3sweetpeas posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Advil OK at almost 6 weeks out? - I get menstrual cramps bad and I feel like I'm dying over here! I can't call my surgeon right now, and my binder with all my info is with my sister in law who is looking into the s...

3sweetpeas posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
3 week update... And no, I don't eat popcorn. ;) - Hey all! Things are going fabulous over here just sharing an update! Had surgery on August 10th and everything has been pretty uneventful. I'm on mushies now and have been enjo...

3sweetpeas posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Anyone stall early?.. Like at 1.5 weeks? Also losi - I see stalls.. Or 'pauses' usually around 3-4 weeks out.. Which I was totally expected and totally fine with, it's just part of the journey. Well, I have been stalled since 1 week ...

3sweetpeas posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
1 week post-op and already such a difference! *pic - so, today was my girls' first day of school.. I went to put on my pants and noticed that they fit so differently. They are still fitting 'normal' on my waist (maybe swelling still?...

3sweetpeas posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
Can you get cramps in your legs just from having s - ... And NOT have it be related to blood clots? For the past 3 days I've had these dull cramps in my legs that usually start in the afternoon... In the morning they don't ache. ...

3sweetpeas posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
4 days post op... A little update and a few newbie - Hey all! Thought I would give a little update on me. I am 4 days out and feeling pretty good! I had a hiatal hernia repair as well, so I'm sure that is making me a little more ...

3sweetpeas posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
Home and sleeved!! Got a question about restrictio - Ok, so I am a little loopy still so this will be short. I have a one ounce cup that I'm using to drink from.. They said I should handle one cup every 15 minutes.. Well I'm drink...

3sweetpeas posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
Surgery tomorrow... Freaking out a bit! - Holy heck!!!! I know everything will be ok... Or I'd like to hope it will! LOL! I'm a worrier and am starting to have all sorts of crazy thoughts go through my head. All the 'w...

3sweetpeas posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
Pre-op liquids.. only getting 400ish calories.. Ba - I'm not a huge fan of the meal replacement shakes, so I've made do without all 5 of them as suggested by the nutritionist. I'm suppose to be having 800 cals a day though. I'm just ...

3sweetpeas posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
Favorite non-flavored protein? - I want to order a protein that will mix well with soup, drinks, jello, etc. I am pretty picky about protein so hopefully you all have some good suggestions :)

3sweetpeas posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
Two week pre-op diet.. Accidentally had caffeine!. - Sooo.. I was told no caffeine for two weeks before surgery... And I THOUGHT I was following that plan... I've been drinking the crystal lite raspberry green tea like crazy, not ...

3sweetpeas posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
Day 6 of liquid pre-op.... Down 10 lbs! And some r - Whew, I'm doing it! Without gnawing off my arms, lol! I'm taking it one day at a time and it's actually going by pretty fast! I have my registration and pre-op appointment with ...

3sweetpeas posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
Liquid pre-op... NO creamed soup!? NO yogurt?.. Wh - From reading on here I was pretty sure I could have strained low fat creamed soups and plain non fat yogurt.. however, I called my bariatric center yesterday just to be sure, and t...

3sweetpeas posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
Start liquids tomorrow.. sharing my 'before'.. and - Hello, My name is Tamara, and I'm a bottomless pit.. Egh.. I NEVER take fiull body photos.. headshots with my head tilted just right so I look thinner, sure..  lol. (See Avatar!...

3sweetpeas posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
Anyone else teak the frack out right before pre-op - Holy crap, what am I doing?... I've done so good the past 11 months, got the weight off that I needed for surgery. Followed the diet, charted it all, etc. Now that my liquid di...

3sweetpeas posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
Zoku ice pop maker! PERFECT for pre/post ops! Take - So, my pre-op liquid diet is fast approaching and I am trying to stock up on all things I need.  I came across this and thought, WOW.. so perfect for frozen treats for those days w...

3sweetpeas posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
APPROVED!!!!! Wow, what a mix of emotions! - I can not believe it... nothing EVER comes 'easy' for me.. I thought for sure I would get denied and have to appeal and whatnot. My BMI barely qualifies for surgery (now that I've ...

3sweetpeas posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
11 Months of insurance crud.. finally submitted fo - Now... the waiting begins.. Well, I guess it continues, really, lol. I started this whole thing in August 2010.. Just got all my paperwork (finally) sent over to BCBS this afternoo...

3sweetpeas wrote a blog post 8 years, 7 months ago
Whew! Made it through the 6mo insurance classes! - Just a short update.. I finished up my 6 month classes.. and lost a whooping 2ish lbs. This was a really rough one. When I started the classes I gained 10lbs in FOUR MONTHS! Cra...
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