psren13 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 5 months ago

May 6th will be 8 weeks since surgery for me.  It is hard to believe that it has already been that long.  Been some bumps in the road for sure but nothing insurmountable, all a learning (and growth) experience.  My oldest


psren13 posted a comment 4 years, 5 months ago
So very exciting it is. You are doing great. Keep up the pace,...

psren13 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 6 months ago

Well today is my 6 week surgiversary.  I went to see my surgeon yesterday and my head was so big by the time I left the office, I thought I would burst.. My weight was 211 there but today I went to my PCP and weight there


psren13 posted a comment 4 years, 6 months ago
YOU LOOK GREAT!!!!

psren13 posted a comment 4 years, 6 months ago
my b**bs now stick out further than my belly..

psren13 wrote a blog post 4 years, 6 months ago
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY..04/18/15 - Feeling pretty good today so far.  The diarrhea finally cleared up on day 3 but a little nausea remained for a couple of days. Need to get my house in order.  Youngest daughter, so...

psren13 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 6 months ago

Today I stopped by our local Dollar General store for a few cleaning supplies.  The lady that always gives me a hug was walking out the door talking on her phone.  She smiled and stopped talking and said, "Well hi there S


psren13 wrote a blog post 4 years, 6 months ago
DON'T FEEL GOOD RIGHT NOW - The past couple of days have not been too good.  My energy is down, I have had baddd diarhhea. I mean like it sounds like I am peeing type of runs.  Not eating much for sure.  Had ...

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psren13 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 6 months ago

Finally bm today (been 4/5 days) so feeling a little less bloated. (I know TMI) I'm keeping carbs down to 40, barely meeting 60 of protein, and at least 45 to 60 of water which I know is not enough.  Weight is not going too far right now.   Food seems


psren13 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 6 months ago
<address>Finally bm today (been 4/5 days) so feeling a little less bloated. (I know TMI) I'm keeping carbs down to 40, barely meeting 60 of protein, and at least 45 to 60 of water which I

psren13 wrote a blog post 4 years, 6 months ago
HOW TO COOK FOR ME AND ELIZABETH - Finally pooped today (been 4/5 days) so feeling a little less bloated.  I'm keeping carbs down to 40, barely meeting 60 of protein, and at least 45 to 60 of water which I know is n...

psren13 wrote a blog post 4 years, 6 months ago
A LITTLE BLOATED FEELING TODAY - Having a little problem with feeling bloated today.  Hard to get enough food in.  Only 15 carbs today according to my fitness pal.  Did get in adequate protein.  i think I started ...

psren13 posted a comment 4 years, 6 months ago
you looking great

psren13 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 6 months ago

I just came back from the gym and fixed myself a deli-meat rollup  of 2 slices turkey and 2 slices ham with a wedge of laughing Cow PepperJack cheese spread throughout.  Was sitting here eating it, had about an inch left,


psren13 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 6 months ago

I had my "sleeve" 3 weeks ago today...Since the beginning of my journey in January I have lost about 31 lbs.  Since surgery about 21lbs.  Yay me.. Considering my age that's not a bad start.  I have gotten the restriction


psren13 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 6 months ago

Good morning.  Happy Sunday to y'all..I am 18 days out and feeling good.  I am in the Newport/Morehead City area.  Dr Johnson was my surgeon.  I am trying to make a double ticker for my signature so please bear with me.</


psren13 wrote a blog post 4 years, 7 months ago
FIRST POST OP DR VISIT - 3/24/2015  Had my first post op dr visit.  Official weight is 223lbs.  Dr was very pleased considering it had only been 13 days since surgery.  All in all I have been feeling prett...

psren13 wrote a blog post 4 years, 7 months ago
UPDATE FROM SURGERY - Feeing a little nauseated and bloated tonight..Otherwise feeling pretty good.  Weight is doing ok.  Going to dr tomorrow for first post-op check in.  Haven't taken any meds in seve...

psren13 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago

Know something else that will help keep you on track and a reality check?  Walking through the regular clothes department of Walmart.. seeing the new bathing suits and cute tops... Get out of the PLUS sizes... Yep, that's what I'm aiming for


psren13 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago

Since Greek Yogurt is on my liquids, do I still need to wait 30 mins after to drink water?


psren13 wrote a blog post 4 years, 7 months ago
IT'S AMAZING - Yesterday was my first day off clear liquids and I had the best tasting thinned oatmeal I have EVER had.  Granted higher in carbs but when only eating a little bit at a time Dr isn...

psren13 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago

Yesterday was my first day off clear liquids and I had the best tasting thinned oatmeal I have EVER had.  Granted higher in carbs but when only eating a little bit at a time Dr isn't so concerned about carbs at this point


psren13 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago

OMG..best thinned oatmeal I have EVER had!!!   Graduated today off the clear liquids.  Yay.. Now perhaps can start figuring out stuff without the Splenda in it.  Oh BTW you CAN chew thinned oatmeal.  Not trying to be too


psren13 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago

I realized today why my belly is do "talkative" and grumbly.  It hasppened to me a few years back when I worked in SC and traveled up to NC every other 4 day weekend to visit family and would ear half a bag of the SF sugar wafers.  It's the Splenda.  A

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