Hi Dawn, My name is Tami, and I have had my gastric sleeve surgery done on Feb. 29, 2011. Congratulations on having yours done. I know it is tough right now, but it will get better. Your body will let you know what you can and can not eat. It has been very challenging and rewarding at the same time. I live in a very small town and not many people have had the gastric sleeve done, so I feel quite alone. I found this website so I too can get some information. I have lost 65 lbs. so far, but am now at a plateau. I have a bad back and even walking bothers me. I am right now trying to exercise to a 15 min. walking video with hand weights. I know I will overcome my problems that i'm encountering and I know you will figure yours out as well. If you would like to chat you can contact me at email@example.com . I would also like others to contribute their personal stories to maybe give me some insight.View Thread
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