AboutTime077 posted a discussion topic 8 months, 2 weeks ago
I'm always amazed that they refer to WLS as "not a first line treatment." If you've been chronically obese for years it's a foregone conclusion that you dieted/exercised and failed (as we all do). So yes, indeed, in my

AboutTime077 posted a discussion topic 10 months, 2 weeks ago

And I guess this would also apply to the 1 month post-op diet as well.I know the deal is "full liquids" but you still have to keep your calories to no more than 1000-1200. I'm thinking five protein shakes (800), on tomato soup (120) and maybe a Greek y

AboutTime077 posted a discussion topic 11 months, 1 week ago

I'm a clinical psychologist so it's a pretty sedentary job. I was thinking a week or ten days.

What was your experience and what had your surgeon advised?

TIA for any feedback.

AboutTime077 posted a discussion topic 11 months, 1 week ago

I thought that the entire raison d'etre of the sleeve was to limit intake and thus, provide a dramatically greater feeling of satiety much sooner than before. Beyond this, it is my understanding that the removal of the part of the stomach which is exci

AboutTime077 posted a discussion topic 11 months, 1 week ago

Can anyone tell me what the typical protocol is? I know right after surgery you have to either grind up your pills or find a liquid form. After a period of time can you resume taking your normal medications and vitamins?

I know the f

Kathy S. wrote 1 year ago
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AboutTime077 posted a discussion topic 1 year ago

How common a problem is this for those who have had VSG surgery?

It seems to me that this would likely be due to eating too much at any one time resulting in your smaller stomach not being able to handle the volume of food going into it and the

AboutTime077 posted a discussion topic 1 year ago

Hello. I'm a 69 year old man who had the lap band 11 years ago. It was a real disappointment as I could never get the fill amount just right and, ultimately, after leaving it completely unfilled for a number of years, had it removed because I was start

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