Capegin posted a discussion topic 1 year ago

Hello,

I had a successful VSG in 2014. However, after a couple of years I regained everything. Tomorrow, I am scheduled for a revision go Gastric Bypass. My surgeon has been very candid with me about the potential for less dramatic


Capegin posted a discussion topic 3 years, 6 months ago

Hello,

 

I am a weight loss grad, having had a successful VSG about 18 months ago.  The surgery was a godsend, but now my old eating thoughts and behaviors are back with a vengeance.  I will say, my surgeon and the whole program were am


Capegin posted a discussion topic 3 years, 7 months ago

Hi friends,

Warning, this is a long post, but I feel like I have to get everything out there.  I haven't been on here in a while because everything was going smoothly, life gets busy, you know the drill.  But here I am, 17 months out from my VS


Capegin posted a discussion topic 4 years, 8 months ago
RAVENOUSLY hungry (or nausea?) - Hi friends, I had my VSG four months ago, and for the past two weeks I have been RAVENOUSLY hungry.  I feel physical hunger within two hours of eating, maybe sooner.  To be honest...

Capegin posted a discussion topic 4 years, 8 months ago
Checking in to keep myself focused! - Hi all!  I hope everyone's holiday season is off to a healthy start!  I'm holding strong heading into this week of temptation.  The season is harder than I expected emotionally.  I...

Capegin posted a discussion topic 4 years, 8 months ago
Frustrated/Confused by Low Energy! - Hi all, So I had my surgery almost four months ago, and at first I felt like a million bucks.  Once the weight started falling off, I felt like my mental clarity was better and I ...

Capegin posted a discussion topic 4 years, 8 months ago
Confused by bloodwork? - Hi all!  Last week I posted about muscle cramps, fatigue,   muscle weakness, etc. three months post op.  Today I went for the blood work my surgeon ordered and saw that he didn't o...

Capegin posted a discussion topic 4 years, 8 months ago
Major NSV! - Ok, I guess this is kind of an SV, but I'm counting it anyway! I'm not obese anymore!!!!  As of this morning, I'm official "overweight" on a BMI calculator!!!!!!!  I don't even kno...

Capegin posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
Potassium deficiency? - Hi everyone, I had VSG three months ago, and I've been feeling amazing and loving EVERYTHING about this new life!  That said, about two weeks ago, I started getting really tired, ...

Capegin posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
Road trip snack ideas? - Hi all!  Long time no check in... but things are going great!  I'm happy, in control, on plan, and feeling amazing three months out.   I'm going on a road trip this weekend, and I...

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Capegin posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
What's up with poop? - Ok guys... what's up with pooping post-op?  Does it happen regularly?  Should it be?  Sorry if this is TMI, but I'm two weeks and four days post-op and I feel like it NEVER happens...

Capegin posted a discussion topic 4 years, 12 months ago
Pain question- 2 weeks out - Hi all, I do plan to call my doctor tomorrow, but I was curious if anyone else experienced this!  The pain from the upper left incesion seems to be getting worse instead of better...

Capegin posted a discussion topic 5 years ago
Dry Mouth? - Hi friends!   I'm 10 days post-op, and since yesterday, I can't seem to get past a dry mouth.  I have gotten in my protein shakes and most of my water, but I feel like my mouth is...

Capegin posted a discussion topic 5 years ago
Crazy Dream... - I had to share this; I'm curious if anyone else experienced this post-op!  I'm six days out and just had the most vivid dream about eating steak!  It was cooked medium rare, my fav...

Capegin posted a comment 5 years ago
Good luck with the liquid diet! You're smart to get a variety of...

Capegin posted a discussion topic 5 years ago
Too full signal? - Hi all!  I'm three days post op and trying to learn all of these new feelings I'm getting between my esophagus and stomach.  I'm trying to keep up with my liquids and protein drink...

Capegin posted a discussion topic 5 years ago
Leaving for hospital soon... - And of course I'm freaking out again!  I can't believe this is really happening!  I'm more worried about revovery than anything else right now..

Capegin posted a discussion topic 5 years ago
My Surgery Is Wednesday... Freaking Out/Minor Rant - Hi all, My surgery is in two days, and I'm freaking out!  I'm terrified I won't wake up from anesthesia.  I'm terrified I won't lose the weight.  I'm terrified I'll misunderstand ...

Capegin posted a comment 5 years ago
"After" photo from Biggest Loser in 2006, at about 164 lbs. I can't...
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