I had my VSG surgery on Dec 2, 2015 and reached my goal in exactly 10 months (oct 2, 2016) I wasn't at my heaviest weight at the time of my surgery. I make sure and stress the "So far" because anytime I have ever started to think I know it all, I mess
I have done well maintaining my weight for the last year. It goes up and down just a few pounds. I have however been so focused on protein and how much I weigh each day and not much else. I just had a blood test and my cholesterol is 400 !. They want t
At about 3 weeks I was told I no longer needed my binder ( for my abdominoplasty) My surgeon said to just wear a compression garment. I was so happy to not have to use the binder anymore that I forgot to ask how long I need the compression garment. I'm
It's time for me to start using the silicone strips that I got from my surgeon. But I have to remove all the glue first. Some of it came off with gentle washing. I just now oiled it, hoping that will help. Any advise as to how to remove the glue. picki
I got my 2nd drain removed yesterday. Such a relief. The right one was the last to be removed, it was starting to pinch. So happy to get it out. I feel so free today. I was able to put on normal clothes and not worry about hiding the drains under super
I'm feeling really well. Better than I expected. But I couldn't keep food down in the beginning. I called the surgeons office and had to change my regular high protein diet for a couple of days to stuff like crackers and toast, poweraide, applesauce.
I'm glad I had vsg. Best thing I ever did. My only problem is I would like to be able to sleep on my back, I had less pain in my neck when I could sleep in that position. Now if I lie on my back I get queasy within a couple of minutes. The only way to