mpafford posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
Extra Slow Losers - Ok, so I had revision from band/sleeve 11 months ago. I lost all the weight 31 lbs in the first 2 months. NOW NADA. I know they say when you are not a virgin WLS you will lose slow...

mpafford posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
Need Help with appeal - I need some help. I had lap band in 2005. The past several years I have had a slip/and developed reflux. Ok, so back in August of 13 I had an EDG done to see what was causing the ...

mpafford posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
5 Week PO progress - Today I am 5 weeks PO band/sleeve. Wearing a dress with a little cute belt, yes, a belt. Have not worn a belt in so many years. Also, bought my first knee boots. Never able ...

mpafford posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
First "read" food - Hello all you guys. Ok, so I am 4.5 weeks out, and I have no idea what I am suppose to start eating on Monday. I have been on the blenderized  food for the past 2 weeks, and...

mpafford posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Double NSV - Yesterday was 4 weeks PO band to sleeve revision. Today I put on a pair of pants I bought over 2 yrs ago hoping to wear to a special function. Well, since they were like a secon...

mpafford posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Band out, sleeved and feeling great! - Hey everyone.   I had revision from band to sleeve, and hernia repair on 9/10/13. 3 weeks out, 20 lbs gone, and feeling great. I started back to the gym yesterday. O...

mpafford posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
3 Weeks out, and feeling GREAT! - Hello peeps. Well, 3 weeks ago, I had the band removed, sleeved, and hernia repair. I feel great....... no joke.   Went back to the gym this morning. I actually wa...

mpafford posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
2 weeks PO feeling Great! - Well, hard to believe its been 2 weeks since my revision from band to sleeve. Still on the liquids, and getting pretty board. But only 6 more days and I can move on to puree...

mpafford posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Why Can't we drink wine/liquor - I know there must be some great reason why we are not suppose to drink wine/liquor for 3 months out, but what is the reason? I am just 2 weeks out, and we went to a get toge...

mpafford posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Band out, Sleeved, and back to work! - Hey there, ] So I can't remember if I already posted, (no computer at home) But I am 6 days out band removal, lots of scar tissue, Sleeved, and Huge Hernia repair;. Stay...

mpafford posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Band gone, sleeved, and back to work - Hello all good peeps. Well I had my band removed last Tuesday, sleeved, hernia repair, (huge) and have had a fairly easy time of it. The 24 hrs without anything in my mo...

mpafford posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Tomorrow is my day! - Have to be at the hospital at 4:30 in the morning for the removal of my band and the sleeve. Very excited, but also scared a bit. I have all the faith in my surgeon, the hos...

mpafford posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Tomorrow is my day! - Have to be at the hospital at 4:30 in the morning. Surgery at 6:30. Never knew they started that early.   I am ready............ happy to get this band out and the next ...

mpafford posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Still having lots of gaging at night on the liquid - Day 3 of the pre-op liquid diet. STILL having bad reflux and gaging at night, all night. I thought that since I was just taking in liquids this would stop but has not. A...

mpafford posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Nothing to drink ALL day the day of surgery???? - Had my pre-op appointment Tuesday and my class. Found out that I cannot have anything to drink, no ice NADA until the next day when I have the leak test. I am not sure I...

mpafford posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Pre Op diet started. - Just 6 days and I will have this (*&K band removed and sleeved. Started the liquid diet today. Not so bad, but I always had a shake for breakfast anyway with the band. Went ...

mpafford posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Vitamins What kind? - I will be sleeved on Sept 10 after band removal. YAY. I know I have a class to take but not till the 3rd. Wondering what kind of vitamins everyone took? and did you have...

mpafford posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Got a date - So takled to Drs office after coming home from EDG, and they are pushing me thru all the appointments, cardiac, labs, xray, nut class and set for Sept 10!!! Yay. I will get this #@...

mpafford posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
EDG done - Have my EDG this morning, band so tight Dr unable to get into stomach. No erosion that she could see, but still had food in pouch. Said I need removal ASAP. cardiac Dr Wednesday. H...

mpafford posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
If removal of my band is medically necessary, why - I have had my band for 8 years. Was self pay. I have different medical insurance, but they also have WLS exclusion. Having a lot of problems with reflux and gaging. Havi...

mpafford posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Dr office has me frecked out! - So last night I had a very bad night with the coughing/reflux. I mean bad. I did not sleep a wink. Set up for Endoscopy tomorrow early. I called the Dr. office and told ...

mpafford posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Endoscopy tomorrow, and problems - I have my endoscopy tomorrow am. Last night I had a real bad time with the gagging, coughing, reflux. up all night. It was even coming out my nose. I called the Dr. and ...

mpafford posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Anyone 8 years plus out and NOT had problems - I was the biggest cheerleader for the Lap Band and had great weight loss with it. Although I never made it to goal before I developed a dilation, 4.5 years ago . In that time, I...

mpafford posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
The worst reflux yet - Ok, so I have been lurking on here for the past 6 weeks. Banded in 2005 great weight loss, then, 4-5 yrs ago, dilation, then slowly gaining weight, (40lbs) OK, so I have...

mpafford posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Someone posted a grocery list - I was on here last week and saw a post for a must have grocery list for the sleevers. Anyone have that, I can't find it.   Thanks,  
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