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Gastric Bypass and 3.5 years later considering Lapband

Molly S.
on 6/4/08 8:17 am - Chicago, IL
Hi everyone,   Please email me if you had the Gastric bypass and you had a lap band afterwards to lose additional weight.  Want to know if this was successful for you.  I want to lose another 60 to 80 pounds and I am thinking of having the lap band to do that.  I have already lost about 300 pounds.  Hope to hear from you and thanks in advance for your replies.   Yolanda

       HW 611  Pre-opW 580   LW 302  GW 238         
              

JaneSweetz
on 6/4/08 8:20 am, edited 6/4/08 8:20 am
That is a tremendous amount of weight!!! Wonderful job - WOWsers ..... I have seen people talk about having done that on the revision board.  If you look around there you will find people. Just in case you hadnt received a response.
Molly S.
on 6/4/08 9:48 am - Chicago, IL
THanks!
Molly S.
on 6/4/08 8:27 am - Chicago, IL

Thanks for tip and congrats, I will post there also.

Vivian Prouty
on 6/4/08 9:36 am - Fort Worth, TX
RNY on 11/22/05 with
Lap band takes along time to loose the weight with it.   You might go back to your bariatric surgeon and see if you pouch has stretched out.   They can do a revision to the pouch and make it smaller.   I really don't think that you would be happy with the lap band...but who knows?????    I have heard of the other way around....going from band to RNY....but never RNY to band.    Good luck with your revision and congradulations on your successful WLS. Hugs and blessings ~~~ Vivian

GOD GRANT ME THE SERENITY TO ACCEPT THE THINGS I CAN NOT CHANGE;   COURAGE TO CHANGE THE THINGS THAT I CAN;  AND THE WISDOM TO KNOW THE DIFFERENCE !!!!    THIS IS MY DAILY PRAYER.
Vivian Prouty      Obesity Help Support Group Coach  "LOSE IT 4 LIFE"


 

Molly S.
on 6/4/08 9:49 am - Chicago, IL
Thanks!@
(deactivated member)
on 6/4/08 9:43 am
There are several folks on the Lap Band bord that have added a band after their Bypass in order to increase the amount of restriciton on their pouch. Can I just say you have done a wonderful job thus far and I view you as one of my new Sheroes!
Molly S.
on 6/4/08 9:46 am - Chicago, IL
Thanks!
(deactivated member)
on 6/4/08 10:00 am
Hey I;m just telling the truth-you have done a wonderful job!
birder I.
on 6/4/08 10:37 am - Rockford, IL

Come to the lapband board and ask. There is also a woman on the IL board who had lap after RNY and she is quite content. Check out the IL board.

Connie 

 

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