Christina D. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
2% Plain Greek Yogurt + Orange Crush Water Enhance - Just tried this combo tonight and it is so YUMMY! It is officially now my new favorite way to eat plain Greek yogurt! I think, but am not for sure, that is was a combo posted by...

Christina D. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
Post-plastics Update - Hey everybody! I am 9 days post LBL & BA/BL. Wow! I am already amazed by the transformation. PS removed 4+ lbs of skin (he said there was no fat to remove) and left me with a ve...

Christina D. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
Hydration Question for Keith - This question is for Keith but really I'm open to all opinions so feel free to chime in.... I am running my first 10K on 9/8. I ran today and will run again on Monday and Th...

Christina D. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
Body Composition Testing - Had body composition testing today and I'm thrilled to say I'm a very healthy 19% fat! I was 24.6 lbs of fat + 104.9 lbs of lean mass for a total of 129.5 lbs. Assessment also g...

Christina D. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
10K - Anyone think I'm crazy for running a 10K the day before my BA/BL and LBL? I asked my PS and he gave his blessing as long as I stay hydrated. My family thinks I'm crazy. I think ...

Christina D. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
Posting Problem - I've tried all afternoon to post a reply to a subject but it is only posting part of what I write...not my whole response. What gives? I've tried changing to my iphone, ipad and...

Christina D. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
Victoria's Secret NSV - I'm having plastics in 2 weeks so I went shopping at VS to buy one of their cute, comfy hoodies to wear back and forth to the hospital. I thought I'd buy a small but they didn't...

Christina D. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
Compression Garment LBL - I'm having a LBL and BA/BL on 9/9. Was wondering how long I will be wearing a compression garment? 

Christina D. wrote a blog post 6 years, 3 months ago
My Story - I was revised to VSG on 8/16/12. It was, perhaps, the single best thing I've ever done for myself. I'd had the Lap Band and it was, at least for me, a miserable experience. ...

Christina D. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
One Year Later... - I was revised to VSG on 8/16/12. It was, perhaps, the single best thing I've ever done for myself. I'd had the Lap Band and it was, at least for me, a miserable experience. When...

Christina D. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
Best Pre-Op Advice for LBL & BL/BA - Just looking for your best tips/advice for those that have had LBL, BL/BA. I'm having my surgery next month and would love to hear any of your tips. Things that made it go bette...

Christina D. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
BL Photos - I'm having a LBL and BL/BA in Sept. I was wondering if anyone had any LBL photos they would share with me? Thanks, Amy

Christina D. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Swelling post LBL - I am having LBL and BA/BL 9/10. I would like to get my family photographed this fall by a professional photographer. How long did it take for most of the swelling to go down? I ...

Christina D. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
Hair Loss Post Plastics? -   I'm planning on having plastics in Sept. I will be having a LBL and BA/BL in 1 surgery. I lost quite a bit of hair around post-op month 5 and am just now feeling good ...

Christina D. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
Vitamin Survey - What multivitamin do you take and how often  do you take it? Thanks, Amy

Christina D. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
Vitamins - I'm currently coming to the end of my supply of Bariatric Fusion Vitamins. Would like to use something else. Something cheaper, more readily available and not a chewable. Any re...

Christina D. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
FMLA/STD for LBL & BL/BA - Anyone have any difficulty getting FMLA for LBL, BL/BA? I'm having it on in one surgery and need to be off work for 4-6 weeks. Thanks, Amy

Christina D. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Lady Parts Question... - Okay, so I've debated all day about whether or not to post this question and finally decided to get over my embarrassment and bite the bullet! So here it goes... Recently, m...

Christina D. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
GI Bug got me to goal...or not? - Friday morning I was about 5 lbs from my initial goal of 145. Later that day I came down with a particularly nasty GI bug. About 24 hrs later I was down to 144. A loss of 6 lbs....

Christina D. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Initial Goal - How did you determine your weight loss goals? The first goal I set for myself was 145 (normal BMI). However, the normal BMI range for someone my height 5'4" is 108-145...a diffe...

Christina D. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Overweight... - but no longer obese! Normal BMI here I come! Amy

Christina D. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Iron Supplement - My doctor told me at my 2 month check-up that I was anemic and needed to increase my iron intake. I've taken Slow Fe in the past (pre-VSG) and it hurt my stomach. I picked up so...

Christina D. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Quest Bars - Favorite flavors? How do you count the carbs in them? Just the net carbs or all of them?   Amy

Christina D. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
199.8 - My scale has a bad habit of fluctuating if you repeatedly weigh yourself back to back. I got on this morning and weighed 199.8. Got back on and weighed 200. So I kept reweighing my...

Christina D. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
Daily Carb Limit - Was wondering for those that met their goal weight, what did you set for your daily carb target? I've been taking in around 30 per day. Thanks, Amy Davis
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