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i was 485lbs on dec 21 2012 i was on pre op diet for 3 weeks and had my surgery on jan 14th 2013 and i had the sleeve done and my current weight is 427lbs so obviously something is going right!

I am now 418lbs : )

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I was 475lbs preop, on the day of surgery 1/28 I had gotten down to 450lbs. My last check up was on 2/15 and I was at 416lbs.my goal is 200-220lbs, but even with the amount I have lost already I feel so great. I look forward to losing more!! I had some ups and downs right after the surgery wondering if I had made the right choice or not, but as time goes on I am positive I have made the right choice.

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I love this thread. I'm pushing 400 lbs and started 2nd guessing my choice for the sleeve. I'm going to Mexico next month. I'm happy to see so many higher lb/BMI people doing so well. It gives me hope.

Amanda Rae

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I had the surgery on 10/8, I was 398 today I am 328, down 70lbs and counting. I have not had any problems thus far, it has been a breeze, no pain, no gas, no mood changes. I hope to continue to work toward my goal weight. I would suggest that you carefully compare Sleeve vs. Bypass. Good Luck!

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Hey, when I decided to do weight loss surgery I weighed 442 pounds, my first visit with Dr. Korn I weighed 435 on February 25, 2012. My insurance required a six month supervised diet, at the end of that and the day of the surgery date of August 16, 2012 I weighed 370 Pounds. Today February 19, 2013 I weighed 235 pounds for a loss of 200 pounds since I started with Dr. Korn 135 pound since surgery and an overall loss of 207 pounds! I feel great! My goal was 220 pounds but the doctor thinks 202. I am starting to think he is right! :)

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i was 485lbs on dec 21 2012 i was on pre op diet for 3 weeks and had my surgery on jan 14th 2013 and i had the sleeve done and my current weight is 427lbs so obviously something is going right!

I am now 415lbs : )

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I posted my success story over here:

http://www.verticalsleevetalk.com/topic/67034-here-is-what-the-local-paper-had-to-say-about-my-success-story/

I was 437 and now I'm 185. You can read the article in the link and listen to the radio round table I did here if you have any questions. http://www.knpr.org/son/archive/detail2.cfm?SegmentID=9672&ProgramID=2699

Wow! That is amazing!

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My starting weight was 448. I am 9 months post-op and have lost 118lbs. I reached 100lbs lost at 6mths. My weight loss is slowing down but I know I'm the blame. Most importantly you have to make yourself accountable to make it happen.

Just like many of us we turn to the forums for guidance support and help when things are going wrong (my first time here in months)

I will do better with staying active to help those who are on my same journey.

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I was 474 and had surgery in June 2012' date=' today I'm down 150 lbs, at 324... I LOVE my sleeve!

I agree, I have gotten busy with my new life and haven't gotten on here as much, I'm actually getting ready for a 5k... I wouldn't have even thought a second about a 5k eight months ago[/quote']

I love. Seeie people. Like me on here. I was 418 now. 271 I 2 want. To do. A 5 k I'm a little. Nervous. Though

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I started At 540 pounds , i have lost 230 pounds and the weight is still coming off. I had the VSG 15 months ago. It is possible to lose large portions of weight

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I started At 540 pounds ' date=' i have lost 230 pounds and the weight is still coming off. I had the VSG 15 months ago. It is possible to lose large portions of weight

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Amazing!

Amanda Rae

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I woke up this morning and weighed this morning and I am no longer obese, my BMI is 29.9!!!! I'm over weight!!

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I woke up this morning and weighed this morning and I am no longer obese' date=' my BMI is 29.9!!!! I'm over weight!![/quote']

U rock

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Everyone in this thread is amazing, those that have been so successful and those who are brave enough to take this step towards similar success. It gives me so much hope for how happy I'm going to be by this time next year. I still may not be a "normal" size, but I will be on my way. I'll be closer to normal than be been in a long time, and that's awesome.

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I started my pre op diet at 421. The day of surgery (3.18.13) I was 401. Yesterday at the

dr office I was 384. It seems to be working for me. THe only complaint that I have is that I still

take quite a bit of medication and it keeps me nauseous. I was told today that I could

have some split pea Soup with the medication, to see if it helps with the nausea.

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