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on 12/1/10 12:05 am - Modesto, CA
charmaine A.
on 12/1/10 1:41 am - MI
 Everyone varies from what i have read, didnt you go for a weigh in? how did you do...i didnt see a post stating how you
Best of Luck, Charmaine
Dawnie 88
on 12/1/10 4:42 am
VSG on 04/16/10 with
I lost 105 pounds at 6 mths postop...i had lost 100 at 5 mths and 10 days postop.


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on 12/1/10 6:39 am - Modesto, CA
i go in on fri. thanks
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on 12/1/10 9:07 am
Who is doing your surgery?  I am in Calaveras County but going to the Drs in Mdo.  Just wondering who your seeing.
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on 12/1/10 10:34 am - Modesto, CA
i go to a va hospital in palo alto ca.
on 12/1/10 5:22 am
At 6.5 months out, I had lost 115lbs and that got me to my surgeon's goal weight.
Band to VSG revision: June 3, 2009
SW 270lbs GW 150lbs CW Losing Pregancy Weight Maintenance goal W 125-130lbs

on 12/1/10 5:34 am, edited 12/1/10 5:35 am - Chandler, AZ
I'll be six months in a few weeks and I'm at -92 lbs. Last 5 weeks have been a stall as far as weight, but I've been working out a lot and lots of resistance training. Last 2 day I've lost around 5 lbs so maybe the stall is over, will see.
on 12/1/10 5:48 am - Bonner Springs, KS
VSG on 04/20/10 with
I was around 75lbs down at 6 months.
                                             Living until I die!
on 12/1/10 7:04 am - Fort Walton Beach, FL
My six month is tomorrow. I will get on the scale then. I will get back to you tomorrow.
on 12/1/10 7:09 am - TX
I had lost 75 with only 8 to go at six months.
                                  Goal in EIGHT months!
         Highest/Surgery Weight 248 Goal Weight 165 Current Weight 165-175
                           Starting BMI 33.7 Current BMI 22.1
             I'm 42 years young, my height is 6' and I've had no plastics!
                                          I  my sleeve!!!
on 12/1/10 7:22 am
 I've lost 75 and I'm 6 months, 1 week post op today!
Judith K.
on 12/1/10 7:24 am
VSG on 05/15/10 with
I could read these responses and get discouraged.  I'm 5 1/2 months out and have ONLY lost about 53# since surgery.  ONLY!!!  In the same amount of time on WW I had lost a whopping 20# and then yo-yo'd for about a year and had only lost 22# from 12/08 through 5/10!!!  Doesn't that put things in perspective????

I'm very happy w/ my 2# per week average.  I hope to make goal by my 62nd birthday (02/28) or by my surgiversary (05/15).

Can't wait to hear how you do on your weigh in.  I'm SO impressed that you don't weigh yourself.
HW -- 255.8#;  WW/pre-op lost 22.6#; CW -- 152.2#; GW 140#; 103.6# GONE FOREVER!


on 12/30/10 5:59 pm
RNY on 07/26/10 with
on 12/1/10 7:36 am - Athens, Greece
At the 6 month mark, I had lost 98 lbs with the original sleeve surgery.
I  lost 88 lbs in the same period with the re-sleeve. 
Sleeve surgery weight: 308 lbs Re-Sleeve surgery weight: 272 lbs

on 12/1/10 9:13 am
VSG on 11/22/10 with
Hope you don't mind my asking, but why did you have to be re-sleeved?
on 12/1/10 9:28 am - Vancouver BC, Canada
VSG on 09/09/10 with
I was wondering why you had the re-sleeve.  98 lbs is a good amount of weight loss. 
on 12/2/10 4:59 am - Athens, Greece
I totally agree. 98 lbs is a good amount of weight loss. But...

My SLEEVE surgery was almost 4 yrs ago. Surgery day weight was 308 lbs.
There was no bougie used, not oversewn. I had a gastrograffin x-ray done and my stomach was small, but it looked more like an hourglass and less like a banana. The stomach left, was comparable to a 60F bougie stomach(!!!!). My starting weight was 310 lbs. I lost 125 lbs within a year. I kept it off for 1.5 years. At 2.5 yrs out of surgery, I started regain. I regained 86 lbs within 8 months. I could eat way more!!!! Almost like I used to eat before surgery. I thought it was all my fault, that all the bad old habits returned and that I'm a total failure. On Jan/2010 I decide to find out what the problem was. So, I had a second gastrograffin x-ray (barium) and I found out that my stomach was a huge hourglass, which could hold more than 20 ounces.
That's why my NEW surgeon and I, decided to have a RE-SLEEVE surgery (33F bougie, oversewn).
I've lost 94 lbs so far, with a total loss of 130 lbs (sleeve + resleeve).

Sleeve surgery weight: 308 lbs Re-Sleeve surgery weight: 272 lbs

on 6/16/11 3:09 pm, edited 10/2/11 5:59 am - East Amherst, NY
 Why did you have to have a resleeve if you don't mind me asking?
on 12/1/10 9:31 am - Durango, CO
VSG on 06/08/10 with
I wish I hadn't opened this post because now I feel bummed.

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