azmichy posted a discussion topic 11 months ago

I have to say that having VSG has been much more eventful and interesting than Lap Band ever was. Unfortunately, I didn't track my losses with the band, but it seems that I have already lost much more weight in a quicker fashion than with the band.

azmichy posted a discussion topic 11 months ago

I try to bring my breakfast and lunch to work and pack snacks 95% of the time. However, some days my best laid plans go by the way side. Today I did the Pick 2 from Panera and I got the turkey chili and the Green Goddess salad. The only issue with th

azmichy posted a discussion topic 11 months, 3 weeks ago

My stats are below and you can see that the 2nd month (which ended today) I lost 6.6. Average weight loss, but not stellar compared to some. So, in order to really appreciate how much this surgery has already changed my life, below are some NSVs that h

azmichy posted a discussion topic 1 year ago

I am in the Phoenix area and was sleeved on 10/24. I have had depression/anxiety issues my entire life but they have been well controlled until this past week. I don't have a psychiatrist since moving back to AZ 2 years ago and the one I had here prior

Kathy S. wrote 1 year, 1 month ago
Congratulations on your upcoming surgery! Here are some links to information you may find helpful: We can't wait to hear from you post-op!

azmichy posted a discussion topic 1 year, 1 month ago

I bought a few different brands and flavors of the liquid protein shakes. Everyone has made me feel sick. I get very hot, slightly nauseas, light headed and sometimes heart racing. I attempted 4 brands (including PP and Isopure). I even tried the clear

Lizzyless wrote 1 year, 1 month ago
I hope that your surgery went well :)

azmichy posted a discussion topic 1 year, 2 months ago

I'm a little more than a month out from my revision (band to sleeve) and I love reading the "what are you eating today posts". Such good info. VSGers...can you post some food products you cannot live without? I'm taking notes on items to try.

azmichy posted a discussion topic 1 year, 3 months ago

I'm just looking to see if there are any AZ based VSG or WLS groups still around? I had lapbad surgery in 2003 and we had a Yahoo Groups forum (no longer active). I'm having revision surgery 10/23/17 to VSG and just looking to see what is out there f

Kathy S. wrote 1 year, 3 months ago
Thank you for registering at It's time to begin or continue your weight loss journey. You can get started by customizing your personal profile, set some new goals, begin tracking your weight loss, and post on the message boards. If you need some assistance getting started, that is what I am here for. We hope you enjoy your experience here at
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Sep 12, 2017
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14 years post band VGS revision scheduled 10/24/17

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