memfis_stefie posted a discussion topic 4 months, 2 weeks ago

So today I've moved to the soft food stage. Just curious to know what others tried when they were able to eat soft foods. I tried a little homemade guacamole (just mashed up avocado and tomatoes) and a thin slice of turkey breast meat. Not sure I'm rea

memfis_stefie posted a discussion topic 5 months ago

So I had my VS surgery on 3/5. All's been ok except I've prob had 3 bm's since the surgery and now my back is starting to hurt. I've drank miralax 3 straight days in a row but still nothing. I've also been off my pain meds for at least a week now so su

memfis_stefie posted a discussion topic 5 months, 2 weeks ago

So I had my surgery 3/5 and all went fine. He told my mom that it was less than an hour to do it which I don’t know how I feel about that lol But anyways, now I have all this trapped gas and I have no doubts it’s from the pain meds they have me and

memfis_stefie posted a discussion topic 6 months ago

So I have tow weeks til i have my vsg surgery and I was given a check list of vitamins to start taking. I went to the store and I was overwhelmed on what ones to take that are genuine and one that are "fake." Can anyone tell me what ones have helped th

memfis_stefie posted a discussion topic 6 months, 1 week ago

My vsg surgery will be on 3/5 and I want to get all the stuff i'll need so I can be ready and not be like well if I'd have known that i'd have made arrangements for that.

Would it be a good investment to get a lift chair? I've heard and known

memfis_stefie posted a discussion topic 7 months, 1 week ago

So I've done all my requirements and insurance approved (real quickly I night add) and I let my family know and at first my mom was in my corner and now she's switched and is not wanting me to do it as well as my aunt who has been against it from the b

Kathy S. wrote 7 months, 3 weeks ago
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memfis_stefie posted a discussion topic 9 months, 4 weeks ago

I've already done my nutritionist eval now all I have to do is the psych eval. I don't suppose anyone can let me know what to expect when I go and talk with them? I'm kind of nervous and not sure why.

Kathy S. wrote 1 year, 1 month ago
Welcome to ObesityHelp! We are glad that you have joined our OH community. Be sure and check out the tutorial that appears when you log in. As you check out OH, you'll see many features and tools that are created for our members as you embark on your WLS journey. We suggest you upload your avatar, fill in your surgery type, date and surgeon. If you have not done so, let us get to know you by adding some information on your profile "about me" section. Hang out on your surgery type forum to interact with those that had the surgery you are going to have. Great support and information. If you want assistance with finding a surgeon, and or have any additional questions please email us at [email protected] Regards, Kathy ObesityHelp Community Services 866-957-4636 Ext 393

memfis_stefie posted a discussion topic 1 year, 1 month ago

Yesterday I met with my vsg surgeons office and did my initial consult. I'm kind of nervous but also excited. Like everyone else that has had this procedure, its a pretty big deal and lifestyle change. Because of insurance I have to do the 6 months of

memfis_stefie wrote In the Beginning.... 1 year, 1 month ago

Well after much deliberation and going back and forth I decided to take the step and do the vertical sleeve. I met with my surgeons office yesterday and I will hav emy surgery in Jan. I'm kind of n...

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