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transforming jlaroux

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About transforming jlaroux

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  • Birthday 09/25/1973

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    38 year old woman who has been overweight most of my life. I'm working toward being happy, healthy, and energetic! I can't wait!
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    singing, reading, knitting, spending time with my family, GLBTQIA rights
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  1. transforming jlaroux

    Do you ever feel full?

    Juat eat til you are satisfied. Full is a miserable feeling. I gurgle, burp, and have pressure when I am full.
  2. transforming jlaroux


    So, May is 2 years of banded living. Last month my surgeon told an entire room that I am the practices most successful band patient!!! Oh My God! Me!! I get to be results not typical! Finally!!!:-)
  3. transforming jlaroux

    I guess

    I'm a veteran!!! Im 21 months out and have over 200 posts on here! Woohoo! I've lost 111 pounds and am renewing my wedding vows in a lovely size 14 dress with 4 inch heels! I havent gotten to my goal yet, but should be there by summer, juat short of 2 years!
  4. transforming jlaroux

    How many cc's is your band?

    I have 10cc in my 14cc band. I'm in the green zone. I've thought many times I was in the zone, only to find a few months later i needed another fill. I've lost 111 pounds since May 2011. Keep at it, dont get discouraged and dont be afraid to ask for a fill when you need it. You will learn the signs!
  5. transforming jlaroux

    Help I'm Not Losing

    That first 5-8 minite thing is often referred to as " first bit syndrome". I get it to. I have had it from my 3rd fill. It took about 6 fills to get to the green zone for me. It sounds like you need a fill. FBS happens b/c you may be hungry and forget to follow the rules! I sometimes dont chew well enough and my band reminds me its there! Good luck at your next appointment!
  6. transforming jlaroux

    5 Years Later

    Thats one of the reasons i got banded! So i could get adjusted if i started to gain:-) go ser your doctor, get a slight fill. Im sure things shift and change in there!
  7. transforming jlaroux

    Soup And Sandwich

    When i eat soup, i eat it first, b/c if i eat it second, then its like im drinking while eating, and i will pb. Also its better to have a chunkier soup w lots of Protein. As for the sandwich, i would not b able to eat a pita, i would do a half of a high protein, low carb wrap instead. Father Sams makes a good one. Youll have less trouble getting it down, gave less calories and more protein. Just a bit of advice from an old bandster:-)
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    So what did you decide to do?
  9. I also have the soft signal of hiccups, but i also find that when I am almost done, i start to lose interest in my food. Ill start to push it around, or find myself going slower. On the flip side, when I need a fill, i hover over my food, my bites get larger( more like a fork full!) and i scoop my food without regard for anything else! So be aware of that too! Best wishes on your new journey!!!
  10. Happy 39th Birthday transforming jlaroux!

  11. Split pea soup that is creamy, not chunky, was a lifesaver. It has Protein built right into the beans! Lol. Campbells. Muscle milk, g3( gatoraide product), yogurt. Try adding an unflavored protein powder( unjury is a good option). Good luck! Keep going! You can do the liquids!
  12. transforming jlaroux

    Never...ever Thought I'd Do It :)

  13. transforming jlaroux

    How Often Is It Safe To Go For A Fill?

    Your doc will only give you one if he/ she feels its ok. Mune, however, will only fill about every 4-6 weeks.
  14. transforming jlaroux

    Couch To 5K Anyone?

    Its pretty cool to run w her. Im actually wirking her up to something called dog scootering. Shell love that to. Then she can run at her pace and not mine! I just wish i could take her on a race with me. I really need to find a dog friendly run! Why cant u take ur dog?
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    Couch To 5K Anyone?

    I started and im now on week 4 day 1. I love it and so does my german shepherd. She hears the chime and changes pace. Its wonderful running with my dog!!! Planning on my 1st race on october 20!