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I'm not sure this is really a secret anymore. BUT... most people still think it's a cop-out / "cheating" to lose weight. All I know is the "95% rule". For normal dieting, of those who have to lose a considerable amount of weight, 95% will fail to do so. With surgery, 95% succeed.

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Which 95% do you want to be? For me, I tried dieting and exercise more times than I could count. Always lost the weight; always put it back on (and then some). Since my Lap-Band, I've lost 160+ pounds and have not gained a single pound back. Not a secret, but more people should consider it!!
- Submitted by ALANOFLINY 4/1/2010 in Weight Loss | 4 Comments
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SHELLPRO 4/1/2010 5:14:00 PM

    Sorry, either all of my friends are in that 5% or those Surgeries didn't work! Within 2 yrs, all of them had gained Back the weight the Surgery lost them and some gained even more! The Surgery requires them to stay on a Diet and do exercise on a regular basis- funny, isn't that still a Diet?
MARTCHANTILLY 3/18/2012 12:01:00 AM

    It has been more than 4 years since I've had LB surgery and I am still losing. I have written a cookbook but never published it. If you are truly committed to losing weight and exercising and sick and tired of being the way you were, you will make it. I did. Marti in San Jose
DFAULKNER5 12/26/2010 11:18:00 PM

    I agree. I had surgery a year ago and I have lost 60 lbs. but I find myself slipping here lately. During Christmas I have eaten Peanut Brittle, drank some Mtn. Dew and cornbread dressing. Do you know where I can get a book that will have some diet menus made out for Lap Band Surgery patients.
DAISES2 4/2/2010 12:08:00 AM

    rubbish

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