is it just me or is dry skin common after WLS?! before surgery I always had extra oily skin and now its sooo dry lotion is not helping. I need to know if this is related to my surgery. has anyone else experienced dry skin after surgery. if so any reco
Is it safe to use Benadryl after a VSG? I know Advil is a NO but my allergies are killing me I need some Benadryl. I called my Drs Office and the MA took a Message but by the time they call me back im going to be in a lot of pain. I Accidently put on s
I have a question about this... so my daily calorie intake is about 600 to 750 calories a day. I eat 3 meals a day with no snacks in between per my providers instructions. I eat about 4onz a meal and I base my meals on protein meals to reach my goals.
Just Curious as to how many VSGers here are on the KETO diet??? any thoughts? how soon after surgery did you switch to KETO? I never really knew about keto until recently and the more I been looking into it the more it sounds like its a good fit. I hav
As a scale addict?! Haha. 4 Weeks in and my scale stopped Moving over the weekend and I keep checking my weight thinking its going to change after an hour hahaha! it looks like the 3/4 week stall is finally here!!! Can I just fast forward to loosing we
As I posted before im having hard times with my protein intake. A friend that has had this surgery recommend that I use Kodiak Cakes to make protein Muffins. has anyone use this brand before? Any different brand suggestions I was looking at the eat me
I need advise, im having such a hard time keeping any kind of food down. everything I eat I throw up. I eat really small bites, im chewing my food like crazy and nothing is helping. I try to eat as slow as possible but Any kind of protein is not going
Good Morning! I have a couple questions today I Am 9 Days Post Op and Happy To Announce I Have Officially Lost 24 Pounds!! Iâ€™m still a little bit in Shock Of How Much Weight Iâ€™ve Lost In only 9 Days!!! Yesterday I moved on to my â€œSoft Foods Phas
Today is Week One And I thought I was doing great! My water intake is 64 oz A Day I Added protein Shakes to The Mix And Iâ€™m Finally Able To Tolorate My Broths. Iâ€™m Still In The liquids Phase until tomorrow. HOWEVER today I was walking around doing
Day 4 Post op and Iâ€™m feeling a lot better. Iâ€™m beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel lol however Iâ€™m having a hard time drinking my fluids. I canâ€™t tolorate the broths Iâ€™m doing ok with water and sugar free jello and popsicles.
Hello. Iâ€™m scheduled for surgery December 12th but my blood work came back with high blood counts. I have my final appointment before surgery with my surgeon tomorrow but Iâ€™m scarredddd sheâ€™s going to cancel my surgery!!!! I been having horrible
I have a lot of doubts I am little bit confused so I'm hoping to obtain a little bit of clarity. I have just finished my 6 month weight loss and my provider is submitting it for approval to my insurance BCBS. however I have been reading online and mak