Michael B. wrote a blog post 3 years, 9 months ago
Pain/Gallbladder!? - Well - last Thursday Night - Sunday early AM were NOT good!  Thursday evening, I started having fairly mild pain under my bottom rib on the right side, just off-center. I didn't th...

Michael B. posted a discussion topic 3 years, 9 months ago
"Full" sensation??? - Ok - here I am 3 months out.  Have experienced most of the classic stuff - changed BM schedule, learning when to eat, struggles to get enough protein and liquids, etc.  But... Ear...

Michael B. wrote a blog post 3 years, 9 months ago
Sorry I haven't kept updated: - I joined this site with the intention of being an active participant.  Unfortunately, that hasn't played out.  I found some support groups on Facebook, and neglected this site.  Bu...

Michael B. posted a discussion topic 4 years ago
First stall 1 week post-op? - I know, I know- don't weigh every day...   Started soft/purée stage Sunday. VERY small "meals"... Maybe a couple of tablespoons per setting.  Total calorie count not increas...

Michael B. posted a discussion topic 4 years ago
Got home today. Few questions - Got home from hospital today-YEAH! And all seems to be going well. But- I am curious about how long the "gas" issues typically go.  I have had abdominal gas since the surger...

Michael B. wrote a blog post 4 years ago
Home. So-far, so-good. - Made it home this afternoon. The 1.5hr ride was tiring.  Trying to figure out how I'm going to sleep- I usually sleep on my side, but have been on my back the last couple of...

Michael B. wrote a blog post 4 years ago
27 hours post-op observations - Here I sit 27 hours post-op. The pain I have experienced has mostly been from gas pains (they inflate your a abdomin for the procedure). It is suppose to be absorbed by your bow...

Michael B. posted a discussion topic 4 years ago
Pre/Post-Op diet differences - In browsing posts related to pre and post-op liquid diets and suggestions, I am kind of amazed at the differences in the Post-op diet instructions for the VSG procedure, so I th...

Michael B. wrote a blog post 4 years ago
Some days are awfully hard... - Yesterday and today have been more difficult.  Worked my tail off yesterday afternoon between morning and evening church services (which I am the pastor for).  Every muscle in m...

Michael B. posted a comment 4 years ago
I stocked up on EAS AdvantEDGE shakes and have been adding in...

Michael B. posted a comment 4 years ago
Original weigh-in was 356.5 not 356.4

Michael B. wrote a blog post 4 years ago
November 3 Update (Day 7 of Pre-op liquid diet) - Was up early this morning, thanks to the time change... So I decided to get on the scale.     348.4 lbs  down from starting weight of 356.4 lbs on October 28.  Of course...

Michael B. added a goal 4 years ago
to shop ANYWHERE & have clothes fit

Michael B. added a goal 4 years ago
decrease snoring

Michael B. wrote a blog post 4 years ago
So the Journey Begins! - Today is day 2 of the pre-op liquid diet.  I'm already trying to figure out how to add enough variety within the dietary restrictions to keep my hunger at bay. I am mostly e...

Michael B. posted a discussion topic 4 years ago
Day 2 of pre-op liquid diet... variety and beating - My surgery is scheduled for November 11 - just 12 days!  Having just started my liquid pre-op diet yesterday, I have been trying to stick with the list of "allowable" foods, but...

Michael B. added a goal 4 years ago
get down to a healthy weight
About Me
Clinton, AR
Location
28.2
BMI
VSG
Surgery
11/11/2013
Surgery Date
Oct 29, 2013
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