Jarisaunt posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
Close to Goal-- How do I stop the weight loss? - Hi,   My primary care doc has asked me to slow down or stop my weight loss. Yeah, that is something I never thought I'd hear... Problem is, I've been in weight loss ...

Jarisaunt posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
One Year Out (sorry no pics) - Too bleeping shy to post photos...   Hard to believe it has already been a year. I started as a 290 pound person and am now a 156 pound person. The change in weight does...

Jarisaunt posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
My mirror must be lying to me - I don't know if you've experienced this, and it may sound like I'm bitching about nothing, but I am sometimes disturbed by what I see in the mirror. I don't recognize myself any...

Jarisaunt posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
Only 2 pounds lost in six weeks! - 96 pounds lost in my first six months (go me). However, the scale has not budged in the last three weeks, and I've lost a total of two pounds since Feb. 16th. Bummer. I know...

Jarisaunt posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
$*#@* 3 week stall! - I knew it was coming. Lurking in the back of my mind, I knew my weight loss would suddenly stop. Not for good, but for a long enough time to drive me up the wall. This Satur...

Jarisaunt posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
Any gym rats here? What exercises do you do? - Joined a gym that just opened 2 blocks from my house (I have no excuse not to go). I'd like to know what sorts of exercises you do and for how long. Mostly cardio? Weights? Swim...

Jarisaunt posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Six month surgiversary - What I've learned: 1. Vigilance is an absolute necessity, never optional. 2. WLS is a serious undertaking. Do not do this unless you are ready to change your behavior an...

Jarisaunt posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
I'm not getting full anymore. WTH? - Almost six months since surgery. I find I can eat up to six ounces of meat and veg at one sitting, and its starting to freak me out. So far I've counted on my sleeve to give...

Jarisaunt posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Onederland Reached! - The scale said 199.7 today! What a journey this is becoming so far. 90 pounds lost, yay!  Head hunger is no joke. I deal with it most days of the week. What helps is dri...

Jarisaunt posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
saw my surgeon today - Had my 3 month followup this morning. I was a little surprised by what the Dr. told me about weight loss goals. He told me I would no longer be overweight at 160 pounds, which s...

Jarisaunt posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
NSV: Shopped in Regular Sizes Today, First Time in - Old Size: 26/28 (as of August 1st, 2012) Current Size: 18 jeans, XL top!   I am truly amazed by the sleeve. I started my pre-op diet on 8/6/12 and had surgery on 8/2...

Jarisaunt posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
Is Protein Shake Addiction Possible? - If I don't have a protein shake every day, I have withdrawal symptoms. Strong hunger pangs, cravings, constant thinking about food. Besides the shake I eat 2 oz protein for ...

Jarisaunt posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Survived My First Potluck - I knew it was going to happen sometime. The Office Potluck. Fried Chicken. Apple Cobbler. Macaroni & Cheese. White flour rolls. Potato salad. Pumpkin Pie. Yeah, you get the pict...

Jarisaunt posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Head Hunger is The Devil - Cake, croissants, cookies-- none of these are the demons I've expected them to be post-surgery (6 weeks out today). I can walk through the bakery department of my supermarket and n...

Jarisaunt posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
I learned my lesson: confessions of a 10 day post- - I was sleeved on 8/21. Successful surgery, no problems. Have had a typical recovery so far, drinking tons of water, consuming protein shakes, following the plan. I've lost about ...

Jarisaunt posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
3 days post-op - Had surgery Tuesday 8/21. I've never been through childbirth, so I can't say it was the worst pain anyone could ever experience, but my pain was pretty intense. Lots of nausea as w...

Jarisaunt posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
Score! Surgery Date 8/20 - Hello OH family, I just got the news today that I'm going to be sleeved on 8/20...less than 3 weeks from now! I'm very happy,  but nervous and a little afraid as well. I wi...

Jarisaunt posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
Freaked out Newb here - Hi all-- I've had my consult, wt was 287. My goal is to get to 175. Its so hard to believe there is something that can actually help with the bane of my existence, my obesity. I...
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