Jackie P. posted a discussion topic 1 month ago

I was wondering if anyone knew whether taking metformin and spirnolactone would make it look like I was not in Peri Menopause on a blood test?

I've been having all sorts of weird things happening. I thought it was peri-menopause but my hormone


Jackie P. posted a discussion topic 1 year ago

Hi there,

 

I'm 3 years out of VSG. My psychiatrist told me about Vyvanse being approved for Binge Eating Disorder. I am thinking of trying it. Wondering if anyone pre or post op has any experience with it. 

I'm not bingeing


Jackie P. posted a discussion topic 1 year, 7 months ago

Hey all. I'm almost 3 years out and have been getting hypoglycemia for about a year a few times a week. I'm SO SICK OF IT. It's screwing with my diet as well. I have tried all sorts of things and I can't get a constant result. Some days I get it, some


Jackie P. posted a discussion topic 2 years, 3 months ago

Hey VSGers!

 

I was wondering if anyone of you have done the 5 day pouch test for your sleeve. If you did, what were your results? And why did you do it?

Thank you!


Jackie P. posted a discussion topic 2 years, 5 months ago

I have been getting hypoglycemia for about 8 months. I'm 2 years out... Anyone else? What is causing it?!! 

My menu so far today:


Jackie P. posted a discussion topic 2 years, 5 months ago

Hey everyone. So I'm 2 years 2 months post op. Lost at my highest 200 pounds. Well the last 6 months, I've been slowly gaining a bit and now I'm about 10 pounds higher. It's kinda freaking me out. Mainly, because I feel like I'm a failure and I'M the R


Jackie P. posted a discussion topic 3 years ago
Post Op Gum Chewing? Should we? - Hey everyone.   What's the rule for gum chewing post op? I'm 1.5yr out and chew gum a lot. I do notice though, that sometimes I get that intense hungry feeling, which may be exce...

Jackie P. posted a discussion topic 3 years ago
How much do you fluctuate during maintenance? - Hey everyone. I've been doing maintenance for a few months now. All in all, it's going well. I find I do fluctuate as I expected to, but wondering how much everyone else fluctuates...

Jackie P. posted a discussion topic 3 years, 4 months ago
Still losing (8 pounds below goal) advice... - Hey everyone...I'm a little concerned (what a problem to have! LOL). I am about 8 pounds below goal. 148 pounds. Size 8, 5'7, large frame. I am still losing. Hit goal about 6 weeks...

Jackie P. posted a comment 3 years, 5 months ago
I have this amazing strapless dress that I bought before surgery....

Jackie P. posted a discussion topic 3 years, 5 months ago
Maintenance and how to stop losing - Hey everyone. I have hit maintenance, and am finding I'm still losing. Slowly, but losing. While I love it, I really don't want to get too thin and be forced to gain weight. I thou...

Jackie P. posted a discussion topic 3 years, 5 months ago
Maintenance and how to stop losing - Hey everyone. I have hit maintenance, and am finding I'm still losing. Slowly, but losing. While I love it, I really don't want to get too thin and be forced to gain weight. I thou...

Jackie P. posted a discussion topic 3 years, 6 months ago
Goal Weight? Bounce Back? - So I have .9 to go to hit my goal of 155. Did most of you stay at your goal weight? Should I lose a bit more so if I have a bounce back, I will be close to 155? Thoughts?

Jackie P. posted a discussion topic 3 years, 6 months ago
Does Ghrelin reduction affect cravings? - Quick question I haven't been able to find an answer to. Does research show ghrelin reduction post surgery affect cravings? 

Jackie P. posted a discussion topic 3 years, 7 months ago
Almost at Maintenance... Tips, experience of regai - Hey all! It's been awhile since I have been here, but it's been a year since my surgery and I have lost 188 pounds! yay! I am still in the honeymoon phase really. Not really having...

Jackie P. posted a discussion topic 3 years, 10 months ago
First weekly weight gain in 9 months :( - Hey everyone! I started opti on March 25/13 and as of today, I am down 155 pounds! Yay. I've been working hard. Anyway, this week is the first week since surgery where I have sh...

Jackie P. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 1 month ago
Gas Pains? Gallbladder? - Hey, 6.5 post op. Last night I had an awful episode after eating. I don't think I ate too much. I started getting getting upper back pain right between the shoulder blades. It w...

Jackie P. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 2 months ago
Legitimate question. Should I stop strength traini - Ok, I'm 6 months out. I just hit 100 pounds. This week I started a Facebook 90 day challenge. Lunges, planks, push-ups, etc. it's not hardcore or anything but it's a 90 day challen...

Jackie P. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 3 months ago
3 weeks of walking, and scale is not moving much.. - Hey everyone! I'm almost 5 months out and down 89 pounds. I started a new job in the city and now I commute. So I am walking anywhere from 5-7km a day. (3-4.5 miles). I am also ...

Jackie P. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 4 months ago
Anyone have a recipe for high protein balls? - hello! I'm looking for a recipe to make protein food that is high protein... I have found some that are 7g a ball, but I would love to be able to make something that is clos...

Jackie P. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 6 months ago
I feel like I am doing the Atkins Plan.... conflic - I'm 6 weeks out. Down 50 pounds including 16 pounds from the liquid diet 2 weeks before. When I envisioned post op life, I had hoped to have a balanced diet. Healthy carbs,...

Jackie P. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 6 months ago
1 month out. I think my calories may be too high.. - Hello! 1 month out today. I am trying to follow the good advice of the veterans. My calories I think are too high compared to what they should be. My protein is fine 90g, an...

Jackie P. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 6 months ago
4 weeks out. Hungry. Worried. Am i doing ok? - Hello everyone. Almost 4 weeks out and my first day back at work. I have a desk job. Today I am so hungry!!! Could it be the fact that I'm back at work and using more energy...

Jackie P. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 6 months ago
Making turkey chili.. What do I do about carb ingr - I'm 3.5 weeks out. I want to make a turkey chili to take to work for lunches. I bought kidney beans and tomato sauce. The beans and sauce have so many carbs in them. What do I d...

Jackie P. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 6 months ago
3 weeks out. Feeling hungry quickly after eating - Hello, I'm 3 weeks out and find my appetite increasing. I find I get hungry about 2 hours after eating something. At 11, I had 1/4c cottage cheese, 1 tbsp hummus and 2 Melba to...
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