Snowbutterfly posted a discussion topic 1 month, 3 weeks ago

So I had my VSG to DS conversion on Tuesday 5/2/17. Originally was planned to resleeved, but turns out the surgeon didn't. I was finally discharged home yesterday, yay ! But i have lots of questions....

Those who didnt resleeve, how was your ea


Snowbutterfly posted a discussion topic 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Today was THE day. Aside from going longer then expected (Not sure why, havnt talked to surgeon yet) the surgery went fine. Post op os another story. Omg I'm in so much pain I'm crying, shaking (and my face is vibrating?)!!! They didnt give me the Push


Snowbutterfly posted a discussion topic 3 months, 1 week ago

At what point after surgery do you start counting calories? How much is recommended at...

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Im kinda an all or nothing kinda person and I learned the hard way that I need a guide to fo


Snowbutterfly posted a discussion topic 3 months, 2 weeks ago

So i just had to share my good news. My surgeons office called me today. They sent my file to insurance friday afternoon, and they got an acceptance this morning. WOW, thats less then a 2 (business) day response! Even the admin was shocked, she said th


Snowbutterfly posted a discussion topic 3 months, 2 weeks ago

So I'm curious about the rules of taking digestive enzymes with the DS. I Read a few articles and a few forums saying that when there is too much malabsorption that enzymes were prescribed to gain weight. Does this mean any enzymes would cause a DS pat


Snowbutterfly posted a discussion topic 3 months, 2 weeks ago

For those that had both the first wls and revision wls done laproscopicaly I was just curious if the surgeon used the same incision sites as the first time or made new ones?


Snowbutterfly posted a discussion topic 3 months, 3 weeks ago

How long were you advised by your surgeon to take off work? While I was doing research it seemed as though the general time was 3-4 weeks. Anyone know why it would be longer for the DS then it is for the VSG or RNY?


Snowbutterfly posted a discussion topic 3 months, 3 weeks ago

I had the VSG in 2014 and lost 110lbs. Unfortunately a mix of sleeve failure (after an egd my gastroenterologist said if he hadn't known I had the surgery he never would have guessed, my stomach was normal sized) and emotional eating cause me to gain b


Snowbutterfly posted a discussion topic 2 years, 7 months ago
Carb cycling - Help, how do I stop?!?!? - Im two months out and have noticed i havn't lost as much weight as i should. 30 pounds, but at a surgery weight of 344 i know i should be much further. I know why but i dont know h...

Snowbutterfly posted a discussion topic 2 years, 11 months ago
August sleevers? - I'm new to the site and just wanted to say hi. I've been actively participating in another site but my surgeons office highly recommends this site so I thought i would check it out...
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