~~Sami~~ *. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 8 months ago
Camping and DS - My kids are really getting into scouts, and I'm wondering if any of you have gone camping with a DS.  Just wondering how the bathroom situation would work, etc.   Strang...

~~Sami~~ *. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
Almond Flour and Coconut Flour -- OK? - Was wondering how those two products sat with you. Almond flour is basically ground almonds.... with skins or without. Coconut flour is similar, only the finely ground, ...

~~Sami~~ *. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
Fiber? - In my years off and on this board, I've heard lots of people talk about counting their protein intake or carbs intake.  I've rarely heard fiber mentioned. (I think I can rem...

~~Sami~~ *. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
Vitamin D, PTH, and B12 Issues - I am 5 years out from my VSG and seriously considering adding the DS. My surgeon had me do 6 month post-surgery blood work after my surgery--and even in that short time, I w...

~~Sami~~ *. posted a discussion topic 9 years ago
VSG to DS Revision - I'm looking at my third bariatric surgery. :( I had a Band installed in 2001... removed 2008 and revised to a VSG. I lost a lot slower with my VSG than most, and not as ...

~~Sami~~ *. posted a discussion topic 9 years, 2 months ago
Looking for VSG to DS People, Plus ? Re: Post-Op D - I had a Band back in 2001 and was revised to a VSG in 2008.  I didn't do fab with either...but good enough to be happy for awhile.  With the VSG, I actually got down to 190 (yip...

~~Sami~~ *. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 11 months ago
3 Years Post VSG, 10 Years Post Lap-Band -  Hi All: I don't come to the boards much anymore, but now that I'm considering plastics, I'm starting to look around again. :) So, I had a Lap-Band placed in June 2001 right ...
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