June W. posted a discussion topic 6 months, 1 week ago

Hi all!

I'm quitting smoking and am just curious if anyone else has gone through this while trying to work a good food plan. And been successful, hopefully.

I do not want to sabotage my food plan with misdirected cravings. I plan to be


June W. posted a discussion topic 6 months, 2 weeks ago

I want to ask the long-timers out there what they did to stay motivated throughout this long journey. My struggle is staying with it over time. If you have a few years post op, can you share with us how you keep going? I'd really appreciate any suggest


June W. posted a discussion topic 6 months, 2 weeks ago

I have been eating vegetarian for a few months now and I am not getting the weight loss that I want. I think I'm going to throw in the towel and go back to animal proteins for now. I can get my protein from foods and not all protein shakes, like I've b


June W. posted a discussion topic 6 months, 2 weeks ago

Hi All,

I got my VSG in 2012. I lost 60lbs right away and then something happened and I stopped losing weight. All I can remember is all of a sudden hating my protein shakes. Then I just must have given up because I gained 40lbs right back in 2


June W. posted a discussion topic 2 years, 11 months ago

Hi all. I got my sleeve in April 2012. I lost 60 lbs right away and then I got off track. I gained 30 lbs back and have stayed there for three years. Now I didn't get surgery to lose only 30 lbs. 

So I'm back and ready to start again. I'm eatin


June W. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
Regain - I have been back here several times, always hoping to get back on track and always falling short of the mark. I have gained back 40 lbs and I only lost 60 to start with. I a...

June W. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
Back... again. - I have been back and forth on this forum because I have been in and out of working my food plan. I lost 60lbs in the first 9 months after surgery. Somewhere along the way, I for...

June W. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
I'm back after thinking I was done with this forum - Well, if I was a dog, my tail would be between my legs. I have been trying to do it "My way" and have gained ten pounds and found myself wondering how to stop it. I kept coming ...

June W. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago
Long Road Ahead - It's hard to have lost almost 65 lbs and still have 100 to go. I am feeling tired of my journey and need to regroup and re-motivate. I'm starting my Couch to 5K today. I did the...

June W. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago
It's not a miracle worker - Don't get me wrong, I love my sleeve. I have restriction and it keeps me from going to far. But I can work around it if I really want to. Getting the surgery didn't change my ea...

June W. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
Less than 100lbs to go!! - I finally broke through to where I have less than 100 lbs to lose. It is one of my first major milestones in this long journey. My weight loss has been slow but steady. I am a b...

June W. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
So does it grow back eventually? - I know there have been many thread about hair loss. I'm not complaining about it. I knew it would happen and I'm prepared for it. I just wanted to find out from some vets whethe...

June W. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
This is a marathon, not a sprint. - I'm the hare type of person. I like to do things fast and get the rewards right away. This VSG thing takes the tortoise type of people, someone who can go the long haul and pers...

June W. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago
Back on Track - Today I am starting out by going back to what worked in the beginning. I wonder why I am not losing weight like I did at the beginning right after surgery and yet I'm not doing ...

June W. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
6 Months Out. 55 lbs down. -  I'm a slow loser. It may have something to do with me being imperfect in my execution of my food plan. But I am losing slowing. The sleeve was worth it simply because it forces me...

June W. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
My first 5K -  I just signed up for my very first 5K run. It's the COLOR Run, where they throw paint in different colors on you throughout the race so you end up rainbow colored at the end. I am...

June W. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
50 lbs LOST! -  After one heck of a stall, I have finally met my first goal, to lose 50 lbs. I'm about a third of the way to my goal weight. I am about 5 months out and had thought I'd lose more ...

June W. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Going vegan and breaking stalls -  Hi everyone, I have wanted to be vegan for a long time now and I finally just decided to do it. I figured out a meal plan that will get my protein intake around 60 grams or mor...

June W. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 12 months ago
Exercise NSV! -  I'm getting into shape and I can FEEL it happening. As I continue my walk/run program I am literally feeling myself get better at walking and running. My body doesn't get as winde...

June W. posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
NSV!! -  I can't believe I'm going to say this... but I just subscribed to Runner's World magazine! If anyone who knows me found out, they'd be shocked. It is so unlike me... the old me. I...

June W. posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
Stair-stepping -  I am officially a stair-stepper when it comes to weight loss. It is a disheartening method of losing weight and I do not recommend it! The up and down and up and down does eventua...

June W. posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
Breaking a stall -  I'm not gonna get my hopes up, but it's been two days and I have stayed below my stall number. If I don't screw it up, I might be back on track to lose this freakin' weight alread...

June W. posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
It's not a stall.... it's me. -  Well, I have been bouncing around 260 lbs for two MONTHS. Yep. I said it. TWO MONTHs. At first I though I was in a stall, but then reality hit me. I was not workin' my sleeve the ...

June W. posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
Running NSV -  I started a running program, similar to Couch to 5K, where I walk and run in intervals until I am running for a full 30 minutes at the end of 8 weeks. Yesterday was Day 1 and I go...

June W. posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
I can't eat sugar. -  Every time I do it, I feel sick to my stomach. Why do I do it? Because I am metally defective when it comes to making good food choices for myself! But this feels so awful that...
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Phoenix, AZ
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VSG
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04/12/2012
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Surgeon
May 17, 2009
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