heather_dw posted a discussion topic 4 weeks, 1 day ago

First day on the 14 day preop liquid diet. I am SO HUNGRY. I can't imagine doing this for 14 days. So far today I've had two premier protein shakes, 4 sugar free popsicles, a jello and 32 oz of water.

455 cals

27 carbs (is the


heather_dw posted a discussion topic 1 month, 2 weeks ago

I am freaking right out. My surgeon recommended sleeve on first visit but i chose rny months ago. Now I get the estimate with sleeve code on it.

Concerned she is gonna refuse bypass. I am FREAKING right out


heather_dw posted a discussion topic 1 month, 2 weeks ago

At your pre-OP appointment, how far out did they schedule your surgery? I know it has to be 2 weeks out at least because of the pre OP diet, but curious what your wait times were. U have my pre OP on Friday!!


heather_dw posted a discussion topic 1 month, 3 weeks ago

I'm doing my last pcp appointment tomorrow, so Surgery should be the end of May. I am having so many worries. I know they are anxiety driven because half of them don't even make sense. I worry I will fail spectacularly, then I worry about things like "


heather_dw posted a discussion topic 5 months ago

I am pretty set on RnY being my choice of surgery. I have my three nutrition appts scheduled (Feb, March and April). I have my bloodwork in. D came back a little low, but that's it. I'm seeing a therapist but I need to do an eval with a different docto


heather_dw posted a discussion topic 5 months, 2 weeks ago

I need to know the good, bad and the ugly. I'm currently deciding between VSG and RnY. Leaning towards the bypass as my BMI is 62 (!!!!) Doctor is leaning to VSG, so I'm trying to get the scoop on life with both procedures. I would appreciate any hel


heather_dw posted a discussion topic 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Hello, all!

I am just starting my WLS process, month 1 of my 6 month wait. I've consumed a lot of information over the last several years. Seriously. I tried to log in here and found out I had an account from 2012 that I made when a doctor told


heather_dw posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
My doctor recommended WLS - I've been big all my life, even as a kid. My family is big (although not as big as I am). I've lost and gained over and over. I'm sure you guys know the drill. I always thought ...
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