Havalina posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
Spit a stitch ( any experts? ) - OK, so the reason my underarm opened up has now become more clear! I have spit a stitch. Looks to be about a half inch and its clear. I bought sharp tweers and some small scissors....

Havalina posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
How I am feeling so far. - I wanted to share my experience so far with you all. Please bare with me if its scattered. August 2010 I had VSG. Prior to surgery I had gotten up to over 370 at some point but ...

Havalina posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
Sex?? - Hello! I just sent an e-mail to my doc. But, in the mean time.. I was wondering how far out did you have to wait to have sex and or have an Orgasm ( After TT) ? Did the Orgasm ...

Havalina posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
Small openings along the incision line - I know this is common and I just wanted to hear your experiences and what you did to help things heal. I have a tiny opening on my TT line and 1 in my armpit and 1 other one on my ...

Havalina posted a comment 7 years, 3 months ago
Amazing!!!

Havalina posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Day 11 - Today is 11 days out. I am feeling pretty good. I slept in my bed for the first time last night, amazing!!  I had one drain removed Friday and the other will come out next Friday a...

Havalina posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Magic number for drains - I know everyone is different and each doc is as well. I was wondering what the drainage amount per 24 hours had to be below  before your drains came out.?

Havalina posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Day 4 - I am on my phone so please excuse the typos lol. Today is day 4. I had the arms, tt, lipo fat transfer to rear and 3 hernia repaired. I have two drains. One stopped working this mo...

Havalina posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Surgery Tomorrow - Surgery is at 8 am tomorrow. Have to be there at 6. Having 3 simple hernia's repaired, TT, arms and fat transfer to rear. Asking for positive thoughts, prayers, vibes etc.  Thank y...

Havalina posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Scared, Nervous, Excited you name it! - My surgery is June 6th. I will be having an  Hernia repair, X-TT, Arm Lift, and Fat Transfer to the Butt. I am so excited. I am scared too. I have always been scared of surgery. Go...

Havalina posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
How much Protien? - Just wondering for those you that did increase your protien before surgery how much did you eat?

Havalina posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
How to avoid constipation? - Gross topic I know. Before my VSG I never had constipation issues, actually it was the opposit due to some medications. Now though its a different story. Now I am boreline not bein...

Havalina posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
How did you rest if you had alot of work done? - I started a thread earlier about arms and laying on the side.. However, I was wondering how did those of you that had work on your booty ( fat transfer, augmentation, along wit...

Havalina posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
Arm Lift? - Were you able to sleep on your side after your arm lift? I am thinking it will be sorta impossible. But I knew I could get some real experiences if I asked here =)

Havalina posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
support stockings. or thigh highs. socks?? - Did any of you use any type of support stockings on your legs after surgery? I plan to but I am not sure if I need thigh high type of just up the knee. I have superfical vericose v...

Havalina posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
3 year son and my recovery - Calling all moms and dads!! If you had small children when you had PS I need tips! I have a 7 year old and also a 3 year old! My son is 34 pounds and almost 4. I am having an ex...

Havalina posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
Finally pciked a doc and I have a date!! - Well after months of meeting docs and trying to figure out the money I finally did it!! My date is June 6th. I will be having an extended tummy tuck, arms and fat transfer to th...

Havalina posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
Just wanted to share.. hit a milestone! - Today I weighed myself and the scale said 199!! Finally under 200lbs!! Wohooo!!

Havalina wrote a blog post 7 years, 4 months ago
ONEDERLAND! - Today after a slow process the last few months I finally did it! I now weigh 199.8!! Yes, under 200lbs! I have not been this weight since I was a teenager. Surgery to remove lots a...

Havalina posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
Finally! ONEDERLAND! - Finally!! Today I hit 199.8!! Just barely but I am soooo happy! I have not been under 200lbs since I was a teenager. I love my sleeve!

Havalina posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
compresion wear - I have met many doctors lately. What is the deal with compression wear? I used to think it was pretty standard that there would be some sort of compression. I know that many tim...

Havalina posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
So torn =( - Well, I have finally narrowed my search down to 3 doctors! They are all really good. Each doctor has experience ( quiet a bit) in patients that have had weight loss surgery. Going ...

Havalina posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
Lets talk hernias! - So, here we go again. While in the process of looking for my doctor I am getting all different reccomendations for my hernia's. I have 3 midline hernia with no blockages. So fairly...

Havalina posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
bellybuttons?? - Did you get to keep your original belly button, did you get a complete new one, did you lose your belly button, if so did you have a surgery later to create one or just leave it al...

Havalina posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
How did you know it was meant to be... - So, how did you know when you found your doctor that he or she was YOUR doc? This is so very hard. Many of you read that my WLS offered to do my surgery for me as he is fellowshi...
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08/09/2010
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