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9 minutes ago, Jerald180 said:

Had my mini gastric bypass on Nov 19th. As of today I am down 29 lbs. Is that average? Almost seems excessive. A pound a day…

I lost 34 lbs the first 30 days, 27 lbs the next 30, for a total of 61 lbs in 60 days.

It's a great sign as early weight loss - with the MGB at least - does seem to indicate a great long-term result.

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Just now, Jerald180 said:

Thanks! That is encouraging…

Yep. My current issue is how to stop losing. I can see my ribcage now, it's actually not where I want to be (stupid COVID, dropped 2 more lbs). I know it'll flip back to watching what I eat soon, but so far, so good.

Do you know how long your bypass is?

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it seems 15-25 lbs is pretty average for the first month, but you'll always find a few folks who lose more or less than that. They're kind of outliers - but on the other hand, since you're male, it wouldn't be surprising that you've lost more than the typical range.

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1 minute ago, catwoman7 said:

it seems 15-25 lbs is pretty average for the first month, but you'll always find a few folks who lose more or less than that. They're kind of outliers - but on the other hand, since you're male, it wouldn't be surprising that you've lost more than the typical range.

This! Also, MGB has a fairly dramatic early loss, whereas VSG and to some extent RNY present a more distributed WL profile. Many MGB'ers are almost at goal at 6 months.

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4 minutes ago, Jerald180 said:

Think he said 90 cm.? Not sure. That’s 3 ft.

Hm, maybe? I'm just curious what people get these days. :)

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On 12/19/2021 at 14:22, Jerald180 said:



Had my mini gastric bypass on Nov 19th. As of today I am down 29 lbs. Is that average? Almost seems excessive. A pound a day…


I had mine of the 23rd of November and I am down 29lbs. I was shocked like you, but it seems to be normal. 💛💛💛💛

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I had VSG and lost 37 lbs the first month and 19 the second month, so I'd say 29 in a month is pretty darn good and not to worry.

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it seems 15-25 lbs is pretty average for the first month, but you'll always find a few folks who lose more or less than that. They're kind of outliers - but on the other hand, since you're male, it wouldn't be surprising that you've lost more than the typical range.
I'm one of the slow ones! I've only lost 18 pounds since Nov 26. Ugh.

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I'm 10 pounds below goal 6 months after RNY. Dr thinks I'll drop another 30. Already down 102. And SW was 248. Lucky or cursed??

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