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  1. Not sure where i should have posted this so maybe here? Lol Im on the Depo shots because ya know after you loose weight your more fertal. Im about to be 24 and am in no way ready for a baby. So heres my question Ive been on depo for 6 months now and my weightloss hasnt been as fast as everyone else's has been. I know i shouldnt compare but its hard. Im about to be 7 months post op and have only lost 63lbs i know it is a lot and im weighing in at 196lbs and my goal is 160lbs but for some reason I thought id be a whole lot closer to goal. I cant help to think maybe it is cause of the birth control. I am always hungry and even when im full i crave to munch on something. Is it the side affect of the depo?i hear that it makes you constintly hungry. Any thoughts?
  2. Im 10 months post op and i have 22lbs to go. I honestly dont see me reaching it in a year. It took me one month to loose 2lbs. I lost 40lbs my first week post op and after that the other 20lbs were hard to loose and took longer. SW259lbs CW191lbs GW170lbs I exercise 3-4 times a week. Not sure what to do. I cut back on my carb intake and lowered my cheese intake (i love cheese) im trying on my Water (i fail on days im off or when im crazy busy at work) I do (most days) 1 shake a day and get my other Protein through food. I have 89lbs to loose in total and I watch everyone elses journey and people with same stats and they are closer to goal then me. I know everyones different but im nowhere where i want to be. I dont need tough love i just need a hug.
  3. Aribay1

    Did you reach goal in a year?

    OH no now i feel bad for whining if it makes you feel better ill be 191 today but 197lbs tomorrow and i always flip flop.
  4. Aribay1

    Did you reach goal in a year?

    Its so hard! I guess im hard because i read someones post from awhile ago and it was something along the lines that if you dont reach goal within a year your chances for success are slim to none. Not sure if its true but its scarey
  5. Since this post i actually switched to the pill. I hate having to remember to take it but im not always hungry now so im happy with that. I wanted to do the mirena but because ive never had kids my doctor didnt recommend it and she suggested the implant but i think in two years ill be ready to have kids. And dont want to wait to have it removed.
  6. Ugh im so frustrated and getting upset What am i doing wrong? Actually i probably know what. Okay here we go Im 10 months post op at the end of the month 1 week ago i was 194lbs. Today im 198lbs. I wasn't going to weight myself but i did at the gym scale and i think it was wrong so i weighed myself at my home scale which may be wrong too i dont know but its the one ive been using. Anyway I know it cant be my exercise. I workout 4 times a week. I take bodycombat (a mixed martial arts class) which is a high intense cardio class. And a core training class. So im pretty set on exercise. Can it be that i dont measure my food? I honestly just pack my lunch (a "normal" portion) and i just listen to my stomach to when im full. And i snack in between probably too much 7am i eat half a sandwich (flax and whole wheat bread flats with turkey and cheese) Around 9 i snack usually wheat thins with a triangle laughing cow cheese 12 i have lunch usually a salad. 3 i go home and its all down hill sometimes ill snack on smart pop or nuts or apples sometimes a peotein shake. As im typing this i realized i dint do Protein shakes as much as i should? Should i still be doing 2-3 shakes a day? Any suggestions? What do you eat thats been helpful? My schedule is usually the same. I work 7-3 and i go to the gym between 5-7 and i try not to eat past 7. I have atleast 40oz of Water a day. HELP!!!!
  7. hahaha i dodnt think i would either some Snacks im like ah forget it i wont but i did. Its going to get some getting use to but i know if i could do liquid diets and the pureed diet i can regular diet too. I need this gut to go!
  8. Hi everyone! So i tracked my normal day and i found out 60% of my diet is fat! This whole time i thought i was doing good but nope im cleaning out the pantry and revisiting my meal prep and "diet"
  9. I know 100% im eating way more then I should be. But I am really excited to try out my fitness pal app! I guess itll take some time to get use to it
  10. Sounds amazing! Yeah my protein has been chicken and shrimp. But noone has ever suggested any of the things youve named thanks! And yeah i was trying to follow a nonWLS friends diet that went well for her but i guess not me Thanks! Thanka for the post im definitely going to keep track now and hopefully this will be my solution.
  11. Agreed. But, also make sure you are getting enough Protein. If you don't measure your food how do you know if you are reaching your protein goal? What does you NUT advise? Only 40 oz of Water a day is too low. Especially if you are exercising. I just emailed her and got it returned so im guessing its a wrong email. Also yeah water is still hard for me to get. Mainly because im always crazy busy at work so water is unfortunately the last thing on my mind. And i have no clue how to even begin on measureing food and such.
  12. Thanks! I know i should be measureing but likw you said its a pain. Also how do I know what i should be eating (measureing wise)i have no clue where to start.
  13. PS my doctors goal is a lower BMI which would be 170lbs.
  14. So i loooove the quest chocolate chip cookie protein bar but they are pretty pricey so i want to know what else is out there. I try not to eat anything with higher sugar then protein so thats what im aiming for. Im a sweets person so anything sweet is what i like the most.
  15. I was sleeved 5 months ago and my dad seems interested because he likes my results. He's young 40's and has been type 2 diabetic since he was 20. I belive he is a bit over or under 300lbs He's health seems to spiral down and I'm worried because he has so many joint issues. I want to know if this sounds or sounded like you and how you did and are doing. Did your diabetes go away or did your medicane decrease? I just want what's best for my dad's health If your a woman in the same range I'd like to hear from you too.
  16. (I poated this on the pregnancy page as well in case youve seen it.) Im on depo birthcontrol and I think its causeing me from loosing weight. Im 196lbs ive lost 63lbs since October 30, 2014. So im about 7 months post op. My goal is 160 and I know i shouldnt compare to others but i feel like i should have lost more by now and be much closer to goal. Could it be my Depo? I know some side effects were always being hungry and i know people experianced weight gain (non WLS patients) and im always hungry! Thoughts?
  17. Aribay1

    Anyone ever use Depo?

    Yeah ive been on the pill for about a month and a half and my appitite/cravings has lowered. And im down 2 lbs (took awhile but ill take it)
  18. Ill be 9 months post op july 30th and ive been having the worst pressure on my upper abdomen. Before i would take pre workout and it would happen so i stopped taking it all together and today i worked out and the pain was awful. Its almost like i have to poop but then i try and nothing. Anyone have any idea or been through this before? Also yes i will be going to my doctor to talk about this to him.
  19. So I take now (since today) a multi, b 12, and Biotin Vitamin. When I went to the doctors I did blood work and she said I just been more Vitamin D. So I'm gonna add that soon. But I feel like every picture I see under the gastric sleeve hash tag on instagram everyone seems to be taking so many. Am I doing something wrong?
  20. Im not making this decision right away but it has crossed my mind to join the reserves. Has anyone joined? Were you denied? Any advice would be great. Stats 7 months post op 30lbs till goal. 24yrs old.
  21. Yeah thats the next step. It didnt cross my mind untill i realized it might be an issue.
  22. Your month pre op?idk maybe you ment post op but thats crazy!!!!! I was told around 7 to 8 months or later! I didnt have issues but i did feel my stomach kind of burn or sting but other then that i was good. I felt like i handled my alcohol like i would have pre op but not drinking and going out every weekend has saved me a fortune so it was only once and god knows when ill drink again but not anytime soon!
  23. Im 7 months post op (Saturday) and im also going out that night to Celebrate my birthday. Im not saying im looking to get trashed but i havent drank since surgery and even then i would take sips of my boyfriends drink and would feel some kind of kick. Any suggestions on introducing my body to this? I jokingly said id be carrying a sandwich around in my purse at the club (i really am tho) so ive got that much covered haha!
  24. In one way or another im glad someone said something because i never knew of this and now i wont learn it the hard way. Thanks for your post!
  25. Its just hard idk if anyone can relate (im sure) being so big you take the smallest of feedback or criticism to heart. So although ive lost weight im still very sensitive especially when i feel attacked.

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