I know pre-op diets vary by surgeon, but I was reviewing my nutritional packet, and I saw that during my 2-week pre-op diet, that I am allowed 4 oz. of lean protein a day. I have not seen that allowance in any other pre-op diets that have been document
Last Friday I had my final doctor's visit required for my 6 month weight management program. He was ready happy with my progress and felt good about me continuing on to surgery. I expected to hear ...
I'm curious what kind of weighing habits WLS patients (pre & post surgery) have. I know some weigh daily and some only weigh weekly (or even longer intervals). That is a more serious debate, but I was more curious about funny quirks, habits, or superst
Today I had my physcological consult. I've never been to a conseling session before. My bariatric surgery program requires that I have at least 1 counseling session with a psychologist. After the session, the PsyD said she was going write a recommendat
So me and my wife are concerned that she may have developed a eating disorder after 10 years of having the lap-band. Long, Long, Long story short...she had a lap-band placed in 2008 and has lost over 100 lbs. since. However along the way she has been u
I am about halfway through my insurance-required 6 month Weight Management Program. It has been going really well and I have lost about 35 lbs. I feel great and am really excited about this journey I am on. My WLS doctors are extremely impressed and ev
I would really like to hear from anyone that has had their VSG for more than 10 years. If so, have there been any unexpected side effects or problems as a result of VSG.
I am still nervous about VSG because it still seems "new". I know its actu
So as part of my pre-op, this Thursday I have to do a sleep study, but the pulmonologist recommended a home sleep study instead of staying overnight at the sleep clinic. Has anyone else taken a home sleep study? Is it difficult to set it up? Are there
So I am a VSG candidate now, but I'm not the first in my family to have WLS surgery. My wife had a LAP BAND procedure in 2008. And yes she did initially lose a decent amount of weight but not as much as she wanted (my wife asked me not to use specific
Seems like this board is dead, but I'm in my 30's and would definitely like to chat with others my age about WLS. I'm currently in my insurance-required 6 month Weight Loss Program. Once complete I hope to be approved for VSG. I'm 36 and have weighed a