Susan M. posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
Meds reduced! - Finally today my gp took me off my blood pressure med and lowered my blood sugar med! Progress!

Susan M. posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
I'm sick of hearing the horror stories - I have been having problems lately with fainting. I have been tested for absolutely everything and my doctor seems to think my vasovagal (sp) nerve is more sensitive since I've had...

Susan M. posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
Ramblings & size 14 jeans! - A  "wooohooo" moment and an "Aha" moment from yesterday.  I returned two pair of size 16 jeans....to get the size 14! LOVE! I cannot believe how wonderful it is to shop on the ...

Susan M. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
The joys of shopping - For those who didn't see my last couple of posts, I had a tummy tuck after 70 pounds of VSG weight loss.  I then cleaned my closet out completely....and yesterday I went on a major...

Susan M. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
Pics before and after extended tt - Not sure why I am doing this....but in my profile pics are before and afters of my extended abdominoplasty that I had six days ago.  Had my VSG in January. After 70 lb weight l...

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Susan M. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 2 months ago
Shake up at the salad bar :) - I had a moment today at the salad bar.  After years and years and years of avoiding the fatty "no-no's" and sadly loading up on veggies at the salad bar, it is sooooo nice to be ab...

Susan M. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 2 months ago
8 months out & longer...do you still eat slowl - I have to admit that I am not taking thirty minutes to eat, and I'm not chewing to mush. Sometimes I wonder if I'm chewing at all! Even though I'm still losing, albeit more slo...

Susan M. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 2 months ago
Plastics appt yesterday - Went to a plastic surgery consult yesterday. Expected to hear that I need to lose ((xx)) pounds before I'd be a candidate.  Surprise me!  He says I can schedule now. Showed me/...

Susan M. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 3 months ago
Passed my half way mark! - I'm over the half way mark! I didn't realize it until I updated my weight on the ticker. I have had a tremendous amount of stress lately though. Closed my business, chaired our...

Susan M. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 4 months ago
NSV's - Two NSV's that are really making me feel great: I'm doing one right now...sitting on the couch Indian style, with the laptop in my LAP! I have a lap!! Second, I love love lo...

Susan M. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 4 months ago
NSV, festival food & eating at 6 1/2 mos out - This past weekend was our village festival.  I am the chairperson, so for two days things are crazy, hectic and did I say crazy? I wondered how I would get in my protein & liquids....

Susan M. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 4 months ago
Ramblings and Observations - I had shoulder surgery on Friday. Went in at 207 pounds, came home (same day) at 216 pounds!!! Damn IV fluids! Today, Monday, back down to 211, so they are exiting slowly! For ...

Susan M. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 5 months ago
Weight loss is sooo unpredictable! :) - For the past month I have been stalled.  I got back from July 4th weekend and thought I would be up after homemade ice cream, s'mores, etc. etc.  I was up a pound.  HOWEVER....sinc...

Susan M. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 5 months ago
Need an unofficial diagnosis :) - I have some pain in my left side, with a little bit of heartburn.  I also seem to have lost my appetite for the past four days.  Factors:  To this point, I had been stuck a...

Susan M. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 7 months ago
3 month check-up - 3 month post op visit today and I'm doing well with vitamins. No deficiencies.  :)  I was hollered at again for not having three meals and two snacks, preferably 3 doc says.  ...

Susan M. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 7 months ago
Leaped right over that 50 lb mark!! - Yesterday at 222 pounds I told my husband I hoped I lost another pound before my birthday (Tuesday) so it would be the 50 lb mark.  WELL this morning I was 219!! Yeeeeeeeflipppi...

Susan M. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 7 months ago
Viviscal for hair loss? - Anyone taking Viviscal for hair loss?  I just started taking it, saw it recommended it two different places. Both were pretty reputable. It is a vitamin and shampoo system. Just wo...

Susan M. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 7 months ago
Yesterday = exactly why I had the sleeve - I wanted to be a normal eater. I wanted to be able to endulge when I wanted to. I didn't want a slice of pie or a jelly bean to make me run for the bathroom.  That's why I chose th...

Susan M. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 7 months ago
Unstalled Stall!!! - I have been stuck between 227.5 and 229.8 forEVER!  This morning I got on the scale praying "please let it be 227-ish".  FINALLY the scale said 226.2 WITH PAJAMAS ON!!! You bet...

Susan M. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 8 months ago
Don't eat the cabbage heart - I am a taster when I cook. I have been trying really really hard to break that habit.  So tonight I made "unstuffed" cabbage casserole. I love love love cabbage hearts, so crunchy ...

Susan M. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 8 months ago
Who says we can't enjoy food anymore? - Chicken sausages stuffed with three cheeses sizzling & smelling heavenly.  Turkey chili bubbling with low fat yumminess! Home made low cal, high protein ice cream churning ...
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30.3
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VSG
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01/25/2011
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Aug 26, 2010
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