Mary S. posted a comment 6 days, 13 hours ago
I love your new picture, you look fantastic. What a great inspiration...

Mary S. posted a discussion topic 1 week, 5 days ago
I saw the Bariatric RN and Dietician today. I am right on track and feel great. Upping my exercise to walking and Zumba on the Wii and hopefully starting Curves soon. Tonight I had my first real food, half a salmon burger (could not finish) a bite of b

Mary S. wrote One Month Appointment 1 week, 5 days ago

I saw the Bariatric RN and Dietician today.  I am right on track and feel great.  Upping my exercise to walking and Zumba on the Wii and hopefully starting Curves soon.  Tonight I had my first real...


Mary S. posted a discussion topic 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Hi, I am looking for a group for coffee and conversation. Are there any casual groups out there? Hope so.

Mary S. posted a discussion topic 2 weeks, 6 days ago
So far, so good. After struggling with lap band for 10 years, I am so grateful for the VSG surgery and to finally have a tool that works. I am on puree foods. I am really sticking to the after surgery plan given to me by the clinic and trying hard not

Mary S. wrote 2 weeks Post-Op Feeling Great 4 weeks ago

I am beginning to think I am one of the lucky ones, no excessive pain, nausea, gas, just about back to normal.  Now I need to step up my exercise.  I will continue to walk a little more each day un...


Mary S. posted a discussion topic 1 month ago
Had my 1 week post-op, staples removed, very painless, so happy to report. I was down 12.5 pounds from when I started liquid diet, yahoo....but all looks good. Going back on full liquids and I'm so happy, includes 3 Tbls cream soups, no chunks, 3 Tbls cre

Mary S. posted a discussion topic 1 month, 1 week ago
I'm so happy to be on the other side. The removal of my lapband and new VSP went smoothly. Healing, resting, drinking, etc., I can't believe how good I feel, other than soreness, swelling, etc., this could be the honeymoon phase, but so far, so good.

Mary S. posted a discussion topic 1 month, 1 week ago
Just wanted to give a quick update. Dr. Jones removed my lap band and did VSG on Monday. There were no complications and I am amazed at how well I'm doing. Got out of the hospital today and hoping I can remember to do everything. Walk, sip, siprometer

LSUeeyore wrote 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Good luck to you as well!!

Kathy S. wrote 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Congratulations on your upcoming surgery! Here are some links to information you may find helpful: http://www.obesityhelp.com/articles/photographing-your-weight-loss-surgery-journey http://www.obesityhelp.com/articles/weight-loss-surgery-hosptial-stay-what-to-pack http://www.obesityhelp.com/articles/four-on-the-floor-self-care-after-weight-loss-surgery We can't wait to hear from you post-op!

Mary S. wrote on Gigi223's support wall 1 month, 2 weeks ago
You have the same surgery date as me, best of luck to you.

Mary S. wrote on LSUeeyore's support wall 1 month, 2 weeks ago
You have the same surgery date as me, best of luck to you.

Mary S. wrote on BeggarsBanquet's support wall 1 month, 2 weeks ago
You have the same surgery date as me, best of luck to you.

Mary S. wrote on cmvnapa's support wall 1 month, 2 weeks ago
You have the same surgery date as me, best of luck to you.

Mary S. wrote on 123HollyD's support wall 1 month, 2 weeks ago
You have the same surgery date as me, best of luck to you.

Mary S. wrote on Hellzkitten86's support wall 1 month, 2 weeks ago
You have the same surgery date as me, best of luck to you.

Mary S. posted a discussion topic 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Hi Everyone, I have been waiting for this over two years, it really feels like it's going to happen. I am scared and excited. Thanks for sharing on this site, it means so much to a newbie like me. I have had a lap band for over 10 years and I'm doing a

Mary S. posted a discussion topic 2 months, 1 week ago


Hi - I have surgery scheduled for May 15, 2015. I am excited and scared. I'm doing a lot of research and trying to stay focused and letting go. Praying and taking one day at a time. Looking forward to reading more. Mary


Mary S. wrote Surgery Date 2 months, 1 week ago

Hi - I am less than 30 days from my revision from lap band to sleeve, I'm scared but very excited.  Doing a lot of research and trying to let go and stay focused.  Looking forward to hearing from o...


Mary S. posted a comment 2 years, 2 months ago
Thank you for your information.

Mary S. wrote a blog post 2 years, 2 months ago
Revision Surgery and Questions - Today I got word that I have a "green light" to have revision surgery.  So do I get the Gastric Sleeve or the Gastric Bypass.  Going to do some research.  I am excited but terrifie...

Mary S. posted a discussion topic 4 years ago
I want to switch from Lap Band to gastric Bypass - - In seven years, numerous fills, compliance with the program, exercise, band replacement, constant spewing, I am fed up and ready to have this damn band removed and go for a gastric...
About Me
Eden Prairie , MN
Location
35.4
BMI
VSG
Surgery
05/15/2017
Surgery Date
Sep 17, 2003
Member Since

Before & After
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Happy to start my journey
213lbs

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Latest Blog 15
Post Op Visit 11/19/07
Today's the First Day of the Rest of my Life
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