Alexpope posted a discussion topic 3 months ago

I just hit my fourth post op month and all I can say is wow. So many things have changed since surgery all for the good. Especially the fact I am now down 100bs. But the girl who handles nutrition at my program told me I am losing too much too quickly

Alexpope posted a discussion topic 3 months, 3 weeks ago

hey all I haven't been around much since I went back to work after my surgery and I am now 14 weeks out and I am down about 80lbs. I have started to see a huge difference in what I can tolerate and it has me concerned. The last time I was in the office

Alexpope posted a comment 4 months, 3 weeks ago
I bet these taste wonderful. I am really liking the cinnamon roll shake...

Alexpope posted a discussion topic 6 months, 2 weeks ago

I'm literally struggling to get enough fluids in at 3 weeks post. My dietician suggested I try flavored water by adding crystal lite but I find it is sickly sweet. I have tried to cut back on powder and use more water but same thing. I found Gatorade z

Alexpope posted a discussion topic 7 months ago

I survived surgery but holy hell no one prepared me for the pain directly after. I am still having pain and taking pain meds but those will run out tomorrow when I am 2 weeks post op. My surgeon said that my surgery was text book and he expected my rec

Alexpope posted a discussion topic 7 months, 1 week ago

It is getting closer for me to start my new life and the nerves are kicking my ass. I know that everyone is nervous and feels anxious but seriously I feel it more so than I did a week ago. That thought of maybe if I try one more time to lose it on my o

Alexpope posted a discussion topic 7 months, 2 weeks ago

My drs office called me today and left a message that they want to move my date up to 10/7 and if I want to take it I have to start my preop diet TONIGHT. They gave me a list of all the things I can have but if anyone has any tips on things to make thi

Alexpope posted a discussion topic 7 months, 2 weeks ago

I am scheduled for surgery on 10/21 and have several health issues that have been the primary reason for my decision. I am hoping mine will go away but was wondering how many here had them and no longer do since they had surgery.

Alexpope posted a discussion topic 7 months, 3 weeks ago

With my surgery date on the books I am getting more and more centered and starting to get things ready for when I am home from the hospital. I have all the necessary foods for my two week pre diet and have started stocking some of the post diet foods.

Alexpope wrote Mind made up. Let's do this...... 7 months, 3 weeks ago

I am on the books for an October 21st surgery date and I am so ready for this new chapter. I have been looking into surgery for a while and thought I knew all I needed to know but then I found this...

Alexpope posted a discussion topic 7 months, 3 weeks ago

hey all I am new and have been going through the forum for a few days now and it has made me a bit more confused than I was before. My dr left the decision up to me on which procedure I wanted to have since my insurance will cover either of them. I opt

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