November18 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 6 months ago

Finally! I'm so happy!! I'm at 199.3 but I think that counts!! I'm almost 5 months out and I've been hovering at 202.5 -201 since March 8th!! Actually, I was just below 200 yesterday but waited until today because I didn't believe it. I was beginning t


November18 wrote a blog post 4 years, 7 months ago
4 months out - I'm just over 4 months out. I didn't make my goal of Onederland for St. Patrick's Day, but I'm very close!!! 200.2 this morning! I am the slowest loser in the world but I'm hanging...

November18 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago

Hi, all! Just wondering if anyone else has experienced a drastic change in tastes since surgery? Nothing tastes good to me. I eat because I do have hunger, but I don't really enjoy anything.  I was never a picky eater. Very few things in my life would


November18 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
Drug Interactions? Synthroid & Calcium Citrate - I was just filling out a form to renew my L-Thyroxine( Synthroid) prescription. I noticed on the sheet that comes with the prescription it says: If you use any of the following dru...

November18 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
Vets, Please Tell Your Stall Stories - Hi, All. In my 2nd stall at 2 months out. I'm not freaking out, because I have read enough to know it happens. I am just a "little" obsessed. I love to hear everyone's stories of w...

November18 wrote a blog post 4 years, 9 months ago
7 Weeks Post-Op - Just thought I'd check in with an update. Today is 7 weeks since my surgery. Things are going fine. I've had no physical problems what-so-ever but I'm still waiting for that" I'm s...

November18 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
Happy New Year!! - Happy New Year, Everyone!! Here's to 2015! May it be a great year for all sleevers! ........ those trying to maintain, reach goal, or have surgery! Success to all! I had my 6 week ...

November18 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
Stall Over? - Hip Hip Hooray!  I lost 3 lbs this week after staying the same since December 4th! I will be 6 weeks out on Tuesday. Can I trust that the stall is over? Maybe what I needed was jus...

November18 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
Best Decision I ever Made? - Before I had this surgery, I was on this site reading constantly looking for reassurance. Most posts I read said surgery was the best decision I ever made or my only regret is that...

November18 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
3 Week Stall? - Hi, everyone! I know this is suppose to happen, but I just thought I'd post for all those out there that are 3 or 4 weeks out and might be experiencing the same thing. It's good to...

November18 posted a comment 4 years, 10 months ago
That is amazing! Congratulations! I'm only 3 weeks out with a...

November18 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
10 days out - Is drinking an 11 oz. Premier Protein shake too much at one sitting when I'm only 10 days out? I'm hungry all the time. Went for my 1 week check and told the NP that I was starving...

November18 wrote a blog post 4 years, 10 months ago
10 days Out - I guess I'm doing ok but time seems to be dragging. Physically I'm feeling fine except I move a little slow and I have this constant hunger which makes it hard to get thru each day...

November18 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
Long car rides after surgery - Hi, everyone! Asking for advice again. I was just sleeved 5 days ago and I'm trying decide if I should travel from PA to Boston for Thanksgiving at my daughters. It it normally abo...

November18 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
Pain Meds After Surgery - Hi, I'm 3 days out.Had my surgery on Tuesday. I am still feeling pretty lousy. Not really in pain but very nauseous and unable to get much down. Can't take my pain med because its ...

November18 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
Sleeved!!!! - I  just got home from the hospital and I'm doing very well! Of course, I took the pain medication but I can really say I have not suffered at all ! Operation was 11 am yesterday. M...

November18 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
Post Surgery Vitamins - OMG. Just went to GNC to pick up clear liquid protein drink for first week after surgery. Only thing they had was Isopure so I just bought four 20 ounce bottles. I'm suppose to sta...

November18 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
What should I have in the house for clear liquids - Hi, all! Getting nervous and trying to get prepared. I'm confused about what is considered clear liquids for week 1 out of the hospital. In some of my reading, I see where people d...

November18 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
Site- Help -  Where is the search function on this site?

November18 wrote a blog post 4 years, 11 months ago
8 Days Until Surgery - Really getting nervous. Obsessed with reading posts on this forum. Can't get enough. Pre-op diet is tough for me and I understand I don't have it as bad as most. I am not full liqu...

November18 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
Best Clear Protein Shake - Hi, I'm trying to get ready for first week after surgery. What is the best clear liquid protein shake to buy?  I'm drinking Atkins Chocolate and Premier Protein chocolate for the p...

November18 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
NSV & Nut - I may be dense but I can't figure what these stand for. I know NSV is something good and I think NUT is a Nutrition doctor but I don't have one so I'm wondering what I'm suppose to...

November18 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 12 months ago
Last Test Before Surgery - Hi, Everyone! Ready to leave for my EGD. This will be the final test before surgery! Really nervous and excited! Funny, the anesthesiologist told me to take a Xanax before this an...

November18 posted a discussion topic 5 years ago
The Last Supper - Hi, everyone! I start my 2 week pre-op diet on November 4th. Yesterday I had several pre-op tests and have tests again Thursday and Friday. My problem is I'm getting excited and ne...

November18 wrote a blog post 5 years ago
Finally Feeling Real! - I had my pre-op bloodwork, chest x-ray, ultrasound and final surgeon appointment today. It is really feeling real now!!! I'm a little nervous. Still waiting on cardio approval. Hav...
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