chocolateeri posted a discussion topic 9 years, 7 months ago
Thanksgiving recipes - So, I have not posted here in quite some time, but I need some info. I know I cannot eat any of the traditional Thanksgiving side dishes, only the Turkey is what is on my menu t...

chocolateeri posted a discussion topic 9 years, 10 months ago
For the post-op cheaters-I want to know... -  I am 2 weeks post op, I have 1 more week before I can eat mushies. I am not going to cheat, I REPEAT, NOT CHEATING, however, I know it does happen to the best of us, and I know th...

chocolateeri posted a discussion topic 9 years, 10 months ago
Sharp pain in bottom right abdomen..common? -  I am having some sharp pains in my bottom right abdomen, below my drainage incision, to the right of my belly button, where I feel the pain, there are no actual incisions. It happ...

chocolateeri posted a discussion topic 9 years, 10 months ago
Hello all! Sleeved 8/16, back to work today! -  I know I have not been on here in a while, and the last thing I wrote about was my horrible experience in the hospital and them having to put an IV in my neck after bruising my ar...

chocolateeri posted a discussion topic 9 years, 10 months ago
Finally home after VSG on 8/16 -  Well, I made it home everyone. If you all read about my experience I posted the other day, then you know it was very rough. I spoke to the directer of nursing whom apologized for ...

chocolateeri posted a discussion topic 9 years, 10 months ago
sleeved 8/16 still in hospital! OUCH -  Hello all. Well, I am sleeved now. My surgey went great, no complications, but it was after surgery where issues came up. This is my story. I went in Thursday morning at 5:30am...

chocolateeri posted a discussion topic 9 years, 10 months ago
VSG 8/16- prep time! What do you do? -  Hello all! I am getting ready for my surgery on Thursday, so I am starting early with anything I need to prep for the when I come home. I already read posts on what people pack a...

chocolateeri posted a discussion topic 9 years, 11 months ago
Day 4 Pre-op diet- LOST WEIGHT!! -  Hello all! I just wanted to report that I am doing well so far on the pre-op diet and I have so far lost 7lbs! Awesome! This is my first weekend while on the diet, so I hope I am ...

chocolateeri posted a discussion topic 9 years, 11 months ago
Pre-Op diet day 2, also, questions about tubes I k -  I was freaking out yesterday, I was STARVING!!! thanks to you all, I didn't crack. I ate a popsicle (sugar free) and went to bed at 8:30  I felt GREAT this  morning. Today went a ...

chocolateeri posted a discussion topic 9 years, 11 months ago
I NEED HELP!!! Day 1 pre-op diet and there is left -  I really, REALLY want to cheat on this...it has only been 1 day, and it was a rough day at work and I am an emotional eater...so I want the food in the fridge. I just had some chi...

chocolateeri posted a discussion topic 9 years, 11 months ago
Did I mess up? Pre-op diet starts tomorrow -  So because my pre-op diet starts tomorrow, I didn't overeat today, but I did eat whatever I wanted. I bought my breakfast this morning and m husband took me out for 1 last "whatev...

chocolateeri posted a discussion topic 9 years, 11 months ago
Protein powder...I need help! -  ok, so I went to the store today and bought what I need to start my pre-op diet on 8/1. The list said I could have EAS protein shakes,  they come 4 in a pack, but I am doing this ...

chocolateeri posted a discussion topic 9 years, 11 months ago
Got my Surgery Date! VSG-8/16! Anybody else? -  I am starting pre-op liquid diet 8/1. Pre-op tests on 8/13, surgery 8/16! Everyone keep sasking me if I am scared, but I am not. Actually, I feel pretty happy! Maybe I will be ner...

chocolateeri posted a discussion topic 9 years, 11 months ago
Money questions for people with insurance -  Ok, I have BCBS IL. My obesity center told me what I would owe for the hospital fees, and I am ok with that, but boy am I scared about the surgeon fees. If the procedure was alrea...

chocolateeri added a goal 9 years, 11 months ago
Be down to high school weight (at least) 180

chocolateeri posted a discussion topic 9 years, 11 months ago
Consultation scheduled..I have questions as a date -  So my consultation is Wednesday. What all happens during the consultation? Do they run tests? Do they go over other surgery options? Not sure what to expect. They said I will be t...

chocolateeri posted a discussion topic 9 years, 11 months ago
Nashville MD for VSG -  Has anybody dealt with Dr. David Dyer before for VSG? I think they just elected him to be my surgeon. I need input! I just got approval from insurance (BCBS IL), comments please 

chocolateeri posted a discussion topic 9 years, 11 months ago
APPROVED!!!! -  I just found out from my insurance that I got approved for the surgery! I called them just to follow up and make sure they got the info they needed and they said I was already app...

chocolateeri posted a discussion topic 9 years, 11 months ago
Pregnancy possible (safe) after VSG? -  I am still young, 28, and I do not have any kids. I have been married almost a year. My husband and I have a 5 yr plan for having kids.We would love to travel (can't wait to be sm...

chocolateeri posted a discussion topic 9 years, 11 months ago
Waiting for Insurance Approval -  SO I have not really been on here because I was told that for the insurance company, I needed to see my MD for 6 months. Well, BCBS lifted that requirement after I saw my MD for 1...

chocolateeri posted a discussion topic 10 years, 3 months ago
Excess skin after surgery?? - Hello, I am totally new to this idea of surgery. I am researching and trying to find an MD and all of that, so I am in the very beginning stages. But I am concerned that if I g...
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