Val G. posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
Exercising... bummer! - I am bad at exercising but know that I have to get my @$$ in gear!  How often is everyone exercising and what are you doing? Thanks! 

Val G. posted a discussion topic 9 years, 6 months ago
Does anyone take protein pills? - I am looking for another option to get my protein in.  Shakes... tired of them.  Liquid shots... sometimes hard to get down because they are soooo sweet. Bars... hard to...

Val G. posted a discussion topic 9 years, 6 months ago
How long did you wait to drink coffee??? - I have been craving a tall, non-fat toffee nut latte from Starbucks since like day three out of surgery! 

Val G. posted a discussion topic 9 years, 6 months ago
16 Days out of surgery and I cheated! - I drank out of a straw!!!!  I am feeling great and have lost 6 pounds since surgery!  Yeah!  I so miss chewing! Coffee too!  How is everyone else doing this Tuesday! 

Val G. posted a discussion topic 9 years, 7 months ago
Pooping after surgery??? - When does it happen?!?!?  I had surgery on Monday and nothing has happened... little frustrating!   Thanks guys!   

Val G. posted a discussion topic 9 years, 7 months ago
Day two after surgery and I keep my meds down! - Has this happened to anyone?  They prescribe me all liquid meds and I think that may be part of the problem... any recommendations would help! Thank you! 

Val G. posted a discussion topic 9 years, 7 months ago
Fish oil twice a day.... yuck! - So I was thinking about taking my "two servings" of fish oil just once a day rather than twice.  It's basically the same amount just once a day, can it really hurt?  I was thinking...

Val G. posted a discussion topic 9 years, 7 months ago
Today I am officially out of the 300's!!! - I'm just a smidge under 300... 299.2 to be exact but I am still going to celebrate it!!!! Woohoo for me!  10 days until surgery!!!

Val G. posted a discussion topic 9 years, 7 months ago
Those of you that had higher than a 50 BMI at surg - Were you asked to get down to a 50 BMI before surgery?  I was at 53.4 BMI when I first went in and now I am at 51.5% and the last 8 pounds are SO hard to get off!  I have been drin...

Val G. posted a discussion topic 9 years, 7 months ago
I got approved!!! - WOOHOO!!!!  I am meeting with the surgeon tomorrow morning and my surgery date is schedules for Monday June 20th!!!  I'm so excited and a bit nervous too!!!! Yeah!

Val G. added a goal 9 years, 7 months ago
Look down and see my feet

Val G. added a goal 9 years, 7 months ago
Fit in seats at an amusement park

Val G. added a goal 9 years, 7 months ago
say goodbye to the 200's forever!

Val G. added a goal 9 years, 7 months ago
To get down to 140 pounds... and KEEP it off!!

Val G. added a goal 9 years, 7 months ago
Complete a 5K

Val G. added a goal 9 years, 7 months ago
Fit comfortably in any seat I choose (lawnchair, movie theater, airplane etc.)

Val G. added a goal 9 years, 7 months ago
Purchase clothes off the rack at a "normal" store

Val G. added a goal 9 years, 7 months ago
Cross my legs

Val G. added a goal 9 years, 7 months ago
get pregnant when I am at a healthy weight

Val G. posted a discussion topic 9 years, 8 months ago
TMI coming your way but.... has this happened to y - I just started this regimen since I have to lose 12 pounds before I can go to surgery and I have had diarrhea for the past three days!  Is this normal? Protein shake- twice a da...

Val G. posted a discussion topic 9 years, 8 months ago
Anyone have BCBS Nebraska? - So I just talk to the PA submitting my information to BCNS and she said that it "may" take up to three weeks but usually gets it back in two for approval yet she is confident that ...

Val G. posted a discussion topic 9 years, 8 months ago
Syntrax, Nectar or Bariatric Advantage??? - So I am one step closer to my surgery and I just met with the nutritionist and she mentioned that Syntrax Nectar is great tasting and has a lot of protein in it.  Now I don't know ...

Val G. posted a discussion topic 9 years, 8 months ago
OK, stupid question. - What does NSV stand for?  Thanks!

Val G. posted a discussion topic 9 years, 8 months ago
I have my first appointment tomorrow.... - Getting excited!!!!  I just met a VSGer in the Vegas area and I am so excited that I got to sit down and chat with her about her experience.  Anything that you think is a must ques...

Val G. posted a discussion topic 9 years, 8 months ago
After a lot of thinking.... - I have decided to move forward with the sleeve!  I have my fist appointment on Tuesday with the PA and at that point we'll see what my next step will be.  Kinda nervous but very ex...
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