OldMedic posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
You CAN do it, it is easier than you think - You CAN make it to goal.  Yes, YOU CAN DO THIS.  It really is not complicated, there are no secrets, no "magic" involved.  The basic system is well known, and it does not in...

OldMedic posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
Bye to Everyone Here - Well, it is long past time I move on.    I have monitored this forum for the past few months, and it's just the same stuff over and over and over again. I put in over 3 years he...

OldMedic posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
There is NO Magic 6 Month or 12 month Weight Loss - Once again, I saw a note that there is some "Magic" period of time where you have to have a certain amount of your weight off, or you will never get it off. That is 100% absolut...

OldMedic posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
Never Give Up, Never Surrender, and NEVER Get Comp - Believe me, you CAN regain weight after the VSG.  All you need to do is to forget to monitor yourself on a regular basis. I have told this story before, but we have a LOT of new...

OldMedic posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
Happy anksgiving, and some advice - A Happy Thanksgiving to everyone here. Don't worry if you eat a piece of pie, or a candied yam, or something else on the "forbidden list".  You have not doomed yourself to failu...

OldMedic posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
"Honeymoon" period, and other lies you h - Lots of people think that there is some "magic" period of time, when they have to get the bulk of their weight off, or they are doomed to never lose it. That is pure, unadultera...

OldMedic posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
Stalls, what to eat and other things of no particu - No matter what you do, stalls are likely to happen.  They occur MUCH more frequently in women than they do in men (the same hormones that keep you alive longer, contribute to this)...

OldMedic posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Private Messages are not the way to go - Recently, I have had a bunch of private messages, wanting me to work with people 1-1 on basic sleeve stuff. It is MUCH better to post your questions, fears, comments, etc on the...

OldMedic posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Why do so many look for all the excuses? - "I just couldn't resist eating ---". "My surgeon used too big of a bougie, so I can't lose weight." I can't live without chocolate (or whatever else)." "I simply can't exe...

OldMedic posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
This is NOT Magic, and Do NOT Comapre yourself to - Losing weight is not for sissies.  It is hard work, and you have to work at it all the time.  The sleeve or the Rny) the D/S, the Band or whatever) is nothing more than a tool to H...

OldMedic posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
How much time do you have, before you won't lose a - From time to time, people ask that question, or one very similar to it. And, you will see a lot of answers along the lines of: 1.  Your optimal weight loss only happens over ...

OldMedic posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
Are you looking to fail? - I see so many posts here (and I receive a lot of private messages) along the lines of:  1) Have I stretched out my sleeve?   2) Am I a failure because i have stalled?  3) Am I doin...

OldMedic posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
How to make Protein Shakes Easier to take , and Ho - Lots of us find protein shakes to be somewhat less than "Gourmet Foods".  I never found any brand that I would call delicious, and several of them I found to be downright gross. ...

OldMedic posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
New Sleevers - You CAN Do This - For all of the newly sleeved (and those who soon will be). I weighed 365.5 pounds, on a 6 foot frame, at the time of my surgery.  I was 65 years old, I HATE exercise in all of i...

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About Me
Alvaton, KY
Location
24.4
BMI
VSG
Surgery
09/15/2008
Surgery Date
May 27, 2008
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