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On 2/18/2019 at 7:26 PM, Popb said:

Had my sleeve Jan 9th. Down about 35 pounds. Was nervous about my decision to get the surgery but don't regret it at all
Have already quit taking two diabetes medications and looking forward to be diabetes free.

That's awesome.

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I had my surgery on 1/22 and since my initial doctor's appointment I'm down 61lbs, but I have only lost 16lbs post op. It's a little discouraging since it seems like most people have lost 20 or more one month post-op. I have been following the diet and going on lots of walks so I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong.

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Any tips or suggestions would be greatly appreciated!

Edited by Jacqueline L

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6 minutes ago, Jacqueline L said:

I had my surgery on 1/22 and since my initial doctor's appointment I'm down 61lbs, but I have only lost 16lbs post op. It's a little discouraging since it seems like most people have lost 20 or more one month post-op. I have been following the diet and going on lots of walks so I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong.

16 lbs in a month is very good. Everyone is different.

Are you drinking enough fluids and walking? How many calories are you taking in a day?

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6 minutes ago, Johnny B said:

16 lbs in a month is very good. Everyone is different.

Are you drinking enough fluids and walking? How many calories are you taking in a day?

I could probably be drinking more Water if I'm being completely honest. I don't think I hit the target water intake on most days, but I try to drink as often as I can. I go on at least one 30 min fast-paced walk daily and my average calorie intake has been 600-700.

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1 minute ago, Jacqueline L said:

I could probably be drinking more Water if I'm being completely honest. I don't think I hit the target Water intake on most days, but I try to drink as often as I can. I go on at least one 30 min fast-paced walk daily and my average calorie intake has been 600-700.

You seem to be doing what you should be exercise and calorie-wise. Are you getting at least 60 grams of Protein?

Keep in mind that everyone loses at their own pace. 16 lbs is good, nothing to be discouraged about. Keep up the good work.

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2 hours ago, Johnny B said:

You seem to be doing what you should be exercise and calorie-wise. Are you getting at least 60 grams of Protein?

Keep in mind that everyone loses at their own pace. 16 lbs is good, nothing to be discouraged about. Keep up the good work.

Yeah I'm getting about 60-70 grams of Protein per day.

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