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Jamie Marie

Gastric Sleeve Patients
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  1. As of today I am no longer "obese" I'm ok being over weight lol!
  2. January 29th is my anniversary date Lost 149lbs so far 46 in the last six months Hips lost 21 inches and 12 in my waist I would like to loose 11 more pounds. This has been the greatest gift to myself ever!
  3. Not to goal yet but My one year is not untill Jan 29th so I have time lol!
  4. Jamie Marie

    How much protein is too much?

    My NUT says 80 grams too and I am 7 months out.
  5. Jamie Marie


    NMu NUT sudgests kashi go lean, or oatmeal, use milk t make the oatmeal and add powdered milk for a high protein breakfast! I love it!
  6. Am SO EXCITED I lost 100 lbs on the day of my wedding! Now I am down 104... I doubted I'de ever see this day!
  7. Jamie Marie

    Two Months Post Op :)

    I'm a nurse and I took two weeks jsut because I could but realisticly I could of been back at work five days later.
  8. Ok had my 6 month check in.. had to add ANOTER vitmin! who knew "A" could be low? oh well... they seemed happy with my progress. I am getting married in ten days and have not had my dress altered yet for fear of it not fitting! Lord I hope it fits!!
  9. Jamie Marie

    So frustrated

    Why do you have to Loose weight, (a certain number) before surgury? I had to loose some but not a certain number?
  10. Jamie Marie

    Protein panic attack

    My surgons office sells these powdered Protein mixes that are fruit flavored they have tons of varieties they even have what they call shake and take , they coe in little bottles that you add Water too and shake, like strawberry kiwi, lemonaide, and even berry blast. they hae a web store that you can order from. Oh and they sell nectures that have 24 grams of protien per 4-8 oz. Here is the web site. http://www.grandhealthpartners.com/default/patient-resources/store I hope this helps.
  11. I love it when the scale moves... now if I can only get it to quit with the 200's lol I'de bee good!!!
  12. I only had 10 days on special diet pre op, so I'm sure you will be fine! Good luck!
  13. Jamie Marie

    Wedding dress shopping after VSG

    I am in the same boat, I went to look for a dress with my family and was pressured into ordering one by the sales lady stating it woudl take twelve weeks to get in.. it took two, then i tried telling them It was too big and they told me to take it home and we could alter it. Four weeks later It was too big to be altered, I took it back and they exchanged it for a smaller size.. still waiting for it to be delivered... words of advice. Get at dress with less beads and frufru as it is easier to alter. They can only take it down two sizes, so the second time I ordered one I could fit that was tight on me. The first dress was a 20 the second a 16. I hoep it fits or it will be on to dress three for me.... let me know what you end up doing I'm curious.
  14. I had mine on 1/29 I have stalled a few times, my dietition has me increase my watter and stick to all protien for a day or two, like jsut meat, cheese, yogurt, eggs with no sides or add ins.... it's always worked for me.
  15. My personal Goal, as my doc does not do "goal weights" was to be down 80 lbs by my wedding on August 17, as of today I am down 75 lbs and still have two months to go!!! Do you know how HARD it is buying a wedding dress, and having the sales lady not believe you will loose weight? I've already had to take back one bought a 20 and four weeks later It was so big they could not alter it small encough... who would of thought I would ever have that problem? I LOVE my sleeve!!!