Amalilly wrote Calorie Counting vs. Portion Control 1 week, 5 days ago

I started down the calorie counting road and quickly messed myself up... how many were from protein, fat, carbs??? how much fibre??? How many should I have? What about the salt? What about the perc...


Amalilly wrote Stall and slowed loss 1 week, 5 days ago

 I struggled with nausea for about 10 days near the end of my first month so eating was next to impossible. I lost 30ish pounds!!! Now for the last 13 days I've not lost anything, in fact I'm up a ...


Amalilly posted a comment 1 week, 5 days ago
I have severe arthritis in both knees. Its not the same as a heel spur...

Amalilly posted a comment 1 week, 5 days ago
Thank you for sharing your struggles and your hope. Your spirit, your...

Amalilly wrote I have a cold, now what? 2 weeks, 2 days ago

Thanks for stopping by. I have my first cold since I quit smoking two years ago, and more importantly my first since surgery (6 wks ago).

This cold comes with head-ache, ear-ache, sore throa...


Amalilly posted a discussion topic 2 weeks, 2 days ago

Thanks for stopping by. I have my first cold since I quit smoking two years ago, and more importantly my first since surgery (6 wks ago).

This cold comes with head-ache, ear-ache, sore throat, runny nose, sneezing and general body pain. It actu


Amalilly wrote Trouble Sleeping 2 weeks, 6 days ago

Of all the stuggles and adjustments we may have post-operatively I wasn't expecting to have "trouble: sleeping.

The first full month I used my wedge pillow to sleep at an angle to help with ...


Amalilly posted a comment 3 weeks ago
EDIT: The last two times have come with the cold sweat and extra...

Amalilly wrote on Ugh7699's support wall 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Woo Hoo!!! You're on your way. One day at a time, one moment at a time. You've got this!

Amalilly has achieved her goal: My goal is to walk to the car and back. 3 weeks, 3 days ago
With a car ride in the middle... and with the use of my cane if necessary.

Amalilly posted a discussion topic 3 weeks, 3 days ago

So I've noticed my skirts and pants are too long for me. I'm tripping over the hems and having to roll up the pant legs. WTF???

I knew the waist would get too loose so I bought a belt before surgery and am using it now to hold the pants up, but


Amalilly wrote Blurp vs Vomit 3 weeks, 5 days ago

In the past, as in before surgery I would have said a blurp was a hiccup/burp with a hint of acid reflux. NOW I define it as a throwing up. Yes, Blurp is the new 1.4-syllable word for post operativ...


Amalilly wrote Is it too soon? Q&A 3 weeks, 5 days ago

JenniferAshley:

"Can I ask what happened/how fast you moved through the phases...


Amalilly wrote on beelar's support wall 3 weeks, 5 days ago
How is the 'more energy, less knee pain' goal going? I'm working on it with you.

Amalilly has a new goal: my goal is to have more energy and to have less knee pain. 3 weeks, 5 days ago
I am working out in the water. Working on, among many other thing, strengthening my knee support muscles. Slowly working on walking with my rollator walker. Keeping on keeping on.

Amalilly posted a comment 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Hey Darlin', sorry I wasn't around for the pre-surgery but I'm here...

Amalilly uploaded a new photo 3 weeks, 5 days ago

Amalilly wrote Funk, Funkin' Funk 4 weeks ago

As my dear fans have observed I started out with such an awesome bang and then disappeared.

Well, I'm back. I'd love to tell ya I was too busy out living a wonderful life to be bothered with...


Amalilly posted a discussion topic 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Just 7 days post-op.

I have tried mixing my many medications with water based mediums (jello, water, flavored water, broth (chicken and beef) and even though it was a bit too early for it, I even tried apple sauce.

The vile taste (no ma


Amalilly wrote Weight: the real measure or convenience? 1 month, 3 weeks ago

So I've noticed most of the blogs and threads I've come across have focused on weight (loses, plateaus, gains and adjustments). If I looked hard enough I'm sure I'd find many other topics and somed...


Amalilly posted a discussion topic 1 month, 3 weeks ago

So I've noticed most of the blogs and threads I've come across have focused on weight (loses, plateaus, gains and adjustments). If I looked hard enough I'm sure I'd find many other topics and someday, maybe I will look. For now I'm feeling rather like


Amalilly posted a discussion topic 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Day 7 post-op VSG. Yesterday and today I have been aware of a strong physical sensation I have traditionally interpreted as being stomach hunger. I have not felt this before yesterday in a month (3 weeks of mild ketosis b4 surgery).

I used to g


Amalilly wrote To the Lady I told to Fuck Off! 1 month, 3 weeks ago

You know the Little Old Lady who isn't so little or so old? She's the one who believes with every moral and righteous fiber of her body that she's a good, helpful, considerate woman? When in realit...


Amalilly wrote Immediately Post Surgery 1 month, 3 weeks ago

So as you can imagine there are bits of things that you can't know about 'going under the knife' until you've experienced it because 'everyone is different'.

My #1 curiousity was what is it ...


Amalilly wrote 100 top 10 things I wish I'd known before surgery 1 month, 3 weeks ago

I'll be updating this entry with new and wonderful observations as time progresses.

  1. Peeing is very difficult after anesthesia. Not being able to pee independently after surgery is grou...
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