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I don't know how, but I DID IT--passed up pizza & breadsticks!



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So, I met up with friends and the kids tonight for pizza and breadsticks at Pat N Oscars, and I did not have ANY.

I am just so amazed that I could do that! I am 8 days post-op, so I had a Protein Shake before I left and am emergency sugar-free pudding in my purse. I was so scared I wouldn't be able to stop my self from sneaking in a little bite of pizza, yet, I DID (stop myself, that is)! I really had doubts that this band thing would work--I am such an emotional eater, and even told my doctor I eat when I am NOT hungry all the time. I can't believe I am actually doing this, and surviving without junk food all day......

I still feel like I am walking on eggshells though--I haven't told a SOUL about my surgery for fear that it might not work, sigh....

but, I think it just MIGHT be working!

Thanks for letting me share smile.gif

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Good job! I'm so glad there's not a pat and oscar's in Phoenix any more. I wouldnt be able to pass it up! Everytime my husband and I go to San Diego(pre-band) I always want to go eat at pat and oscar's and have their amazing breadsticks. Love that place... anyway... Haha

I'm proud of you!

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great work :)

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Great Job! Keep it up! :D

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Fantastic!

A lot of times some things are just all in our Head. Like a addiction for carbs... Once you know you can't have it, you lose the urge for it.

Hope that makes sense to you, because it's so,,,, true !!

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Amazing how the band changes us. pizza was one of my biggest downfalls. Now when I look at it all I see is the pbing episode its bound to cause!

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I would have caved, I am terrified to be around food at all right now.... still have 2 weeks of just liquids....

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Why won't/didn't you tell anybody? Support will

be your greatest ally. I'm just curious because I thought about not saying anything, but I'm glad I did. It makes dining out so much easier because nobody puts pressure on me or questions my motives.

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Great to hear. I am having the band put in tomorrow and you are overcomming one of my biggest fears. Certainly makes me feel better that I can do it. Thanks for the motovation.

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Good luck ready to go......welcome to the journey

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Thank you very much. I am happy to have support from people who went through it. How were the frist few weeks after your surgury?

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I have been great...I start mushie stage officially today...im 2 weeks post op......I haven't seemed to have many issues as of yet:)

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funny, I caved about 6 weeks post op to pizza breadsticks. BAD IDEA! Youll try it once and NEEEEVVVVER do it again. The Stuck episode and swelling (caused major complications for weeks) because I got stuck on a bite of pizza hut breadstick. I avoid pizza like the plague now. It hurt like the dickens and the craving goes away pretty quickly. Great job for passing it up. You did yourself a favor.

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Chelle:

I have been very focused on the week or liquids and after the first day was ok. I am not worried about loosing weight right after surgery just my sanity.

Mindy:

How much did you eat?

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