Softballgal73 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 5 months ago

Anyone find a protein bar without sugar alcohols? The sugar alcohols make me terribly sick and dizzy. I really need a bar that I can use for breakfast. I do fine with Splenda, just no sugar alcohols.


Softballgal73 posted a discussion topic 3 years, 5 months ago

I am 5 yr post op with VGS. Revision upcoming in Dec. due to reflux. I am doing all of the preparation work, freezing up broth etc. I have got to find a protein drink that will stick with me for the 2 week liquid diet post-op. Most of the ones I have t


Softballgal73 posted a discussion topic 3 years, 5 months ago

Facing revisional surgery from VSG to RNY due to chronic acid reflux and regurgitation. I am 5 yrs post op from my sleeve. I have always had dumping with certain foods. Sometimes, I have dumping with things like soft cooked eggs! It is crazy. Sometimes


Softballgal73 posted a discussion topic 3 years, 5 months ago

Facing revisional surgery from VSG to RNY due to chronic acid reflux and regurgitation. I am 5 yrs post op from my sleeve. I have always had dumping with certain foods. Sometimes, I have dumping with things like soft cooked eggs! It is crazy. I am worr


Softballgal73 posted a discussion topic 3 years, 8 months ago

I am 4 & 1/2 yrs post op. I have had prob with acid reflux since I had my sleeve done (never before surgery). It has gotten so bad that I am ready to do whatever it takes to fix it. The upper GI surprised my Dr. He said it typically squeezes stomach co


Softballgal73 posted a discussion topic 3 years, 8 months ago

There is something wrong with my sleeve. I have had acid reflux for way too long! Like 4 years too long...and I am fed up with living like this. The Upper GI showed that there is something wrong at the bottom of my sleeve. It is not emptying out correc


Softballgal73 posted a discussion topic 3 years, 9 months ago

I am 4 1/2 years post op with my sleeve. I have been through pure hell with GERD the entire time. I don't just have acid, I have vomit sit at back of my throat after I eat. I have dealt with this too long and worry about the damage I've allowed to be d


Softballgal73 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
Food that really helps?? - Ok...I love my protein bars. I am 3 years out and needing new ideas for food. What food helps you the most?? And...GO!

Softballgal73 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago
food app? - I already use fitnesspal. I am needing to plan it out beforehand, anyone found good app for that? Thanks! 

Softballgal73 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago
How many times a day? - The bottle of Bariatric Advantage Ultra Multi vitamins says that doseage is 3 per day......is that all at once or spread out?   

Softballgal73 posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
Sugar Detox - I need to get myself off of sugar. I have fallen off the wagon and I need to fix this before it gets out of hand. I have went back to eating donuts and cookies etc... I feel like ...

Softballgal73 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
How do you manage to get all of your vitamins in? - I'm just about as bad as trying to get in my vitamins every day as I was at eating before this surgery! Now I'm pretty good about eating....but trying to get these vitamins in is k...

Softballgal73 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
I am tapering off my Gabapentin today! Just need - Everyone is different, I know this. I have read where some people haven't had a problem with losing the weight while on Gabapentin....but I know this is what is causing me to stall...

Softballgal73 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
Need your very best advice for a friend - I have a friend who has watched me go through this process of having surgery as well as post op (I am almost 4 months out) . She like me, considered doing this a year ago and sat o...

Softballgal73 posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
medication slow down weight loss? - It seems like when I take the prescribed dosage medications that my neurologist has me on I don't see any loss. When I cut back on the dosage I see a loss, anyone else experience t...

Softballgal73 posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
The more you drink.....the more you shrink...... - What tricks do you use to get your liquids in??? I've done everything from drinking out of a small 8 oz styrofoam cup and putting a little tally mark on it when it's empty to mak...

Softballgal73 posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
self medicating with food - I am 4 months pre op. I feel pretty good about the progress that I’ve made. However, I am very concerned about a problem that I know I have not completely solved.  I have c...

Softballgal73 posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
3 months out and struggling is this normal? - I have lost a total of 40 pounds. (Have stalled for 3 weeks)  Problem is, I feel bad because I have not been doing exactly what I'm supposed to. I am trying, but I have struggled t...

Softballgal73 posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
I FEEL GOOD WHEN I AM IN FRONT OF MY CLASS ! - I just wanted to let my fellow sleevers know that in just a little over 2 months, I have dropped from a size 20 to a size 14 and FEEL GREAT! I used to teach from behind my desk bec...

Softballgal73 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Week 5 Post Op, what was your experience like? - Looking for someone who remembers what Week 5 was like for them? How much could you eat? What were you eating? How did it feel when you ate? Any problems you had? Just wonderin...

Softballgal73 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
5 weeks post op, stomach hurts can you help diagno - Last week I was taking Tramadol prescribed by my OBGYN for some major menstrual cramps. (My sleeve surgeon cleared me to take motrin but it didn't help) Friday night, I went ou...

Softballgal73 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
2 1/2 weeks post op, hard to guage how much to eat - During liquid Post Op, it was hard for me to tell my stomach was smaller. I could drink quite a bit of broth! I was worried this surgery wasn't going to work.....I know dumb thinki...

Softballgal73 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Having rough time, need help - I'm not sure what to do. I went to my diet class yesterday and started on soft proteins. I had diarrhea a lot during my liquid phase depending on what broth I tried.  On the way to...

Softballgal73 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
So Hungry I just want to sleep through it! - Has anyone ever been so hungry on post op liquids that you just want to sleep so you don't have to deal with the constant insatiable hunger???? I'm there! 3 more days to go~

Softballgal73 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
What was your first mushie after surgery? - I am absolutely about to lose my mind. I go back to my stage 2 diet class on Tues where they will start us on what they call stage 2.....eggs, cheese, tuna, chicken, refried beans....
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