bdaycakegirl posted a discussion topic 5 years, 4 months ago
Analyze my meals please - I'm 2.5 months post op.  B:  jimmy dean turkey sausage breakfast bowl. Less than half. 1 cheese stick. 2 tbs salsa. Calories 170, 9 carbs and 15g protein.  L: home made crack sla...

bdaycakegirl posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
I messed up - I am 6 weeks out and drank wine. My stomach hurts so bad. I am disgusted with myself and think I have a problem bc even though the first glass hurt, I drank two more. I'm just a ne...

bdaycakegirl posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
Side and Back Pain when I eat - I haven't felt "full" yet. But I have accidently eaten too quickly or something too dry and that gives me a pain in my side or back immediately. Weird? I feel like my stomach must ...

bdaycakegirl posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
I'd kill for a diet coke - An ice cold one. Straight from the can. I'd gulp it all in two long drinks. Them I'd burp and get another one. Hi, I'm Tara, and it's been 31 days since my last drink. 

bdaycakegirl posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago
Eating help - I'm 2 weeks out today. Everything I list food wise is allowed on my plan.    I feel hungry and eat easily without a sense if restriction.  For dinner last night: 2.65 ounces bro...

bdaycakegirl posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago
Isolate vs Concentrate New and Vets weight in plea - I see so many people drinking protein shakes that are not whey isolate, which I was told my shakes had to be. I was forbidden concentrate (muscle milk, premier, atkins, etc). The i...

bdaycakegirl posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago
Got in my protein! How did I do? - 80 cals 20 proteins drinking had isopure zero carb grape 160 cals 19 proteins shake milk, whey isolate protein and orange crystal light flavor 200 cals 22proteins skim milk 1/2 s...

bdaycakegirl posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago
What do you log and how do you do it - What all do you log and do you do it through an app or on paper? I was told to log water and protein. But I think I should do more. I am allowed soft foods now at less than a wee...

bdaycakegirl posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago
I'm on the bench - Had surgery April First. All went great. Came home yesterday. All is great! I am mainly focusing on liquids right now, and by next Friday my doctor wants me focusing on supplements...

bdaycakegirl posted a discussion topic 5 years, 7 months ago
Gift Idea Help - My friend is having bypass next week. I personalize things, as in etched glass. I was wanting to make a big casserole dish with her name on the bottom, but don't want to bring food...

bdaycakegirl posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
Out of Control - Since I got my surgery date, all I want to do is eat. I am eating worse than ever and I need to stop this shiz right now. I am so disgusted with myself. Ugh. I am in therapy for th...

bdaycakegirl posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
Your Very Favoirte Bariatric Cookbook - I only want to buy one, and there are several out there. Can anyone suggest a favorite? I do prefer simplistic, easily accessible ingredients. My surgery is in less than two months...

bdaycakegirl posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
Surgery Date - April First. I'm a freaking!

bdaycakegirl posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
Stock your freezer - Can anyone share some good freezer recipes that are kid and bariatric friendly? I don't want my food to be completely different than my family's as I want to model healthy eating f...

bdaycakegirl posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
Children Visit - For those of you with young children, did they visit you in the hospital? My DD is 5, she understands about the surgery and has even started making me cards and gifts to take so I ...

bdaycakegirl posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
Company at the hospital - Did anyone stay with you all day/night when you were at the hospital? Normally my mother would do this, as I have a child and my husband would be home with her in the night, but my...

bdaycakegirl posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
Lose only 75% of excess weight - Why is that the norm or what I read a lot in books about what you can expect to lose? Is it just because a lot of our bodies are used to being fat and want to stay that way, or ...

bdaycakegirl posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago
OT/Know more than the Doc - Do you ever feel like you know more about certain things than your doctor/NUT/whoever? I read so much online and come to what I think is the TRUTH. I feel I know more about what...

bdaycakegirl posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago
Personal Trainer Advise - For those of you who have already had surgery, but were in PITIFUL shape before (like walking at Target hurts my back) would you suggest hiring a physical trainer before or afte...

bdaycakegirl posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago
Pre Op and Plans - As my date (not sure, but thinking in MARCH) approaches, I am getting so excited!  It's been so long coming! I have ordered cute little 5 inch plates for smaller portions, c...

bdaycakegirl posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago
All Plans are diff. .. BUT - My program has me on 4 day liquids pre-op and actually has me eat an egg while still in the hosptial?   I have faith in this program. It is ranked well, great outcomes, ...

bdaycakegirl posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago
I'm gonna have surgery! - It's real now! I was approved by insurance! It has taken me 14 months to get to this point! Now waiting on surgery date! Doctor is very behind as he was on leave for quite some ...

bdaycakegirl posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago
APPROVED - I am approved. I am approved 14 months from the start, I am approved. Happy dance. Happy dance. I AM APPROVED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!   Now I wait for a date. But I don't mind wa...

bdaycakegirl posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Gastritis - So I had my endoscopy and I have gastritis. I had the testing done for some bacteria that causes it, and I don't have it. I don't drink a ton, nor do I take a ton of NAIDS. I am...

bdaycakegirl posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Moving Forward Endoscopy - I posted a while back that my surgeon is on limited hours due to his wife being very ill.   I got the call today that he opened up Nov 15 to do my endoscopy. That is the...
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