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I haven't posted much, mostly lurking reading others posts, here's my update:

January 2015 starting weight 341

Weight on Feb 10th day of surgery 324 (down 17)

Today's weight 278 (down 63 from January, down 46 since surgery)


Jack Allen posted a discussion topic 4 years, 2 months ago

 

Pre Vert Sleeve, I workout, run light weights etc, I lose weight.  Now I workout I stay the same.

Pre Vert Sleeve, I diet, try to keep my calories down, I lose weigh


Jack Allen posted a discussion topic 4 years, 2 months ago

Ok every time I've walked briskly 3 miles the next day the scale does not move. But if I just do my regular workday, with minimal exercise, the scale moves.  What gives.

341 H


Jack Allen posted a discussion topic 4 years, 2 months ago

Dudes Ive been finding it hard to maintain an erection during sex. Is this rapid weightloss problems?


Jack Allen posted a discussion topic 4 years, 4 months ago
Dr office scales.... - I've been in quite a few WLS DR offices trying to choose the right one for me.  All of their scales are usually high.  I had my 2nd pre-surgery nutrition diet yesterday and My Dr w...

Jack Allen posted a discussion topic 4 years, 4 months ago
Do men do better at WLS? - Do men do better at WLS? Yeah we don't have the monthly stuff, but do we just do better? Im just curious on your thoughts?   Also I've tried to find someone else like me but done...

Jack Allen posted a discussion topic 4 years, 4 months ago
I ate cake over the weekend....CAKE :( - So we had a friend staying with us over the weekend and she brought us cake. No just any old cake but pudding inside the layers and some special hard crunchy topping. I resisted as...

Jack Allen posted a discussion topic 4 years, 4 months ago
Shakeology Protein Shakes - So my wife had these Shakeology protein shakes given to her so I tried them and that chocolate isn't bad. Maybe too chocolaty for me, Vanilla is rather plain tasting, but neither h...

Jack Allen posted a discussion topic 4 years, 4 months ago
3 weeks 3 days out from surgery..... - I had my first nutritionist appointment last night, stepped on the scale WTF 2 lbs heavier. Well I've never known a WLS Dr office to have an accurate scale and I've been on quite a...

Jack Allen posted a discussion topic 4 years, 4 months ago
First Nutrition Visit...Several things - I had my first nutrition visit last night and learned a few things. First the surgery is classified as inpatient so even though my insurance gives me the option I will be in the ho...

Jack Allen posted a discussion topic 4 years, 4 months ago
What's your running shoe any why... - I run in  HOKA ONE ONE Bondi 2 - best shoe (I believe) for any overweight runner. So much cushioning and a relatively flat (heel to toe drop) ride. http://www.runningwarehouse.com...

Jack Allen posted a discussion topic 4 years, 4 months ago
Funnies for Hump Day - my daughter says: what do you call a deer with no eyes...........no ideer what do you call a cow with no legs.............ground beef what does a cat say when it wants to leave....

Jack Allen posted a discussion topic 4 years, 4 months ago
How long was your surgery (Lapband removal and Sle - I'm going from a lapband to a VSG and just wondering what peoples experiences have been, how long did your surgery take? I've seen video's of lapband removals in 15min or so (best ...

Jack Allen posted a discussion topic 4 years, 4 months ago
Great Race, St. Michaels, MD 5/6/2015 - I did this race last year.  http://www.stmichaelsrunningfestival.com/ I had initially siged up for the half but then ended up doing the 10K because of a hamstring injury over the ...

Jack Allen posted a discussion topic 4 years, 4 months ago
hello sexy friends - I haven't been on this board in years.writing from my cell. No app yet? Last i was on was 4 yrs ago when i had my lapband. Now im prepping for revision to a sleeve next month. Just...

Jack Allen posted a discussion topic 4 years, 4 months ago
I'd love a secret pal - I live in Leesburg VA work in DC and would love a secret female pal in the area.  All my friends are women except for a couple guys, I seem to get along with women better.

Jack Allen posted a discussion topic 4 years, 4 months ago
Any Northern VA or DC people in here..... - The VA and DC boards seems pretty dead, just wondering If there are any northern VA people here (where I live Leesburg) or DC people here (where I work).

Jack Allen posted a discussion topic 4 years, 4 months ago
Before and After eating.... - One of the things I'm looking forward to with the VSG is the smaller amounts you can possibly eat.  I was explain to my kids the differences if before and after eating. I told the...

Jack Allen posted a discussion topic 4 years, 4 months ago
Goals....How important are they - How important is the goal setting, the "this is what I want to weigh" part of this process? Here's my story. I'm a rather large guy, 6'7 currently 340, highest ever 360, Ive been ...

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Jack Allen posted a discussion topic 4 years, 4 months ago
So excited for Feb 10! - Go my surgery date, 2/10 bye-bye lap band (human torture device) and hello sleeve.  I have 3 nutrition visits over the next 3 weeks with my Dr and am starting my exercise and dieti...

Jack Allen posted a discussion topic 4 years, 5 months ago
band to VSGers how much better - OK just asking some questions, how much better is the VSG than the band? With my band I was never really taught how to eat properly and I usually just push through the band when ea...

Jack Allen posted a discussion topic 4 years, 5 months ago
leak or other problems - I had my consultation with my Dr yesterday. I wanted to get the sleeve, but the Dr said that the % of leaks with the sleeve is higher because more staple line. Plus the bypass is t...

Jack Allen posted a discussion topic 4 years, 5 months ago
Sleeve Leak problems - Just wondering how many people have experienced leaks and or other problems with the sleeve. Had my consultation with my Dr yesterday and he said that the bypass is safer (less st...
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