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Im reconsidering surgery after going through most of the class a while back. I even went as far as seeing the surgeon, but I never really felt like it was for me. I'm still not sure. I had lost quite a bit of weight during the class through simply counting calories and walking almost every day. Of course, I realize that is still something I'll need to do,however, the smaller stomach would be helpful!

I'm curious as to how some of you are doing now that it's been a year or more since the surgery? What do you eat? Do you have any regrets?

My biggest thing (and I know I need to stop anyway) is Diet Coke. I see it says no carbonation after surgery. Not sure I can do that. Ha!

Anyway....would love to know how you're all doing now. Physically, emotionally, etc.


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so I am almost 2 years out , lost 119 lbs gained back 17 recently due to not following the plan, I did the sleeve, i do not feel hungry but do get that dreaded "head" hunger . This is defiantly not a fix all surgery, I am working on my bad habits still and just started back today with really working my sleeve. i have a food addiction and i know what got me fat to begin with its up to me to make the right choices.

I would not change my surgery for the world I love the way i look and feel and i can shop in a regular store !!! i can fit in an airplane seat with out and extender, I feel great.

ps I also gave up diet soda it wasnt that hard, I had some the other day but it totally made me burp for 30 minutes , so wont be doing that again anytime soon

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i am doing great :)

thanx for asking ;)

any happier i would pop my cork :lol:

i am 2.5 yrs PO

reached goal one year PO after losing 105 lbs :)

no more diabetes/insulin/meds

high blood pressure and CPAP gone too :)

my epilepsy dosage has been cut in 1/2

thats the BEST health issue that happened because of losing weight :)

you/me/we all MUST consider to watch what, how much we eat always, forever and a day

drink Water properly et al

this is a lifetime change :)

you MUST continue all your hard work for the rest of your healthier, happier, longer life :)

IMO rules are meant to be followed always to maintain your health, happiness and weight loss

losing the weight - we've all been there done that

its the keeping the weight off thats hard

with the help of the sleeve and your diligence - you/me/we should/will all be successful :)

you work with the sleeve - and the sleeve will work for you :)

good luck with pending surgery


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