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Hi everyone. Today is 6 months out for me. Doing well. No problems at all...except constipation. I drink a lot of Water, get in the recommended Protein, exercise and take in less than 20 grams of carbs. a day. My surgery weight was 203 on 1/15/20. Today I weigh 133.2 ...7/15/20. I’m pretty happy with that. I do have to confess I get a bit jealous when I read a lot of you lose quite a bit more than that in the same amount of time. I have lost 10 pounds every months...almost consistently! I can say I have rarely ever went over 500 calories a day since day 1. My goal is 120 lbs. almost there!!! Just wanted to check in and wish everyone well!!!!

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you started out at a pretty low weight for a WLS patient, so I'm not surprised that you've lost slowly (although 10 lbs a month really isn't slow - I started out at over 300 lbs, and other than the first month, 10 lbs a month is about what I lost as well...). Anyway, starting BMI is a major factor in your rate of weight loss, so your weight loss is about what I'd expect

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I had surgery 6/29 and started at 204. I hope I can come close to your current weight at 6 months. That’s great- congrats!

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Congratulations! You should be very happy with what you’ve achieved. You’ve been committed & put in a lot of hard work to get here.

I was a very similar starting weight to you & I lost about the same amount in my first 6 months. I don’t think we are slow losers at all. Remember, the more you have to lose the more you lose in the beginning.

Oh, the constipation. Lol. It’s a real joy isn’t it. Would you have imagined the elation you’d feel when you go to the bathroom & actually have a BM. It does make sense when you consider the high Protein diet & the small amount of food you’re consuming though. I can tell you it does improve when you get into maintenance. However, I still have the odd day or two when there’s just nothing happening.

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You've done great and by the way 70lb in six months is not slow at all. I'd say for your lower start weight your fat loss was quite quick. Well done!

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Congratulations!!! You are doing fabulous!!!

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Excellent

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