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About goingtobethinin2010

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  • Birthday 04/25/1966

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  • Surgeon
    dr chistian mann
  • Hospital
    nash surgical center
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  1. It sounds like to me he is feeling very insecure and is some how trying to make you think less of yourself. He sounds like a real jerk. Even if you do not let what he says effect you someone who loves you should never say such negative and hurtful things to any living person.
  2. We are afraid of change even if the change is good it is scary.
  3. Jodi you look great. I had my surgery 4-28-2010 and went down to 147 this was too small for my height of 5'7 and I felt I looked sick. I maintained for 5 years and then bounced back with a 20 pound gain and have now been stable for the last year and half but I have always eaten any thing I wanted only small amounts. I do not ever drink with meals though and do not drink nothing but water and coffee. I just starting watching what I eat again Monday and am going to try to get 8 to 10 pounds off just to have my clothes fit more comfortable. I just wanted to tell you you look beautiful and have a great shape you should be very proud.
  4. I don't get that anymore since it has been going on 7 years but I use to get it a lot people would walk right by me and you could tell had no idea it was me until I spoke. Its a good feeling nothing people see you different since you feel so different.
  5. I have started eating very low carb to try to kill these cravings for sweets I have lost 3 pounds in 3 days but have noticed I have been moody. I hope it will pass after about the 1 week mark.
  7. I am almost 6 years out and still feel sick if I drink to much liquid at a time. I sip all-day except I wait for 30 minutes after a meal to start sipping again.
  8. I have this if I eat sweets with out a protein I have had my sugar drop as low as 37. I now have a meter and glucose tabs I carry with me and I make sure I eat a protein if I am going to have something sweet and I eat at least something every 3 hours max.
  9. I will be 6 years out in April 2016 I lost a total of 135 pounds and have put back on 20 pounds however I have eaten anything I wanted and not worked out until about 1 year ago so the 20 pound gain came before I started working out. I am holding steady at the 20 pound gain. I am told this is normal to have a rebound of about 15 to 30 pounds from your smallest weight. I am being a lot more careful now to make sure everything I eat counts and is healthy for my body also I do not and have never drank and eaten at the same time. As long as I am now being more aware of what I eat I have not put on any weight in over 6 months.
  10. I drank socially before surgery and now but It does hit me a lot quicker than before surgery. I can drink a few sips and feel it but can finish a drink and have another one and feel tipsy but not drunk. I did switch my addiction from eating to shopping for the first 2 years after surgery there is no telling how much money I wasted buying stuff just because it was a good deal wheather I need it or not.
  11. My husband also had his surgery to prevent his dibetes from getting worse he was on 3 pills a day and 2 insulin shots. He still had to take his shots and pills while in the hospital and once he came home he had to take all his meds and shots for 2 weeks then at his check up he was able to just take his oral meds at around 2 months out he was able to go off of all meds and was considered in remission. he is now almost 6 years out and has put back on around 30 pounds and is now boarder line again so he really has to what his carb in take to stay boarderline or it will get out of control again. Give it some time and I think you will see positive results it just takes time for some.
  12. I have more energy to climb stairs and get around but really can not tell much difference at the end of a day I am pretty much as tired as I was at my heaviest. I am almost at 6 years and go to the gym 3 or 4 days a week but really have to force myself to do so. I hate to work out.
  13. I am almost 6 years out and have always had problems with constipation and not able to get in enough fluid as suggested. I may get about 48 ozs per day. I just do not feel good when I drink a lot at a time and with spacing out my drinking and eating I just can not get much more than 48 ozs a day. When I get the most bloating is late in the afternoon. i drink 2 cups of coffee aday which I use splenda in and suspect this may be the reason for my bloating I use 4 packs with each cup of coffee If I use the green gasx pills they work really well most of the time but the strips on the tongue do not work for me. When I do not go to the bathroom regular I will have pains up really high on my left side and this can get pretty painful so I try to take miralax if I go more than 4 days with out going. I think a lot of us have the gassy bloating the further out we get but it is worth the trade off for me. If you have not talk done so talk to your surgeon about what they suggest.
  14. Wow you look wonderful. If you were strong enough to have this surgery and lose the weight you are strong enough to fight your other addictions just remember how important this surgery was for you and why and apply those same principle. Best of luck to you for a healthy and happy future.
  15. It is normal somewhat for your hormones to be out of wack and for that to affect your emotional well being early out. I would take it day by day and if you feel this way again talk to your surgeons office about it.