surgery

United States
February 28, 2008 5:01pm CST
looking for people who have had the gastric bypass done.. have you had it done? what are your thoughts about it? if you would like add me to your friend list.. or maybe u are just starting out on the journey got questions feel free to ask and i will answer best i can......
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@sherrir101 (3670)
• United States
7 Mar 08
When did you have your surgery done? August 4, 2003 Was it Open or Lap? Open RYN Where did you have it done Kettering (Dayton), Ohio How much weight do you lose? I went from 322lbs to 135lb. It was a dangerous weight for me (135), I looked very ill. I have since put on 25 lbs and I think I look good. I know that I feel so much better. I still have a problem with overeating. I am addicted to food or maybe just eating. I constantly got to be nibbling at something. I cannot wait until warmer weather where I can start my walking again. I NEED to walk.
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• United States
7 Mar 08
I had Open RNY (Rouex n y)
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• United States
7 Mar 08
mine was open done in west virginia i was 369 iam now 274 my surgery was july 19 2006 i have came to a stand still wish i could lose more
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• United States
7 Mar 08
Is there any way you could cut back more? drink more water? Walk more? I have seen many people that has hit plateaus before and sometimes these things worked. Do you attend a support group? If ya need to talk, just PM me. (((hugs)))
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@Katlady2 (9920)
• United States
7 Mar 08
Well, you already know that I've had the surgery. But I just couldn't take it anymore seeing your wonderful discussion with no responses. C'mon people! Join in here and add your experience or questions to this post! Thanks for posting this hon. Hugs to you my friend.
• United States
7 Mar 08
thank you for commenting
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@Feona1962 (7527)
• United States
7 Mar 08
Hi jiffy, I have had the bypass done and it will be three years in July...I am so very happy for having it..I didn't have any complications with the surgery or since then...To date I've lost 170 pounds...I haven't read any of the responses as of yet so I don't know what has been said...I added you as a friend and if you want to chat let me know....
• United States
7 Mar 08
july what mine was july 19th 2006 . i was 369 lbs went down to 260 but now am 274. i had an infection but no other complications.
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@Feona1962 (7527)
• United States
7 Mar 08
July 25, 2005..I was 370 and am down to 200...I lost the first 100 pounds in the first five months.. I haven't gained any back...I can't wait to get outside again so I can do some walking and stuff...This winter seems to be going on forever...Congratulations on your weight loss....
@Feona1962 (7527)
• United States
14 Mar 08
Thank you for best response...How are you doing?
• United States
22 Apr 08
Hi, I've not had GBS yet but I hope to earn enough w/ my biz to fund my much needed surgery. Since 1997 I've been researching and familiarizing myself w/ WLS and its specs and advancements over the years. I'd really like to add you as a friend. Our community needs all the support and allies we can get. And congrats on already having had your procedure. I'm envious. ;-} Cheers, Jennifer PS: If you want, you can see more about me in my strictly WLS Myspace profile at: www.myspace.com/294142596 or at www.obesityhelp.com My moniker there is hellena_handbasket Toodles
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• United States
12 Aug 08
I am checking into the gastric bypass now, and have done all my testing. I am just waiting for all records and such. I had to do a 6mo diet, and I am not sure if I am over with that yet or not. My regular dr is saying that I started in March, and would be completed this month...but then the weight loss surgeon is telling me that I have to have completed 7 visits, which moves me to Sept. So I don't know...but hopefully it will happen soon. Hey you can add me on obesity help too, my username is devonnc. Look forward to chatting with u all and getting some pointers too.
• United States
13 Aug 08
my name on OH britanymommy
@gabs8513 (48716)
• United Kingdom
7 Mar 08
I haven't but I have heard of People that have I do not think I would like to go through it if I ever had to
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