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You're doing great! Don't worry. When have you ever lost a pound a day for 2 weeks?! Don't compare yourself to others, it is just not fair, and will mess with your head. Keep up the good work!

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When was the last time you lost 15 lbs. in 2 weeks? Your body is recovering from the surgery so things will take a little while to normalize.

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Sounds better then normal to me

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I started at a BMI of 40. SW was 209. I am almost 3 months out and have lost about 25 pounds. So I have lost about 33% of my excess weight. While this is a lower amount of loss it is the expected percentage for 3 mths out. It is so hard not to compare to others but there are so many factors that effect rate of loss from starting weight, gender, hight, and medical considerations. So I am averaging about 2 pounds a week. I am OK with this rate loss as long as I continue to trend down. Best of luck on your journey and remember to follow your plan, drink Water, move, and enjoy life.

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I lost 14 lbs the first month, so I would say you are doing excellent.

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13 hours ago, gborofoodie said:

I'm two weeks post op and have only lost about 15 lbs. Should I have lost more? I know I don't drink enough Water so could that be the problem?

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I totally get your disappointment and frustration. My first week I lost ten and in the first month 18 which is super disappointing when you see others lose 30 in a month or 20 in a week! I struggle daily with the disappointment that I seem to be a slow loser...but 15 lbs is AMAZING in two weeks. Thats over 7lbs a week. so things are going great.

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