ShelleKarena posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Period Problems.. I need help - So.. I am on depo provera, and was on it years before surgery.  Recently it has gone wonky and I basically have break through bleeding and cramps 90% of the time.  Seriously I h...

ShelleKarena posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
How to help my child not to grow up to be obese? - I have a 6 year old daughter and every day I struggle with her over what she eats.  She gets home from school and wants a snack.  I have gotten things for her that are mostly he...

ShelleKarena posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
I reached my first goal today! - I finally reached that first goal of 50 lbs down.  It is actually 51.6 but who's counting   I want to cry and giggle all at the same time!

ShelleKarena accomplished a goal 6 years, 8 months ago
LOOSE 50 POUNDS

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holy wow! you are looking great!

ShelleKarena posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Finally can fit in Lane Bryant! NSV - So Lane Bryant only carries up to size 28.  I am finally in a size 28!  They may be a little tight in some places but Holy NSV Batman!  From a 34/36 to 28!  I almost cried right...

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ShelleKarena wrote a blog post 6 years, 9 months ago
First Major Stall - So I have hit my first major stall and think I am going through what many have gone through at this time.  I feel like I am going to be the only fat person to ever fail at the s...

ShelleKarena posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
How long do stalls typically last? - I am in my 7th week and have been on a stall for the last 12 days.  Boo

ShelleKarena posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
does anyone follow a vegitarian plan like Dr Garth - I am getting really tired of meat and wondered if anyone follows a vegan or vegitarian diet and still have good results?

ShelleKarena posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
What a difference 2 months make - This Picture was taken at the end of May, about  2 months before pre op started The one below was taken today 6 1/2 we...

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ShelleKarena posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
What body weight scale do you use? - I hate my scale.  It gives different readings back to back.  This morning I stepped on it and it showed a 4 lb loss, and then I stepped on it again and it gave a 3 lb gain and t...

ShelleKarena posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
serious pizza jones, healthier alternative. - I had a serious pizza jones and decided that I had to come up with a healthier alternative.' This is two servings. each serving 96 cals 4 carbs 7 protein  and really cured m...

ShelleKarena wrote a blog post 6 years, 10 months ago
One month post op. - Today I am officially one month out from surgery.  I am a little disappointed by my wl this month.  I managed to lose 18.4 lbs which is about 4 lbs per week.  I know that this i...

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ShelleKarena posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
eating too fast and some stomach soreness. - I got a little too excited about lunch earlier and ate too quickly. I have learned my lesson and I WILL NOT DO THAT AGAIN!    Of course my stomach hurt because I put too much in...

ShelleKarena wrote a blog post 6 years, 10 months ago
This is not a diet - I have never in my life been able to stay on a diet.  I think this must be the same for just about everyone who has gone through WLS.  The word "diet" is such a loaded word and ...

ShelleKarena posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
When are treats ok? - So I took my daughter and husband to get frozen yogurt tonight.  I noticed that they have fat free frozen yogurt.  There are carbs because it is not sugar free and there is a "b...

ShelleKarena wrote a blog post 6 years, 10 months ago
A Better Day - So I am feeling better today than I did a few days ago.  I have figured out that my body likes to retain water for a few days and also keep me at the same weight for a few days ...

ShelleKarena wrote a blog post 6 years, 10 months ago
3 week rant - Ok so I have lost 15 pounds since surgery about 3 weeks ago.  I know everyone says how good this is, but I lost most of that in the firt 2 weeks.  I was losing every single day ...

ShelleKarena posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
Sleevegirl out of surgery - According to her husband, she is out of surgery and everything went well.

ShelleKarena posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
Not losing as quickly as I want to Exercise? - Ok I know that everyone loses at a different rate. With that being said, I have only lost 15 or so pounds since I had my surgery 3 weeks ago.   I have also not been doing any ex...
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