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    Re: Anyone RECENTLY have Dr. Almanzo do your surgery?

    January will be 7 years post-op for me. I had zero complications (or even pain) with Dr A and am extremely happy that I used him. Each person is different. My blog on this site has info regarding my...
  2. Re: Intense Sweat Odor, Prednisone and IBS The #AskDrA Show | Episode 133 |

    A really weird thing happened to me 2 years ago (4 years post-op) I stopped producing sweat. 0 sweat, living in the South. No clue why. I have to be careful not to get too hot. Don't think it's...
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    Re: Had Surgery a week ago yesterday

    Congrats! The 24th was my 5 year surigversary with Almanza! I have <3'd every moment of my post-op life. Welcome to the other side! Keep up the great work! Remember, sip, sip, sip!!!
  4. Thread: Protein Powder?

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    Re: Protein Powder?

    First recommendation is to NOT buy a huge jar! Buy samples for anything that you want to try. Premier is my go-to for quick a meal. When I have time to make my own, I use Syntrax. ZERO carbs and...
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    Re: 5 year surgiversary

    BTW, I STILL have my gallbladder!! Woohoo! Thanks to research that I did pre-op, my primary doc agreed to prescribing Ursodiol. I truly believe that taking it for the first year absolutely enabled me...
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    Re: Frustrated after 5 years.

    First, Congratulations on the weight that you have lost and kept off. You need to give yourself a little more credit and not be too hard on yourself. With that said, I completely understand your...
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    Re: 5 year surgiversary

    HEY, Jersey Girl!! Glad to see you on here! Life is so much better now. The past 5 years have flown by. Thanks for always being supportive! Looks like you have ROCKED your sleeve!

    I can say that...
  8. Thread: I miss water!

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    Re: I miss water!

    Sip, sip, sip. People at work have just gotten used to always seeing me with my tumbler. I never walk away from my desk w/o it, unless going to the restroom, of course. Propel, Mio, and other...
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    Re: 5 year surgiversary

    Sorry, forgot to share 26520photo!
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    5 year surgiversary

    This group has been invaluable to me the past 5 years.

    Someone asked me privately about the worst things to consider about the surgery. I want to share my answer with everyone, in case someone...
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    Re: 4 years out and I need some help

    Whenever I feel like I need to get back on track, I do the 5 Day Pouch Test. It works very well for me. (I will be 5 years post-op, next week.)

    http://www.5daypouchtest.com/plan/theplan.html
  12. Thread: RIP Jersey John

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    RIP Jersey John

    We lost one of our veteran sleevers who was such great friend, supporter, encourager to those of who were sleeved in the '11-'13 timeframe.

    Jersey John will be missed.
  13. Re: I'm doing the Pouch Reset after a hefty regain...

    Best wishes! You've GOT THIS!! :)
  14. Thread: Potassium

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    Re: Potassium

    I'm 4 years post op and haven't heard of anyone needing it.
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    Re: Fleur de lis vs lower body lift/tummy tuck

    BTW, my surgeon for the fleur de lis was Dr. Chris Schaffer at Hedden Plastic Surgery in Birmingham, AL (https://www.heddenmd.com/html/about/christopher-schaffer.html)
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    Re: Fleur de lis vs lower body lift/tummy tuck

    I had the fleur de lis on December 12, 2014. My scar looks great!
    25163This pic is from the day after surgery, minimal bruising.

    This is a selfie that I just took, 10 months, post op. 25164
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    Re: Weight loss not stopping !!!

    I had to start drinking sweet tea to keep my weight up. I cannot eat more nor do I want to get into the habit of doing that. Gaining weight scares me.
  18. Thread: ready set go

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    Re: ready set go

    Congrats and best wishes! Just remember to follow your surgeon's instructions!
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    Re: What I miss......

    As a foodie, I understand. However, keep reminding yourself that the healthier version of you is more important. It will come with time. You are doing great, keep up the good work! Once your stomach...
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    Re: how are you doing 2 years t after surgery

    Surgery was in Jan 2012. I met goal, w/o any complications and no exercise. In fact, I didn't start exercising until this summer. I think the biggest things for success are ensuring your head is...
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    Re: Tijuana - Cell Service

    AT&T did 3 1/2 years ago, so, it should still.
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    Re: water taste horrible is it just me? HELP !!

    It took a very long time for water to be refreshing to me again. I used propel and started drinking tea, which I HATED pre-op.
  23. Re: Still Researching, Gastric Sleeve Only not planning on band or bypass-Dr. Almanza? or another physician?

    He did mine Jan 2012. I have not complaints and have such wonderful success.
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    Re: Considering resleeve

    Have you tried the 5 day pouch test? What size was the tube they used for your surgery?
  25. Thread: Packing?

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    Re: Packing?

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