MaryContrary80 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
1 year post op w/pics - Hey everybody! My 1 year post-op just passed and I wanted to let you all know how I'm doing. I have not yet reached goal, and frankly it's because I did not eat on plan over the...

MaryContrary80 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
7 months post op - Hi all! So I'm 7 months out and I wasn't going to post and update because I've been struggling with some stuff but I figured people need to see the good bad and ugly. As far as wei...

MaryContrary80 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
What works for me @ 6 months out. - Someone had asked me to share my "secrets of success" since I'm 6 months out. I don't think there is any big secret about what I do, but I thought I would share anyway in the ev...

MaryContrary80 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
6 Months Post-Op w/ Pictures! -   LOL I posted this on the wrong board first, but anyway... I'm 6 months post op today, and I'm a happy girl! This has been a roller coaster, but I am so much happier an...

MaryContrary80 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
6 Months Post-Op w/ Pictures! - Hey everybody! I'm 6 months post op today, and I'm a happy girl! This has been a roller coaster, but I am so much happier and healthier!! I'm almost 100 pounds down, Yay!! I can...

MaryContrary80 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Circulation issues. - So I'm 5 and a half months post op, and I guess I thought by now my circulation would be improving. I workout quite a bit, and I have dropped a lot of weight, so I thought I wou...

MaryContrary80 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
You know what annoys me? - When you bust your butt, and then you get on the scale in morning all pumped up, thinking you're definitely going to be at least another pound down and then you look down at the...

MaryContrary80 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Fight for your life today! - I just watched "Killer at Large" about the obesity epidemic on Netflix, and it made me think of us. We are all warriors and we are NOT going to add to this problem anymore. We a...

MaryContrary80 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
I'm scared of being 6 months post op... - Ok. I'm 5 months post op and I'm at about 60% EWL. I have it in my brain for some reason that my window is going to start to close once I hit 6 months. Also, I don't follow my s...

MaryContrary80 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
Prevention Article on Food Addiction - Really enjoyed this article on food addiction so thought I would share it with my sleeved homies! ;)  http://www.prevention.com/food/healthy-eating-tips/signs-symptoms-and-t...

MaryContrary80 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
Thank you vets! - I really need to say thank you to all the vets who stick around and tell us how it is. While researching this surgery, I consumed post after post on this forum trying to underst...

MaryContrary80 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
Doing a mini reset -   I went on vacation over the holidays and since I returned I feel like my head is in a weird place. I had the flu and had and still have some cold symptoms and fatigue. I h...

MaryContrary80 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
I don't want to make dinner... - I feel like making dinner is a life sentence! It's weird because I have spurts where I LOVE to cook and I will cook all day long and then other times, like now, when I'm just si...

MaryContrary80 posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
Do people treat you like you are sick? - So I have to say that people's reactions to me having the Sleeve have been SO positive. Aside from a couple of people who just really don't understand, everyone has been awesome...

MaryContrary80 posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
Bittersweet NSV... - Well, I think I officially have to stop wearing my engagement and wedding rings. I'm SO sad about it! I have been taking them off when I exercise for a couple of weeks now, beca...

MaryContrary80 posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
What is your holiday game plan?? - I am trying to work on some holiday rules for myself to make it easier to stay the course over the next month or so. I really think I need a specific game plan so as not to over...

MaryContrary80 posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
Frittata! - I love love love a great omelet or Frittata. My question is what to do with it once I make it. I'm the kind of girl who likes to make a big batch of something and then eat it fo...

MaryContrary80 posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
How I am doing at 2 months out!! - So I'm still a newbie, but I'm feeling less and less like one all of the time. Pre-surgery I always wanted to know what things were like at different stages so I thought I would...

MaryContrary80 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
BJs Bariatrics? -  Has anyone had an issue with this company before? I ordered a syntrax sample pack over a month ago and never got it. I have emailed them twice with no response and they have taken...

MaryContrary80 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Headache Remedy?? -  Hey people, I think I have a mega cold brewing and on a day that it's pretty unwelcome!! This is the first time I have REALLY missed my advil!! Tylenol just doesn't cut it! I am t...

MaryContrary80 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
clothes, clothes, clothes!! -  So, I have to tell you I am thrilled that I have dropped from a 20/22 to a 16. I'm totally over the moon about this! I just don't know what to do about my clothes!  I don't own...

MaryContrary80 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Max Protein -  So, I struggled with an aversion to protein powders for the first couple weeks after surgery because of my pre-op diet. I found that I did ok with Unjury, and then I have been doi...

MaryContrary80 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
I want to eat everything that isn't nailed down! -  What do you do on days like this? I just want to eat, eat, eat, I know it's all in my head, and I really have not succumbed to it, I'm just having a tough time, I just want to eat...

MaryContrary80 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Morning workout and hydration question - Good Morning Sleevers!  Yesterday, I started doing a morning workout. I felt fine when I woke up, did my workout, felt great but as soon as I was finished I felt VERY nauseous a...

MaryContrary80 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Flavored water question -  Happy Sunday, everybody!  So I am trying to get my water intake up by muddling fruit and adding water and Ice over it. I just don't know how to know how many extra calories e...
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