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Greetings! I'm new here but want to know if this is the thread for discussing Loop DS. There are some forums that separate DS from the "other" DSs. Want to be sure I'm in the right place before posting! Many thanks.

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You have come to the right place. Come on in get comfortable, kick off your shoes & lets talk about DS WLS. For me the Wife & I are up for Loop DS WLS this Tuesday the 17th, that’s right we are going for it on the same day. Our goal is to each lose approximately 200 lbs, with determination & hard work our Dr. advised to expect it to take approximately two years. So our journey has just began & may Gods encourage help us to achieve our goal & healthier life.

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Welcome! I'm getting the DS in January. Good luck on your journey and if I can help please don't hesitate to ask!!!!

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14 hours ago, rembo69 said:

You have come to the right place. Come on in get comfortable, kick off your shoes & lets talk about DS WLS. For me the Wife & I are up for Loop DS WLS this Tuesday the 17th, that’s right we are going for it on the same day. Our goal is to each lose approximately 200 lbs, with determination & hard work our Dr. advised to expect it to take approximately two years. So our journey has just began & may Gods encourage help us to achieve our goal & healthier life.

Wow - this is really exciting and how great that you have each other for support and motivation!

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On 10/13/2017 at 2:51 PM, BabettesFeast said:

Greetings! I'm new here but want to know if this is the thread for discussing Loop DS. There are some forums that separate DS from the "other" DSs. Want to be sure I'm in the right place before posting! Many thanks.

Welcome! I had the traditional DS in June and haven't looked back for even one second. It was the best decision I've ever made to turn my health around. I lose slowly, but the scale is headed in the right direction. I'm excited for you.

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You are in the right place. Welcome.

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I had the Loop DS/SIPS procedure on July 17 so just hit my 3 month mark and I'm down 50 lbs. Obviously the weight loss is fantastic but even better is the amount of energy I have now - I didn't even know how fatigued I was until I had the surgery. best of luck!

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Hello All, I had the Loop on 10/10/17. I am having a hard time finding people that had the loop and trying to find a safe place where people don't sit and criticize. :)

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Welcome!!!!

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I had the loop 9/11/17. I completely understand. It is hard to find a place in the DS community where people don't give a hard time about the loop.

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11 hours ago, jhulstine85 said:

Hello All, I had the Loop on 10/10/17. I am having a hard time finding people that had the loop and trying to find a safe place where people don't sit and criticize. :)

Welcome! What kind of criticism are you hearing? I know that there are some people who've had what they call the "full DS" or the "real" DS who are pretty fierce in their defense of the procedure. It's a real turn off and I haven't seen it happen here. My only disappointment with these boards is their relative inactivity. If anyone knows of another site that's busier, please share. In the meantime, would you mind sharing your story?

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11 hours ago, jhulstine85 said:

Hello All, I had the Loop on 10/10/17. I am having a hard time finding people that had the loop and trying to find a safe place where people don't sit and criticize. :)

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On 10/13/2017 at 6:48 PM, rembo69 said:

You have come to the right place. Come on in get comfortable, kick off your shoes & lets talk about DS WLS. For me the Wife & I are up for Loop DS WLS this Tuesday the 17th, that’s right we are going for it on the same day. Our goal is to each lose approximately 200 lbs, with determination & hard work our Dr. advised to expect it to take approximately two years. So our journey has just began & may Gods encourage help us to achieve our goal & healthier life.

Hi how did the surgery go, excuse me if you answered and i have not seen it. I am having the loop Ds 11/20

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On 10/29/2017 at 9:38 PM, jhulstine85 said:

Hello All, I had the Loop on 10/10/17. I am having a hard time finding people that had the loop and trying to find a safe place where people don't sit and criticize. :)

I have found that some are very passionate about which DS they have had. i have my loop on 11/20, stay in touch let me know how you are doing. twomoreyou5@gmail.com.

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