VerucaSallt posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
HUGE SV!!!! woohoooooooo! (with pics) - -100 lbs and in onederland!!!   Before: After!

VerucaSallt posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Not wanting to eat real food? - Does anyone else have this problem?  I am still drinking 3-5 protein drinks per day and I have to force myself to eat real food.  I just get full so fast and the desire is reall...

VerucaSallt posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
WOOHOO! Big SV and other good stuff! - I am no longer obese!  wOOt! Also, I got insurance approval for my tummy tuck.  I have an appt. in 2 weeks to discuss and schedule, which I am planning on the beginning of m...

VerucaSallt posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Hair loss solution? - I found this today.  Worst case scenario I get some good nutrients! Eat sprouted green gram everyday in the morning and within 8 weeks you will see that your hairfall has re...

VerucaSallt posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
My weight loss success doesn't have an asterick. - It's been 4 months now and I'm starting to hear more and more little digs.  Of course people don't see it that way, but if they only knew how hard I've worked to lose this weigh...

VerucaSallt posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
4 month surgiversary! - I'm down 85 lbs (just a few away from under 30 bmi!) total, 62 since surgery! -12" from my waist -14" from my bust -13" from my hips (made flying recently MUCH more ...

VerucaSallt posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Smart water bottle! - I can REALLY use one of these! http://www.hydracoach.com/applications/index.html

VerucaSallt posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
I would be rich if... - ...I could make a WLS friendly beer.  Not some flat Miller 64... but a nice yummy IPA with maybe some light nitrogen carbonation.... or a creamy protein oatmeal stout.   ...

VerucaSallt posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
My Dr. recommended a tummy tuck... soon. - I have always had problems with my abdomen after I had my first baby.  After I had a few more (and those were c sections) the excess skin and fat has gotten to not just be uncom...

VerucaSallt posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
3 month check in! - 51 lbs since surgery gone forever!  I've started running and I can FEEL the muscles in my legs through my skin... IMAGINE THAT! Measurements day of surgery: Waist: 50" ...

VerucaSallt posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
Halfway home! - I never cared about New Years... but this year is so much different.  I'm almost 3 months out and I'm halfway to my goal.  I know this half will be more difficult but I hope thi...

VerucaSallt posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
Huge NSV! - This one had me in tears :D My wedding dress

VerucaSallt posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
Go grab a drink... get some lunch... is there othe - That has been my life for the last week... catching up with friends ALWAYS at restaurants!  I need some ideas for places OTHER than eateries to socialize!

VerucaSallt posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
My one day diet holiday... - was not really a diet holiday at all.  I gave myself permission to eat, drink, and be merry but I still couldn't help but think how awful that devilled egg is for me, or how muc...

VerucaSallt posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
PB2? - I must know where you find this.  Also, if there is some kind of WLS Nutella substitute I will squeal with delight.

VerucaSallt posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
8 Weeks! - 40 lbs since surgery!  I am 7 lbs away from my halfway point to my goal! 

VerucaSallt posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
NSV had me skipping around my dining room! - This, friends... is NOT a plus sized top!  It's not stretchy or anything.  My good friend keeps donating clothes to me and I saw this shirt and for the heck of it I tried it on....

VerucaSallt posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
How did you come up with your goal weight? - When I think back, my doctor never really gave me a target weight so I'm just going by my experience of what I feel my ideal weight was (you know... back when I weighed that muc...

VerucaSallt posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Pizza - 0, Me - 1 - So I made the fam some scallops and some tortellini for dinner (I was just going to eat the scallops) and I overcooked both freaking things.  I plan my meals and tomorrow's dinn...

VerucaSallt posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
One of my biggest struggles - I tend to REALLY crave water right after I eat.  I was told nothing to drink 1/2 hour before or after food but it's REALLY hard.  It's not like my food is salty or anything. ...

VerucaSallt posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
6 weeks out! - I am sooooo happy I did this for myself.  I feel like I have control, I'm really in tune with my body now and I feel like this is totally doable for life.  I have SO much energy...

VerucaSallt posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
50 lbs gone forever! - 5 1/2 weeks post op and I'm down 50 lbs, 2-3 dress sizes and 5 inches!  wooooohoooooo!

VerucaSallt posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
The day after Thanksiving and the scale moved... - I lost a pound overnight!  Of course this only reinforces my theory that tasting food while cooking has no calories :D

VerucaSallt posted a discussion topic 6 years, 12 months ago
i got my bill... - Between hospital costs and provider costs my coinsurance came to a touch over $6000. The total billed amount was $72,000! Of course insurance had a lower negotiated price but go...

VerucaSallt posted a discussion topic 6 years, 12 months ago
Cranberry sauce with Truvia... BLECH! - One of my favorite Thanksgiving dishes I tried to make with sugar substitute and it was one of the most disgusting things I've ever tasted.  It reminded me of that nasty protein...
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