sleevegirl wrote a blog post 6 years, 1 month ago
New PCP and no more High Blood Pressure Meds?? - I have never really felt all that fuzzy with my prior PCPs. I've had two through a large multi-location clinic here in Austin, but it's like a cattle call. They rush you in and rus...

sleevegirl posted a comment 6 years, 1 month ago
I am pretty sure that men are insane. I have a fab hubby as well and...

sleevegirl posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
1 week today, I still hurt but I can gulp! - I'm one week today. My stomach abs freaking hurt. I'm a whiner. I'll get over it. I blogged here about it. Whatever. BUT! I was sitting here and realized I was gulping my water....

sleevegirl wrote a blog post 6 years, 1 month ago
Inside my brain and I'm a bad patient - I'm a week out today... So, I mentioned I hired a counselor that specializes in weight loss. I'm sure she will  think I'm off my rocker - or maybe this is normal, but while I ha...

sleevegirl added a goal 6 years, 1 month ago
Weigh under 300lbs.

sleevegirl posted a comment 6 years, 1 month ago
LOL, I CAN cool, I just kind of suck at it. I get annoyed or try to take a...

sleevegirl posted a comment 6 years, 1 month ago
LOL. My hubby does the cooking around here too. I'm hopeless....

sleevegirl wrote a blog post 6 years, 1 month ago
My first big outing... - So, my first big outing was last night. Hubby needed a few things and I needed to get somewhere that I could walk for a decent amount of time. It's hot here and I can only do so mu...

sleevegirl posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
Sleeved 6/21 -- My experience so far - I think you can click on my profile link and then read my blog entry I just made. In short, I'm doing well... that damn muscle pain is driving me crazy, but it will pass... (as ...

sleevegirl wrote a blog post 6 years, 1 month ago
Sleeved on 6/21/2011, my experience with surgery a - So, I did it. I had my surgery on June 21, 2011 at North Austin Medical Center (St. David's). I must first say that the staff at this hospital was completey and utterly amazing. I ...

sleevegirl posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
Must have hubby hide the scale (day 4, no loss) - I know it's fluid or whatever. You can officially scold me. I stepped on without thinking. I'm the same exact weight as I was on 6/21 before surgery. LOL.  I'm not going to frea...

sleevegirl posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
Steri Strips - I've seen several questions asked about this, but I've got kind of a weird one... I had surgery 3 days ago. I took the dressings off last night (good thing, the adhesive was alr...

sleevegirl accomplished a goal 6 years, 1 month ago
Lose 20 pounds before surgery.

sleevegirl posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
Pain Expectation & water intake & misc ram - I knew there would be pain involved, but man... I'm starting to wonder if this is normal. All of my incisions are pretty high on the top "roll" of my double belly. There are six of...

sleevegirl posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
I'm home, sleeved and sore... - All of my incisions are pretty high up, higher than I thought they would be. I have six. The sorest part is underneth them though (not like inside, but under towards my belly more)...

sleevegirl posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
Sleevegirl is sleeved (6/21) - This is SG's hubby, she wanted me to send you a note that everything went great! She is resting comfortably and was happily surprised not to have a drain:) (I think that was her wo...

sleevegirl posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
OMG, they moved the time up... I'm shaking - My surgery was scheduled for 2:45pm. I just got a call to be at the hospital at 5:30am. I know, this is a good thing, less time to dwell on it all day, etc etc, but I seriously am ...

sleevegirl posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
Seeking Opinion on PCP - would you switch? - I already know the answer to this, but gah, I hate looking for a new doctor. Anyone else with a PCP VERY opposed to WLS? When I first mentioned it to her a year ago, she was ver...

sleevegirl posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
PreOp appt in a few hours - My preop appt was supposed to be on Friday, but the doctor was delayed on vacation so it was rescheduled for today (yeah, I thought Sunday was weird too, but I assume it's just eas...

sleevegirl posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
Pre-Op Diet & Cheating - maybe a NSV? LOL - I'm on day 300 or so of this pre-op diet. Okay, not really, it just feels like it sometimes. I'm on day 9. Last night, I got it into my head that I wasn't going to do the s...

sleevegirl posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
Protein drinks (Take 2) - So, I was ranting about soy and protein drinks, etc earlier this week. I ordered samples from Jay Robb and About Time. Jay Robb came in the mail and the ingredients had soy leitchi...

sleevegirl posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
Protein drinks (ranting, you can just ignore me... - Dear Protein Drink Makers -- Some of us are allergic to soy. If you have a drink that's WHEY and it has soy letichin in it, it's STILL FREAKING SOY. *deep breath* I have spent an o...

sleevegirl posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
I want to say thank you... you guys are awesome! - Just want to say thank you to all of you here. My surgery is in 3.5 weeks and I'm nervous as all get out. For those of you that are brave enough to post your photos, you give me so...

sleevegirl posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
Let's talk equipment - Magic Bullet... and... ? - I bought a magic bullet the other day for making shakes. I like that it makes them in the cup, less for me to wash/deal with. Should I also get a stick/immersion blender? Or wil...

sleevegirl posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
When to buy ONE airline seat? - This may seem like a stupid question, "well, when you can fit in just one"... I've bought two airline seats for quite a while now and I honestly cannot remember when or at what wei...
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Austin, TX
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06/21/2011
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Mar 12, 2010
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May 2011, 375 pounds
July 2013, 150 pounds

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