shorty71 posted a discussion topic 5 years ago
12 Week update with pics :) - I feel great.  No regrets at all.  Only wish I had gotten VSG years ago.  Still can't figure out how to insert pics in this post to check my pics on my page

shorty71 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
10 Week postop Update :) - It's been almost 11 weeks (this Tuesday) since my surgery.  I am down 40.8 lbs.  I have never been able to lose this much weight on my own before.  I feel great!  No more feet swel...

shorty71 wrote a blog post 5 years, 1 month ago
061/14/2014 update - It's been almost 11 weeks (this Tuesday) since my surgery.  I am down 40.8 lbs.  I have never been able to lose this much weight on my own before.  I feel great!  No more feet swel...

shorty71 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
That sensation in your stomach... - I get a weird feeling in my stomach. Not really a hunger pang but I know I need to eat something. But even when I eat the feeling in my stomach is weird. Not painful and not very p...

shorty71 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
I have a bad cold. Struggling today - I have a bad cold. Stuffy funny nose fever and aches. No appetite at all. This morning I woke up fork ducing lots of saliva. I ended up getting sick and puked just yellow stomach a...

shorty71 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
Progress pics. Can you see the difference? - I uploaded a new picture on my profile. I couldn't attach it here. Please check it out and tell me what you think. The one on the right was taken at my highest weight of 214. The ...

shorty71 uploaded a photo 5 years, 1 month ago

shorty71 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
I'm 6 weeks post op today. Results are... - Today I'm 183.6. Down 30lbs!  Whoohoo!  26 since surgery day.    I can can feel my ribs!  

shorty71 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
After sleeve what can you not tolerate if anything - I'm almost 5 weeks out. I'm in stage 5I haven't had any probls since the past couple of weeks.  Yesterday I had some pork. Really soft and moist. After about 10minutes I felt a bu...

shorty71 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
4 weeks post op today :). Results - I'm down 25.8 lbs. so excited!   Highest weight 214 preop weight: 209 today: 188.2

shorty71 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
Just in case you're not aware of this.. - My nutritionist gave me this but it was not a good quality copy.  They have it on this site as well.  This is going to be great when dining out http://www.obesityhelp.com/magazine...

shorty71 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
Had my first experience with.... - Foamies and vomiting  Had a scrambled egg with a very small amount of shredded cheddar cheese. I was so so thirsty that I took a sip of water maybe 10 minutes after eating. That w...

shorty71 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
Started purée/mushy. Need help with question pleas - I started purée and mushy stage today. I made a scramble egg with cheese. It was moist. Started eating it slowly chewing really good. Went down good and then all of a sudden about ...

shorty71 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
Had my post op appointment today - Lost 14 since my preop appointment. Doc said that's very good and in his opinion a lot since I'm a lightweight.   I'll take it!  Took a comparison picture yesterday and there is d...

shorty71 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
Constipation? - Prior to surgery I had IBS.  Going 3-4 times a day was normal. Now since the sleeve I'm constipated!  Ouch!  I didn't think I'd have constipation with the sleeve.  Not wanting to t...

shorty71 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
What to expect on purée? Tips and suggestions ple - I have my post op in Wednesday. I should be starting purée and I CAN' WAIT!  Looking forward to having some real food :). Any suggestions and tips?  What were your favorites?  What...

shorty71 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
Help with ticker - I can't get my ticker to show where I am at now?  How much more to go from where I started to where my goal is? Can someone help me out with that? Thanks

shorty71 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
What's that gurgling sound all about? - Why does my stomach gurgle/growl WHILE eating?  Never hear anything before I eat but as soon as I'm drinking something it gets loud!  That's going to be embarrassing once I go back...

shorty71 wrote a blog post 5 years, 3 months ago
1 week post op update:) - Highest weight 215 preop weight(morning of surgery) 209 1 week post op: 196.6

shorty71 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
One week Post op results :). So excited - My highest weight was 215. Preop visit I was 109. I weighed myself today at exactly one week post op and I weigh 196.6. So excited!   i have to update my tickers!

shorty71 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
Need new ideas for stage 3 full liquid - I'm sick of protein shakes!  I can do about one a day. Have to force the second one.  I like thetomato  soup and chicken broth. Any other ideas?

shorty71 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
Post op feet swelling??? - Anyone have this?  My right foot is swollen. The left is slight. Yesterday before I got discharged the nurse said it was normal since I was getting so much fluids. The Ted socks th...
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