leeann73 posted a discussion topic 3 days, 7 hours 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 1 week, 3 days 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 weeks, 2 days ago

Hello everyone:

2 NSV:

1. I am wearing a size 14 dress today


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 3 weeks, 6 days 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 1 month, 1 week 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 1 month, 1 week ago

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


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leeann73 posted a discussion topic 1 month, 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 1 month, 2 weeks 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 1 month, 3 weeks ago


my fir


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leeann73 posted a discussion topic 1 month, 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 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 2 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 2 months, 1 week 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


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 2 months, 1 week ago

Woo hoo. Scale said 199.2 this morning. It has been years since there was a "1" in front of my weight. So happy I had to share.


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 2 months, 1 week ago

Today was my first full day back at work in the office. I am 3 weeks out. So, between calls and coworkers and emails I did not drink my water and missed my snacks. Then I get home and my older son has 4 friends over. I start making nachos and tacos for


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 2 months, 1 week ago

hello everyone

i got a great text from Mandy just after 4pm. She is out of surgery. A little pain and groggy but the surgeon said it went well. I know we will have her recovery in mind. Hooray. One more down!!!!


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 2 months, 1 week ago

I have a bit of a problem this week. Two times this week, I will be out of town during meal and snack times. I can bring cold stuff - greek yogurt, apple sauce, but I wondered, could I order soup from Swiss Chalet (broth t


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 2 months, 2 weeks ago

the health tracker is not updating / saving my new weight? anyone else having that trouble?


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 2 months, 2 weeks ago

Hello everyone:

1. I have ankles!!!! woo hoo - I have had so much inflammation swelling and bloating for years that I had "cankles" ... I looked dow


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 2 months, 2 weeks ago

i have not lost anything since I started full fluids. I am going to stop weighing myself. So early out though I thought I would be melting more. On the bright side, down 28 pounds since opti so that is one month today but just 13 since surgery and that


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 2 months, 2 weeks ago

tomorrow will be two weeks since the surgery. No complications so far. The head games have started. The morbid obsession with food. I am not hungry thank goodness and I am not at risk to eat off of my plan but wow do I ever stare at my families food.

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