Nurse8724 posted a discussion topic 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Hello y'all I'm 3 weeks post op now and on puree. Meal prepping in 2 oz containers. How often did you eat during this stage and how often do you eat now and how far out are you? I've been eating 2 oz at a time 3 x daily plus 1 or 2 protein shakes a day


Nurse8724 posted a discussion topic 6 months ago

Okay I'm happy to report that I went from feeling like I was dying the day of surgery to being five days post op and feeling great! Day of surgery I was 260. I'm down to 246.8. I'm 5'8 btw. So thats nearly a 15 pound loss in 5 DAYS! I just can't believ


Nurse8724 posted a discussion topic 6 months, 1 week ago

I have women's one a day tablets and I also have Centrum chewable tablets. I'm 3 days post op from vsg and on a clear liquid diet. How soon did y'all start taking your vitamins post op? Fortunately I'm not really having any problems with nausea yet. Ju


Nurse8724 posted a discussion topic 6 months, 1 week ago

I just want to take a moment to tell everyone on these forums how amazed and proud I am of y'all. I woke up from surgery yesterday HURTING. After 2 c sections I thought I would handle it better but nooo. This surgery is rough. My perspective is a littl


Nurse8724 posted a discussion topic 6 months, 1 week ago

Well surgery is tomorrow and I can't get my rings off my obese fingers. Anyone else go into surgery with their jewelry still on?


Nurse8724 posted a discussion topic 7 months ago

Well after a long day at work and rushing to meet my surgeon at 3pm today, I got a surgery date for May 14th. I would have it sooner but I have a field trip with my little girl on the 10th. So relieved to have that first meeting over with. I was so ner


Nurse8724 posted a discussion topic 7 months ago

Well after years of struggling with my weight and over a year of saving the money for vsg...I finally have a consult tomorrow. So funny how I have so much emotion behind all this and the nurse or whoever I made the appt with over the phone was so nonch


Nurse8724 posted a discussion topic 10 months, 2 weeks ago

Has anyone used a surgeon in a smaller town outside of Birmingham or Huntsville? I've heard good things about Dr. Groves in Marshall County. Also as I'm fairly young I don't really have credit and I will be self pay....I make a good income that I can e


Nurse8724 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 2 months ago

Okay so as stated in my first post, I haven't had any type of wls yet but am just gathering info and gaining support from these forums. Thanks everyone for any replies even though I haven't made the decision to have surgery yet. Something I'm very frea


Nurse8724 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 2 months ago

Hello everyone, I've been reading these forums everyday for the passed couple of months since I decided that WLS might be my only option to get healthy and sustain weight loss. The idea of surgery is scary to me but when I came to the realization t

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