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Walsall Newcomer just starting my WLS journey x

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself Here' started by Teresa Smith, Aug 10, 2018 at 10:50 PM.

  1. Teresa Smith

    Teresa Smith New Member

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    Start Weight:
    27st6lb
    Surgery Type:
    Bariatric, not sure which one yet, got to choose
    Funding Type:
    NHS
    Consultant:
    Dr Hartland / Dr Mirza
    Hi Everyone,

    I have been referred, seen the consultant, dietician on my first appointment and been offered three different kinds of surgery......... Bariatric Sleeve, Full Bypass and Mini Bypass, the decision is mine, not sure which one to go for!!!!!! Due my second appointment 14th September and hoping I've lost the 5% of the weight they have asked me to lose........
     
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  2. Irene44

    Irene44 Well-Known Member

    Posts:
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    Start Weight:
    14st7lb
    Current Weight:
    13st2lb
    Goal Weight:
    9st4.0lb
    Lost(%):
    1st5lb(9.36%)
    Surgery Type:
    Bypass
    Funding Type:
    Private
    Consultant:
    Mr carr
    Surgery Date::
    July
    Hi and welcome. Lots of reading and research to then hun. There’s lots of help and advice on this forum. Reading some of the journeys may help you xx Good luck with you 5% lots of tips on here for that too xx
     
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  3. Sandra Carter

    Sandra Carter Well-Known Member

    Posts:
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    Start Weight:
    31st0lb
    Current Weight:
    25st7lb
    Goal Weight:
    12st0lb
    Lost(%):
    5st7lb(17.74%)
    Funding Type:
    NHS
    Which hospital are you with? x
     
  4. Bling Babe

    Bling Babe Well-Known Member

    Posts:
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    Start Weight:
    16st7.0lb
    Current Weight:
    10st11lb
    Goal Weight:
    10st0lb
    Lost(%):
    5st10lb(34.63%)
    Surgery Type:
    Gastric Bypass
    Funding Type:
    NHS
    Consultant:
    MrJain
    Surgery Date::
    5th April 2018
    Welcome and good luck, keep us posted on your decision, unfortunately only you can make that choice, best advice I can give is research research research for the next 4 weeks xxxxx
     
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  5. Teresa Smith

    Teresa Smith New Member

    Posts:
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    Start Weight:
    27st6lb
    Surgery Type:
    Bariatric, not sure which one yet, got to choose
    Funding Type:
    NHS
    Consultant:
    Dr Hartland / Dr Mirza

    I'm with Walsall Manor Hospital
     
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  6. tommycarpet

    tommycarpet Active Member

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    All the very best on your journey and welcome!

    You'll find this forum to be full of lovely, helpful people and be an absolute lifesaver.

    :)
     
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  7. Emma1504

    Emma1504 Well-Known Member

    Posts:
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    Start Weight:
    24st8lb
    Current Weight:
    22st9.5lb
    Lost(%):
    1st12.5lb(7.7%)
    Hello & welcome!
    I second what some have said research research research. X
     
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  8. Maria61

    Maria61 Well-Known Member

    Posts:
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    Start Weight:
    19st7lb
    Current Weight:
    12st4.5lb
    Goal Weight:
    11st0lb
    Lost(%):
    7st2.5lb(36.81%)
    Surgery Type:
    Gastric bypass
    Funding Type:
    NHS
    Consultant:
    Mr Jain Luton and Dunstable
    Surgery Date::
    19th September 2017
    Welcome and good luck xx
     
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