Announcing the 2017 ObesityHelp National Conference Friday Sessions!

Check out the Friday Sessions Full of Motivation & Inspiration! Join us in Long Beach, CA, October 27th & 28th for two jam-packed days of education, support and celebration! We are thrilled to announce the 2017 ObesityHelp National Conference Friday sessions and speakers. Whether you're new...

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Before & After VSG (Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy) with Sherry, losing 215 pounds!

Why I decided to have WLS I’ve struggled with writing my story down on paper for some time now, why...
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  • Life almost a year out- post revision to sleeve

    Tiff tells all

    well, well, well. Here I am close to a year out and doing really well. I'm working in New York and living in Portland, go figure that.  I fly out every Monday to New York and fly back every ...

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  • Well here I go


    So today is the first day of my 3 week liquid diet. I had no problem with drinking the Optifast for breakfast and lunch but by 2:45 I was starting to get hunger pains. Luckily I had some sal...

  • A little over 12 years out..........


    May 24, 2017...... I just turned 50 in March. I am doing ok. I never had the second baby that I wanted. Infertility sucks. My one miracle baby is almost 26 and married now so I am hoping for...

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  • one month post op


    Good morning everyone today is my one month post op and i lost 22 lbs since my revision.  Doctor is very pleased she told me I lost more than expected.  I do have to say that I am having a h...

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  • Week 1 post op


    I'm feeling so much better than those first 3 days!  I'm getting close to the fluid and protein goals and walking around 7000 steps a day.  Today is the first day I've had about 70cc's of wa...

  • Hungry


    I am so hungry. I feel like I'm starving.  I have no energy and i just can't eat enough to hold me over..... Its such an odd feeling to eat 2 teaspoons of anything and be full and then 2 hrs...

  • Entry #2: Day 26 Post-Op


    It has been almost four weeks since my Gastric Sleeve. I'm still struggling with nausea, but my doctor prescribed a ten-day regimen of nausea shots that seem to be working. Protein intake is...

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  • What a ride!!

    Stargazer Lily

    I'm 190 pounds now.  I feel amazing.  Although I currently have colitis for the first time. It's painful.   I do not regret my surgery.  I am more aware of what I eat and how I care for myse...

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  • update 5.22.17


    It's been a while. I drink 16-20oz of water every morning before I get out of bed. I get on the scale every single day, first thing in the morning, before I get dressed or eat. Currently I w...

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  • first blog post! May 2017


    So I started looking into weight loss surgery in March 2017.  Jumped through all of the hoops for the insurance company and Once it was all submitted to Blue Cross Blue Shield last week it w...