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1 hour ago, froufrou said:

There are a lot of stomach bugs around right now - could be that.

I'm also not losing again. It is SO slow. No throwing up today though, so that's good.

I'm pretty sure it's not a stomach bug. There is a small chance it's a reaction to sugar-free candy, although I haven't had that before because I don't have many of them at a time. Today i had three hard candies in a row. Maybe...?

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On 05/14/2019 at 20:53, Gottajustdoit said:





I'm pretty sure it's not a stomach bug. There is a small chance it's a reaction to sugar-free candy, although I haven't had that before because I don't have many of them at a time. Today i had three hard candies in a row. Maybe...?


Oh yes. I would say this is exactly why you got so sick. You poor thing, that must have been absolute misery.

Omg, I’m shuddering at the thought of erythrital in my sleeve...... 😱😱😱😱😱😱😱

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11 hours ago, taylormomto6 said:

Sheri- maybe it will happen very soon. I’ve said before, my weight loss has a pattern. I lose between 2-4 lbs over 2-3 days, then the next few days I’ll bounce up, come back to my low and then lose again 2-3 days. Even though I know this, I often have to look back at my history to see when the scale dropped last because it can feel like weeks even though it usually only been 5 or 6 days.

Yep, I seem to have a similar pattern! Plus I've had a couple of wee stalls in there, too. Biggest was around 2-3 weeks... but after that stall, I lost super-quick for a little while.

It's all swings and roundabouts!

I know we really all know this already, but the most measurable things to control are our habits and behaviours, not our scales! Work on the habits and the thinking and the scales will catch up eventually 🙂

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11 hours ago, Mishu said:

Hello everyone,

So I had my surgery on 2/21/2019 which is almost 3 months ago. I lost 7 pounds on pre op diet and after surgery, I lost exactly 30 pounds since then. today I weigh 225 pounds. My surgery was revision from lap band to gastric sleeve so my surgeon told me to expect weight loss at a slower rate than patients who only had the gastric sleeve. Yet following everyone here I feel that I am way behind on the weight loss. I think it is because I feel hungry all the time and that is why I am not able to eat as healthy as I should. I am going to see my surgeon tomorrow. What is the deal with this hunger and how do I get over it?

Hey Mishu!

I haven't seen you here before - welcome!

Man, I really wish I had all the answers you're looking for, but really I'm just muddling through -- getting some stuff right and other stuff wrong -- just like everyone else.

I've had some issues with hunger and I've 'grazed' and eaten when I shouldn't. I'm by no means perfect, so every now and then I sit down and look through what I should be eating and make a plan to try to get back on track. (That being said, yesterday I had honey-roasted nuts for lunch! Not the greatest choice. Doh!)

Do you have the support of a nutritionist? And/or a psychologist? Might be good to seek some advice and support from people with the right skills/knowledge. This is our shot to turn things around, it's up to us to make the most of it.

Wishing you success! ❤️

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Progress photos the one in the right all black 3-23-2019 the day after I got sleeved the one on the left T-shirt and capris nail salon today 5-14-2019 I can tell waist size but still a long way to go

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It's my exact 3-month surgiversary today! And I almost missed celebrating it due to annoying life dramas I got going on at the moment.

Wishing a happy surgiversary to our triplets (quadruplets??) Marine, Gotta, and... oh, dear. Who else was on the 14th?? My bad!

I'm hoping to break out some before and after pics and potentially some measurements, too. (Probably tomorrow, though... I need hubby to take some pictures!)

I'd love to Celebrate some more 3-month surgiversary stats and NSVs with everyone! How're you all going?

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Try increasing h20 Mishu

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Sheribear68 when do we experience stalls I had the 3 week one and wondering when my next one will arrive ,the Hair loss has started as well 😑

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2 minutes ago, sallie Lindsey said:

Progress photos the one in the right all black 3-23-2019 the day after I got sleeved the one on the left T-shirt and capris nail salon today 5-14-2019 I can tell waist size but still a long way to go

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Looking incredible, Sallie! Awesome work! ❤️

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On 05/14/2019 at 21:53, sallie Lindsey said:

Sheribear68 when do we experience stalls I had the 3 week one and wondering when my next one will arrive ,the Hair loss has started as well 😑
Yeah I had the week 3 stall and it lasted 3 weeks. I remember losing 1.2 pounds during that time and it seriously messed with my head.
And sadly I don’t get the benefit of a fast drop afterwards. Mostly I feel like Sisyphus with that damn boulder.

I’ve heard that 3 months out is a typical stall-point for a lot of people and I’m seeing my typical 2-2.5 pound/week come to a screeching halt this last week.
Losing 1.4 pounds in 8 days is almost freaking me out.
Okay, so it’s not truly a stall because something came off, but I’m still over 50 pounds shy of getting close to goal weight.
I mean, I’m 5’7” and I’ve got a goal weight of between 140-145 so it’s not like I’m shooting for some unrealistic low number.

Ahh well..... if it does end up slowing way down for a few weeks I’m going to fight through it like the fighter I am.
I mean going back to the before time isn’t an option, IMO

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Update:
Was foolish enough to get on the scale this morning.
I’m UP 1.2 pounds from yesterday. 😭😭😭😭😱😱😱😱

This is after making a concerted effort to drink 96 ounces plus Water per day and keeping my calories below 700.

Yeah so because the math just doesn’t add up, I’d say I’m in for a rough 2-3 weeks coming up.

Okay so I’m looking for ideas for NSV.
I measured this morning and I’ll check back with measurements in about 10 days then re-weigh.
Until then, the scale goes into hiding. I’m having my hubs take it to his lab and I don’t see it again until the 25th.

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Three month Surgiversary photos!

First photo is from late September when I was about my biggest. Around 138kgs (305 pounds)

Second photo is the morning of surgery - down 18kgs (40 pounds).

Third photo was last night - down 39kgs! (86 pounds!)

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2 minutes ago, EmzBee said:

Three month Surgiversary photos!

First photo is from late September when I was about my biggest. Around 138kgs (305 pounds)

Second photo is the morning of surgery - down 18kgs (40 pounds).

Third photo was last night - down 39kgs! (86 pounds!)

Wow, Emzbee! What an amazing transformation--you look like a completely different person! I know that you have had some struggles, but you have clearly been doing something right. Congratulations!

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Beautiful Emzbee u got this congratulations 🎉🎊🍾🎈

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