Roselane posted a discussion topic 6 days, 7 hours ago

Long story short, my insurance should have paid for my surgery, but they refused and I gave up after appealing once because otherwise I would have had to wait another eight months for surgery to work with my job schedule. I had surgery three months ag


Roselane posted a discussion topic 2 weeks, 4 days ago

Tomorrow I will hit 12 weeks out and I am confused about a couple of things.

First off, I have been thinking of dense proteins as dead animal/fish only; is that accurate? I was just now searching the boards and a lot of people seemed to also


Roselane posted a discussion topic 2 months, 1 week ago

I will be one month out tomorrow and I have noticed that I am already starting to worry about regain. I am not freaking out, but it does cross my mind multiple times per day. Does this seem helpful or harmful? Did you take more of a one-day-at-a-tim


Roselane posted a discussion topic 3 months ago
Hi all, I am now 10 days post-op. I didn’t have the best experience because the hospital did not do a lot of things they said they would do (eg, no pain pump, no trapeze, etc). I am also having minor complications like thrush in my mouth and hives ne

Roselane posted a discussion topic 3 months, 2 weeks ago
I am wrapping up my two-week pre-op diet and will have VSG in a couple of days. Although the diet was not too difficult in terms of hunger or cravings, I have not had much energy and sometimes I don’t feel like I am thinking clearly at all. I am getti

Roselane posted a discussion topic 3 months, 3 weeks ago

I have been reading lots of old posts from people who cheated on their pre-op diet and I am one of those, except my cheat is a little different?it was spinach. I was initially told that my pre-op diet would be under 1200 calories and would include vegg


Roselane posted a discussion topic 4 months, 3 weeks ago

Hi,

I am trying to decide if I should order some of the Nectar fruit protein powders for the clear liquids phase that I need to be on for one week post-op. The dietitian wasn't sure if these are allowed because she didn't know if they are see-


Roselane posted a discussion topic 6 months, 2 weeks ago

Hi!

I was mostly looking forward to my education classes until I found out that I will have to announce my weight every week in front of the entire class. Did anyone else have to do this and if so, did you find it helpful and how did it help


Roselane posted a discussion topic 9 months ago

i live in a rural area right now and also have a pretty demanding job where I can only take so much time off. I am overwhelmed by everything that is necessary before WLS, especially since I live over an hour away from the hospital where I would be havi


Kathy S. wrote 9 months, 2 weeks ago
Welcome to ObesityHelp! We are glad that you have joined our OH community. Be sure and check out the tutorial that appears when you log in. As you check out OH, you'll see many features and tools that are created for our members as you embark on your WLS journey. We suggest you upload your avatar, fill in your surgery type, date and surgeon. If you have not done so, let us get to know you by adding some information on your profile "about me" section. Hang out on your surgery type forum to interact with those that had the surgery you are going to have. Great support and information. If you want assistance with finding a surgeon, and or have any additional questions please email us at [email protected] Regards, Kathy ObesityHelp Community Services 866-957-4636 Ext 393
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