Paul5678 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 6 months ago

Seven years ago I was on 480 units of insulin daily, maximum doses of everything the Dr could give me, sleep apnoea and high blood pressure.  Best estimate was that I'd last five years, and I had an eleven year-old son.

VSG six years ago this m


Paul5678 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
3+ years - 3 years and 3 months since my op.  Recently down another 5 pounds, so over 10 stone lost from my heaviest, 98 pounds since the op.  Now BMI of 29.8 so I'm overweight, BIG DAY!!!...

Paul5678 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
Just an update..... - 2 years and eight months later:-) Today, 140 pounds down, off insulin for over 18 months and sleep apnoea long gone. Shirt was bought in 1985 and not able to be worn un...

Paul5678 posted a comment 7 years, 10 months ago
Nice smile. Bad news - Binty's back!!!

Paul5678 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 12 months ago
Tail bone pain - I'm 2.5 years postop vsg and 100+pounds lost etc. The fly in my ointment is discomfort from my tail-bone when sitting or driving, and I want to start riding a motorcycle next year!...

Paul5678 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 12 months ago
Tail-bone pain! - I'm 2.5 years postop and 100+pounds lost etc.  The fly in my ointment is discomfort from my tail-bone when sitting or driving, and I want to start riding a motorcycle next year!  D...

Paul5678 posted a comment 8 years, 5 months ago
You getting younger, lady?

Paul5678 posted a comment 8 years, 5 months ago
Delightful, and I'm sure a great joy!!

Paul5678 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
Two years post-op and I've lost my son! - Two years post-op, down 126 pounds from my highest weight. This is about the same weight as my son in this picture...... Frightening. Off insulin for 18 months. Was on 480 u...

Paul5678 posted a comment 8 years, 6 months ago
Good to know you're still around. How do you find handling the...

Paul5678 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 10 months ago
20 months post-op - 6 stone weight lost Came off insulin just after Christmas last year Sleep apnoea resolved June this year Down from 18 tablets a day to 3 All blood pressure medication stopped, ...

Paul5678 posted a comment 9 years, 1 month ago
Your posture and smile are so very different. Great work so far!

Paul5678 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 2 months ago
Dukan Diet? - Anyone have any experience of using this diet with a vsg?  It appears to be a low fat varient of Atkins.  I won't be able to read replies until Monday, but don't let that stop you!...

Paul5678 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 4 months ago
First anniversary... - This is me the night before the op... This is me one year on.. 85 pounds weight lost, 2.5 months off insulin, sleep apnoea gone, down from 18 tablets a day to 3, 18 i...

Paul5678 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 4 months ago
New here, first anniversary... - This is me the night before the op... This is me one year on.. 85 pounds weight lost, 2.5 months off insulin, sleep apnoea gone, down from 18 tablets a day to 3, 18 i...

Paul5678 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 4 months ago
One year anniversdary... - This is me the night before the op... This is me one year on.. 85 pounds weight lost, 2.5 months off insulin, sleep apnoea gone, down from 18 tablets a day to 3, 18 i...

Paul5678 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 4 months ago
One year anniversary... - This is me the night before the op... This is me one year on.. 85 pounds weight lost, 2.5 months off insulin, sleep apnoea gone, down from 18 tablets a day to 3, 18 i...

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