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S: 20st8lb C: 11st8lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 29.6 Loss: 9st0lb(43.75%)

Yup another newbie here yo-yo dieted for years hindered by periodical ill health until finally i gave up on losing weight altogether, only to find that the weight loss could help me manage and eliminate some of the health issues.

Eventually my (current) GP suggested i go forward for Gastric Band on the NHS however i have decided why wait another 1-2 years just to get to the point of having the op, (how much more weight would i put on in that time) so went out sorted out a loan and saw a consultant yesterday. The op is now booked for the 9th Jan next year in the London Independent Hospital.

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S: 20st7lb C: 20st7lb G: 9st4lb BMI: 44.9 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
welcome to the forum and good luck for the operation, hope it works out for ya, take care


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S: 21st7lb C: 17st4lb G: 13st0lb Loss: 4st3lb(19.6%)
Hi and :welcome: to Minimins. Good luck with your op and your weight loss journey :) xxx


mind over body
S: 10st5lb C: 9st9lb G: 8st3lb BMI: 21.8 Loss: 0st10lb(6.9%)
Good luck with your operation:)
Let us know how it goes
S: 20st8lb C: 11st8lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 29.6 Loss: 9st0lb(43.75%)
thanks everyone, been rather busy over the last month, daughter visiting, work, work oh yeah and more work....

Wish that work thing would ease up but it wont so i will make more time to get on here
S: 13st2lb C: 11st10lb G: 8st0lb BMI: 28.1 Loss: 1st6lb(10.87%)
hello....also new here.

good look with the op.

happy new year xxx
S: 25st0lb C: 13st1lb G: 13st1lb BMI: 24.1 Loss: 11st13lb(47.71%)
Yes, ditto. Good luck.