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I had Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass 02/01/2008. I got down to 157
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I am 9 years post op. I initially lost 165 pounds and over
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I am planning on having the LapBand surgery next month.
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I was gastric banded 4.2 years ago ... *Last year at this
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I have had a gastric band now for 10yrs but my diet is very
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My partner had lap band done. sometimes she can't get
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