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    Re: Anyone else struggle through the holidays?

    I'm only ~7 weeks out and ad the same issue.....gained 3-4 lbs over the past 2 weeks. I had a lot of relatives over for the holidays....plus I cooked for 40 folks on Xmas Eve. Time to start...
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    Re: Off grid for a while

    Merry Christmas!
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    Re: 5 Years Later... 12/2/13 - 12/2/18

    Keith,
    Way to go! You are doing great!
    Thanks for sharing your story, it's very helpful to us just beginning the journey.
  4. Excellent, up-to-date, simple, straight-forward self-help for eating disorders and more

    Hi All,

    VGS is a tool.....not a cure. Most long-term morbid obesity sufferers who have failed to lose and/or maintain weight-loss have emotional eating disorders. Most people who have VGS that do...
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    Re: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!!

    I hope you have snow much fun!
  6. When in to the "normal" food stage, how can you get enough protein without powders and shakes?

    When in the "normal" food stage, (say ~2 months post op) how can I get enough protein without powders and shakes? I'd like to be able to get in 100 grams of protein a day. Any tips?
    Thanks!
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    Re: Surgery is within hours

    Congratulations! You are a role model of determination.
    I'm just completing my first-week post-op. The best advice I've received was to stay hydrated and work on getting in protein. Also, to keep...
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    Re: 6 days out, feeling soooo tired

    More hydration and nutrition will do the trick. I mix up a special drink for all my water intake...it goes down well for me.
    -64oz water
    -2 packages of pedialyte
    -4 scoops of flavorless Genepro...
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    Re: 100 Pounds gone forever!!!

    You Da Man, Glenn! The truth is you are an inspiration. "YOU CAN'T HANDLE THE TRUTH!" ....sorry, had to throw that in there. :-)
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    Re: 1 year Surgiversary!!

    Congratulations! I hope to follow in your footsteps!
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    Re: Tomorrow is my day!

    Hey Folks,

    I made it through surgery well yesterday. No issues whatsoever. I feel OK....just sore and a lot of discomfort when moving.... and I finally feel some gas coming on. The surgeon said...
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    Tomorrow is my day!

    After 12+ years of looking into WLS, 3 different seminars and 100s of hours of blogs, forums, YouTube, and research papers....the time has come. Also after 20 years of a BMI of 40+, 3 comorbidities...
  13. Thread: New memeber

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    Re: New memeber

    Hi Pinkie, Great job! Keep it up!
    There are a lot of good and knowledgeable folks if you have questions. You can also do a search for topic.
    Cheers!
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    Re: Two Year Surgiversary--Loving My Sleeved Life

    Congrats Christie! What an inspiration!
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    Re: I have made myself sick!

    Great job at holding yourself accountable and taking swift action! Especially on the counseling. Now forgive and be kind to yourself and move forward in your new healthy lifestyle!
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    Knee replacement surgery after VSG

    Does anyone know how long one must wait to have knee replacement surgery after a VSG?
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    Medication to prevent gallstones

    I am 1 week away from surgery and received my prescriptions for post-op. I was sent blood thinner injections and meds for nausea.
    I was expecting meds for gallstone prevention (Actigall, Ursodiol)...
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    Re: Hello I am a new member to Forum

    Welcome Fly Fisher!

    It looks like you have had a lot of success with your weight-loss. That will definitely ease the pressure on your joints. There are some very successful and knowledgeable VGS...
  19. Thread: Sicily!

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    Re: Sicily!

    Beautiful trip sraebaer ! We were about to put your picture on the back of a milk carton! ;-)
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    Re: Hello all, frustrating journey so far

    Don't give up Lisa....you will get there! Self-pay in Mexico is definitely less expensive the 50% in the US.
  21. "Buyers remorse" for a short time after surgery??

    Often, I hear about folks*who had "buyers remorse" for a short time after surgery.*

    If you experienced this....

    When did it start, and how long did it last?

    Any advice for others if they...
  22. Tips to help get in all your protein and water

    Hello,

    Some people struggle to get in all their Protein and Water requirements.....
    Do you have any tips for those in their first few weeks post op that will help them to get in all their Protein...
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    Re: New. Has surgery 10/18

    Congratulations Mmeghan! You will be at stage 4 before you know it!

    Being 5-6 days post-op...how are you feeling physically and energy-wise?
  24. Re: Has anyone ever tried these Protein Fruit Loops?

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  25. Has anyone ever tried these Protein Fruit Loops?

    Has anyone ever tried these Protein Fruit Loops?

    Spartan Whey: Best Rated Protein Powder Blend, Best Tasting Whey Protein Isolate, Concentrate and Micellar Casein Blend with AstraGin for Amino...
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