LifeIsAwesome posted a discussion topic 4 months, 3 weeks ago

Woooo hoooo! Today is the day I hit goal. It all feels like a dream, a very, very good one. Since my surgery on February 15, I have lost 77 lbs. Since the beginning of my weight loss journey beginning on 1/1/2016, I have lost a total of 125 lbs! W

LifeIsAwesome posted a discussion topic 7 months, 4 weeks ago

Everywhere I read it says that it is more likely than not that once you hit your 2nd year out from surgery you will regain 10 lbs. What causes this and can it be prevented?

LifeIsAwesome posted a discussion topic 10 months, 4 weeks ago

I've started going at lunch to a trainer to up my work-out game. I find I run out of steam 1/2 way through the 45 minute work-out. For breakfast I have a smoothie with 30 grams of protein, then morning snack I've tried yogurt (doesn't do well prior t

LifeIsAwesome posted a discussion topic 11 months, 1 week ago

I'm looking for suggestions of high protein snacks, that are portable. I don't want to do protein bars because of my past sugar addiction-afraid this might awaken it again. I want something to carry in my purse when I have the "I'm starving" moment an

LifeIsAwesome posted a discussion topic 11 months, 2 weeks ago

This recipe is my go to. Just takes 30 seconds to heat them up and out the door. 82 calories each and 9 grams of protein. has repurposed a lot of recipes and I have not made one I didn't lik

LifeIsAwesome posted a discussion topic 11 months, 2 weeks ago

I'm 3 weeks out from VSG and feel great, with one exception. At times I get so bloated that I had to go out and buy bigger undergarments and my fat pants barely fit around my stomach. I've tried Gas X, but doesn't seem to help and I'm not constipate

Kathy S. wrote 11 months, 3 weeks ago
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LifeIsAwesome posted a discussion topic 11 months, 3 weeks ago

I'm new to this community and am currently 2+ weeks out from having VSG. This community has a wealth of information and I'm excited to start perusing through all the posts. I feel fortunate that my surgery was fairly easy, the nausea following for 3

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