staceycvd posted a discussion topic 3 years ago

Hey guys,

I've read that most people can only eat 4 oz and feel full... I seem to be fine to eat 6 oz without issue. I've lost 50 lbs since surgery on July 24th, so I know it's working but is this bad? Should I limit myself to 4 oz ev


staceycvd posted a discussion topic 3 years, 1 month ago

On the left is last night and on the right was before I started optifast! I've lost 30 lbs, a total of ~25 inches, 8 of which are from my waist. I see the biggest difference in my face. Happy for my tool!


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staceycvd posted a discussion topic 3 years, 1 month ago

Hey everyone.

I'm 4 weeks post op and have stalled for a week. (I had my period so maybe that's why).

I'm really struggling with knowing how much I should be eating in a day. I aim for 60-80g protein each day but I


staceycvd posted a discussion topic 3 years, 1 month ago

Hey everyone,

I'm currently taking the ProCare Health one a day bariatric chewable vitamins... and I just can't handle the taste lol

They are very expensive so if I can find something I can get locally, that would be


staceycvd posted a discussion topic 3 years, 2 months ago

Hey everyone!

Im about 5 days away from the soft food stage and I am looking for some soft food ideas that worked for you guys!

thanks!


staceycvd posted a discussion topic 3 years, 2 months ago

Hey guys,

I haven't gotten much guidance from my center so I'm wondering what you guys have been following. I'm eating approximately 600 ish calories a day now that I'm in puree stage and I'm wondering if that's about average at 2 weeks post op


staceycvd posted a discussion topic 3 years, 2 months ago

I miss it sooooo. I'm 2 weeks post op and doing phenomenally but I do miss my cup of Joe!!!


staceycvd posted a discussion topic 3 years, 2 months ago

Hey everyone,

I'm 8 days post op now. I can't even believe it happened. I feel no pain (I'm back at work today!). I had one minor complication (though the pain was major) and for those of you who are pre-op, please take stool softener


staceycvd posted a discussion topic 3 years, 2 months ago

Surgery on Tuesday! What did you bring with you for food after surgery and what did you bring for your hospital stay?


staceycvd posted a discussion topic 3 years, 3 months ago

Hey everyone! I'm on day 8 of optifast and it has gotten significantly better than last week. I am half a pound away from having lost 10 lbs. My clothes fits better and I'm feeling phenomenal. I can't wait for the next step!


staceycvd posted a discussion topic 3 years, 3 months ago

Hey guys!

My 4th try at Gastric Bypass and I finally have my surgery date- July 24th! I have two weeks of opti and my surgeon is dr Sullivan. I start opti on Tuesday. Any tips and recipes for it?


staceycvd posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago

Hi guys! I went for orientation a second time September 20th. About two weeks after that, I found out I'm pregnant after battling with secondary infertility. I'm now 10 weeks. I would love to still go through with the process but I'm wondering if anyon


staceycvd posted a discussion topic 5 years ago

Hey guys,

 

I have my orientation in Sudbury tomorrow. Looking forward to doing this all... again lol.. For those of you who went through Sudbury, how long did it take for you from Orientation to surgery?

 

Thanks!!


staceycvd posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago

I went for my bloodwork this morning... or at least I thought it was only bloodwork! I had a urine test and an EKG at the same time! they took 12 vials of blood. Holy jeez haha. Have things changed in the past 4 years or is it just my horrible memory??


staceycvd posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago

Hey guys,

 

After two years away, I'm back. Just a little reminder of who I am: I was referred for surgery and got upto the psych consult- the psychologist at the time told me that because I was bipolar that she wanted me to wait two ye


staceycvd posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
I need an accountability buddy. - Hey guys,   I'm seriously trying to overcome my fast food addiction and I need help. I would love for one of you to text or email me every day to ask me what I ate and give me sh...

staceycvd posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
SO Discouraged... - I went for my psychiatric evaluation in February and just found out that the psychiatrist has put me on ANOTHER years wait pending another evaluation. That makes 2 years now... I h...

staceycvd posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
Moving to Ottawa, plus I just had my psych eval! - Hey guys,   I've been MIA for a while since I'm in school full time and super busy. I just had my otn psych evaluation and she said that she would recommend me for surgery provid...

staceycvd posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
Restarted the process!!! Finally!! - I've met with the social worker and I've got my psych consultation on February 25th. I'm so excited to get the ball rolling again.

staceycvd posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
I need some help - Guys, I need some help. As some of you may know, I had to take a year of break from the process due to a failed suicide attempt. I'm grateful for that year to make sure that I g...

staceycvd posted a comment 8 years, 6 months ago
Juls! I have just come back to OH and thought of you immediately!...

staceycvd posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
It's been a long time.. But I'm back! - Hello everyone, it's been so long since I've been here. I've been busy with my first year of college. I am finishing up this coming week. As some of you may know, my process has...

staceycvd posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
Anyone else do their orientation in Sudbury in Jul - If you have, which date was it and where are you in your process right now??

staceycvd posted a discussion topic 9 years ago
DavidsTea Yes or no? - I started drinking tea from davidstea and made sure there was no caffeine... Is this a no-no or? I'm not sure if I should drink it or not....  (i'm pre-op but am making changes to ...
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