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  1. Thread: clothes

    by Gigi4
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    clothes

    What does one wear to 'hold up" the extra skin ? Mine is flapping around especially at the stomach area. I am not crazy about surgery...I was hoping some kind of garment would work.
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    Re: Just saying how I am feeling

    Congratulations! I know it was hard to get there. To be honest, I am looking forward to my day when I feel like you do.
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    Re: Exercise and Diet

    We are on the same page as far as weight loss goes. I guess I am normal because I too have trouble getting all my water and protein. It got better once I started pureed food...you just have to read...
  4. Thread: Hi Everyone

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    Re: Hi Everyone

    Good luck! Feel free to ask questions here....like someone told me, there is no such thing as a stupid question. Take care
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    Re: Do you feel like a survivor?

    Honestly, I am at the beginning of my journey so I can not say I have survived [yet]. I can understand the term and why she used it. Perhaps, one day, I'll be able to use that terminology for me....
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    Re: The journey is real

    The first week was kind of rough. I was healing from the surgery and getting use to a clear liquid diet. I did not have much pain to speak of. It was more a soreness than "pain". I did not throw up...
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    Re: The journey is real

    There must be something about Texas. I live there too and I have made boo-koodles [that means a lot] of mistakes on my diet and in my lifetime.
    Most important on the diet is to measure your...
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    Re: Surgery in 3 days.

    If you are not scared or nervous then you should worry. This is a big step. You made a decision that is right for you....I could compare it to getting your tooth pulled [I do not like going to the...
  9. Thread: A set back

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    Re: A set back

    "It's a small world after all. It's a small world after all. It's a ...." The song everyone should know...if you don't. Well, that is what "you tube "is for these days.
    Now why did I start with that...
  10. Thread: A set back

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    Re: A set back

    Ouch! And here I was worrying on whether I ate too much last Saturday. I was also confused on what phase I was on. Small potatoes compared to your problems. Feel free to send all the posts that you...
  11. Re: Triathlete Magazine- Sleever needs your help! (round 2)

    Congratulations for making it to round 2. You got my vote.:o
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    Re: Clothes shopping...success?

    I needed a pep talk today. Your story helped me a lot. There is a light at the end of the tunnel after all.
  13. Re: Good high protien meal replacement shake for diabetic??

    I use premier protein shakes. [160 calories, 1 g of sugar, four carbs, 30 g of protein, 24 vitamins and minerals] It is actually 3 carbs if you subtract the 1 g of dietary fiber. It comes in...
  14. Thread: Clscandy

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    Re: Clscandy

    Welcome back!! I am glad you came back. I had my sleeve done on the 22nd of January so I am just starting my journey. It is nice to compare notes with someone that is going through the same...
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    Re: Glad to find this Forum

    Just wanted to welcome another fellow Texan to the Forum. I had my sleeve on the 22nd of January so as far as what your next expectation is I have no idea. But you can VENT my way anytime. I find...
  16. Thread: nervous

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    Re: nervous

    Where do you find New whey liquid protein? I have not seen it in my area. How is the taste? Can you compare it to something else? Next week, I am off clear liquids so I was going to get some Premier...
  17. Thread: nervous

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    Re: nervous

    Honestly, If I try to keep up with every little bit I drink, I tend to get stressed out. I was honest with the doctor and said I would do my best and she said that is all she is asking of me but...
  18. Re: Hello from South Louisiana the home of boudin, craklins, and Mardi Gras King Cake sigh : (

    You will not be alone.:o You will have medical personnel, your wife and fellow sleevers to ask questions to or just vent.
    I can fully understand about the freaking part.:eek:...all I can say is the...
  19. Thread: gas pains

    by Gigi4
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    gas pains

    Had my sleeve on the 22nd. I added black pepper to my clear chicken broth to add a different taste {?} .After I sipped [consumed it slowly} all of it about 15-20 minutes later I ha strong :( gas...
  20. Re: Click the button to welcome new members to Gastric Sleeve

    Considering I am the slowest learner of forums and computers and the such like a BIG THANK YOU will not suffice. But it is all I have to give right now. Simplicity is one of the nicest words in the...
  21. Thread: nervous

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    Re: nervous

    Hey , Debbie!!! I beat you in two ways {like we're running a contest.....not!} . First, I am 61. Second, I had my surgery on the 22nd. I like your attitude...about the diet and everything. I have a...
  22. Re: Sometimes u just need to talk to someone other wls friends.....

    Who said you are suppose to weigh in once a week? Is it by choice or doctors orders? I am new at this so I do not know all the ends and outs. Sometimes when losing weight don't you reach a plateau...
  23. Re: Sometimes u just need to talk to someone other wls friends.....

    You better be ready for me. I just love to vent....it helps me and I do not plan on stopping anytime soon. I had my surgery last week. Two days ago I wondered if I had made a mistake. Thanks to all...
  24. Thread: Hello from Gigi4

    by Gigi4
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    Re: Hello from Gigi4

    The only excuse I have is stupidity or not listening....whichever fits.....I checked my notes from my nutritionist and I stop the clear liquids on the 6th not the 16th....I could also use the excuse...
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    Re: Looking for sleevers in Texas

    I was sleeved on 1/22/16. And I live in southeast Texas, close to Beaumont. Right now, I am a bit envious of you. :mad: My sister lives in San Antonio and I am 5-6 hours away from her. I enjoy...
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