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Congratulations @DaAlchemist.. Sounds like you are doing great. You have made me really look forward to my surgery. Keep going strong!

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My highest weight was 401, so I just qualify for this thread! I am 2+ days post sleeve and so far no complications. The first 48hrs were ROUGH but then suddenly the clouds parted and I feel great!

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I found this thread a motivation, so I figured I would add to it now that I'm officially post-sleeve.

I started off at 406 during my initial consult back in June. My insurance required a 6 month diet program, in which I lost 88lbs pre-op. My official surgery weight was 318 on 12/11/17, and as of this morning, I'm at 313.8.

Almost to TWOderland!!!

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That's amazing BlueCrush - Well done!!

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1 hour ago, bigdee1986 said:

I found this thread motivating. In April I was at my all time hw of 610 surgery was the 4th of December at 538 today I am at 508 and very excited to see more weight fall off

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Nice work! Keep up the change towards your new life!

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I’m liking all the comments on this thread! I started my weight loss off at 6’6” 485 pounds. At dr 1st consult I was 435. Gained back 10 lbs but will have it off long before my 6 week pre op Appt in January. Surgery for feb 14 17. It does take the edge off a bit reading where you guys have been threw all of it. Thanks

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I started my whole weight loss journey @ 585 lbs was my heaviest at the time of surgery I was @ 521 lbs which was almost 9 months from my heaviest to surgery it took my doctor telling me that within 5 years if nothing changed I would be dead of either heart attack or just my body shutting down. At that point it lit a fire in my soul and under my ass to make things right I started reading and studying everything about my upcoming surgery and weight loss. It was difficult at first but once the weight started coming off it became easier so far after 7 months I am down 150 lbs and can’t wait for it to get even more

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8 hours ago, Dropzone said:

if nothing changed I would be dead of either heart attack or just my body shutting down

It's quite often the case, eh?

Hard truth from our family doctors or GPs that finally makes us sit up and take notice ... most often after half-hearted motivation to change and oodles or procrastination.

Good luck from here on!

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On 1/3/2018 at 11:26 PM, Rainbow_Warrior said:

It's quite often the case, eh?

Hard truth from our family doctors or GPs that finally makes us sit up and take notice ... most often after half-hearted motivation to change and oodles or procrastination.

Good luck from here on!

Hearing the hard truth from my doctors is what set me on this path. My doctors were gentle but firm and really did not want to see me die of a heart attack or become impaired by a stroke. It's nice that they're firmly in my corner and care. My family has been mostly supportive, my father notwithstanding. But his lack of support really is a non-issue.

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On 11/04/2018 at 1:03 PM, bigdee1986 said:

I am now at 435 and loving the difference.

Just weighed in today at the exercise physiologist's room at the gym ... registered 130.9 kg (or 384.93 pounds). That's 43.7 kg (or 96.3 pounds) down from 174.6 kg (or 288.58 pounds) on July 17 last year.

So, on today, the six month anniversary of my sleeve surgery, Thursday 12th October 2017 to Thursday 12th April 2018, I am very likely to pass the 100 pounds off milestone in the next 7 to 10 days.

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Hello All I was just looking over and cant believe how far I've come I'm down to 320 in a little over 7 months coming from 435 Im still in shock but feeling great

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Awesome work, Alchemist!

I started at 405 in June last year and am down to 251 this morning. Surgery was 12/11/17 but I had lost 88lbs pre-surg with changing habits before I got the sleeve. It's crazy how quickly this has gone!

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Wow 251 thats insane outstanding I really hope I can get to about 270 but it crazy to be taking 2's

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