C. Champion posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
Plastic Surgeon referrals MN...help! - Good afternoon everyone, I am almost 2 years post op now from the VSG and my stomach is a mess with the massive amount of skin, is there anyone in Minnesota that has had the...

C. Champion posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
Plastic Surgeons in Minnesota--Care to share? - I am looking for a plastic surgeon in Minnesota, I live in Minneapolis and would like to know who you chose or didn't choose and why? Any help is greatly appreciated. I need a t...

C. Champion posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
upper abdominal (Fleur-de-Leis) plasty - Hello everyone, has anyone had this procedure done and if so do you have any before and after pics? I have been told that I should have this done instead of a regular tummy tuck...

C. Champion wrote a blog post 9 years ago
1st Goal Weight Reached - I have reached my first personal goal weight of 250#, it has been 3 1/2 months since surgery. I am very happy with the way things are going. I had to stop coming on OH everyday and...

C. Champion posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
NSV, 1st shopping experience! - Well I had to go buy some jeans because all of my pants are to big now. The smallest pair I had at home was a size 20, the stretchy Jeans from Dots. Anyway so I went to Dots to go ...

C. Champion posted a comment 9 years, 1 month ago
Its an extraordinary difference! I am like you only my spare tire is...

C. Champion posted a comment 9 years, 1 month ago
I didnt know they cut up the center of the abdomen too, is that why it...

C. Champion posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
I must be doing something wrong - I am 2 months post op as of Monday. The first month I lost 24 lbs, this second month I have lost 6 lbs. I had a stall for 2 weeks, but shouldnt I still have lost more weight!! I ...

C. Champion posted a comment 9 years, 2 months ago
You look amazing!

C. Champion posted a discussion topic 9 years, 2 months ago
Nutrition question...need Potassium! - OK so I had started drinking the G2 Gatoraide to help with dehydration a few weeks ago and it was helping great. I was getting my fluids in, 64oz a day like I was supposed to and e...

C. Champion posted a discussion topic 9 years, 2 months ago
It moved, it finally moved!! - The scale finally moved after more than two weeks of being stuck at 277.4 I am now down to 274.2! I upped my protein this last week so I think that helped alot!! YAY im so happy!

C. Champion posted a discussion topic 9 years, 2 months ago
Why wont the scale frickin move!!!??? - I have been stuck at 277 since the end of week 2 post op. I am now half way through week 4 post op. How can I get the scale to start moving again? Has anyone else had a long stall ...

C. Champion wrote a blog post 9 years, 2 months ago
One month post-op - Oh life is normal again!!! I can eat normal food, very small amounts but at least it is food! I have energy, I dont look for the closest parking space when I go somewhere, I am hap...

C. Champion posted a discussion topic 9 years, 2 months ago
One month post op update - I am one month post op and am feeling so much better now! I can eat real food again and my hormones have stabalized and I am enjoying life so much more! I was 298 on the day of sur...

C. Champion posted a discussion topic 9 years, 3 months ago
Does anyone know.... - Does anyone know if they make soy cheese or soy yogurt? I mean I am sure "they" do, but I dont know where to get it. I cant have any dairy because it makes me sick, I drink soy mil...

C. Champion posted a discussion topic 9 years, 3 months ago
New to MN Board - Hi everyone, I was told about the local board by another member. I had VSG on 8/15/11 and am just looking for support and friends in the area that know what im going through becaus...

C. Champion posted a discussion topic 9 years, 3 months ago
ANNOYED - I am really tired of people telling me that im not "really hungry", that its in my head, or that im just bored. My hunger is the same now as it was b4 surgery, my stomach growls, t...

C. Champion posted a discussion topic 9 years, 3 months ago
Tums for heartburn? - I am 12 days post op and my PPI isnt working real good, do you know if its ok to take tums??

C. Champion posted a discussion topic 9 years, 3 months ago
Discomfort in esophagus after eating? - I am 10 days post op and for the last 4 days or so I seem to be having an achy feeling right down the center of my breastbone after "eating" and I am wondering if anyone knows what...

C. Champion wrote a blog post 9 years, 3 months ago
One Week Post Op - Well its been one week since surgery I have lost 7ls since last Moday morning. I am starting to feel better, I have been taking my anti-nausea pills every morning and night and tha...

C. Champion posted a discussion topic 9 years, 3 months ago
Normal bp to high bp after surgery?? - I am wondering if anyone else has had this issue. I had a normal blood pressure 120/80 before surgery. I had surgery on Monday and Monday night my blood pressure was really high 15...

C. Champion posted a comment 9 years, 3 months ago
I am on my first full day home after my surgery and I tell ya I felt the...

C. Champion posted a discussion topic 9 years, 3 months ago
First full day home and need reassurance please - I got my sleeve on Monday, I spent two nights at the hospital, the first night my blood preasure was extrememly high so they kept giving me stuff to lower it. It finally went down ...

C. Champion wrote a blog post 9 years, 3 months ago
Surgery a go for Monday - Well I went and saw my surgeon yesterday for a follow up to get a chest xray and more labs done and he says my chest xray was great and I am good for monday, he said he would call ...

C. Champion posted a discussion topic 9 years, 3 months ago
Sorry for TMI....but... - I am wondering if the pre-op protein diet was a problem for anyone else, so far it is liquid in, liquid out, and I dont like it at all! Is this normal?
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Minneapolis, MN
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08/15/2011
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Dec 13, 2010
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