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I feel like for most, being post op and thinner makes libido soar, but for me I feel like it's waning. :( I used to be ready to go all the time! Now I feel like I don't have the same drive as before. I am not as self conscience so I don't think it's that. I have lost 40 lbs since dec 2 and am happy about that. Has anyone else experienced this? Does sex drive come back? I thought for sure I'd have even higher libido than before.

I will say that being tired due to long work hours and such minimal calories doesn't help things. Help!

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Most likely your Vitamin levels are starting to drop. Low magnesium, zinc and potassium will affect how you feel. Thats why the 3 month labs check all the Vitamin levels to see if you are taking enough supplements.

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Mine dropped off. My program doesn't check blood levels until 6 months.

I also have a 4 year old and a 7 year old. So hubby and I are super busy all the time.

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mine dropped off around three months...but my Vitamin levels were low.....now its like I can't get enough even my stamina has increased...you just have to give your body time....believe me you'll make up for it

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My labs have been fine so far. Still very little sex drive. I'm 10 moths out, down 88lbs and now feel self conscious about how my body looks because of flabby skin. That's part of it, but just no drive otherwise. Feeling sad. Anyone with encouragement and suggestions?

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Im 2 1/2 years out and in the beginning I had a high one, but now I have a very low one. I take all the Vitamins I'm supposed to, exercise, use a compounded testorone cream bc my testorone was low, and my drive is still low. Its crazy. I have a new job and its very stressful, that's the only thing I can think of is the high stress causing the lack of interest. When we are child free and are able to go on dates its better, but that doesn't happen very often. Have you had your hormones checked?

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Don't stress, the body does a lot of freaky things when its faced with drastic changes. Talk to your GYN next time your in. There have been some great breakthroughs and she might be able to guide you to something medical (pills/injections) or even holistic (acupuncture, herbs, meditation). Being a bit body conscious will play a big factor. Remember we weren't plus size overnight so we had time to adjust to our bodies. Now losing the weight did practically happen over night and we are not given the same amount of time to adjust. Remember, lbs up or down, extra skin, whatever, your still beautiful. Don't let it get you down! plus it never hurts to spice things up a bit. you'd be surprised how a couple toys, massage oil, new lingerie, soft sheets, or some good old fashion porn can help rev the engines :) my BF and I will be visiting the Exxxotica Convention this year. :) sizzle sizzle!!!

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Thank you Lisa! I needed to hear that :)

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