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    Re: Need help with soft food recipes

    This is going to be one of my go-to's as well. I can tell. And, eventually when I have 'room' for veggies I'll use thin sliced zucchini as my noodles.
  2. Thread: Hair loss

    by TarotAces
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    Re: Hair loss

    Thanks Kindle for covering that. :)

    If anyone wants to understand it better search YouTube for ChemistryQueen's video that talks about it. She's really easy and fun to watch and helps explain...
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    Re: Nearly 2 weeks out and have lost..

    Just remember that stalls happen, sometimes directly after surgery. Don't let it get you down. You WILL pull out of this once your body has adjusted to it's new weight 7 lbs AND a major surgery seems...
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    Re: protein drinks

    My BMI started at 51.2 so I was required to do a 10 day pre-op high protein liquid diet, I decided to do an extra 5 days so I started early. I used Isopure Low carb chocolate protein powder, and had...
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    Re: What's this stuff I spit up

    I'm curious, have any of you tried going on an anti-acid (like Omeprazole) for a few weeks to see if it resolves symptoms? I think I remember the #AskDrA show on youtube with Dr. Alvarez covering...
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    Re: Gina from MA here...

    Still pre-op.. but only 4 more days.

    I'm really nervous about the CO2/gas pain. When it comes to gas pain I'm a huge baby. :(
    (I can tolerate most other types of pain almost too well, just not...
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    Re: Is Your Workout Not Working?

    Thanks! I saved the article in case I end up having that, or a similar, issue.

    :)
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    Re: Maintenance via Facebook

    I'm actually EXCITED to get to see old Facebook pics pop up, after I've shed a bunch of weight that is. lol

    Thanks for giving me more to look forward to! :)

    4 days till my VSG. Nervous,...
  9. Thread: Halo Top

    by TarotAces
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    Re: Halo Top

    I can only speak for myself and for ME it'd be one of those slippery slope/trigger type foods so I will avoid it. I have seen other people who eat it as a treat once a month ish and love it though. ...
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    Re: Three days post surgery.......

    Hey Scheryl... would you be willing to make a blog post of what you do for activity and eat/drink in a day? Your weight loss is SUPER inspirational for me and it'd help just to know how you're doing...
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    Re: Pre-PRE Op diet is working!

    Congratulations!!! Great job!

    I didn't do a pre-pre-op diet... just my pre-op diet from my surgeon (Though I did start 5 days early, so it will be a total of a 15 day high protein/liquid diet by...
  12. Thread: Anxious

    by TarotAces
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    Re: Anxious

    Nice to know the sense of impatience doesn't fade too quickly! LOL

    Joking, of course. But I am soo impatient to SEE my body changing, finally. Perhaps that is due to all of the years of attempting...
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    Re: Done, Done, Doney, Done

    Happy to hear things went smoothly and you're doing well.

    Congratulations on starting your 'new life'!!! :)
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    Re: It's finally here!

    Wow! Congratulations on being 21 lbs down already! Way to go!!!! :)
  15. Re: New to site. Researching surgery in Mexico.

    Here's a link to Endobariatric (and the #AskDrA show)

    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsGxGkr2nD26E5_pm5PJyNA

    No matter who you end up deciding on his show is very informative.
  16. Re: New to site. Researching surgery in Mexico.

    I am having my surgery through WeightLossAgents, with Dr. Almanza in Tijuana, MX in a week. Choosing a surgeon will likely depend on which of those two things is MOST crucial to you: price or...
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    Re: hello everyone!

    Great Job overweightofficer! Congratulations :)

    You should update your weight ticker
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    Re: Sue's sleeve Resolution Journey

    Congratulations on maintaining your 70 lb loss!!! :-D

    I've seen a lot of people get stuck that last 20 pounds. Don't beat yourself up over it too much. Their recommendations are mostly to add more...
  19. Thread: Bounce range

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    Re: Bounce range

    I just wanted to drop a quick comment and let you know that you ladies are inspiring to me and I read TONS of your posts. I like a straight talking, no BS giving kind of support and I am glad you're...
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    Re: Southwest seat size

    If you ask for the extra seat at the gating area they give you a different boarding pass, and you preboard which is why I don't prepurchase the ticket. :)
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    Re: Anxiously counting down the days!

    I completely understand how you're feeling. Look at it this way, it's only 2 weeks of the pre-op diet, and AFTER the surgery it will get SOO much easier. Hang in there girl. We're here for you.
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  22. Thread: Help...

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    Re: Help...

    I'll keep your progress in mind when the scale is only moving ounces at a time... 9 months out you're 100lbs down!!! CRAZY AWESOME!!!

    Congratulations Romandona!
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    Re: Dr Sergio Quinones - Pompeii

    I'll be seeing Dr. Almanza in January (the 11th) and would LOVE to find any others getting surgery at that time too. Guess I may just have to wait to be there to get to know them. lol

    Best of luck...
  24. Re: Discipline, Dedication & Determination for long term success!!!

    Thank you!

    You have accomplished/are accomplishing precisely what I want to/will accomplish. I find your story, in particular, very empowering and encouraging.

    I got this.
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    Re: Sleeve Day Dec 19th

    Go on youtube and search for VSG (Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy). There are TONS of people who have made videos about their experiences and I've found them to be VERY helpful and often quite...
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