- HEALTH TRACKER
If I could have lost the weight on my own I would never have had to have the surgery. My goal after surgery was originally 155 now I weigh 143. I followed the pan, exercised and treated the surgery as a gift! If you take that mentality in you won't fail!
No extended release meds ever! We don't absorb them so change any ER release meds and you will notice an immediate difference. I had knee surgery in November and spent 36 hours going round and round about ER meds and that they won't work for me. I hurt like hell but finally got a morphine pump and that fixed it! You also could be changing hormonally and you might want to get that checked too!
Do you know how many people would love to lose 116 pounds? Stop beating yourself up and breathe! There are always going to be adjustments and they take time. No one ever said this was going to be easy and it's not! We all struggle with self doubt and missing different foods and other things but you only have one body and one life and even if you don't believe it now the surgery was a gift. I know friends who desperately want to do this but their insurance won't cover it. Celebrate the small victories and ate this one day at a time. You can do it but you have to believe you can. Change negative thoughts to positive ones and it will happen!
I am over one year out and panic attacks are normal! But I wanted this so badly that I asked if I could take a Xanax before going to the hospital and they agreed.. I'm very well known for panicking in every hospital in Maryland! You can do this and let the staff help you, be honest not brave and it will be over before you know it!
It happened to me it is normal and yes my flow is heavier. I had surgery on my knee and it happened again so I would not worry!
No one but my family knows. I am a teacher and I work in three different buildings, I just made a decision that I did not want my students or co-workers in my private life. It has nothing to do with pride. It was a personal decision and since I had the surgery over Christmas break, I did not have to take much time off at all. I wore yoga pants and long sweaters so I was comfortable and it has only been in the last two weeks that people have noticed a huge difference, it is to hot to wear bulky clothes now. So if they ask, I tell them this, I have drastically changed my diet to high protein, then fruits and vegetables and then carbs. I also go to the gym 3-4 times a week.