nmrudge posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Hard not to be satisfied - I started this weight loss journey at 325lbs.  Now I'm at 197lbs after having lost 128lbs.  I've met my initial goal of getting under 200lbs but yet I'm still considered overwei...

nmrudge posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
6 month post op with pics - I'm six months out so I decided to post some update pics.  I'm down 99lbs since surgery and a total of 124lbs.  I have before pics on my profile.      

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nmrudge posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
So there's that... - I weighed myself this morning and have lost 104 lbs!  I'm so grateful I had the opportunity to have surgery and know for a fact I couldn't have done this on my own.  The funny t...

nmrudge posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
OT-Lasagna made with Zucchini - I'm trying a new lasagna recipe made with zucchini instead of noodles.  Has anyone else made this before?  If so, how do you keep the zucchini from watering down the entire dish...

nmrudge posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Stop losing weight - How is this done once you reach goal?  Is it a process of finding the right caloric level and exercise?  Right now I'm eating between 800-1000 calories and exercising 5 days a w...

nmrudge posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Half way to goal - Hit the scale this morning and weighed 250lbs!  Down from 325lbs.  That's 75lbs lost and 75lbs to go!!

nmrudge posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Poll Question - I'm curious to know which factor listed below do you attribute most of your weight lose to since starting your VSG journey?  Obviously, a good combination of all three will lead...

nmrudge posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
OT-Use only movie titles to describe your sex life - In honor or Valentine's Day, I thought I'd have a little fun and have anyone who is comfortable sharing, to describe their love life using movie titles only. I will go first... ...

nmrudge posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
PPI's - For those who are further out than I am, are you still taking your PPI?  I'm on Protonix twice a day and just wondered if this is temporary or something I will take forever.  Th...

nmrudge posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Just one glass of wine? - So I have a wedding this weekend and the thought of having a glass of wine with dinner has crossed my mind.  I'm 7 weeks out and as of this morning, I'm 37 lbs down since surger...

nmrudge posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
WLS & acne - Anyone's face breakout like a teenager after surgery?  Mine has and it's driving me nuts.  I'm 35 but look 15.  Haven't had a breakout problem since high school.  Just wondered ...

nmrudge posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
Who has room for food!! - I'm 5 weeks out and have lost 32 lbs since surgery and a total of 57 lbs overall.  My Nut wants me at 100g of protein, 80oz of water and between 800-1000 calories a day.  I exer...

nmrudge posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
War - I swear there is a war going on in my stomach.  Everyday since surgery (12/10) I've felt and heard everything that I've ate or drank get digested in my belly.  It's annoying but...

nmrudge posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
Vitamins - Hey everybody! I was sleeved on 12/10 and am down 29lbs since surgery.  I'm averaging over 60oz of fluids and 50 grams of protein per day.  I feel fine except for one thing....

nmrudge posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Stage 2 Diet - I see my surgeon on Tuesday for my 1 wk post op check-up.  My understanding is, as long as everything is ok, he will give me the ok to advance my diet to Stage 2.  Which are sof...

nmrudge posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
When do I step on the scale? - I was sleeved on Monday and am being discharged as I type this.  I was just curious when people starting weighing themselves again.  I know there is some swelling that still nee...

nmrudge posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Day 3 Post Op - My surgery was Monday and I'm still in the hospital.  I'm hoping to go home tomorrow. Everything went well surgically with no complications.  I'm having trouble getting in all m...

nmrudge posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
1 week & counting - My surgery is next Monday.  I'm not nervous but just anxious.  I started this journey back in March and it's finally here.  I just can't wait.  I started week two of my pre-op d...

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About Me
IL
Location
25.8
BMI
VSG
Surgery
12/10/2012
Surgery Date
May 04, 2012
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