Sparklegigi posted a comment 2 years, 10 months ago
LOVE the new caramel

Sparklegigi posted a discussion topic 3 years, 6 months ago

So I am 6 years out and have gotten lazy about my vitamins, which now has me with very low Vit D level.  My Dr. (GP)  gave me 50,000 units to take, but it is D2.  I saw my Dr. yesterday and he said he called in a D3.  I think the pharmacy filled the wr


Sparklegigi has a new goal: be healthy and excercise daily 3 years, 8 months ago
treadmill everyday I can!

Sparklegigi posted a discussion topic 3 years, 8 months ago

Does anyone use Trusource protein?  I read it is a whey protein, it comes in a liquid that tastes way better than Isopure.  It also comes in powder form.

Please reply if you have heard about it from your Dr. or if you use it!

 


Sparklegigi posted a comment 4 years, 4 months ago
Thanks Laura, good advice! I am going to weigh in at WW tonight...

Sparklegigi wrote a blog post 4 years, 4 months ago
ru roh - so, here I stand, its 2015 and my surgery was January 2010.  One thing I said was that I would never have gone through such a surgery to be fat again, but...here I am.  I weigh abo...

Sparklegigi wrote a blog post 5 years ago
I get easily distracted by others so... - At my weight watchers meeting they shared this: Don't compare your beginning to someone elses middle and end. Why this works for me is that after my surgery, I was comparing myse...

Sparklegigi wrote a blog post 5 years, 1 month ago
It's all part of life, it's okay! - When I think back to when I first had a weight problem, I was 8 years old.  I remember grabbing at my tummy and instead of it being flat like other girls, it has loose skin.  That ...

Sparklegigi posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
Waiting to drink water after you drink protein - There was a recent facebook post where several people were saying that you have to use the 45 min rule to wait to eat/drink water after you drink a protein drink.  Has anyone ever ...

Sparklegigi wrote a blog post 5 years, 1 month ago
I have been gone a long time, update - So the last time I blogged, I was up many pounds.  I was really upset with my type of surgery, RNY, why oh why didnt I wait 6 more months for the VSG to be offered by my insurance?...

Sparklegigi posted a comment 5 years, 5 months ago
Good luck with your journey and thank you for recommending this...

Sparklegigi wrote a blog post 6 years ago
Optimistic for sure - I was reading my posts from a while ago, I read that I had gained about 25 pounds.  Well, that was 25 lbs ago, I am now up 50 lbs.  Have you ever heard about something called 'b...

Sparklegigi added a goal 6 years, 4 months ago
To be able to run a 5K!

Sparklegigi wrote a blog post 6 years, 7 months ago
Up 36 but back on track - I really do love to eat, so back to Weight Watchers I went.  I really enjoy the support at the meetings.  I eat a lot 3 years out, this program keeps me in line.

Sparklegigi posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
3 years out, oh how the tides have changed! - I dont dump, can eat almost anything and am up 37 lbs.  I am actually back into the obese category wearing a 10-12.  I finally got a grip this week with the help of a psychologi...

Sparklegigi wrote a blog post 6 years, 11 months ago
Downward Spiral - This paragraph is really just for me, I already KNOW the answers. I am up 25 lbs with no end in sight.  Walking all over NYC two weeks ago  where we walked up to 8 miles a day d...

Sparklegigi posted a comment 7 years, 1 month ago
thanks all. For those in the same boat, lets try to support...

Sparklegigi wrote a blog post 7 years, 1 month ago
I'm Doomed - Didnt Charlie Brown always use to say that?  Well, here I am, 2.5 years out and up 21 lbs.  To be fair, I need to lose 18, but it seems monumentous and I feel out of control.  I am...

Sparklegigi posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Need a support group in the San Gabriel Valley - Do you know of one?  The group at Arcadia Methodist wont take anyone that is not their surgery patient and I need a group that is not in the San Fernando Valley on wed nights!  Hel...

Sparklegigi posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
For those who had surgery in 2010, how is it going - Are you still losing, gaining, staying the same?  I need some secrets to get my 20 lb gain off, besides excercise and protein first!

Sparklegigi posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
constipated no more! - after two years  of really hard to pass bm's, I have found my saving grace! Chia seeds.  I add a Tablespoon a day to my yogurt or shake and viola, no more problems, its magic for m...

Sparklegigi posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
brand of omega 3's and magnesium - Is there a certain type/brand of omega 3's and magnesium we need to buy for maximum absorption or will any brand do?  If you have a fav brand of Omega 3's that dont taste like fish...

Sparklegigi wrote a blog post 7 years, 4 months ago
The Support on this site is phenomenal! - I want to thank you for your responses to my blog about failing and Weight watchers.  You were so kind and so supportive, I was overwhelmed.  I am taking your advice.  I quit WW th...

Sparklegigi wrote a blog post 7 years, 4 months ago
2 1/2 year failure? - Well, I went to Weight Watchers and it has introduced me to many things I should not have begun to eat.  Popcorn, low carb breads and chips, sugar free candy and instead of losing,...

Sparklegigi posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
I think I wrecked my pouch with Weight Watchers - I joined WW about 8 weeks ago and have 26 points at my disposal, fruits and veggies are free.  Ever since then, I am eating a lot more than I would have otherwise.  I feel like I h...
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La Verne, CA
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34.4
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RNY
Surgery
01/15/2010
Surgery Date
May 14, 2009
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