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Liz'sReady4change

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  1. Feel Great! Haven't been in the 180s since over 10 years ago!

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    Sleeved tomorrow 1/28!

    You did it!!! You are on your journey to your new life!! Great job!! Every day does get better!! I'm happy for you!!!
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    Sleeved tomorrow 1/28!

    I wish you the best, God bless you!!
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    Help, I can't stop eating

    You can relax, because you are normal. I too began to eat everything right before surgery due to being afraid to not ever be able to eat those items again. I hadn't had a whopper from Burger King like in 7 years and ate a whopper meal, and a lot of my favorite fattening foods before too. You are normal to have these feelings but now that I am 7 weeks post op, I realize I can already eat anything I want but in a very small portion. So you don't have to feel pressured to get it in now. But I don't crave the whopper or most foods I used to eat because you may find that white flour is harder to digest. So even if you tried to eat pizza, you can't eat more than a couple of bites, but it fulfills your craving for that item. Also, I have came to realize that I did this surgery to use as a tool to help me not eat those types of foods so I'm concentrating on better nutrition. and as long as i get my protein in on time, I never get so hungry that I start eating junk. I'm 28 pounds down since surgery and I'm extremely happy! I wish you the best!
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    6 weeks out today and back in the game.

    Great Job! Thank you for writing out your true feelings!! I am 2 days from being 6 weeks out and I have only lost 24 since surgery! I'm glad i read your posting!! It was a wake up call for me too! I need to stop eating the junk and do what I had planned to do! I too need to reach water requirements and protein and need to keep down the carbs! Thank you for your posting! You are inspirational and motivating! I wish you the best in your journey! We can do dis!!!!
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    You look great! Congrats!
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    Only 7 wks post op & pregnant.

    Praise our Almighty Lord! All things are possible through Jesus! Congrats on your pregnancy, I am so happy your baby and you are doing great! God is soooo good!
  18. I did it!!! REACHED ONEderland!!! YEAH BABY!!!!

  19. I haven't been this weight in over 11 years!!

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    Compassion

    Yes definitely, that is just one of the devil's evil schemes! Let's continue to pray for all, Happy New Year to you and all who are on this site and may God continue to lead us and guide us and give us wisdom and strength!! God bless
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    Half way through my journey

    You Look Fantastic!!!!
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    Christmas Eve 2012

    You look beautiful!!! Congrats!!!!!
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    so many post op questions

    Hi! I'm at day 19 post op and I was off pain meds by day 6. She shouldn't be in pain other than soreness from stomach incisions. I was told by my doctor only one flight of stairs to second floor was ok, once or twice a day. Yes, we need to walk to avoid blood clots, but other than walking, No exercise until after 6 weeks. I do not have a drain, so I cannot help you there. At that time, I ate cream of chicken, cream of asparagus, unjury chicken soup flavor (my fav). greek yogurts, strained oatmeal with almond milk. I use myfitnesspal.com which can also be accessed from a smart phone app. It counts all Protein for you when you add what you ate or you can scan the bar code on your food product and it automatically counts protein for you. My doctor said 60-80 grams a day. The easiest Protein shakes are Isopure 0carb 40grams of protein per bottle. You can buy at GNC. Or Premier Protein sold in cartons of individual drinks at Cosco. 30grams of Protein per shake. I hope this helps!! Liz
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    Only 7 wks post op & pregnant.

    I'm am very happy for you!! That is great news!! Thank God!!!
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