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I think its a healthy and real fear for anyone who used food and got to the point where they had to do this surgery. I journal every thing i eat every day, feel guilty if i dont’ get formal exercise in, feel guilty if i don’t have enough Protein or maybe have a little slip. The reality is that it is a slippery slope and regain is a healthy fear. I embrace it and use it.. but the reality is that no one will permit the regain but you and you took control of your life with the surgery and change it habits. Just agree you will do it every..single.. day. No excuses. That what gets me to the gym and eating the right foods every day. Good luck, you got this!

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On ‎3‎/‎11‎/‎2019 at 3:58 PM, gabybab said:

I'm 2 weeks post-op today and am already scared. The first week after I thought I would never eat, now I feel opposite, I can eat 1/2 cup of food and I'm afraid I will revert to my old habits. I'm going to my first support meeting tomorrow. Best wishes!

the support groups are a really key in this journey. I am not a 'people person' lol so I avoided them in the beginning. I have been twice now and OH MY I love it. my doc kept after me until I showed up.

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Seeking support from people who have been through the same experience really helps. My job is working with bariatric surgery patients, and I run the support groups for my hospital program - otherwise I would not have ever attended, but it makes such a huge difference for me. It's a monthly reminder of how far I've come and the challenges I still have to face, but I have the support of those around me. If you think you're heading into disordered eating territory (anorexia/bulimia/binge eating disorder) seek support from a therapist with experience with eating disorders.

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First of all congrats on your success so far! But I’m glad I’m not the only one who obsesses over this. I’m already thonking about that issue and I haven’t even had the sleeve surgery yet!!! I have lost (easily) anywhere between 60-100 pounds a handful of times throughout my life so far and yet here I am!.... getting ready to submit my request to insurance for Bariatric surgery because I gain it back and then some every freakin time! So I’m already terrified that this will ultimately end in the same scenario. I know this is different though. It’s a great tool given for weight loss that I feel this time might be pretty darn hard to ignore.

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I'm new here and not sure what I am doing! Had my gastric sleeve last August and have lost 80 lbs. I started out at 284 lbs - My surgery goal is to lose 100 lbs (actually would love to be 175 lbs which I was when I got married) but these last 20 lbs are killing me! Since the holidays I have been yo-yoing between 205-210 and for months now have not been able to get below 204. It's so frustrating! My eating habits are beginning to go back to pre-surgery and I can't seem to stop the old habits from returning!

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Omg don’t go back to old habits ! Do the inspire reset plan and go straight back to post surgery eating I should think . Make sure plenty of Protein, Water and the required exercise

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