Me at approx 255 pounds with my son Michael 6 months pre  op 
[ Me about 2 months post op at 227 pounds
[ Me & my daughter Kelly 1983, 3 years post op & still around the same weight, maybe a few pounds lighter. My weight used to fluctuate up and down a lot & I learned that black was a better colour to wear.
[ 1985 Me (2nd left) with my brother & sisters ... 5 years post op & still the same weight