Karen H. posted a discussion topic 3 years, 6 months ago

I am almost 18 months post op and reached my goal of 140 lbs last December. But in the last 3 months I have gained 11 lbs!! 

What I'm doing wrong:

  1. Not tracking my food.
  2. Letting carbs back in my life ... such as packs of

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Very PRETTY!! Smells good too! LOL

Karen H. posted a discussion topic 3 years, 11 months ago

My NUT tells me I should be eating between 80-100 grams of carbs a day. Same amount for protein as well. 

I am 58, reached my goal of 138, but planning on losing 3 more pounds to give me wiggle room.

I am curious of those of you who hav


Karen H. posted a discussion topic 3 years, 11 months ago

It has been an 11 week stall!! During the stall I took a break away from my cpap machine. After the doctor telling me that my quality of sleep has an effect on my weight loss, I got back on the cpap. After a week, I "broke" the stall! I will al


Karen H. posted a discussion topic 3 years, 11 months ago

Do most insurance companies deny payment on surgery that removes excess skin? What conditions do they cover the surgery? 

If self pay, how much are we talking? Where is my lottery ticket? LOL

Thanks!!


Karen H. posted a discussion topic 3 years, 12 months ago

I just celebrated one year post op and the rotor told me not to lose any more weight. He said if I wanted to have surgery to remove excess skin, I could do that now. My insurance does not cover that expense. I was curious if any of you had this done by


Karen H. posted a discussion topic 3 years, 12 months ago

It has been one year ago today since I've had my VSG surgery! I am happy with my results. I've lost 96 lbs from my highest weight. I feel so butter healthier! I am 4 lbs away from my goal,,,,, I am still in a stall, been 9 weeks now. I'm going to my do


Karen H. posted a discussion topic 4 years ago

If I wanted to add protein to my hot coffee or hot tea, which brand of protein should I use? Looking for a protein

powder that will not float to the top. Looking for one that will mix well in hot liquids. Thanks!! 


Karen H. posted a discussion topic 4 years ago

I had VSG on Dec 8, 2014. I am 5'4'' age 58.

HW : 240  CW 144  GW 130

I have been bouncing between 143-145 for the last 2-3 months!!! My diet consist of 

B:  2 turkey sausage  

S: chobani yogurt OR protein shake


Karen H. posted a discussion topic 4 years ago

I need to change up what I am eating still I have been at a stall for almost 2 months now. I need to reduce my carbs, increase my exercise, increase my vegetables. I am getting tired of just eating chicken. I am craving meatballs.... any recipe suggest


Karen H. posted a discussion topic 4 years ago

On Dec 7, I will be ONE year out. Started at 240... down to 143. I have been bouncing back and forth one pound for about 7 weeks now. I just can't get below 143! Here are my issues:

  1. I have been off my CPAP machin

Karen H. posted a discussion topic 4 years ago

I am 11 months post op and have almost reached my goal, 8 lbs to go! I went to my sleep doctor to check to see if I still have sleep  apnea since I have lost 97 lbs. I did the at home test twice and both times showing I have mild sleep apnea. My oxygen


Karen H. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 1 month ago

Looking for new ideas of what to take to work for lunch. Got any ideas? What's your

favorite lunch? Thanks!


Karen H. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 1 month ago

I am looking for a hot drink for my keurig machine. Which k cup do you use?

I love apple cider but wonder about the sugar content. Is there one out there that is unsweetened? What is your

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Karen H. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 1 month ago

I know this is a topic nobody wants to read about or deal with but...... I'm having problems with BMs.

I am 10 1/2 months out now, doing fine except I am not having BMs on my own. I eat a lot of protein, greek yogurt an


Karen H. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 5 months ago

Anyone have any suggestions on what I can do with PB2? Recipes with PB2? Thanks!! Karen


Karen H. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 5 months ago

Planning my first week long beach trip and have questions. What should I pack for food. I will be staying at a place 30 minutes from the beach. So I will need to take my food with me on the beach. Any suggestions?

Also, am I able to drink any m


Karen H. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 5 months ago

I am 6 months out now. I don't eat out but some friends are taking me to Sol Y Luna,,,, Mexican restaurant tomorrow night. 

I need advice on what to order, any suggestions? Also, do they have child's me


Karen H. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 8 months ago

I just came from an appointment with my exercise person. She had some dumbbells that were filled with sand. 

Just wondering if anyone uses those and if so, where can I find them for purchase. What do I call them to find them on internet? Thanks


Karen H. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
Chewing Gum - Chewing gum was the hardest habit for me to give up after surgery. What do you all do to freshen your mouth? I was using Listerine Strips but they are expensive!! Any ideas out the...

Karen H. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
Got Any Ideas ?? - What are you doing to help exercise your thighs and core muscles? I don't have room for a heavy piece of machinery. Any ideas on what I should "get" and "do" ?? Thanks! Karen

Karen H. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
I DID IT!!! - Last day of year and I finally got under 200 lbs!!! YAY!!   Karen
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