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Pre-Op?

In the First Month Post-Op?

One-Three Months Post-Op?

Three-Six Months Post Op?

Just curious. Many people lose quite a bit on the pre-op diet a month or two, or more, before surgery. I would assume that the pre-op clear liquid diet would yield more of a loss, but some people have just as much quick loss on the Clear Liquids post-op, leading up to solid foods. Please chime in - thanks!

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I still haven't had surgery, but I lost 46 lbs in the 7 months preparing and waiting for my surgery to be scheduled. My pre-op diet isn't liquid, it's just low carb and low fat and high Protein and lots of veggies. I've lost about 2 lbs in the last week.

Hopefully people who have been through all the stages will chime in and let you know... I am curious too!

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First six months, for me. It slowed down after that, but the good thing is that it kept going and going. I was still losing almost two years after surgry.

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I was on my pre-op diet for a little over 3 weeks and lost 22 pounds.

My surgery date was 8/25 and I have lost an additional 13 pounds. As silly as it sounds, I am paranoid about gaining weight once I start eating soft foods in a couple of days, and then solid foods the week after that. I am already dreading the 3-week stall that a lot of folks are talking about.

I have a follow up with my surgeon on Thursday, and will see what he says.

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I was a lower BMI so my numbers may be a little lower. I lost 15 pounds on the pre op diet and ten the first month. It went down from there.

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1) pre-op diet 2) first month of surgery (about the same amount of weight on each)

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Unfortunately the heady weight loss rate of the first few weeks after surgery doesn’t last & your rate will slow over time. I lost about 5kg in the 2.5 weeks pre surgery diet. I lost about 9kg in the first month post surgery, another 9 the next two months (so18kg+/- in those first three months post surgery). Took another three months to lose the 9kg to my goal. (Just noticed the repeating 9kg losses over those time frames - freaky!) I lost another 11.5kg over the next year (months 6 to 18).

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Well, I'm 19 months out. According to my logbook I lost the most my first month. This is my entire weight loss log post surgery if you're curious (for reference, I lost 68 pounds prior to surgery. I also have more stalls then anyone I've ever seen on this site) :

1st Month= 23 pounds

2nd Month= 15 pounds

3rd Month= 17 pounds

4th Month= 10 pounds

5th Month= 9 pounds

6th Month= 10 pounds

7th Month= 6 pounds

8th Month= 9 pounds

9th Month= 5 pounds

10th Month= 7 pounds

11th Month= 6 pounds

12th Month= 4 pounds

13th Month= 4 pounds

14th Month= 3 pounds

15th Month= 4 pounds

16th Month= 4 pounds

17th Month= 1 pound

18th Month= 5 pounds

19 Month= 1 pound

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