[b]08/18/2011 [/b]- Simply ready to change, that which I do not like.
[b]08/14-08/24/2011[/b] - Pre-op Diet followed (2 shakes as replacement meals & 1 meal NO Carbs!) Lost 13 lbs prior to surgery
[color=#FF0000][b]08/25/2011 [/b][/color]- [color=#0000CD]Surgery completed! [/color]- Feeling great NO pain other than gas in shoulder so walking and BURPING;)
(1) NOT hungry!!!
(2) Holding clear liquids as ordered.
(3) Mouth really dry so drinking is SO important!
(4) Normal activties with the expection of lifting!
[b]08/26/2011[/b] - felt really good so I decided to ride to walmart with my sister - [b]bad idea[/b]... to many bumpy roads. I am much sore now.
(1) Still NOT hungry!!!
(2) Holding to clear liquids as ordered; today was my 1st day to add a protein shake - I could no finish it in 1 sitting...
[b]08/27/2011 -[/b] still sore and feel a gas bubble in center of chest and left shoulder - I will continue to walk and take gas-x + I will send hubbie to get me some peppermint tea.
(1) Still not physically hungry [u]but mentally I could eat... [/u]so each time I think of tasting something I drink clear liquids or a protein shake... the human mind is extraordinary!
[b]08/30/2011 - [/b]first day back to work and really sore sitting in same spot- still not really hungry it is more my mind reminding me of my old eating habits throughout day- so I am sticking to post op diet.
[b]09/08/2011 - [/b]Feeling stronger, strength definitely back! walking on treadmill 3 x's a week while increasing momentum gradually. Starting to feel hungry -t rying to pick good choice muchies food. Must STOP weighing myself daily - as it is depressing since sale not moving much anymore but inches are coming off!
[b]09/18/2011 - [/b]2 days out from my post op visit for release and 3 days out from my first fill-Starting to get my appetite back so looking forward to 1st fill. did not walk enough this week but will get back on track upcoming week.
[b]09/20/2011 - Released [/b]by Dr. Hollister
[b][b]09/21/2011 - 1st Fill [/b][/b]@ true results - My Dr. Reilly - not painful at all to access port - surprised to see that I had 3.4 cc entered in during surgery - I am now @4.4 cc & feeling full faster again. I must get back on my excercise routine...
[b]04012012[/b] - still losing and excited as of today I am 196lbs almost to desired goal of 175
Height: 5 feet 6 inches
Starting Weight: 247 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery:
Current Weight: 196 lbs
Goal Weight: 165 lbs
Weight Lost: 51 lbs
Surgery Status: Post Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 07/11/2011
Surgery Date: 08/25/2011
Hospital Stay: Outpatient
Surgery Funding: Self Paid
Insurance Outcome: n/a
YolandaSready's Bariatric Surgeon
7515 SOUTH MAIN ST
HOUSTON, Texas 77082