psren13 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 5 months ago

I had noticed a few years back that when I ate or drank anything much with Splenda in it, it caused me belly distress, grumbling, noisy, gassy, etc.  Had forgotten about it.  Had VSG on the 11th so of course anything has splenda in it.  Back to disttes


psren13 wrote a blog post 4 years, 5 months ago
FIRST POST OP BLOG - Well today is day 4 from my VSG surgery.  How do I feel?  What thoughts have gone through my head these past couple of days.  To the most part I just wanted to sleep so as to get t...

psren13 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 5 months ago

Well I do believe my swelling from the surgery has gone down somewhat.  Up until this afternoon, I only took very small amounts at a time.  Never large gulps, but could tell it was a little too much due to pressure and uncomfortableness.  Never got the


psren13 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 5 months ago

Hope this works.  Trying to add lbs lost and lbs to go ticker to signature.  If it doesn't work, I need help.  BTW Have a beautiful day


psren13 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 5 months ago

It being the weekend, I canno get hold of my surgeon to ask this.  So here I go again.  His plan is clear liquids for 2 weeks, no jello, no strained soups, etc, just clear (juice, gatorade, etc).  Why do some allow such things as strained soup, greek y


psren13 wrote a blog post 4 years, 5 months ago
Here I am on the JOURNEY - Had my surgery Wednesday the 11th.  All went well.  Came home Thursday evening.  Sleeping Thurs and Fri quite a bit.  No surprises.  I started my journey with a lot of education bo...

psren13 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 5 months ago

Had my surgery Wednesday the 11th.  All went well.  Came home Thursday evening.  Sleeping Thurs and Fri quite a bit.  No surprises.  I started my journey with a lot of education both in youtube and here.  Here on OH is where I gained the most education


psren13 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 5 months ago

Good Morning.  Well the day has finally arrived.  I will leave the house here in a little over an hour to head to my SURGERY.  Still not nervous.  Took my shower.  Packing what few things I need including my BIPAP.  Then I am off.  It is an exciting ti


psren13 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 5 months ago

do you know what size bougie your doctor used on you?  Other than 32fr?  Mine is using a 36fr and I can't talk him into anything smaller.  If you had  larger than the 32, how is your weight loss?  Maintenance?  etc?  Thanks


psren13 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 5 months ago

Well, here it is the evening before my surgery... FINALLY.  I am not nervous a little excited.  I have done so much research  on many sites and feel prepared.  I am sitting here saying bye bye to the rotund belly that has been with me for many years 


psren13 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 5 months ago

I LOVE Miralax!!!  Along with the high proteins and low carbs (even though I always meet and sometimes exceed) the 64oz s day of water comes unfriendly occasional) constipation.  Also comes ketosis, which is a state your body tends to go into when your

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