Tlove6 posted a discussion topic 3 years ago

Hi everyone!

Its been a while since I've posted but since I just passed my 2 year surgiversary, I thought I would check in for the newbies. 

Surgery weight was 280, I'm 5'7 1/2" tall. I lost about 100 pounds in the first year and have b


Tlove6 posted a discussion topic 4 years ago

okay, 13 months out today and down 101 pounds. I'm at 179 as of this morning with a high weight of 292 a few years before surgery (which is why I don't count those darker times..LOL). ANYWAY...I just got back from 10 days at Disney and Universal with m


Tlove6 posted a discussion topic 4 years ago

Hi All,

One year ago last night I sat crying in the OR doubting my decision, contemplating my mortality, and just PANICKING!!!

My hospital stay was 3 nights, had a lot of nausea...A LOT! But ever since I've been home, it's been amazing.


Tlove6 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 1 month ago

hi all,

second time in a week that I feel nausea. Also a bit burpy - no desire to eat. In this year, no food or drink has made me ill. But now it may be happening.  

So here's what I'm wondering:

1)anyone else have this happen a


Tlove6 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 1 month ago

hi all,

its been a while, I'm approaching my one year anniversary and have a question. A couple times in the past few months I've woken up with a headache, nauseated and just feel yucky. Also a little burpy and stomach is noisy.

i see m


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Tlove6 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 2 months ago

Its been a struggle, but I've done it! I'm only 5 pounds away from my first goal. 

Ive learned a lot about myself and my love for dessert and salty snacks. I've been trying to find a balance and while my weight loss has been slower than others,


Tlove6 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 5 months ago
Feeling defeated and off track since Thanksgiving- - hey all, grazing...yup, friggin grazing. I can't stop and its fustrating. I had a great week last week, well 5 days in a row and lost nothing. It was the strictest I've been in a ...

Tlove6 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 6 months ago
FINALLY surpassed 75 pounds lost!! - phew....that was a long wait! I was so close right before Xmas then went up a pound and a half.  Next goal is one-derland! 4.2 pounds to go!!  

Tlove6 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 6 months ago
Small victories... - So over Christmas break (12 days) I gained a pound. Still down 4 since turkey day, which is a small victory in itself......BUT.....I started running!  First a half mile, then 3/4,...

Tlove6 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago
6 months out - an update - Hi Everyone, 13 months ago I met with the surgeon to begin the VSG process. I was approved for lap-band in 2008 but chickened out. After a second child and another two rounds of u...

Tlove6 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 8 months ago
5 mos out - an update - Hello everyone, when i wake up tomorrow it will be my 5 month surgiversary. Holy cow! I'm down almost 67 pounds and about 28 until my first goal weight. I'm inching closer to oned...

Tlove6 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
Holy Hairloss Batman! - Okay, so I knew it could happen but OMG!!! my hair is long and fine, but I've always had a lot. I lost a great deal after both pregnancies so I just knew I would lose some after s...

Tlove6 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
3 mos and 50 pounds later... - Feeling thankful today. Every day has been a battle. A battle to fit in Exercize (losing that one), a battle to make healthy food choices (mostly winning) and a mental battle with ...

Tlove6 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
NSV for my husband! - Hi all, its been almost 3 mos. I'm half way to my goal and feel great. Food choices and snacking are a major daily battle, but I'm trying everyday.  So the NSV for my husband is ...

Tlove6 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
Yogurt yum, survived, and other findings... - Okay, #1 yogurt yum....yoplait 100 Greek in Apple pie flavored....omg #2...I survived a vacation to Newport and did not order clam cakes or a two scoop Ben and Jerry's. I did allo...

Tlove6 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
An NSV FINALLY! Actually 2 in one day! - So I've been posting a lot of not happy stuff since surgery, like slow weightloss, two stalls, stupid Dr. telling me to eat 1,000 calories and that  losing slow bc of that starvati...

Tlove6 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
8 weeks out - full solid diet, how many calories? - Hi all, ive had two stalls already and have been thinking about why. Hitting protein goals, keeping carbs at 40 or less.  Went for my 2 month follow up and was told that I wasn't...

Tlove6 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
Snack ideas.... - Hi everyone, Im clear for the regular diet and 1 to 2 snacks per day. I've been relying on string cheese or baby bel. Feeling like there are more options but stuck....any good sug...

Tlove6 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
Moderation or strict health food...what's your app - Hi all, As I approach week 6 (cleared for regular diet), I've been thinking about what my philosophy towards food will be. Moderation approach or strict nothing but healthy health...

Tlove6 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
A find at Friendly's - need to share - So I have two young kids. It's my daughters birthday and she wanted to go to Friendly's.  They have a build your own burger menu. The first choice is for the bread and LETTUCE is ...

Tlove6 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 12 months ago
What the hell just happened..... - Okay, I'm a month out. Doing well. My inlaws are visiting and it's my daughters birthday. (My worst nightmare come true right now).  I made Guac for an app and had a few bites not...

Tlove6 posted a discussion topic 5 years ago
For those looking for a protein powder....trust me - FINALLY...after many samples, gags and dumping whole shakes in the sink, I've found something I like! Good ole' Syntrax Nectar Chocolate Truffle. I make 3 different shakes with th...

Tlove6 posted a discussion topic 5 years ago
Blood sugar out of whack...anyone else? - Okay, I was pre-diabetic before surgery. Fasting glucose was like 105-106. After 5 days on pre-op diet was down to 94, then 92 when admitted.  The Dr. has me monitoring my sugars ...
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