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I was 262 at my hw but 246 before surgery...surgery date was February 27, 2014 so I've lost 58 lbs since surgery and 74 from my heaviest...not as much as others have lost but I'm really proud of the way mine is coming off. Working out has helped me tighten up a lot of loose skin. And the inches I have lost are much more impressive than the lbs! I wear a smaller size now than when I was 10-15 lbs lighter many years ago!

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Thank you @@loosinginSD! ????

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Is anyone else still losing hair? Any suggestions? It just keeps falling out. Luckily I ha extremely thick hair before surgery. But I'm nervous if it doesn't stop soon. I'm getting 50-60 grams of Protein a day, but not much in dairy.

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Mine only fell for about 6 weeks...I take a double dose of Biotin via dissolving tablets everyday. I have little baby hairs growing in now daily. ... it's coming back!

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My hair has basically stopped falling out. It really seemed back to normal at about 7 months post op. It hasn't started thickening back up yet though.

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I had major Hair loss in month 3,4,5 but has stopped (thankfully). Lots of new regrowth. I was worried it would never stop. I took Bioten starting 2 month pre op and continue today.

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I lost hair and month 3, 4 and five. The Hair loss has stopped, and I've had some regrowth at month seven

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I am still losing hair at 9 months out but nothing "alarming". I had extremely thick hair so now it sort of feels like when I'd go and get it thinned out a lot. The thing that worries me is that I just had to have a hysterectomy and my GYN said that Hair loss can be a major side effect. So, I am hoping it doesn't increase a significant amount. 2 surgeries in 9 months may just make my hair loss worse. My Dr. said the stress of being put under anesthesia coupled with the hormonal changes is a major factor in hair loss. Now I can times that by two :(

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Anyone stuck? I lost steadily until the last two months. I'm stuck 8lbs from the goal my surgeon set. I am actually two pounds below my personal goal. I set a goal 10lbs higher than my surgeon's because I never thought I could weigh less than 180lbs. Guess I should complain but it kills me that I'm hovering at 158. Even with thanksgiving being the past week I expected a gain. Nope. 158. Always. Lol.

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I'm stuck too. Between 167- 170. 170 was my original goal. I think I would like to get to 160, just to have some wiggle room. 9 month appointment Thursday. We will see, but my dr told me at my 6 month I was already a success. I'm happy with my results. I am healthy & that was my main goal!!

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I wish I was as close as y'all! I'm actually a March sleever and started at 325 so I had a lot to accomplish. I'm down 114 pounds bouncing between 211-212. I was stalled for 6 weeks during sep/oct but then dropped 9 in a few weeks in Nov doing absolutely the same things I'd done during tge stall. Crazy how that works. My original goal was 165. My face is looking so gaunt and the skin is bad, especially my neck. I have a freaking GOOZZEL! Maybe 165 is too low? I adjusted my official goal to 180 but I guess I'll see how it plays out over next 6-8 months. Still working the program. Just shocking how much skin and how gaunt my face looks. I Feel great though and that's more important. Not sure what the end point is.

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I wish I was as close as y'all! I'm actually a March sleever and started at 325 so I had a lot to accomplish. I'm down 114 pounds bouncing between 211-212. I was stalled for 6 weeks during sep/oct but then dropped 9 in a few weeks in Nov doing absolutely the same things I'd done during tge stall. Crazy how that works. My original goal was 165. My face is looking so gaunt and the skin is bad, especially my neck. I have a freaking GOOZZEL! Maybe 165 is too low? I adjusted my official goal to 180 but I guess I'll see how it plays out over next 6-8 months. Still working the program. Just shocking how much skin and how gaunt my face looks. I Feel great though and that's more important. Not sure what the end point is.

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Crazyjaney sounds like you are doing great! Sometimes my skin looks awful & other times no SO bad. I'm hoping it tones up some. I really don't want to look old or sick so I'm comfortable with a higher weight. I'm also a large frame. I wear an 11 or 12 in a shoe! I am so much healthier than I was. That was my main goal too.

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SF, I don't know how I missed this post! I am so sorry to hear you had to have another surgery. How is your recovery going?

I am still losing hair at 9 months out but nothing "alarming". I had extremely thick hair so now it sort of feels like when I'd go and get it thinned out a lot. The thing that worries me is that I just had to have a hysterectomy and my GYN said that Hair loss can be a major side effect. So, I am hoping it doesn't increase a significant amount. 2 surgeries in 9 months may just make my hair loss worse. My Dr. said the stress of being put under anesthesia coupled with the hormonal changes is a major factor in hair loss. Now I can times that by two :(

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Hi guys- I just wanted to share my excitement!! I stepped on the scale this morning and I am officially in ONEderland!! I haven't seen that # in 18 years. I have gone through several stalls and started to feel like it would never happen. Super excited!

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Here's a before and after. ????

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