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nesa83

Gastric Sleeve Patients
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About nesa83

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  1. I totally understand what you are saying!! I have 3 sisters we are 4 girls in total with me. And they are always telling me I look too thin that I look sick they even started to call me bones lol. I just laugh it off, but it's got the point where they are getting on my nerves. I tell them it's because they are not used to seeing me like this. I weigh 150 at the moment when I had surgery 10 months ago I was 278. I've always been big I weight 11lbs when I was born on thanksgiving day at that lol. I say go for it lose up into you are comfortable. I'm aiming for 130 all I want is a good BMI I'm 5'2.
  2. OK guys I've only lost 5 months since may 25th. As of today I gained 2lbs so that means I lost 3lbs only. Has this happened to anyone? What do y'all recommend? For the past 8 days I've been working out every day. I've lost 93lbs. I'm 6 months post op as of 6/21/14. Thanks for the help I just get freaked out I never want to go back to how I was before. Weight has been a struggle for me my whole life. Don't get me wrong I'm loving this sleeve and I'm staying focus.
  3. I'm 6 months post op today and feeling wonderful!! So ladies I've never been on birth control (I'm enjoying my weight loss) I seriously don't want a baby into 3 more years. I see my ob/gyn on Mon. Any suggestion of what form of birth control to take after gastric sleeve? I've heard some make you gain weight has that happened to any of you? All suggestions will be greatly appreciated.
  4. Months post op. 50 more pounds to go and I'll be happy. I'm loving this sleeve. I feel so happy.
  5. Hello how is all December sleevers doing and feeling? =) as for myself I'm feeling great. I've lost around 95lbs I'm finally out the 200's I feel really good. The only thing I've found myself starting to want to snack. And my appetite is ins screaming. I don't snack at all I just eat my 3 meals and drink my protein shakes. What's the calorie and protein some of you are taking in? I'm always lower then 800 calories. Hope everyone is doing great. Any snack ideas would be great. Honestly I feel scared when I find myself looking for a snack because before I would turn to chips or cookies. I for crave that anymore. Oh and I've hit a 1 month and a half plateau that I'm in now. I've also been working out. Any ideas how to get out the plateau? Surgery date 12/21/13 Highest weight 278 Current weight around 181
  6. nesa83

    Houston Ne1?

    How are you feeling? Hope all is well =)
  7. nesa83

    Houston Ne1?

    Yes he is my doctor he is really nice. I was excited then the night before I got nervous only because I started thinking about the "what if's" but once I arrived at the hospital at 4:45am I was fine. I've been blessed my journey has been great . I'll be 5 months on the 21st. They have flew by I've lost 85lbs. I recently started working out. Protein was a BIG problem for me at first into I found one I liked. Follow everything he tells you (the eating stages) and you will be just fine. I had a hernia repair along with my sleeve. Are you getting the star procedure? Any questions feel free to ask me or message me on here =). I met someone at my nutritionist class and she was my go to person (she had her procedure 4months before me) besides the nutritionist I would email them also.
  8. nesa83

    Houston Ne1?

    The whole staff was really sweet when I had my surgery and doctor Scarbourough went to see the 3 days I was there. I had mine done on a Sat. Are you nervous?
  9. Does anyone eat fruit? If so what fruit? I'm 4 months post op and I've been craving fruit a lot. I had some watermelon for a snack (I hardly snack) i really enjoyed it though.
  10. nesa83

    Houston Ne1?

    I work near pearland. What hospital are you having your surgery? I had mine at park plaza I didn't want to but I didn't want to change my date so I said ok.
  11. nesa83

    Bathing Suit W/Out the Tears!

    You look beautiful. So happy for you I hope one day I'm able to wear a swimsuit.
  12. nesa83

    Houston Ne1?

    Houston here!! Dr Scarborough did mine. 4 months post op!!
  13. nesa83

    Salad

    At 6 weeks I waited into 8 weeks and I loved it. Becarful I was told it causes bloating and discomfort I've had luck so far nothing has caused discomfort for my sleeve. Good luck and enjoy.
  14. Any Starbuck suggestions? I'm starting to miss it and I don't want anything super high in calories or high in sugar. I could just ask the barista also. I rather know what you guys are drinking.
  15. How far out did you all eat sausage? I want sausage but I'm scared. I'll be 4 months out tomorrow.
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