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Misty101

Gastric Sleeve Patients
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About Misty101

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    Senior Member
  • Birthday 08/01/1981

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  • Gender
    Female
  • City
    Covington
  • State
    GA
  • Zip Code
    30014

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I've Just started the process of getting ready for the Sleeve. Had my Consult at the end of May.
Did My Upper GI series Monday June 1st
EKG with a Physical on June 3rd
Nutritionist on June 4th..
Seen GI Specialist on June 8th for sliding Hernia and a Narrow Esophagus
Doing a EGD on June 12th per GI Specialist.
Yes I work Fast. I am Self Pay patient. It fells that I'm jumping through hoops here just to get cleared for surgery.
My Pre-Op is scheduled for July 1st .. YAY
Sleeve Surgery is scheduled for July 2, 2015 at 630am will be departing the hospital the same day by 11am.. So Excited and Nervous all at the same time.
Starting Weight is 180 Goal is set at 125 for December 30..
Had my Surgery, I'm 5 days post op as of today. July 6, 2015. my nurse scared me to death the day of surgery. She says to me so are you mentally prepared for what is to come after surgery. And I'm thanking yea I am, is there something I need to know. lol. She says well most of all my patients are dry heaving and have terrible gas pains. we try to give you everything to help with that but there's only so much we can do for you. my Patients tell me that its a pain that they have never experienced before and they could not explain to anyone what they were going through. Oh My I said to my husband maybe I can do this on my own, lets talk about getting me out of this bed and going home. That's how scared she made me. Well I came out of surgery with minimal pain in my tummy, No Gas Pain, No Heaving or Vomiting, and No Sore Throat. Just a very dry mouth. and Very Tired. So Now I am 5 days post OP and still extremely tired I came back to work today due to its a desk job and doing ok. Talked with the Nutritionist and she says get more protein in that will help with me being tired. If that helps boy houdie I will be doing awesome. I cant start purees until Saturday a week out. Cant wait for that. that will last me about 3 weeks. Have not weighed yet. will do so at my first 2 week post op apt with the dr.
 
It is Oct 22, 2015, I am a little over 3 months now, I'm down to 156, which is 24lbs down. I would say I'm happy with this out come; Of course I would love to be down way more but my body just says no. I exercise Monday through Friday I do 30 min of cardio and I do 30 min of weights each day of the week. I take Saturday and Sunday off and be with my girls. I do cheat hear and there, I have trouble eating 5 times a day, so I actually just eat 3 times a day and If I remember or need to I will have a snack. I still have a primer protein shake every am which has 30 grams of protein. I loose about a 1lb a week and If I keep on track I will be in a healthy range at 6 mths at 145.. I would love to see my self at 125, which would put me at 11 mths. Will see how it goes.

Age: 42
Height: 5 feet 4 inches
Starting Weight: 180 lbs
Weight on Day of Surgery:
Current Weight: 135 lbs
Goal Weight: 130 lbs
Weight Lost: 45 lbs
BMI: 23.2
Surgery: Gastric Sleeve
Surgery Status: Pre Surgery
First Dr. Visit: 05/27/2015
Surgery Date: 07/02/2015
Hospital Stay: Outpatient
Surgery Funding: Self Paid
Insurance Outcome: Not covered
Misty101's Bariatric Surgeon
Atlanta Bariatrics / Johns Creek Surgery, PC
6920 McGinnis Ferry Rd
Suite 340
Atlanta, Georgia 30024

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