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I had RNY March 2017. My highest weight was 330. Surgery day I was 292. This morning I was 176. I have no regrets. It was the best decision of my life. I should have done it years ago. My diabetes is gone. Im off about 5 different meds. My blood pressure is good. I can actually jog. I don't have dumping. I may burp a lot occasionally, if I over eat or eat too fast. I don't vomit any more than I did prior to surgery. Every now and then I know if I take another bite I will. So I don't take another bite. I did not lose any hair. It is as thick as it's ever been. My Vitamin levels are good I just finished exercising with my 5 year old. One of the perks. Before i could onlu sit and watch her run around. I went from a size 26 to a comfortable size 12. Everyone thinks I'm much smaller. I don't correct them. Also as Johnny2thumbs. I can generally eat what I want. I just stay away from sugar, rice, bread, Pasta, and others.

HW 330
SW 292
CW 178
GW below 200

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Hello there,

The only thing I can offer on this topic is to watch and know your body. I started out doing pretty good,but was back under the knife 8 months later, then 4 months after that. I have lost now over 180 lbs but it has been a non stop struggle.

Listen to your body,and if you notice you are becoming constipated, my physician suggested stool softeners and staying hydrated. I know you have heard this until you are blue in the face,but chew your food and don't eat to fast.

The only thing successful about having gastric bypass for me was the weight falling off which I know sounds silly as that is the main agenda for many but mine came with way to many hang ups and now facing a bypass reversal. Listen to your body and heed its warning. Stay on top of your Vitamins as well as low potassium can be damaging to the heart.

Just remember you can do everything right and as instructed and your body can still turn on you and be plagued with issues. It is not your fault but it is the only body you get so take care of it and if you start feeling excessively weak or having abdominal pain get to the ER.

I wish you the best and much success. Although I have lived in a total discord this last year and a half I know many, many people that have had the surgery that are experiencing nothing but positive results.

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Hello there,
The only thing I can offer on this topic is to watch and know your body. I started out doing pretty good,but was back under the knife 8 months later, then 4 months after that. I have lost now over 180 lbs but it has been a non stop struggle.
Listen to your body,and if you notice you are becoming constipated, my physician suggested stool softeners and staying hydrated. I know you have heard this until you are blue in the face,but chew your food and don't eat to fast.
The only thing successful about having gastric bypass for me was the weight falling off which I know sounds silly as that is the main agenda for many but mine came with way to many hang ups and now facing a bypass reversal. Listen to your body and heed its warning. Stay on top of your Vitamins as well as low potassium can be damaging to the heart.
Just remember you can do everything right and as instructed and your body can still turn on you and be plagued with issues. It is not your fault but it is the only body you get so take care of it and if you start feeling excessively weak or having abdominal pain get to the ER.
I wish you the best and much success. Although I have lived in a total discord this last year and a half I know many, many people that have had the surgery that are experiencing nothing but positive results.
Thank you

VSG2017 HW 249 SW 238 CW 169

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