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Hi guys! I'm Samantha, 29, married and have a little boy who is about to be 2(!). I was sleeved in Mexico July 4th.

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Hi my name is Carla surgery was July 10, 2017 I am married 54 years, I am 74 years old. Would have been in a wheel chair in 6 months so I decided to have the sleeve , the dr told me i was a high risk but I made it.

Hi Carla. I am 73 and haven't seen many 'seniors' on this voyage. I have such bad arthritis in my feet and ankles, and I'm hoping and praying this will help. I have my surgery on Aug 14. How are you doing? Would love to hear your journey so far. Judee


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Judee, I'm doing good I started this back in Dec,2016 at the heart dr weighing 370 started dieting when I started with the Bariatric center I think I weighted 357 I now weigh 317 I lost 30 before surgery, I weighted 330 the day of surgery,I was scared because I have a lot of health problems , well I'm now one month post surgery and have lost 15 lbs since , I am not as active as some younger ones so I am happy, I wish i could have lost more but I'll take it , At 74 I'm not setting my goals too high but I'm going to try to walk more and later maybe silver sneakers.


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On 8/5/2017 at 9:04 AM, GotProlactinoma said:

I'm a divorced woman in my 50s, 2 adult kids and two little kids, in SoCal, and was sleeved in Vegas on 7/19. I have not lost much weight in 2 weeks, only 4 lbs. But I measured and I have lost inches. That helps. Just starting to eat soft foods (1/4 c a day a small per nutritionist instructions.).

I'm from SoCal too! :) Had my surgery on 7/14. I've been in a stall for like 2 weeks it feels like. As long as we're eating correctly and doing some exercise this will work! I feel like I've lost inches too even though the scale doesn't show movement lol

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Hi everyone! I am in a pretty discouraged place right now...feeling like I'm doing something wrong. I started this journey at 234 - although my highest weight was 238. After surgery, that first week I lost 13 pounds. Since my week follow up appointment on 7/25, I have only lost 5 pounds. I've stayed at 215 for about 2 weeks now and I'm not sure how it's even mathematically possible to NOT lose weight with the way I have been eating. I'm drinking Water, Protein Drinks, eating soft foods and staying away from carbs and sweets. Can someone please help me understand why the scale isn't budging? I know stalls happen, but I guess I don't really understand how or why they last so long. Is there something I can do to help with this stall or do I just have to wait it out? I began to take my measurements just to have another way to gauge progress and I'm hoping that will help.

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Hi everyone!
I was sleeved on July 24. I live in TX with two elementary kids and a husband of 15 years. HW 267 SW 241 CW 223. Live the support from the group! Best of luck everyone!!


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Sleeved on July 3rd. Surgery weight 249. Currently 224. Monday marks 7 weeks. I'm losing super slow and I just don't get it. I thought by this time I would be in the low teens. I have pcos so I wonder if it's affecting me.

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