vacationlover posted a discussion topic 3 days, 1 hour ago

Hi! I am 8 days out from my torsoplasty, and will be asking my dr this same question when I see him again tomorrow :)

I am wearing a binder. I have a belt line incision that goes over my hips. I prefer to sleep on my side, which puts pressur


vacationlover posted a discussion topic 3 days, 1 hour ago

Hi! 8 days ago, I had a torsoplasty (with the belt and verticals incision and abdominal tightening) and a BL. I have my 2nd follow up appointment tomorrow. My surgeon has me wearing a binder with a foam pad under it, in both the front and back.


vacationlover posted a discussion topic 4 months, 2 weeks ago

I'm just over 6 years post VSG, have maintained a healthy weight, have my husband' support, found extra $$, and found a surgereon I love. I am planning to do a LBL and BL in October. However, I'm nervious about the pain, and feel bad about spending $


vacationlover posted a discussion topic 8 months, 2 weeks ago

Hi! Any recommendations for plastic surgeons in the Mpls area? I am primarily looking at a TT, but interested in also pricing a BL.

Also curious about the price range that people paid for TT?


vacationlover posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
A great suggestion for nasty flavored sugar free s - I went a little overboard buying a whole bunch of different flavored sugar free syrups.  I had all these great visions of making awesome low calorie coffee and mixed drinks.  Un...

vacationlover posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
Need primary care physician recommendation near Bu - Can any of you recommend a primary care physician near Burnsville?  I don't really have one, and I'd really like to get one before I get plastics done.  I'm contemplating plasti...

vacationlover posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
Plastic surgeon recommendations in MN? - Any recommendations for plastic surgeons in MN?  I'm looking at TT (or LBL) and BL...   Thanks! Lisa

vacationlover posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
Need plastic surgeon recommendations... - Hi!  I'm starting to look into the cost of plastic surgery...  Do you guys have any recommendations?  I'm specifically looking at a TT and BJ...

vacationlover posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
A nice dessert recipe (strawberry parfait) - FYI, once you are to the stage when you can have a little more food in your tummy, here is a great suggestion.  I had it tonight, and I remembered how much I loved it :) Strawbe...

vacationlover posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
Need a great stir-fry recipe (FRISCO, any suggesti - Sorry, haven't been on here in a while... Too busy with life, drama, new job :) Anyways, I am craving a great, non-spicy, high protein, easy, stir fry recipe :) The ideal rec...

vacationlover posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
Eating when you're not hungry - Some of you may recall my posts from a few weeks ago where I whine about how stressful my life is.  Unfortunately, it's still insanely stressful, and will continue to be for at lea...

vacationlover posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago
I will work out today... - Just posting this here, to keep myself accountable...  Despite the stress I'm under at work, I am going to leave at a normal time and work out today.  I miss the gym so much!!!!

vacationlover posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago
*sigh* stress - Sorry, just want to complain... maybe it will help me feel better :) Work continues to be a living nightmare for me.  Unbelievable amounts of stress.  Adding to that is that my ...

vacationlover posted a discussion topic 5 years, 7 months ago
1 Year surgiversary - 135 lbs lost - One year and 10 days ago, I started my 10 day liquid fast at 264 lbs, my highest weight.  One year from my surgery date, and I'm down 135 pounds.  I am now 129 lbs.  I'm 5'3, and p...

vacationlover posted a discussion topic 5 years, 7 months ago
Dream weight! -  Yay! I can't believe that I've hit my dream weight of 130.... Just in time for my upcoming surgiversary :). I've went from a tight 24p pant, to an 8p.  My shirt size has gone from...

vacationlover posted a discussion topic 5 years, 7 months ago
Weird stress reaction - no hunger -  I often mention here that I've had my hunger since about day 3 postop.  Even when I eat dense protein, I get hungry every 3-4 hours. I've been insanely stressed due to work lat...

vacationlover posted a discussion topic 5 years, 7 months ago
I'm half the gal I used to be..... -  As of this morning, I'm officially half of my highest weight (which was 10 days before surgery)!!!!!!!  This is my last mini goal before hitting my dream weight of 130 :) My we...

vacationlover posted a discussion topic 5 years, 7 months ago
Whining: Sick and stressed - Well, I've been ubber-stressed at work this month, and it's really messed with my sleeping (I can only seem to get 4-5 hours of sleep most nights).  However, I had been able to sta...

vacationlover posted a discussion topic 5 years, 7 months ago
Feeling bad about making husband feel bad - I feel bad about how grumpy I was with my husband this weekend :(  Hopefully by posting this, I'll feel better. Currently, my husband is in a "eat whatever he wants" period.  Fr...

vacationlover posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
Poll: Vets - Do you take fiber? - Hi!  I was wondering the following: How far out are you? Do you take fiber supplements? If so, what type? How often?

vacationlover posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
Looking into plastics... - I am still losing weight, but sloooooooowly.  I'd really like to get down to 120-130. I had told myself that I wouldn't look into plastics until I had reached my maintenance wei...

vacationlover posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
Plastic surgeon recommendations? - As my one year surgiversary approaches, I'm starting to think about plastic surgery.  In a perfect world, I'd like to get everything done- breasts, stomach, back, arms, legs. An...

vacationlover posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
Calorie free drink mixers - I know some of us avoid drinking forever after surgery, and some don't.  Now that I'm almost a year out, I have an alcoholic beverage maybe once a week.  Of course, I make sure to ...

vacationlover posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
NSV - coping with stress - ARGHHH!!! Work is insanely, horribly stressful right now. And, odds are, the stress won't let up for a few months. The good thing is- the stress isn't causing me to reach for fo...

vacationlover posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
Day 4 of my post-Vegas detox.... - ....and all is well! :) I am proud of myself-  though I was off plan last week while in Vegas for a work trip, I immediately got back on plan once I was home.  I'm back to track...
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