Ro ro and Ollies mom

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About Ro ro and Ollies mom

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  • Birthday February 1

Profile Information

  • Gender
    Female
  • Location
    SoFlo
  • Age
    50

Information

  • Surgeon
    Dr. Corvala
  • Height (ft-in)
    5-04
  • Start Weight
    240
  • Current Weight
    228
  • Goal Weight
    160
  • Body Mass Index (BMI)
    41.2
  • Surgery Date
    8/13/19
  • Surgery Type
    Vertical Sleeve

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  1. I made it to the other side! I’m on the bench! Woo Hoo! Overall I feel pretty good. I had some dry heaves and it was hard to find a comfortable position to sleep in last night but, considering that I just had surgery I’m doing alright! I fly back to Florida tomorrow. I’m a little nervous about the long flight.
  2. I think my body is adjusting to not getting as many calories as usual. I don’t have nagging hunger pains. It’s more like I get light headed or a bit spacey and can’t concentrate, then I know it’s time to have some more protein. I leave for Tijuana tomorrow morning and surgery is on Tuesday.
  3. Good morning, I started the pre-op diet last Wednesday. Man, this is no joke! I'm not sure how I'm going to make it to the 13th??? I can have one lean clean protein meal a day until a week before surgery. Other than that just protein drinks and bars. I've also been drinking broth for a break from the protein drinks. And just to make life interesting we are closing on our new home two weeks after I get back from Tijuana. We did some packing this weekend. It's hard because we are not closing till the 29th but, I'm leaving for MX on the 12th and won't be able to lift anything when I get back. We are hiring movers for the furniture. My mom is coming and will be a big help. I can't believe surgery is a week from tomorrow.
  4. I can see change! Your face is definitely slimmer!
  5. Let us know how you are!
  6. Excited to follow your journey!
  7. I need thoughts and opinions. My surgery is 8/13 in Tijuana. My first question is will I be able to walk upstairs? We were thinking of getting an Air BnB and I could only find apartments that suited our needs that you had to go up some stairs. Number two is would it be beneficial for my mom to come when I get home?
  8. Can't wait to follow your journey!
  9. I'm not in Kissimmee. I'm in SoFlo. West Palm to be exact. My surgery date is 8/13.
  10. So glad they found and took care of the diverticula. My mom had emergency surgery last year from diverticulitis. She had infection in her abdominal wall and had to have a colostomy bag for six while she healed. I’ve had bouts of it and my husband had emergency surgery for it.
  11. This sounds so good! Thank you for sharing your pics! I mentioned before that our before stats are similar. You look amazing!
  12. @NerdyToothpick I’m self-employed. We have insurance but, wls is not covered. I came across Dr. Corvala’s name several times while researching surgery in Mexico. I read about your experience and others on another board and contacted his office asked questions. I had my mind made up that he was who I would use then I started questioning myself with this decision and asked my dad to help look into his practice. His research convinced me that he was the right doctor for me. My dad is traveling with me. He’s going to meet me in San Diego to cross the border. I have a question for you, do you follow a certain diet/ meal plan? Low carbs? Keto? Paleo? I want to make changes now and figure that I should start eating the way I’ll be eating once I can eat again. I eat pretty normal meals. I have a pretty mean sweet tooth though. *Edited to say thank you for the compliment. Compliments are hard, I'm sure others can relate. That picture was taken in Prague. I just got back a week ago from a trip to Europe with my mom. She wanted me to wear that jacket all the time to help her keep her eye on me, ha! Needless to say, I have it on in most of the pics I'm in.