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Thoughts on Volume

by Cherub on 01-29-2017 at 01:07 PM
I have read a lot on this forum and heard in my program about the importance of not overeating. That part I get about paying attention to the full switch and measuring portions.

My question is about liquid. How much is too much and in what time frame? I remember on weeks 1-2 that my instructions said to try to get in 8oz of liquid over a 60 min period. I can drink more now being 3 months out. But wonder if drinking 16 oz in 10-12 minutes is a bad thing to do. I can drink 16 oz of

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TwoHundredland

by Cherub on 12-10-2016 at 08:52 AM
Well.......drumroll for myself....I am 299 lbs today. So excited. Can't recall the last time I was under two hundred.
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Finally submission to insurance

by Cherub on 09-20-2016 at 10:54 PM
I started all of this end of May with visit to surgeon.
All my paperwork finally got to the doctor and I paid $250 today to have it all processed and submitted to insurance. It has been a long road.
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Emotional reaction to psych report

by Cherub on 06-18-2016 at 07:40 PM
I read my psych report this week. The psychologist emailed me his report that he sent to my surgeon. He recommended me as a good candidate for the surgery. But that is not why I had an emotional reaction.

The appointment with the Psych doc was long, as I am sure you all experienced with all the questions/tests and paperwork etc. The interview session with the doc was full of questions and really deep personal questions about family history, relationships, medical history, general

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Staple line

by Cherub on 06-13-2016 at 10:29 PM
Ok I admit this question may be ridiculous. I am just thinking so much about it I want to ask so I can get it off my mind. Have any of you asked or heard anything about how the staple line interacts with other organs near it? I saw one u tube person who said she can't sleep on her left side without it hurting and she was post op many months.
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