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    Re: Caffeine and Alcohol

    I haven't had any caffeine since about 3 months pre op and do not miss it in the least ( I have never had a cup of coffee in my life) the reason they want you to give up caffeine is it can induce...
  2. Thread: Help!

    by Donald G
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    Re: Help!

    You are in the 3 week stall it is very common and is just your body adjusting.
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    Re: One year out.. A success story!

    Great job! we both went through the same doctors office just had different surgeons.
  4. Thread: 3 pound gain

    by Donald G
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    3 pound gain

    Ok so I've been in a month long stall and to top it off I actually gained 3 pounds over the last week. How did I gain so much in such a short period of time. I will be honest I induldged in a cup...
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    Re: What's for Dinner?

    That looks absolutely delicious Katrina.
  6. Re: I've got blisters on my fingers......tinman's surgerversary rant

    First I will say great job on being successful for 5 years I can only hope that I have that success. Now as someone on my first stall and as it has lasted a month I am open to trying new things to...
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    Re: Eating too fast

    Ann pretty much nailed it on a great technique to eat slower, you can also cut all your food into very small pieces prior to starting to eat and make sure you only put one small piece on your fork at...
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    Re: 50 lbs down (photo)

    Great work you look so happy in your picture.
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    Re: Is the sleeve successful for most people?

    Sure it is possible to not really lose weight after having WLS but from everyone I've talked to and from what I've read it's not typical. Having WLS is just another tool to use and in my opinion...
  10. Re: 3 Years since surgery and still going strong!

    Great work you look fantastic and I am sure you feel fantastic as well.
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    Re: Please critique a normal days meal plan

    I am not a fan of drinking proteins. I would suggest ditching the shake and instead eat some good protein dense foods as a sack. I like chicken breast for mine but you could do just about anything....
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    Re: 6 months since my surgery!

    If you are struggling with the mental aspect of this journey then I would suggest seeking out a mental health professional. I see one twice a month for other issues beyond eating but when I do have...
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    Re: Hooked up for sleep study!

    You re very lucky that you get to do the study at home. Both times I've been tested it was in a hospital on one of their super comfy hospital beds but I still slept a bit off an on.
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    Re: Nsv and profile picture

    Great job you are looking fantastic!!
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    My first 6 months post op

    Hi all figured I would check in and update everyone on my journey so far. I am now 6 months post op I am celebrating my success by taking the week off from the gym ( though I have walked a lot...
  16. Thread: Hospital bed?

    by Donald G
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    Re: Hospital bed?

    When getting out of bed just swing your legs over to the ground first before trying to sit up as someone with back issues I have been getting out of bed like this for years and it was effective after...
  17. Re: Is anyone else getting headaches from the sugar free stuff?

    Some people do have reactions like you describe from sugar substitutes that are used the 2 biggest ones that cause reactions are sugar alcohols and aspertine. Read the labels and you may fine one of...
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    Re: Is this dumping syndrome?

    I'm not saying this is it but what you describe is exactly how my wife IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) is. She just developed it out of the blue about 2 years ago no specific food triggers it just...
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    Re: Anyone from NH/ME/MA/CT/VT?

    Brother in law lives in somersworth
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    Re: Question about Premier protein

    Welcome to my neck of this great country.
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    Re: Change in Taste Anyone?

    I can say pre surgery I loved ham post surgery don't care much for it. I have found that I do like a lot more fruits and veggies that pre surgery I didn't care for very much. To answer your question...
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    The scale started with a 1

    I had to share this with everyone this morning I stepped on the scale and what did I see but a starting number of 1. That's right I finally got under the 200 pound mark it's my first major goal hit...
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    Re: 6 Month Post op today

    Great job I am sure you are thrilled and excited for whats to come.
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    Re: First days post op

    It is from all the IV fluids you were given while in the hospital it is very common.
  25. Thread: By By!!

    by Donald G
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    Re: By By!!

    Great news and Great job my Sleeversary friend.
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