propel14`

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About propel14`

  • Rank
    Advanced Member
  • Birthday 02/07/1988

Profile Information

  • Gender
    Female
  • Location
    Greenville,NC
  • Interests
    Volleyball, Reading, Hiking, Tennis
  • Age
    22

Information

  • Surgeon
    Dr. Enochs
  • Hospital
    REX
  • Height (ft-in)
    5-08
  • Start Weight
    290
  • Current Weight
    290
  • Goal Weight
    165
  • Body Mass Index (BMI)
    43
  • Surgery Date
    ???
  • Surgery Type
  1. I am traveling home to Arizona this weekend for Christmas. I need advice to get me through the flight and airport as well as tips for getting through the holiday. I am 1 month out, I am cleared to eat pretty much anything. I do try my best to eat lots of protein, but I would like some advice from the experts. So any recommendations would be welcomed!!!
  2. Sorry I posted with my phone so please ignore my spelling errors.
  3. I am 3 weeks post op. I had a successful complication free surgery. I have stuck to the diet pretty well. I am on puree foods for weeks 3 and 4. I have eaten a few regular foods a string cheese a bite of a cookie.I chewed really well and had no problems. My issue is I'm always hungry!!! I don't get the full sensation. I can drink tons of water at one time.Its that bad can it stretch my pouch? I'm so upset. All this work pre op and thousands in hospital bills and I feel no different. Please give me your thoughts and advice! I'm down 40lbs from pre op diet. So 40lbs in about 5 weeks.
  4. Great Post!!! T Thank you!!!
  5. You look amazing!!! What would your advice be for someone that just had their surgery so that they can be successful just like you!!!
  6. Ok good! I totally need the gas x but I just wanted to make sure it was ok. Whew big relief! Thanks swizzly and bugdocmom
  7. Yay!!!! Congrats! Getting approved is such a great feeling. My advice...stick to your pre op diet and prepare yourself mentally for the huge change! Thats been the hardest part for me so far and I'm a 1 week post op. I hated the pre op diet and thought I was going to die (yes I'm dramatic).Now that its behind me I wouldn't bfr ok right now if I didn't hasn't a pre op diet because it prepares you mentally more than anything else. Good luck! I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.
  8. I am currently 6 days out from surgery.Everything went great only complaint is gas. All week I've been taking the melt in your mouth gas strips.within minutes I have to run to the bathroom. My bm is all liquid but it does relieve some gas. Am I dumping because of the sugar in the gas x? Anyone have any explanations our experience with this problem?
  9. Seven7! I had my sugery the 21st as well!!! I would love to chat about our progress and what not!
  10. I'm 6 days post op. I had a great surgery and only stayed in the hospital one night. No major pain other than gas whenever I drink liquids. I'm having alot of trouble getting my liquids in and I'm getting very little protein. I was told by my doctor that just do my best the first week and then start keeping track of everything. I'm allowed clear liquids until monday (two more days). I have alot more options starting next week when I move to full protein liquids. I need advice on this.I feel great not very deprived but I know it will come if I don't step it up. Drinking is so difficult. I can only drink warm liquids (no protein). Sorry to babble. Any advice?
  11. So I was only in the hospital one night! I'm up and about and no longer in need of pain meds! My doctor performed the surgery with help of the da vinci robot. I highly recommend it!!! The only problem I still have is the gas, but I'm using lots of gasx strips. I'm also having alot of trouble drinking all the liquids. I have maybe gotten in 10 oz a day but I'm working on it.
  12. So I was only in the hospital one night! I'm up and about and no longer in need of pain meds! My doctor performed the surgery with help of the da vinci robot. I highly recommend it!!! The only problem I still have is the gas, but I'm using lots of gasx strips. I'm also having alot of trouble drinking all the liquids. I have maybe gotten in 10 oz a day but I'm working on it.
  13. I'm in recovery. The surgery went well. They told me I can go home today!!! Thanks everyone for your encouragement! I feel great!
  14. Surgery is today!!! see you all soon!!!!
  15. My surgery is at 715 am tomorrow!!! I have to report to the hospital at 515. I'm very nervous I know I want this surgery!! No doubts but I'm still nervous. Whew I needed to vent. I feel like I can't show anyone around my that I'm nervous or they will all fall apart. My family is super emotional. I can't wait to see you all on the losers bench!!! I lost 30 lbs on the 2 week liquid diet!!!! Yes 30... I was shocked I didn't know it was possible. Either way if I can loose 100 lbs I will be at my goal I was 290 now I'm 261!!! Yay please keep me in your prayers! Thank you ttf family I couldn't have gotten to this point without you!