CatLady3401 posted a discussion topic 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Last night first family dinner since surgery. Distracted, I reached for a carrot stick out of habit. I chewed it fairly well, but OUCH it hurt going down. And I experienced what I think you guys call frothies for the first time. Had to nip off to the b


CatLady3401 posted a discussion topic 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Cant get the thought of pizza and beer out of my head. I know neither would feel good to my 3 weeks post op body, and the craving is probably more about anxiety than food, and I’ve made a lifelong commitment to this new lifestyle, but the t


CatLady3401 posted a discussion topic 2 months ago

Does anyone have any favorite high protein, vegetarian (or could be made vegetarian) purée texture, warm dishes?

ive been heating up protein shakes in the microwave to make hot cocoa but I really need something warm and comforting for the even


CatLady3401 posted a discussion topic 2 months ago

I’ve been doing 1-2 walks per day to and around the park in my neighborhood while recovering from surgery. This afternoon on my walk I had the sudden, visceral idea that the cracks in the blacktop path looked exactly like the cracks in the moist, che


CatLady3401 posted a discussion topic 2 months, 1 week ago

I'm 10 days post-op now. I realize it is *very* early in this process, I need to be patient, etc. But I'm frustrated.

I'm only 1 pound down from my surgery day weight as measured by the hospital, and actually about 4 pounds up from my surgery d


CatLady3401 posted a discussion topic 2 months, 1 week ago

8 days after surgery. Noticing marked soreness in all my large muscle groups. Haven’t lost huge amounts of weight yet (2.5 pounds), keeping my hydration and protein levels up (>84 oz and >75g), only doing mild exercise: walks around the park and my


Kathy S. wrote 2 months, 1 week ago
Congratulations on your upcoming surgery!? Here are some links to information you may find helpful: http://www.obesityhelp.com/articles/photographing-your-weight-loss-surgery-journey/ http://www.obesityhelp.com/articles/weight-loss-surgery-hosptial-stay-what-to-pack/ http://www.obesityhelp.com/articles/four-on-the-floor-self-care-after-weight-loss-surgery/ We can't wait to hear from you post-op!

CatLady3401 posted a discussion topic 2 months, 1 week ago

So... I’m 5 days out from my VSG surgery.

I hope this isn’t too graphic but today when I wipe after voiding there’s brown mucous and some red blood, both front and back. Kind of like the very end of a menstrual period? I had my last peri

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09/26/2018
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Sep 30, 2018
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