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Debbie_04 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago

Eighth month Surgiversary today!  I am so in love with my sleeve!  I really wanted that loss number to be 100 today, but no way would I complain about 1 pesky pound.  I know I am not


Debbie_04 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago

I am 7 months post surgery.  Doing great, 6 pounds away from 100 pounds gone!  Happy camper for sure.  I have only had labs done once by my surgeon right after surgery.   I see my PCP this


Debbie_04 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 12 months ago

Down 85 pounds and so many things in my life have improved.

I can walk without losing my br


Debbie_04 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 12 months ago

My daughter is needfing a revision from the band and wanting the sleeve done.  Tri-Care has indicated they will only cover a Gastric Bypass.  Has anyone had success getting a sleeve with Tri-Care?  She lives


Debbie_04 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 12 months ago

This question is for my daughter. She has retired military Tri-Care insurance and needs a revision from lapband to sleeve-.  Her Doctor does the sleeve but Tri-Care will only appr


Debbie_04 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago

Celebrating 4 months today!  Down 74 pounds and absolutely thrilled!!!  I am blessed to have had no problems at all. Looking forward to the next 4 months and beyond.  I can't say enough good things about this gift.


Debbie_04 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago

Today was my day to put all my winter clothes in totes for another year.  But I realized none of them will fit me next winter!  So instead of a tote they went into bags to donate.


Debbie_04 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago

Only 6 pound loss in 6 weeks, not what I had hoped for!  But its not a gain and I will do better next time!  Tomorrow will be 100 days since surgery and I am down 60 pounds overall.  Can't complain!  Need to work on my protein and excerise in the comin


Debbie_04 wrote a blog post 6 years, 2 months ago
Good bye 300's! -   Today I reached a big goal, getting under 300 pounds.  I can't remember the last time I was under that number.  Its a big accomplishment for me.  I do remember saying "never aga...

Debbie_04 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago

I try not to weigh myself too often and only change my ticker when its official at the doctors but today is the exception.  This morning I am at 298!!!  I can only remember one ti


Debbie_04 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
3 week anniversary! Question about shakes? - I am starting what my surgeon calls the modified regular diet for one week then its on to the rest of my life eating. I am eating up to 4 oz per meal and doing well with a variety ...

Debbie_04 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Start 1 week of pureed foods tomorrow! - Is a scrambled egg considered pureed?  And if so, is 1 egg 4 oz?  I am off to buy a scale and a blender tomorrow but if I can have a scrambled egg first it might be awesome!  Thank...

Debbie_04 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Drain Away!!! - Finally!  The dreaded drain is finally out!  This was technically the 11th day.  So glad to be past that.  Otherwise all is going well. Loving my sleeve!  

Debbie_04 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
jp-drain 10 days. Help? - So my surgeon is adamant that the drain be in 10 days.  Its my toughest challenge so far.  Changing the dressing 2x a day is tearing up my skin.  It's so sensitive, there is no way...

Debbie_04 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
SLEEVED ON MONDAY, FEELING GREAT! - My surgery went great.  I feel really good.  Haven't had any issues and plan to keep it that way!!  I am so glad I followed through with this life changing step.  Its all down hill...

Debbie_04 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Surgery tomorrow morning, 8:30!!! - It's my turn!  Nervous, scared, excited and happy all at once.   

Debbie_04 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Tomorrow last day of 21 day liquid diet. Hurrah! - I have done it!  No cheating, made it through Christmas without even a nibble and a couple of restaurant outings as well!  Have to be at the hospital at 6 a.m. Monday morning for m...

Debbie_04 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Definitely over 50! Soon to be sleeved! - My surgery date is just 6 days away, December 29.  Saw my surgeon today, went to the hospital for my Pre-admission and now its just a few days away.  So excited to be on the other ...

Debbie_04 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Proud of my progress! - Saw my surgeon today, 6 days until surgery.  I have lost 32 pounds since my October appointment.  This brought a big smile to my doctors face!  I am so excited to continue this jou...

Debbie_04 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Countdown!!! 7 days til Sleeved! - One week from today I will be SLEEVED.  Tomorrow,  I have my 2nd appointment with Dr Woods,  then the Nutritionist and then I go for a pre-admission appointment at the hospital.  L...

Debbie_04 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
Finishing day 7 of 21 day liquid diet! - Day 7 of pre-surgery liquid diet.  Surprisingly its not been too hard.  Will probably hate it Christmas eve when the family is eating our traditional King Crab feast!  14 days to g...

Debbie_04 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
Day One Liquid Diet - I only had one days notice to get started so went to Walmart to get protein shakes.  Thought I would get Carnation Essential but I don't want to have to mix powders and the no suga...

Debbie_04 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
December 29th is my day!!!! - No Christmas cookies for me.  I start my liquid diet tomorrow!!!   Surgery just in time for a really Happy New Year!  So excited!

Debbie_04 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Approved by psychologist ! - I met with the Psychologist today.  They did move my appointment up by a week! O After 2 hours I was given the green light for surgery. ¦  Yea me!  One more Nut appointment and las...
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