LanceBarnett wrote a blog post 5 years, 2 months ago
An update - It's over 7 months since my last post on this blog. In three more weeks it will be one year since my sleeve gastrectomy. I have lost 92.8 pounds, and have gone from a 48inch waist ...

LanceBarnett wrote a blog post 5 years, 10 months ago
some good news - Hey guys: did my blood work last week before seeing the surgeon and my endocrinologist on February 3. My hemoglobin A1C dropped from 8.9 to 6.6 (WHICH IS ALMOST NON-diabetic), my c...

LanceBarnett wrote a blog post 5 years, 10 months ago
happy new year - hey guys. Happy and Healthy New year to all. New Years Eve was a tough nite. Wife and I went out to dinner with a bunch of friends before seeing the Elton John concert in Brooklyn,...

LanceBarnett wrote a blog post 5 years, 11 months ago
additional weight loss - hey guys, my gastric sleeve surgery was done on October 6, 2014. Just weighed myself this morning, and I have lost exactly 56 lbs to date.Thankfully, I am a tremendous hoarder, and...

LanceBarnett wrote a blog post 5 years, 11 months ago
Survived - I did manage to survive the Christmas holiday dinner.I was able to hold down one fried mozzarella stick, three teaspoons of wedding soup, less than a quarter of a stuffed mushroom,...

LanceBarnett wrote a blog post 5 years, 11 months ago
merry christmas - hey guys, it's been 7 days since my last post. Merry Christmas.This is my first Christmas post surgery, and I know that it will be a little strange. As all of you know, I've been h...

LanceBarnett wrote a blog post 5 years, 11 months ago
amazing weight loss - This past Monday was 10 weeks post surgery..and the weight loss is amazing. I am down 50.4 lbs so far. I realize that much loss is absolutely unreal for me. However, if you have be...

LanceBarnett wrote a blog post 5 years, 11 months ago
something very positive - Last night we had 45 people (family) for a holiday dinner at my home. Two of the guests were my niece and nephew, Frank and Stephanie. Frank's mom, my sister-in-law, Maryanne, pass...

LanceBarnett wrote a blog post 5 years, 11 months ago
getting tired of this - Hey guys. tried something a little different for dinner last night. Unfortunately, the same result. Had about 1-2ozs of broiled chicken and I had it with about 2 teaspoons of a Cos...

LanceBarnett wrote a blog post 5 years, 11 months ago
cheated - Hey guys, back again. got to admit that I just cheated a little. Not what you think. I have been checking my weight on Monday mornings, but I got the sudden urge to do a quick weig...

LanceBarnett wrote a blog post 5 years, 12 months ago
tough holiday - not a good holiday.In miami, and enjoying Thanksgiving dinner with my wife, my son Ethan, and 2 of his friends. My wife made a great holiday dinner for all to enjoy. I had about 2 ...

LanceBarnett wrote a blog post 6 years ago
happy thanksgiving - hi everyone. Happy Thanksgiving. Last monday was 7 weeks post surgery, and I'm down 41.6 lbs. This is the first major holiday since the surgery, and my wife and I are celebrating w...

LanceBarnett wrote a blog post 6 years ago
food getting better - saw my nurse practitioner and dietician several days ago. weight loss is now 36+ lbs, since October 6 (surgery date). Both of them agreed that my food issues (vomiting/nausea) is m...

LanceBarnett wrote a blog post 6 years ago
more weight loss, but still food issues - yesterday was exactly 5 weeks post gastric sleeve surgery. I weighed myself, and I am down exactly 35 lbs. That is I guess pretty good, but it is tempered by the fact that I am sti...

LanceBarnett wrote a blog post 6 years ago
weight loss - This past Monday, November 3, 2014 was exactly four weeks post surgery. My weight loss was....31.4 lbs. Can't complain about the weight loss, but still having a lot of trouble hold...

LanceBarnett wrote a blog post 6 years ago
a real meal - went to my son in laws grandparents for a home ceremony called a gindi. They are from Guyana, and after the ceremony they always serve traditional West Indian dishes. I couldn't re...

LanceBarnett wrote a blog post 6 years ago
dinner - Tried again tonight. Wife made an absolutely delicious beef stew in the pressure cooker last night. I mashed up the carrots and potato last night and managed to hold down about 2oz...

LanceBarnett wrote a blog post 6 years ago
going backwards - spoke with the dietician today and she said my stomach may still be swollen from the surgery. She suggested that I try to return to the pureed food stage for another week and then ...

LanceBarnett wrote a blog post 6 years, 1 month ago
Not happy at all - I was really looking forward to yesterday. That was the day that I was supposed to progress to semi-solid foods. I tried about 3oz of tuna fish with a little low fat mayo.  Well th...

LanceBarnett wrote a blog post 6 years, 1 month ago
anniversary - Back again. Had some computer issues (possible spyware virus). Thursday was my 31st wedding anniversary, and I had a rough night. That's enough laughing from you perverts. MY ANNIV...

LanceBarnett wrote a blog post 6 years, 1 month ago
Back again - Hi..In a slightly better mood than yesterday...and  I mean ever so slightly. Having my last meal of the day..lol.  Took 2oz of broiled chicken added a drop of low FAT MAYO and a he...

LanceBarnett wrote a blog post 6 years, 1 month ago
tough weekend - hi. had a real tough weekend.  I am seriously doubting my decision to do the surgery. (yeah , i realize that it's a little late for that since I underwent the surgery two weeks ago...

LanceBarnett wrote a blog post 6 years, 1 month ago
tough last two days...Is my wife trying to kill me - Just kidding. The last two days have been tough however. Yesterday at about 5:30 pm I had my "Dinner" which was pureed turkey breast.My wife had grilled up the turkey breast and th...
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