Tina M. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 12 months ago
Weird question! - Does anyone else feel like their upper body & lower body are "disproportionate?" Lol. I feel like my legs look small, but my stomach & boobs still look ginormous! I'm wondering if ...

Tina M. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 12 months ago
Pics - The left is the morning of my surgery, the right is 2 months, 45lbs. down & a lot of personal changes... I'm proud of myself! 

Tina M. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
Am I eating too much? - I've been reading other posts, and I'm a little concerned. I see people saying that they can only eat a half of a meatball, or a piece of this or that. I am able to eat a whole tur...

Tina M. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
Follow-up... and my very first NSV! - I had a follow-up appointment with my surgeon yesterday. He was very pleased with my progress. My first NSV: I'm already off my BP meds! That feels amazing!!! He gave me the green ...

Tina M. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
I'm proud of myself! - This is a journey that I needed to save my life. I can't say that it's been easy, but the rewards outweigh the difficulties, by far! First, let me say that pureed turkey chili is E...

Tina M. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
Baby Food? - Did any of you just do baby food in the beginning of your pureed phase?

Tina M. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
Was anyone else afraid? - I am scheduled to start pureed foods on Wednesday. I am soooo afraid & I don't know why. Was anyone else nervous about this transition?

Tina M. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
Not feeling so great today... - 6 days out... Has anyone else felt like their stomach is doing flips inside? It sounds like it's churning butter... I've also been in the bathroom all day! I know, that was TMI, bu...

Tina M. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
I'm finally sleeved! - I had my surgery on April 30th! I was home on May 2nd. My surgeon said my surgery was textbook... no complications. I was happy to hear that. I feel like I've been hit by a bus, bu...

Tina M. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
Tomorrow is the day!!! Today, I'm hungry, though! - Well, my hospital called... my arrival time is 6:00 am. I think I'm feeling every emotion known to man. Most of all, I'm excited! I can't wait to start the next chapter of my life!...

Tina M. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
Not-so supportive family... (Venting) - My family is not very supportive. Not really for lack of caring, but just because of all the adults, I happen to be the one with the least amount of health issues. I take care of m...

Tina M. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
Pre-op cramp! - I have gotten this really weird cramp a few times in my stomach, kind of resembling a "charlie horse..." I'm on my pre-op diet & I'm wondering if maybe I'm not getting enough of so...

Tina M. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
This time next week, I will be sleeved! (just a li - I'm a week away from the biggest, most important change I've ever made in my life! I am feeling every emotion there is! Today was tough. My pre-op diet is very flexible, in that I ...

Tina M. posted a comment 6 years, 2 months ago
You're welcome! There are a lot of people dealing with the same...

Tina M. posted a comment 6 years, 2 months ago
Believe me, I understand! I had to cook Easter dinner for my kids,...

Tina M. posted a comment 6 years, 2 months ago
I've found that I have to keep busy. Idle time is what makes me want...

Tina M. wrote a blog post 6 years, 2 months ago
Pre-Op Liquids - I'm 6 days into my pre-op liquid diet. It hasn't been easy. I'd be lying if I said I didn't cheat a little bit. I'm back on track now, though. I have to keep reminding myself that ...

Tina M. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
Any suggestions? - I hate yogurt and cottage cheese! I need a substitution! Any suggestions? 

Tina M. posted a comment 6 years, 2 months ago
Me & my two besties!

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Tina M. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
Feeling a little anxious... - Well, I am on day 4 of my pre-op diet. I must admit, it's a pretty relaxed diet. I'm allowed to have vegetable soup, fresh fruit or a salad, in addition to my protein drinks, broth...

Tina M. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
Started my pre-op liquid diet today... - Well, I started my liquids today. My surgeon's plan includes 80 g of protein & 64 oz of water, sugar-free jello, ice pops or water ice, broth, lactaid milk and allows for a cup of ...

Tina M. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
Vitamin question... - Did anyone take gummy vitamins post-surgery? I'm wondering if they are difficult to get down and digest... 
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