nmscuba posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Great news and some questions too - Well went back to my surgeon this past Monday for my 6 week follow-up. Great news is im about 6 weeks ahead of schedule with eating and exercising Best news is I am no longer on...

nmscuba posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
LOL I grew almost an inch - Well I didn't expect this but it makes sense.  Since I have dropped from 256 in July to 222.5 today I don't know why but I measured my height. I had been 5ft 8 1/2 inches and th...

nmscuba posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Quest protein bars real or hype? - I found these protein bars on the web today, They show 22 grams of Carbs and 18 grams Fiber then say its really only 4 grams of carbs.  So admitting my lack of knowledge here can o...

nmscuba posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Low carb high protein meals link - Im not sure but I think it was Jody a while back asking about some sites with low carb high protein meals. Well I was looking at Carmalitas profile cause she has some great link...

nmscuba posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
What is a typical Sleeve diet plan - Got my sleeve 2 weeks ago and went in for my followup.  Got started on soft foods this week, yogurt, cottage cheese, soft cereals, etc The nut said as a sleever I need to count ...

nmscuba posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Counting with DS and Sleeves - Well went to my two week follow up on Wed and they got me started on soft foods such as cottage cheese, yogurts, cream soups even soft cereals and pretzels, chips etc if they are b...

nmscuba posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
I broke the 50lb barrier - So far so good, Got the sleeve on 9/16 and im losing 1lb every day? Is it normal to lose this fast? Im drinking 6 glasses of water daily, Drinking 4 protein drinks 90 - 120 gram...

nmscuba posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Non Dairy question - Ok, let me start by saying at the hospital the gave me unjury with non dairy that tasted outstanding, It was thick, creamy chocolate.  I asked them what they mixed with it and they...

nmscuba posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Sleeves and vitamins - Well I was suppose to get DS surgery but they were not able to do it once inside so I ended up with the sleeve. What vitamin protocol is everyone following with the sleeve since...

nmscuba posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Went for DS woke up with a Sleeve - Well I went in for my surgery on Sept 16th for DS, but after 5 1/2 hrs on the table he could not do the DS due to some dense internal body fat, some scar tissue from an abdominal i...

nmscuba posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
Ok im less than one week out now - From my surgery and it seems like all I can focus on now is all the food commercials and food channels and the funny thing is it does not make me want to run out an chow down it ma...

nmscuba posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
Vitamins - My DS surgery is Sept 16th.  Since everyone in here has had DS surgery what vitamin schedules do you follow. What I mean is I know some follow Vitaladys which seems like a lot o...

nmscuba posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
One last Vitamin question - Ok, I don't really know how to ask this so I will just put out what I got.  I have know thoughout the yrs like going to the GNC store they want to sell you everything and tell you ...

nmscuba posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
Started my 2 week pre op diet today - Well at least this part is going to be a breeze as you get to eat pretzels, chips, smoothies, pudding etc.  Its the after surgery that I know is going to be tough. But so far 9/...

nmscuba posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
Got the green light today - Well first thank you again to everyone here as it helped me get though the surgeon and the behavorist today due to the knowledge I have learned from all of you :-) Dr K today ex...

nmscuba posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
surgeon and shrink tomorrow, what to expect? - Ok yesterday I saw the internist and got that out of the way. So far my check list is 1. Seminar 2. Primary Cares letter to Insurance 3. 38.9 Bmi with Diabetes, Sleep apnea, a...

nmscuba posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
The dreaded BM questions - First I did post this in the DS surgery forum too so im trying to get as much info as possible. Hi everyone. I hate to get personal here but since im looking into getting the DS...

nmscuba posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
The dreaded BM question - Hi everyone. I hate to get personal here but since im looking into getting the DS surgery and I have done my seminar and have my first Dr apt for Aug 1st I have a question dealing ...

nmscuba posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
First seminar tonight - Ok, heading down to Grand Rapids Mich tonight to attend my first seminar.  Can I expect to gain much info or do they just cover the different types and such?  Its only suppose to l...

nmscuba posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
Vitamins and absorption - Ok, I still have a few questions about vitamins and the quantites taken.  Since I will getting either RNY or hopefull DS surgery I see the malabsorption is higher. So with that ...

nmscuba posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
Cost of protein 2 - Duh, went to edit my last post and accidently deleted it. So let me try this again. Since I have been working out on and off most my life protein drinks have been a main staple ...

nmscuba posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
Muscle and DS surgery - Hi, I have my first WLS seminar next week and I will be getting one of the WLS based on the Drs recommendations, but my hope is for the DS surgery. I am a bulky guy, My bmi i...

nmscuba posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
My labs - These are my lab results.  I have not had any surgery yet, but have my seminar scheduled next week and this was the blood test that was ordered to bring to the seminar 25- hydro...

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nmscuba posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
Hypothyroid and DS surgery - Ok, since im being a sponge and absorbing everything.  How does the DS surgery pan out being Hypothyroid? Since this is the surgery im hoping to have will my dosage have to incr...
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09/16/2011
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