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Discussion in 'General Chat' started by christine thompson, Dec 21, 2017.

  1. christine thompson

    christine thompson Active Member

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    Surgery Date:
    june13,2017
    Start Weight:
    271
    Current Weight:
    204
    Goal Weight:
    125
    Location:
    overland park, Ks
    Had my 6 month appointment. It went great. I've lost over 80 lbs. I've also bet my goal that was set by the doctor. Has anyone else had an annual chechup?
     
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  2. Carolyn337

    Carolyn337 Bariatric Guru

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    Surgery Type:
    Sleeve
    Surgery Date:
    8/21/2017
    Start Weight:
    337lbs
    Current Weight:
    286.9
    Goal Weight:
    203
    Location:
    Blacksburg, Va
    Not yet for me. I go back in February for the six month checkup. I'm losing weight very slowly. I am considering going back to soft foods or even pureed. But I really need to think about it. Sometimes it gets on my nerves
     
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  3. Pixx

    Pixx Bariatric Guru

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    Surgery Type:
    Gastric Bypass
    Surgery Date:
    6-19-17
    Start Weight:
    410
    Current Weight:
    305
    Goal Weight:
    165
    Location:
    Texas
    Awesome Christine! Congrats on the loss and a great checkup! I just had my 6th month as well, think you and I are a week apart in our surgery dates :) Everything went really well for the most part. I've lost 94lbs so far which seems unreal to me. I have to meet with a nutritionist now, as I'm in the 2nd phase of recovery for the repair I had done along with the bypass and I get to dive into the world of what I can and can not eat going forward. I'm sure all the good stuff will be on the 'No' list. :( We'll see though o_O
     
  4. christine thompson

    christine thompson Active Member

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    Surgery Type:
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    Surgery Date:
    june13,2017
    Start Weight:
    271
    Current Weight:
    204
    Goal Weight:
    125
    Location:
    overland park, Ks
    Don't get discouraged. You are awesome. The weight will come off. Just keep going forward. If you go back to soft, how long will you do it? Did you have the sleeve of the bypass?
     
  5. christine thompson

    christine thompson Active Member

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    Surgery Date:
    june13,2017
    Start Weight:
    271
    Current Weight:
    204
    Goal Weight:
    125
    Location:
    overland park, Ks
    Hey Pixx thanks for the enthusiastic response. Congratulations to you on your great success as well. Keep up the good work.
     
  6. Carolyn337

    Carolyn337 Bariatric Guru

    Messages:
    236
    Trophy Points:
    44
    Surgery Type:
    Sleeve
    Surgery Date:
    8/21/2017
    Start Weight:
    337lbs
    Current Weight:
    286.9
    Goal Weight:
    203
    Location:
    Blacksburg, Va
    I have done it for about five days. It's not easy but it didn't help either. I have been having issues with milk of magnesia not working for me. TrYing to think of alternatives. I think the weight isn't dropping cause I am so irregular. It may be time to talk to a doctor about it. I had the sleeve.
     
  7. christine thompson

    christine thompson Active Member

    Messages:
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    12
    Surgery Type:
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    Surgery Date:
    june13,2017
    Start Weight:
    271
    Current Weight:
    204
    Goal Weight:
    125
    Location:
    overland park, Ks
    Have you tried Miralax. My nutritionists said I could use a double dose, that really help me. Plus it not an laxative, it works with the water in your body. Just a warning though, I tried the knock of brand, did not work as well for me. Hope this helps.
     
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  8. Carolyn337

    Carolyn337 Bariatric Guru

    Messages:
    236
    Trophy Points:
    44
    Surgery Type:
    Sleeve
    Surgery Date:
    8/21/2017
    Start Weight:
    337lbs
    Current Weight:
    286.9
    Goal Weight:
    203
    Location:
    Blacksburg, Va
    Dr. Wants me to see em. I will keep you posted. I feel like it's been going on for too long.
     
  9. christine thompson

    christine thompson Active Member

    Messages:
    64
    Trophy Points:
    12
    Surgery Type:
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    Surgery Date:
    june13,2017
    Start Weight:
    271
    Current Weight:
    204
    Goal Weight:
    125
    Location:
    overland park, Ks
    Well good luck with you appointment. I hope all goes well and you get the problem resolved. Let me know.
     
  10. Carolyn337

    Carolyn337 Bariatric Guru

    Messages:
    236
    Trophy Points:
    44
    Surgery Type:
    Sleeve
    Surgery Date:
    8/21/2017
    Start Weight:
    337lbs
    Current Weight:
    286.9
    Goal Weight:
    203
    Location:
    Blacksburg, Va
    It seems like the strong laxative I was prescribed cleared my system out but it's been three days since then and nothing more. Gonna wait a couple more days before I complain. Maybe it was just what I needed. :confused:
     
  11. christine thompson

    christine thompson Active Member

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    12
    Surgery Type:
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    Surgery Date:
    june13,2017
    Start Weight:
    271
    Current Weight:
    204
    Goal Weight:
    125
    Location:
    overland park, Ks
    Don't forget to drink lots of water.
     
  12. Carolyn337

    Carolyn337 Bariatric Guru

    Messages:
    236
    Trophy Points:
    44
    Surgery Type:
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    Surgery Date:
    8/21/2017
    Start Weight:
    337lbs
    Current Weight:
    286.9
    Goal Weight:
    203
    Location:
    Blacksburg, Va
    Eww! Lol. Jk. I drink four 16oz bottles a day. Plus other things. Also the lax required that I drink 8oz per dose. Which adds up. I'm so goofy. I think the shakes are acquired. I wants another caramel one. I have to ask....when can I stop drinking the darn things?
     
  13. Pixx

    Pixx Bariatric Guru

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    Surgery Type:
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    Surgery Date:
    6-19-17
    Start Weight:
    410
    Current Weight:
    305
    Goal Weight:
    165
    Location:
    Texas
    Never? :p But I do think you get to slow down over time if you eat more protein throughout the day. I was told I would be supplementing my food intake with liquid protein for the rest of my life, at a minimum one shake, soup, or broth a day. I don't know if that applies to everyone or just me?
     
  14. christine thompson

    christine thompson Active Member

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    12
    Surgery Type:
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    Surgery Date:
    june13,2017
    Start Weight:
    271
    Current Weight:
    204
    Goal Weight:
    125
    Location:
    overland park, Ks
    Hey Pixx did you have the bypass or sleeve. I supplement my diet with protein shakes everyday. Just find it is easier that way to get in my protein intake.
     
  15. christine thompson

    christine thompson Active Member

    Messages:
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    12
    Surgery Type:
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    Surgery Date:
    june13,2017
    Start Weight:
    271
    Current Weight:
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    Goal Weight:
    125
    Location:
    overland park, Ks
    Excellent on the water intake. I really hope you are able to get going. Smile.
     
  16. Carolyn337

    Carolyn337 Bariatric Guru

    Messages:
    236
    Trophy Points:
    44
    Surgery Type:
    Sleeve
    Surgery Date:
    8/21/2017
    Start Weight:
    337lbs
    Current Weight:
    286.9
    Goal Weight:
    203
    Location:
    Blacksburg, Va
    Thank you. I sometimes add the 5 calorie drink mixes. They're right next to the Kool aid. I miss Kool aid!
     
  17. Carolyn337

    Carolyn337 Bariatric Guru

    Messages:
    236
    Trophy Points:
    44
    Surgery Type:
    Sleeve
    Surgery Date:
    8/21/2017
    Start Weight:
    337lbs
    Current Weight:
    286.9
    Goal Weight:
    203
    Location:
    Blacksburg, Va
    I will double check but I get the feeling you are right, that it applies to everyone. I think we don't absorb it like we used to. Just like the vitamins. Hence the supplements.
     
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  18. Pixx

    Pixx Bariatric Guru

    Messages:
    235
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    37
    Surgery Type:
    Gastric Bypass
    Surgery Date:
    6-19-17
    Start Weight:
    410
    Current Weight:
    305
    Goal Weight:
    165
    Location:
    Texas
    I had bypass back in June.
     
  19. christine thompson

    christine thompson Active Member

    Messages:
    64
    Trophy Points:
    12
    Surgery Type:
    sleeve
    Surgery Date:
    june13,2017
    Start Weight:
    271
    Current Weight:
    204
    Goal Weight:
    125
    Location:
    overland park, Ks
    How much weight have you lost so far?
     
  20. Pixx

    Pixx Bariatric Guru

    Messages:
    235
    Trophy Points:
    37
    Surgery Type:
    Gastric Bypass
    Surgery Date:
    6-19-17
    Start Weight:
    410
    Current Weight:
    305
    Goal Weight:
    165
    Location:
    Texas
    As of New Years Day I hit 100 lbs. lost. :D
     
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