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About Minfit

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  • Birthday 10/29/1963

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    South Carolina
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  • Surgeon
    Dr.James morris
  • Hospital
    Wilmington NC
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  • Surgery Type
    Gastric Bypass
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  1. i have been gone for about a month or more, we sold our house 1 st day it was on the market (happy dance) in one state and moved to another state. It has been very stressful and tiring! We have been in the house 5 days and life is starting to slow down a little, I am almost 8 months out, missed my 7 th. I am down to 158 and my goal was 150 so I believe I will go under my goal by the end of my first year. I have done great with watching what I eat , if anything I don't eat enough and I still get nauseated I just ate about 12_15 mixed nuts and I am sick now. Life is so different, I am working in the yard getting down on my knees planting flowers and guess what? I can get right up on my own. Great feeling!!! Other than Goodwill and thrift shops I still haven't bought any clothes I am in a 12 misses and I have to wear a belt. ,
  2. march the 6 th made my 6 months post op, well the past few days I have been very hungry. I haven't over ate at one time but I have been eating more during the day. Is it normal for it to change just that fast from not eating much to being hungry all through the day? I am not exercising any differently, just wanted to know if this is normal
  3. i have gone through so many different sizes, day of surgery i was a 22_24 now 6 months later I am in a misses 12 and they are not tight. I keep going to thrift stores and buying off the $1 rack or $2 rack. 2 weeks ago I was in Good will and got the most closes I have bought yet at one time. Normally I can't find much at Goodwill but it was my day, 2 pair of shorts, 2 pairs of Capris , 1 skirt, 3 tee shirts and 2 blouses. They were 12s, and 10s and the skirt was large. I can't wear the 10s yet. My neighbor gave me some dress pants size large and medium, I was very thankful since I didn't have any dress clothes.
  4. i think some of it is the medicine coming out of our system. I did it a lot right after surgery, some now 6 months later but not like in the beginning.
  5. When I went for my 6 months check up my doctor was very pleased with my blood work. My vitamin B was a little high so he told me for the next 6 months for me to take it every other day. From my highest weight of 262 on March 16th 2016 to 170 on March 6 2017. Day of surgery i was 246 that was Sept. 6 2016. I am very happy with my results, my dr. Seems to think I won't loss but 25 _30 more lbs. I will be happy with 145 to 150. My face is so skinny now I do look a little sick. All my Weight is in my lower stomach and thighs now, so maybe that where it will come from. As I have said so many times before i still fight nausea , I might get lucky and go 3 or 4 days without it but it always comes back for a few days. I do get tired of the same thing everyday and I don't eat as much as I need to. I am trying. Life is really good!!!!! I can go and go all day I feel so much better my back dont hurt like it did my knees are a lot better. I have already had one knee replacement my Ortho dr. Was very happy about my weight loss. I have came off of lyrica, I have been taking that for 17 years for nerve damage from my back. At 342.00 every 3 months I will save a lot just from that one medicine. Still haven't told anyone about my WLS other than my hubby and one friend who had this surgery 5 years ago, when everyone ask me what am I doing I just say, I don't eat as much and I have cut out all sweets and soda which is true. Do I have head hunger? O yes!!!! Everyday!!! I just want to eat and it be good but in reality it's not. I don't eat junk just taking a bite of my protein and I am full, I ate a bite of homemade potato salad it wasn't good. It's only good in my mind! If you are just starting your journey DONT GIVE UP! There are a lot of hard days but it is worth it
  6. i can't believe it has been 6 months!!! Well, tomorrow makes 6 months. Life is a little easier it is still hard for me to get in all my protein, I am fine with the drinking just not eating. But I do feel better, I can cross my legs now and I can go all day long without a nap. It is a process for sure
  7. Only problem I had and still have is nausea, and not getting in my protein requirements. Most days I just can't eat that much but I am learning to be more mindful that I haven't ate in a while and I will eat a little. I am almost 6 months out and still can't believe how i look now, from 22_24 to 14_12. I love the fact I can't eat much but I still crave everything I use to eat but I don't give in.
  8. i am almost 6 months out and it does get better but it is a very slow process. For me anyway, I still get sick when I eat. I never meet my protein requirements but it is a lot better than it was. Yes, it is a lot harder than I ever thought it would be. I get tired easy because I don't eat a lot but at the same time I feel so much better. My knees don't hurt, my back is better, my feet don't swell, so hang in there because it does get better with time and you will feel better.
  9. today makes 5 months since surgery, still learning. I am so pleased with me energy level and can go all day and don't have to take naps. I weighted today and I was hoping I could be at 179 at 5 months and I did!! HW 262 DOS 246 I am very pleased, my weight loss has slowed down to about 10 to 12 lbs a month now. Still fight nausea some days but it is getting better. It is hard not to go and buy clothes, I am getting mine from thrift stores and Goodwill. I go through them so fast I don't have but a few pieces, no one every gives me any clothes.
  10. i didn't telk ANYONE but my husband. My family notice the weight loss but I have lost around 80 pounds and just this week my neighbors are starting to notice, it is wield ti think I had to lose that much.
  11. in a few days I will be 5 months post op and everyday is still s struggle. I never meet my protein requirements and getting that water in. I am up to around 70 oz. Of liquids a day but the eating is different, my hungry is coming back full force which i think is early. My surgeon told me in the beginning your hungry doesn't come back for a year or so, not true for me. Yes I am hungry but still a lot of what I eat makes me sick. I always start my day with yogurt, then a piece of turkey sausage, that usually goes down good but it's the rest of the day. Ex. Today was stewed chicken home made mashed potatoes with Fairlie protein milk and protein powder ( unflavored) and Brussel sprouts. I ate half a thigh one tablspoon potatoes and 3 Brussel sprouts. My stomach has hurt so bad I haven't ate anything else but I am hungry. Can't eat chill anymore it gives me awful gas, spaghetti ( protein noodles) with lots of meat sauce is not good anymore, lunch meats is a no go. But, overall I am happy I am changing so much, my clothes fit good , down from 22/24 to 14/16 and large shirts. Yeah, lost all my boobs but hubby is happy so that's all that matters. It seems like a long road of change and error and do's and don'ts , I am trying to embrace it with confidence
  12. That was smart
  13. hang in there!! It will get better. But unfortunately at its own time. I am almost 5 months post op and I am just now at a point I don't get nauseated at everything I eat. It has been real hard and depressing , I still don't meet my protein goals I don't eat much BUT I try, everyday I try. I am sooooooo much better now than in the beginning, you have to keep fighting and taking it one day at a time.
  14. Know how you feel, started wl was 262, day of surgery 246 now at 4 and half months out I weight 186 this morning. My youngest son is 32 and I weight 179 when he was born and it went up from there
  15. it took me a couple of months to get my strength back and not feel exhausted, plus I could eat in the beginning so that made me feel weak. I am almost 5 months out and I feel so much better