8 Months VSG Check-In

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Hello everybody! Guess what? It's been 8 months since I had my Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG)! I think the post title might have given that away. So, things are going well, trucking along. Remember when my doctor told me to be careful about getting lax with my food intake? I should have listened more closely. I ate a lot of sweets this month (a lot for me post-VSG, not a lot for pre-VSG me). … [Read more...]

7 Months Post-VSG Check In

Hey everyone! Seven months since I had my stomach cut out through Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG)? Yes, yes it is. I had my 6-month check up with my bariatric surgeon last week and there was high-fiving. She's really happy with my progress, and doesn't see any trouble reaching my goal weight. She did tell me that I needed to start being careful about sugar now, as a lot of patients start craving … [Read more...]

Six Months Post-Op Check In

July 2016PSK

I can't believe it's been six months since I had my Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG). It really feels like I just had the procedure. Just time-wise, not pain-wise or healing. I can't feel a thing in any of my incisions or anything like that. This month, I got a little better with food and I started moving almost every day. I've been swimming and doing some strength exercises. I listed the moving … [Read more...]

Five Months Post-Op Check In

Getting the shrink on...very slowly

Five month check-in you guys! If you're new here, that's five months since I had Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy surgery. This has been my least compliant month so far and it's really showing in my weight and inches lost. The culprit? Bread and a few cupcakes you guys! So I'm getting my act back together in June. I've been on track with hydration and my supplements, just not the best with food and … [Read more...]

Four Month Post-Op Check In

Shrinky Dink!

I can't really believe it's been 4 months since my bariatric surgery.  Except that it also seems like I had it last week. Time is weird. April was the first month that I had a substantial slow down in my weight loss. I expected it, but was surprised at how hard I had to work to be okay with it. I also had to fight against emotional eating and wasn't always successful. Even with the couple of … [Read more...]