SleevedLife posted a discussion topic 4 years, 8 months ago
Update: Back from the brink of an eating disorder - Hi, everyone - Just a quick background for those that don't know me.  I was sleeved in December 2011, did great for quite a long time eating 600-800 calories a day, then hit...

SleevedLife posted a discussion topic 4 years, 8 months ago
13 Month Sleeve Anniversary - Trying to Celebrate - I just realized that today was my 13 month anniversary of getting the sleeve done.  I've lost 140 pounds+ and a lot has changed.   This isn't a happy rah-rah, sleeve kic...

SleevedLife posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
Seeking advice from those who have "done ther - I'm nervously awaiting my first appointment with a therapist.  I've developed some really bad eating issue (chewing and spitting food, throwing up, etc.) that thanks to a push f...

SleevedLife posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
Worried I'm heading down a bad path (maybe an eati - This is painful and embarrassing for me to write.  But since I'm anonymous on this board, and since I know this is probably the best place to hear from other people with "eating...

SleevedLife posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
Is it possible my "panni" is causing my - For the last couple of weeks my exercise has been impaired due to lower back pain.  I never ever thought the cause could be my panni until my husband (gently, so as not to get s...

SleevedLife posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
Really? A size 8 at 200 pounds?? WARNING: Clothi - I've vented before here about the issues clothing size.  We all know how sizes have grown significantly in the past few decades - a six today was the twelve of ten years ago, et...

SleevedLife posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
A question all the women with batwings... - Dear batgirls...  how the hell do you shave??  I'm having such a hard time.  Now my pits are not only concave, but they also have shrinkles and drooping skin.  I really try to k...

SleevedLife posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
Shaking after workout - OK? Normal? Anyone? - I've been really pushing myself lately.  I've taken up jogging, which I totally love and totally can't believe that I love. :)  This week, I've been pushing myself to go further, f...

SleevedLife posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
Come on, LIVE A LITTLE, people! - This is my offering for a list of "People Say the Dumbest Things." Today a neighbor offered me some halloween candy.  I said "no thanks, I'm good." Her response to this was to c...

SleevedLife posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
SO confused. Would you be willing to share both yo - I shop online a lot, so I rely on sizing charts to help me determine what size to order.   It seems like the sizing charts aren't often an accurate reflection of the size of the cl...

SleevedLife posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
Question for runners/joggers - numb toes?? - First, I can't believe I'm asking a question related to jogging.  Yes, me... I weigh 227 pounds and I freakin' JOG every day.  I love it.    I keep thinking of one of my favorite H...

SleevedLife posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
How can you lose 130 pounds and feel fatter than e - I'm so frustrated.  I just have to vent, and I certainly welcome advice and slaps across the face as appropriate.   I'm not entirely sure what is going on.  First, I should say ...

SleevedLife posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
Dr. Oz VSG Show is now online (link) - I posted this back in the old thread, but wanted to make sure people saw it.  I know a lot of us missed this when it aired live the other day... Dr. Oz now has the sleeve segmen...

SleevedLife posted a discussion topic 4 years, 12 months ago
Spreading my (bat) wings. **PIC** When can I - I've been trying various methods of controlling the wings, which are especially annoying during exercise.  I tried the Slimpressions top, and while the torso felt nice and comfy, t...

SleevedLife posted a discussion topic 4 years, 12 months ago
For those of you who have tried to get off your pp -  My doc gave me the go ahead to stop my ppi and see how I feel.  I've been off it for five days now and I feel just fine.  No heartburn or acid reflux at all.  I've heard acid refl...

SleevedLife posted a discussion topic 4 years, 12 months ago
What is this strange protrusion? OMG it's a bone. - I don't know if you can see it in the picture, but I actually have collar bones now.  I keep running my hands on them.  They feel so weird, it's been so long since I've had them!...

SleevedLife posted a discussion topic 5 years ago
Hey, arm-flappers! Know of any good arm sucker-in - This has to be the strangest subject line I've ever posted here... OK...  my batwings are expanding every day.  I am seriousy about to take flight the next time I do aerobics.  ...

SleevedLife posted a discussion topic 5 years ago
Why do we lose inches in a stall? Calling all sci - I don't know the number of times I've read about people losing inches during a stall.  This seemed borderline impossible, and then (of course) it happened to me.  Now I'm a convert...

SleevedLife posted a discussion topic 5 years ago
Plastic Surgeons with "Recovery Spas" ? - I'm thinking ahead to my plastics surgeries.  Just fantasizing at this point since I'm not at goal yet and I want to be under 200 before I go under the knife.  But my gut hang was ...

SleevedLife posted a discussion topic 5 years ago
Does anyone else feel more shame than pride when s - When people ask me how much weight I've lost, I'm vauge and sometimes downright evasive.   In support group, I do admit I've lost almost 130 pounds, and I'm proud of that.  But in ...

SleevedLife posted a discussion topic 5 years ago
OT: how much drinking is "excessive"? - I drank in college a bit, but really don't drink at all now.  I think the last time I had an alcoholic drink it was 4 or 5 years ago, and before that it had been another several ye...

SleevedLife posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
What are you thoughts on using protein shakes at 6 - I've recently returned to focusing on protein shakes as my main food source. I LOVE it. It is very easy, i can get great daily numbers (calories/carbs/protein). I do have some ...

SleevedLife posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
Completely OT: Eye Exam Today had Finding with Di - Does anyone here know much about eyes?  My Google-fu is completely failing me.  It's been a few years since my last eye exam.  So I went in and they did they who she-bang, incl...

SleevedLife posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
I finally made a decent protein iced coffee! - I must just be seriously incompetent at making iced coffees.  I've tried so many different combos and techniques and could never get a palatable cup.  Finally, this morning, I'm dr...

SleevedLife posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
Will a neck waddle retract?? (PICTURE of annoying - Hi, everyone... For those of you that have lost a lot of weight and ended up with a neck waddle, does it eventually retract?  I don't want to sound too vain, but I've become inc...
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