minaque2 posted a discussion topic 1 week, 4 days ago

I went from 341 in 2/17 to 286 on the day of surgery 8/23. Now I am 241! 91lbs to go!


minaque2 posted a discussion topic 2 weeks, 1 day ago

Hi all. I am at the halfway mark of my weight loss. 100lbs gone, 100 more to go. I have been obese my whole life, since I was 5. At first after surgery, I did truly lack energy. I started to feel less tired at around 6 weeks. I am walking at lunch 5 da


minaque2 posted a discussion topic 3 weeks, 1 day ago

I am 9 weeks out. The past 2 days I have given into my anxiety/depressed mood and eaten crackers, not just a few either. I feel terrible and I am terrified if I am doing this at 9 weeks what I will be doing at 20, 40 and 60 weeks out. Today I have deci


minaque2 posted a discussion topic 1 month ago

Last February I started losing weight on my own at 341. I had surgery at 286, 7 weeks ago and this morning weighed in at 249.6!!!!!!

YAY!!


minaque2 posted a discussion topic 1 month, 1 week ago

TY


minaque2 posted a discussion topic 1 month, 2 weeks ago

I still feel fatigued..


minaque2 posted a discussion topic 1 month, 3 weeks ago

So I'm 6 weeks out. I have lost 32lbs since surgery. I got on the scale yesterday, I weigh once a week, and I gained a pound. How is that possible? I walk 5 nights a week. I get my water and protein in and I haven't eaten more than 400 calories a day.


minaque2 posted a discussion topic 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Last night I ate about 6 small bites of a pork chop. I thought I was eating slow enough, I definitely chewed a TON. Well, it was so stuck, I was in terrible pain/discomfort for 2-3 hours. I tried to take a sip of water but immediately had to throw up b


minaque2 posted a discussion topic 1 month, 3 weeks ago

i rode a horse today for the first time in 25 years

i got into a 1x t shirt for the first time in 20 years

i can now reach every part of my body in the shower!

i started in February at 341lbs

had surgery at 286

t


minaque2 posted a discussion topic 1 month, 3 weeks ago

I'll ask at my recheck next week but was anxious to know! I just want maybe 1 small cup of half decaf in the am.

THX


minaque2 posted a discussion topic 2 months ago

I have been having terrible craving for bread since 2 days out of surgery. Yesterday while cutting the crusts off my son's sandwich, I ate a tiny bite. I don't want to do shit like that. I know its a slippery slope. I'm surprised this early on the crav


minaque2 posted a discussion topic 2 months ago

On Saturday, I went to the Big E, a huge fair here in Massachusetts, with my 5yr old and husband. I drank 25oz of water in the car on the way there. I ate a string cheese. We got there and it was over 80 degrees. I drank 40 more ounces of water while t


minaque2 posted a discussion topic 2 months ago

There are lots of good protein sources for vegans but I don't feel like I could be a vegan this early after surgery because of the quantity of food you would need to eat. You can get lots of protein in much smaller quantities from eating meat and dairy


minaque2 posted a discussion topic 2 months, 1 week ago

I am 3 weeks out. I can eat anything except, nuts, seeds, raw vegetables and dense protein. Those I have 2-3 more weeks to go.

So far, the only things that don't make me feel sick is cottage cheese and turkey. I have literally tried over 10 kin


minaque2 posted a discussion topic 2 months, 2 weeks ago

I am almost 3 weeks out and have noticed since surgery that I have terrible under arm odor despite using deodorant. I have never had smelly pits. Is this some quirky WLS thing?


minaque2 posted a discussion topic 2 months, 3 weeks ago

can I drink then eat something puréed or do I have to wait the same as if I were having "real" food.


minaque2 posted a discussion topic 2 months, 3 weeks ago

I am finding myself extra irritable, frustrated and sad. I am mourning the loss of food tremendously. I already deal with depression and bad anxiety. I didn't think grieving food and subsequent anxiety would hit me so fast. I se my therapist on Tuesday


minaque2 posted a discussion topic 2 months, 3 weeks ago

I just started puréed foods. I just did my plan for the day and it's 350 calories, does that sound ok? It includes light and fit Greek yogurt, scrambled egg, puréed lentil soup, protein shake and lots of water.

My stomach feels bloated and s


minaque2 posted a discussion topic 2 months, 4 weeks ago

Things are getting a bit better. I am in less pain. This morning I got up and fed the dog and my son. Spent 15 minutes tidying up, then took pain meds and famotidine and rested for an hour. I got about 25gms of protein down and a couple ozs of water. M


minaque2 posted a discussion topic 3 months ago

They said it was ok if the first few days I didn't make my protein goal. It is really hard. I drink about 6-8 sips over an hour and then am so uncomfortable I can't move. I've been laying down for a bit. I am going to take a few sips of water and go wa


minaque2 posted a discussion topic 3 months ago

Hey everyone. I got sent home last night. I am in a little bit of pain. My insides feel heavy, sore and painful. It's uncomfortable to drink but I have been doing it slowly. It hurts to swallow pills. How long will it take until I feel better? I have b


minaque2 posted a discussion topic 3 months ago

I'm not really scared anymore. I'm at peace with my decision. See you on the loser's bench. Most importantly, thank you for all your support.


minaque2 posted a discussion topic 3 months, 1 week ago

Just wondering.. LOL!


minaque2 posted a discussion topic 3 months, 1 week ago

full of so many emotions!!!!!!

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