alaskasusan posted a discussion topic 1 month, 2 weeks ago

I posted most of this on the RNY forum but wanted to add a note here as well, since I ended up getting a revision. Last week I woke in the most horrid pain in my stomach but I am 'tough' and I am NOT going to go the ER in the middle of the night. Right


alaskasusan posted a discussion topic 1 month, 3 weeks ago

I’m 5 years out from my RNY. Due to several issues I neve got to goal and even gained back some weight.

Was DX with Barrett’s Esophegus during pre surgery workup, then following up some ulcers were found. They treated them and as far as I


alaskasusan posted a discussion topic 8 months ago

Just a quick check-in as I've been away for a while and just realized that five years ago today I was in recovery from my RNY...one of the absolute best things I've ever done for myself. I'm still so happy about having the weight off, the increase of


alaskasusan posted a comment 11 months, 2 weeks ago
I used to use Bariatric Advantage caramel calcium chews...but...

alaskasusan posted a discussion topic 1 year, 4 months ago

Many of you have no doubt gone this road already...but for newer folks I wanted to let you know what I've been doing lately. I'm already very diligent about my vitamins. I always make sure I pack what I need to take during the day, since I space out s


alaskasusan posted a discussion topic 1 year, 5 months ago

As has been mentioned here many times, aspirin and NSAIDs are a firm no for RNY folks. This post is mainly for new RNYers to be aware we really have to advocate for ourselves.

Two weeks ago as I was enjoying an intense workout, everything came


alaskasusan posted a comment 3 years, 5 months ago
Hunger is a normal thing, though I certainly understand you not...

alaskasusan added a goal 3 years, 6 months ago
to fit into a size 10

alaskasusan posted a comment 3 years, 8 months ago
Bobbie, you sound like a very intelligent girl and you're right, you do...

alaskasusan posted a discussion topic 3 years, 9 months ago
Coming up on two years, and getting to goal - Okay, first thank you to those who made me realize that the reason I haven't lost weight in so many months is because I am eating at maintenance...not low enough to lose!  Losing w...

alaskasusan posted a comment 3 years, 11 months ago
I hear ya! I really don't like not going to 'my' pool. But there might...

alaskasusan posted a comment 4 years ago
GREAT goals, and all doable! There really is nothing that tastes as...

alaskasusan posted a comment 4 years ago
Good job, you are really doing fantastic - not even a month since...

alaskasusan posted a comment 4 years ago
Oh my goodness! You owe me a new keyboard LOL!! Good luck,...

alaskasusan posted a comment 4 years ago
Well, that is great to hear! Glad it finally broke for you...as for me...

alaskasusan posted a discussion topic 4 years, 1 month ago
Any runners out there? - Here I am 18 months out from my RNY and I have accomplished a new goal - I am now running 5 miles 4x a week and can do the whole course without a walk break.  Yay, that makes me a ...

alaskasusan posted a discussion topic 4 years, 2 months ago
Yes, I almost hit a moose but I realized an NSV to - Dang moose almost clobbered me and I damaged my car by hitting a road sign when I swerved to miss it.  So car is in the shop for a while ...BUT...I realized that for errands that d...

alaskasusan posted a discussion topic 4 years, 2 months ago
Seriously need a breakthru! - I am thankful every day for my RNY.  I've lost a total of 121 pounds since making the decision to pursue that option and have another 20 or so to lose. I have been "stuck" at this ...

alaskasusan posted a comment 4 years, 4 months ago
Hmm, and as if you would never look at or buy clothes for anyone...

alaskasusan posted a discussion topic 4 years, 4 months ago
NSV at the playground - Time for a quick update.  I am still on a major stall - I'm at the lowest weight I have ever managed to arrive at but this time I'm hanging in there cuz I know I am not done losing...

alaskasusan posted a comment 4 years, 4 months ago
Right on, sounds like you are off to a great start! I was the same...

alaskasusan posted a discussion topic 4 years, 5 months ago
GARDENING -- a HUGE NSV :O) - Soooo happy!  First of all, I started the day off with a great, very hard, workout at the gym with my trainer.  Had a light lunch and then, since the snow is FINALLY gone AND it's ...

alaskasusan posted a discussion topic 4 years, 5 months ago
Clothes I bought on a hope and a prayer ~~~ - Well, late last summer (I was about 5 months out), I found some beautiful spring/summer dresses on sale at $9.00 each at a pretty nice store in downtown Anchorage.  I put them away...

alaskasusan posted a discussion topic 4 years, 6 months ago
Improving my daily protein shake - I continue to take a daily protein shake simply because I cannot yet manage to eat enough to get in all the protein needed.  I also enjoy fairly strenuous work outs and recently ad...
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