Hey guys..just a uestion about items..

(deactivated member)
on 8/27/17 7:04 am

Hello all..what do you all suggest I bring with me to the hospital..my surgery is on Fri..

I see so many lists but I just wanna bring the bare essentials..

On an off note..I wish I had a crystal ball as I would love to know how long it will take me to lose 100 lbs...

Cheers guys ..

on 8/28/17 6:48 am
VSG on 11/28/16

I really needed nothing. I brought stuff to read, but I mostly slept and was out the next day. Maybe some chapstick.

I also brought my cpap machine, as requsted by the hospital.

Best of luck! You will not regret it! Even with some of the ups and downs, falling off the good food wagon on occasion, you will be much healthier and happier.

(deactivated member)
on 8/28/17 6:51 am

Thanks bud..yea I can't wait .looking forward to a different life for sure

on 8/28/17 8:17 am
VSG on 09/26/14

Good luck!

I didn't bring much and I'd bet you won't need much. I'd suggest to wear comfy, loose fitting clothes in since you'll probably wear them out to go home. No belt, so elastic waistband (like sweatpants, etc.). Slip on shoes or something you don't have to tie, like Crocs, etc. In the hospital, I only wanted chap stick and a phone charger. I was only in for 16-20 hours total I believe so it was a quick stay where I mostly tried to sleep or shuffle/walk around a little. I know people take bags and clothes and books and computers, etc. I really didn't feel like doing a damn thing. I just laid there in the bed on my pain medicine.

HW: 450
SW: 428 9/26/14
Reached 'normal' BMI (24.9) with a weight of 199.9: 2/5/2016


(deactivated member)
on 8/28/17 9:27 am

thanks guys..much appreciated

(deactivated member)
on 8/28/17 10:04 pm
Don 1962
on 8/29/17 3:34 am

Every ones journey is different but to answer your second question about losing the first 100 pounds it averages for guys under six months. We do have the advantage over the ladies in that we lose weight faster than they do. Be ready for one Hell of ride!

Never, and I mean NEVER, trust a fart!! 

(deactivated member)
on 8/29/17 6:06 am

I would be so happy to lose 100lbs that quick..we will see..


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