katikati posted a comment 6 years, 11 months ago
That's awesome news! I'm so excited for you!

katikati posted a discussion topic 6 years, 12 months ago
2 months PO - Food is suddenly unappetizing again? - I went through the typical phase immediately after surgery where it was hard to want to eat or drink anything because it all tasted bad, and then it passed.  Since then, I've fe...

katikati posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
Right upper arm pain (put on side during surgery?) - Do any of you happen to know if it's common to be put on your right side during VSG?  I don't know if I was or not.  I'm two months out, and I still have a little numbness and p...

katikati posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
Suggestions for a protein boost? - Does anyone know of any simple foods to add to get a protein boost in my day?  I know that many people add unflavored protein to their meals, but I'm looking for something diffe...

katikati added a goal 7 years, 1 month ago
Weigh below 400 pounds.

katikati accomplished a goal 7 years, 1 month ago
lose 50 pounds.

katikati posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
You know you're constipated when... - ...you have a dream about buying a handful of Fiber One bars to eat.

katikati posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Looking for friends on MyFitnessPal - Hey, fellow sleevers.  I've been on MFP since my surgery, but now that I'm tracking actual foods instead of just a daily liquid intake, I think I would enjoy having some friends...

katikati posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
First day on purees, requesting feedback. - Well, I did it!  I had my first bite of food in a month.  I mixed up just under 3 oz. of albacore tuna with a dab of mayo for more moisture, then promptly set the bowl down and ...

katikati posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
You can help ensure that WLS is covered under the - There is a petition on We The People available to sign: https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/ensure-patient-protection-and-affordable-care-act-insurance-exchanges-cover-bar...

katikati posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
I want to start puree phase two days early. - I'm really most likely not going to do this, but it won't get out of my head, so I just need to spill it.  I was on clear liquid phase for two weeks post-op, and have been on fu...

katikati posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Starting Purees Monday! Two questions. - Hey, Sleevers!  It has been one long month of liquids and I am really excited about starting purees on Monday.  I am a little nervous at the same time, though, and want to ask a...

katikati posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Is it time to try Milk of Magnesia? (Time for some - Hey, all, I've seen enough on here to know that it's okay to let fly with the TMI.     I started my phase 2 diet on Monday, which is full liquids.  Prior to full liquids I had s...

katikati posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
two weeks post-op and severe insomnia. - The last two nights have been miserable for me.  I cannot sleep and at is driving me crazy.  My eyes get tired and my body is tired, but there is something inside of me that is ...

katikati posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
hard knot at sub-q injection site? - I've been on Arixtra (blood thinner) sub-q injections since surgery.  I'm a big ol' chicken, so I have my Mom give them to me in my arm, rotating the spots.  I noticed tonight t...

katikati posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Just your average, run of the mill awesome day. - Today was my first post-op appointment with my surgeon.  My day kicked off to a great start to find that I had lost four pounds since my weighing yesterday morning.  I've been l...

katikati posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
This day... ugh. - (Warning:  If you're a pre-op, you probably don't need to read this.  I'm pretty sure it's all an effect of dehydration and hormones and won't be the most encouraging thing to t...

katikati posted a comment 7 years, 1 month ago
I don't know how to tell you this, but you may have lost too much...

katikati added a goal 7 years, 1 month ago
lose 50 pounds.

katikati accomplished a goal 7 years, 1 month ago
lose 20 pounds.

katikati posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
sudden symptoms: diarrhea/nausea - please help. - Sorry for TMI.  I had my first bowel movement post-op this morning.  Since that time I have had diarrhea 4 times.  I woke up after an hour of sleeping and had the 4 attack of di...

katikati posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
finally found a tolerable clear liquid protein. - I was getting really distraught about not being able to stomach the clear liquid proteins that I'm bound to for two weeks post-op.  (No offense to the following companies, as ev...

katikati posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Some Post-op questions (one kinda gross). - 1) Before I had surgery, I had cut out all sodas for weeks, was drinking lots of water, and as a result, my urine was almost completely clear and looking great.  I know that's g...

katikati posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
what have I done? - Okay, I know I've read repeatedly that this is a very common feeling, but I've been struggling with it so much the last two days in the hospital.  I woke up this morning when th...

katikati added a goal 7 years, 2 months ago
lose 20 pounds.
About Me
Eads, TN
Location
58.3
BMI
VSG
Surgery
02/06/2013
Surgery Date
May 26, 2012
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