Welcome guest, you have 1 message! Register

Search:

Type: Posts; User: JanPit

Page 1 of 14 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.16 seconds.

  1. Replies
    13
    Views
    3,254

    Re: New threads and stories

    Kenson, you will be in my prayers. Thank you all for responding. It's nice not feeling alone.
  2. Replies
    7
    Views
    4,842

    Re: Struggling on Day 3

    Oh dear, you are too hard on yourself. Your tummy just went through major reconstruction, it needs to heal. First off, every one is different, some say they eat cheesburgers and others can't hold...
  3. Replies
    13
    Views
    3,254

    New threads and stories

    Hi all, I was sleeved on 9/24/2014 and was great for 5 years. This past year has been hell. Besides dealing with family passing away (not COVID), falling, breaking my femur and getting a new hip,...
  4. Replies
    6
    Views
    2,500

    Sleevers from 2014

    I'm Janice and had my surgery on 9/24/2014. For 5 years I was doing great and then my Mom passed away. This derailed me for a while, but I got back on track and maintained my goal weight of 160. I...
  5. Thread: Garbage

    by JanPit
    Replies
    24
    Views
    13,492

    Re: Garbage

    Hi Tim Man, I'm a veteran also. After 6 years post op I also find myself having to reset my sleeve.
    In July, I fell, broke my femur and ended up in trauma with a repaired femur and a new hip....
  6. Replies
    5
    Views
    751

    Re: Scale not cooperating!

    My question is, are you near your goal, how much did you need to lose?? Sometimes our bodies know where they need to be. I'm sure you'll get lots of responses.
  7. Thread: I'm so happy!

    by JanPit
    Replies
    22
    Views
    5,558

    Re: I'm so happy!

    Wow, is that the same person. I totally get it. My own extended family didn't recognize me. You look awesome, vibrant and youthful. I bet you feel 20 years younger too!!
  8. Replies
    13
    Views
    3,497

    Re: Totally Freaked Out! Need some feedback...

    Your boss needs to speak with bariatric surgeons before making such a blanket statement. Yes I know people that have regrets, but I know many more that are ridiculously happy. I would not go back...
  9. Replies
    14
    Views
    6,765

    Re: Gained 15 pounds after sleeve

    Are you at your goal weight or over it. For many of us we lost more than our goal weight. I went 15 pounds under my goal and everyone thought I looked too skinny. I loved it though!! After 4...
  10. Replies
    3
    Views
    5,539

    Re: OMGOODNESS,,,,,I did it

    Those pictures look terrible compared to what I really look like. My arms look fantastic and I have no bra bulge left. I can only imagine in 6 months once all the swelling stops.
  11. Thread: Plastics

    by JanPit
    Replies
    3
    Views
    914

    Re: Plastics

    Compression garments must be worn for 4 to 6 weeks. After week 2, I was instructed to do arm exercises by raising my arms to the front and then to the sides. Like a spider walking up the wall. It...
  12. Thread: Plastics

    by JanPit
    Replies
    3
    Views
    914

    Plastics

    Today I posted about my arm lift surgery that I had on Dec 21. If anyone is interested it is in that forum. I wasn't sure if I would post this or not, but decided to pay me experience forward, as I...
  13. Replies
    3
    Views
    5,539

    OMGOODNESS,,,,,I did it

    After my tummy tuck was denied twice by insurance, I realized that the body part that bothered me the most was my arms. At the gym I couldn't stand watching that skin swing back and forth like it...
  14. Replies
    63
    Views
    28,424

    Re: Tummy tuck! With pics

    You look amazing!! Now I really want one.
  15. Re: Need honest opinions on my appeal letter. Please

    Hi Pam, I am glad I read this thread. I have been denied twice and did have lots of documentation from my Surgeon, Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon (sho is accredited) and my primary care...
  16. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,613

    Re: An anniversary that came and went

    Stacy, I would definitely recommend taking any support that is available. That is why you see people on this forum that are several years out.
    I have had the same insurance for over 20 years and...
  17. Thread: Failure?

    by JanPit
    Replies
    9
    Views
    2,114

    Re: Failure?

    You are really being very hard on yourself. My goodness, you are only 5 weeks out. At 5 weeks out I was not too worried about anything other than trying to eat something, anything. Protein was...
  18. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,613

    An anniversary that came and went

    Sept 24 will always be one of the most important days in my life. Its the day I had my surgery and started a new life. My surgical nurse said "Happy birthday" to me when I woke up in recovery, and...
  19. Replies
    11
    Views
    2,243

    Re: Well well well....Happy Birthday to ME

    Happy Birthday to you!! You have the gift of a great life with lots of fun things to look forward to. Most of us do this major surgery to get healthy, never realizing how much fun it will be. ...
  20. Replies
    19
    Views
    3,575

    Re: Almost 7 months out... 101 pounds down.

    Wow, that is so impressive!! What an awesome story you have to tell. Hope you have a successful and fun run. Isn't it amazing that we are doing more now(I'm almost 62) than when we were younger. ...
  21. Replies
    8
    Views
    2,140

    Re: Three Years Later

    Happy Anniversary, Love your post and your positive attitude.
  22. Replies
    10
    Views
    2,304

    Re: MaeB's Journey (with pictures)

    Welcome to the forum. There is a world of information and support here. Best of luck on your journey. Remember, everyone's is different.
  23. Replies
    29
    Views
    5,297

    Re: To Track, or Not to Track

    When I do track, I track everything. On a mental track, I just worry about protein and keeping carbs down. I don't worry about fats or sodium. I am in the best health of my life so I must be doing...
  24. Replies
    29
    Views
    5,297

    Re: To Track, or Not to Track

    I am 3 years post op and for the first two years I did track on the Fitness App. they make it really easy by having a very large data base of food by brand names, restaurants. The reason I started...
  25. Re: Third Surgiversary Post Still Maintaining My 100 Pound Weight Loss

    Hi girlfriend, I knew I would find your anniversary post. We've done it together, and our philosophies are so alike. Got to learn what works for you and watch out for those pitfalls before they...
Results 1 to 25 of 345
Page 1 of 14 1 2 3 4