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I am highly upset. I got sleeved on Feb. 10 2014 [3 months and 1 week] and I have ONLY lost a total of 27lbs. IS THIS HAPPENING TO ANYBODY ELSE AND WHYYYYY :(

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Well, you are losing weight just maybe not at the rate you expected.

What does your diet consist? Maybe too many slider foods are the culprit?

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I'm about 8 days out from surgery behind u. I am also having a slow loss. But, i have lost some inches. So if you're not losing the weight, it could be inches, and or Water retention. I just decided to have faith. We've came this far and it's no turning back now. The advice that was given to me was, up your Water and your Protein and try lowering your carb intake. That may cause for you to go over your normal calories a little.

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Feb 10 to today isn't 3 months and 1 week. I think you accidentally miscalculated. (I was sleeved on the 6th is why I caught that so quickly!)

I've lost 30 pounds since surgery so I don't think you should be disappointed with your loss. Getting really upset just fires off cortisol and slows down losses. Concentrate on each and every positive thing you are doing.

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I have a good friend who was sleeved 4 months before me. She has lost about 50 pounds, out of 80 or so that was her original goal. She exercises constantly and is good about her diet. We have no answers as to why she hasn't lost more. But she wouldn't change things; she figures she has still lost 50 + pounds! It will just take her longer.

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You are going great! DO NOT compare yourself to others...you are you and not them..

when was the last time you lost 30 pounds in 3 months? Look at it that way... and if you are weighing yourself every day STOP! Once a week is plenty or you will make yourself looney with those numbers! :blink:

Just enjoy the way your body is feeling...I'm sure clothes are loose...do a measurement, it may make you feel better...don't worry, you'll get there, just don't give up... it is a bit of work, but SO worth it! ;)

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Well, you are losing weight just maybe not at the rate you expected.

What does your diet consist? Maybe too many slider foods are the culprit?

What are 'slider foods'? I've seen people mention it but I don't know what that means. Thanks!

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@charliecharms slider foods are the things that go down easy... ice cream etc, even too much of the good things...like yogurt etc... and if you eat and drink at the same time, it can your turn your food into a "slurry" of a slider food... and fill up your pouch/sleeve incorrectly...basically it's all the JUNK food that you used to eat... also things where you cannot stop with just a bite... the list goes on...

your dr should have info on that for you

that's why it's so important to eat your Protein first and slowly...

here's one of the links where they talk about sliders

http://www.bariatricpal.com/topic/301871-lets-talk-sliders/?hl=%2Bslider+%2Bfood#entry3433174

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I am highly upset. I got sleeved on Feb. 10 2014 [3 months and 1 week] and I have ONLY lost a total of 27lbs. IS THIS HAPPENING TO ANYBODY ELSE AND WHYYYYY :(

this is scaring me.. Im getting the surgery in less than 3 weeks and I'm 15, should i be worried that i wont loose weight?

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@kaiwil27 NOOOOOO....don't be afraid...she is losing, she wants to lose more and more quickly!!!!

Precious is doing quite well... everyone loses at their own rate... but this is a tool, as I'm sure you have been told, and you have to work with your tool, it can't work without your help. So follow the program and live a long and lovely life...I wish I did this SO much sooner!!!

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@kaiwil27 NOOOOOO....don't be afraid...she is losing, she wants to lose more and more quickly!!!! Precious is doing quite well... everyone loses at their own rate... but this is a tool, as I'm sure you have been told, and you have to work with your tool, it can't work without your help. So follow the program and live a long and lovely life...I wish I did this SO much sooner!!!

Thank you! this makes me feel so much better. Yeah, i am very lucky to have this opportunity at my age considering the fact that I'm only 15 and have a lower BMI. Im really excited and thankful for your help.

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I was sleeved February 3rd of this year.

Although I do get on the scale everyday, I try not to ficus on the numbers too much. Yeah, I love seeing the number go down but I try not to get too upset. I am just trying to spend my energy focusing on eating right. I haven't exercised that much so I have been trying to start doing that.

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