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Old 06-07-2017, 11:36 PM   #1
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Newbie here!

Hi there

Starting the 6 month phase of my qualification for surgery. Trying to learn all I can in the process.

I am hoping to have RNY surgery by the end of he year.
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Old 06-07-2017, 11:44 PM   #2
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Sorry this thread seems to be defunct I would be happy to extend any help that I can your way.
I will say this .... Get it out of your head that you can eat the food that got you to your present weight. Even though it's in the smallest amounts. Your mind has to do a 360 in order for your weight to go and stay gone.... I know of what I speak ,regain is assured if you don't.
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Old 06-10-2017, 02:44 PM   #3
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It's true this site has become very quiet. If you ask specific questions, I bet you'll get some answers. For general information, I would read the old threads. Lots of info archived here back when many of us posted frequently, sometimes daily, about our WLS journey. I wish you well on your journey to surgery. I had a sleeve 5 years ago and it has been a tremendous, life changing gift.
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Old 06-13-2017, 11:45 PM   #4
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Thank you Jesse fro the comment.
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Old 06-15-2017, 03:13 PM   #5
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Sorry this thread seems to be defunct I would be happy to extend any help that I can your way.
I will say this .... Get it out of your head that you can eat the food that got you to your present weight. Even though it's in the smallest amounts. Your mind has to do a 360 in order for your weight to go and stay gone.... I know of what I speak ,regain is assured if you don't.
This! While I have not had regain, I have been stuck. In the beginning you can pretty much eat any foods you want and still lose. It's called the honeymoon phase. However if you keep eating that way, you won't keep losing. Learn the healthy way to eat and do it from the beginning. "Everything in moderation" is crap in my opinion. There are things that will derail you, bottom line. You have to change your relationship with food now. Good luck!
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Old 06-15-2017, 03:15 PM   #6
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This! While I have not had regain, I have been stuck. In the beginning you can pretty much eat any foods you want and still lose. It's called the honeymoon phase. However if you keep eating that way, you won't keep losing. Learn the healthy way to eat and do it from the beginning. "Everything in moderation" is crap in my opinion. There are things that will derail you, bottom line. You have to change your relationship with food now. Good luck!
Oh, I skipped past the part where you said bypass. I was sleeved so I can eat quite a bit more things that your pouch might not tolerate from the beginning. The rest still applies.
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Old 07-31-2017, 04:52 AM   #7
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Hello!

I am also getting a bypass at the end of August. It took a little over 6 months to get cleared since I had one doc that drug his feet. It's fine though - it gives me some more time to get ready. I am not waiting for the surgery - I have been easing into it by modifying my diet early. I didn't want to hit the 2 week pre surg liquid diet cold turkey! I spoke with a few people who have gotten the procedure and have been very successful and this worked for them. Also, as others have stated, you must be very careful to eat the proper foods. WLS is a tool and if you don't use it properly it will not produce the results you are looking for. We can do this!!!
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