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    Re: 7 years since my gastric sleeve

    I wouldn’t suggest a liquid diet because you will binge afterwards. Eat lean meats, eggs, legumes, vegetables, nuts, dairy, one piece of fruit daily, avoid the terrible 4 white foods: no flour, no...
  2. Re: Graduate to Mushy Foods Tomorrow - Feeling NERVOUS!

    I had no problems transitioning. Things I ate
    Soft scrambled egg
    Taco Bell retried beans
    Cracker Barrel veggie plate (took several days to eat it all) mashed potatoes, carrots, green beans, any...
  3. Thread: Nausea!!

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    Re: Nausea!!

    Try nausea was gone by day 5.
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    High blood pressure after surgery???

    I'm one week post-op and have been having high blood pressure at home, so today when I went for my one week post-op visit I asked them to check it AND double check it. It was average 150/90. I saw...
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    Re: Input on Insurance Approval

    It took five weeks from the time I submitting everything until I got my approval letter. I couldn't schedule surgery until June because of work.
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    Re: Input on Insurance Approval

    Jess I have BCBS Alabama and if you have two comorbitities you will be approved. Are you on meds for high blood pressure? Have high cholesterol? Have sleep apnea? or any other issues related to...
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    Re: Starting mechanical soft

    I haven't been sleeved yet, but I just looked at my instruction book ...
    Days 15-28 Soft diet: cream soups/broths, egg drop soup, cream of wheat/grits/oatmeal, mashed potatoes, yogurt, soft cheese...
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    Re: 1 year out with before and after pics

    You look fantastic!!! How tall are you? If you don't mind, do you have loose skin issues? I think I'm about the same size as you - definitely the same build as your pre-op and would love to have...
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    Re: Abnormal Chest X-Ray

    Oh great! I'm praying I'm getting sleeved soon. Everything has been submitted to insurance, so I'm anxiously waiting. Hope you're feeling well.
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    Re: Abnormal Chest X-Ray

    Hey Dutch, what's the update on your X-ray? Did you end up gettindg sleeved as scheduled? Thinking of you.
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    Re: 1 Year Check up update - not typical

    You look great (beautiful) and very successful I'm curious why your doctor is not concerned about elevated liver function. What is causing it? Sometimes it's meds & sometimes it's illness. I...
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    Re: The question no one wants to ask

    I have not been sleeved yet but it is around corner. I have read that this is a very real problem (side effect) of WLS. What's funny is when I recently told my husband about the divorce rate of...
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    Re: It broke my heart

    Maybe you can let some time pass and then anonymously send some info to her.
    Swing by and leave an envelope in the mailbox one night - with some website links & maybe some other literature.
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    Re: 5 weeks post op and frustrated

    Your ticker shows a 25 lbs loss. Is that since surgery or is that a combo of pre/post?
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    Re: 100 pounds lost, finally!

    Congratulations!! 101 lbs is amazing.
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    Re: Coming out of lurkdom!!

    Those are awesome tips. Thanks so much!
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    Re: Coming out of lurkdom!!

    The doctor's office told me to be careful not to lose too much - so that my BMI doesn't drop below qualification. I calculated that I shouldn't get below 225 and I will keep the 35 BMI - I have 2...
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    Re: I'm sleeved!!

    Yay!!!! I've been thinking about you. Did you already know you had a hernia?
    So excited to follow your journey.
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    Re: Recovering

    Oh I hope your pain subsides. Can't wait to see pics after you're healed!!!
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    Re: Coming out of lurkdom!!

    I guess I need to find out what the requirements are of the six month diet. I just assumed it was a test of sorts to see if I could stick to a diet. I will try the water idea. By the way , Dr...
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    Coming out of lurkdom!!

    Hi everyone, I'm Kelly ... been hanging out here for a few months. I've read so many of your posts & blogs and have learned so much from all of you ! I appreciate everyone sharing so openly and...
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    Re: Insurance took 3 weeks but.....

    I'm so excited for you!!! I can't wait hear all about your journey. Thoughts & prayers tomorrow :)
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