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  1. Mental Hunger

    I'm nine days out and the mental hunger is getting to me. I actually sucked on a slice of pepperoni then chewed it and then spit it out. I can not wait til my two week liquid diet is over.
  2. 7 days out...

    Hello everyone,
    I am hoping I can get some advice on some issues I am having. Really, it's just 2. I cannot get enough protein in. I cannot get the protein shakes down. They are so sweet. They leave a horrible taste in my mouth morning, noon and night. I was counting on 60 grams of protein from those shakes. Does anyone have any good recipes for protein shakes that will not be so sweet? Not drinking the protein shakes leads me to the 2nd problem. I am not getting enough liquid in. ...
  3. 6 months Post OP

    For starts let me just say that this has been a journey and I am so glad that I decided to embark on it. To be able to cross my legs and wrap a towel around myself are some of my small victories. I recently went to Cancun and wore a high waist bikini.... and IT FELT AMAZING!!! It has not been all peachy though. I encountered an issue with a fissure which was brought on by eating so much protein. I had to find a balance. Also Im not losing as much as quickly as I thought I would. I has been ...
  4. Bad teeth

    I always brushed and flossed. I went to the dentist 2x a year like I was supposed to. Then I lost insurance and didn't go to the dentist for 2 years, but I cared for my teeth. All was good, but in the past year my teeth seem to have been deteriorating. As I write this I'm sitting at the dentist office. I have 2 broken teeth, one that has been a 8/10 on a pain scale these past few days. I also have had teeth pulled, and a crown on one. Can't sleep becasue my whole head is throbbing. The only major ...
  5. Surgery scheduled

    Ok, here we go! My surgery is scheduled and I am 2 months away from my surgery date. I am scared and nervous... but I am excited. I am ready to do the work. I am trying to learn all that I can and this site has been a Godsend for me. I am going to start modifying my diet and walking tomorrow. Not the "tomorrow's" I have begged and bartered with most of my life ... Tomorrow, Wednesday 5/3/17 I am getting on my treadmill. I am increasing my water intake and will drink a protein shake for ...