MARIA F. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
To the former bandsters...... - I am hoping to revise to VSG soon. So tell me.........what was your experience? Did you lose slower than the virgin VSG'ers???

MARIA F. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
What will they come up with next?! - Discuss: http://www.mybariatricsolutions.com/lap-band-wagon

MARIA F. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Lisa Beeze? Gurenica? Check in with us! -   Haven't seen either one of them in quite awhile and just wondered how they are doing? If you are in touch with either one of them tell them to stop by and say hi!

MARIA F. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Mayo Clinic and Emory in Atlanta No Longer Banding -   That's right. As of the last month or 2 these have terminated their banding program. They will still fill/unfill, but they will no longer place a lapband! So I was jus...

MARIA F. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Just wanted to share.......... -   This is a network special on lapbands that occured on Aussi TV: http://theprojecttv.com.au/video.htm Then on the right hand side of the page, click on "Special ...

MARIA F. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Please tell me your views on this..... -   Restriction for life! Ok so before I got banded I debated between RNY and the band. To me 2 of the big plusses with the band were of course, "least invasive", and that it ...

MARIA F. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Question for the revisioners -   If you revised, how have you done with your VSG? Do you feel your weight loss was slower? Do you feel you have had additional problems as a result of damage  or complicati...

MARIA F. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Please Tell Me! -   Why would one lie and hide?! Cheerleaders need to be as vocal about their bands NOT working as they were about how damn awesome they thought their bands were!!!!!!!!!!! Pl...

MARIA F. posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
DON'T DO IT! -   Liquid calories that is. Many bandsters (or WLS'ers in general actually) focus on what they eat, and getting protein in. Many will avoid carbonation, but not necessarily t...

MARIA F. posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
Clothing Exchange and Vendor Expo Stockbridge GA 1 - Huge Clothing Exchange and Vendor Expo Stockbridge GA 11-12noon    SWAP  don't  SHOP What: Clothes Swap with GA Losing for Life OH Support group When: Saturda...

MARIA F. posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
Huge Clothing ExchangeStockbridge GA 11-12noon Sat - Huge Clothing Exchange and Vendor Expo Stockbridge GA 11-12noon    SWAP  don't  SHOP What: Clothes Swap with GA Losing for Life OH Support group When: Saturda...

MARIA F. posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
Happy Bandiversary! -   Yeah to me.  Just 3 yrs. out and now have to have a 2nd surgery.  Don't ya just love a lap-band?!  

MARIA F. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Yo PineView! - Enjoyed meeting you at the OH conference. Let's do it again! :-)

MARIA F. posted a comment 7 years, 1 month ago
Thanks Scott!

MARIA F. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Band To RNY? - After being banded less than 3 yrs. my band has slipped. I wanted to do VSG, but the Dr. strongly suggested revision to RNY b/c of acid. So if you have revised.......how long ago...

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MARIA F. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
Band Vets: Why??? - Just wondering what your thoughts are on this. John T. made a post about his 5 yr. bandiversary. He stated in it that it's harder to lose weight now. Most of the bandsters that I...

MARIA F. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
Good Advice! :-) - Abandon Gastric Banding Bariatric Surgery, Say Experts Kate Johnson July 16, 2012 (San Diego, California) — Bariatric surgeons should abandon gastric banding in favor of...

MARIA F. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
Why? - Dear OH mods Just wondering why you just approved my post..only to moderate it and delete it just a short time later? Why did my post meet with the TOS a few mins. ago and now...

MARIA F. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
Just A Thought............ - Why don't we stop doing threads and posts on who should not be allowed to post on this PUBLIC FORUM?! After all, it's the Lap-Band forum and ANY bandster or former bandster is en...

MARIA F. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
Steph... - I can't reply to you on R & R. The last reason given to me was because I continued to post the link to the Allergan subpeona after I was told not to. I honestly don't remember th...

MARIA F. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
For those that have been PM'ing me - I'll just put it out there like Bette has done. I can read your PM's but I can't respond since OH has me on moderation as well. Feel free to email me: [email protected]

MARIA F. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
Bette - Just wondered why you sent me an invitation to join your group............only to kick me out a wk. later? It seems to me that YOU were the one that made numerous posts complaini...
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