formymind posted a discussion topic 1 week, 4 days ago

I don't see my surgeon till this evening but I'm getting worried. So wondered if anyone experienced this.

I have no sickness bug.

It started out with my stomach just hurting constantly. When I swollow food it just hurt so bad.


formymind posted a discussion topic 2 weeks, 2 days ago

I have gained 3 lbs in a week.

I was prepared for stalls, staying the same weight, but no were did I read a possible gain in weight. I have to put it in prospective, I have not eating over my TDEE to gain 3 lbs worth of fat. Obviousl


formymind posted a discussion topic 2 weeks, 4 days ago

No regrets. Happy I've done my sleeve. BUT

4 weeks in. And I cant eat when I'm about to go out. Or while I'm out because I hate how crap that makes me feel. So that leaves only eating once a day in the evening.

Because: any k


formymind posted a discussion topic 3 weeks, 4 days ago

It hurts. Its like I say under rib but sort or under side of rib round left side. Quite sore.

3pm here. Been hurting since morning.

I noticed it a few days ago but it went. Now seems constant.

Any ideas? Or anyone experienced th


formymind posted a discussion topic 4 weeks ago

Hi, I am on the puree stage.

I am not very sociable due to always being in pain( disability) and social anxiety, but I am trying to make an effort, and it would be very easy for me to use my sleeve as an excuse to myself as to why I cant go "


formymind posted a discussion topic 4 weeks, 1 day ago

I am so so so sos so so happy. a week before surgery i was in the emergency room because my blood preasure got so high my visian went blury and I could not see , and they said it was too dangerous for me to be at home with that blood preasure. this was


formymind posted a discussion topic 1 month ago

16 days out.

Started feeling very dizzy yesturday, aswell as I slept till 1.30pm yesturday and was not feeling right at all.

My private hospital tells everyone not to start vitamins till 3 weeks post surgery, ( Yes I am sur


formymind posted a discussion topic 1 month ago

Just curious.

I am on purees and manage to eat 4 times ( 1 ounce per time) , I am supposed to be eating 6 times a day, according to my dietician but I already feel stuffed lol. (16 days out)

I am interested in the variatio


formymind posted a discussion topic 1 month ago

Hi all. I know all is different but was just curious. - Reason why I asked below.

So I've been fat all my life. And I can't imagine being slim.

I just imagine following the plan. But still being overweight. I suppose it does


formymind posted a discussion topic 1 month ago

I have been eating until I'm almost full so about two and ahalf tea spoons (2+weeks out) but that usually takes me five minutes then I leave it. And do something else. & not eat for say 4 hours.

Am I supposed to stop then at that 5 minutes then


formymind posted a discussion topic 1 month ago

I'm just wondering as I'm allowed to start puree today. I can drink comfortably now. But get about 1 litre in a day 35 ounces. My bariatric nurse knows I'm abit slow on the drinking as drinking to much makes me get chest pain. So she said at least. 1.5


formymind posted a discussion topic 1 month ago

I am just curious as I hear this alot, about " the honey moon stage has ended"

Everyones different but wondered how long this honey moon rapid weightloss stage lasted for you?

I plan to incoperate home work outs aswe


formymind posted a discussion topic 1 month ago

Anyone that gets fustrated because they can barely drink anything i posted about this and ended up giving up drinking for a day a couple of days ago lol as it hurt too much lol .

BUT TODAY I can drink alot more I JUST REALISED now as


formymind posted a discussion topic 1 month ago

I just ate pureed tuna and mayo with melted cheese.

I am not meant to eat this till tommorow, as i am 2 weeks post.

I feel i have failed because this is something I do , feel proud of myself for doing so well then


formymind posted a discussion topic 1 month, 1 week ago

I have had my surgery 4th July, stuck to all the rules.

Today I was making some purees in advance as I start puree monday.

Avacado, milk, mayo and used a hand held blender.

When I finnished put


formymind posted a discussion topic 1 month, 1 week ago

Its obvious that eating healthy is key.

But I have heard certain foods excel-orate weight loss some foods can slow it down though they are allowed.

I wondered after all the phases and your doing normal eating, what key foods do you ea


formymind posted a discussion topic 1 month, 1 week ago

Just curious as I am not there yet few more days but all I am dreaming of is

Pureed chicken salad, pureed tuna salad, pureed egg salad.

But I am sure I will get bored of that lol

So what did you


formymind posted a discussion topic 1 month, 1 week ago

I was told by my dietician to eat in moderation and about 4 ounces at a time ( i have 4 ounce containers ( when I am eating fully still on liquids for now)

But it seems people are saying if you do not count all your calories you will


formymind posted a discussion topic 1 month, 1 week ago

Hi. I am in UK.

It seems other places have more variety for liquid stage.

No jello ( We call jelly) No yogurt, no pudding.

All I am allowed is. :

Broth, Cordial like crystal light, ice pop


formymind posted a discussion topic 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Hi, I have been in the hospital about 2 hours now.

Been weighed

Had pregnancy test( neg)
Spoke to anesthesiologist

checked in etc

sucked a gross anti sickness tablet, and had a blood thining injection.


formymind posted a discussion topic 1 month, 3 weeks ago

I ask because I embarrassingly have no hair, prety bald with patches, very self conscious about it, can i cover my head with something during surgery that would still be clean and safe for surgery please?


formymind posted a discussion topic 1 month, 4 weeks ago

So this is my Pre op diet below, I do not mean to sound ungreatful, as I know people are wishing they were on a solid pre op if they are struggling with liquids, but I am not good with moderation, so wish I could just drink shakes because then there wo


formymind posted a discussion topic 2 months ago

Mine is booked for 4th July ( Can not figure out how to change the date on here!)

I just wondered if there is anyone else in JULY it would be nice to connect with people doing it near the same time as me , and seeing how we are gettin


formymind wrote on ShirlAus's support wall 2 months ago
aww thats so nice of you , i just joined here so i was trying to figure out if your comment was on my post but i just realised it was on my wall that is so nice of you my surgery date needs to be chnged! now i am going with a different surgeon cant believe it is 2 weeks away! , do you know how to change the date on here? How are you doing have you had your surgery?

ShirlAus wrote 2 months ago
Well done on booking your surgery :)
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