I'm definitely hitting the three-week stall, which is pretty common in vertical sleeve patients because I'm no longer just eating Jell-O and sugar-free popsicles. I'm not 100 percent fine with it, but I'm as okay as I can be. This isn't a race, right? I'm doing everything the way it should be done. The other night I dreamt I went to a buffet and cheated my ass off. Fortunately, of course, it was just a dream. In reality I wouldn't even be able to do that. I went to lunch with a friend yesterday and had an egg and yogurt. Was stuffed after a few bites. Is this unnatural? Of course. Does it work? I'm thinking yes.
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