123 lbs lost

on 8/16/12 4:31 pm - San Antonio, TX
 I just wanted to say how happy I am that I received the lap band.  My surgery date was 8-19-08, and I have kept off 123 lbs.  This was the best decision I could have made!!  I run now for the first time in my life, and am training for a 1/2 marathon.  I never dreamed in a million years that I would have such an active lifestyle!!
Gina      6.4cc in 10cc band           3cc at time of surgery; 1st fill 3cc; 2nd fill 0.4cc
on 8/16/12 4:43 pm, edited 8/15/12 9:44 pm - Warwick, RI
So happy for you, great job!

I am a little over a year out down 80.6 hoping to do most of a half marathon on Sunday!
( ticker changed when Dr visit only)
Bette B.
on 8/16/12 6:14 pm

Damn, I admire people who can run!

My knees are so shot to sh*t that I can barely walk fast. Arthritis is the only comorbidity that my surgery didn't fix! 


Banded 10 years & maintaining my weight loss!! Any questions, message me.

on 8/16/12 6:29 pm
VSG on 10/05/17
Nice to hear from another successful bandster!  Congrats on your weight loss and exercise.  I am almost 4 years out and starting to work my band again.  I lost 80 LBS and kept it off for 3 1/2 years, I just had a fill a couple of months ago and are almost down another 20 LBS so I am still working my band and I have 2 pounds to go to reach 100 LBS lost and 4 LBS to go to get to onderland hoping to get there by Labor Day.


(deactivated member)
on 8/16/12 11:37 am, edited 8/16/12 11:39 am
Lap Band on 07/19/12
Congrats to you!  I am just beginning my journey & find myself getting alittle frustrated at times thingking I'm not gonna lose the weight fast enough but then think I didn't gain it overnight so I'm sure the heck not gonna lose it overnight. I can't wait to get to the point in my life where you are in yours!
Bette B.
on 8/16/12 6:39 pm
 I didn't gain it overnight so I'm sure the heck not gonna lose it overnight.


Banded 10 years & maintaining my weight loss!! Any questions, message me.

on 8/16/12 7:45 pm
congrats that is great
Highest 317 6/1 start pre-op diet312 6/15 2 days before surgery303 6/22 5 days post-op296  6/28 11 days post-op  290 7/5 18 days post-op 288 8/19 10 weeks post-op 278 9/10 274 11/6 268 2/18 257 3/26 249 5/14 237
on 8/16/12 10:19 pm
Way to go, your bandiversary is coming up, happy early bandiversary!! Good luck on your 1/2 marathon. I too, have begun to run, exercise 5 days a week and am thankful for my band, too.
Keep up the good work!!
 Mari  Nothing tastes as good as being thin feels!
on 8/16/12 10:39 pm
 Congrats! I love success stories!

12/09 and 6/11, 9 skin removal procedures with Dr. Sauceda in Monterrey Mexico
Revised to the Sleeve after losing 271 lbs with the LapBand. 

Kate -True Brit
on 8/17/12 1:09 am - UK
 Congrats to another successfully maintaining bandster!

Highest 290, Banded - 248   Lowest 139 (too thin!). Comfort zone 155-165.

Happily banded since May 2006.  Regain of 28lbs 2013-14.  ALL GONE!

But some has returned! Up to 175, argh! Off we go again,


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