Marcus C. posted a discussion topic 1 year, 9 months ago

Hi Everyone!

 

I am only about 40 LBS from my goal weight.  I was considering using weight watchers to try to get there.   Has anyone had any luck or success using this?  I wanted to ask before I waste any money.

 

Thank


Marcus C. wrote Did weight watchers work for you? 1 year, 9 months ago

I was wondering if anyone had success using weight watchers?  I am about 40lbs from my goal weight.  I was going to try weight watchers online; but I'm not sure if I would be better of just using M...


Marcus C. posted a discussion topic 2 years, 1 month ago

Hey guys. Wondering if anyone has had surgery to get rid of gynecomastia?  What doctor did you use and what was the cost?

any scars?


Marcus C. posted a discussion topic 3 years, 10 months ago
What do ya miss about having a whole stomach? - Just curious.  Why do you miss the most about having a full sized stomach versus a tiny tube of a stomach after VSG?

Marcus C. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 1 month ago
VSG and vodka - How soon could you drink after surgery? How much could you drink? Lol not to sound alcoholic but I work for a company that constantly forces us on business retreats and every...

Marcus C. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 1 month ago
Hey everyone. So tell me.... What's different ?? - Just curious. After getting sleeved. What's different for you? Does anything feel different in your belly? Does food taste worst? Is acid reflux a problem? Please be as vivid a...

Marcus C. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 3 months ago
Newly sleeved... What's different? - Hey. To the newly sleeve people... What can you tell that's different inside your belly ? I figure our senior sleevers have gotten used to the changes so it'd be hard for them...

Marcus C. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 5 months ago
CPT code and insurance worries. Aetna help??? - Hi everyone so I have aetna pos ii insurance. I will be going to an in network hospital and doctor. My insurance has a $10k max coverage for bariatric surgery. I called aetna ...

Marcus C. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 6 months ago
Things you wish you knew before the surgery? Thin - Hey everyone. I am just wondering. Why are some things you wish you had known- about the sleeve before getting the surgery? What's something you wish you had asked your doctor b...

Marcus C. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 6 months ago
Purpose of endoscopy exam? - Hi,  did anyone else have to do an endoscopy exam? If so did the doctor tell you why?  i asked my doctor why and he said he will not perform surgery without one...but no cle...

Marcus C. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago
Scales recommendation ?? - My bathroom scale says I weigh 256. The scale st my PCP says 246. The scale st the surgeons office. Says 239. I'm pre op. and there's no way I lost that much weight overnight lol...

Marcus C. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago
Dr. Keith Gersin - Hi all, has anyone had the priviledge to use Dr. Keith S. Gersin, MD in Carolinas Weight Management to perform their VSG?   I have a meeting with him today to just talk ...

Marcus C. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago
Am I really old enough and big enough for this - Am I really old enough and big enough for this ? I asked this question before and it looked like I upset some people. But I am asking again because Right now I'm at a seminar...

Marcus C. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago
How much did you lose your first month? - Hi everyone. Just me being nosey. How much did ya lose after the first month? Waist size shrink?

Marcus C. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago
Sleep apnea means no VSG?? - I had a call from Aetna today. I have a nurse call me every month to give me weight loss tips. I told her I was considering VSG and she told me that with sleep apnea. Doctors wi...

Marcus C. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 8 months ago
Help me to understand VSG - Help me to understand... I don't eat cake or pie. No chips. Don't drink soda. No candy. Actually went to the dentist and they were surprise after 26 years I have not 1 cavity. And...

Marcus C. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 8 months ago
Obstructive Sleep Apnea + Hypertension @ 26 :( - Hi all,  Today i found out that not only do i have hypertension, I also have obstructive sleep apnea. The worst part is part of the doctors recommendation is that I shou...

Marcus C. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 8 months ago
What should I be doing to prepare ? - Hi everyone. Can anyone explain to me the process of getting insurance approval from Aetna. I need 6 months of recorded weight I know... But can anyone explain to me their process?...

Marcus C. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 8 months ago
So How did you lose the weight? - Hi everyone. I just wanna know how is VSG working for you? Do you only eat less and only eat healthier or is there something else? How are you losing with the sleeve?

Marcus C. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
How does VSG help? - Hi everyone, I have a question ... How does VSG help you lose weight? As per my understanding... Smaller stomach=less hunger=Less calories=less weight. Am I right? Also t...

Marcus C. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
What Life Changes did you make? What life Changes - Hi everyone, I just wanted to ask everyone what would say they has been the most difficult part of adjusting to your sleeve? What did you have to change about your life ...

Marcus C. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
Primary Care's Advice to me... Acid Reflux... I N - I went to see my PCP today for Blood pressure and weight checks for my insurance company.  She diagnosed me as having hypertension :(   I'm 26, 5'7, 251lbs.  I lost 9 pounds som...

Marcus C. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
Hunger pains question... - When I get up I think about food. When I'm at work I think about what I'm gonna eat when I get home. Even when im not hungry. Lol. I just wanna eat or snack. Is this the gherlin(sp...

Marcus C. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
Sex question: I'm afraid to ask this on the other - I want to know for the gay men. Who are sexually active and are "bottom". Is it dangerous to have sex after VSG? From the air that can be pushed up there? Please don't judge! ...

Marcus C. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
Prescription drugs and obesity medicine doctor - Has anyone gone to see an obesity medicine specialist? Or tried any prescription drugs for weight loss?
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