MTS31801 posted a discussion topic 1 month, 3 weeks ago

I'm researching vitamins to take after the surgery is done. I can get the Centrum Chewable from my locale Walmart. I have checked out most of the chewable Calcium Citrate's and most of them are Carbonate! I know Citrate is absorbed better. What brands


MTS31801 posted a discussion topic 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Woo hoo I just got my release for surgery from my Cardiologist! Only thing left to do is turn in my food log. Surgery date here I come.


MTS31801 posted a discussion topic 2 months ago

Well Good evening! I just received a call from my PC and my H. Pylori test came back Positive. So it looks like I'm to be put on a round of antibiotics. I researched the treatment because although I'm not scared about the test result I can say I am a b


MTS31801 posted a discussion topic 2 months ago

Did anyone get a Tattoo to celebrate their Weight Loss? If so could you post a pic of it? I am thinking of getting one when I hit my goal weight and I'm just wanting some ideas!


MTS31801 posted a discussion topic 2 months ago

Hello everyone! I had my nut appointment today. I dropped another 4 lbs. Since I am now down to my last two insurance requirements I have been researching vitamins. I would like to get a stock pile going before I have my surgery. I am on disability so


MTS31801 posted a discussion topic 2 months, 1 week ago

Hi I haven't been to the forum for a while. I've been jumping thru my insurance hoops! I have only two more requirement and I can get my surgery date. Now that I'm so close I'm having the jitters! My mind is starting to question what I'm about to do. I


MTS31801 posted a comment 11 months, 3 weeks ago
Chocolate is my favorite.

MTS31801 posted a discussion topic 11 months, 3 weeks ago

Well I think I know what dumping syndrome feels like even though I am pre op! My surgery won't be until spring, I'm jumping through the insurance hoops right now.

My tummy has been feeling weird since Wednesday morning, however yesterday it me


MTS31801 posted a comment 11 months, 4 weeks ago
I love Premier Protien Shakes ! I have tried the Chocolate and the...

MTS31801 posted a discussion topic 11 months, 4 weeks ago

Hello everyone! I hope you all had a safe and happy thanksgiving! Thanksgiving to me is just another day since I have no family to share it with. Anyhow, I had my yearly appointment with my pulmonary Dr. today. I told him I was going for Bariatric surg


MTS31801 posted a discussion topic 1 year ago

Hello all! I am still several months away from having my surgery. I have researched and discovered that due to the lose of weight so quickly that your Gall Bladder can't keep up and therefore will need to be removed down the road after surgery and weig


MTS31801 posted a discussion topic 1 year ago

I had a weight loss center appointment today. I was sort of apprehensive because I fell off the wagon on Saturday. I jumped right back on the wagon on Sunday and stopped beating  myself up about it.  They take my BP and weigh me!  I went from 372.4 to


MTS31801 posted a discussion topic 1 year ago

Ok! I'm on this six month nutrition program as an insurance requirement for surgery! I have lost 17 lbs. so far in only 2 months. My nutritionist suggested I have a protein shake for breakfast because I'm not a breakfast person. so for about a week and


MTS31801 posted a discussion topic 1 year ago

I'm pre-op doing my insurance requirements. My Nutritionist suggested Whey Isolate protein powder. Has anyone used this? What are your thoughts on it? I heard that Isolate is better for you and that Premier Protein is not a isolate protein! 


MTS31801 posted a discussion topic 1 year ago

I had my nutrition class today! I have lost 2 lbs. I five days! Woo hoo! My insurance is requiring a 5% weight loss before I can have surgery. I started out at 388and I am now 372! Yea!

Our class today was on portion and serving sizes.  She use


MTS31801 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 1 month ago

I am in the process of doing my six months of insurance qualifications for surgery. I am trying to decide whether to get the Sleeve or the Bypass.  I just recently read that Bypass patients need to be aware that they may come down with internal hernia'


MTS31801 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 1 month ago

I saw this on my news page and thought it sounded yummy!

I don't have a blender yet, so let me know it turned out if you try it! 


MTS31801 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 1 month ago

Any suggestions on what type or style bathroom scale is best? My weight is 381. Want to get an accurate reading starting this journey! 


MTS31801 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 1 month ago

A friend of mine had the Gastric sleeve done earlier this year. I was messaging with her on FB today and asked her how her weight loss was going. She said it was slow but steady. She also informed me that even though she had the surgery and her stomach


MTS31801 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 1 month ago

I am friends with an old co worker who has the same insurance I do She jumped through all the hoops prior to seeing the surgeon. he  made he go for an MRI and told her as soon as he got the results he would schedule her for surgery. Well she got her ca


MTS31801 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 1 month ago

I live on the east coast and the weather right now is rain, rain, rain, and more rain. We got 4 inches of rain just from last nights storms. My yard is a lake! Sitting here watching TV. Watching the show "my 600 lb. Life"! Watching this show really mak


MTS31801 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 1 month ago

I am starting my weight loss journey and need to loose five percent of my weight before my insurance will ok me. I have a hard time getting all my vegetables. So I started drinking a green drink. It has more than a full days supply of vegetables in a 8


MTS31801 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 1 month ago

Well yesterday I went to my first weight loss meeting!  Before I entered the meeting I was weighted and I had loss seven pounds since the week prior. Yay! I was really surprised at the loss. Since I have been having severe sugar cravings.

 I ba


MTS31801 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 2 months ago

Well I had an early morning apt with the nurse at the Weight Loss center today. She went over all my information packet and my blood test results. My blood results where all good and in range except for my insulin levels were a little high. She assured


MTS31801 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 2 months ago

Well I had my dinner at 6:30 last night before meeting a friend at an special guest bible study.  So I had my mind made up to go have my blood work done this morning. Technically I needed to fast for 12 hours so the fast would have been done at 6:30 th

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