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  • Been awhile

    LJ1972

    I am still out here... bouncing around in my weight fluctuations ( 182-189).  Trying... AGAIN... to get things under control. My life is sheer chaos and I can't get a grip on it long enough ...

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  • 2014 New Beginnings

    D. Merritt

    I am here again committing to myself and my health.  I am 54 years old (for one more month) and I am down again 60lbs.  I had a very bad last 4 years, but now after a divorce and a major mov...

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  • 6 weeks and counting.........

    acrazy_2011

    So I have passed my 6 week mark and I feel sick all the time. I really don't like this feeling all I want to do is stay in bed I hate this feeling. I know I need to eat food but if I am gonn...

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  • 5 days post-op

    NewMe2Be72

    I  am 5 days post op, doing well as for fluids, give or take, trying to get my walking in doing my spirometer.. what I am really dealing with is a pain, mostly stabbing then lingering..with ...

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  • I want PIZZA!!!

    Nina1119

    I'm pre-op, surgery on 10-22, I want a pizza so bad!  It's unusual because pizza isn't usually my food of choice.  I want the salt, the greasiness and the CARBS!  I'M HAVING SURGERY IN 3 DAY...

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  • Weird Week 2

    mevoila86

    Feeling a little frustrated here. I was so excited to move on the full liquids. I went and purchased everything I needed to follow the meal plan to the T. What I didn't plan for was for the ...

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  • 6th day After surgery

    Kim Farfan

    October 19th 2014 Today I woke up well rested. Let me start off by saying the surgery went wonderfully :) Thank God for a great team of doctors and nurses. I spent 8 hours in surgery and 2 ...

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  • Getting Revised YIKES

    BDizzle

    I can't remember the last time I was on here but wanted to update. I was banded 5 years ago, lost 100 lbs, then was blessed with my 3rd beautiful baby (SURPRISE) so after taking a year plus ...

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  • So thankful!

    margarita_mrs

    I know Thanksgiving was last weekend, but I am finding I have more and more to be thankful for in respect to my decision to have WLS.  I am thankful for people who are going through (or have...

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  • What a day!

    AnnyBananny

    Yesterday was a BIG DAY! After feeling very intimidated by it, I finally tried a Spin class. WOW! I don't think I've ever sweated so much - and it was the BEGINNER class! But I loved it. I ...

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  • Spent most of my day...looking for friends

    Stacy B.

    I have spent most of my day just looking at different profiles on this sight. Searching for answers to so many questions. Is this the right path for me? Can I do the life changing that is ex...

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  • First Blog post - Surgery & the holidays

    ANGELINA6501

    My surgery date is December 16th, which is less than two months from now. I am ok with having my surgery around Christmas as I need to be on a break from college (so I can rest up without wo...

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  • Why is everything taking so long?

    luxurycouture

    I am beginning to get frustrated. I literally have been at this since January- trying to get an appointment with a surgeon (check!) getting an appointment with the nutritionist (check!), get...

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  • New Patient Seminar Very Informative

    bruindiva92

    Had the new patient orientation today at UCLA. Dr. Dutson was very humorous and outlined the pros and cons of each type of surgery.  UCLA only performs the sleeve and the Roux-en-Y.  I am no...

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  • Surgey Date is Set for November 21st, 2014!

    Laura H.

    I am so thrilled my surgery date is set! I know this is happening now and it's not just an apparition in my mind. I'm trying to find pics to put on my profile and realizing I delete all "bad...

    1 comment
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