yvranx42 posted a discussion topic 12 months ago

Very excited to cross two major milestones this week. July 1 will be 5 months from my VSG. This week, I dropped below my lowest adult weight of 202 (that was 20 years ago), and I also hit the weight that I could never see again, 199. As I see so many p

yvranx42 posted a discussion topic 1 year ago


I just saw a new item in my Amazon feed - Quest Hero bars? Looks like they just came out last week. I'm a big fan of many of the Quest bars already, wondering if anyone has tried these Hero versions yet?

yvranx42 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 1 month ago

For those of you who use Miralax - is it an ongoing, daily use for you? For long periods of time?

I started using it after my 3 month post-op appointment. I had been having constipation issues during most of the first three months, and since I'

yvranx42 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 1 month ago

I'm just past 3 months post-op on my VSG, very pleased with the results so far! But - the blood work I had done as part of my 3 month visit showed deficiencies in vitamins A and B-6. My surgeon's office recommended PatchMD from the start, which I have

yvranx42 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 1 month ago

Earlier this week I was stretching prior to the start of my tae kwon do class. I was talking to someone, and then I glanced towards the mirrors about 30 feet away, and wondered who that new person was in class. Then I realized it was me.

yvranx42 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 1 month ago

Oh man, I've been fearing this moment. I'm just about three months out from surgery now, down about 55 lbs since surgery. I had my first gout attack 12 years ago during one of the crazy diets I was on, having lost a substantial amount of weight in a sh

yvranx42 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 2 months ago

I feel like my facial hair is growing faster in the last week. I'm about 7 weeks post op now. I always used to be able to get by with shaving every other day. In the past week, it seems like the beard is growing in fast enough that I need to take it do

yvranx42 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 4 months ago

I couldn't have been happier at my post-op visit yesterday. I'm down 20 lbs since my surgery on 2/1!! Unreal! My surgeon said all my incisions are healing perfectly, he's very happy that I didn't need to use any of the pain meds after leaving the hospi

yvranx42 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 4 months ago

I had my sleeve done on Wednesday 2/1, and I'm just feeling well enough now to post. I've had major issues with nausea and throwing up.  The idea of looking at the small screen also was making me feel sick. Most of my pain seems to be a pain in the las

Cecily C. wrote 1 year, 4 months ago
Hope your surgery went smoothly and you're on the mend!

Kathy S. wrote 1 year, 4 months ago
Hello, Congratulations on your upcoming surgery! Here are some links to information you may find helpful: http://www.obesityhelp.com/articles/photographing-your-weight-loss-surgery-journey http://www.obesityhelp.com/articles/weight-loss-surgery-hosptial-stay-what-to-pack http://www.obesityhelp.com/articles/four-on-the-floor-self-care-after-weight-loss-surgery We can't wait to hear from you post-op!

yvranx42 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 5 months ago

I'm getting sleeved two weeks from Wednesday, and trying to plan in advance for the stages of eating afterwards. Given the nature of eating soft / pureed foods, commercial baby food came to mind as an easy, transportable way of getting protein in. I ha

yvranx42 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 5 months ago

First post!

I've been spending a good amount of time reading up various threads on this site. So glad to see how supportive and helpful this community is! I'm glad to say that I'm scheduled for a VSG on February 1. Getting excited and also nerv

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