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Considering Lap Band
compuro posted:
I am 6'3" and weigh 320 LBs. I am 63 years old and am seriously considering Lap Band surgery. I've tried everything but to no avail. I have Diabetes, Cholesterol, and high BP. I just want to feel better.
totallywiggedout responded:
Hi compuro, Welcome to our community!
One of our members just went through surgery,
Here's the link to initial discussion with us, she's usually on at least once a day, Pink is our "lab rat" as we are all learning something from her journey.

Kim SW 252 CW 177.2 GW 135

If hunger is not the problem, then eating is not the solution.---author anonymous

If you are going through Hell,keep going.-- Winston Churchill

jis4judy responded:
Hi Have you tried to change your eating habits to healthier choices? it sure beats starving on a diet
being diabetic you should be on a vegie and protein plan of some kind eliminating all sugars and starches, It helps to stay away from processed foods too ... eat as close to nature as you can this works .

Hugs Judy:)
SW 247 CW 150ish maintaining

Remember the Gold is not in the prize it's in the Journey
life may not be the Party we expected but while we are here we may as well dance

blondie454u responded:
You've gotten some suggestions already so welcome aboard!
Amber CW 135 maintaining, SW 250. Stress is nothing more than a socially acceptable form of a mental illness.
compuro replied to blondie454u's response:
Thanks blondie454u
compuro replied to jis4judy's response:
Thanks JisJudy. I tried atkins once and staying away from those foods does work for a while.
compuro replied to totallywiggedout's response:
Thanks TotallyWiggedOut
totallywiggedout replied to compuro's response:
GAH!!! Call me Kim, or TWO, lol my moniker's too darned long to type every time
Kim SW 252 CW 177.2 GW 135

If hunger is not the problem, then eating is not the solution.---author anonymous

If you are going through Hell,keep going.-- Winston Churchill

abnersmom responded:
Welcome Compuro! I'm curious if you have discussed this with your doctor. If so, what is her recommendation? That's where I'd start and then I'd do lots of research about success rates, lifestyle changes, vitamins required, etc., etc. Good luck with whatever you decide.
Debbie SW 265 CW 150 maintaining - Don't exchange what you want MOST for what you want at the moment.

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