Carmaneel posted a discussion topic 4 months, 1 week ago

Hi All!

I'm 9.5 months post-op and down 130lbs.

Today I'm wondering if anybody has dealt with low blood pressure post-op and if you have any tips/tricks on how to cope with it. I'm not at a point where my doctor wants to medicat

Carmaneel posted a discussion topic 6 months, 2 weeks ago

Hi All!

I'm officially 7 months post-op and down 114lbs which is great! However I'm noticing that my weight loss has really slowed down to about 5-6lbs/month since January. Is this normal with how much weight I have left to lose (Approx 110l

Carmaneel posted a discussion topic 8 months, 2 weeks ago

Hi All!

I don't know who else to share this with since nobody in my life can even come close to relating. They're all happy for me for sure but they just don't "get it"...

It is official, as of this morning, I have now lost my first

Carmaneel posted a discussion topic 10 months, 4 weeks ago

Hi All,

I'm back again with questions about lethargy. I went from feeling incredible with tons of energy to feeling like a corpse in the blink of an eye. In the last week, I have had a headache daily and I am tired all the time. I basically co

Carmaneel posted a discussion topic 11 months, 3 weeks ago

Hi All!

This week I am officially 2 months post-op and I'm feeling fantastic! My blood pressure is back to normal and my back doesn't hurt anymore!

I am currently eating around 700kcal a day and hitting all of my protein goals. I'm

Carmaneel posted a discussion topic 1 year ago

It's time for my first NSV after surgery!

I'm headed back to work on Tuesday so I decided to treat myself to some new clothing today.. I am down to a 2-3x from a 5x!! This was the best shopping experience that I've had in years. I almost cried

Carmaneel posted a discussion topic 1 year, 1 month ago

Hi all,

As of the 15th I am 3 weeks post op. I had some horrible nausea and vomiting in the hospital but it was gone by the time I left and hasn't been an issue since.

However, as of this morning I woke up terribly nauseous. I managed

Carmaneel posted a discussion topic 1 year, 1 month ago

Hi All,

Since having my VSG I am trying to re-learn what normal is for me. Today was my first day on pureed foods and I was able to eat much more than I really expected to.

B - Protein Shake

L - Egg Salad w/ 2 pieces Melba toast

Carmaneel posted a discussion topic 1 year, 1 month ago

Hi All,

As the title states, it's one more week to pureed foods for me. What was your go to?

I am thinking about doing a whole roast chicken and adding a different flavour to each puree (i want maybe 3)

Did anyone try beef?</

pinzonv21 wrote 1 year, 2 months ago
Good luck on your upcoming surgery! How is your pre-op diet going?

Carmaneel posted a discussion topic 1 year, 2 months ago

I don't know how all of you that did this made it through but you all deserve an award!

I am on shake #2 and I simply just can't keep them down. I have been flavouring them, sweetening them, you name it and nothing does the trick. As soon as t

Carmaneel posted a discussion topic 1 year, 3 months ago

I'm considering buying myself a medical alert bracelet in case of an emergency where I am away from friends/family. Does anyone else have one? Also, does anyone have a suggestion on where to get one that is more "fashion friendly"?


Kathy S. wrote 1 year, 3 months ago
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Carmaneel posted a discussion topic 1 year, 3 months ago

Hi All,

I am scheduled for my RNY on August 25th, 2017 at Toronto Western Hospital. The nerves are definitely starting to sink in and I am starting to feel a bit unprepared for what comes next.

I start Optifast on August 8th and was w

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