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campingmama accomplished a goal 4 years, 5 months ago
Weigh Under 300 pounds

campingmama posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago
Sick, nausea, diverticulitis. - Well, DH took to the hospital Sunday late afternoon. I had horrible lower belly pain, nausea, vomiting, chills and fever. I was having a flare of diverticulitis. I just got home...

campingmama posted a discussion topic 4 years, 8 months ago
How much did you gain immediately after surgery?? - I knew I would gain immediately after surgery due to all the IV fluids. But it was 12 pounds. I'm now down just 8 pounds of it. I have terrible swelling still in my legs, feet a...

campingmama posted a discussion topic 4 years, 8 months ago
Mid day and feeling good! - Well, it took me 2.5 hours to eat breakfast and take my morning pills! Got my first 10 minute walk in, changed my dressing where i had drainage .... it's looking lots better. Ju...

campingmama posted a discussion topic 4 years, 8 months ago
I DID IT!!! - I did it!!! Was my first conscious thought after surgery on Friday! I finally took control of my life with this awesome tool of WLS. I finally got to come home yesterday. I slep...

campingmama posted a discussion topic 4 years, 8 months ago
Tomorrow is finally here!!! - This time tomorrow, I will have a new little pouch! I was nervous all week, even to the point of nausea. However, now, I am calm and ready to go! I have done everything I was to...

campingmama posted a comment 4 years, 9 months ago
With my dear friend Lori, Rachel and Steve's officiant

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campingmama wrote a blog post 4 years, 9 months ago
Update - Nutrition class tomorrow, 2/21/13 Surgery date 3/1/13 Getting really excited. And I'm down 13 pounds since the beginning of January  

campingmama posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
I am an emotional mess! - So, yesterday I posted about paying attention to feelings and no using food as my drug of choice when upset or whatever. So, now, I just cry a lot. Have any of you felt like...

campingmama posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
Profound Revelation Today - I have been really trying to focus on how I feel when I want to eat badly. (I'm pre-op for 2 more weeks) Yesterday, I got quite upset about a family matter. I was mad at my sist...

campingmama posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
SO HAPPY - I am so happy and so relieved! My dad has finally agreed to stay with my son the week following surgery. Now, I can focus on recovery from surgery and get on with this awesome j...

campingmama posted a comment 4 years, 9 months ago
Dying to hear about the all day class. Do we do a liquid diet before...

campingmama posted a comment 4 years, 9 months ago
What was the class like?? I go next Thursday!

campingmama posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
Just got my date! March 1st - Got the call this morning and scheduled my surgery. It's finally and really going to happen. I'm finally getting help for my terrible problem with my weight. I bought a book tod...

campingmama posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
Got my date! March !st! - Oh my gosh, I got a call today, my surgery is scheduled for March 1st! They wanted to do it on Feb 26th, but DH needs it to be on a Friday so he only misses one day of work, his...

campingmama posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
Another step closer! - Well, today I went for my pre-op testing! They found I am "pre-diabetic" and have a few tiny gall stones. None of which should prevent me from proceeding with surgery. I was...

campingmama wrote a blog post 4 years, 9 months ago
My Story begins, January 2013 - Here I am, 53 years old, weighing 333 pounds at the beginning of January. I can't walk far, my knee hurts ALL the time, I get so stiff and achy, partly because of fibromyalgia, ...

campingmama posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
Super Bowl Melancholy - Hello Everyone, I was wondering if anyone is feeling like me about the Super Bowl. Super Bowl Sunday used to be my very favorite day of the year. Yes, FAVORITE over Chri...

campingmama posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
A bit confused about preop diet. - I received approval from my insurance company for surgery late today. I will double check with the surgeon's office tomorrow. My confusion centers around the preop diet. I w...

campingmama posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
I will have weight loss stalls???? - Ok, I gotta get this right. I never heard, until today on this forum, that weight loss stalls are common post op????!!!!! Really??????  How is this possible? I will  be cons...

campingmama posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
New here. Does WLS help with fibro pain? - I am pretty new here, this is actually only my second post. I am planning on RNY surgery this spring. I just had my psych eval today, so I am now waiting on insurance approv...

campingmama posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
Telling my dad, who thinks weight loss is defined - Last week I told my children ages 14, 27, 29, 34 and 36 that I had decided to have RNY surgery. They were awesome! However, my 88 year old dad lives with my husband and our ...

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