Location: Houston, TX
Member since 2/19/2014


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Reviews by ChattyCathy

62 Yr. Old Female, 100 Lbs. Overweight - but Not for Long!

I was always thin as a child and into my twenties until I had my first daughter at 28. Pre-pregnancy weight 130- full term pregnancy weight 208 - post pregnancy weight 183. My first diet experience took me down to 153. The next thing I knew I was back to 183, then two more pregnancies and I... READ MORE

Recent comments from ChattyCathy

Have you had your legs checked for venous reflux disease? That can cause extreme swelling and discoloration to the skin and change in texture of the skin. I have that as well but seems to be improving as I lose more weight. With my... READ COMMENT

Try Pro Max, a liquid protein concentrate you can order online. It has 10 grams of protein in a 30 ml serving. I haven't tried adding it to drinks or food to kick up the protein content but will try a few things after I have my... READ COMMENT

Not to worry. Stalls here and there are normal according to my surgeon. If it lasts longer than two weeks then call your Dr or bariatric nutritionist. Usually it stems from not getting in all your protein and fluids so the body slows... READ COMMENT

Haven't had the surgery yet but have seen many posts by sleevers describing similar pain in the same area. READ COMMENT

Maybe2123, I haven't given any thought to my bag yet. I guess I will take comfortable pajamas, meds (required), liquid vitamins, personal hygiene items and my cell phone. Oh, and a pillow to hold against my abdomen for the ride home!... READ COMMENT