this week I've seen 163lbs on the scales...
    i don't log my food much now but I do keep a mental tally of my calories and such and I do still check my weight regularly to make sure I'm doing well..
    i had the RNY bypass and it was 120cm and it was amazing; I've had a blast and I've lost pretty much 50% of my original weight.
    FROM highest of 322 to the lowest 162.8lbs just the other day....
    i felt the need to share my story everything has been positive for me. It has totally changed my life and transformed my life and the way I see myself... I'll be 36 in 3 weeks but I feel better than I have in 20 years...
    i want everyone to read my story and see it is possible to have the BYPASS without any issues and also my 3 months blood tests were perfect so no issues with Vitamins either just have to remember to take them everyday..
    The one issue I will say was my hair did get thinner and would grow slower but never fell out.... I'm sure in time it will get better
    I've gone from being the FAT friend to the SKINNY friend...
    i look and feel amazing and my BMI has gone from 43 to 22.
    I've dropped 159lbs or 72KGS in 10 months including my preop...
    From 146KG to 74KG and below every goal I thought I wanted.
    I don't mind because most people will bounce back 10-20lbs anyway plus when I do start to build muscle that will add a little weight because right now I'm kinda skin and bones LOL feels weird saying that about myself but its pretty good...
    I'm really hoping I'll meet someone soon and start a family and live a long long life 😁😁😁
    So if anybody is curious about RNY BYPASS don't be afraid...
    Success is possible!!!!
    A few pics before and after




  14. Congrats!
    New&Improved got a reaction from bufbills in Your goals are very possible if you believe ; after 150lbs I'm below my goals   
    To the men I just want you to believe in yourself again.
    I know what is like to live a life off obesity and always be in the friendzone.
    "Oh your personality is amazing" basically means you're too fat to date.
    Anyway after a lot of research I chose the bypass and I have blown all my goals from 322lbs to now 166lbs and maintaining 166-170lbs.
    Feeling amazing looking like a new man.

  15. Hugs
    New&Improved got a reaction from cyndeelouwho in Revision completed   
    600 cal is heaps for the first month your should be mostly just liquids I was lucky to get 350 400 cal
  16. Like
    New&Improved got a reaction from temkins in A POSITIVE GLOWING STORY of success   
    I feel it's time to tell me story as best I can and hopefully it will give the new comers some hope and take away their worries or anxiety about surgery.
    Okay I have a very dysfunctional childhood and I think maybe subconsciously I turned to movies and food as a way to cope until alcohol came along but all those things combined made me gain weight massively in my teen years.
    As a child I was tiny but after my father passed and my stepfather came in the picture; he was a tyrant; life changed dramatically.
    Anyway fast forward to the end of high school I had reached over 250lbs and by 21 I was 320lbs and my weight fluctuated over the years between 300-320 until I finally found a way to get bariatric surgery..
    I always believed surgery was for the rich people and I was never rich... But I found out randomly that health insurance would cover most of surgery and I'd never had health insurance before because here in Australia we have an amazing Medicare system that covers pretty much everything to do with doctors and hospitals except for elective surgery like bariatrics; unless you're like super morbidly obese and even then it can take 3 years and numerous hurdles....
    So I researched and researched for months and months and spoke to multiple surgeons offices until I found the perfect surgeon; I needed to get health insurance first then do the waiting period which I used to save up the gap and that gap covered absolutely everything from first meeting until surgery and hospital was covered.
    I met the surgeon and his doctor and got information and told them I wanted ROUX EN Y BYPASS; and we all agreed that was the best decision as I had bad type 2 diabetes and it would only get worse.
    I weighed in at 322 there and then and I just wished and hoped the surgery would help me to get down to at least 200 maybe 190; I just wanted to be healthy and happy and of course to look better and feel better in myself.
    Anyway from first consultation until the surgery day was about 4 months had a few meetings with surgeon and he does a very direct approach no need for all the tests and stuff just my medical history and some blood tests and a big discussion was about it and he was ready to go.
    I was advised to do at least 2-3 weeks low carbs/protein shake diet before surgery and to try lose at least 10lbs; but I literally woke up one morning 2 months before surgery and decided there and then to kick start my journey and started on Protein Shakes and I actually found a brand and flavor that I actually loved. It tasted just like chocolate milkshake even though I only used Water to mix it up
    i tried a few different brands but they were either too bland or no taste at all I like flavor and I like a little sweetness in my shakes... And I've been using the same shakes in bulk powder form for months without any issues at all...
    So I started on shakes and they literally filled me up and I was determined to show the surgeon I meant business.
    i was amazed how quickly the weight came off because I was ONLY on shakes Max 600cal preop; I dropped so much water weight it was amazing.
    By surgery day I had already dropped from 322 to 257lbs and the surgeon was so proud.
    i went into the hospital early without only water that morning so my sugar was actually low so they made me wait a few hours longer and I went in to surgery I think 3pm and next thing I know I was awake in ICU a few hours later and surgery was done but oh boy was it painful for me; I'm not sure why but I was in pain for like 2 days luckily I was given good drugs through the IV and slept most of the 2 days...
    By the 3rd day I started drinking a small glass of Protein Shake and was sipping water each day; here in Australia the surgeon is very cautious so I actually spent 6 days in hospital was fine I had my own private room and bathroom and was really well looked after.... By the 3rd day they finally took the drain out and I had a shower for the first time and a BM which was like sticky black green like a baby; oh the shower felt amazing on my poor sore belly; I think I had 5 incisions sites and a very tight bloated belly.
    Each day I would walk the halls of the hospital and say hello to the nurses and other times I would rest and watch TV but by like the 5th day I was feeling really good and was ready to go home but because I lived over 2hrs from the surgeon and hospital they made sure I was 110% fit and healthy; they checked my blood sugar and blood pressure multiple times a day and they said everything was fine, by the time I left the hospital they had taken me off multiple medications and it felt Great.
    The ride home in my mates car was a little rough but it felt Great to be home and in my own bed my big bed not the single bed in hospital...
    It's hard to remember everything I went through its been over 8 months since I left the hospital but I do know I was still a little sore when bending or carrying shopping bags for the first few weeks I had to be careful.... Showering was amazing my bandages on my incisions came off on their own after like 3 weeks.. I was given a guideline diet but Ive always been a strong independent personality so I just chose to do things my way; of course I was glad for the surgery and the surgeons advice but I felt is my body; my life I need to do it my way so maybe I was lucky but I didn't even think about food for months like literally I lived off shakes and yoghurt for months before I really started actual food and of course the weight kept coming off everyday it was amazing.
    For the first 3 months I think I was on maybe 500cal a day with next to no carbs or sugars... I didn't feel hungry at all... Shakes kept me going...
    Every couple of months I had to buy new clothes, I couldn't believe how much I changed one month to the next and people who hasn't seen me in a few months were shocked ever time they saw me....
    i never kept it secret from anyone; I was proud of my decision to finally change my life and possibly extend my life, I was enjoying the complements and I was lucky I don't think I stalled for more than a week and I never had any complications at all except for diarrhoea BM for a while and sure I threw up a few times when trying different things or eating too quickly...
    i started drinking regular coffee by 3 months and my surgeon said it was fine as long as I don't get dehydrated.. I was drinking tea as well and by 6 months I actually decided to treat myself here and there with some sugar free energy drinks and it has not impacted me or my weight loss one bit.
    Now I'm over 8 months out I can eat most things just small portions; I've even had bread a few times just have to take it very slowly... I've had Pasta a few times and even had some chocolate over Easter without any issues at all and still continued to lose weight...
    i will admit recently I've had some treats here and there but that was once I got in to maintenance mode...
    I've pretty much been in maintenance now over 2 months and pretty much sit around 165lbs but just this week I've seen 163lbs on the scales...
    i don't log my food much now but I do keep a mental tally of my calories and such and I do still check my weight regularly to make sure I'm doing well..
    i had the RNY bypass and it was 120cm and it was amazing; I've had a blast and I've lost pretty much 50% of my original weight.
    FROM highest of 322 to the lowest 162.8lbs just the other day....
    i felt the need to share my story everything has been positive for me. It has totally changed my life and transformed my life and the way I see myself... I'll be 36 in 3 weeks but I feel better than I have in 20 years...
    i want everyone to read my story and see it is possible to have the BYPASS without any issues and also my 3 months blood tests were perfect so no issues with Vitamins either just have to remember to take them everyday..
    The one issue I will say was my hair did get thinner and would grow slower but never fell out.... I'm sure in time it will get better
    I've gone from being the FAT friend to the SKINNY friend...
    i look and feel amazing and my BMI has gone from 43 to 22.
    I've dropped 159lbs or 72KGS in 10 months including my preop...
    From 146KG to 74KG and below every goal I thought I wanted.
    I don't mind because most people will bounce back 10-20lbs anyway plus when I do start to build muscle that will add a little weight because right now I'm kinda skin and bones LOL feels weird saying that about myself but its pretty good...
    I'm really hoping I'll meet someone soon and start a family and live a long long life 😁😁😁
    So if anybody is curious about RNY BYPASS don't be afraid...
    Success is possible!!!!
    A few pics before and after




  17. Like
    New&Improved got a reaction from Jaelzion in Mexico bariatric center   
    Yes pays to do your research.... cheaper is not always better
  18. Like
    New&Improved got a reaction from Threestacks86 in Picky eater   
    That's a very subjective question every body will have different experiences me personally I had very little urge to eat for months and my shakes kept me happy for months...

  19. Like
    New&Improved got a reaction from JoanneLaRusch in Revision completed   
    I slept off and on the first 24hrs was so drugged up via IV
  20. Like
    New&Improved got a reaction from qianmij in Anyone know of a forum for those whose surgery did not help them?   
    I think you need a psychologist not a forum.
  21. Thanks
    New&Improved got a reaction from qianmij in STOP MAKING EXCUSES   
    I'm sorry but I'm so sick of seeing posts of people obviously cheating or making excuses to cheat and then crying because they didn't lose weight...
    I'm sorry but if you're not ready to commit to this program and you're not ready to change your life then you're not ready for surgery okay....
    Stop lying to yourself and stop making excuses to cheat. Stop blaming everyone else for your failures.
    I spent about 20 years living obese but I woke up one day and made the mental decision and commitment to change my life and I didn't let anyone or anything interfere with my decision.
    10 months later and I'm half the size u was literally I've lost 159lbs and I'm skinny and I'm healthy and happy and loving life.
    You cannot begin this program thinking you can just breeze through without actually making an effort okay.
    I'm saying this because I want people to make sure they are ready before they commit to being operated on.
    It's a huge decision.
    A huge commitment and mental stamina is needed to be successful okay.
    I'm sorry but I'm over seeing all these people making you feel better for failing or cheating....
    Tighten up. Toughen up.

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    New&Improved got a reaction from SeattleLady in Hate bypass   
    The bypass does alot more than the sleeve ever could... Being that bypass has your 2nd attempt it will not be the same as a virgin surgery..
    RNY BYPASS was the best decision I ever made and I know it has changed my metabolism I can no longer gain weight and I've lost 152lbs in 8 months and some days I don't even get hungry.. but you need to still have self control and be mentally prepared..
    It's not a magic trick
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    New&Improved got a reaction from qianmij in Feeling Guilty(as I should)   
    Excuse me I was giving honest advice.. it is beneficial to get help if needed.. there's nothing wrong with asking for help....
    Most surgeons ask for psychological help to deal with the changes in your life that come with surgery.. nobody is perfect..
    And I'm allowed to give advice because I've been through it and have been successful so I'm offering encouragement and inspiration to show it is possible...

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    New&Improved got a reaction from rmz123 in gastric sleeve vs. Gastric bypass   
    Yes as above it all comes down to how serious you are as how strict and compliant you are with the new diet; for me and my personality I dove in headfirst and was very strict on myself from day 1 and lost all 100% of my weight
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    New&Improved got a reaction from Neller in Thanks but no thanks   
    They wish they had your commitment

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