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4 hours ago, ms.sss said:

Hang in there!

I'm trying. Who knew the worst part of the surgery was the stall??? Not the liquid diet, not the pain, not the recovery, not the learning how to eat. The STALL!!!!! lol

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On 05/28/2022 at 10:47, SleeveDiva2022 said:






I don't really live anywhere that I can go walking outside (I live right in downtown, and if you know anything about downtown Denver right now, you know you can't go walking there) so I use my apartment complex's gym. I want to add inclines to the treadmill but my surgeon said no until I hit 6 weeks post op. I can't lift any weights (I only do 3 and 5 pound weights) until then, too. And no running or jogging until then. So I'm kinda stuck at just speed walking on the treadmill and riding the exercise bike. If that means I'm gonna be in this stall another 2 weeks, I might very well lose my mind lol But I'm happy you finally broke the stall!!! How much did you lose when you saw the stall broke?


272 to 270.4, I’ll take it!

PS I LOVE downtown Denver! But I agree, not walk friendly!

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36 minutes ago, redhead_che said:

272 to 270.4, I’ll take it!

PS I LOVE downtown Denver! But I agree, not walk friendly!

Especially now. Crime has gone up, it's become a tent city, there's trash everywhere, and panhandlers on every corner. So....apartment gym it is...

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I'm now on day 12 of this stupid stall. I'm just so over it. This really is the pits.

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On 5/20/2022 at 6:45 AM, ms.sss said:

Yeah, everyone defines a stall differently.

Personally I use at least “1 week of consecutive days of non-weight-nor-inches loss” as a definition.

It's day 12, and it feels like there's no end in sight. Who knew this would be the worst part of the surgery???

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6 hours ago, SleeveDiva2022 said:

It's day 12, and it feels like there's no end in sight. Who knew this would be the worst part of the surgery???

https://www.tiktok.com/t/ZTd7RwRs6/?k=1

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It won’t let me quote the video link but that was very helpful! I think my stall broke more because I changed a few things in my day to day but this is encouraging that it will break regardless!

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1 hour ago, acopas said:

Thank you!!! Just what I needed. I know in my brain that it'll pass, but MAN, when you're in it (especially for the first time) it's hard to remember that.

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13 hours ago, acopas said:

What a great video. Thank you for sharing it @acopas.

Watching it reminded me to ask if you take body measurements @SleeveDiva2022? Some people notice their physical measurements decrease while in a stall even though the scale doesn’t change.

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1 hour ago, Arabesque said:

What a great video. Thank you for sharing it @acopas.

Watching it reminded me to ask if you take body measurements @SleeveDiva2022? Some people notice their physical measurements decrease while in a stall even though the scale doesn’t change.

No, I don't have any kind of tape measure, and I never did any "before" measurements.

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Take lots of pictures from the same angle in the same outfit. You'll notice a difference regardless of the number.

Sent from my SM-G975U using BariatricPal mobile app

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I’d go ahead and get a measuring tape if I were you. Yes clothes fit different but with there being no standard sizing, I don’t trust that. Pictures are great too but sometimes I struggle to see the difference there as well.

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8 hours ago, SleeveDiva2022 said:

No, I don't have any kind of tape measure, and I never did any "before" measurements.

I didnt either but started to record measurements around the 4 month mark and I have noticed reducing numbers on the tape measure but not so much on the scales so it has been good to see that. Tape measures are cheap I encourage you to get one.

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1 hour ago, SleeverSk said:

I didnt either but started to record measurements around the 4 month mark and I have noticed reducing numbers on the tape measure but not so much on the scales so it has been good to see that. Tape measures are cheap I encourage you to get one.

Yeah I'm going to head out tomorrow and get one (it's Memorial Day here and I don't want to deal with crowds at Walmart and Target with people getting last minute stuff for parties and BBQs).

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MY STALL BROKE!!!!!!!!!!!! I just weighed myself this morning and I'm down 3 pounds!!!!! WOOOOOHOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!

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