katmom_02 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
One Year Down...the rest of my life to go! - So, yesterday was my surgiversary. I started at 258 and now I weigh 163...I would like to get down to 135 and am working on it. The surgeon said I was doing really well and that al...

katmom_02 wrote a blog post 8 years, 6 months ago
Almost one year out... - I have been lurking and occasionally commenting on OH, but seem to find myself much busier than I used to. I will be a year out next week. Everything has gone very well for me so f...

katmom_02 posted a discussion topic 9 years ago
Scale victory! - I weigh less than 200 pounds. I weigh 198.5 lbs! OMG....yes. I weigh less than 200 pounds AND I can run a mile without stopping (or feeling like I'm going to die). Wish ...

katmom_02 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
NSV!!!!!!! - At the gym yesterday I ran an entire mile WITHOUT stopping!! I nearly cried afterwards. I wanted to quit SO bad, but I didn't! I know in the future I will be able to go even far...

katmom_02 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 3 months ago
Favorite NSV moments... - I 'long' time ago there was a pinned topic in either this forum or the main board that asked people what their favorite post-op NSV moment was. I LOVED reading those, and always...

katmom_02 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 3 months ago
Question about my labs... - So I thought I had a UTI, but my UA shows that I have very high levels of KETONES (which I totally expected), but it also has high levels of UROBILINOGEN...which was unexpected....

katmom_02 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 3 months ago
A question about the clothes...and my first NSV - So...I will be 2 months out tomorrow and my clothes are starting to not fit me any more. I mean they do fit, but they don't FIT, you know?!? How fast did you go down in sizes? I...

katmom_02 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 5 months ago
Stricture vs. non-tolerance of certain foods - So, I had my first episode of food getting 'stuck' yesterday. I tried to eat the lemon pepper tuna directly from the pouch, but after two baby spoonfuls I knew damn well nothing...

katmom_02 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 5 months ago
To straw or not to straw.... - I am almost 3 weeks out now and I am still not able to drink the right amount. My problem is that apparently I am an idiot drinker. I just can't seem to keep myself from swallow...

katmom_02 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 5 months ago
For the ladies.... - Soooo.....is it normal for my period to have a freaking mind of its own at this point???

katmom_02 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 5 months ago
I feel like I'm failing...why is it so difficult? - I just am not able to get in the right amount of fluids...and don't even get me started on protein! I mean, I keep myself full ALL THE TIME. I have my water bottle with me and I...

katmom_02 wrote a blog post 9 years, 5 months ago
Post-op confusion - So, I am 9 days post-op today. It is MUCH harder to get in fluids and protein than I thought it would be. My belly is sore, but not really painful. Surgery went smoothly ONCE I ...

katmom_02 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 5 months ago
So,...I did it! I am officially on the losers benc - Well, my surgery was Wednesday and everything well okay. They did have a bit of trouble getting me intubated and now I have a sore throat on top of everything else. The pain is ...

katmom_02 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 5 months ago
Tomorrow....I will officially join the losers benc - I am SO nervous. I am ready but nervous.

katmom_02 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 6 months ago
Second day of clears.... - ....and if I smell another SF jello I might hurl. I am SO hungry...I know that everyone posts that it gets easier after the second day, but DANG the second day SUCKS! I have a h...

katmom_02 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 6 months ago
Goal weight question... - So, I know that a normal range BMI for my height (5'3) is between 104 and 141 lbs...and I think that I would like to be between 125 and 135. I'm guessing that this is a reasonab...

katmom_02 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 6 months ago
Protein 2GO? - http://designerwhey.com/products/protein-2-go/   Has anyone tried this product? I am hoping that I can buy some of this stuff and drink it as a post op and on my 1 week ...

katmom_02 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 6 months ago
FIRST WEEK POST-OP EXPERIENCES? - I am planning on waking up in recovery in a significant amount of pain...I know that there are rare cases where people really don't have any, but I'm NOT counting on it. I am go...

katmom_02 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 7 months ago
Pre-op Question about pre and post op protein - I am scheduled for surgery next month and am going to have to do a week of clears. I know that this is doable. Also, my program is going to have me on clears for the week after ...

katmom_02 wrote a blog post 9 years, 7 months ago
Surgery is scheduled - Well, I have finished going through the program, done ALL my pre-op stuff and I finally have my surgery date. I was offered surgery in Nov, but decided to wait until Feb...and I...

katmom_02 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 7 months ago
I got my surgery date. - I actually got my date last week, but am so ??? about it I didn't post about it. I guess I am just VERY nervous, and telling my OH family makes this thing real. I have researche...

katmom_02 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 8 months ago
Just a couple of questions... - I have been researching and prepping for surgery for like almost 3 years. After the initial interruption in the process to unexpectedly have another child, I am finally set to h...

katmom_02 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 10 months ago
Clears for a WEEK... - Has anyone here had to do clear liquids for an entire week as a pre-op? I thought it was full liquids, then for 3 days prior clears. IDK, I'll do it, but it sounds excessive to me.

katmom_02 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 10 months ago
RNY -- veterans or newbies -- Why did you choose i - I am scheduled for my EGD on October 12, and based the findings, my surgeon will tell me if I can have the surgery I really want, the VSG. As veterans, can you give me reason why y...

katmom_02 posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
What's up with my breath?? - I have been VERY strict with my diet since Monday of this week. Protein shake for breakfast, half a protein bar for a snack, protein shake for lunch, and a sensible, low carb, dinn...
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