TeressaJ posted a discussion topic 3 years, 4 months ago

I haven't posted in a while! Quick update, I'm 1 year and 10 months post op and holding steady at my goal weight, am now able, not willing, to eat anything I want and drink all the water I want!  My sleeve is now just my normal. I was reading some of m


TeressaJ posted a discussion topic 4 years, 1 month ago

One year ago today my life changed drastically. My surgery went smoothly and recovery seemed long, but when I look back on it now I realize it wasn't. I have veered off track MANY times throughout this year but my sleeve always steered me back to where


TeressaJ posted a discussion topic 4 years, 2 months ago

I am 11 months post op, met my weight loss goal a month ago, and for a little over a month have been experiencing pain in what feels like the very tip of the lower end of my back bone, around my coccyx. When I sit on the toilet (tmi?) it bumps up again


TeressaJ posted a discussion topic 4 years, 2 months ago

I just read a post where the poster said they used Propel powder in water and admit I didn't know there was such a thing!!! The only water I drink is Propel because other waters feel uncomfortably heavy in my stomach. I wondered if the powder makes reg


TeressaJ posted a discussion topic 4 years, 2 months ago

I'm 11 months post op today. I've been at goal, and under, for a little over a month now. My health problems, high blood pressure, high blood sugar, high cholesterol, etc., are all gone. In fact, at my last appointment I had LOW blood pressure!  I no l


TeressaJ posted a discussion topic 4 years, 3 months ago

Warning, this is a venting post. I just ate an enormous piece of chocolate pie. I'm even a little nauseous because I'm so full. I've been at my goal weight for a few weeks now so I obviously know what I'm supposed to do but *excuse coming* my 3 grown s


TeressaJ posted a discussion topic 4 years, 4 months ago

Before surgery, June 25 last year, I had a sleep test that showed I had sleep apnea. I knew I did, though, because it woke me up often at night and my husband told me I snored, which I had never in my life done. This began when my weight went above  20


TeressaJ posted a discussion topic 4 years, 4 months ago

SHE SCORES!!  G O A L !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am beside myself right now!!!!! I've been 4 pounds away for so long!!!!!!!!!!!! Thank you, sleeve!! Thank you Dr. Baluh!!! Thank you ME!!  


TeressaJ posted a discussion topic 4 years, 4 months ago

My post op journey has gone on for 9 months now and I am 4 pounds from goal. I wear a skinny size 8 jeans and medium shirt. I was at work yesterday, had gone to the bathroom to wash my hands and caught a glimpse of myself in a full length mirror in the


TeressaJ posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago
6 Month Surgiversary has come and gone! - I just realized my 6 month surgiversary was on Christmas day! I have 20 pounds to go to meet my goal and feel very good. This Christmas was so very different from last Christmas in...

TeressaJ posted a discussion topic 4 years, 8 months ago
NSV at the mall! - I was Christmas shopping Saturday and while walking through Dillard's 'regular sizes' section it occured to me, I can wear these clothes now!! I've always hurried through because I...

TeressaJ posted a discussion topic 4 years, 8 months ago
Fluttering Heart! - Had a visit with my NUT today and am finally in the normal weight range for people my height!! I'm 5 months post op and I have been experiencing little heart flutters lately, thoug...

TeressaJ posted a discussion topic 4 years, 8 months ago
Thanksgiving success! http://images.obesityhelp.co - I was so worried about eating today but I ate a very small portion of several foods, mostly meat, my tummy felt great all day, and I got in plenty of protein! I had micro dabs of p...

TeressaJ posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
Thanksgiving advice? - I've always loved turkey but I still have problems eating chicken so I'm afraid the turkey won't go down easily either. I'm almost 5 months post op and usually do pretty well. Last...

TeressaJ posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
medical alert bracelet? - A friend of mine knew a lady who wore a medical alert bracelet post op. Why would she need to and do we need to?

TeressaJ posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
Eating seems to make me lose more - My surgeon instructed me to not eat if I don't feel hungry but the truth is I rarely feel hungry. I'm 4 1/2 months post op and I eat very  little throughout the day, maybe 400-500 ...

TeressaJ posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
On for 5, off for 3... - I am 17 weeks post op and doing great for the most part but am finding I have days where I can't eat much at all. I mean 100 to 150 calories total for the day! I feel ill when I tr...

TeressaJ posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
Delicious water! - I am almost 16 weeks post op and still have days that I can't comfortably drink water. I purchased a bottle of Propel water a week ago and it went down so easy! Well, this has happ...

TeressaJ posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
51 pounds down!! - Oh my, I just realized I have lost 51 pounds so far!!!!! Love love love my sleeve!! 

TeressaJ posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
watermelon - I am 11 1/2 weeks post op and on most days can't eat breakfast  comfortably but am finding that watermelon goes down easy almost every time. I know watermelon has no protein and  I...

TeressaJ posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
Lovin' this!!! - I love when I step on the scale and it shows more loss! I love being a loser!!! I went with my family out to celebrate my son's birthday Saturday and I was able to eat normal food!...

TeressaJ posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
Success! - I had my first meat dish today, tuna, and it went so very well! It was delicious and very satisfying. Couldn't eat much but I consider it a great success! Love me some protein!

TeressaJ posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
Sudden pain after taking codeine?!? - I have a virus that is affecting my sinus so the urgent care dr gave me tylenol with codeine today. I waited until tonight to take it because it was supposed to make me drowsy but ...

TeressaJ posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
Ok, meat. Here I come! http://images.obesityhelp.c - I was cleared by my Dr today at my 11 week post op appointment to start eating meat and salad!! I'm so excited! I've already bought tuna for tomorrow's lunch! I will savor every bi...

TeressaJ posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
First meat? - I'm 11 weeks post op tomorrow and I have an appointment with my Dr at which I'm hoping to be released to eat meat. I'm curious about what meat you all ate first, what meat seemed t...
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