leeann73 posted a discussion topic 3 days, 22 hours ago

I was so happy to realize yesterday that I can learn new habits. We went to the Jay's game in Detroit yesterday. Everybody had lots of food including popcorn. A few weeks. Ack I got into the popcorn and snacking. Yesterday i


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 1 week, 5 days ago

Hello everyone:

I am 4.5 months post surgery. Have been at the cottage for the last week with the boys. This time last year, I was 75 pounds heavier. Although I am tempted to "snack" I


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 3 weeks ago

well, it was almost a 3 week stall but had a huge woosh on the scale this morning. Down 4 pounds. A total loss of 72.4 now. Yippie. Funny how motivational that can be. The scale is such a mind game.


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 1 month ago

heading in a road trip tomorrow with my boys for 5 days to the smokey mountains. First trip with the family since surgery. Super excited but have been asked by my husband to check out with the cell phone for the trip. Yikes.


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 1 month, 1 week ago

Hello everyone:

on my 3 month check up on May 30th, the doctor said there is no reason for me to be tired and my blood work was perfect and I have no deficiencies but I am so tired all the


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 1 month, 2 weeks ago

good appointment. Blood tests perfect with no deficiencies. Bmi has gone from 44 to 33. Have lost 7 inches off my waist. No reason for my tiredness. Told to add more variety to my food and start some physical activity.


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 1 month, 3 weeks ago

day of surgery and 3 month mark. I have been in a stall. Only half a pound lost in the last two weeks so hopefully that will break soon. Glad I have the photos to help when the scales are not moving.


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leeann73 posted a discussion topic 1 month, 4 weeks ago

First weekend at the family cottage since surgery. The cottage is a place of food, special snacks, ice cream and roasted goodies. I survived. I had a handful of chips but other than that stuck to plan. I wish I could feel re


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 2 months ago

inspired by the last titled post like this. Here is my update.

I am 11 weeks out. Highest weight 240. Opti weight 233. Current weight 178.2.

I tolerate all foods and have have never had dumping. Unfortunately I hav


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 2 months, 1 week ago

Hello everyone:

2 NSV:

1. I am wearing a size 14 dress today


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 2 months, 3 weeks ago

Hello everyone

just a quick check in. I am en route to Vancouver from today until Tuesday. Purse is packed with protein bars, nuts and chicken jerky along with my water. Flying is so much easier 50 pounds down - I cannot imagine ho


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 3 months ago

I wish they also did brain surgery on me - LOL - now that I am 8 weeks post op, I can pretty much eat anything except beef, pork, caffine and alcohol - sugar and fat are not allowed BUT, I have tried sugar and I DO NOT DUMP


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 3 months ago

See if this works. One in gown is day of surgery. Next one is yesterday. 7 weeks since surgery


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 3 months, 1 week ago

hello e eryone. Just wanted to wish you all a happy Easter. I am looking forward to dark turkey meat. Haha. I have been traveling a lot this last two weeks for work. Love my tool. Before surgery when I traveled I ate crap continuously. Now, I bring my


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 3 months, 1 week ago

at my 6 week follow up. In total from start I am down 45. From opti 38. From surgery 23. I am disappointed in 23 pounds since surgery but I am doing all the right things so hanging I. I do wish it was faster though.


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 3 months, 2 weeks ago


my fir


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leeann73 posted a discussion topic 3 months, 3 weeks ago

I have a very entailed job working often up to 60 - 70 hours a week, after hours, etc ... before surgery when I had deadlines to meet (which I have right now) and pressure (which I always have) - I would load up on caffeine,


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 3 months, 3 weeks ago

I feel like a kid in battle with myself. I don't want to eat today and I don't want to drink. I have pouch pain when I eat today. We go to my in laws for a big family dinner every Sunday. This week she asked what I could eat. I said chicken, fish, turk


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 3 months, 4 weeks ago

Hello everyone:

I am one month post op. I am following the "bariatric cooking" cookbook recipes for soft food stage. On another forum, a lady at the same stage as me is eating significantly less. Here is what I ate yesterday:


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 4 months ago

I posted this on another forum so sorry for the double post if you read more than one forum:

I have made the ricotta bake twice. The first time was l


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 4 months ago

well - I am confused - I have made the ricotta bake twice. The first time was last week and I was able to eat it with no problem. I made it this week - I ate it for lunch and dinner no problem on Sunday; I had it for dinne


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 4 months ago

i thought I already posted this but cannot find it. I am new to soft food stage. How much of the ricotta. Ale should I be acting at one sitting. I started out with a quarter cup. Thanks

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