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June 24th here too 37 lbs down

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Protein fortified hot chocolate for breakfast-15g Protein, 90 calories, 8 oz

2oz deli meat(turkey, chix, or ham) for lunch

Isopure flavored water-20oz, 40g protein, 160 cals.

Isopure shake-2 scoops

powder, 12oz Water, 50g protein, 220 calories

1 poached egg with 1oz cottage cheese for dinner

Water or crystal light to top off my liquids.

This keeps me between 600-700 calories per day with 110-120 grams of protein per my doctor.

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June 24th. Down 33 lbs since surgery. Feel great! Had a long stall of two weeks but now m loing again. Great to meet my brothers and sisters on-line. Keep up the good work, peeps!

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Any other June people out there? I feel great!

June 28th.

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Protein fortified hot chocolate for breakfast-15g protein' date=' 90 calories, 8 oz

2oz deli meat(turkey, chix, or ham) for lunch

Isopure flavored water-20oz, 40g Protein, 160 cals.

Isopure shake-2 scoops

powder, 12oz Water, 50g protein, 220 calories

1 poached egg with 1oz cottage cheese for dinner

Water or crystal light to top off my liquids.

This keeps me between 600-700 calories per day with 110-120 grams of protein per my doctor.[/quote']

You're drinking your meals! My doctor told me to eat more food so I would heal properly and get my digestive system back working. Your doctor hasn't said anything to you?

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June 20th down 30lbs!

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Divadoll- This was the diet I was kept on due to complications from a previous surgery. I have only recently been given the OK to do one Protein Shake a day. The doctor's first goal was 100 pounds in 100 days. I have since started eating fish, usually salmon and dark meat chicken. Regardless, 50 pounds is 50 pounds and I will gladly take it.

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Any other June people out there? I feel great!

June 3rd here down 50lbs

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June 3rd here down 50lbs

I waz sleeved June 24th & as of tonight I have dropped 28 pounds since surgery. 54 lbs. From my highest weight! I had stalled for a couple weeks as well. Bought 1X in pants and tops tonight!! I am 45 yrs. Old and 5'3" tall.

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I waz sleeved June 24th & as of tonight I have dropped 28 pounds since surgery. 54 lbs. From my highest weight! I had stalled for a couple weeks as well. Bought 1X in pants and tops tonight!! I am 45 yrs. Old and 5'3" tall.

Congrats ! Always a good feeling when we can get smaller clothes :)

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I waz sleeved June 24th & as of tonight I have dropped 28 pounds since surgery. 54 lbs. From my highest weight! I had stalled for a couple weeks as well. Bought 1X in pants and tops tonight!! I am 45 yrs. Old and 5'3" tall.

Congrats. I was sleeve on the 24june also. I gone from size waist48 to 42now.

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Sleeved June 17th and down 40lbs, 25 since surgery. I happy for my loss but I'm starting to get worried about this stall that I have been in for the last 3weeks? Advice on how to break the dreaded stall is welcome!

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      I am OFFICIALLY SLEEVED! (surgery was Dec 9th, 2019)
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    • Arabesque

      This morning I had an abdominal ultra sound because apparently my cholesterol keeps rising.
      I don’t get it. My cholesterol was always fine & now when I eat less of everything & have lost weight it starts to go up.

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      1. Krestel

        Cholesterol seems to be odd that way. I've got a suuuuper skinny brother-in-law who has sky high cholesterol. So don't let the whole "overweight" thing fool you. They seem to find it in people who have the genetic predispositions for it nowadays it seems. Our bodies are really still a mystery of how they react to certain changes. Just keep at it and keep talking to your doctor. Who knows, you could be a medical mystery?!? Embrace the challenge.

        https://www.heart.org/en/health-topics/cholesterol/about-cholesterol/common-misconceptions-about-cholesterol

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