LisaM2013

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Location: Washington, DC
Member since 7/31/2013

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Reviews by LisaM2013

Had the Sleeve Surgery on Sept. 3, 2013 and Happy!

Hi everyone, My name is Lisa and I am 37 years old. I have to decide on Monday, August 5, 2013 which procedure I would like to do. I qualify for both. I have no co-morbidity symptoms except sleep apnea (and am not sure if that's genetic or from obesity). I am 5'7" and weight about 280 lbs... READ MORE

Recent comments from LisaM2013

I have had plateaus as well. You may need to add more carbs into your diet as you are exercising. Chocolate milk and peanut butter crackers were recommended to me as they have protein and carbs. Good luck and let me know if you find... READ COMMENT

The pre-op diet wasn't too bad. The 2nd and 3rd day was the hardest, but after that it was okay as I got into a routine and could see the finish line of the surgery! As for post-op, please buy some vegetable broth and chicken broth or... READ COMMENT

Hi! Yes, it's been just a little over 6 months since my surgery. I have now lost 75 to 80 lbs. I have been able to exercise more and eat almost anything. I have to be super careful with bread and pasta... haven't had much of those... READ COMMENT

Thank you! I am so excited for you as well. I am so glad I did the surgery! January 6 will be here soon! READ COMMENT