ShaunaBinks wrote NSVs and lots of fun 8 years, 1 month ago

I have been traveling for work alot. i had about 5 weeks of work travel in a row and that really threw off my eating. i still ate low carb but i just didnt feel as in control as i do when i am at h...


ShaunaBinks wrote 7 Weeks post op. Really? is that all? 8 years, 2 months ago

I cant believe that it is only  7 weeks post op.  I must be counting wrong.  But every time i go back to the calendar i come up with 7. 7 weeks. Not sure i have ever lost 21 lbs in 7 weeks before. ...


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ShaunaBinks posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago

I know it cant be me only. Every stage i move through, everything i try is just fine.  Soft foods, cheese, ricotta, pate, eggs,  (scrambled, soft boiled, chopped hard boiled) tuna (fork-mashed) , shredded chicken, turkey slice, ham slice, baked salmon,


ShaunaBinks posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago

Tell me I am not going crazy here. 

I am just shy of 3 weeks post op. I took a week off work , then worked from home this past week. Going in to the office tomorrow 

 

I seem to fade around 3 or 4 pm every single day   Sometimes


ShaunaBinks posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago

10 days post op here 

full liquids. Getting 90 G protein through shakes and minimum 64 oz water 

I had a lap band. I felt lap band restriction. I feel nothing like that now. No trouble drink inking. I drink quickly , but sip not gulp </


FindingmeinGa wrote 8 years, 3 months ago
Sending well wishes your way. I am new to this site but would like to offer my support. I was sleeved 8wks ago.

ShaunaBinks posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago

5 days post op 

i think I just hit that lull - the one that follows all the excitement of the upcoming surgery, the prep, the planning. Now post anesthesia and meds it's just kind of a flat feeling.  

Even in my booklet it said that moo


ShaunaBinks posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago

Great news. Surgery went well. Textbook they said. No complications a little scar tissue from band but it was the same surgeon who took it out. 

 

Some me points about yesterday for those waiting for surgery 

**They did a specia


ShaunaBinks posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago

Headed in tomorrow for surgery. Sticking close to home today with lots of clear fluids and a bottle of mag citrate. woo hoo.

 

Getting my bag ready for the hospital- vets- do you have any suggestions on what you wish you had?


ShaunaBinks posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago

So i was at whole foods this morning and picked up a few things. I thought oh- i better get some probiotics- given that I will receive  lots of antibiotics, and i thought too, with the bowel prep and clean out and then rearranging my insides that probi


ShaunaBinks posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago

...not including today!

For my March surgery buddies- post some of your prep on this string so we can learn from each other.

  • have been having protein in my coffee for a few weeks now- it makes such a difference in my morning

Flaxie wrote 8 years, 4 months ago
Yay, it's really real now, we are on the upcoming surgeries list, a day apart! I am getting a little nervous now, and optifast logged, but also very excited, it just can't come fast enough. How are you feeling?

ShaunaBinks posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago

Hi there

14 days to go.  I am trying to arrange school pick up/ child care/ etc for during my hospital stay.  The Dr. yesterday at pre op said it could be 1 day or it could be 2 days.  Honestly with my husband's work schedule  2 days is better


ShaunaBinks wrote on MelodyMay's support wall 8 years, 4 months ago
You are going to do great MM. I will be praying for you on the 1st

ShaunaBinks posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago

Planning to win at pre-op and recovery and life after weight loss. I have learned so much from so many of you posting here about your daily intake, hhow you made it through recovery, tips and tricks, Belga Hag has a very thorough story of her recovery


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ShaunaBinks posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago

Hi

I was making dinner last night- (boneless skinless chicken, broccoli, cucumbers, carrots (raw) . I had this anxious feeling of- OMG i wont be able to eat broccoli or salad or raw veggies again.   I am okay with not eating the sweets, since i


ShaunaBinks posted a comment 8 years, 5 months ago
great tips! i travel for work and will have to keep these in mind after...

ShaunaBinks uploaded 2 photos 8 years, 5 months ago

ShaunaBinks posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago

my surgery is in 23 days. I have a 7 yo. Shockingly enough (totally bragging on myself here )  I have done an awesome job of not transferring my food issues to her. She eats when she is hungry , has a couple bites of chocolate and leaves the rest. Is a


ShaunaBinks posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago

Hi there

there must be a way to navigate the forums , besides search, so i dont have to bother everyone with all the newbie questions.

Are there any pinned posts or  Beginners folders that someone could point me to?

Specifically


ShaunaBinks posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago

Hi there! just got the call that i have my surgery date.  had a bit of an oh shit moment since i have been waiting for this since  Last summer. 

 

My nutritionist appt was in October so i am going to see her for a refresher , so i can r

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