Hi! I'm new to "this" forum (have always posted in Canadian Forum)...anyways, I'm almost 6 months post-op and am looking for new recipes to try!
I tend to stay between 625-700 calories/day, 30g carb or less and 90-100g protein
I don't h
So I'm seeing some before/after's on here so here's mine!
Photo on the left was the night before surgery, I was 237lbs
Photos on the right were from Wednesday (in my new bathingsuit I bought) and I'm happy to say that I'm now down 93.6l
So about 6 weeks ago I got this constant, and I mean neverending gurgling coming up my esophagus/throat. No rhyme or reason, just seems to do it. All. The. Time. So annoying. Fast forward two weeks after that and what I thought was restriction, kicked
So it's been 7 weeks already, hard to believe! And not sure if what I'm experiencing is normal?
Started opti February 17th, 2017 for two weeks (lost 16 pounds)
Surgery March 3, 2017, since surgery I've lost an additional 27 pounds, so i
yesterday was my first real food in 28 days! I was so excited. I tried a scrambled egg with 1/2 oz cheese. Tastes wonderful are half and was satisfied. About an hour later I was so very sick. I've never felt nauseated like that in my life. Took some gr
Not sure what's going on. Everything was ok until yesterday. I started feeling nauseated at the smell of yogurt and even thinking about it turns me sour. I can't do the cottage cheese anymore either. I've had terrible cramps and just feel horrible. I c
I'm home and recovering. I was discharged yesterday. The gas pain was unbearable but has alleviated somewhat now. I was up the next morning after surger at 0444hrs trying to get it moving out of my system! I made the mistake of taking too big a sip of
I can't believe that in less than 24 hours I will be in surgery!!
It's been just under 10 months since I made the decision to visit my doctor and get referred; it seems like yesterday but at the same time it's seemed like forever ago. I know wh
I'm on Optifast Day 5 (of 14) and am thinking ahead to my return home (surgery March 3rd!!!)
I know you can't eat/drink together, but for the first two weeks everything is kinda liquidy anyways so can I have my oatmeal/cream of wheat/yogurt at
I have my final appointment next week for my last step! I'm really nervous about meeting with the Dietitian; what level of detail are they looking for? I know each diet phase following divert and what I can/ and eat; but do they want us to be able to r
So I'm worried about my upcoming consult. I don't eat a lot of grains to begin with and according to the "plate" methid one must have grains or starches with each meal. I don't eat bread that often and enjoy soup and salad for lunch. I'm worried the Di