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Hey all!

Bit of advice, or just someone to confirm and ease my mind!

So my overall target weight to loose was 5 and a half stone to get to my target weight. A healthy weight in the middle of my ideal BMI.

8 weeks post op I am roughly half way through reaching this target with a 2 and half stone lost.
however I feel this is slowing down… I still can’t eat much so I’m not eating loads more or anything… I’m trying to keep my Water intake up..

im crap at sticking to exercise plans - But trying to walk and move more in terms of housework etc.

do you think it will continue again? Im having a doubting moment…. 😢☹️
Or do I need to sharpen up and get my self exercised ….

I think I know the answers just probably need someone to tell me as well…

em x

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4 hours ago, eholmes89 said:

Hey all!

Bit of advice, or just someone to confirm and ease my mind!

So my overall target weight to loose was 5 and a half stone to get to my target weight. A healthy weight in the middle of my ideal BMI.

8 weeks post op I am roughly half way through reaching this target with a 2 and half stone lost.
however I feel this is slowing down… I still can’t eat much so I’m not eating loads more or anything… I’m trying to keep my Water intake up..

im crap at sticking to exercise plans - But trying to walk and move more in terms of housework etc.

do you think it will continue again? Im having a doubting moment…. 😢☹️
Or do I need to sharpen up and get my self exercised ….

I think I know the answers just probably need someone to tell me as well…

em x

This of it as a percentage of total weight. If you weight 200 and lose 30 pounds you lost 15% of your body weight. If you now weight 270 and lose 15%, that is 15 pounds. So if you lose at the same RATE, you are going to lose less weight, in this case, 25 pounds. So you lose at the same rate, but it is less pounds. That said, the initial weight is going to come off at a faster rate, so if you drop that rate, it is going to come off more slowly from a lower weight so it seems slower than it really is, if that makes any sense.

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14 hours ago, eholmes89 said:

Hey all!

Bit of advice, or just someone to confirm and ease my mind!

So my overall target weight to loose was 5 and a half stone to get to my target weight. A healthy weight in the middle of my ideal BMI.

8 weeks post op I am roughly half way through reaching this target with a 2 and half stone lost.
however I feel this is slowing down… I still can’t eat much so I’m not eating loads more or anything… I’m trying to keep my Water intake up..

im crap at sticking to exercise plans - But trying to walk and move more in terms of housework etc.

do you think it will continue again? Im having a doubting moment…. 😢☹️
Or do I need to sharpen up and get my self exercised ….

I think I know the answers just probably need someone to tell me as well…

em x

I think it sounds like you are doing great! 🤩

You are already halfway to your goal and you just had your surgery in July!!!🤯😱🥳 From what I read, the average WLS patient loses half their excess weight around the 6 month mark. That is typically when weight loss might start slowing down (but people typically lose for about a year to 18 months post-op) . Just keep doing what your doing. Keep your Water, Protein, & food in check. Start tracking again, if you stopped. Adding exercise in, as you said, sounds like it would be a way to help tone up and maybe help boost the weight loss. Maybe just start with increasing the length or speed of your walks or add weights, at first. We are still pretty close to the surgery, so start things gradually. I am not very good about exercise either. I walk, but I need to start doing more. Let me know if you find anything you like! I like to swim, but it is so much money to join a pool. I am looking into the vibration plates, as they are supposed to help with weightloss, toning, aches & pains, lymphatic system, & cellulite.

Congratulations on your weight loss results. You are doing so well. I'm sure you will keep losing. Don't forget, there will be stalls along the way. 😊

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