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It's Here!

So we are finally here! My surgery is in the morning! This last week of my pre-op diet was a bit of a roller coaster. The first 3 days I had a terrible headache that I could just not shake. 461 more words

Bariatric Surgery

2 Days Until My First Appointments

So, I have I travel to meet with my health care team on Wednesday.   I doubt I’ll even be getting my surgery date, but it’s a step towards getting it, and it’s a step I’ve been waiting for since Last May. 443 more words

Bariatric Surgery as a Product

A thin, grey haired doctor stood behind a podium in the front of the room holding a remote control for the projector. My husband pulled out his notebook, THE notebook, which continues to go with us on every visit to the weight loss clinic. 1,207 more words

Bariatric Surgery

My new sleeve info hero

While perusing the WLSFA site and facebook I came across a video they shared from Dr. Duc Vuong, The Sleeve Support Surgeon.  This video “Sleeve Signals: Signs You Need To Stop Eating” has excellent “reminder” info in it for anyone who’s had WLS. 17 more words

Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy

Keeping "fatbrain" satisfied one meal at a time!

Some days I feel mentally ravenous. Other days not so much.  On the days when “fatbrain” has me reeling with head hunger and I begin to long for the days of cookies past I have to do something about it…to keep myself from going off the wagon, or down the hill to a bakery! 300 more words

Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy

Bariatric Surgery - Information overload

If you’re a well-organized individual, keeping notes and documenting is something that comes as second nature, but if this isn’t your personality, then you may be tempted to rely on appointment cards and scribbling down directions on loose leafs of paper – but that’s a BAD IDEA! 329 more words

Tiny portions...

…Tiny dress! Just saying ;)

Side by side before VSG August 2015 / After VSG April 2017.

Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy