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  • The Next Phase

    MsShawna

    Hi everyone I feel like I have been on liquids forever. I am so glad that Saturday I move into the next phase which is creamy foods.But I have to tell you I am nervous about the creamy food ...

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  • Squeaky wheel

    Pegasus_AM

    I have called and left a message with the HRRH booking line. I am hoping the old saying the squeaky wheel gets oiled first will apply here instead of the squeaky tire getting yanked off and ...

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  • Figures..

    pghgirl

    Well, my doctor called this morning. They couldn't use the hour I gave them so they're giving me Ambien and making me come back. I didn't want to do this over but I'm going to do whatever it...

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  • Gout and the Sleeve

    SATXVSG

    This has not been a good day.   I got woke up this morning by a dull ache in both knees. A little background.  I have suffered from gout since about age 18 and I am currently 51.  For the l...

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  • almost forgot!

    Medley411

    It has been that long since my surgery.  I don't think about it all the time, I have the diet worked out and I know what to do and when to do it.  I can live this way!  I have been on quite ...

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  • 1st post op exam

    xtablue

    Today is day 13 and I had my first post op exam. I was a little disappointed that I didn't get to see my surgeon but now all my visits with be with the nurse practitioner, nothing against he...

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  • 8 weeks out and still only able to eat 1Tbls-2TBLS

    jlgordo

    Hello, Okay I am at 8 weeks out and I can only tolerate 1-2 TBLS of food, they say by 3 Months I should be able to eat 1/4 of a cup of food. At the rate I am going I honestly do not see tha...

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  • Just Married!

    espiset

    Highest Weight: 312, Pre-Op: 309, Lowest Weight: 132 (I had a stomach bug) Current Weight: 139 Goal Weight: Maintain under 140. Well everyone, I am excited to say I was just married on th...

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  • One week till surgery. ..

    enchantrix

    And I'm freaking out!  I've been on my pre op diet for one week and it's going well but I can't stop thinking about the foods I wish I was eating. I've found myself standing at the fridge op...

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  • Almost time!

    ShadowWolf3

    I just got an email from Jamie at surgeon's office and all I have left to do is one more medically supervised weight loss class, EGD, blood work and pulmonary function test.  So I am thinkin...

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  • Met with Surgeon - it's getting real

    Cece2014

    Major milestone today, meeting with the surgeon and deciding on Gastric Sleeve.  She was very thorough, explained risks and positive outcomes, her success rate, etc.  It certainly helped to ...

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  • Week 42 - and feeling awesome!

    cbeals

    Feeling great this past week. Really feeling motivated to be outdoors and hiking biking etc... something different than in a gym :)  Weight is slow to come off, but the inches are still slid...

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  • Confused? I am too.

    LessHumid

    I check in here a couple of times a week to read your success stories and questions and concerns. Lately though, I've seen a lot of this X number of appointments with the nutritionist and I'...

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  • 3 Months out

    Nova B.

    I'm just over 3 months out from surgery and have lost 60 pounds so far.  I feel pretty good.  My eating has been pretty good but I find my cravings have gotten worse.  After 3 months of the ...

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  • 5K - I'm coming for you!

    Hana K.

    I averaged less than 12 minutes a mile this morning... Considering this time last year, I took 25 minutes to walk a mile, I'm pretty flipping happy... I jogged/walked 2.8 miles in 30 minutes...

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