hope123 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
My Fitness Pal - For anyone who uses My Fitness Pal to track what you eat, it always indicates something to the effect of - "if you continue to eat this way, you'll weigh XXX pounds in five weeks"...

hope123 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
How Long Does Hair Loss Last? - Hi Guys, as most people who have weight loss surgery, I started having hair loss at 4 months post-op. It's at it's worst right now at 5 months post-op. About how long does this l...

hope123 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
Anyone Else Having Problems Replying to Posts? - I usually use my Google Chrome laptop for posting and replying on here, and it hasn't worked the last couple of weeks.  When I try to post or reply, I just receive a red asterisk m...

hope123 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
Coffee / Hot Tea Question - Hi Guys.  I'm 13 weeks post-op from the sleeve and recently starting eating some solid foods (not very much at all, like 4 bites of a scrambled egg, or a few bites of tuna with lig...

hope123 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
Food Scale - Anyone know where the best place is to get a food scale?  I've been to Walmart, and all they had was a really cheap one that didn't look like it would measure food accurately.  I c...

hope123 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
Close to 4 Week Weight Loss Stall - Hi Guys.  I'm at 13 weeks post-op from the sleeve and hiatal hernia repair.  I've been stuck at 187 pounds for almost 4 weeks now.  I recently began eating small amounts of food (u...

hope123 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Hands and Legs Fall Asleep - I'm 12 weeks post-op and wondered if anyone has a slight issue with your hands falling asleep when you sit at your desk and type on your keyboard?  Or when you sit down your legs f...

hope123 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Has Anyone Had Good or Bad Luck Eating Sushi with - Has anyone had good or bad luck eating sushi following your sleeve surgery?  If so, how long until it wasn't problematic?  Or does it just not work at all because of the rice?  Tha...

hope123 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Food Consistency Swallowing Problems - I'm 9 weeks post-op from the sleeve, and still have a major gag-reflex.  I tried drinking a very smooth fruit smoothie, and even the tiniest bit of pulp or piece of fruit felt like...

hope123 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
What is the Longest Recovery Time from VSG & H - I'm 8 weeks post-op from the sleeve and hiatal hernia surgery.  I still can't eat.  What is the longest it has taken for someone to recover from this surgery, because I'm beginning...

hope123 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Unjury Chicken Soup - Seriously???? - I've seen so many people talk about how wonderful they think the Unjury Chicken Soup is on this forum, and how they survived on it during the liquid phase, so I purchased it and ma...

hope123 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Having Bad Experience, Don't Know Where to go From - I'm 5 weeks post-op and still can't eat soft solid foods.  I had the sleeve and hiatal hernia repair.   Tuesday night I threw-up bright yellow fluid.  I went to my bariatric surgeo...

hope123 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
I threw-up bright yellow fluid twice this week - Sorry guys, I'm not trying to be disgusting, but within the last week I've thrown up bright yellow fluid twice.  I'm 5 weeks post-op from the VSG and hiatal hernia surgery, then tw...

hope123 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
SOUND OFF: HOW LONG DID IT TAKE TO HEAL FROM VSG/H - Shout out to everyone who has had (and has healed from) the VSG and Hiatal Hernia surgery.  How long did it take for you to heal from both of these procedures, wherein you could ea...

hope123 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
I Miss a Good Sandwich!!!! - I'm only 3 weeks post-op, and I'm dying for a really good sandwich, LOL! I miss Subway!  It's funny how out of all the foods I can miss, a "sandwich" is at the top of my list right...

hope123 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Is There a Better Way?? - I'm tired of opening cans of food, only to be able to eat 4 to 6 bites total, then placing it in a bowl, covering it with plastic wrap, and putting it in the fridge in hopes I'll r...

hope123 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Week 3 Post-Op (Food Amount Question) - I'm now on my Week 3 post-op diet.  My Week 3 allows eggs, so I made one scrambled egg for breakfast this morning.  All I could eat was four (very small) bites of that single egg, ...

hope123 posted a comment 6 years, 9 months ago
That's terrible, who made her queen?!

hope123 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
How Do I Remove Suture Glue Post-Op? - Does anyone have a good and easy way to remove the suture glue they put on your incision sites post-op?  The worst is trying to get it out of the inside of my belly-button.  We can...

hope123 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
How Much Water Intake Could You Handle Each Day 1s - How many ounces per day of water were you able to get down the first week post-op? I'm not doing well with that so far, since it hurts to swallow.

hope123 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
4 Days Post-Op, How Long Does Pain Last When Swall - Hi Guys, I'm four days post-op with the sleeve on 10/24/13.  How long does the pain last when swallowing?  Whenever I drink something (slow sips), it hits me like a brick where the...

hope123 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
I'm Home From Surgery - Unexpected Two Day Stay - I had the surgery on Thursday, 10/24, where I had the sleeve and hiatal hernia repair.  The area above the middle of my chest (like where the esophogus meets the stomach) hurt pret...

hope123 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Has Anyone Successfully Eaten Steak 6 Months to a - Has anyone successfully eaten steak 6 months to a year post-op?  Just curious how it went?  Would you do it again? Thanks

hope123 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
Hard to Find WLS Soups Without Whey Protein In It - I'm allergic to whey protein.  Has anyone come across soups that we can eat pre and post-op that doesn't have whey protein in it?  I've seen a few soy products, but not much out th...

hope123 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
Allergic to Whey - Need Soy Protein Drink Suggesti - I found out I'm allergic to Whey, so my doctor's office indicated I should go with Soy protein drinks. Has anyone else used Soy protein drinks, and have you found one that you like...
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