jpsp30 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
Pre-Op Diet - For what it's worth - From the "for what its worth department": If you are struggling through the pre-op diet; I hope this will encourage you... As I started through my pre-op diet a couple o...

jpsp30 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
Surgery - Surgery Friday morning went well, I did not need to use the pain pump as the Tylenol they put in my IV was more than sufficient to control any pain I had. I came home yesterday,...

jpsp30 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
Tomorrow - Well folks, you are a blessing to those of us who look into and decide to have this surgery. So, I want to say thanks for that. Tomorrow morning, I will begin my "Winner's Walk"...

jpsp30 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
Pre-Surgery Photo of yours Truly - Here is a pre-surgery shot of me. My surgery will be this Friday. There are a couple more in my profile.

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jpsp30 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
One Good thing... - There is one good thing about this stupid pre-op liquid diet: I am down 11 lbs since Monday Morning.

jpsp30 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Mixing Shakes??? - All, I started the Pre-Op diet and have had the sense that using the blender to mix the shake added a bunch of air to them. They just seem foamy. Do any of you have any hint...

jpsp30 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Please Invite me to the April Facebook Group - I would like to be part of the April Facebook group. If possible, can someone please send me an invite?

jpsp30 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Interesting article.... - http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130327144124.htm This won't help any of us. But, it is worth reading.

jpsp30 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Boughie - All, Yesterday my surgeon said he uses a size 36 Boughie. Any thonghts on this? Jeff  

jpsp30 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Surgeons Meeting - Folks; Thought I give an update on my meeting with my surgeon this afternoon. I was duly impressed with his preparation in that all of my scripts are already called into my phar...

jpsp30 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Meeting with my surgeon for Pre-Op - Folks; I'm meeting with my surgeon at 3:00 PM and am working on my list of questions to ask him. Do you have any questions you might suggest that I ask?

jpsp30 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Forwarded without comment... - Low-carb diet? Why your week 1 weight loss is meaningless Please note that this is only a forward for information purposes. In other words, if you are a carboholic or a carb...

jpsp30 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Portable Scales - Folks; do any of you take a scale with you if you eat out? If so; which one do you use?

jpsp30 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Sauces - Do any of you use sauces with your food? If so; what criteria do you use for selecting them?

jpsp30 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
HOPE - One of the greatest things I have gained with my upcoming WLS is “HOPE”. Just a few months ago I was looking at buying larger clothes because the seams of what I had...

jpsp30 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
My weight... - My weight defines me. I mean it dictates everything about my life. It governs where I shop, where I sit in a restaurant, what kind of car I drive, and how I take vacations. I pa...

jpsp30 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
A Rite of Passage? - I'm not sure that I can accurately put my thoughts completely into words with this post. But, I have to try. I am going to have WLS. I hate it that it has to be so. But, I a...

jpsp30 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Signes of full - Ok, the other day I asked the question about being able to recognize "restriction" when I have not ever been able to recognize full. I got some pretty great answers on that one....

jpsp30 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Odd - Well, I don't know whether to be excited about this or not. But, I got a letter of approval from the Insurance Company today. My surgeons office closes at noon on Friday; so I w...

jpsp30 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Restriction - If I could recognize what "full" is; I'd have possible never gotten fat. The truth is that I have overeaten my stomach for almost 50 years. Now, I am going to have a surgery tha...

jpsp30 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
Is there a List? - I have seen a few posts that address what to take to the Hospital and what is good to have at home when you return. Is there a list that this information can be found? If so; I'...

jpsp30 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
Soft/Puree Foods - Folks, During the soft or puree food stage. What is acceptable? Are things like oatmeal or grits (carbs) harmful? Jeff
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