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I'm 46 i havent met anyone in my area in my age most are 10 to 15 years younger. I'm 5 weeks out from the bypass. HW 240 Sw. 199 CW 183...havent lost any weight for a week actually gained a pound. I walk, hike, do Water aerobics...I wonder if it is slower cuz im older or if im doing something wrong..

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I was 58 when I had the surgery!

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I was 59 when I had bypass surgery; this was a little over 4 years ago. I'm down approx 150-160 lbs from a high of 390. Staying steady -- :O)

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There is absolutely nothing wrong. Stalls are normal and discouraging! Hang in there! I'm 52 and had a RNY revision from a sleeve. My loss is definitely slower than when I had the sleeve. My doc says that age and being a revision definitely plays a part in seeing slower weight loss. It WILL come off if you follow your plan.

I'm 52 years

RNY revision on March 12 nearly 8 weeks out

I stalled for a full 2.5 weeks starting on week 2! I cried daily after the first week! Doc said that it was because I was starving at only 300 calories per day and that the loss would start when I was able to add more foods. It did...my loss is slow and steady and I only weigh once per week.

Surgery weight: 235

Current weight: 210

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On 05/13/2019 at 18:16, CindeeAT said:



There is absolutely nothing wrong. Stalls are normal and discouraging! Hang in there! I'm 52 and had a RNY revision from a sleeve. My loss is definitely slower than when I had the sleeve. My doc says that age and being a revision definitely plays a part in seeing slower weight loss. It WILL come off if you follow your plan.




I'm 52 years




RNY revision on March 12 nearly 8 weeks out




I stalled for a full 2.5 weeks starting on week 2! I cried daily after the first week! Doc said that it was because I was starving at only 300 calories per day and that the loss would start when I was able to add more foods. It did...my loss is slow and steady and I only weigh once per week.




Surgery weight: 235




Current weight: 210






Omg CindeeAt, I had exactly the same experience as you. Once I hit 6 weeks out it started coming off slowly again. It IS the most frustrating thing I’ve dealt with. But if you follow your surgeon/nutritionist ‘s guidelines your body catch up!!!

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Had a sleeve 5 months ago and I am 63:)

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I’ll be 54 in June
I had my RNY a week ago today! I feel great! Everything I feared was for nothing. I was prepared for the worst, but got the best. So angry at myself for not doing this sooner.
I’m type 2 diabetic. Was on a pump. Came home without the pump, BP meds at 1/2, and no other diabetes meds or cholesterol meds!!

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Good for u! I did the sleeve and wish I had done it sooner !

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I'm not looking so much for a perfect life with happy days as much as a happy life with perfect days. See if you might agree!

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I am 70 and just had it done on Monday. It was a revision from the Gastric Sleeve that I had about 10 years ago.

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