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Bariatric Gastric Sleeve Surgery Update & Results – 1 Year Post-Op

Bariatric gastric sleeve surgery results - This is an update 1 year after gastric sleeve surgery including before and after pictures (or is it before and during?). She gained weight during the last month by getting away from her healthy diet. She talks a lot about adjusting to her new body and how it feels to lose so much weight! Also discusses set backs and how they have affected her plan.

My bariatric gastric sleeve surgery was April 6, 2017 so it has been 13 months since my surgery. I have lost 191 pounds so far, regained 26 pounds and relost 15 for a total net loss of 180 pounds. I an publishing this post as I wrote it over a couple of weeks. It details the journey I had in my outlook and attitude, from total despair to hope. It is very long, but I hope you’ll stick with me and follow along as I struggled and eventually overcame my food issues. This post really began at the end of … Read more

Bariatric Gastric Sleeve Surgery Update & Results – 11 Months Post-Op

Bariatric gastric sleeve surgery results - This is an update 11 months after gastric sleeve surgery including before and after pictures (or is it before and during?). She is losing weight quickly and eating a healthy diet that she can maintain for life! She talks a lot about adjusting to her new body and how it feels to lose so much weight! Also discusses set backs and how they have affected her plan.

My bariatric gastric sleeve surgery was April 6, so it has been 11 months since my surgery. I have lost 188 pounds so far and now, for the first time ever, weigh less than my husband. My goal initially was to lose 220 pounds, but now that I am approaching that, I’m wondering if I’ll be happy there or want to keep losing. As I type this, I just ate a piece of Allie’s most recent baking project (a red velvet cake with rainbow chip frosting), and I feel sick. Really, really nauseous. Every time I eat something I shouldn’t, … Read more

Bariatric Gastric Sleeve Surgery Update and Results – 9 Months Post-Op

Bariatric gastric sleeve surgery results - This is an update 9 months after gastric sleeve surgery including before and after pictures (or is it before and during?). She is losing weight quickly and eating a healthy diet that she can maintain for life! She talks a lot about adjusting to her new body and how it feels to lose so much weight! Also discusses a set back and how it has affected her plan.

My bariatric gastric sleeve surgery was April 6, so it has been 9 months since my surgery. I have lost 166 pounds so far. I have had a rough two months since my last update. Well, not rough exactly, the time was truly wonderful, but it was rough for my weight loss. I lost 19 pounds during November and only 1 during December. First, we had Thanksgiving. Joe and I combined my new food needs with the family’s traditional Thanksgiving menu and came up with what we thought would be good for everyone: roast turkey (spatchcocked of course), mashed potatoes … Read more

Bariatric Gastric Sleeve Surgery Update and Results – 7 Months Post-Op

Bariatric gastric sleeve surgery results - This is an update 7 months after gastric sleeve surgery including before and after pictures (or is it before and during?). She is losing weight quickly and eating a healthy diet that she can maintain for life! She talks a lot about adjusting to her new body and how it feels to lose so much weight!

My bariatric gastric sleeve surgery was April 6, so it has been 7 months since my surgery. I have lost 146 pounds so far. I just measured myself for the first time in six weeks. I step on the scale every morning, but measurements are much less exact and take longer to see change. Since April 6, I have lost 17 inches at my waist. 17 inches! Almost a foot and a half and very close to 1/3 of my total starting girth. I can’t believe what a difference that is. When I held up 17 inches on my tape … Read more

10 Tips to Drink More Water

10 Tips and ideas to drink more water - Water is great for your health and nutrition and helps to lose weight! There are many benefits and reasons to drink more water, and this post will walk through them as well as to give you 10 ways to drink more of it!

There are a few rules following bariatric surgery. First, you always eat your protein first. You have to get at least 80 grams of protein daily. Second, you have to drink, drink, drink water all day long. You are supposed to get at least 60-80 ounces of water per day. Third, you have to stay under 1,000 calories and approximately 50 grams of carbs per day. I don’t have any trouble with the protein having discovered a love for seafood, and the calories and carbs are pretty easy, too. But drinking 60-80 ounces of water a day when your stomach can … Read more

Bariatric Gastric Sleeve Surgery Results – 6 Months Post-Op

Bariatric gastric sleeve surgery results - This is an update 5 months after gastric sleeve surgery including before and after pictures (or is it before and during?). She is losing weight quickly and eating a healthy diet that she can maintain for life!

I think that having bariatric gastric sleeve surgery was the best thing I’ve ever done in my whole life. I mean, it’s the best thing I ever did just for myself. Of course, getting married and having babies were really good things in my life, and they changed my whole life and made it better (I think), but this surgery has been revolutionary in a 100% positive way. As of last Friday (exactly 6 months to the day after surgery), I am down 131 pounds and 20 points on my BMI. I have lost 13 inches at my chest (should I … Read more