dondomit posted a discussion topic 3 months, 1 week ago

Good afternoon all. it has now been 2 1/2 months since my surgery. I am down almost 40#, it sure is a different life.

I have just set up an appointment with a head doctor to make sure my head game stays on track. I guess I am not sure what t


dondomit posted a discussion topic 3 months, 3 weeks ago

so, I am 2 months out today. everything is going great, still getting used to everything.

what does your daily meal plan look like?

breakfast, lunch, dinner, snack?

I have been doing an oikos yogurt for breakfast, some chicken


dondomit posted a discussion topic 5 months, 3 weeks ago

Well, surgery came and went, now I am on the losers bench!!

I have a question for ya's. I am on my full liquids stage now for 3 more weeks. my liquids have been pretty easy to get in and I feel no real restriction on them, I am assuming becau


dondomit posted a discussion topic 6 months ago

Well, it has been a long road, but it has flown by. I am 7 days from my VSG. you have all been a wealth of knowledge and I look forward to being a more active part of this forum. I just hope my experiences will help.

one question. What ONE


dondomit posted a discussion topic 8 months ago

I am still PRE OP, so all you vets take this with a grain of salt and by all means if I am out of line just let me know.

I was thinkin


dondomit posted a discussion topic 8 months, 1 week ago

I got the call today! Insurance approved my surgery, and on the first try! It is finally sinking in, this IS happening. At first I was terrified that I wouldn't do "good" and insurance wouldn't approve me. Then I was terrified that they WOULD... we


dondomit posted a discussion topic 8 months, 2 weeks ago

Hey all. I will start this with a Non scale victory that is actually a scale victory but not about the numbers on the scale....per se... last week I stepped on my home scale and it actually registered a weight...!!! holyhell... I haven't seen a home


dondomit posted a discussion topic 8 months, 3 weeks ago

looking for a sturdy peddle bike. something I will be able to use now as well as a year from now when I am not 400#. stopped at a Trek shop and looking at a Marlin 6. anyone out there have any suggestions? I'm not planning on going up and down mount


dondomit posted a discussion topic 9 months, 1 week ago

I had my last visit with the psych on Monday, he gave me the green light, exercise therapist gave me the green light, dietitian gave me the green light, surgeon commended me on my lifestyle turnaround and said he thinks I am an excellent candidate.  we


dondomit posted a comment 9 months, 3 weeks ago
I haven't had surgery yet but am preparing/losing weight before. I...

dondomit posted a discussion topic 9 months, 3 weeks ago

Good afternoon, I have been walking more and more lately, and have to do it most days in the halls of our local high school where it is dead silent.  can anyone recommend a good "Walkman"  (I know I know, I'm old school but they were the shizzle back i


dondomit posted a discussion topic 9 months, 3 weeks ago

not sure if this a post better suited for the nutrition section or not, but here it is.  and I want to start by saying I AM NOT, NOR WILL I EVER BE a salesman for this MLM product.


dondomit posted a discussion topic 10 months ago

 I was instructed by my surgeon at my first meeting in November 2016 that I need to lose 50# before he would do the surgery.  I am currently down 35# with 2 months to go and I'm sure the pre op diet will shave quite a bit more.  I have had quite a few


dondomit posted a discussion topic 10 months ago

I started my process in October, i have a meeting with my surgeon to decide on the procedure i want Feb13.  i also have a 3rd meeting with the psychologist... (my insurance requires a "nod" from him for approval which i haven't gotten yet) my


dondomit posted a discussion topic 10 months, 2 weeks ago

Well, since I haven't seen many new topics on here lately I will post one.

to keep the surgery quiet, or tell the world,,,,,or something in between.

I have been battling with myself weather or not to open up about my journey with anyone


dondomit posted a discussion topic 10 months, 3 weeks ago

HAPPY NEW YEAR!  may you all have a blessed new year filled with all you deserve and then some.  my prayers go out to each and every one of you!!!.

O.K. 

I am looking for some new reading material... any suggestions?  I am just finishin


dondomit posted a discussion topic 11 months ago

Good afternoon everyone.  I am new to OH (as of this morning) i started my journey in mid October and have a meeting with my surgeon mid February for a second consult, he is leaning toward the VSG, i am leaning toward the bypass.  i am 36, i have been

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