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How much did you lose the first month?

on 2/23/12 6:18 am
I am a few weeks away from surgery and I am curious how much weight you lost your first month after surgery.
on 2/23/12 6:21 am - OK
VSG on 01/17/12
 20 lbs =) i've seen some lose much more than i did!
~*Lifes a garden, dig it*~

on 2/23/12 6:42 am
I lost 18 pounds the 1st month. I was hoping it would have been more but I lost 19 pounds the 2 months before my surgery. I started my 3 week stall after week 3. But remember, everyone is different & we all lose at different rates. Any weight loss you have will be great. Good luck!
on 2/23/12 6:53 am
Thanks!  I have a wedding to go to in June and I was "dreaming" of what my size might be.  :o)
on 2/23/12 7:02 am
30.something but it has slowed down a lot since then. I lost 9.4 before and 16.something the 2nd month and absolutely nothing the 3rd month so far. That first month was my favorite :) 

HW 380.8+  SW- 371.4  CW- 234.4  GW- 200 


on 2/23/12 7:23 am - AL
I am 24 days out and have lost 55lbs.  20 of that was preop diet, 35lbs is since surgery.  I also started out at a high weight.  I think you lose about 10% the first month. the (almost) daily journey after VSG

Eat to live, don't live to eat.
on 2/23/12 8:21 am
I lost just about, but not quite 10% of my total body weight the first month. I weighed 243 on surgery day and lost 23.something the first month out. I had already lost 23 during my pre op dieting, so I was totally happy with that number.

HW - 278,  GW <180   

Our compulsions hold the truths to lessons waiting to be learned. 

on 2/23/12 8:26 am - LA
My NUT told me to take each food stage and extend it a few days to really help jump start the weight loss. I lost 14 lbs pre op and was sleeved on 2/17 and lost another 11 lbs. Stay focused and walk a lot!!
on 2/23/12 8:27 am - OH
VSG on 01/23/12
I am 54 years old - 5 ft. 8 in - starting weight on surgery day was 305 and today is my one month surgiversary. I have lost 26 lbs this past month.  I hit an early stall - starting at day 8 (thought I was going to lose my mind!) and didn't lose anything for close to 2 weeks but it picked back up in the 4th week. Best of luck to you. .
on 2/23/12 8:54 am - PA
VSG on 01/05/12
  I lost 25lbs the first month, 10pre-op & 15lbs post-op.  So far in my 2nd month I've lost 12, I am in my
7th week.