Michelle10929 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Curious how others "fake it" on a date.. - Have you been in this situation where you're sitting there on a date, and trying to figure out what you can eat that won't totally sabotage your plan, and won't make you look li...

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Michelle10929 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
Flipping the bird at the scale... NSV's - Wow, my scale just does not want to move! I have officially flipped it the bird, and I'm going to focus on all the other beautiful NSV's that I have experienced the past few weeks:...

Michelle10929 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
NSV's for the single girl! Same dress 30lbs later, - Ok, so this is my first attempt at pictures, but I'll give it a shot. So, the laugh is... This is the same dress I wore NYE which will be my before picture at 220lbs, and I'm ...

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Michelle10929 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Can I request a pep talk please? - I'm 8wks post op, and this is just getting a little too easy. This is getting so easy that I'm starting to feel like a failure already. Granted, I am in a serious 3wk long stall.. ...

Michelle10929 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Funny NSV - So.. I'm coming up on 6wks post op with a total of 30lbs lost including 2wk liquid diet. Its not a crazy amount, but I'm wearing size large fitted t-shirts from Old Navy instead of...

Michelle10929 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
A1C goodness :) - So just 1 month post op, we just ran my A1C here at work, and it was 8.2 3 months prior to surgery and drumroll please..... 5.9 today. Woohoo :)

Michelle10929 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Rashes (not due to extra skin) Weird! - I'm thinking the end result here may be that I need to just see a dermatologist.... I'm 1mo post-op. At 2wks post-op I spent the day at the beach, and woke up the next morning i...

Michelle10929 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Ruth's Chris! - Yah, don't get too excited w/me I'm only 1mo out and I can't really eat any of it haha. I work for a Dr's office and we have a few of these dinners to attend 1-2x a month. I was ki...

Michelle10929 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
How do you do the bar/club scene? - I was just curious if anyone handles this differently than I do.. (Had my first outing last saturday) I figure I can't have soda, alcohol, or the fruit juices.. and blah water. ...

Michelle10929 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
A good use for those nasty protein powders... tips - I have already fallen prey to buying too many protein powders that I cannot stand. So, I started experimenting with smoothies to mask the flavor. My FAVE is my breakfast smooth...

Michelle10929 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
PB2 start the revolution? LOL - So, I've been seeing you guys talk about this recently, so I decided to look for a local shop that sold it. There was only one here in Charlotte, and when I bought it the guy said....

Michelle10929 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
Any insight on this? Pulmonary Embolism post op... - Yesterday was my 2wk post op visit, and I complained about my cough. They heard some wheezing on the end of my inhales in the lower lobes, but my o2 sat was 99-100%. SOOO.. they se...

Michelle10929 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
I am SO thankful for this surgery... - Even more now than ever after someone just posted a video of me doing the cupid shuffle on Facebook. Holy big butt batman! LOL

Michelle10929 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
So what is your new obsession/habit/addiction? - Do you find that you have put your focus into something different? Is it a good new habit/addiction/obsession (insert whatever word you want to use to describe your past relationsh...

Michelle10929 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
Coughing post op - I'm 12 days post op and I have had a chest cold ever since day 1. Is this coincidence or did anyone have experience with this? I know pneumonia is a concern post op.. but I fee...

Michelle10929 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
Omg.. EWW? Supplements! Help? - Oh these supplements are just aweful.. every single one of them! I thought maybe I would try a pill crusher and take them with a spoon full of sugar free pudding. Blah, blah blah! ...

Michelle10929 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
How soon post op did you start your supplements? - I've been waiting to hear back from the NUT. I finally get an email, and its blank... sigh! haha. I don't have any information in my book about this, and I just never thought to as...

Michelle10929 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
Keeping it private from certain jerks in your life - I've been totally open about my surgery, except for to my ex-husband and his wife. They are very nice to my face, but are brutally critical of me behind my back to my girls. So, I'...

Michelle10929 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
Coming up on day 3 in the hospital... - I woke up on day 2 feeling pretty well, but then i started itching really bad from the morphine, and was given benedryl. That knocked me out for the day.. I could not keep my eyes ...

Michelle10929 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
Sick.. and surgery in two days. Arggg! - So I thought (and still may be correct) that I was fighting some new found allergies since I quit smoking. This has been going on for almost 2 weeks, getting worse and worse. Now, ...

Michelle10929 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
My pre-op drama. No smoking = Allergies? Ugg - I'm 40, I've never had allergies and I've lived in the south my whole life. So, now I quit smoking and all of the sudden I am overwhelmed with allergy symptoms. I can hardly make i...

Michelle10929 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
Add another procedure to surgery date! - Suture removal! lol. Just sliced my finger open like a doofus cleaning up getting ready for surgery. Surgery is in 19 days.. and stiches need to be removed in 10 days haha. I'm ass...

Michelle10929 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
Pre-op diet.. am I cheating??? - So, I'm allowed to have non-starchy vegetables according to my NUT. My mind wandered today thinking of the yummies I could make with the vegetables, and I printed out a list of ...
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