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xx_Momo_xx

Gastric Sleeve Patients
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  1. xx_Momo_xx

    Frustrated

    Hello and good morning everyone I just need to vent a little !!! Today is three weeks since my VSG and boy do I feel great. I’m transitioning to my normal before surgery daily life. I’m so frustrated ! This weight isn’t budging as fast as I’d like it to omg! I know it’s not a sprint but a marathon but I’m just so frustrated. I see here many people were givin a set amount of calories/carbs to take in per date I wasn’t. After my one week follow up my doc said you look great see you in three months! I get my protein in (about 40grams not quite the 60) and I intake at least 40oz . Of water per day, add in the G2 and liquids to food maybe 50oz of liquid per day. I was wondering if anyone has PCOS and could this be the reason for my slow slow slow weight loss. It seems before surgery I was dropping the weight like nothing but after the surgery it’s really hard. I barley eat anything solid because I just throw it back up so I rely on my protein shakes which fill me up. I can stomach eggs so I’ve been having 1 boiled egg (just the whites I have never done the yellows) every other day I just don’t know and I’m so frustrated ☹️ Starting weight 260 surgery weight 228 current weight 217 goal. 150-160
  2. xx_Momo_xx

    Frustrated

    I completely agree with you; I think I just watched too much TLC and expected to loose like 50lbs in a month😂 but speaking to my dr and everyone here I know I’m doing just fine ! It sucks because I have to go back on to my full liquid diet so I feel like I’m going backwards instead of forwards
  3. xx_Momo_xx

    Frustrated

    Bad news guys !! I expressed my concern to my doctor and he wants me back on my all liquid diet. More stomach meds and more nausea medication for me yay 🙄 it sucks anything solid I eat I just bring right back up and then I’m nauseous and throwing up anything that goes in after that! I spoke too soon ! I threw those sausages up as soon as I ate them! It looks/feels like I’ll never be able to eat again!
  4. I will and as long as she is good that’s all that matters right !
  5. xx_Momo_xx

    Frustrated

    I will try ! I had two low fat turkey breakfast sausage this morning and it wasn’t bad ! I felt like I ate a whole meal at the buffet but every little bit helps thank you 😊
  6. xx_Momo_xx

    Frustrated

    Thank you !!
  7. xx_Momo_xx

    Frustrated

    And the funny thing is I did read that to lol thank you for reminding me !
  8. xx_Momo_xx

    Frustrated

    Thank you ! I will definitely try to find ways to get in more calories. Solid foods still don’t sit right with me so maybe more soup it is and I’ll add a protein drink ! And I will definitely lookup the threee week stall thing ! I wasn’t eating as much because my body as it’s healing it’s not telling me it’s hungry ( I know I should be getting food in regardless) today is my three weeks and I know it’s not too late I’m starting today and getting in my calories !! Thank you so much so so so so much
  9. @MelTed haha don’t worry it wasn’t TMI i have type two diabetes so it’s been difficult. My Doc isn’t going to want to give me Clomid until the 18 months is up. We’ve done everything but my weight was aslways a factor. I take my metfomin religiously!! Honeslty im hoping that I lose enough weight with this sleeve to kick PCOS in the booty and get pregnant all on my own. They surgery is great I’ve been having great numbers with my glucos testing! You will do great like I said ! Just afterward get plenty of rest because once you get up and go you don’t stop !!
  10. xx_Momo_xx

    Any MAY sleevers???

    I have to agree it is the best decision we’ve made !! Congrats on the weight loss!! Your doing great
  11. My Dr. says to wait 18 months so next year should be fine for you I’m kinda praying it happens before then for me!
  12. Congrats 🎉 I hate to admit this but my main goal for weight loss surgery was to get pregnant. I know that I’m suppose to wait at least 18months but if it happens before I would be on top of the moon. My husband and I have been trying for about 10 years now and nothing is working! I’m hoping this weight loss surgery gets me to where I need to be and I can start sharing my stories here too. Good luck with the new baby Hunny !!!
  13. xx_Momo_xx

    Frustrated

    Really?? Hmm I’ve never though of that I will increase my calorie intake and see if that makes a difference! Maybe my body is in starvation mode!! muscle can grow at an alarming rate so you never know Matt also there is water retention that does happen in men as well !!
  14. xx_Momo_xx

    Ladies! I'll let you in on a little secret!

    Omg thank you I love Marshall’s ! I will be shopping there more often now!
  15. xx_Momo_xx

    Frustrated

    Ahh yes it’s crazh though @Matt Z I intake between 300-500 calories per day and I mean I know I work it off. I’m walking 2 miles a day and 2-4 times hitting up the gym for my cardio. And of course sleeping burns like 700-800 calories😂 i know it’s still early in the game for me but I hit the ground running after my surgery and this little stall and only 1lb per week thing is killing me !!! Maybe your gaining muscle. That has happened to me in the past we’re I was gaining muscle and losing inches. So that little weight gain your having isn’t necessarily a bad thing.
  16. xx_Momo_xx

    Drinking water too fast

    I’m three weeks out today , this morning I inadvertently took a huge gulp of water as I was making breakfast and no pain nothing !! For fruits and veggies I’ve heard to stay away from stuff like broccoli and celery. Certain fruits like bananas and watermelon that are high in sugars and can make your pouch feel bloated I will be honest though I’ve had both banana and watermelon and feel fine , I can only eat half of a banana and maybe 1/4 cup of watermelon before I’m full. I have had bad experience with broccoli. I loved them before surgery so on my purée state I tried them and threw everything back up!! I’m no medical doctor though just giving you my personal experience if you have questions call your nutritionist or Bariatric team they will be more than happy to give you medical advice
  17. Hey Melissa ! I also have PCOS and that was the driving force for my surgery. My husband and I want a family and this surgery was literally our last hope. I wish you luck and a speedy recovery. Please keep in touch with me , I would like to see how your weight loss is going after surgery, if the PCOS affects it!! The surgery is awesome and a life changer! You will do great 👍
  18. xx_Momo_xx

    Struggling..

    I agree with @Matt Z my husband was 100000% supportive before , during and after surgery, together we now set little weight loss goals for ourselves , we work out together and eat healthier. With regards to the protein shakes ; I actually share with him ( I order large quantities of the premier online ) after a good workout everyone needs protein. Coming from a woman I understand your frustration , your boyfriend is acting quite childish and maybe it is because he’s scared. Sit down talk to him and tell him you need his positivity in your corner right now ! Good luck honey this surgery was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made and I would recommend anyone who needs it to get it. p.S. when I was on a full liquid diet for my pre op and the 2 weeks post op I was losing about 10lbs every 4-5 Days talk to your doctor about doing a supervised diet as such and maybe those extra 10lbs will come off
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    Need to eat more (women only)

    Oh man during the PMS period is hard !! I crave the weirdest things and I am constantly hungry. The surgery hast changed this one bit, I can’t eat as much so one or two bites I’m full but the cravings don’t go away and the hunger comes back. During the regular weeks of the month I’m totally fine , as I’m healing I find that I have to remind myself to eat and the hunger hormone is almost non existent🤷🏽‍♀️
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    Any MAY sleevers???

    Ahhh that would explain a lot ! I’m doing my walking and light cardio I’m happy with the results so far but I know once this swelling goes down that it’ll be better thank you so much for the advice !
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    Any MAY sleevers???

    I was sleeved on 5/31 im about 19 days out and feeling great 👍 the weight isn’t coming off as fast as I’d like but I’m still working on it ! I had to give away more than half of my closet because the cloths were too big and I feel great !!!
  22. @Matt Z Thank you ! I read that and it was very helpful I have been excercising all wrong!
  23. xx_Momo_xx

    Headed for surgery!!

    Good luck !! 👍 you will do great
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    Having trouble believing my stomach is gone

    Omg 😮 I thought I was the only one ; I was sleeved on 5/31 and I’m about 80-90% healed and I cannot believe I’m sleeved. I’ve moved on to solid foods and then the fact that I’m sleeved comes in ; solid foods fills me up so quickly two bite of chicken , tuna , anything more I’m dumping and throwing it up. I wasn’t informed that dumping was part of the sleeve am I doing something wrong !
  25. I had my sleeve done and 95% of my family doesn’t know I had it done , but my mom dad brother and husband. It’s your decision I wish I did it earlier (by the way I’ll be 28 this year) I have had the option since my early to mid twenties. It’s a great tool and when you see the weight coming off it makes you want to work harder; again it’s your decision but if I had to do it again I would!!
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