thechief94 posted a discussion topic 4 months, 1 week ago

After a very stressful 2018 (and the accompanying "stress eating"), have gotten things together and back on track. Currently 177 pounds - well below my original target of 200 but hey, I can live with that! With my wife's help, have ceased the stress ea


thechief94 posted a discussion topic 5 months ago

Six years and a month out of the scalpel. Current weight of 180, and happy with it. Wife originally thought it amusing that I am STILL "planning" my meals, but it's about CONTROL of my life. The past year and some months have been very hard - multiple


thechief94 posted a discussion topic 1 year ago

5-1/2 years post op. Had been easily maintaining between 172-178 for several years. Then, I suppose "life intervened."

After caring for my mother (Alzheimer's patient" for seven months until her death, I supposed I took my grief the wrong direc


thechief94 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 11 months ago

I am currently 4-1/2 years post-op. Lost all the excess weight I had desired, and then some (down to 173, and maintaining nicely). Question I have is - has anyone ever heard of having problems with the bypassed portion of the stomach? Reason I am askin


thechief94 wrote Steady As She Goes... 2 years, 10 months ago

Three years, eight months post-op. Have maintained a relatively steady weight (between 173 - 177) for the last 2 or so years. AMAZING! Have had some side issues (gall bladder tried to kill me, lol,...


thechief94 posted a discussion topic 3 years, 8 months ago

Coming up on my three-year "surgiversary". Have been maintaining weight at 166 - 170 from July, 2014, 30 pounds(ish) below goal weight, but, as my GP doc said, my body knows what it is doing. Other than my gall bladder "going south" last year and a kne


thechief94 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
18 Months Post-Op - It has been 18 months since I went under the knife. I have now steadied out right around 170 pounds - 30 below my goal weight, but I am NOT complaining! I now feel comfortable enou...

thechief94 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
16 Months Out - It's been about 16 months. Weight "hovers" in the 165 range; not really adding, no longer really losing. Still waiting for the additional 10 - 15 pounds that my Nurse said to expec...

thechief94 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 7 months ago
1 Year Out - Bear with me... Today is my 1-year "surgiversary" - exactly one year since I took the drastic step to get my weight (and life) under control. Has not been an easy road - th...

thechief94 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
Almost 11 months out... - From an "all-time" low of 167.8, have actually GAINED a few! Now at 171.0 - as per my center Nurse, perfectly OK and to be expected ("Bottom out," then regain 10 -15 pounds as I...

thechief94 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
9 months out... - 9 months out, down 182 pounds from my highest weight, 147 from surgery weight. Now at 171 pounds, wondering "When will it stop???" How much is too much weight loss? Met my goal ...

thechief94 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
NSV (Kinda) - Just back from my 6-month checkup. Doctor seemed to be well pleased with the weight loss. Also visited the Center For Health & Wellness (my "gym"). Requested a body-fat analysis...

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thechief94 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
Body Mass Index??? - Who was the wise guy that determined "acceptable" Body Mass Index (BMI) values? Did my weekly weigh-in, now sitting at 193.4 pounds - about 7 pounds BELOW goal. My family has (o...

thechief94 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
GOAL! - As of 11:00 PM 30 March 2013, 131 days after my procedure, I have reached GOAL!!!! :D "Officially" 199.6 pounds - the glorious "Onederland!" I LOVE IT!!! :D :D

thechief94 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
NSV - For the first time since the middle 1970's, I actually FIT in a size 36/32 pair of jeans!!! Down from a size 52/32 in October of last year. YEE HAWWW!!!

thechief94 wrote a blog post 6 years, 3 months ago
100 Pounds Down! - Surgery 19 November, 2012...as of today (24 February 2013) down 100 pounds -  currently 218! This is the LEAST I have weighed since the early-1980s, and I feel GREAT! The one sm...

thechief94 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
(Upper) GOALLL!!! - Attended Support Group tonight. Went to use the clinic's scale for an "official" weigh-in and was pleasantly surprised to find my weight at 225.6 - only 0.6 pounds away from my ...

thechief94 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Update #2 - A couple of lessons I learned after going to the Emergency Room last Friday for dehydration, getting fluids, being sent home, and going to the surgeon's office the next Monday f...

thechief94 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Blah... - I am 8 1/2 weeks out, trying to work on a regular diet (following the dietary plan I was given). My problem is this - I cannot STAND the sight or smell of food. Not certain food...

thechief94 posted a comment 6 years, 6 months ago
Outstanding! Great to hear from you and will be praying for a swift...

thechief94 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
One Week Postop... - Several observations after one week: (1) I no longer struggle to take pills; the GERD issue seems to have resolved and I don't have to "fight" them down; (2) Crystal Lite is no ...

thechief94 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
On the journey... - Just arrived from the hospital. Surgery was @ 7:30 am Monday and went very well, according to Dr. Classen. Nurses and staff at CFVMC were outstanding in all respects. FINALLY wa...

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