Want2beMe posted a discussion topic 4 days, 2 hours ago

I was in a great routine until my cat had to be put down and I adopted a new one. Now my sleep is all over the place, my cat keeps me up at night meowing non stop for can cat food and cuddling with me. It's so adorable but..I am tired throughout the da


Want2beMe posted a discussion topic 4 weeks, 1 day ago

Do I need to ask before taking pepto bismol or other medicines? Not to get into to much detail but I've had diarrhea and if it persists I'd like to take something to help.


Want2beMe posted a discussion topic 1 month, 1 week ago

I'm taking Topiramate (topamax), I'm not losing enough weight and so I was put on this to eat smaller portions and feel fuller faster. Just wandering if anyone has had any experiences to share with weight loss pills.


Want2beMe posted a discussion topic 1 month, 1 week ago

My surgeon is leaving to advance in college. Not sure what questions I should be asking other then who I will be seeing and if they do virtual visits. I live 2 hours away from the surgeon/hospital and they recommended I continue visits with my regular


Want2beMe posted a discussion topic 1 month, 2 weeks ago

I get my steps in and do weights 3-4 times a week. Should I be doing more cardio? My sister says I should be able to do intense workouts, but im reluctant to do more because I already aim for 13,000 steps or more daily. I'm disappointed I lost 10 pound


Want2beMe posted a discussion topic 2 months, 2 weeks ago

I lost 5 pounds in a week, but I didn't make any major changes. I went from walking for an hour to walking two hours split up throughout the day. Drinking tons of water which keeps me from snacking and I'm watching my portion control. It's a shock! Wis


Want2beMe posted a discussion topic 2 months, 3 weeks ago

I know it's been months since my surgery, but does anyone know why the nurses had to keep track of how often I urinated? They collected it in a hat before flushing. I still go to the bathroom A LOT due to the amount of fluids I drink. Will the amount o


Want2beMe posted a discussion topic 2 months, 4 weeks ago

I enjoy listening to uplifting music when I exercise. I love all kinds of music, im not picky. What are some of your go to songs and artists that you recommend? I seem to be stuck listening to the same songs and would like to add a variety to my playli


Want2beMe posted a discussion topic 3 months, 1 week ago

I get a good 8 plus cups of water in every other day and in between I get 4-6 cups. Is that okay? Do you count coffee or tea as water intake? I have not.

Other then water, milks, tea, and coffee, what else is healthy and safe to drink?


Want2beMe posted a discussion topic 4 months, 1 week ago

My therapist isn't very helpful, she keeps insisting i have a deep rooted cause to not follow my food goals. I tried to explain to her that I turn to food for the pure taste and satisfaction. I dont have any history that causes me to turn to food and I


Want2beMe posted a discussion topic 5 months ago

My Dr appointment was postponed to Feb.26 which at first I thought good it will give me time to lose weight but now I wish I would have had the appointment so I could get input on my struggles. I'm not at a plateau but in over my head with snacking, ea


Want2beMe posted a discussion topic 6 months ago

I will be honest, I haven't been eating my protein first all the time. I'm still sticking to eating healthy but every now and then I treat myself to a goodie like a cookie or a bowl of ice cream. My exercise has been relaxed as well, Instead of 10k ste


Want2beMe posted a discussion topic 7 months, 3 weeks ago

Just wanted to shout out to everyone and your families. Do you have a go to treat for this holiday? I used to be a chocolate fan like milky way, but my go to now is chocolate carnation breakfast.


Want2beMe posted a discussion topic 7 months, 3 weeks ago

I have plenty of sweat pants that are adjustable, but for jeans they are starting to fall down. Since I'm still losing weight would it make sense to wait to go shopping? I did buy some new shirts and I can fit in XL verses 2X. I was in a 24-26W pants a


Want2beMe posted a discussion topic 8 months, 1 week ago

I'm not big on breakfast in the morning so I drink a protein shake. I eat lunch and supper just fine. I struggle to get 3 dairy snacks in a day. It seems like a lot of meals. Anyone else required to take in 3 dairy snacks? I'm allowed to drink dairy as


Want2beMe posted a discussion topic 8 months, 2 weeks ago

I have my go to food/drinks but my son works for BK (burger king) and almost always has food brought home. The smell makes me nauseous yet the look of it makes me crave a bite. What can I do?

To be honest, I caved in and bought myself crispy ch


Want2beMe posted a discussion topic 9 months ago

I'm very disappointed I only lost 1 pound in 1 week. Shouldn't I be losing a lot more? I had VSG August 17 and lost 17 pounds in the first week. So why the slow progress now? Ugh!


Want2beMe posted a discussion topic 9 months, 2 weeks ago

My surgery was August 17, I haven't had coffee but kind of crave it. I drink decaf with milk and Splenda so should i ask my doctor if its ok or because its caffeine free its fine? I don't want to rush anything if I'm not supposed to. I also have bottle


Want2beMe posted a discussion topic 9 months, 3 weeks ago

2weeks on Monday since VSG and im allowed to start my puree meals. What was your favorite or first meal you had and why? I'm looking forward to scrambled eggs.


Want2beMe posted a discussion topic 9 months, 4 weeks ago

I was so anxious for this day, just to see what little progress I've made. I've lost 17 pounds since surgery date which was exactly one week ago today. Glad to hear I can eat puree foods next week. My liquid diet is going just fine and I'm getting at l


Want2beMe posted a discussion topic 10 months ago

I know what I can take, but when do you know to take a laxative. I haven't had a bowel in 5 days and I'm not feeling constipated, but should i take a laxative to help me go? My doctor appointment is in 3 days so I can always ask then, but I didn't know


Want2beMe posted a discussion topic 10 months ago

How long did you wait until driving? I was told at least 2 weeks, just seeing if anyone drove sooner or later and was it uncomfortable to turn your body? On my way home from surgery I found the seat belt to be restrictive, I hope that doesn't last long


Want2beMe posted a discussion topic 10 months, 1 week ago

Hello, I'm new to the forum. Tested negative for Covid and now I'm quarantined for surgery. I'm a little nervous since I won't have a support person at the hospital due to Covid. My dad is 79 and can't take any risks. I trust my surgeon and am looking


Want2beMe has a new goal: Long term reach 190 10 months, 1 week ago
eat more protein and vegetables. Doing great staying away from pop, so keep getting my water intake.
About Me
43.9
BMI
VSG
Surgery
08/17/2020
Surgery Date
Aug 15, 2020
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