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So, first post-op visit ONLY 8lbs down..... 32 lbs total isn’t that bad



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So, stepping on the scale I was excited to think that I may have loss at least 10lbs. But as the story of my previous weight loss efforts, great try and effort but still short. It’s been 2 weeks - no complications, getting all my Protein and liquids. .... So, 8 lbs sucks, but it’s better than gaining weight. So, I recommit to 64 oz of Water (not counting protein shakes); hitting my protein mark, kicking the walking into high gear.
Can’t wait to see what my three month visit has in store for me !!

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8 pounds in two weeks is WONDERFUL! Each person's body has its own timetable and it'll come one day at a time. ANY loss is better than NO loss. Way to go! Good job! Keep up the good work!

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Ave. weight loss post surgery is 2-4lbs. Congrats for being at the top of average. :)

When was the last time you lost 8lbs in 2 weeks? :)

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2 minutes ago, elcee said:

I think we should ban the word “only”

I wholeheartedly agree! 🙂

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1 minute ago, GradyCat said:

I wholeheartedly agree! 🙂

I also agree. Any amount of weight lost is a great thing.

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8 lbs in the first two weeks is fine. A lot of people come home from the hospital heavier than when they went in because of all the fluids they pump into you. It takes a few days to get that all out of your system and for the real weight loss to begin. I lost 16 lbs in the first *month* (I don't remember what it was in the first two weeks), so we're probably about the same.

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