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  • Liquid diet, day 2. What the ...

    deniseselah

    Been a while since I've posted a blog, but it is so nice to have this outlet. I made it through day one of the liquid diet pretty well. I was surprised at how well, actually. Had the urge t...

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  • SURGERY DATE!! Wednesday May 7th

    Ready4Life14

    I got the call today.  I have a surgery date - Wednesday, May 7th.  I actually don't know how I feel right now.  I think I'm in denial.  I just don't believe the process has gone that smooth...

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  • 2 week visit

    jilliebean321

    Well... Today will be the two week post op visit... No major complaints since last update but a few thoughts for sure. I am not regretting the surgery but not having a car or something to do...

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  • Week 29 - stalling

    cbeals

    Well, I am stalling... by my own inability to get to the gym I believe.  I have had a week of changes  in my personal life that has made me get back into the excuse of being too busy... Need...

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  • metabolic syndrome

    jknute

    http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/metabolic-syndrome/basics/definition/con-20027243...

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  • April 23

    Tri_harder

    Today's plan is to do daily chores and clean 2 upstairs bathrooms for exercise.  I would like to swim at the gym. I lost one more pound this morning following the dot diet.  It is working bu...

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  • Same issues, different day.

    Easternshoregrl

    No restriction. Bouncing from 197 to 201 all week. After my last fill I went down to 195, creeped up to 201.8 and now I"m at 200.  I have no restriction.  I"m at the gym still 3-4 times a we...

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  • 10-15% regain

    jknute

    http://www.mmc.org/mmc_bariatric.cfm?id=8741 Some sites say 20lbs is normal.  My lowest dr weight was 216.  Home naked on my scale was 204 but my scale may have been forgiving....

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  • ghrelin

    jknute

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghrelin   http://www.webmd.com/diet/news/20100622/hormone-ghrelin-ups-desire-for-high-calorie-foods...

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  • One Year Post-Op Appointment - March 24, 2014

    Cindy F.

    I had my 'one-year' post op appointment on March 24th, although my one year anniversary would have been February 5th (I chose the appointment for that particular date as I had to be in Monct...

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  • First night out...

    LKS1632

    My husband has been awesome during this entire process, all the NUT appointments, DR appointments and now after surgery, all the "special" meals I need to eat. He is the cook in the house, s...

    1 comment
  • Have I forgotten??

    Pammi G

    April 23, 2014.   The answer is "yes" I have forgotten.  Being so far out I have forgotten the pain of being obese. The struggle of the insurance company, surgery and recovery.  I NEED to ...

    5 comments
  • Pureed food & 1st scare!

    Nova B.

    Today is my first day eating pureed foods.  I was excited and nervous at the same time.  I made Cream of Wheat, homemade refried beans and egg custards.  Unfortunately I cooked the egg custa...

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  • Hi everyone.

    Sherry B.

    Well I'm at 127.8 I'm doing pretty good. If I can just keep it off.  Love all my obesity friends....

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  • Pre-Op Liquids

    Tina M.

    I'm 6 days into my pre-op liquid diet. It hasn't been easy. I'd be lying if I said I didn't cheat a little bit. I'm back on track now, though. I have to keep reminding myself that I need thi...

    6 comments
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