A Sleeve Journey

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Acronyms

If you’re new to the weight loss surgery community, you might find yourself confused when speaking to some of us or reading forums. Here to make that process easier is my acronym dictionary for all your weight loss surgery reading needs!

CW – current weight

DOS- day of surgery

GB – gastric bypass

GW – goal weight

HW – highest weight

MFP – MyFitnessPal link

NSV – non-scale victory ex. fitting in an airline seat belt

NUT – nutritionist

PCP – primary care physician

RNY – Roux En Y Gastric Bypass

SMO – super morbidly obese

TBT – throw back Thursday

VSG – vertical sleeve gastrectomy

WLS – weight loss surgery

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