michele1 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago

 

 

Hello everyone!!!

Loving sleeve life and appreciate all the help from this group!

Curious since reading various other support group questions, there is a wide variety of responses to questions people post and not sur


michele1 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago

Hello everyone!

It's been a while since i've posted and I am sure this has been asked before but I have a need to know lol!

I am a little over six months out and was wondering about portion sizes. I guess it will vary a little based on


michele1 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago

Good morning everyone!!!

Sorry if this has been asked before but I saw this mentioned several times on another site and wanted to check here because I didn't think it happened to us sleevers.k

Do we experience dumping syndrome? I though


michele1 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago

Good afternoon!!!

Has anyone tried the Patch MD vitamin patches? The Celebrate multi vitamins and the calcium ones make me so sick to my stomach. I have tried them with food, with my Pepcid...still make me nauseous.

I have compared the


michele1 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago

I am 4 weeks out today!!! I can't thank you all for the support and guidance!!!!!

I haven't lost a lot, but I got this revision when I lost my band so I wouldn't end up morbidly obese with co-morbidities again. Don't get wrong looking forward t


michele1 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago

Hello!

Once again I turn to this wonderful group for advice and of course will consult my surgeon. Two weeks out today and finally feel like me again other than some swelling (either that or I am fatter now lol.) When did you lose all the swell


michele1 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago

I will be two weeks out from my lap band revision and hernia repair on Wednesday and are doing fine with the exception of nausea from my vitamins and tired of full liquids lol.

Now two things are happening that seem funny to me........ I am pre


michele1 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago

Well actually came home Friday evening but wasn't feeling too good. Thank you for all the well wishes Wednesday morning before surgery it made a difference! 

My band was removed, a hernia I never knew I had was repaired and of course my sleeve.


michele1 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago

Hello,

Been a long time since I have been here, I don't see many posts.

I was banded 6/08 and lost 90 pounds, did great maintaining until I had to have fluid taken out. Slowly but surely 30 pounds crept back.

Went for a yearly c


michele1 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago

Hello everyone,

Sorry if this has been asked before but I will be revising from the band to the sleeve on July 8th. During the preop visit on Friday I was told that I would have to take Pepcid complete twice a day for six months and the reason


michele1 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago

I am scheduled for my band to sleeve revision on July 8th. I am premenopausal and take black cohosh and other herbs to help a little with night sweats and hot flashes. The herbs are on my list of supplements to stop taking two weeks before surgery I am


michele1 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago

 

Banded 2008 lost 90 pounds initially gained 30 back after unfill for colon resection. Was told my band has slipped and esophagus is dilated thinking of revising to sleeve, surgeon has always suggested rny, sleeve will be self  pay insurance d


michele1 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago

Hello had the band in 2008, was told I have a slip and Esophageal dilation considering revision to sleeve. Did you lose weight and or how much weight did you lose after, I was told it wasn't that good. I was successful with the band but gained some bac


michele1 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
Don't laugh but I have a question - Hello everyone! It has been almost 5 years since getting my band so I want to see if anything has changed with regards to getting a fill. I had to have all the fill take...

michele1 posted a discussion topic 9 years ago
Nasogastric Tube (NG tube) with the band - Hello everyone......... It has been a long time since I have been here........I hope everyone is doing ok. Has anyone ever had a NG tube while having the lapband? If so did ...

michele1 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
Colon Cancer and the Lap Band - Good morning everyone! Of course I will be checking with my band Surgeon but on Friday was diagnosed with Colon Cancer (invasive adenocarcinoma moderately differentiated in the ...

michele1 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 2 months ago
Colyte Prep Drink - Hello all, It has been a while since I have been here......lots going on but with a slight gain I need to reconnect! I have to get a colonoscopy and of course have to drink ...

michele1 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 7 months ago
For those counting carbs do you count total carbs - Hello! For those of you counting carbs do you count total carbs or net carbs? From what I understand to count net carbs you minus the fiber grams from the total carb grams. ...

michele1 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 8 months ago
Any weight challenges starting up? - Finally going to my Surgeon on Thursday to hopefully get filled again....and being that I am looking at a 25 pound weight gain I think a challenge to get back on track would be gre...

michele1 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 10 months ago
Had to have unfill....1+ years since last fill - Hello everyone........ I hope everyone is doing well! Sorry this is long.......Haven't been here in a while (enjoying life thanks to my band) but wanted to share in case someone...

michele1 posted a discussion topic 10 years, 3 months ago
Thank you FT7 and heart rate monitor Ladies - Thank you, thank you...........I bought a FT7 after a post last week about heart rate monitors and tried it out this morning. It was the most fun and best workout I ever had (maybe...

michele1 posted a discussion topic 10 years, 5 months ago
Did you have to get fill taken out for surgery? - Hello everyone....... I just wanted to know if anyone has ever had surgery and anesthesia without having to get some fill taken out of their band? They want to do nasal surge...

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