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Hampton8903 posted:
Well I thought I was the only one - but after reading all these posts I think the problem is true for all of us that have had the gastric bypass surgery. I had my bypass over 10 years ago and at first lost about 75 pounds - I have gained it all back and there seems to be no solution. I have always had to eat around 500 calories a day to not gain weight and go down to around 200 or 300 calories a day to lose small amounts of weight. That was true before and after the surgery. I am trying again to lose the extra weight and was in the hospital for other reasons (got hit by a car) and gained alot of weight because of the steroids they put me on - which I stopped taking. I went from 184 to 224 due to the steroid intake - which makes you eat all day long. Even though I was eating low calorie food the weight still went up drastically. The gastric bypass was a failure - since it did not solve the issues which I have - ie not being ablt to eat more than 300 calories a day.
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jacqueline67 responded:
I'm doing my sleeves gastric surgery in a few months. And I was wondering how was the surgery. What kind of food you tolerate. Try to use the tools you learn when you did your gastric surgery. Eat small portion of food and lost of vegetables and fruits. Use a small plate 10 inches and divide by four. Drink plenty of water and walk about 30 minutes going around the block and do it in the evening also. when you hungery eat baby carrots with hummus dressing eat 15 carrots and a side small cup of hummus dressing. I hope to hear from you soon and good luck.


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