zzobe posted a discussion topic 5 years ago
Anyone know of a small fiber pill to take? - I've been taking chewable fiber but would like to start with a pill. Can you recommend a SMALL fiber pill? I can find the regular size ones anywhere but am wondering if someone mak...

zzobe posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
Stomach feels like it "gurgles" when I e - I'm about 4 months and 1 week out of surgery. Have lost about 48 pounds. When I eat I feel as though my stomach gurgles. It's like I can feel the food mixing up with my stomach jui...

zzobe posted a comment 5 years, 1 month ago
I won one of the gift packs. Thanks!

zzobe posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
What flavors Torani sugar-free syrups do you recom - I'm looking to make some protein "ice cream". Want to get a couple bottles of Torani sugar-free syrup. Is there a particular flavor you recommend? I was thinking about sugar-free a...

zzobe posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
Need recommendation for battery operated blender t - I've been using a Vita Mix blender for my protein shakes that I absolutely LOVE. I love the consistency of the drinks and how it chops up all the ice. I'll be doing a lot of travel...

zzobe posted a discussion topic 5 years, 4 months ago
Help. I'm sick of water - I'm 4-1/2 weeks out of surgery. I'm sick of drinking water. Food goes down fine. I just feel like I'm "drowning" in it. And it makes my stomach get a rumbly feeling. Does that feel...

zzobe posted a discussion topic 5 years, 4 months ago
Gassy rumbling feeling after eating? Anyone know w - I'm 4 weeks out with my sleeve. I notice that sometime I get a rumbling or gassy feeling after I eat. Anyone know what this is? Sometimes I can get mixed up as to whether the rumbl...

zzobe posted a discussion topic 5 years, 4 months ago
How long does the 3 week stall last? - I'll be 4 weeks out of surgery on Thursday. I haven't stalled but am loosing slower than I was at first. I'm down about 21 pounds since surgery. Does the rate of weight loss usuall...

zzobe posted a comment 5 years, 4 months ago
Your hospital should have a pain specialist. Ask to speak with them...

zzobe posted a comment 5 years, 4 months ago
Invest in a kitchen scale. They are not expensive and are an...

zzobe posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
Having some solids before two weeks out of surgery - I'm mad at myself. I've been having some solids, before 2 weeks are up out of surgery. I made homemade beef veggie soup and had some of it. Have I ruined it for myself? :(

zzobe posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
5-6 Days out and food is really starting to look g - I'm on full liquids for another week. Food is looking better and better. Strained soup, cottage cheese and yogurt have a short shelf life with my brain :) Help! I've lost almost 5 ...

zzobe posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
Question not for the faint of heart - Had gastric sleeve surgery 4 days ago. Was hungry tonight and had 1 cup of Campbell's Tomato Soup, made it with milk. I am allowed to have strained cream soups. Soon after eating, ...

zzobe posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
I'm home! - Just had my sleeve procedure yesterday. Just got home a couple hours ago. My sister stayed with me in the hospital,  so that made it very nice. Had a morphine pump for pain that wo...

zzobe posted a comment 5 years, 5 months ago
I'm the same way as you are. I was a home economics teacher....

zzobe posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
What did you feel like after your sleeve surgery i - My surgery is Thursday. My nervousness started yesterday morning. Nothing too bad, just the usual nerves. I have had many many surgeries so I know what to expect procedure wise. Bu...

zzobe posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
Question about liquid diet for first 2 weeks - Having surgery this Thursday May 8! Ahhhhhhh, it's here!! Trying to get ready for liquids phase for first 2 weeks. I'm going to make some homemade vegetable soup and put it through...

zzobe posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
Need a recommendation for an acceptable hot cocoa - I'm looking for a hot cocoa mix that has a nice chocolate taste (I'm a "chocoholic"), provides plenty of protein and can be served very very hot. Any ideas???

zzobe posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
I know you can't guarantee this but is it probably - My surgery is May 8. So I'm on the pre-op diet. I have always hated fake liquids. Both physically and emotionally. They make me bloated. I feel like I'm poisoning myself with chemi...

zzobe posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
How do you add a ticker? - I see so many of you have a ticker on the bottom of your posts. My surgery is two weeks from today and I want to add one to mine. How do you do that?  

zzobe posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
Who else is scheduled for May 8 or about that date - I had more prep blood testing today along with going over what I can eat for the next two weeks. I did get them to ok adding in some food besides the protein shakes. Thank goodness...

zzobe posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago
Please help me get ready for my pre-op diet! - My surgery is scheduled for Thurs. May 8. This Tues. I go for final blood work and a 2 hour group meeting with the dietician where she will explain what we eat for the two weeks be...

zzobe posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago
Got my date- May 8!!!!!!!!!!! - Boy, once things start moving- they move. Got my surgery date for May 8. I was rejected the first time. My insurance company wanted proof that I've been obese for at least 12 month...

zzobe posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago
Well, I was turned down by insurance - Got my first official "you've been turned down" by my insurance company today. From what I can tell, I was turned down because "there is no documentation to suggest that you BMI ha...

zzobe posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Which is better liquid or chewable vitamins? - I want to start stocking up on my new "supplies" vitamins that I will need to take after the surgery. Which do you prefer and why? Liquid vitamins or chewable vitamins? What bra...
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