JazzyOne9254 posted a discussion topic 8 months, 3 weeks ago

I have absorption issues, and rather than do a surgical revision, I chose the pharmaceutical route.

I was started on Viokase back in 2010, then switched to Creon, because Viokase was no longer available in the United States. I'm told


JazzyOne9254 posted a comment 1 year, 1 month ago
All - I am already in therapy for the PTSD and depression. That...

JazzyOne9254 posted a comment 1 year, 1 month ago
My isolation right now is to avoid triggers. Among those triggers is...

JazzyOne9254 posted a comment 1 year, 1 month ago
SkinnyBonz38 - That's the problem. I LOVE people. By nature, I'm...

JazzyOne9254 posted a comment 1 year, 1 month ago
Laura in Texas- Thank you for your kind words. I could understand...

JazzyOne9254 wrote Been Gone For So Long.... 1 year, 1 month ago

Life happens.  To everyone. 

Personally, I've been having a midlife crisis, faced with the very real prospect of being ol...


JazzyOne9254 wrote a blog post 2 years, 3 months ago
It's official...I have PCM - I met with my dietician and my surgeon's PA today, to address the issues with my last labs...which were the worst I've ever had. Diagnosis: Protein calorie malnutirion, prealbumin...

JazzyOne9254 accomplished a goal 2 years, 4 months ago
Take my vitamins!

JazzyOne9254 wrote a blog post 2 years, 4 months ago
She Eats...She Gains.....She Takes Her Vites! (cro - In case you missed it...I, at nearly five and a half years out, found myself with a boatload of deficiencies, and Protein Calorie Malnutrition. I dropped 20 pounds in two weeks, g...

JazzyOne9254 posted a discussion topic 2 years, 4 months ago

I have a nutritional catastophe going on right now.  My fault totally.

Prayers and swinging critters appreciated.

For details, please see the latest entry in my blog.


JazzyOne9254 wrote a blog post 2 years, 4 months ago
In the Danger Zone...My Plans...and wisdom for DSe - Well....   My last labs are sucky in so many areas....AEDK's, B's,  Protein... In a nutshell, I am in the middle of PCM  (protein calorie malnutrition), deficiencies in several ...

JazzyOne9254 posted a discussion topic 2 years, 6 months ago

As predicted, my labs suck canal water.

I had already proactively gotten back on track, so a retest in 3 months should show improvement. 

Nobody's fault but mine.  I got lax, now I have to work like a dog to get my levels back up.  Ugh!


JazzyOne9254 posted a discussion topic 2 years, 10 months ago
Surprise weight loss!!! - I am now 154.6 ...not a cause for celebration. I'm now 14 pounds below my PCP's limit of 160, and I can't figure out why. I still drink my shakes, for protein and added carbs and...

JazzyOne9254 posted a comment 2 years, 10 months ago
Thanks! It really made my Christmas special! I have to admit,...

JazzyOne9254 wrote a blog post 2 years, 10 months ago
And...The Scale Says.... - Today's weight -165.2 pounds.  Smack dab at the low end of my beginning college weight range.  I was 18 going on 19. Wow.  Just Wow. I hope I'm not in for a "butt chew" at my...

JazzyOne9254 wrote a blog post 2 years, 11 months ago
A Christmas Miracle! - I had given up on believing in miracles, even though I'd been the beneficiary of them many times, even in the process of getting my DS.  Somehow, it's always hard to see what's in...

JazzyOne9254 wrote a blog post 2 years, 11 months ago
Teetering.... - In my last post...I was very close to my PCP's weight loss limit for me...no lower than 160 pounds...well,, I'm out of the "Danger Zone" now, at  168.6.  I'm not going to freak out...

JazzyOne9254 posted a comment 2 years, 12 months ago
Great glossary of terms!

JazzyOne9254 posted a discussion topic 2 years, 12 months ago
Soul Food??? - Since many of us on this forum grew up with what is known as "Soul Food" whether it be Mama's or Big Momma's - I'm curious as to how many continue to eat soul food post-op? Are th...

JazzyOne9254 wrote a blog post 2 years, 12 months ago
Headed For The "Danger Zone" - Actually, I'm already ensconced in it. My weight this morning, 158.2  - My PCP doesn't want me lower than 160.  That's not much lower, but it seems in the past week, my "Freight T...

JazzyOne9254 posted a comment 3 years ago
I would like the patches because I have a Duodenal Switch, and I...

JazzyOne9254 posted a discussion topic 3 years ago
An Apology - OH Friends and Family:   I owe you  *way* more than one. Over the past several days, you were witnesses to my complete meltdown, after I learned that I had "aged out" of the Voc...

JazzyOne9254 wrote a blog post 3 years ago
An Apology - OH Friends and Family:   I owe you  *way* more than one. Over the past several days, you were witnesses to my complete meltdown, after I learned that I had "aged out" of the Voc...

JazzyOne9254 posted a discussion topic 3 years ago
Within 2 pounds of goal..again - I'm about to hit my goal weight...again! New weight included in signature, just weighed this morning.

JazzyOne9254 posted a discussion topic 3 years ago
You gotta know when to hold 'em... -  DS Forum Family- (Reprinted from FB post) I have been absolutely and utterly heartbroken, as most of you can tell by my writings on this board. Not suicidal, just utterly broken...
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