Ksgal79

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About Ksgal79

  • Rank
    Advanced Member
  • Birthday 01/15/1979

Profile Information

  • Gender
    Female
  • Location
    Leavenworth ks

Information

  • Surgeon
    Dr hoehn
  • Hospital
    Shawnee mission
  • Height (ft-in)
    5-03
  • Start Weight
    245
  • Current Weight
    135
  • Goal Weight
    130
  • Body Mass Index (BMI)
    42.5
  • Surgery Date
    05/11/2015
  • Surgery Type
    Gastric Bypass

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  1. Thank you everyone for your comments. They were helpful.
  2. Thank you all for the confirmation that I don't looked malnourished or sick.
  3. I am happy with my results from surgery. I lost 110 pounds and would like to lose 5 more pounds to my goal. But the strangest thing about this adventure is many people began commenting that I look sick since I lost so much weight. I'm in the normal weight category for my height. Im surprised by these comments and I seem to get them more each day. I'm unsure on how to react to these comments.
  4. I'm 3.5 months post op from Gastric bypass. I lost a total of 62 pounds so far. I understand that I was a lightweight at the beginning weighing 245 lbs. I lost approximately 3lbs a week. I noticed the last 2 weeks I'm down to 1 lb a week. I want to take a full advantage of my honeymoon period. I understand that I'm getting closer to a normal weight which will slow the pace of weight loss. I currently excercise approximately 3 hrs a week at this moment. I drink approx 64 oz of water on a daily basis. I consume approx 300-600 calories a day with 60-90 g of protein with 9-35 g of carbs. Do you guys have any recommendations to help me lose my weight at a better pace then 1lb a week? Any suggestions or advice are greatly appreciated.
  5. I had Dr. Hoehn performed my gastric bypass. I think the staff is friendly.
  6. Ellie welcome to the losers bench. Hang in there it will eventually get better. I'm 2 weeks post op and still struggle to get my fluids and protein in.
  7. Hello angelbee. I had my bypass the day before you on 5/11 if you like to communicate with each other. Congratulations and welcome to the losers bench.
  8. Welcome rnyspark. I had my bypass on 5-11. How are you doing after your surgery.
  9. Ksgal79

    Home and in pain

    Djean I'm glad your feeling half human. I'm feeling the same but maybe quarter human. I did managed to get outside for a few hours for a graduation party. If you like to visit more feel free to email me at brianadey79@yahoo. I hope you will do ok to return to work by Tuesday. I want to take 2 weeks but unsure I might have to take 3 weeks. We will see how it goes.
  10. Ksgal79

    Home and in pain

    Djean how's your pain level today?
  11. Ksgal79

    Home and in pain

    Djean I am not doing too bad this morning. I haven't tried any milk or water yet. I'm kinda gun shy at this moment. I had ice and protein with water and beef broth. I might try tomorrow and see about a different milk. I guess it will take a bit to not be gun shy. It's the first day I felt good and I don't want mess it up.
  12. Ksgal79

    Home and in pain

    Djean, I am only able to drink chicken broth and crushed ice at this moment. I have chosen not to progress to the next level until I can handle my fluids better. Before this I was trying to get my protein shake in- but I was getting sick so I am wondering if I'm lactose intolerant. If I feel better in the morning I'm trying a lactose free milk in my shake and see how that goes.
  13. Ksgal79

    Home and in pain

    Djean I'm glad you are doing good. On the other hand I'm struggling to get my fluids in. I hope you continue to heal.
  14. I am 4 days post op and having difficulty time of getting my fluids in. I have been struggling for a couple days... Broth is ok, but the pouch don't like water, protein shakes. I'm back to the basics of eating ice to try to get water in. I have been drinking 1 oz every 10 minutes but that oz is broken down to 4 sips. It still seem like my pouch is stuffed with the 1 oz. I know I am still healing but it's frustrating. Any tips to the newbie.
  15. Ksgal79

    May 11th

    I had my surgery yesterday. It was ok yesterday but today is a little rougher. I'm going to take one day at a time. How'd everybody is doing so far?