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Anyone else at 30 BMI when they were sleeved? (Revision)



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Is there anyone out there that got sleeved with a relatively low BMI? I’d dropped to exactly 30 the morning of surgery. Had it been lower it would have been called off.
Can I expect to loose my weight as quickly as others, given complete compliance (which I have maintained to the letter), or will it take me longer because I have less to lose.
Has anyone else been through this?

SW 180
CW 171 (14 days post op)
GW 140

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You must remain consitant and follow all the direction of your doctor and you will loose alot of weight as time goes by. Sleeved 3/19 weighed 274, now im 200 lbs

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I’m a rule follower. That’s not a problem. 👍. I guess my question was more along the lines of, since it seems most folks who follow the guidelines seem to lose about 8-10 pounds a month, is it reasonable to assume I’ll make my goal in 3-3.5 months?! That seems so mind boggling! Yet, as of today, I’ve already lost over 25% of my extra weight! I’m thrilled.

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Yes, you will likely lose a little slower than someone with a higher BMI.


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Thanks, LELH. That’s what I was asking and what I kinda assumed. Just going to keep chugging along.

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6 hours ago, Screwballski said:

Thanks, LELH. That’s what I was asking and what I kinda assumed. Just going to keep chugging along.

Sure thing. Keep at it!

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On 5/31/2018 at 10:06 PM, Screwballski said:

will it take me longer because I have less to lose.

@Screwballski

YES

if/when you are at a high BMI/weight - weight will come off quickly (esp. at beginning)

turn about fair play - a low BMI/weight - weight will come off slowly

don't get discouraged - it will come off, patience!!

good luck

kathy

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