RESOURCES = POST OP PLANNER
HI ALL, I was viewing some old post re: how much have you lost.. and as we all know every one is different and depends on soooo many other factors....Gender, HEIGHT, AGE, starting weight, goal weight, percentage of excess loss you want or should lose and the amount of time..so as im reading i see another poster say this and unless you put all this information in it means nothing to someone else if they are trying to compare (although you shouldn't compare)
sooo the poster said to go up top and click on Resources and then open up Post Op Planner
put in your information and you quickly get an overview of what you possibly can lose and so far im on track...
So try it all and see if it works for you
The POP was very accurate for my loss right after surgery.
Losing regain is much much slower!!
Laura in Texas
53 years old; 5'7" tall; HW: 339 (BMI=53); GW: 140 CW: 170 (BMI=27)
RNY: 09-17-08 Dr. Garth Davis
brachioplasty: 12-18-09 Dr. Wainwright; lbl/bl: 06-28-11 Dr. LoMonaco
"May your choices reflect your hopes and not your fears."
Thanks for posting this--it was super eye-opening! I'm 9.3 years post op from my RNY. I started at 253 lbs and today I'm 161 lbs. These numbers reveal that I have kept off 80% of my excess weight. I do experience fluctuations and I weighed 173 lbs about 4 years ago. At my lowest point after surgery I got down to 151 lbs, but I looked bonier than I'd anticipated and I subsequently revised my goal weight up to 158 lbs. I don't recall ever weighing 138 lbs, which is listed as my Ideal Body Weight.
Great job JulianaBella,
im glad it helped you... pass it on.. and great job on your weightloss...I too am 242 and I want to get to 185 my chart say I should be in the 140is to 169ish.. im 5'9 my lowest was 169 with the band and I did not like it either I like 183-185..i hope I make it there again..
Many of us will reach our goal weight, as suggested by the BMI charts and/or our surgeon, within 18 months or a couple of years after surgery. It seems however, that the visual dissections we subject ourselves to in front of our mirrors lead a large number of us to revise our goal weight upwards, once we reach that "perfect" weight.