Jump to content
Are you looking for the BariatricPal Store? Go now!


Gastric Sleeve Patients
  • Content Count

  • Joined

  • Last visited



  • Rank
    Senior Member

About Me

  • Gender

Recent Profile Visitors

946 profile views
  1. Hello, I had my sleeve done in 2014 (394lbs down to 255lbs). I did regain weight aswell (295lbs.. current), original goal (230lbs never reached). My surgeon advising going with modified DS as a revision. He mentioned increased bowel movements with this procedure. How has this experience has been for you?. Im concerned about lack of control or the constant need to go and other possible side effects. Sent from my SM-N975U using BariatricPal mobile app
  2. Update from my last post. I have drank beers and liquor. Im 3 1/2 months out. Im able to drink beer slowly but painless. Liquor still hits me hard but goes away as fast as it hits me. You can continue to drink through the day. Just dont expect to get and stay hammered.... It wont happen. You will sober up real fast. No desire to drink every day. Its been said we are at risk of becoming alcoholics. I do love how much I save going out now.

    Sleeve Fantasy Football Anyone?

    Im new to fantasy games. But im trying my chances in fanduel. I dont work for them but I think you guys should try it.

    Dropped 3 pants size in 2 months

    I was shocked. Before my massive weight gain I was 270lbs. Avg pant size 38. I started to develop sleep apnea which really got bad over time. When I finally got checked it was in the severe stage 65 episodes a minute. by time I was diagnosed I was 380lbs and pants size 52 (I like them loose). All this happened within 3 years. I had about 10 new pants I havent wore since weight gain. Im 10 weeks in, and now im at 287lbs. Im still very big, but the weight loss didnt hit me until I didnt have any clean pants (havent done laundry... I work 2 jobs.. dont judge im not lazy..lol). I had to attempt to try one of these pants on since I had a party to go to and all stores were closed. I jumped into a size 44 and it was still too big. I believe im currently a size 40 I jist havent checked. Its summer I been wearing shorts all summer and surgery was in jun. So we will see. Sorry for long story im just really happy with my surgery getting to sizes I havent seen in years.

    Mens Stats

    Sleeved 6/18/2014 Height: 6'2" Age: 28 Starting weight: 377lbs Current weight: 291lbs Stalled 3 times so far. First stall - 3 days Second stall - 6 days Third stall - 1 1/2weeks and still goin. I have always been into weight lifting. I lift weights vigorously. I am putting on alot of muscle really fast. With years of weight training history. My weight on scale hasnt changed too drastically in last week and change. But my sizes have definitely gone way down. Come september its shredding month. Cardio, calisthenics, and sports. Tighten that skin around the muscle. My only concern is loose skin. Everything going well so far. Still on 3 Protein a day. 2- Muscle milk 160 cal. 20g protein 1- muscle milk pro series. 220 cal. 40g protein. Multivitamin Benefiber 60 ounces - 1gallon of water/day (goes down easy after a month) lunch. Can of tuna (in water) Cereal /skim milk Fruits dinner. Tilapia Salmon Vegetables Rice (rarely) chicken (sometime) Occasionally rare urges (sushi roll, crackers, bodyarmor, milk, orange juice,.. etc) Still no bread feels too heavy. (Tried it once)

    I'm sure I'm not alone but...

    Idk if its just me, but I basically have what I want. Yes I avoid unhealthy foods. Im 2 months out and down 80lbs. Dr. Told me to just eat whatever I want. Just have 3 meals a day and avoid liquid calories. I see why I should avoid liquids calories. I can almost drink like I used to... very minimal restriction. Food on the other hand is no longer my desire. Some foods go down ok, and others hit heavy. Foods are still very restricted. Bout half a cup...

    Chewing food to mush

    I know this pain. Im 2 months in now. At this point I prefer liquids over food. Never thought I would hate eating. I miss some foods but after I try to eat... the pain. The instantly full feeling. Taking two bites and not enjoy the food. Is definitely getting to me.. my days still are 3 protein shakes lots of water. And maybe 1 meal. Just hate the way food feels now.
  8. Liquids you wont feel unless your drink it in big gulps and fast. Food you will feel instantly. Im 7 weeks out and I prefer liquids over food now. I miss bread, but its so heavy I dont.

    Average Weight Loss?

    You calories intake might be way to low. 300 a day? I dont think thats even enough Protein intake. Most Proteins are about 20g per 150calories. Unless you're using a pro series. They're around 20-25g per 100 cal. 800-1000 would be my guess for you. Also make sure you drinking all your liquids for the day. My conclusion came from all the questions I asked my Surgeon & NUT. At my 1 month post op appointment. He was shocked I was still doing the 800 cal a day. Told me to stop. Just avoid liquid calories and only 3 meals a day. 7 weeks post op down 85lbs.
  10. GODSON

    peeing fire

    Well im glad I didnt get one. It was my only concern about the surgery. Come surgery day I wished I had it. I didnt know anesthesia wouldnt let me pee at all. Bladder was backed up like crazy. Pain of needing to pee without being able to... top 15 I have experienced. Luckly my room was finally available ,and thank god it was a private room. Gravity was my friend. How ironic. Thinking back im still glad I didnt get one.
  11. GODSON

    How Many Guys Are On This App

    Im not off the lot new. But still have that new sleeve smell.
  12. GODSON

    Post op Gas

    I walked.... alot. I was going crazy after being home 3 days straight. Walked 3 miles and gas was gone.
  13. Liquid pain killers prescribed. GNC Liquid megaman multivitamin and powder multivitamin.
  14. GODSON

    Bugging myself out latly !

    Your fine. Although im only 7 weeks in and 79 lbs down. You really need to start realizing that your in it for life. Slow and steady is as good as extremely fast weightloss. Actually when you think about it slower is better. You give your skin time to catch up and shrink. Sleever can expect .5 lbs to 1lbs per day lost. Changing routines is always good keeps the body guessing. Liquid calories are your enemy. I have stalled 3 times... bad. Each stall lasted about a week. I feel your pain I just want to get to goal so I can finally change my wardrobe.
  15. GODSON

    Man Boobs (Moobs)

    Lift weights. Thats about it.