weighless posted a discussion topic 4 years, 12 months ago
Not able to eat much, loosing too quickly? - I am 11 weeks out. I have had a difficult time getting in more than 350-500 calories per day.  As soon as I eat protein [can only do about 1 ounce] I get so full and feel sick.  It...

weighless posted a discussion topic 5 years ago
Onederland! - I reached it today!   Thanks everyone for your outstanding encouragement and support.  I have lost a total of 54.5 pounds so far.  I'm half way there and so very excited.  Thank Go...

weighless posted a discussion topic 5 years ago
Bra blues anyone? - OK, I admit, I have tried very expensive bras, but NONE seem to keep me lifted!  I've had wires, no wires, etc.  My most recent purchase was a Wachol bra from Dillards and it was 7...

weighless posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
Tracking fluid on myfitnesspal.com? - I am able to easily track my food and supplements on fitnesspal, how do I track water, etc?

weighless posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
Back from 2-day hospital stay - Due to my severe heartburn and inability to eat puree or drink anything, my doctor re-admitted me for an upper GI and fluid replacement.  Turns out everything with my dear sleeve i...

weighless posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
SEVERE heartburn at 5 weeks out - I am in such misery!  Every other night this week my severe heartburn begins around midnight and I have been awake all night long. Tonight my heartburn started at 11:00 PM.   I am ...

weighless posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
VSG 9 days ago; complications/improvements! - I had vertical sleeve gastrectomy Wednesday 1/11/12. My progress has been slow in recovery. But thanks to a Bariatric Center of excellance and my wonderful surgeon Dr. Ben Mier it ...

weighless posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
It's my turn! - I'm just finished packing for the hospital.  I am scheduled at 7:30 tommorow AM.  I am so prepared thanks to my wonderful surgical team, and each and every one of you who have cont...

weighless posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
You always hurt the ones you love....really!??? - This evening was very difficult for me. I had a family dinner out. During the meal some sarcastic comments were made in general [albiet insinuating] to criticize my decision for VS...

weighless posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
You always hurt the ones you love...really???? - This evening was very difficult for me.  I had a family dinner out.  During the meal some sarcastic comments were made in general [albiet insinuating] to criticize my decision for ...

weighless posted a discussion topic 5 years, 4 months ago
Approved without appeal! - I am truly blessed.  My surgeon's office advocate called to inform me that CIGNA has approved my surgery after all!  It turns out a "peer to peer" review was needed, but all that i...

weighless posted a discussion topic 5 years, 4 months ago
Denied - I just called the insurance company.  An answer was promised by today.  I was told surgery "was not medically necessary."  They said they need a letter of recommendation from my Do...

weighless posted a discussion topic 5 years, 4 months ago
Protein drink--- timing - Hello everyone, When some of you say you are drinking protein shakes, is that considered your "meal" protein?  I thought you couldn't drink your meal?  So, I assume it means you...

weighless posted a discussion topic 5 years, 4 months ago
Submitted to insurance! - Hi friends, Yesterday I was informed by my advocate that all of my paperwork, pre-op dieting diary, psych profile, etc...has been faxed to CIGNA for approval.  I am sooooo excit...

weighless posted a comment 5 years, 4 months ago
Congratulations, beautiful. But then again, you were beautiful in...

weighless posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
Knee trouble pre op; post op changes? - I am so proud of the post I read of many of you with such successful weight loss.  To those of you who had arthritic knees to begin with, did that improve with surgery?  I am seden...

weighless posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
Invalid MMPI? - Any psychiatric professionals out there?  I had an MMPI and the psychologist said the test was "invalid."  What does that mean?

weighless wrote a blog post 5 years, 5 months ago
Waiting and excited for a date for surgery - Hi friends, I am so ready for this journey.  Please pray that Cigna will approve my surgery without delay.  I have a few months off work and would love to have surgery before the ...
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