AlaskaLass posted a discussion topic 8 hours, 50 minutes ago

Good morning!

I have my consult on Wednesday this week! So excited!!! I'm seeing a lot of post surgery foods that are sugar free, and I'm wondering if any of you found any alternatives for them. I am unable to use aspartame, splenda, sweet a


AlaskaLass posted a discussion topic 1 week, 3 days ago

I'm curious how long it took any of you from the time you had your first consult with the surgeon to your surgery date. I have been following a medically supervised eating plan for 2 years and it is documented, but I'm not sure what all else other tha


AlaskaLass posted a discussion topic 1 week, 5 days ago

So I finally discussed the sleeve surgery with my husband. It went as I expected. “You’ve never tried hard enough, this will fail like everything you’ve tried,” all the same things he tells me. Then “what do you want from me? Why did you


AlaskaLass posted a discussion topic 1 week, 5 days ago

So I have my consult in 2 weeks but I can’t get a ballpark estimate on the sleeve surgery. They keep telling me what I’m already aware about with my insurance. But no dollar amount. I’m getting worried about the clinic by that behavior. Any


AlaskaLass posted a comment 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Thank you!!! This will help me explain to my “diet and exercise...

AlaskaLass posted a discussion topic 3 weeks, 5 days ago

I don't know where all everyone is from, but I'm in Alaska and I'm just looking to see if anyone else has had VSG up here. I'm consulting with Dr. Todd next month and am trying to find out as much as I can about him also.

Thanks again!


AlaskaLass posted a discussion topic 3 weeks, 6 days ago

Does anyone regret getting the sleeve? I'm trying to take everything into consideration before I go for my consult.

Thank you all so much!


AlaskaLass posted a discussion topic 3 weeks, 6 days ago

Have any of you that have had sleeve surgery found that your cravings for sugar are gone or less? I'm going to be going for my surgical consult on the 6th of November and I'm trying to get as much information as possible before I go.

I don't


AlaskaLass posted a discussion topic 3 weeks, 6 days ago

My provider recommended the sleeve about a year and a half ago and when I broached the subject on it, my husband was angry I'd even think about it and said a moderated diet and Crossfit (or insert whatever exercise here) is the only way to loose weight

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