iHeartTeas posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
My Dream A Reality...Onelander Finally - It is official in just shy of 2 months post op I have finally dropped below 200lbs.  It has been almost 15 years since I saw that and can't believe it is finally happening.  I alre...

iHeartTeas posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
Huge Turning Point Starts Today - Today I see my doctor and will have my A1C done for the first time since surgery which was on 8/22/14. I can see my sugar control has been doing much better than expected so I can'...

iHeartTeas posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
Sushi? - I know we are not supposed to eat rice but I wondered is Sushi ok seeing as there is only a little rice? I couldn't imagine eating more than two pieces anyway.  Also, does anyone k...

iHeartTeas posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
Magic Combination? - I'm still in the begin of my journey. I had surgery 8/22/14. I lost 12lbs pre-op and continued to lose post-op for about 10 days. After that I hit a brick wall (I've heard it's nor...

iHeartTeas posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
Finally! - It took what seems like forever but I am thrilled to announce that I have finally gotten past my first stall that lasted just over 3 weeks. The scale is starting to move and I coul...

iHeartTeas posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
Food Timeline? - About when we're most of you able to start introducing the following items to your diet? 1. Pasta 2. Bread 3. Tortilla (Flour & Corn) 4. Veggie Burgers 5. Corn 6. Mushrooms ...

iHeartTeas posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
Weight vs. BMI - I had surgery on 8/22/14 and since I have lost roughly 27lbs but lately I have been fluctuating with my weight.  Some days it goes up then down. Never a lot of but still the steady...

iHeartTeas posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
When To Kick It Up? - How soon after surgery did you take your exercise routine up to the next level? Such as resistance training, weight training, Yoga, etc?   Thanks in advance! 

iHeartTeas posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
Lucky, I Hope? - Just a quick question about dumping.  I know what dumping is so that isn't what I am curious about.  What I'd like to know is if there is a chance that I am one of the lucky ones t...

iHeartTeas posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
What Causes A Stall? - I know there have been countless posts about stalls and that they will happen.  However, my question is more about why they happen?  I know my calorie intake is significantly lower...

iHeartTeas posted a comment 5 years, 2 months ago
Congrats on your success. It is such an inspiration to hear that even...

iHeartTeas posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
Momma's Back Baby!!! - Had my post op appointment today. I had the rest of my staples removed and no more strips so I am left to heal on my own.  I still have the ball in my throat and we are keeping an ...

iHeartTeas posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
Soup Question - I am on the Full Liquids part of my diet and was told cream soups were ok assuming they were puréed or strained.  However, do you think creamy tomato is ok? Or cream of potato? I a...

iHeartTeas posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
Trying To Find The Light - I know I'm probably crazy but now I am scared I'll never eat any of the things I used to enjoy. I get having to eat health but I feel like everywhere I look it is all a giant "no-n...

iHeartTeas posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
When Does Normal Start? - I just had RNY on 8/22/14 so I am just over a week out of surgery.  I am healing pretty well so everyone says. I have developed a muscle pull in my left lower quadrant near my hip ...

iHeartTeas posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
Water GRR!!! 😡 - Tomorrow I will be one week post op and where as most has gone well minus the extreme pain on day one I never expected.  I am a surgery veteran and wow I never imaged this. Neverth...

iHeartTeas posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
I'm Home! - What a ride but I made it and am home right now. I am so happy to be out of the hospital. I didn't have complications just a unique situation or two but I was able to get through i...

iHeartTeas posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
Tomorrow - BIG Day - Tomorrow I have surgery. I am on my clear liquid diet and don't like it. Of course I'll complete it but still it doesn't mean I enjoy it, can't imagine anyone would.  I am a pletho...

iHeartTeas posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
The Day Before The Start Of Your New Life - This Thursday will be the final day I will be my current me. Friday I go in for surgery. Normally on big occasions I would celebrate with a nice meal a drink or two with friends an...

iHeartTeas posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
Freaking Out - I'm having a massive panic attack. I have RNY surgery this coming Friday the 22nd and I am scared out of my mind.  I don't want to die. I keep thinking about my kids and husband.  ...

iHeartTeas posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
Any Diabetics on the PreOp Diet? - I am currently on the Bariatric Advantage shakes for 14 days then clear diet for 1 day then followed by surgery.  I had a few days when my sugar dropped pretty low.  The surgeons o...

iHeartTeas posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
Now a They Tell Me... Grr! - Mini Rant - So I started my PreOp diet last Thursday the 7th.  I wasn't exactly thrilled that I had to start but I understood why.  My biggest concern was how my blood sugars might fluctuate. ...

iHeartTeas posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
Post Op Pamping Question - Hi everyone,  Just a quick question.   How soon after surgery were you able to get a massage? I've decided I deserve a little pampering going forward.  I've dedicated my whole l...

iHeartTeas posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
When Does Life Get Back To Normal? Well Sorta Norm - I know this may seem to be a counterproductive question but let me clarify.  About when on average do most people start to eat regular foods again?  I know portions will be smaller...

iHeartTeas posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
Day #1 - PreOp Diet (Caffeine Issues) - Firstly, surprisingly I am feeling full"ish" however my biggest problem is headache from what I can only assume is wicked caffeine withdrawal.   Questions: 1. Any ideas on how to...
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