MTS31801 posted a discussion topic 1 day, 4 hours ago

Ok Im sitting here waiting to be picked up and taken home. Just had my Dieticians appt at John Hopkins Bayview. I can call my surgeons asst. tomorrow and inform her I have completed my requirements. She just has to turn everything in to my insurance a


MTS31801 posted a discussion topic 3 weeks, 6 days ago

Went to my Pulmonary appointment today. My doctor was very pleased with my progress. She said that by my having the bariatric surgery that it could cure me of sleep apnea. I told her that I use my Bi Pap machine every night and that I can't sleep with


MTS31801 posted a discussion topic 1 month ago

Well I have completed all my insurance requirements. The only thing now is an appointment with my surgeons nutritionist. That appointment is scheduled for February 22. Once that is done I wait for a surgery date.

I weighed in at my last appoin


MTS31801 posted a discussion topic 2 months, 3 weeks ago

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crock pot

small container of plain yogurt with LIVE ACTIVE CULTURES( important)

1 gallon of milk (Any type of milk but not NO FAT MILK) 2% 1% whole etc....

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MTS31801 posted a discussion topic 2 months, 3 weeks ago

Hi everyone. I just had another appointment with my weight loss management team. I am happy to say that I lost another ten pounds and that has been over the Thanksgiving Holiday! I got a lot going on I n my life right now. I lived by my self for twenty


MTS31801 posted a discussion topic 4 months, 4 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 4 months, 4 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 5 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 5 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 5 months, 1 week 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 5 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 1 year, 2 months ago
Chocolate is my favorite.

MTS31801 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 2 months 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 1 year, 2 months ago
I love Premier Protien Shakes ! I have tried the Chocolate and the...

MTS31801 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 2 months 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, 3 months 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, 3 months 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, 3 months 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, 4 months 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, 4 months 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, 4 months 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, 4 months 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, 4 months 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, 4 months 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, 4 months 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

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