Monthly Archives: July 2010

Protein Shakes, Take 1

As part of the pre-op process, the program suggests that you start trying protein drinks early. It’s a really good idea. After all, the two weeks before and after surgery is liquid only. You want to make sure that you … Continue reading

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First “support” group meeting and exercise

Part of the pre-op requirement for the WLS program is to go to at least 2 support group meetings. They are held on the 4th Monday of every month at 7:15 PM. I did not know what to expect going … Continue reading

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First Meeting with the Surgeon

On Friday, I met with my surgeon for the first time. I wanted to write about this on Friday when my mind was more fresh, but it ended up being a hectic, but good weekend. I was extremely nervous going … Continue reading

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OMG, what will I eat?

I know everyone is different, but everytime I hear of someone who can’t eat something without getting stuck or needing to be unfilled on lapband it freaks me out. One of my favorite things in the world is sushi and … Continue reading

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Surgery actually left my mind for a moment…

This weekend was so busy, that for the first time since I decided to have surgery, it left my mind. I did get in a huge fight with a friend and that helped since I was so focused on that. … Continue reading

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Sometimes too much information is a bad thing…

I work as a Patient Safety Specialist at the hospital where I am thinking of having my surgery. Working in this position can be a blessing and curse though because I have access to so much more information and resources … Continue reading

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