Scribbler posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
NSV: I went shopping in my closet! - I know some of y'all can relate! Last night I went to the back of the closet and dragged out all of the clothes that "didn't fit"... of course, now many of them not only fit, but a...

Scribbler posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
Good to hear I'm not the only one! (2 months out! - I'm still only 9 weeks out and I'm sure it will get better... but this is one tough road! My upper back hurts 24/7. I get acid issues at night despite taking 2 PPIs and carafat...

Scribbler posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
4 weeks out, feeling great! - I've lost 20 pounds in 4 weeks - ok, maybe not as fast as SOME of y'all, but for me that's phenomenal. I'm in a little stall right now, but everything (carbs, cals, water etc.) are...

Scribbler posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Made Eggface's ricotta bakes for the family (TW: F - Special occasion. Beneath that yummy melted mozzarella, there's my special recipe marinara, a layer of ricotta, and some of my homemade chicken parmesan as the base. I added pepper...

Scribbler posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Two funny NSFs. Ok, maybe not so funny. Well, funn - NSF = Non-scale fail, as in, unintended and not necessarily positive side effect of weight loss. 1. My hip bones are beginning to stick out more, which makes the bed really uncomf...

Scribbler posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
3 weeks out and ticking along... - Down a few pounds here, and a few pounds there. I think the rate of WL has been really good. The restriction is really kicking in at this point, which is awesome! Today was a firs...

Scribbler posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Body Shaming on An Obesity Board - I'm just posting to say, I disagree with the body shaming that I see sometimes in this forum. Profanity? Dirty jokes? Scatological/biological/blasphemous humor? Bad puns? Bring tha...

Scribbler posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Visit with my PCP, and a family emergency. - My blood pressure is excellent... in the past few years, it's been trending high. Well not anymore! 27 pounds later, I'm running 112/65 or thereabouts. For me, that's phenomenal.  ...

Scribbler posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Looks like Facebook took care of the job of tellin - HAHAHA. Remember how I preferred to keep this surgery as something shared between just myself, my close friends and my family? Yeah. Facebook glitched, the post even said "Share on...

Scribbler posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
CLEARED FOR SOFT PROTEIN. - I went for my two-week followup with the surgeon just now. Weight is down, BP is down, everything looks good, wounds are healed up, and I'm looking fine but a little drained. He de...

Scribbler posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
NSFs: Non-scale Fails - And yes, they are fails that are related to weight loss that aren't shown on your scale. Can anybody tell I tried - TRIED - to get dolled up for a Valentines date? Fail #1: Shavin...

Scribbler posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Gettin' that protein in, yo - I got a bunch of sample packets of pea and hemp protein at the health-food store and sucked some o' those badboys down. They're not so bad - they taste a bit like salty chocolate c...

Scribbler posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Just over a week out. - I'm a little over a week out. I feel GREAT. No, seriously. I do. I think I'm gonna live. The dairy intolerance threw me for a loop, but I'll just try different things and get my p...

Scribbler posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
1 week out... HELP, tummy trouble! - As of this morning, I'm 8 pounds down, but honestly I don't know if that is "good" weight loss or not. I'm having digestive issues. I haven't thrown up ONCE... or even gotten anyt...

Scribbler posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
3 days out and I'm eating... - Ok what's on my menu...? Isopure protein drinks. I like them! I tried the grape, and the orange-banana-pineapple. They are clear, not too sweet, and they go down easily into my ...

Scribbler posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
CHOCOLATE UNJURY IS GROSS!!! - Just had to get that off my (very gassy and burpy) chest!!! At the hospital, it was chocolate Unjury this and chocolate Unjury that! With MILK!!!! I HATE MILK!!!! AAUUUUGH!!!! I n...

Scribbler posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
I am SLEEVED! - The phone's msking it hard to post...  but I made it through surgery just fine and ate a Popsicle just now.  All the staff say I'm doing amazing! 

Scribbler posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
VSG tomorrow!!! - I actually lost OVER 20 pounds in the last month on the pre-op diet... I was doing about 1200cal but then I lost my appetite halfway through so I dropped to 600-800cal... such a bl...

Scribbler posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Ladies: Will they still do your surgery if... - ...it turns out being 'TOM' (and most likely one of your heaviest days) the day of your surgery??? Yeah. GREEEAAT. My cycles are a little bit irregular and unpredictable but I thi...

Scribbler posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Following my EGD, I screwed up. - Before my pre-op EGD, my doctor had me fast for 32 hours. I could drink up to a certain point, but none after midnight the night before my procedure (which was at 4) on Friday. I f...

Scribbler posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Wow! Less than a week to go... - Here is a picture of all my WLS-related junk, ready for my trip to the hospital. All my papers that I'll need, instructions for discharge, my WLS handbook (whatever, they told m...

Scribbler posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Home recipes for diet jello? - I know this is a long shot, buuuuut.... I am allergic to artificial colors and sweeteners (I get lovely migraines). Is there a good recipe anyone can think of to make diet j...

Scribbler posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Some very encouraging news I thought I would pass - Someone whom I am close to had RNY about 10 years ago. Now, I know this forum is for Sleeve patients, but bear with me for juuuust a minute. She is one of the people I know ...

Scribbler posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Well, I suppose I always have been a stair-step lo - *cough* 8 pounds gone on pre-op diet... all at once, too. "And I was worried". Need to update my ticker. I bought myself a small pressie for my upcoming surgery... a Wii U.....

Scribbler posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Stopping When You're Full - Ok, I just ate lunch and put half a bowl of food away when I thought I was satisfied. I'm VERY VERY proud of myself because in the past, I would have just said "meh", killed the...
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