rbrown116 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
"Batwings" = the damn devil! - At 25 years old, I have always had large, flabby arms. Now that I'm losing weight rather quickly, the batwings are here - and I'm afraid they are here to stay.  I met with P...

rbrown116 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
The constipation topic! (sorry everyone) - I am about a month and a half out from surgery, and holy constipation! I'm just curious as to how often others are taking Colace/stool softener.. I don't want to take it every d...

rbrown116 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
One month out today :) - I am down 25.6lbs since surgery, and I feel pretty great! I haven't posted a lot on here since surgery, because I've read up a lot and knew that everyone was different. However,...

rbrown116 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
First time getting sick post-op :( - I had my morning water this morning, took my B12 followed by my multi-vitamin.. it was SUPER sweet this morning for some reason, and it instantly didn't really sit well. I decid...

rbrown116 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
Day 4 post op.. not hungry - I've tried to go back and read through some posts, but I really didn't see anyone else say that they weren't hungry at this point. I've been trying to get my water in, but I hav...

rbrown116 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Information overload.. - I have been "studying" for close to a year now, and my surgery is scheduled for a few weeks from now. I think I've gotten to the point now where I am over thinking things. NOT G...

rbrown116 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
b-12 - My surgeon's office suggests that we have sublingual b-12, however when I bought mine I just bought one gummy kind and a big bottle of regular pills. Is there a specific reason ...

rbrown116 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Ursodiol (Actigall) and Omeprazole (prilosec) - I was just prescribed these two medications from my surgeon (pre-op), and I'm not sure what time of day I should be taking them. I've checked over my information, and it does no...

rbrown116 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
Tips for success?? - For those of you who have done exceptionally well, what are your tips for success? I'm talking those who have lost 100lbs in 6 months, made it to goal after a year, etc (those a...

rbrown116 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
Implanon (birth control) after WLS -   I'm scheduled to get Implanon birth control inserted tomorrow morning, and I'm starting to get worried. A girl that I work with had WLS and said that, because of the rapid...

rbrown116 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
Implanon after WLS - I'm scheduled to get Implanon birth control inserted tomorrow morning, and I'm starting to get worried. A girl that I work with had WLS and said that, because of the rapid weigh...

rbrown116 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
Throwing it out the window.. - Anybody else just completely throw their care out the window before surgery? I already did my 6 month diet, etc. and now I'm just waiting for my surgery to be scheduled with a d...

rbrown116 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
switching surgeon? - I've already been approved for my surgery, but the surgeon's office won't allow payments to be made (out of pocket has to be paid upfront). I'm considering switching surgeons.. ...

rbrown116 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
getting really discouraged - Well.. this sucks. I need about $1600 upfront for my surgery, and they don't take payments. My boyfriend doesn't have a job, his unemployment is running out in a few weeks, and ...

rbrown116 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Picky eater - My surgery is scheduled for 6/21, and I'm feeling fairly confident in things except one area: food.  I'm a very picky eater, and I'm soo worried that once I'm able to have "...

rbrown116 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
I've been approved!!!! - I just got my approval papers in the mail, and my surgery is scheduled for June 21st!!! My info was submitted to insurance on 4/1 and it was approved on 4/4 -- can't believe it ...

rbrown116 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
What do I/we choose? - I've submitted all of my info to insurance for the VSG. My boyfriend had his first doctor appointment today for his 6 months of weigh-ins, and she recommended  that he has gastr...

rbrown116 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
looking for my fitness pal friends!! - I'm needing some extra encouragement, as I've been slacking a lot this past week!! Feel free to add me on here, and on MFP: rbrown116  

rbrown116 added a goal 6 years, 8 months ago
Lose 25lbs in the next 6 weeks

rbrown116 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
You've gotta be kidding me.. - So I have about $1400 of my out of pocket that still needs to  be met for the year. I'm hoping to have my surgery in the next few months (June maybe).. so that's not a whole lot...

rbrown116 wrote a blog post 6 years, 8 months ago
No blog here.. - I already have a blog started on WordPress - so check it out!    http://rbrown116.wordpress.com

rbrown116 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Full liquid stage - I keep looking over this and confusing myself. This is the suggested meal plan for the full liquid stage. I thought the protein shakes would be considered my meals, but it seems...

rbrown116 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Discussing the unmentionables.. - I had read a lot of people say that they wished they would have started their protein earlier before surgery, so last week I started trying out protein shakes to get the hang of...

rbrown116 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Months before surgery - Sorry if this question might be posted somewhere else, but with so many posts  it's hard to go through all of them!!  I am currently doing my 6-month diet with my PCP, and I...
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