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My First Progress Pics (updated 2/10)

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Postby tamlee » Tue Oct 02, 2007 10:23 pm

Wow you are looking great :) Well done what a huge difference.
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Postby madeline » Tue Oct 02, 2007 10:31 pm

keep us updated hun! you're looking fantastic! :)
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Postby hushpuppy » Wed Oct 03, 2007 8:26 pm

Wow looking good . Well done . I like the way u can really see the diff with the shots taken at diff times .Congrats
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Postby Sharee » Wed Oct 17, 2007 4:29 pm

Just wanted to say wow!! You've lost an inspirational amount and your looking fantastic. Can't wait to see the finished product.
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Postby Mandie » Wed Oct 17, 2007 8:13 pm

you're doing really well :) you look great!
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Re: My First Progress Pics (updated May 08)

Postby Bandit » Thu May 29, 2008 9:30 pm

Hi again all,

Thanks for all the support, & it's great to see everyone else doing so well too :)

I've lost 53kg now. I would still like to lose another 7, but am finding it pretty slow going. I am quite toned up now, & am pretty happy with where I'm at (77kg) Been around this weight for quite a few months.

The first pic is my progress photos, last one around Christmastime
My latest photo from April Image
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Re: My First Progress Pics (updated 2/10)

Postby ali76 » Fri May 30, 2008 12:52 pm

:shock: WOW! Your transformation has been amazing, well done Bandit!

Have you had any negative side effects from the band? I've heard nasty stories so I hope not!

Congratulations again, you must be so proud of yourself :mrgreen:
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Re: My First Progress Pics (updated 2/10)

Postby matchbox » Fri May 30, 2008 1:01 pm

wow what a huge change! :shock: you look great!! :mrgreen:
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Re: My First Progress Pics (updated 2/10)

Postby EvilWombatQueen » Tue Jun 10, 2008 12:45 am

Oh My GOD! The change is amazing. Good on you for what you've achieved. You look incredible!
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Re: My First Progress Pics (updated 2/10)

Postby GoddessInside » Sun Jun 15, 2008 12:48 pm

What a metamorphasis !!! Congratulations on a job well done !!

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Re: My First Progress Pics (updated 2/10)

Postby GumBoots » Sun Jun 15, 2008 1:46 pm

You look fantastic. Well done..
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Re: My First Progress Pics (updated 2/10)

Postby Siana-leah » Tue Jun 17, 2008 11:20 am

Wow Bandit!!! Thats 2 different people up there!!! You look great!! and happy!!! :D
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Re: My First Progress Pics (updated 2/10)

Postby Cac33 » Tue Jun 17, 2008 11:27 am

Wow you look fantastic! The hard work has obviously paid off & you look so so so happy! Good on you & congrats


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Re: My First Progress Pics (updated 2/10)

Postby Moomoo » Thu Jun 19, 2008 3:06 pm

I've never considered lap band so don't know much about it, What happens now that you are at goal? Do you have to have another op?

You look so happy now! Congratulations on your weight loss you look fantastic!
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Re: My First Progress Pics (updated 2/10)

Postby Bandit » Fri Jun 20, 2008 10:43 am

Sorry I haven't checked in for a while, & thanks for all the positive comments :)

The band is only a tool to make you feel full on small portions, but it's up to the owner to make the most of that by eating healthier foods & exercising. Icecream, milkshakes, chocolate & other liquid kilojoules will pass through the band easily. I still eat/drink all those things occasionally, but have found that the intense cravings I had for them pre-band have lessened considerably.

Ali76 - It hasn't been all smooth sailing. Late last year I had a very painful 'band slip' which required some time in hospital, & all my saline removed for a couple of months (over Christmas!) which was just like being unbanded again. Despite this, I'd do it all again for the results I've had.

Moomoo - Saline is injected into an invisible port (painless 30 second procedure at the dr), which goes through a tube into a 'balloon' around the inside of the band,gradually tightening it. As you lose, you are able to eat a little more, so more saline is added. Once goal is reached, or you become pregnant or any other reason that more food is required, some/all saline may be removed to loosen the band. I am basically at a maintenance level now.

Good luck to you all, i know just how hard it is, having lost countless times the traditional way :? . I wish you all success, & I love seeing all the before after pics!
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