Keywester posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
I'm 5 weeks out with a dumb question. - It is possible to develop sensitivity to milk at this late date.  I made a shake out of some milk that was near it's expiration date and was nauseated all day.

Keywester posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
Happy to land in twoderville! - I almost fell off the scale this morning!  Not only was it a victory to get to be less than 300 pounds but this is the first time ever I have lost more than 30 pounds!

Keywester posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
Okay I have heard about the foamies, hiccups, snee - but, did anyone have transference pain to their left shoulder if they took too big of a sip?  That is me!  Every time I do, I get this crazy pain my shoulder.

Keywester posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Question from a newbie? - Between the shakes, broth and water I'm getting on a little less an 8 ounces and hour.  I'm doing okay still right?

Keywester posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
On the loosers bench - I am home and sleeved on 12/5.  Doing well.  Not getting much protein in but getting most of the fluids. But the surgeon said to really focus on the fluids.  Have pulled a hamst...

Keywester posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Calling all December 5th Sleevers! - Tomorrow is our big day!  I'm pretty pumped up.  Murphy has come to call and I'm just letting it all go!  If it gets done it gets done. Had my last "eat whatever you want before...

Keywester posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Just shoot me now! - I am sitting at work with a massive headache.  Surgery is next Wednesday.  The only pain reliever I have is Naproxen Sodium, no fricken tylenol........

Keywester posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Pre-op NSV! - I am wearing a belt for the first time in ages today!  I have lost enough weight during this first week of pre-op that I can put a belt on.  Okay it's on the first hole.  It's n...

Keywester posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
How do you adjust to artifical sweetners? - I really enjoy my tea with a teaspoon of raw sugar in it in the mornings.  BUT trying to make the switch to artifical sweetners is horrible.  I have a wretched taste in my mouth...

Keywester posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Day 4 per-op and a question? - Was anyone else cold all the time?  It seems like I can get warm.  Even after drinking something warm.

Keywester added a goal 7 years, 8 months ago
Get Healthy, lose 100lbs, feel good about myself again.

Keywester posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Musings from Day 1 of Pre-Op diet. - So this morning I had to do the spirometer thing.  First thing in the morning isn't a good time for me.  I averaged 1971. Made my Vanilla unjury shake and added 1 capful of suga...

Keywester posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Food Processor - What kind are you using?  Just a plain old Oster, Ninja, Magic Bullet ect?  I am looking to buy a new one.  I am afraid the 25 year old Oster Blender might not survive the pre-o...

Keywester posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Sleeping - So how many of you slept in a recliner after surgery and for how long?

Keywester posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Pre-Op Madness! - Okay so yesterday was my pre-op testing and education class.  Made it to the hospital bright and early, checked in and went to the pre-admission area.  Sat and waited....  The n...

Keywester posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Talk about support! - Yesterday afternoon I had such a craving for a diet coke it wasn't even funny. My son was going out and I asked him on the way home to stop by the gas station and get me a fount...

Keywester posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
I am beginning to think I am a freak here... - or maybe I have had a lot of time to read, consider, plan, educated myself and make dietary changes.  My surgery date is 12/512. I can't wait for the day to get here.  I'm not n...

Keywester posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
Question about protien shakes - So today I am officially a month out!  Yeah.  And I am starting to incorporate one protein shake a day into my diet. Two a day starts the day before Thanksgiving....   S...

Keywester posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
Food scales - Okay, I keep seeing on here that one of the kitchen essentials you need after surgery is a food scale.  Any recommendations?  Also anyone use a regular old Oster blender to pure...

Keywester posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
What to do? - So I am putting away my summer clothes and wondering if I should donate them to charity or give them away.  I will be having surgery on 12/5 and not sure if I should keep them o...

Keywester posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
In all the time I have been posting here. - I have a fun time trying to figure out what the censors have stared out in some posts/topic subjects.  I know I have a low fun threshold.

Keywester posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
I have a date! - My sugery date has been scheduled for 12/5/12!

Keywester posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
Cheese curds - Has anyone used them as a source of protein in the early or later stages?

Keywester posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
Okay so I bought some of this syntrax nectar stuff - You mix this with water right? If I was going to use this to prep for the 2 week liquid diet should I drink it 8 oz at a time or just sip it all day?

Keywester posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
Anesthesia - Okay this is going to sound strange, did anyone have an adverse reaction to the anesthesia?  I have never had surgery before so I am concerned.  My older sister throws up violently...
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