Cicerogirl, The PhD Version


Cicerogirl, The PhD Version posted a comment 1 year, 5 months ago
Your surgeon really told you that you could drink alcohol 6 weeks...

MiamiMami posted a comment 1 year, 6 months ago
Yeah, I love the pool. We have a local pool here I want to go to this...

Cicerogirl, The PhD Version has a new goal: remember my vitamins every single day 1 year, 10 months ago
I have had two DEXA scans come back showing some bone loss, and I personally know two people who have had medical problems because of vitamin deficiencies, so I'm already pretty motivated!

Cicerogirl, The PhD Version posted a discussion topic 1 year, 11 months ago

I have now been on the PatchMD Multivitamin patch for over 9 months.  I had my full labs done in July and my B12 was the only thing that was really a problem. My PCP just repeated the major vitamin lab work (we were both especially concerned about my c


Cicerogirl, The PhD Version posted a discussion topic 2 years, 1 month ago

My last 2 DEXA scans both showed some bone loss in one hip.  I also already have some arthritis in my lower back.  After the first scan showed bone loss, I increased my calcium from 1500 to 2000mg of calcium citrate per day. The second scan, however, s


Cicerogirl, The PhD Version posted a discussion topic 2 years, 2 months ago

I already have a food dehydrator, but I don't use it these days except for making the occasional fruit rollups.  I want to make jerky, though.  Most commercial beef jerky is too tough for me to chew properly and then gives me gas, and the one type I ca


Cicerogirl, The PhD Version posted a discussion topic 2 years, 3 months ago

For anyone considering self-pay for Stomaphyx (I have not heard of any insurance company covering it), there is a published study in the Journal of the American Medical Associ


Cicerogirl, The PhD Version posted a discussion topic 2 years, 3 months ago

For anyone considering self-pay for Stomaphyx (I have not heard of any insurance company covering it), there is a published study in the Journal of the American Medical Associ


Cicerogirl, The PhD Version posted a discussion topic 2 years, 3 months ago

First, there was a screw up and my calcium didn't get drawn, so I have to go in today to have them draw that. My last two DEXA scans showed some bone loss, so that's one of the things I'm most concerned about. Will know that in a few days, though.


Cicerogirl, The PhD Version posted a discussion topic 2 years, 4 months ago

Many people who have WLS also suffer from depression and take antidepressants.  I saw an article about a study that found a statistically significant increase in intracranial hemorrhage ("brain bleeds") in people taking both NSAIDs and antidepressants.

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