For the past couple of weeks, I have felt so down and defeated. Since my surgerycon 7/18/16, I have dropped from size 26 jeans to 18's. They are snug in the waist but getting baggier in the crotch and back. I see the difference, but felt like I wasn't
About a week ago, I tried a little bit of Salmon. It didn't stay in me very long until I was in the bathroom returning the wonderful package that I had eaten. This past Sunday, I baked a turkey drumstick, ate 4 small bites and again ended up in the b
My surgery was yesterday and I feel fabulous! I have been up and walking and eating ice like crazy. I have only used my PCA pump a few times and they are removing the catheter in a minute. After rounds, I may be discharged. I am officially on thd loser
I just received my first shipment of Nascobol B12 Nasal Spray, calcium, multivitamins, and iron. Because my family had met the deductible on 1/2/16, I don't have any out of pocket cost. I hope when the time comes (post op), I will be able to tolerate
I had my last vsit with my surgeon yesterday. Even though my insurance has me pending, he said we will move forward and be ready when approval happens. His surgery scheduler called this afternoon to let me know I am on the schedule for June 6. If I do
A couple of weeks ago I wrote to say I was denied by my insurance. My surgeons office and PCP were quick to get the appeal sent back a week ago and now we wait. Usually I am the calm in the storm of emotions...for others, but this time I am a wreck.
OK Here's my question...
Has anyone ever mixed protein powder with their protein shakes? Post op, I will have to take in 60-70 grams of protein per day. I can't stand those protein shakes, but if I could boost one bottle by adding powder, I w
While I am pre op, I am sampling a variety of protein drinks. As a child I was allergic to milk and although I outgrew the allergy, I have a true aversion to it. OK so I trhow up if it touches my lips. Anyway I amy trying New Whey protein shots tonight
Last May, I started my bariatric endeavors in Illinois. I attended the nutrition class, and began meeting monthly with the dietician in June, July and August. I had my psych. eval, was cleared by the physical therapist and then moved to Texas in Octob