theladyelsie posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
Creatine? - Anyone here have any experience taking creatine post wls?  I'd like to incorporate taking it to help with strength and muscle gain as that is the primary focus of my exercise progr...

theladyelsie posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
Creatine? - Anyone here take creatine? I weight train 5-6 days per week and I have heard that it can help with strength and muscle gains.  That is pretty much the focus of my exercise program...

theladyelsie posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago
Plastic Surgery Associates in Grand Rapids, Michig - Does anyone have any experience with Plastic Surgery Associates in Grand Rapids?  I am looking at having surgery with either Dr Alfonso or Dr. Vander Woude...not sure exactly what ...

theladyelsie posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
Online Personal Trainers? - Does anyone have experience with an online personal trainer?  I've got a trainer in my gym who helps me with form but I'm looking to eventually go with someone who trains more like...

theladyelsie posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
Accountability Time... - Sooo I haven't been around for awhile on here but I'm back and ready to share my little piece of the journey and recommit myself to doing what I need to do. My grandmother d...

theladyelsie posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Eeekk, I have a semi-date tomorrow - I have been talking with someone and we agreed to meet for lunch tomorrow.  I am terribly nervous.  I am less nervous because I have been upfront about everything, even shared t...

theladyelsie posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Meal Frequency - Hi everyone, I am about 10 weeks out and have been doing really well so far, am down 71 lbs, I work out at least 5 days a week for the last 2-3 weeks and I feel wonderful.  ...

theladyelsie posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
PCOS Symptoms - Hello everyone :) For those of you with PCOS I was wondering if, with your weight loss from the surgery, you ever saw a decrease in the some of the things associated with PC...

theladyelsie posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
Just had to share some good news... - So I had been feeling pretty down on myself lately as I detailed out in my last post. The first time I had exercised at the gym after surgery I was pretty discouraged.  I ha...

theladyelsie posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
Vent/Rant/Advice Please! - Tomorrow will be 8 weeks out and I see the doctor and NUT next Monday.    I feel like if I look at everything in its totality I'm doing great, I'm down almost 60 lbs since my in...

theladyelsie posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
First Visit to the Gym and Nutrition Question - So after getting cleared by my surgeon I made it to the gym for the first time on Saturday.  I'm still somewhat limited as to what I can do in terms of restrictions but I defini...

theladyelsie posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
One month post-op - It is hard to believe that a month has gone by since my surgery.  It still feels like yesterday that I was taking my cats to the vet to be boarded and waiting for 10:30 to get h...

theladyelsie posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
How long did your incisions hurt AND food packagin - Hi everyone, I will be 2 weeks post op tomorrow and I was wondering how long it took you guys before your stomach/incision stopped hurting.  I have my longest incision on my...

theladyelsie posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
So I have a date...sort of... - Hi everyone I finally met with Dr. Ringley today and after reviewing my records he does have concerns about reflux.  I just had an egd this year but he wants to do one again...

theladyelsie added a goal 6 years, 9 months ago
Play tennis again like a badass!

theladyelsie added a goal 6 years, 9 months ago
I want to complete a 5K run

theladyelsie posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Powerlifting? - I'm planning on having the gastric sleeve procedure done hopefully later this month or early August (I will have a date next Monday.) One of the things I really enjoyed doin...

theladyelsie posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Recovery time? - Hi everybody! I've basically completed all the things I needed to do for my insurance and I have an appointment to meet with the surgeon on Monday (yes, this is the longest ...
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08/06/2013
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