sunflower74 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago

Hey all, it has been a while since I have been active in these forums...but the time has come for a panniculectomy and the date has been set for July.

I had my consult and this is only to remove the excess skin, they will not tighten muscles


sunflower74 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago

I've been away from this site and the topic of excess skin removal has brought me back. I had such a wonderful experience getting sleeved in Mexico so I thought I would ask around and see what the thoughts are regarding plastics in MX. Who are the favo


sunflower74 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago

I want to bounce this off the group.... 

So I did the 5 day pouch test in the beginning of March to get back on track after years of poor choices and weight gain.  I am back to feeling restriction and making much better choices.  Lots of protei


sunflower74 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago

Has anyone been able to find a good acid blocker that really works?  It is my understanding that when we feel the hunger sensation it is really an acid issue.  I have tried zantac and prilosec and neither seem to do the trick.


sunflower74 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago

I remember being told when I had the VSG that we wouldn't feel the physical hunger sensation any longer and anything that did feel like hunger was an acid issue.  Does anyone know if this is still true? It had been a few years since my surgery in 2009


sunflower74 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago

so it's been a while and I was off track for longer than I care to admit. I decided to stop fooling myself and put my sleeve to work. I live in a house with 3 other adults and my 4 year old son. Meal times are not always easy because I choose to go low


sunflower74 wrote a blog post 7 years, 8 months ago
Long over due update - So it's been quite a while since I have been active on here.  Much has happened in the past few year and for those that are interested in my journey...well...here it is.  A few mon...

sunflower74 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago

Soooo, it had been what feels like eons since I have participated on these boards and I am happy to say I am starting to get back into the swing.  Without a long drawn out story of why I ended up gaining and now needing to start over I am going to get


sunflower74 posted a discussion topic 11 years, 8 months ago
Question for the veteran sleevers... -  Hey all, its been a long time since Ive checked in and I am in a bit of a bind.  I am now 2 years post op and had a baby almost 8 months ago.  The pregnancy was fine and the baby ...
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