ms.sleeve posted a discussion topic 3 weeks, 1 day ago

It's been 4 months since VSG surgery and I've lost a smidge over 75 lbs.

Which means I am now in the 150's.

159.7 lbs, to be exact (down from 235 on the first day of my pre-op diet 4 months ago).

The 150's has historically been

ms.sleeve posted a discussion topic 3 months, 3 weeks ago


After what felt like a never-ending week of being within ONE POUND of my first goal, this morning, my trusty scale says I am at last under 200 lbs.

Why hello 199.6 lbs.

Hope to leave you far behind shortly.


ms.sleeve posted a comment 4 months, 1 week ago
Ah! I Dr. Starr was my surgeon as well. He's great.

ms.sleeve wrote Moved... 4 months, 1 week ago

So I've moved my blog to somewhere a little more accessible:

ms.sleeve posted a discussion topic 4 months, 2 weeks ago

Am curious because...

I am only at the full fluids stage, and since yesterday have been able to drink much more and much faster than just after surgery.

My Dr.'s handouts say I should eat/drink my "meals" 30ml/1oz every 15 mins, up to a

ms.sleeve wrote (Day 6) There is a Jelly Belly growing on my tummy 4 months, 3 weeks ago

Or at least that is what it looks like.  It's got a very light pink tinge to it, so my guess is it's Bubble Gum flavoured.

About 1/2 an inch to the left of one of my incisions (not the annoy...

ms.sleeve wrote on YonniJ's support wall 4 months, 3 weeks ago
How are you holding up?

ms.sleeve wrote (Day 5) Today, Laughter is NOT the Best Medicine. 4 months, 3 weeks ago

Normally, I love myself a good, just-can't-stop, pee-in-your-pants, uncontrollable, tear-inducing laugh.  But when I'm still in pain from this surgery, not so much.

A while back something ha...

ms.sleeve wrote (Day 4) VSG Thoughts On a Lazy Sunday Morning.... 4 months, 3 weeks ago


  • I am not hungry.  However, first thing in the mornings, I think I feel hungry.  But after some thoght about what I'd like to eat, I...

ms.sleeve wrote (D-Day) Surgery! 4 months, 3 weeks ago

Okay,  I was just not in the mood to write any blog posts at the time, but I'm feeling better now, so here we go...

So I walked into the hospital at 10am on Wednesday, October 24, then walke...

FreedomGirl wrote 4 months, 4 weeks ago
Good luck with your surgery!!! Be strong and stay positive always!

ms.sleeve wrote on VSGmimi2018's support wall 5 months ago
have a good surgery day :)

ms.sleeve wrote (T-3 Days) Part 2: Dinner with Friends who don't know 5 months ago

Yesterday, I went out to a resturant with some friends who ate dinner.  

All the friends at the table know about my journey to get weight loss surgery, however, all but one know of my acutal...

ms.sleeve wrote (T-3 Days) I actually like Optifast. 5 months ago

I may be in the minority here, but Optifast isn't so bad.  As a matter of fact, I can actually say I look forward to having my shakes!  Seeing as I have to have 4 a day, this is a good thing :)


ms.sleeve wrote on YonniJ's support wall 5 months ago
Me too :) Let me know how it goes for you!

YonniJ wrote 5 months ago
Heyyy!!! We're Sleeve sisters!!! I'm holding up so far! Can't wait for next week! We can do this!

ms.sleeve posted a comment 5 months ago
Its Oct are in your second day! how are you doing?

ms.sleeve wrote ObesityHelp's Latest Member: Blog Post #1 5 months ago

Figured I'd document my experience and what better place than here?

The forums on Obesity Help has provided me with a wealth of information, so its only fair that I return the favour.