Casey A. wrote 2 month post-op update... 10 months, 3 weeks ago

It's been 2 months since surgery and I feel pretty good. I've lost 65 pounds from my heaviest weight and 41 pounds since surgery. I feel like I'm a slow loser but truth be told I've not exercised m...

Casey A. posted a discussion topic 11 months ago

Well it's early morning here in Ohio and I thought I would jump on here and tell all of you wonderful people that I truly hope you all have a fantabulous Thanksgiving tomorrow. Today marks 8 weeks since my surgery, wow how times flies. I am finally bac

Casey A. posted a discussion topic 11 months, 3 weeks ago

Well today marks one month since surgery. Sooo hard to believe... I was hoping to be down 50 pounds total but was super close at 49 total and 24.8 since surgery:) I'm super excited about next month.... Thank you to all of you for your support and motiv

Casey A. posted a discussion topic 12 months ago

How do you enhance the tastability of yours? I've tried powdered peanut butter in my chocolate and that was good. Today I tried some SF butterscotch pudding mix in my vanilla and ended up with too much pudding mix ( I added 2 tablespoons and it was too

Casey A. wrote 9 days post-op 1 year ago

I feel truly blessed. I really didn't have any complications other than they had a hard time getting IV access on me in the hospital but they just put in a central line in my right neck while I was...

Casey A. posted a discussion topic 1 year ago

I had my surgery on wednesday morning. Surgeon said it took longer to get good IV assess than my actual surgery took. Gas pain is THE worse, mine is right between my shoulder blades. I started passing gas about an hour before I got discharged and am st

Kathy S. wrote 1 year ago
Congratulations on your surgery! Welcome to the losers bench.

Casey A. posted a discussion topic 1 year ago

I am on Day 6 of my liquid diet. Surgery wednesday. I noticed yesterday, and today seems a little worse, I'm almost having to force myself to drink my protein shakes. My surgeon wants me to drink 4 a day. In reality I'm having to almost force any kind

Casey A. wrote Day 6 of 7 of Pre-op diet 1 year ago

Getting down to the nitty gritty now. Today I'm going to pack my hospital bag. Tomorrow will be laundry day, including my bath robe and bed blankets. Went and got my soap for my pre-op shower. I al...

Casey A. wrote Day 2 of pre-op diet 1 year ago

Yesterday morning I went and got all my pre-op testing done at the hospital (EKG, chest x-ray, and blood work). So I'm registered and ready to go for next wednesday. Today is Day 2 of my pre-op liq...

Casey A. wrote 11 days till surgery & 5 days till pre-op diet 1 year, 1 month ago

I'm  completely floored that I only have 5 more days till I have to start my pre-op liquid diet. I have my grocery list made to get all that I will need. I'm getting really anxious now and more and...

Casey A. posted a discussion topic 1 year, 1 month ago

I have a 2 hour pre-op class in the morning, not sure exactly what to expect from it. I'm assuming I'll learn all about my post-op diet, but we'll see.

But I'm getting so anxious now. When my surgery was scheduled for over a month away(when I

Casey A. posted a discussion topic 1 year, 2 months ago

Hello all. I am a lurker, constantly reading and absorbing info from all of you. Well it's about time I re-introduce myself. My name is Casey and I joined this site 5 years ago when I first started this journey but due to life changes and insurance cha

Casey A. wrote Getting Impatient... 1 year, 2 months ago

It feels forever since I started this journey and now I finally have my surgery date and I just want to crawl into the fetal position and cry. My surgery, as of now, will take place on 9/27/17. I a...

Casey A. posted a comment 5 years, 11 months ago
Best of luck to you. Keep me posted. My surgery should be in...

Casey A. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
Multivitamins... - Hello All, I've been here for quite some time now  just lurking around, soaking up as much knowledge as I can before my surgery in November. My question is this: I'm really concern...

Casey A. wrote a blog post 6 years, 2 months ago
Update... - Well it's finally happened. I finally got a job and my insurance is going to change, but I may have my surgery before it does, I'll have to wait and see. However, with this new job...

Casey A. added a goal 6 years, 3 months ago
Become a healthier me...:)

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Casey A. wrote a blog post 6 years, 3 months ago
About Me... - Well, my name is Casey, I am 40 years old (still feels weird to say that, just turned 40 on June 23rd) and am still in the process of getting all my pre-op testing done to submit t...
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