Keeks911 wrote It only took 100lbs... 2 years ago

Yesterday I weighed in amd am officially 100lbs. down after surgery. I am still wearing the same clothes I was before, with the exception of my jeans (was size 36, now in a 30 and they were littera...


Keeks911 posted a discussion topic 2 years, 3 months ago

One of the coolest things to pass through  my Facebook feed for a very long time.  I felt this, this article could have been written about, or to me.  I am that girl (not literally), but I am all those things that he says.  I have had random people say


Keeks911 posted a discussion topic 2 years, 3 months ago

I moved to night shift 5 weeks ago, and change back to day shift on October 1st.  How do you juggle the complete change of schedule and be successful at losing weight?

I work 10 hour shifts, by myself, 4 days a week.  On my days off, I try to k


Keeks911 posted a comment 2 years, 3 months ago
Isopure Whey Protein, Unflavored. I use it and I love it. It's great to...

Keeks911 wrote a blog post 2 years, 3 months ago
2 month follow ups - I had my 3 month follow ups a little early and had them at 2 months post op, vacations are to blame.  I still haven't gotten over my "3 week stall" plateau.  It is very frustrating...

Keeks911 posted a comment 2 years, 4 months ago
Right on! I wish my "3 week stall" only lasted a week, but it was an...

Keeks911 posted a discussion topic 2 years, 4 months ago

I am SO frustrated right now. I hit the 3 week stall 4 weeks ago and haven't lost anything since. I have had a pair of jeans that I thought for sure I would be into already. Everything I read about the 3 week stall is that it only lasts 2-3 weeks, you


Keeks911 wrote a blog post 2 years, 4 months ago
3 week stall for 4 weeks?!! Really? - I am SO frustrated right now. I hit the 3 week stall 4 weeks ago and haven't lost anything since. I have had a pair of jeans that I thought for sure I would be into already. Everyt...

Keeks911 posted a comment 2 years, 4 months ago
Isn't is a HUGE relief to be "pain free"? I am 5 weeks post op, and...

Keeks911 posted a comment 2 years, 4 months ago
Hang in there lady! I went dry camping the week before surgery and...

Keeks911 wrote a blog post 2 years, 4 months ago
A plateau? Already?? - I am 5 weeks post op and for the last 2 weeks, according to the scale, I haven't lost anything!  I knew there would be plateaus, but so soon? Thinking about it, I was pretty immob...

Keeks911 wrote a blog post 2 years, 4 months ago
1 month post op today!!! - I am going to say, this has been the longest month of my life!  June 3rd was my surgery date and a lot has happened in 4 weeks.  As of 5 days ago, I am completely pain free. No mor...

Keeks911 wrote a blog post 2 years, 5 months ago
I feel flabby... - Good things still happening. I am concentrating on my fluids and my proteins but have had great success adding actual foods back into my diet. I am still on "pureed" foods for anot...

Keeks911 wrote a blog post 2 years, 5 months ago
Two weeks and a day, post op - I'm not even sure where to start, a lot has happened between day 8 and day 15. I had my "3 week" follow up at 12 days (my surgeon is going on vacation). It was good. My surgeon sai...

Keeks911 posted a discussion topic 2 years, 5 months ago

I was just rereading my hospital paperwork and saw that the prescription I have for Pepcid is NOT as needed but to be taken twice a day for 90 days. I didn't know this. I am post op 10 days, I took it the day after release from the hospital and a PM do


Keeks911 posted a comment 2 years, 5 months ago
I'm on day 9 and have the SAME pain you described. My surgeon...

Keeks911 posted a discussion topic 2 years, 5 months ago

I am on day 9 of my post op liquid diet and am jonesin' bad for salt. So many things I can have, yogurt, vitamin water, are all sweet. I don't like the sweet. I have tried some of those box liquid soups and they are so bland. Even chicken broth (low so


Keeks911 posted a discussion topic 2 years, 5 months ago

I an on day 9 of my post op liquid diet and am jonesin' bad for salt. So many things I can have, yogurt, vitamin water, are all sweet. I don't like the sweet. I have tried some of those box liquid soups and they are so bland. Even chicken broth (low so


Keeks911 posted a comment 2 years, 5 months ago
This was pretty funny. I actually had to make dinner for my husband...

Keeks911 wrote a blog post 2 years, 5 months ago
Bad breath, pain and hunger pangs... oh my. - So, bad breath is real.  I didn't have it before surgery and my husband made a "don't take this the wrong way" comment about my breath last night. So, naturally, I obsessed about i...

Keeks911 wrote a blog post 2 years, 5 months ago
I tied my own shoes!! - I didn't have any issues with socks or shoes pre-op but for the last week I have had to rely on my husband. Today I decided to do it myself. It took me an hour and was painful at t...

Keeks911 wrote a blog post 2 years, 5 months ago
Post-Op day 6 - I started out this day looking up. My pain was minimal, I did well on my fluid and protein levels the day before, AND I finally had a bowel movement. But then, I got really down in...

Keeks911 wrote a blog post 2 years, 5 months ago
June 3rd was THE day! - I worked hard for 7 months to get to my surgery date.  I wasn't really nervous about the surgery, but feared the IV.  I have a legit needle phobia, one that requires me to explain ...

Keeks911 posted a discussion topic 2 years, 5 months ago

Just experienced the most excruciating pain from a cough I wasn't prepared for. I felt a popping or tearing a couple inches below my (largest) left side incision.

I was told to clutch a pillow when coughing, and I have been, but this one wasn't


Keeks911 posted a discussion topic 2 years, 5 months ago

I am coming to a horrifying realization that I won't be able to drink my one life staple.... whole milk.

In the hospital they gave me 2%, no issues drinking that. I like whole and have only drank whole milk for as long as I have been buying my

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