bluek posted a discussion topic 5 years, 7 months ago
Just dxd with PCOS - Hi all. I was just diagnosed with PCOS. I'm surprised - I guess we didn't know before because i was always on birth control and not trying to get pregnant. now that i am off the pi...

bluek posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago
"Like" Dr. Garth Davis on Facebook! - Hi guys-Some of you might remember me from the boards - I had a lapband in 2006 and revised to RNY 9 months ago. I am loving my bypass!! I wanted to let you guys know that my broth...

bluek posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago
Like Dr. Garth Davis on Facebook! - My brother Dr. Garth Davis, from the TLC show Big Medicine, has a new Facebook page at http://facebook.com/drgarth He’ll be posting diet advice, exercise tips, and other genera...

bluek posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Question about taxes! - I had a revision to the bypass in May after the many complications I had from the lapband (which I had in 2006).  My insurance would not pay for the revision, so I ended up paying ...

bluek posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
How many times was your stricutre dilated? - I had my stricture initially dilated at 4 weeks, and then again at 8 weeks.  I'm now 11 weeks, and starting to feel a bit too tight again. I'm usually okay while eating - sometimes...

bluek posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Vitafusion B Complex? - Saw these at the store and decided to try them.  I like them better than the bariatric advantage sublingual B12, which seems to take forever to dissolve.  Does anyone know if these...

bluek posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
I can eat salad! - As some of you know, I had my lapband revised to RNY about 7 weeks ago.  My band was a nightmare after the first 9 months, and there were very few things that I tolerated without f...

bluek posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Stricture "too soon"? - I am exactly 4 weeks out from RNY revision (from lapband), and things were great up until about a week ago.  In the past week, it's gotten hard for me to keep virtually anything do...

bluek posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
Socializing as a new post op. - It sucks!  I can't believe how much my friends do that revolves around food. The weekend was tough - I had two birthday parties to attend, and the weather was gorgeous so one after...

bluek posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
caffeine - How long after surgery can we start drinking a little caffeine?  Or is it a no-no forever?  I'm struggling :)

bluek posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
1 week out... and a little harder than I thought. - I'm one week out from my revision from lapband to RNY!  The first few days are kind of a blur - I actually felt great for the first two days, miserable when they took the pain pump...

bluek posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Migraines? - I have suffered from migraines for years, and have finally been getting a little relief from acupuncture and taking Chinese herbs.  I have been trying to get off as many medication...

bluek posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Band revision to Bypass... And I'm nervous! - I've been away from the boards for awhile, but am back because I need the support.  I had a lapband in 2006, and a revision in 2008 to an AP band and had a hernia repaired.  My ban...

bluek wrote a blog post 8 years ago
Still at a standstill... - I haven't lost those extra pounds, and gained a few more.  It really sucks.  I am still having intermittent issues with the band - some days so tight I can hardly eat soup, other d...
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