I had a laproscopic RNY back in 2005 (Dr. Weiner, Germany) and only lost roughly 60 pounds from the surgery. Over the years, I have had a considerable amount of heartburn and GERD and have gained all but about 10 pounds of my weight back. I am having a revision (Annapolis, MD) on November 8. The doctor says my revision is due to stricture of the gastrojejunostomy. He says my surgery will be laproscopic with six small incisions and he will be removing a portion of my stomach so that my pouch is smaller.
I have not been able to find a lot of information on this type of revision and am wandering if anyone else has had this procedure and their weight loss following. I am really nervous. My next appt is not until Oct 24, and I am so anxious I can't wait till that long to get more answers.
Did you have to jump through all the hoops again like psych eval and 6 months each of 2 failed diet documentations? My doc says I have to start all over. Doesn't seem right to me.
So far no GERD. I am trying to get myself together. I have not dumped yet. I am scared to try sugar yet because I can get hooked back easy on that. With all the fruity protein, popsicles, and jello I really don't want anything sweet at this point. I can tell my taste buds have changed since surgery. When I eat I don't enjoy like I did before which is making me sad. I used food as my coping before surgeries. I can say the full blown hormonal issues are there. I am hoping I feel better about my decisions in a few weeks. How is your preparations going?