thundermuffins posted a discussion topic 2 months, 1 week ago

It's been a little while since I've posted. What a ride it's been! Ironically, I put off having VSG the first time because I was convinced I was going to have to flee the country after my last election, and that my food choices would be limited. How bi


thundermuffins uploaded a new photo 4 months, 3 weeks ago

thundermuffins posted a discussion topic 7 months ago

Does anyone have any digital scale recommendations? Mine is very finicky.


thundermuffins posted a discussion topic 7 months, 3 weeks ago

One of the unexpected things that has come with losing weight quickly is the release of all the stored hormones. I feel like I'm going through second puberty. It is gross AF. Hoping it mellows out. Telling myself its temporary. Just had to complain.</


thundermuffins posted a discussion topic 8 months ago

Hi all!

5 weeks post OP and doing great. Saw my doc for my 2nd follow up and he asked if I was putting anything on my incision spots. Did you all put anything on yours once they were healed up and non scabby? Wondering if this is some


thundermuffins has a new goal: Track meals and water 8 months, 2 weeks ago
Use Myfitnesspal

thundermuffins posted a discussion topic 8 months, 2 weeks ago

Did you attend groups? Use this site? something else?


thundermuffins posted a discussion topic 8 months, 4 weeks ago

I saw my nutritionist yesterday for my first post-op visit. I'm down almost 20 lbs since surgery! She blessed me moving onto soft solids yesterday, which I was SO excited about. Every bite of solids was a revelation. Definitely (finally) feeling full a


thundermuffins has achieved her goal: Stick to preop diet 9 months ago
Stay focused on the prize Be kind to myself Non-food based rewards Drink lots of water!

thundermuffins has achieved her goal: have gastric sleeve surgery 9 months ago
*Engage with community *Discuss with therapist regularly *Periodic Self Inventory

thundermuffins posted a discussion topic 9 months, 1 week ago

So...I'm 4 days out now. Moving to full liquids because I feel like I am starving. I am not sure if this is normal because it takes a while for the brain to catch up to the belly? I'm constantly sipping liquids and breathing in my spirometer, but my be


thundermuffins wrote Every Day a Little Easier 9 months, 1 week ago

Monday was surgery...it went well, but I definitely have far more incisions than I expected (6). It took me a while to come out of the anesthesia.  They couldn't give me more pain meds until I coul...


thundermuffins uploaded a new photo 9 months, 1 week ago

thundermuffins posted a comment 9 months, 2 weeks ago
Hi Alicia, There were a lot of reasons I chose the sleeve. Quicker...
About Me
NJ
Location
43.6
BMI
VSG
Surgery
10/07/2019
Surgery Date
May 21, 2019
Member Since

Before & After
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10/06/19
356lbs

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