Counting Calories. How many of you count calories vs focusing on protein forward and solely intuitive eating? Can a formerly morbidly obese person be trusted to intuitively eat or should an individual track food and/or also calories? If you do count ca
I am coming back around. What was supposed to be a simple day surgery diagnostic laparoscopy with possible feeding tube placement turned into something much much more complicated.
Some of my bowels were twisting and my surgeon thought that put
I had my scheduled appointment with my specialist with my program on Friday. He was concerned about some things he saw on the CT scan and scheduled a diagnostic laparoscopy and feeding tube placement. These procedures are tomorrow. I am very anxious ba
Just checking in. I spent a week in the hospital for what turned out to be marginal ulcer (or what the GI Dr called stitch ulcers?). I was on PPI post op and am only a few months post revision from sleeve to bypass so was still on the PPI but they have
Okay, I will ask this question by explaining the best I can.
Most of you know my situation but for those who don't, I had some complications after bariatric sleeve surgery that required a revision to a modification mini gastric bypass. My GI
I had a question about fasting blood work. How does that work post op? Right now if I don't eat every few hours I start to feel unwell. I can't imagine fasting 8 or 12 hours right now for bloodwork. What are some things that hav
I hope it is okay I post here. I had a medical bypass. It was not RNY but it was a bypass and since this forum is so active I am hoping to learn from the members here. I am doing well with hydration and protein but right now my g
I am 2 weeks post op from a medical revision from gastric sleeve, (stricture, severe gastritis/GERD, hernia, etc) leading to too much weight loss. I had lost too much weight to have RNY by that point, (safely) and so a very conserva
I am so frustrated. I had VSG about a year ago. I had a great surgeon and followed all the rules of the sleeve, stayed on track with mindset and have worked very diligently to be successful. Along the way I realized that I felt something wasn't quite r
I have tried many vitamins, including bari melts and I can't seem to find one that doesn't make me feel nauseated. I need to be compliant with my vitamins. Does anyone have any suggestions that will help me stabilize my labs and get me on track without
I know what vitamins it is suggested I take after my VSG. I am 7 months post op and have them but I struggle with compliance. Some have suggested setting a timer on my phone. Would other members be willing to share what they take and when as far as thr
I was sleeved on 6/27/17. I did very well on my pre op and stuck to my post op guidelines. I became ill with a back to school cold from my children several weeks ago and ever since then I have really had no desire to eat or drink much if at