Skywatcher_Dawn posted a discussion topic 2 weeks, 1 day ago

RNY August 20: my recovery was unremarkable until about two weeks ago when I began experiencing a stomachache at every meal. I responded by checking my eating habits - measuring my portions, eating even less than measured, small bites, chewing, and p

Skywatcher_Dawn wrote An odd milestone 3 weeks, 5 days ago

Today at work (for the first time)  someone said to me "Hey, are you losing weight?  . . . wait a minute, is that why you were off work?  Did you have WLS?"

Skywatcher_Dawn wrote 1 Month Out 3 weeks, 6 days ago

1 month out and I am still amazed to find myself walking down this road which is even less familiar than I had expected.  I am struggling to get enough to eat, especially protein, while old favorit...

Skywatcher_Dawn wrote 10 days out 1 month, 2 weeks ago

I had my post-op appointment today with my surgeon & nutritionist.  The surgeon cleared me medically in all ways.  The nutritionist suggested I increase my protein a little bit as I am just bar...

Skywatcher_Dawn uploaded a new photo 1 month, 4 weeks ago

Skywatcher_Dawn uploaded a new photo 1 month, 4 weeks ago

Skywatcher_Dawn wrote Surgery Day! 1 month, 4 weeks ago

Report time is 2:30 pm, so I am sitting home just passing the time.  Pictures to come, and more to come in the upcoming days!


Kathy S. wrote 2 months ago
Congratulations on your upcoming surgery!? Here are some links to information you may find helpful: We can't wait to hear from you post-op!

Skywatcher_Dawn wrote Sleepless in Pennsylvania 2 months, 1 week ago

nine days to go.  I'm happy, content with my liver - shrinking diet, and wide awake at 1:30 am...again.  This is the 3rd time this week. I initially blamed it on caffine in my protein drink but I s...

Skywatcher_Dawn uploaded a new photo 2 months, 1 week ago

Skywatcher_Dawn wrote Cliff Diving 2 months, 1 week ago

Today my liver-shrinking diet begins.  2 weeks until surgery.

Every step along the way, I have had at moment where it occurred to me that "Shit just got REAL," and today is no exception. 

Skywatcher_Dawn uploaded a new photo 2 months, 2 weeks ago

Skywatcher_Dawn wrote Tick-Tock 3 months, 1 week ago

The countdown is on!

Skywatcher_Dawn uploaded a new photo 3 months, 1 week ago

Skywatcher_Dawn posted a comment 3 months, 2 weeks ago
You look terrific!

Skywatcher_Dawn wrote I got my insurance approval !!! 3 months, 3 weeks ago

That is all 

Skywatcher_Dawn wrote Waiting and starving 3 months, 4 weeks ago

my last nutritionist appointment was June 11 and the WLS center was to submit for.           insurance immediately after.  I am over 90 days  from my start date and have my clearances, finally!  (I...

Skywatcher_Dawn posted a discussion topic 4 months, 3 weeks ago

My Seminar was Feb 13 and I was looking forward to surgery sometime this summer when complications struck: I had difficulty getting a cardiac clearance! My congenitally abnormal EKG is now different than the 15-year old one that my PCP was using as b

Skywatcher_Dawn posted a discussion topic 5 months, 1 week ago

I am still pre-op but have been looking forward to getting this surgery for about 18 months now. If all goes according to schedule, I may be able to have it done as soon as July. Here's the rub:

I had been planning to have RNY. I'm not diabe

Kathy S. wrote 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Welcome to ObesityHelp! We are glad that you have joined our OH community. Be sure and check out the tutorial that appears when you log in. As you check out OH, you'll see many features and tools that are created for our members as you embark on your WLS journey. We suggest you upload your avatar, fill in your surgery type, date and surgeon. If you have not done so, let us get to know you by adding some information on your profile "about me" section. Hang out on your surgery type forum to interact with those that had the surgery you are going to have. Great support and information. If you want assistance with finding a surgeon, and or have any additional questions please email us at [email protected] Regards, Kathy ObesityHelp Community Services 866-957-4636 Ext 393
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