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90lbs down from pre surgery weight. Generally fit and happy and bin is now 24.8. Still want to lose another 10-15lbs, but not fretting about it.

food is ok: sometimes portions are difficult when eating out and I constantly worry I'll eat too much. Worst I've had from overeating is bloating/gas - but that's not been terrible.

Exercise is my next mountain. Moved so stopped swimming at work and need to push myself...

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Well done! You sound like you've done so well! Since surgery I have lost 4 stone (56 pounds). Like you I always worry that I've eaten took much; I just worry about gaining weight! My portion sizes are small and I've noticed that as the day goes on I can't eat as much in the evening as I could at lunch time. On the rare occasion I do over eat I feel terrible (nauseous) & I learn from it to try and judge the amount it took to feel that way. I do finding drinking in front of people especially in the morning embarrassing as my stomach can be so loud!!!

Exercise is my next mountain but I've been so tired to do anything but I will start soon as I need to tone up!

I don't regret having the bypass one bit, in fact it's been SO life changing that I feel proud of myself that I had the courage to have it done!


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Lost 105lbs now. Am a uk size 6-8 depending on store and really happy witjnloss. 8stone 12llbs now. Skin is a little, well like those char pei dogs or whatever they're called but I look good clothed and it's motivation for exercise. I sort of miss my tits n ass but every now n then I look in the mirror and think.. ohhh I'm slim. I'M SLIM!!!!

And I feel healthy. It's fab. Am eating more and beginning to learn my new tastes. Have gone off the fatty bits on pork chops! Who'd have thunk it!!!

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Wow that's brilliant!!! I am really pleased for you. I haven't lost as much as you, in fact not even close! I was 223 pounds (clothed) on my surgery date and now I am 153 pounds (clothed). So I've lost 5 stone so far. Fit comfortably in a UK Size 12. People are telling me daily not to lose anymore weight stating that my face is looking too drawn in but I want to get into my healthy BMI range which is anything under 10:10 (150 pounds).

What does your average daily diet look like?

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I have Greek 0% you with purition powder and fruit for Breakfast. Up to about 200g for whole portion. lunch an oatcake bits of cheese ham or fish plus cuc and a Tomato, dinner perhaps a chop and half a baked potato or a 150-200g portion of chilli or mince in some form.

sometimes add a Protein Bar and do snack a bit on fruit but not loads.

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Last night I was out to dinner and had a starter - slice of toast, rocket crab and avo. Had had Protein bar earlier to keep protein level up. Haven't lost any hair and skin is really not too bad - although still unlovely!

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Oh and wèll done you. That is still fabulous progress xxx

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Thank you. It's surprising how little it takes to fill us up, it's amazing! I'm so pleased to have had this op too, my life has changed forever....sometimes it's difficult or awkward when I go out with friends (as they don't know) but it's a small price to pay to be healthier, thinner and happier! Keep up the good work & please keep in touch...your doing amazing and it gives me more inspiration [emoji13]


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Hi guys! I'm so happy to have found this post! My RNY was last December 6th so I guess we're all about the same distance from our surgeries :) I've been looking for other people from last December so I'm thrilled to have found you all!
I was 240 at my highest- 226 at surgery and I'm only down to 185 [emoji37] I'm following my plan and getting plenty of Protein and Water but I've been this weight since March! I've. It lost anything since March! Im just beside myself with frustration- I admit that I'm only at the gym about 2 days a week lifting with my trainer- and I could be doing more cardio- (I do about 30 minutes at the gym each time I see the trainer) - but I'm just not motivated for any of this anymore-
I've only gone down 2 sizes and though I can wear a size 14 pants- I can't wear a tight shirt with them due to muffin top- lol- my body Fat has gone from 50% (crazy, right?) to 34% so I know I'm much healthier but I've just lost the hope and excitement about this working-
Does anyone else feel like this?


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Hi, sorry for the late response! It sounds like you have done well. Remember everyone is different. Your body fat has reduced a lot! What does your average food & Fluid intake look like?


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Should I ask for a surgery date or do they automatically just give it to you? October 17th will be my last visit to my PCP and he will sign off on my 3 month diet plan. I have my Cardiologist and Psychologist appointments already in September. All of my other test/requirements have been completed. Now I see people on here who have surgery dates scheduled all the way to December. I don't want to rock the boat but I don't want to wait until the last minute either. I must have this done before the end of the year due to my deductible having met completely met for this calendar year.

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My doc and I are really praying for a December 15th date!!!

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I sent up a prayer for your date too. God bless.

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