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Weight loss 3 months after Nissen Fundoplication?

I had my Nissen done on 10/18/10. For the most part, my recovery has gone very smoothly. I can eat pretty much anything now without trouble, my symptoms are gone, and overall I feel pretty good. However, I'm still slowly losing weight. I expected the immediate weight loss that I had in the first week or so because of the liquid/soft diet, but I'm still losing about a half a pound a week. I eat what I feel are normal portions, and I eat until I feel full. I even eat a little junk food here and there :)

I'm 5'6", medium frame, and about 122 pounds right now. My size 2 pants are starting to feel loose. I'm really concerned that I'm still losing weight. Is this normal for this point in the recovery process? Can I expect the weight loss to stop soon? This all comes on the heels of intentionally losing 30ish pounds, so I definitely never thought I'd have the problem of being unable to STOP losing weight!
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Glad to hear that your weight loss stabilized. I guess I'll just wait and see at this point unless someone tells me otherwise :)
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Oops.  I meant weight loss.
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We have very similar histories.  I had the procedure done about 09/01/10 and also lost weight immediately after the procedure, and continued to lose about 1/2 pound a week until about a month ago when my weight stabalized.  Prior to the sugery I had lost twenty five pounds over three years because of a heart condition, so I've dropped forty five pounds.  I find I can eat anything and everything now, just not as much. I'm guessing you fill up a little quicker, hence the heat loss.
The only problem I've had with the Nissen Fundoplication procedure is that I've had to buy new clothes.
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