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    December Bandits 2011

    Hi Everyone!!! Thought i would start a DEC thread! Not really that far away I am 24 married SAHM for 1 DD, Currently around 140kg, most of my weight was gained end of pregnancy and never lost just kept gaining and gaining and GAINING!!! Booked with Doc Basson, in Joondalup, W.A, only went to see him beg Sep and was told feb/march 2012, when i rang last Tues, i was told i could be booked in Dec 1st Nervous (Not because of having a bad, but because of the surgery and hospitals!!) but so excited to start my new life Cant wait to chat with other Soon to be Dec bandits! A 1st: CraftyBandit 2nd: Emma is Hungry 5th: Matthew 7th: Sarah wants banding ~ Joant ~ 9th: Patch 13th: Kelbel 14th: Ladyanni FlowerPower Elanie and Sandra, Date?????
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    December Bandits 2011

    HI Everyone, I am going ok, slowly but good, have lost 16.1Kgs since the Op. Had a App this arvo where i thought i would get more fill but DR is happy with where i am at! I have 5.5Mls and losing 1kg a week sometimes 1.5kg. I am starting to notice changes in my face, and had a new bra fitted today, (The boobies getting smaller LOL) Has anyone else noticed changes??
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    Any one changed Lap band Dr after procedure

    My Surgeon was Hannes Basson, and cant fault him one bit! OP was easy with no complications and recoverey was to a T. I now see Anton Kruger at the BMI centre in Joondalup and cant reccomend him enough!!! HTH
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    December Bandits 2011

    Hi everyone. Im going ok, i have had 4 fills now too Kylie, had the 4th yest and have 5.5mls. I can still eat all foods, just not alot of them. I am the same Kylie weight loss is slow, but its going
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    December Bandits 2011

    Well Done Meandband I had 3rd fill yest, now have 4.8mls in the band. Been loosing a kg a week so happy with that, need to get my butt into gear and do more exercise
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    December Bandits 2011

    Well Done
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    December Bandits 2011

    Your not alone, i can still eat any type of food, though i am only eating a small amount of it I feel "Normal" but dont feel "normal" for a bander as in "normal" for a bander most cant eat bread, steak etc Guess its still only early days, i have 3.8mils in (Over 2 fills) and was banded 1st Dec, not sure what size band i have, guess i should ask next app!!! Felt so guily last night, had my first ice cream in i dont know how long, since before banding! Was so hot in Perth and that time of month and needed one and then felt so bad LOL
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    BMI Centre Joondalup

    Im going great thanks, have lost 10kg since banding
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    do u regrett it?

    The only time i regretted it was right after surgery when i was thinking "What have i done" Now 7weeks on and 10kgs lighter, can only see the postivites
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    Dr David Yong

    Dont quote me on this but Dr Young and Dr Basson all run under the same centre so i presume would be the same costs. I have a friend being banded by Young in March and Yes she has had to pay the $1250
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    BMI Centre Joondalup

    I was banded by Basson 1st Dec, Paid for intial app with him which was $100 and something and got back $70ish from medicare, then $200 Phyc, and now have a bill for $128 for blood tests i had before hand. I have been to the BMI centre twice and saw Len and have been bulked billed both times....
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    December Bandits 2011

    Hi All Been going well here! Had 2nd fill today, have 3.8 total, had 2.8 and then 1ml today. Have lost another 2.5kg since the 5th Jan, and 10kg in total People have started noticing in my face which is great Chat soon x
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    Going public in a BIG way...

    How Exciting! Kate told me about it the other day! Cant wait to see it
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    Here's what I'm gonna do when I reach goal!

    OOOh Yes, this is something id like to do too! Would really like to renew vouls and have a big party and wear a WHITE dress, when i got married i HATED the way i looked in all the white dresses i tried on, so i wore hot pink!! LOL
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    December Bandits 2011

    Wonder what his reason is for it? Everyone is so different! I went for my first fill today just over 4 weeks post op. Said i had alot of air in there, so took it all out and but 2.8Mils in, and wants me to go back in 2 weeks. Fingers X as i can eat everything and anything!!!
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    December Bandits 2011

    Have been on normal food since my after op app. Everything goes down fine, no "Stuck" things YET, first fill is on thurs so sure itl all change then!
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    New Years Resolutions??

    Good idea! 1. Loose weight!!!! 2. 2nd half of year hopfully fall preg with Num2! 3. Save enough to go on a massive shopping spree LOL
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    December Bandits 2011

    Happy New Years Everyone!!! Bring on 2012!!!
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    December Bandits 2011

    Thats right, i still havnt had a oficial weigh in with the sergoen, he said that that will be done at the first fill as from op until then its about recovering not loosing!!!
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    December Bandits 2011

    Doing Well here, Cant wait till the 5th when i have my first fill, i think thats when it will really hit and start seeing good results Hope you all had a good xmas
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    December Bandits 2011

    I had my first sips of soft drink 2.5wks after surgery after my follow up app, i have been fine drinking it, having 1 can a day compared to my 4-5
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    December Bandits 2011

    Congrats Munchkin
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    December Bandits 2011

    YES, i was and farting like no other!!! Lasted about a week and a half, but still finiding im burping alot more then i used too!
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    December Bandits 2011

    I got brusing to the side of my port about a week and a half after, Surgoen wasnt concern/didnt say anything when i went to my follow up app!
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