RaichelleC0512 wrote Missing In Action 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Hey OH Fam!

I know, I know. I fell off the face of the earth but now I'm back. It has been a crazy two months since my last post. So let's start with the good news - I am down 59 lbs since m...

RaichelleC0512 uploaded a new photo 5 months, 1 week ago

RaichelleC0512 wrote I'm back.......OB VSG 5 months, 1 week ago

Okay, it has been a minute since I have been on here. My weight update is that I am at 252.7 as of Sunday, November 4th. I have been trying not to weight myself everyday because I have been battlin...

RaichelleC0512 wrote 18 Days Post VSG 6 months ago

Okay OH peps.  I am now down to 267 lbs; that is a lost of 36 lbs.

A few pointers for anyone preparing for the VSG surgery that they do not tell you at the hospital or your doctor's office.<...

RaichelleC0512 posted a comment 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Thanks SP9159. I am going to try your suggestion. I was told after...

RaichelleC0512 wrote 4 Days Post Op 6 months, 2 weeks ago

Okay. So the belching has been the highlight of this event. I have been walking and touring my house in the middle of the night and decided today that we might want to look further into this transp...

RaichelleC0512 posted a comment 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Yes she did but with sleeping, drugs, sleeping, and then more...

RaichelleC0512 posted a comment 6 months, 3 weeks ago
Love it. My husband and I just laughed through the whole story.

RaichelleC0512 wrote Questions and more questions 6 months, 3 weeks ago

How long will the belching last?

If the fluid in the jp drainage bulb change should you be concern?

RaichelleC0512 wrote 2 Days After VSG Surgery 6 months, 3 weeks ago

Okay. It works. I'm not hungry like before the surgery which I knew that was going to happen. I was expecting the gas but it is horrible. I am taking it slow and walking a lot. I decided to put on ...

RaichelleC0512 wrote The day before VSG and all through the house..... 6 months, 3 weeks ago

....the patient was awaiting the joy of drinking more than just water and protein shakes. Bring on the noise. Bring on the puree meals! I did not realize that a person could look forward to puree f...

RaichelleC0512 wrote 4 Days to VSG Surgery 6 months, 3 weeks ago

Ok OH Fam,

I am now down 13lbs and doing good on this protein shake and water diet but I cannot wait until my surgery so that I will not be so hungry while doing this. I will have two more w...

RaichelleC0512 has a new goal: To be able to try on some of my old clothes before I give them away. 7 months ago
I plan on sticking to what my surgeon, Dr. Nancy Barrett, tells me and get more active.

RaichelleC0512 wrote 7 Days until VSG..... 7 months ago

Tick, tock, tick, tock. I am still doing the liquid diet but I am here to tell you there is no easy way to get through this part but prayer, sleep and restraint. I have only had one melt down so fa...

RaichelleC0512 posted a comment 7 months ago
Kathy thank you for the suggestion. Unfortunately my pre-surgery diet...

RaichelleC0512 wrote 9 Days to Surgery 7 months ago

It is getting closer and closer. I am anxiety but looking forward to it. Right now my challenge is getting through the liquid diet. We have been told that after 3 days I should be okay and that aft...

RaichelleC0512 wrote Pre Op Visit 7 months ago

Well, today I had my pre-op visit with my surgeon and did the pre-op orientation. It is really sinking in now. Tomorrow is my first full day of all liquid. I have my support team in place and been ...

RaichelleC0512 wrote 15 Days Before VSG 7 months, 1 week ago

Well I am so ready for this to be over because this liquid diet thing is for the birds. Literally. Last Thursday was my last day of having coffee and creamer (

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