Mom_2_4 posted a discussion topic 3 months ago

I've seen a lot about body surgery but I'm wondering if anyone has had this issue resolved and with whom? Thanks!


Mom_2_4 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Anyone using Hemp or Meat/Egg Protein to keep it P - Hi, I'm beginning to go Paleo and still use a Whey Protein Shake in the Morning (which isn't Paleo --No Dairy).  I'm wondering if anyone uses the plant based Hemp/Meat/Egg P...

Mom_2_4 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
It's been a while... but I'm back, too! - Hi Everyone! My computer was giving me heck!!  But seems to finally be working!  So glad to be catching all the news again! As for my WL journey.... I'm moving slowly  b...

Mom_2_4 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
3 months out and met my first goal!! - I was below 200 this morning!!!  I'm losing slowly but haven't been that strict with eating and exercising over the summer! But, I finally made my first goal of below 200-- chec...

Mom_2_4 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 12 months ago
NSV for me!!! - My endocrinologist ran my blood work and my a1c (diabetes blood work) fell from a 12.1 to a 7.2 in six weeks!!!  I'm thrilled! this was the main reason I had VSG was to gain con...

Mom_2_4 wrote a blog post 7 years ago
Not losing as quickly as I want... - Feeling a little discouraged.  I lost 10 lbs on pre-op and 16 in the 1st month... Was hoping to lose more quickly. 

Mom_2_4 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
2 weeks out and not in ketosis!! Suggestions..... - Hi,  Just found out the soup I've been drinking has potato pureed in it.  My calories have been 800 and under and my water has been good.  Should i go back to liquids or sho...

Mom_2_4 wrote a blog post 7 years, 1 month ago
Almost 2 weeks out... - I'm almost two weeks out and getting ready for pureed foods.  Can't wait to have something savory!  I'm amazed at how well I feel.  Have lost 12lbs in 12 days... AWESOME!

Mom_2_4 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Diabetes post vsg....questions - I was sent home from the hospital off all sugar meds and my sugars started creeping up so they put me on a low dose of metformin which i started.  Now my sugars are nearing 200!...

Mom_2_4 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Home and feeling great! - THANK you everyone for your well wishes and good thoughts!  Had my surgery on Wednesday.  Everything went wonderfully!!  Suffered a few bouts of nausea but have overcome!  Getti...

Mom_2_4 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Tomorrow IS the DAY!! - Scheduled for an 8:15 surgery have to be there at 6:30.  I'm as ready as I can be and scared to death!  I know this is the right thing for me and prepared to do the work!  Thank...

Mom_2_4 wrote a blog post 7 years, 1 month ago
Clear liquids for the next week and a half! - Start clear liquids for my pre-op tomorrow...... 5/20  

Mom_2_4 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
I'm really struggling!! - I'm really struggling with the Pre-OP diet!!!  I am, no doubt about it, an emotional eater and I was thinking the Pre-op would give me an opportunity to deal with that head on. ...

Mom_2_4 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
Pre-Op Diet! I'm getting close - Started the Pre-op Diet yesterday and it went pretty well.... Until the weekend..  I managed to do OK but did eat a little today and it was definitely stress eating.  I'm worryi...

Mom_2_4 wrote a blog post 7 years, 2 months ago
Pre-Op Diet - Started the pre-op diet today..... I AM HUNGRY!  But I can do this... Supplemented the Optifast with clear liquids.  This is getting real....

Mom_2_4 wrote a blog post 7 years, 2 months ago
Pre-Op Done.... - Had my pre-op appointment.  Was concerned about the bougie size but thanks to my friends on OH I've decided to trust my doctor's judgment and my ability to stay on plan.  

Mom_2_4 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
My surgeon wants to use a 40 Bougie and I'm concer - Had my pre-op yesterday and my surgeon told me he plans to use a 40 bougie with and over sew.  I'm freaking out.  I know I will be able to drop weight... I'm committed to this l...

Mom_2_4 wrote a blog post 7 years, 2 months ago
Got a DATE!!! - May 22, 2013.   Nervous but excited.  

Mom_2_4 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
I think I might be high!!! - Got my date today --- May 22!  After all this time and research, I can't believe I'm actually going to do this!  Can't wait to drop the weight..... and be the me I used to be......

Mom_2_4 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
I am starting to panic.... - I only have two months left in my required visits and am worried that I'm completely off my rocker.  I have between 80 and 100 lbs to lose to get to normal BMI.  And I'm worried...

Mom_2_4 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Annoyed.... - So here I am in southwest CT and I had an appointment this week for my 6 month consult. Obviously there was a little weather issue ;-p and I could not make it! Now they tell me ...

Mom_2_4 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Two Questions..... - Hi, Have two questions.... 1) How do you change your surgeon's name on your profile?  Found a surgeon much closer to me with more support groups and think I'm going to switch.  2)...

Mom_2_4 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
Hair Loss with VSG - Hi, I'm just curious, how many of you have had issues with hairloss? and, how long does it last?  I know it's an issue with RNY but I'm wondering if it's as bad with VSG. Tha...

Mom_2_4 wrote a blog post 7 years, 9 months ago
Here's a start. - I've been considering WLS for several years. I'm still unsure but have begun the process while l process..  I was underweight for the majority of my life and then developed diabete...

Mom_2_4 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
Why Sleeve vs. RNY? - I'm in the pre-op stage and going back and forth between sleeve vs. RNY.  My co-morbidity's include Diabetes and my surgeon feels RNY is the better way to go.  I feel it might be a...
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