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Sleeved July 3

Starting weight- 299

Surgery day weight- 289

Current weight- 252.6

Wool!

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Sleeved 7/17.

Start weight 295

Surgery weight 279

Current weight 258

37 lbs gone and feel great. This was the best thing I could of ever done. :)

And I've had a 10 day stall on my 2nd week of surgery. But it's slowly coming off. Some weeks I'm down 1 lb and some 3 lbs. slow but nice and steady. But I just keep doing what I'm doing and happy it's coming off and staying off.

I've been eating 800-1000 calories since my 2nd week post op. My Dr and nutricionist told me I was eating way to much. I shd only be consuming 600 cals to 800 max. And ideally after 1yr eat abt 1000 cal a day. Has anyone ever been told that? I was also told to workout 6 days a week to speed up my weightloss. I'm currently doing 4-5 days a week power walking abt 3 miles each time. But was told that wasn't engh.

I'm just curious if anyone has experienced that before.

Thanks :)

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Surgery date was 7/17.

Start weight: 298.8

Day of surgery: 281.2

Current weight: 257.6

I stalled at two weeks post op for a week then started back up slower but my doctor said almost everyone does the same thing! That made me feel better.

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I was told to be at 600 calories a day right now too but that the top two things to remember are to get in the Protein and to not eat if I am not hungry.

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I wasn't told calories. Just get in Protein and keep hydrated. I am 3 weeks out today... I haven't been counting calories but I know I am under 600... I have my first check up appt tomorrow excited to see where I am at and when o get to do things. I need to up my excersize but I am not motivated to.. Lol

And I am only eating pureed food twice a day... I should try 3 at least but I just can't get it in yet?

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I'm getting between 475-600 a day but that's not my focus. 64 ozs of Water and 72 grams of Protein is my daily goal.

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July 29th starting weight before surgery 196 -

Week 1- 186

Week 2- 180

Week 3 - 176

Wow can you tell me what your diet has been since, that's awesome ur doing very good

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Surgery July 3rd

Starting weight: 310 lbs

Surgery day weight: 297 lbs

Current weight: 265 lbs

45 lbs gone and I feel pretty good. I am down almost three sizes so I think I am losing inches faster than weight.

Good luck all!!!

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Sleeved 7/29

SW 246

CW 226

I have been in a stall for over a week switching to soft foods has slowed my loss. I have only been able to get about 55 grams Protein. My clothes are alot looser. I have been adding exercise slowly. Today I played Xbox Kinect games with my daughter for an hour, lots of jumping and my heart was racing so that must be good! It was fun too!

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I was sleeved on the 16th. I am down 20 pounds since surgery and 34 pounds since I started this journey. I lost 12 pounds my first week, 5 pounds the next week, then I stalled for a week. I have lost 3 pounds this week. Tomorrow is 5 weeks out for me. I feel great! Thanks for posting everyone...looks like I am not as far behind as I thought. It is coming off much slower than I was expecting.

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My program says 75g of Protein minimum and 800 calories minimum. I wonder why such a difference?

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