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KauaiLulu posted a discussion topic 9 years, 7 months ago
A call to all who have not done all they can - Facts:  I am officially 5 months post-op.  I have been reading these boards for at least 9 months.  I post occassionally.  I want communication with those that are (re)committed fo...

KauaiLulu posted a comment 9 years, 9 months ago
From one redhead to another - you look firey and beautiful. So...

KauaiLulu posted a discussion topic 9 years, 10 months ago
OTC substitute for Nexium -  Hi all, My insurance changed this month and I went to fill my Nexium prescription and it came out to $108.00.  Needless to say, I cannot afford to pay that. Has anyone subst...

KauaiLulu posted a discussion topic 9 years, 11 months ago
easiest way to get protein in.... -  I finally have figured out how to make the Isopure RTD glass bottles palatable.   I use the Grape Frost and mix it with Crystal Light Cherry Pomogranite or Cherry Limeade with ...

KauaiLulu posted a discussion topic 9 years, 12 months ago
Pain on left side, any ideas? -  Aloha, My surgery was 7/27.  All has gone very smoothly from water intake to well, everything.  Except: Since from about 5 days out I have had a sharp pain in my left side.  Wh...

KauaiLulu posted a discussion topic 9 years, 12 months ago
If you like Thai food and are recently post-op -  I was getting pretty sick of the chicken broths, etc.  I just made a bowl of Thai Tom Kha soup and it is delicious.  Too much sodium and no protein but for right now - it sure tas...

KauaiLulu posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
Advice on pudding, not sugar free - I was sleeved Wednesday so 4th day post-op.  Can get in liquids and proteins but wondered if it is a big deal to eat  regular pudding as that was purchased for me rather than regul...

KauaiLulu posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
On the other side.... - Well I did it!  Got sleeved on Wednesday.  I am recuperating nicely.  So happy to be done with that part of the journey.  I planned on the worse and hoped for the best.  I am pleas...

KauaiLulu posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
I'm leavin' on a jet plane...... -  ....and gettiin' sleeved at 10:30am TOMORROW.  I am beyond excited.  Finally I can begin this side of my journey and have my own real experience.  I have been reading on this webs...

KauaiLulu posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
A bon voyage (for now) dinner..... -  I start my liquid pre-op tomorrow (VSG on 7/270 and so I am having two final (for at least 8 months) glasses of sauvignon blanc and then a dinner of short ribs, mashed potatoes an...

KauaiLulu posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
Question about milk and pre-op liquid diet - Aloha my OH family, I am to start my liquid diet next week and wanted to know if using skim or 1% milk to the protein powder is okay.  Also if that works for post-op as well.  I...

KauaiLulu posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
Frozen protein shakes? -  Aloha all, Has anyone every tried freezing protein shakes into frozen pops?  I was in bed last night trying to sleep and that idea just popped in my mind. I have not read ab...

KauaiLulu posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
Best app for tracking weight, measurements, food, -  Aloha all, I have read so many post over the past two months that I cannot remember which site, who wrote it, etc.   I am looking for an app for either my iPhone 3 or one fo...

KauaiLulu posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
Why am I getting so flipped out?? -  I know I am obsessive about reading posts and "getting prepared" and now that I have a surgery date - I am actually getting a bit freaked out.  I did NOT think this would happen. ...

KauaiLulu posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
Two Things I've Wanted to Say for a Long Time - One is:  "Make it a true daily double, Alex" (that's not happening any time soon....) and the other is: "I'm getting sleeved!!" (that's happening on July 27th.)  I am so psy...

KauaiLulu posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
Anyone had to get a stress echo after their EKG? -  Aloha everyone, I am pre-op and had an EKG last week and got a call from my primary doctor saying that there were "non-specific changes" in the results and now need to have a s...

KauaiLulu posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
GNC Liquid Ultra Mega Multivitamin -  Aloha all, I'm new to this website (well, truth be told, I've been lurking for weeks) and am tentatively scheduled for July 26th VSG surgery in Honolulu with Dr. Fowler.  Can h...
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