Pamela M. uploaded a new photo 11 months, 2 weeks ago

Pamela M. posted a comment 11 months, 2 weeks ago
Devon, you have been an inspiration for me since I first started...

Pamela M. posted a discussion topic 12 months ago

Hello everyone!  Just realized that today is my 18 month surgiversary and I have lost 85 lbs.  I am so happy and feel so good.  This has been the best decision of my life!  I am 60 years old and just wish I had made the d


Pamela M. uploaded 2 photos 1 year, 1 month ago

Pamela M. posted a discussion topic 1 year, 1 month ago

Happy New Year to everyone!  I have lost 82 lbs. and only have 6 more lbs. till goal (16 months post-op).  Life is sweet!!!  It's a wonderful feeling to know that 2016 holds nothing


Pamela M. posted a discussion topic 1 year, 3 months ago

I had an unusual experience last night and wondered if anyone else has had a similar experience. I am 14 months post-op. I take one 20mg Prilosec each day (also had hiatal hernia repaired during sleeve procedure). My h


Pamela M. posted a discussion topic 1 year, 6 months ago

Today is my one year anniversary since VSG.  It has been an amazing year!  I am currently 80 lbs. lighter than I was this time last year, perfect blood stats, renewed energy and a br


Pamela M. posted a discussion topic 1 year, 6 months ago

This is MY truth - it doesn't have to be your truth but it "could be" your truth if you don't remain diligent.  I am almost 60 years old (it matters) and I have a desk job.  I had VSG on 8/25/14 and weighed 233 lbs.  At m


Pamela M. posted a discussion topic 1 year, 9 months ago

I need to confess about what a HORRIBLE backslider day I had yesterday.  I am 9 months post-op and down 77 lbs.; however, yesterday I ate as if I had never had surgery.  I was sick with sinus infection - felt horrible -


Pamela M. posted a discussion topic 1 year, 9 months ago

I apologize right up front for whining but I need some encouragement.  I have 12 more lbs. to go before goal and I feel a little discouraged.  This little negative creature sitting on my shoulder keeps saying "This is it.


Pamela M. posted a discussion topic 1 year, 11 months ago

So glad that it's Friday!!!  Hope everyone has a great day and a wonderful weekend!  Everyone keep up the good work - dedication and determination.  We are on this journey for LIFE.


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Pamela M. posted a discussion topic 2 years, 1 month ago
Loving Life - I just want to say that I am so happy to be alive and healthier than I have been in 30 years.  I am so thankful for OH and all the encouraging people who post on a daily basis.  Li...

Pamela M. posted a discussion topic 2 years, 2 months ago
3.5 Months Post-Op Progress Report - Whew, just stopping by to check in - mainly to keep myself accountable!  I am 3.5 months post-surgery and overall, I am doing really well.  I have lost 59 lbs. since June and lovin...

Pamela M. posted a discussion topic 2 years, 3 months ago
Celebrating Blood Lab Results - Just wanted to share a positive note with everyone - especially those who might be considering VSG.  I had VSG on August 25 and as of today, I have lost 50 lbs. (started pre-op die...

Pamela M. posted a discussion topic 2 years, 3 months ago
Beef Jerky - For those of you who eat jerky for a protein snack, can you please share with me some of your favorite healthy brands.  Thank you.

Pamela M. posted a discussion topic 2 years, 3 months ago
My Dumping Syndrome - I am 10 weeks post-op and just had my first "dumping" experience.  I usually drink an Unjury protein drink for breakfast but this morning I was distracted and skipped it.  Instead,...

Pamela M. posted a discussion topic 2 years, 3 months ago
Popcorn - OMG I miss my popcorn!!!  How long did you wait before you ate popcorn after surgery?

Pamela M. posted a discussion topic 2 years, 4 months ago
vitamins - I apologize for this repetitive question BUT does anyone swallow whole regular vitamins and has good lab results?  I HATE chewing vitamins!

Pamela M. posted a discussion topic 2 years, 4 months ago
Remind me of how you succeeded - I am 6 weeks post-op and since surgery, I have lost 21 lbs which I am very pleased about.  However, I am struggling with my food choices (carbs), lack of exercise, and vitamins.  I...

Pamela M. posted a discussion topic 2 years, 5 months ago
Do the tummy gurgles ever go away? - I am only 1 month out so please forgive me for my impatience - but when, if ever, do the tummy gurgles go away?  Does that mean I am taking bites that are too large or eating too f...

Pamela M. posted a discussion topic 2 years, 5 months ago
BEST BIRTHDAY PRESENT EVER -   Today is my birthday and guess what my birthday present was to me from me?  ONEDERLAND - yep, got on the scale this morning and weighed in at 199.  Oh yeah, life is good!  Never ...

Pamela M. uploaded a photo 2 years, 5 months ago

Pamela M. posted a discussion topic 2 years, 5 months ago
Anti-Depressants and Self-Esteem - Hi all. I had VSG on 8/25/14. Here's the deal. I took myself off of my anti-depressant when I got home from the hospital. Withdrawal was pretty difficult the first 7-10 days but no...

Pamela M. posted a discussion topic 2 years, 5 months ago
Question re: post-moodiness - I had VSG on 8/25 and doing well EXCEPT FOR finding myself super grumpy/snippy towards my husband. Anyone have any words of wisdom on this subject?
About Me
Atlanta, GA
Location
25.1
BMI
VSG
Surgery
08/25/2014
Surgery Date
Jul 03, 2014
Member Since

Before & After
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Highest Weight Pre-Surgery
233lbs
One Year Anniversary & 60th Birthday - 86 lbs. lost
147lbs

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