ButterflyAnna posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
Re-group - I haven't posted or read these boards in a long time. I was obsessed with them leading up to and right after my VSG in July 2012. Then I thought, "I've got this."   I've...

ButterflyAnna posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
Onederland!!!! - Stepped on the scale this morning for my weekly weigh-in and the scale read 199!! I NEVER thought my weight would start with any number other than "2"...and before I had VSG, it...

ButterflyAnna posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
3 months and 50 lbs gone! - Three months ago today I had my VSG. Since then, I've changed so much...both physically and mentally. As of yesterday's weigh-in (try to weigh-in every Monday) I am down 50 lbs!...

ButterflyAnna posted a discussion topic 6 years, 12 months ago
What are your favorite snacks? - I've been stuck in a food rut - pretty much eating the same types of food everyday. Lots of chicken, fish, cheese, yogurt, etc. I'm a big snacker - especially at night. I guess thi...

ButterflyAnna posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
NSV...I think? - I went grocery shopping this morning after my walk. I visit this store frequently so I recognize most of the employees there. So I'm checking out and the woman bagging my groceries...

ButterflyAnna posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
40 lbs gone forever! - Woke up this morning and stepped on the scale and couldn't believe my eyes! I'm officially 40 lbs lighter than I was on my surgery day. I'm so grateful for my sleeve and to all of ...

ButterflyAnna posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Feeling less restriction as time goes on? - I'm almost 7 weeks out and down 32 lbs. I'm following my plan - drinking my water, taking my vitamins, weighing and measuring food. However, I feel like my restriction isn't as tig...

ButterflyAnna posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Clothes NSV! - So I took the kids back to school shopping today. My daughter was trying on a bunch of things in Old Navy so I decided to try on a pair of jeans just for fun. Mind you , I have nev...

ButterflyAnna posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Stuck and feeling a bit defeated - I'm a little over 6 weeks out and I've been stuck at 29/30 lbs lost for the last couple of weeks and it's making me batty! I know that stalls happen and I know that the scale will ...

ButterflyAnna posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
One week post-op - Hi Everyone! I had VSG on 7/2 so today marks my one week post op. I feel like my recovery has been pretty slow -- still very sore, but getting better every day. The first fe...

ButterflyAnna posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
All set! - I'm having VSG on Monday and just received my call from the hospital. I'm set for 5:45 check in -- I'm the first surgery of the day! Man, I hope my surgeon is well rested and ready...

ButterflyAnna posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
Too many distractions beore surgery - I'm having VSG on Monday (wow that's coming up fast!) and I feel like I haven't had time in the last few weeks to mentally prepare for it. My daughter plays on a very competiti...

ButterflyAnna posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Never say die -- surgery is back on!! - So I was scheduled for VSG on 7/2. Last Thursday I got a call from the hospital saying insurance denied me because I needed 6 mos of NUT visits, not 2 like they've been telling me ...

ButterflyAnna posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Disappointed - I am so upset right now, I feel like crawling under a rock. I was scheduled to have VSG on 7/2...I have completed all the medical testing, just had my pre-op physical and final ...

ButterflyAnna posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Scheduled! - Just got back from my meeting with my surgeon (she just might be the friendliest person on the planet) and I'm scheduled for July 2!! She doesn't require any pre-op diet....jus...

ButterflyAnna posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Meeting with surgeon today....yikes! - I was supposed to meet with my surgeon on 6/19 to go over everything and choose a date for surgery sometime in July. Last night I got a call from her office that she cannot make th...

ButterflyAnna posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
It's starting to get real and I'm freaking myself - Yesterday I had my psych consult and and echocardiogram. I only have one more meeting with my NUT on 6/18 and then I meet with my surgeon on 6/19 to choose a date for VSG sometime ...

ButterflyAnna posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
I think I know my head shrinker - I am scheduled for a meeting with my NUT tomorrow and then my psych evaluation right after. When I was looking at my appoinment schedule I noticed that the person doing my psych ev...

ButterflyAnna posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
Can't wait to enjoy shopping - Just got back from doing some spring clothes shopping. Didn't need much -- a couple of tops and pants. Well I was in the dressing room trying on my size 2X shirts (ugh) and hati...

ButterflyAnna posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
Vitamin D? - I'm still in the pre-op phase.... Had all my bloodwork done last week. Surgeon's office called to tell me all of my labs came back normal except that I have a severe Vitamin D d...

ButterflyAnna posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
And this is why I don't tell anyone.... - I am currently pre-op with my VSG sugery set for sometime in July. I am making it a point not to tell anyone what I'm doing -- not because I'm embarrassed, but because I don't want...

ButterflyAnna posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
Caffeine? - I am planning on having VSG in July (so happy I can finally say that!) and I was wondering if you have to cut caffeine out in the beginning or altogether? I've heard different thin...

ButterflyAnna posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
VSG...Here I come! - So after a lot of back and forth, I've decided that the best surgery option for me is the VSG. Today I met with my NP and set up my appointments for cardiology, GI, psych, dieti...

ButterflyAnna posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
First support group meeting tonight - Going to my first support group meeting tonight for those who have had or are considering WLS. Excited to meet people face-to-face who have had different types of surgery -- no off...

ButterflyAnna posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
Getting the ball rolling! - I had my WLS Education Class this morning and have my meeting with the nurse practioner on 4/24 for a head to toe physical. Everyone I met today was so nice and supportive. I'm ...
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