apw0 posted a comment 1 week ago
Thankfully, the bruising and discoloration is just about gone, so...

apw0 wrote Am I supposed to feel this way? 1 week, 1 day ago

I'll be 2 weeks out, as of tomorrow, and I'm still incredibly sore. I probably shouldn't be surprised, based on the extensive scar tissue removal, but I was hoping that I would feel a bit better by...

apw0 wrote DS completion 1 week, 3 days ago

Well, I had my DS on 2/1/18. According to my surgeon, it was a long, extensive surgery. I had more scar tissue than was allowed by law. So much so, that he had to remove my appendix because it was ...

apw0 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
Abington Bariatric - Sadly, I saw my surgeon for the last time today. Dr. Josloff is leaving the Bariatric practice. He already has a surgical practice, and he's a trauma surgeon for AMH, so he's stret...

apw0 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Average weight loss post surgery - Some time ago, someone posted a link to an average weight loss chart, broken down by month, after surgery. It was on this site, but I haven't been able to find it. Would anyone h...

apw0 accomplished a goal 6 years, 8 months ago
Ride a bicycle with my grandkids

apw0 wrote a blog post 6 years, 11 months ago
My 'Bucket List' is complete - On Saturday, we got a pizza from this pizzeria in doylestown, PA, which happens to be the best pizza I have ever put in my mouth. And then yesterday, I made a Red Velvet cake from ...

apw0 wrote a blog post 6 years, 11 months ago
Where did the time go? - One week to go. I'm anxious, nervous, frightened, and the list just goes on and on. But I just don't know where the time went. I had my pre admission testing on Friday, and the nur...

apw0 wrote a blog post 6 years, 11 months ago
Protein - I start my pre-op liquid diet on 3/30, so I've been looking for a protein powder that I like. I finally found the CVS Whey protein in vanilla, and initially, it was really, really ...

apw0 wrote a blog post 6 years, 11 months ago
Two weeks away from the rest of my life - April 4. Two weeks from today, my life is going to change forever. There's a part of me that's certain that something is going to go wrong. I've done my research, looked at my surg...

apw0 wrote a blog post 7 years ago
Surgery date, and impending party, have both been - I received a call on 1/27, from Toni from the Bariatric institute, and she asked me which surgery did I want to have. She said that she needed it, so that she could submit it to my...

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apw0 wrote a blog post 7 years, 1 month ago
The journey continues..... - I can't believe that it's been almost 5 years. I decided, after I was treated so horribly, that maybe WLS wasn't for me. And then....it happened. I finally quit smoking, and I imme...

apw0 wrote a blog post 7 years, 1 month ago
My journey - I've been battling obesity for the better part of my life. The final straw was after I had my hysterectomy in 03. Since that time, I have gained approximately 50 lbs. And I can't g...
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