Bekahre7 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
Haters! OMG! - I'm really struggling with haters right now and it's making me crazy! I had only told a handful of people that I was having surgery back in December and I asked them not to ...

Bekahre7 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 9 months ago
Is low blood pressure common after VSG? - I keep getting light-headed whenever I stand up from sitting or laying down. I'm drinking enough water (although probably the minimum).  My protein intake hasn't been up to par,...

Bekahre7 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 9 months ago
When did you get plastics? - For those who have had plastics, at what point did your surgeon allow you to do it?  Was it based on a time frame or a percentage of weight lost or....?  

Bekahre7 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 10 months ago
Herbalife Shakes - Anyone using this stuff.  I'm going to a presentation on it tonight and just want to know if it's been effective for anyone on this board.  I'm struggling with the shakes I've b...

Bekahre7 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
1 month follow-up...good info - Went to my 1 month follow up and I've lost almost 30 lbs in the first month.  However, most of that was during the week after surgery.  I was confused as to how I hadn't lost mo...

Bekahre7 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
Not doing well with proteins...or water - I'm about a month out and I'm having a really hard time getting my water and protein in daily.  I absolutely cannot stomach any more protein shakes (anyone have any alternative ...

Bekahre7 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
When does the internal swelling go down? - It seems like it takes forever.  I had my surgery on 12/11/12...shouldn't it be subsiding a little now?

Bekahre7 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
Anybody NOT lose their hair after surgery? - I have a ton of hair, so I'm not totally worried about it -- I can afford to lose some.  But hearing these horror stories about clumps of hair being pulled out...freaks me out a...

Bekahre7 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
How do you handle ordering at restaurant? - I'm starting to get the impression that I'll never be able to eat at a restaurant again. 

Bekahre7 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
I'm thinking pureed meet is gonna be pretty gross. - ...any of you who've actually eaten it have a review?  I'm kind of leery of that stage of my diet. Blech??

Bekahre7 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
1 Wk Out - Went to Zumba and... - I made it through class, but was just EXHAUSTED afterward!  And not being able to gulp water was torture (by the way, how can we not EVER gulp again when you need more water dur...

Bekahre7 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
What foods are you permanently unable to eat after - I'd like to see if there's a trend. Was just sleeved on Tuesday and was told that rice, pasta, and bread are usually a permanent issue.

Bekahre7 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
Water still getting stuck...HELP! - When does this stop??  It hurts so bad!  And it prevents me from getting all of my fluids in. I'm taking the smallest sips I can possible take.  Is there anything else I can do ...

Bekahre7 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
Sleeved 2 days ago... - ...and the gas is so painful. I'm stuck in the hospital for an extra night because I'm having trouble getting all of my liquids in. Grrrr. Also - for the record, heparin is the fr...

Bekahre7 posted a discussion topic 9 years ago
Have a cold!!! Surgery is next Tuesday! - Anyone have a suggestion on how to know this thing out.  I really don't want my surgery postponed.  I don't have a fever, but I'm a little congested.  I'm thinking 4 days from n...

Bekahre7 posted a discussion topic 9 years ago
Pre-Op Diet is for the BIRDS! - My VSG surgery is scheduled for 12/11/12 and I'm currently on the 10-day pre-op liquid diet: 5-6 8oz. protein drinks, water, and any other sugar free beverages.  5-6???  I can b...
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