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I am 3 weeks out from my surgery, still losing at least a pound a day. Eating right, drinking enough liquids, taking all my Vitamins and staying as active as possible. We live in Vegas and the weather is great, my hubby and I like to go for nice long walks on the strip and people watch :) I feel great! Getting really excited, my 3x clothes are already getting to be too baggy for me. I have a donation bag started! I am so motivated to lose this weight and just wanted to see how quickly everyone hit their goal and when the "honeymoon" weight loss stops. I'm truly enjoying the pound a day loss, but don't expect it to continue forever. Hope everyone is doing fabulous!

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I'm almost three weeks post op as well and I've been stalled got like 5 days. Lost 13lbs in the first week and waiting for the scale to move again. Staying on the Water game and waiting! You're doing awesome, congrats!

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Don't stress on it girl, your body is just adjusting. As long as you're sticking to your protocol, you'll be fine. My doctor says sodium and our cycles can cause a TON of Water retention too. It'll start to fall off shortly :) Are you eating any solids yet? I live off chicken, turkey, low-fat cheese and beans! LOL

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Don't stress on it girl, your body is just adjusting. As long as you're sticking to your protocol, you'll be fine. My doctor says sodium and our cycles can cause a TON of Water retention too. It'll start to fall off shortly [emoji4] Are you eating any solids yet? I live off chicken, turkey, low-fat cheese and beans! LOL
Thank you! I'm on soft textured foods. Happy to be past clear and full liquids for sure. Getting plenty of Protein. Trying to eat Beans and avocados to keep the Fiber up. I am using half sticks of crystal lite to get all my Water in and that may have lots of sodium, I'll have to check that out.

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For me it was 6 month I lost 120 pounds, I’m going to the gym 5 times a week also I practice jūjutsu 3 times a week so it was really fast now I’m trying not to lose anymore weight which I never thought It would be posible

keep eating right and go to the gym regularly you’ll get to your goal in no time

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15 minutes ago, Hrsnjs said:

Thank you! I'm on soft textured foods. Happy to be past clear and full liquids for sure. Getting plenty of Protein. Trying to eat Beans and avocados to keep the Fiber up. I am using half sticks of crystal lite to get all my Water in and that may have lots of sodium, I'll have to check that out.

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Good for you, girl! The liquid stage was torture. All the sodium I was eating came from broth (bouillon) which is loaded with salt. I was craving flavor! I brew a big pitcher of decaf black tea every other day, have a lemon and some sweet'n'low to keep my liquid intake up. I notice i get tired of things very quickly and my sense of smell and taste buds are 1000x more sensitive!

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7 minutes ago, MiltonP said:

For me it was 6 month I lost 120 pounds, I’m going to the gym 5 times a week also I practice jūjutsu 3 times a week so it was really fast now I’m trying not to lose anymore weight which I never thought It would be posible

keep eating right and go to the gym regularly you’ll get to your goal in no time

OMG, that is amazing and VERY inspiring!! Congratulations!!!! I'm working really hard to lose another 47 pounds before a trip to Ireland in 3 months. I want to be comfortable on such a long flight, hoping it's possible if I'm disciplined :) Thank you for sharing, that is incredible!

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Good for you, girl! The liquid stage was torture. All the sodium I was eating came from broth (bouillon) which is loaded with salt. I was craving flavor! I brew a big pitcher of decaf black tea every other day, have a lemon and some sweet'n'low to keep my liquid intake up. I notice i get tired of things very quickly and my sense of smell and taste buds are 1000x more sensitive!
I'm going to try the tea thing to break up the sweet from crystal lite. I wonder how my unflavored Protein Powder would taste in it.

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1 minute ago, Hrsnjs said:

I'm going to try the tea thing to break up the sweet from crystal lite. I wonder how my unflavored Protein Powder would taste in it.

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Oooh let me know! i've been tempted to buy the unflavored Protein. I've spent so much money on other crappy flavors, I'd given up LOL

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Oooh let me know! i've been tempted to buy the unflavored Protein. I've spent so much money on other crappy flavors, I'd given up LOL
I will try it tomorrow and let you know! The only brand I've tried is Unjury but I add the unflavored to everything I drink and easily get 80+g per day mostly from that. It's great [emoji7] you can DEFINITELY smell it in the drink and that gets to me but the taste is not bad!

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I will definitely give it a go then, I struggle to hit 80g a day. I have like every Bariatric Advantage flavor and, to me, they're all just awful. Thank you for the tip!!! We got this, girl!!!!

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About 9 months for me. I've since been trying to ADD weight (never in my life thought I'd say that) with muscle. It's crazy how fast it goes by when you get in a good routine.

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8 hours ago, danieocean said:

OMG, that is amazing and VERY inspiring!! Congratulations!!!! I'm working really hard to lose another 47 pounds before a trip to Ireland in 3 months. I want to be comfortable on such a long flight, hoping it's possible if I'm disciplined :) Thank you for sharing, that is incredible!

It is possible, just follow your Dr diet plan and do plenty of exercise as much as your body can handle and always remember to drink your Proteins and Vitamins

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I hit first goal in 8.5 months. Now I'm working on 2nd Goal and am about 9lbs from it. My first two months were the fastest weight loss. You can see my weight loss progression in my signature bar.

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I have yet to hit goal but my loss has slowed down tremendously. My body is very happy with these extra 25 pounds and it’s a fight to get each one off now.

I would say my first 100 pounds came off very easily, and then the weight loss slowed to a normal rate.

Naturally there will be a difference between someone that has 100 pounds to lose and 200 pounds to lose.

I want to lose another 25 at least, but it could take six months or more.

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