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    wingsgal68 posted:
    Hello everyone I am a 45 year old female 5'8 large bone frame and I currentlly weigh 300 pounds i have never been an overweight women up until a few years ago , I have been tryint to loose weight with diet and exercse but so far have not been sucessful it's really starting to get me down. I do not want to have gastric bypass and t has serious side effects I would like to loose 150 pounds to be at my optimal weight. Does anyone have any suggestons or tips or tricks to maybe help me along the way.
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    kalimiller responded:
    Hey! This board isn't very active...if are still out there, you should post on the 50-100 pound. We have several people on there wanting to lose more than 100 pounds. Come on over!
     
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    Lefty2121 responded:
    Have you thought about the Lab Band? How have you been doing? Any new weight loss to report?


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