f4eva posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
almost 6 months after surgery and need HELP - Hi - I'm almost 6 months out and have lost about 56 pounds (started at 298) which isn't bad but I need to get back to basics because I find myself eating too many sweets.  My quest...

f4eva posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
Sex after WLS - So, how long did you wait before you had sex after your surgery?

f4eva posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Exactly one month today - and so far I've been doing pretty good.  I started regular foods on Friday.  I actually start work tomorrow and wouldn't you know it, I wake up with this sharp pain on my left s...

f4eva posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Stomach healed ?? - So how long does it take your stomach to heal?  To be completely healed?

f4eva posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
I don't understand - why I seem to be hungry a lot.  I am almost 4 weeks post-op, I am on pureed food and start regular foods tomorrow.  I drink/eat 4ozs of whatever I'm allowed every couple of hour...

f4eva posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Probably dumb question, but... - I'm starting my pureed phase today and wanted to know if the small curd cottage cheese needs to be pureed or is it OK as is?

f4eva posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Antacid ?? - A friend of mine who was sleeved about 2 years ago, told me she opted not to take the antacid after her surgery because she wanted to feel a little "gross" with eating so it wou...

f4eva posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Nausea?? - Hi.  It will be two weeks tomorrow since I've been sleeved and I am still on Phase 2 of the diet (full liquids).  Last night and today I have been experiencing nausea.  I have n...

f4eva posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Isopure Protein shake ??? - I just bought a jar of the Isopure protein shake.  I'm still on the full liquids stage where I only drink 4oz at a time.  The instructions say to mix 2 scoops with 12 oz of  liq...

f4eva posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Is it hunger?? - I was sleeved on 8/8/13 and am now on full liquids.  I have not started vitamins yet because I ordered them online and they have not arrived, same thing with protein shakes.  I ...

f4eva posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Post-op ??s for the surgeon - I'll be having my first post-op appointment with the surgeon later this week and was wondering what questions you asked?  Were there questions you wished you asked at your first...

f4eva posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Can I use Bengay two days after surgery? - I have a really sharp, stabbing pain between the back of my neck and my left shoulder.  Massaging doesn't seem to help.  Can I use Bengay?

f4eva posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Wierd sensations - I'm 2 days post-op and I thought we weren't supposed to feel hunger?  I'm pretty sure what I feel is hunger that then turns into a bit of nausea.  I have a really bad headache t...

f4eva posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Sleeved yesterday / home today! - Happy to report the surgery went well, thankfully minor pain, I would say more discomfort.  I got some pain medication in the hospital but I don't believe I was given morphine. ...

f4eva posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
I am really trying... - not to panic right now.  If all goes well with my stress test tomorrow, my surgery is in 3 days (2 tomorrow).  I'm reading my doctor's nutrition after bariatric surgery plan and...

f4eva posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
What a rollercoaster ride.... - and I don't like rollercoasters.  First, my surgery is set for 8/12 - so I'm mentally preparing for that.  Then I get a call from the surgeon's office that he wants to move my s...

f4eva posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Just a little freaked out - I had a surgery date of 8/12/13 and the surgeon's office called me that the surgeon was re-scheduling the patients he had on that day and he wanted to move me to 8/8/13.  Well, ...

f4eva posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
What to say at work? - I've only told a total of 4 people at work that I am having this surgery because I feel it is no one's business.  However, they will know I am having surgery because I have to t...

f4eva posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Almond milk/allergies ??? - I see from a lot of posts that people use almond milk instead of regular (skim) milk.  Is there a reason for this?  I'm allergic to peanuts but was told I should stay away from ...

f4eva posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Confused about week of surgery ?? - I haven't had surgery yet but from reading on the majority of your posts, you say to worry about keeping hydrated more than your protein on the first week of surgery.  Since the...

f4eva posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Pre-Op Diet - It seems like the majority of people on here have to go on the pre-op diet.  Are there any of you that don't have to do it?  My doctor doesn't require it.

f4eva posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Food tracker ?? - Question to vets?  What or how is the best way to keep track of what you're eating?  I've read from many of you that is a must for successful weight loss - so what do you use?  ...

f4eva posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
What is the difference???? - The more I read, the more I've come to realize that after you are sleeved, you have to make sure you are getting in all your protein, carbs, etc. correctly (basically, keep trac...

f4eva posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Work? - How much time do you recommend taking off from work? 

f4eva posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Very confused... - I feel like I am frozen: one minute I'm thinking yes, I'm ready to go ahead with the surgery and the next: I should try to lose weight on my own one more time because surgery is...
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