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I'm just shy of 3 months out. 10/217 was my surgery day. I did pretty well for the first 8 weeks or so. For the last two weeks or so, I seem to be losing and gaining the same one or two pounds. I know I weigh too often. I need to stop doing that.

I do feel like I am shrinking. My clothing is almost falling off of me and everyone is commenting on my weight loss. I'm just not seeing in on the scale.

Would love to hear from anyone who has worked through this issue. I am trying to remain positive and focus on my Protein and Water.

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I'm so glad to see your post I had a gastric bypass 12/9 and I'm just over three months post op down 22kegs but hit a plateau too, yes clothes have gone down three sizes but last three weeks stayed the same weight, I'm worried my diet is not enough calories, been looking for someone around same post op whose experiencing same , I started at 128kgs, best of luck and merry Xmas, xxx

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You are definitely not alone. I've heard of the three week plateau and I did have a bit of a plateau at that time but it didn't last as long as this has.

I guess we just have to keep doing what we are doing and eventually the scale will catch up. Thank you for your response. Wishing you much success and a very Merry Christmas!

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Had mine 12/18 and now 6 days postop I am worried not losing fast enough. Gained half a pound yesterday! Why??? Eating like they tell us. Could sleeve stomach be too big???

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8 minutes ago, ginnybark said:

Had mine 12/18 and now 6 days postop I am worried not losing fast enough. Gained half a pound yesterday! Why??? Eating like they tell us. Could sleeve stomach be too big???

I wouldn't be too concerned right now. Your body is still recovering from the surgery. Just keep eating like you are supposed to and make sure you are getting your Water in.

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I did that also and then it was like boom 15 pounds gone. Continue with your Water and Protein and stop weighing yourself. I know it’s easier said but your body is going threw changes and the scale doesn’t always reflect it.

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Had mine 12/18 and now 6 days postop I am worried not losing fast enough. Gained half a pound yesterday! Why??? Eating like they tell us. Could sleeve stomach be too big???

In a week or so that will change ... Remember u are fairly new give your body time

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I'm 4 months post op, all up I've lost 45 kg. (100 pounds).

I've had 2 major stalls of 2 -3 weeks. Each time I rebounded to have major losses.

I know its really frustrating but stalls are a normal part of the process, your body takes time to adjust.

Stick with your program and you will be fine.

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I’ve hit a three week stretch before where I bounced around within 2 lbs. I never stopped weighing myself, but I tried to be scientific about it and ask myself: are you eating okay? Are you exercising? Are you sleeping? Are you stressed? I really focused on these 4 things at the beginning of my stall and ....I didn’t lose any weight for three weeks. There are some things that are up to us, and there are some things that are not. Good Luck!

VSG 10/11/17 HW 336 SW 306 CW 255 GW 206

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I'm also about 3.5 months out and haven't really lost anything for a few weeks. I don't feel like I've changed much eating wise and I work out 6 days/week. However, I had a Lap-band for 10 years and was about this weight for 7 or 8 of them. I'm wondering if I'm dealing with a bit of "set point" issue here.

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