- HEALTH TRACKER
Yes. I have a partner of 23 years. He had RNY in 2006 and I had Lapband in 2008. He has gained some weight back, but not a huge amount. My weight is pretty consistent. I believe we are typical of most WLS patients. Those first few years after surgery are the honeymoon years where the weight falls off. After that, you are just like anyone else,. You need to be vigilant of your diet and activity level. I know as a Lapband patient I know how to work my band. In other words, I can cheat and eat more if I want. I know staying fit will be a life long project for me.
My husband is from central Ohio, near Mt. Vernon. We are in the Central Ohio area now and then. He helps his family with showing ponies at fairs. Many are in that area.
My best advice to you is take it one day at a time. Be positive and be active. Being an active person has helped me keep my weight off. I am much happier as an active person too,