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Hello, I was sleeved on Aug 21,2021. I lost 23 lbs first week post op but I started the famous stall on my 2nd week and I havent been able to break it. Any tips?

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Same. I'm 3 weeks out tomorrow, lost 25 lbs. off the bat, not a pound down the last 4 days. I started tracking everything in MyFitnessPal to see what my calories/macros look like. I'm following my clinic's plan to a T. I'm trying to be patient and not get worked up over the stall. But it is super frustrating.

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Yes, just stick to your program! It happens to all of us. Just make sure you are hitting your daily Protein and Water goals. Stalls can last days/weeks so be patient 😊

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stick to your program and stay off the scale for a few days - and know that it'll break and you'll be on your way again!

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I am also discouraged about my lack of weight loss. I'm 64, so I'm wondering if age has something to do with it. That and total irregularity (no movement at all, in spite of multiple laxatives being taken!)

My surgery was September 1. Before the surgery, I had lost 15 lbs. The first 10 days after the surgery I lost 10 lbs, but not a pound since (11 days). I am increasing my activity and up to walking /or stationary biking 40 minutes a day. I hit all my Protein grams and Water goals, and consume between 400-600 calories. I know people say this will get better, but I'm afraid my age and digestive woes are working against me.

Any older people have trouble making this work? I'm not going to give up, but I started at 288 and should be seeing more progress.

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I had lost 36 lbs at my 6-week checkup. Another woman who had her sleeve done the same day had also lost 36 at 6 weeks. That may be a guideline for you. liquid and soft foods, concentrate on Protein, drinking before and after by 30 min, remembering your stomach can only handle up to 2/4 cup, throwing up, that all makes the weight go.

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17 hours ago, Amy Braun said:

I am also discouraged about my lack of weight loss. I'm 64, so I'm wondering if age has something to do with it. That and total irregularity (no movement at all, in spite of multiple laxatives being taken!)

My surgery was September 1. Before the surgery, I had lost 15 lbs. The first 10 days after the surgery I lost 10 lbs, but not a pound since (11 days). I am increasing my activity and up to walking /or stationary biking 40 minutes a day. I hit all my Protein grams and Water goals, and consume between 400-600 calories. I know people say this will get better, but I'm afraid my age and digestive woes are working against me.

Any older people have trouble making this work? I'm not going to give up, but I started at 288 and should be seeing more progress.

Try using a glycerin suppository laxative. I hadn't gone in a week and I used one and I had a BM in a half hour. So much better!

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