Rothsteh posted a comment 4 years, 8 months ago
I was ready after one week.

Rothsteh wrote A Weekend away 4 years, 8 months ago

Well four weeks out today and still on soft foods I went away with the family for the weekend to Mystic, CT. Finding foods was challenging but not impossible. The first day for lunch we went to a r...

Rothsteh has a new goal: ride a bicycle 4 years, 8 months ago

Rothsteh posted a discussion topic 4 years, 8 months ago

Hey guys,


One more thing I am noticing is that when I am around food my mouth still waters. I have noticed that if I take a deeper look its usually not hunger but I just need to look past it. This is annoying and I assume is psycholog

Rothsteh posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago

Hey guys,


I recently progressed to soft foods two weeks out. What sounds dumb is I still cannot tell what full feels like. I take small bites and time myself to no more than 30 minutes and just stop then. I still do not see those cues

Rothsteh posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago

Hey guys,

I was sleeved on Monday the 27th. This morning I woke up with a dry mouth and a foot cramp. To me that sounds like dehydration. I have been drinking sufficient liquids about 68-75oz per day including my liquid diet. 

Am I doin

Rothsteh wrote Tomorrow is a week with a sleeve!!!! 4 years, 9 months ago

The pain really does go away fast. I took the pain meds last night, but will not take them again tonight as it feels fine. I keep seeing people not being able to take in their fluids. I have not ha...

Rothsteh posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago

Hi all,


i did did it I got sleeved on Monday. Anyway the pain is getting less and less. Still there, still not ready to sleep in my bed due to the pain but progressing every day. My question is how long does the pain last?

Rothsteh wrote Tomorrow is the day 4 years, 9 months ago

Well the day is here. 12 hours from now I should be under anesthesia and on my way to a new me (Not that I havent been losing weight already). Anyway I can hardly wait to get this over with at this...

Rothsteh wrote 5 Days to go 4 years, 9 months ago

I just got my Primary Physicians clearance today. Just ahve one more appointment with the Surgeon and then it is off to get it done on Monday. After starting this process in April of 2015, it seems...

Rothsteh posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago

Hey all,


Down to one week before my Sleeve on 6/27. SOOOO many emotions flying through me right now. 1/3 excited, 1/3 anxious as this was supposed to be done in February but delayed due to a perforated colon, and 1/3 scared crapless b

Rothsteh wrote 3 weeks to go 4 years, 10 months ago

started the liquid diet his week as per doc. I really just want the time to pass as quickly as possible and have this done. In 6 days I've lost 20.2 pounds. Can't wait to have the surgery. 

Rothsteh posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago

Hi All,

i have taken the roundabout way to get here. I was originally scheduled to be sleeved in February of this year. On January 29th I went for my final Pre Op meeting with the surgeon. I had a bit of a stomach ache and let her know. She too

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