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Impressive work dude, hopefully get there myself one day!

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I know it is possible to gain muscle after the sleeve. About 4 to 5 months out, my endocrine system went haywire. I was getting worse at The pre-programmed workouts on my treadmill (eventually just sliding of the back). Then I could no longer stand from the step stool I sit on to wash my dog. I had to push myself up with my hands. I got referrals to many specialists, but everyone basically wanted to wait and retest. Meanwhile I was gaining weight. I joined a gym and started in a beginner class. I go three days a week. I have regained most of my strength, and I continue to make progress. I started the gym in December and missed one week do to illness in February. It took me another week to get back to where I was before. I have 15 lbs left to reach my goal weight, but because I lost so much muscle, I am rethinking that number. I am more concerned with getting all my muscle back (it is nice to watch the scale go down though). For informational purposes, I have never had a problem eating, getting all my Protein, or Water. My last labs were from when I was sick and basically still out if wack. Thyroid not normal A1C still at pre-diabetic, and they put me on a diuretic for high blood pressure. Also, my protein was low despite over 100grams per day. .



On the plus side, I feel better and my hair is growing back. Maybe the labs will catch up.

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