Justme7 posted a discussion topic 6 months ago

I went away for years and did a recent post about how the boards are "dead" and all the people I used to chat with are nowhere to be found and there are very few posts compared to years ago. I also went away so I became part of the problem. For me, I w


Justme7 wrote Here is my update..... 6 months ago

I went away for years and did a recent post about how the boards are "dead" and all the people I used to chat with are nowhere to be found and there are very few posts compared to years ago.  I als...


Justme7 posted a discussion topic 6 months, 3 weeks ago

I am an old member from 2013 and had surgery in 2014. I have been reading the boards the last few months and things seem pretty dead compared to years ago. Where has everyone gone? Are not that many people having surgery these days? I will update my


Justme7 wrote Boards are not that active theses days....... 6 months, 3 weeks ago

I am an old member from 2013 and had surgery in 2014.  Years ago the boards were super active with tons of posts daily.  I have been reading posts the last few months and there are times when there...


Justme7 posted a discussion topic 3 years, 2 months ago
Some people dream about a white Chritmas....I drea - The past two nights I have had dreams about eating forbiden foods. The first night I ate a donut hole and then threw it up as I realized I had surgery and couldn't eat it. Then las...

Justme7 posted a discussion topic 3 years, 3 months ago
How many grams of fat per day should I be eating? - It seems like I have too much fat in my diet even though I am eating low fat. Today I have had tuna with low fat mayonnaise, three turkey meatballs with a sprinkle of cheese, and t...

Justme7 posted a discussion topic 3 years, 3 months ago
Can you drink after vitamins? - Is it ok to drink after taking my vitamins or do I need to wait a half hour so I don't wash it out of my stomach? I take my nasty vitamins several times throughout the day and then...

Justme7 posted a discussion topic 3 years, 3 months ago
Eating and drinking at the same time.... - I know that we are not supposed to eat and drink any the same time and have read Frisco's article several times. But can you have a small sip of water say 15 minutes before eating ...

Justme7 posted a discussion topic 3 years, 3 months ago
Insurance issue AFTER surgery due to pre-op blood - So, I had surgery that is covered by my insurance. But I got a bill for $277 from a lab because the blood test done a week before surgery is NOT medically necessary according to my...

Justme7 posted a comment 3 years, 3 months ago
When someone reaches 100 pounds.

Justme7 posted a discussion topic 3 years, 3 months ago
Full liquid diet question.... - I am on full liquids for two weeks. My NUT gave me instructions that most protein will come from shakes at this stage. It also states that you can include blended soup like tomato ...

Justme7 posted a discussion topic 3 years, 4 months ago
More trips to the ER... Update male issue. - I met with the Surgeon yesterday (actually the PA) and she decided to leave in the catheter. That went against what my doc told the ER doc the other day when they spoke. She wants ...

Justme7 posted a discussion topic 3 years, 4 months ago
Good Golly Mrs. Molly... 1am and at The ER. Warnin -   I am 7 days out and have been doing great. I am able to drink way more than 64 oz and life has been good. Today my bladder decided to go to sleep again. As a result I decided I ...

Justme7 posted a discussion topic 3 years, 4 months ago
How strange to not be eating all the time. - It has been a strange day siting on the couch watching tv.  I keep thinking that just a few weeks ago I sat on this same couch watching tv inhaling pizza,chips, crackers, cereal, a...

Justme7 posted a discussion topic 3 years, 4 months ago
Everybody was Kong Fu fighting. - Where do I begin.... First of all it is 3am and I am on the losers bench and awake for the day. It has been a crazy journey so far.  I made it to surgery after being awake the day ...

Justme7 posted a discussion topic 3 years, 4 months ago
Leaving Soon... - It is now 4am and I have been awake since 1am as I can't sleep.  I am super nervous for surgery and have even had dry heaves this morning.  I am really second guessing what I am do...

Justme7 posted a discussion topic 3 years, 4 months ago
Still Moving toward August 6th Surgery in Boise, I - I started my pre-op diet on Saturday which is a day earlier than my doc said to start.  The first day was hard with all the left over pizza and cheese cake left over from my kiddos...

Justme7 posted a discussion topic 3 years, 4 months ago
The calm before the storm...anyone else feel this - So, my surgery is scheduled for August 6th. At this point I am not nervous or scared about surgery.  It is crazy because a week ago I was freaking out and ready to throw in the tow...

Justme7 posted a discussion topic 3 years, 4 months ago
Tick Tock..... - The clock is ticking closer to my surgery date of August 6th.  I have been on this site for over a year learning from the pros (thank you all) and newbies.  As stated before, I hav...

Justme7 posted a discussion topic 3 years, 7 months ago
Work as a driver after surgery......How do you get - I have a job where I drive almost all day long. Is it hard to get in all your fluids when you are on the road all day?  Can anyone relate that does this kind of work and what it wa...

Justme7 posted a discussion topic 3 years, 7 months ago
Guess I am not feeling it yet. - So, I have done all the doctor appointments and am waiting on the insurance company to give me the green light. I guess I should be doing shakes, exercising, and starving myself be...

Justme7 posted a discussion topic 3 years, 9 months ago
How helpful is surgery - I have been reading for over a year on this site. I read the same stuff day after day from people having emotional issues involving food, being very hungry, gaining weight over tim...

Justme7 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 3 months ago
Holly Cow....Need help - I have been looking at this board for 7 months.  I was scheduled for surgery in July and canceled two weeks before surgery as I told myself "I can do this on my own."  Well, I c...

Justme7 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 5 months ago
Who is the farthest out from surgery? - Who is an "old timer" with your VSG? Any problems or regrets?

Justme7 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 5 months ago
What percent of people gain after surgery? - I have been on here for months and am scheduled for surgery July 16th.  I read a lot about weight gain and some people have put 75 pounds back on after surgery.  I wonder why ha...
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