hollyk79 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 1 month ago

I am 2.5 years out from my sleeve and have done fairly well. I have kept off most of what I lost. The last few months though, I am finding that I can eat less and less and quite often have a lot of chest pressure after I eat. Cardiac has been ruled out


hollyk79 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Right lower abd pain - So my husband was sleeved July 10, 2013 and has done pretty well with weight loss. Lately though, he has been having severe painstaking his abdomen on the right side. T happens a c...

hollyk79 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
My poor hair - It's falling out by the handful :( I have very fine hair to begin with so I was really hoping the rumoured hair loss would somehow skip me but unfortunately, that's not the case. I...

hollyk79 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Can increased exercise cause a stall? - I am just under 3 months out and have been stalled for the last 11 days (playing with the same pound in this time). I have lost 43 lbs. The last couple weeks I have majorly ramped ...

hollyk79 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Does this sound like low blood sugar? - This has happened at least three times now in varying degrees. Each time I have been mowing the lawn. I get all shaky and almost feel like passing out. It's been warm out, but not ...

hollyk79 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Can't believe it has been 4 weeks!! - So today I am 4 weeks post-op! While the first two weeks crawled by, the last 2 have flown by. I feel great! This week I started walking and have done 4-5 km each day. Energy level...

hollyk79 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Nauseous today :( - This is my first real experience with nausea since I got sleeved... but today, every little sip, be it water, protein shake and even juice makes me feel like puking. No idea if it'...

hollyk79 posted a comment 6 years, 7 months ago
You look amazing! Our beginning stats are fairly similar (I am 5'8",...

hollyk79 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Calories at 2 weeks post op? - I am 12 days post-op and feeling pretty good. Just curious where you were at calorie and protein wise at this time. I am usually around 450-500 calories and 50-60g of protein, curr...

hollyk79 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
More out of breath since surgery? - I am 8 days out from surgery. I find I get a bit winded from simple things - going upstairs, even emptying the dishwasher. And my arms feel like lead when I do my hair... Is this p...

hollyk79 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
What were your protein and fluid guidelines post o - I am 6 days post op today and finally home from Mexico and feeling pretty decent so I want to start tracking to make sure I am getting in what I need. Unfortunately, as many of us ...

hollyk79 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Anyone have a cold the day of surgery? - I have been fighting a minor cold for a week now but last night I started with a hacking, dry cough.... And of course today is surgery day. Obviously it's at the discretion of the ...

hollyk79 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Nothing tastes as good as.... - Chicken broth on a rainy/snowy first day of spring!! That's probably not true but I am on day 2 of my pre-op diet and I am appreciating it as a change from the sweetness of the Pre...

hollyk79 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Question for those with younger children - How soon were you able to look after the kids without help after surgery? I have a 3, 7 and 10 year old all with extra curricular activities and just wondering how long I should as...

hollyk79 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
What did you wish you did pre-surgery? - My surgery is booked for April 2 with Dr. Joya in Puerto Vallarta and I'm trying to prepare... my husband had surgery there last July so I know roughly what to expect but I am just...

hollyk79 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
Guess I need some moral support.. - and I'm not even the one who had surgery. My husband had his sleeve done on Wednesday afternoon with Dr. Joya in Puerto Vallarta. Yesterday went fairly well.. he was up walking ...

hollyk79 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
What did you want/need in first days after surgery - We are headed to Mexico on Tuesday for my husband's surgery and I am so afraid I'm going to forget something or not have something that he will need. What did you want, need or ...

hollyk79 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
July 10 with Dr. Joya - what to bring? - I have been lurking around for a while now but just wanted to see if anyone else was going to be in Puerto Vallarta with Dr. Joya. My husband's surgery is July 10. If all goes well...
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