jzwife posted a discussion topic 4 months ago
It's been several years since I have been on this site and have missed it a great deal. I had a revision in 2013 from an RNY to a DS and have lost 160 pounds and maintained the loss for 4 years now. I feel great EXCEPT my iron has tanked. It is at 6 inste

jzwife posted a discussion topic 4 years, 12 months ago
dense proteins are killing me!!! - I am 10 weeks out and am not quite sure if I have too high of expectations of where I should be as far as eating. Sometimes I can eat dense protein like shrimp, pork or beef but st...

jzwife posted a discussion topic 5 years ago
common channel question - I went for my check up today with my surgeon. He says I'm doing GREAT and was pleased with my progress. I was a little disappointed because I am hanging right at that 30lb mark. I'...

jzwife posted a discussion topic 5 years ago
STALL STALL STALL-HELP!!! - I know you guys must hear this many times. I had my surgery 6 weeks ago (seems longer than that) I am only down 24 lbs and have been at a stall now for about 11/2 weeks. Am I a ...

jzwife posted a discussion topic 5 years ago
hairloss prevention? - I know the dreaded day is coming when I will more than likely lose a lot of my hair as  I originally lost a lot when I had the RNY. I have had 2 big surgeries in last few months...

jzwife posted a discussion topic 5 years ago
TERRIBLE RAUNCHY GAS ODERS - My dear husband came home after work yesterday and as we were talking he mentioned that he was exhausted. Since he gets up at 4:30 to commute to Seattle I just said "well, I kno...

jzwife posted a discussion topic 5 years ago
uh oh-huge bulge - I noticed I have pain on my left side along with a huge bulge- looks like I am 6 months pregnant. I final went in and had a CAT scan along with contrast. Everything is ok with t...

jzwife posted a discussion topic 5 years ago
Dairy enzymes - I know that we shouldn't use enzymes for carbs because it helps us to absorb them better. My question is- I am lactose and casein sensitive so dairy is hard to do BUT since ther...

jzwife posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
I guess my DS is working - Today is my 40th wedding anniversary! My husband and I were getting ready to leave to go somewhere and he casually mentioned "Wow, I can tell your losing weight. You look smalle...

jzwife posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
protein- having trouble - I have been trying to eat more of my protein rather than drink it but it seems I can only consume about 1/4 cup before it decides to come right back up without warning. I don't ...

jzwife added a goal 5 years, 1 month ago
get to 140 lbs

jzwife posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
venturing out - I had my surgery 3 weeks tomorrow and am down 20lbs. I decided I needed to get out for a bit and decided to do a little shopping. (I found it interesting that I had to plan my l...

jzwife posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
On my way!! - I went in for my post op today. Got 22 staples removed, was down 15lbs and was told I could advance to a soft foods diet. When I came home I gave it a shot- creamy mashed potato...

jzwife posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
bad back pain - I was feeling pretty good- no pain meds or anything . Last night I started having pains on my left side behind my stomach in my back and a little pain in the front. I am wonderi...

jzwife posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
Frozen Hot Chocolate - One of my favorite drinks ever is a frozen hot chocolate from Dairy Queen- soooo good! Every morning I have been trying to get my protein in by mixing it in a hot chocolate. Tod...

jzwife posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
Had my revision surgery! - I have been on here off and on for the last 7 years- usually just looking- not really posting. I've always enjoyed everyones comments and support. Just wanted to let you know wh...

jzwife posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
feel a little weak - Not sure what is going on- if its just normal or what but am feeling a little weak today. I took a shower and have been toddling thru the house trying to do a few things while m...

jzwife posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
probiotics- how soon? - I have always taken a probiotic but haven't had any since surgery. I have a bad yeast infection from all the antibiotics they gave me while in the hospital.( I had problems with...

jzwife posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
full liquid protein ideas - I can't remember if I have asked this question or not- I think its the anestesia- can't remember anything lately! I know I am not getting in enough protein and need some dif...

jzwife posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
cravings!!! - I feel full for a very long time just drinking my liquids BUT I have terrible cravings. Was this normal for you after you had your surgery and what did you do to help keep those...

jzwife posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
a few steps back! - I have been feeling pretty good and using very little of the pain meds. We put a special bed in the guest room so I have been sleeping in there. Several nights ago our little co...

jzwife posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
xylitol, protein isolate versesnon denatured whey - It seems that somewhere I read that we can no longer do the tols such as xylitol is that correct. If true that may be the answer to my issue last night. Also, what is the di...

jzwife posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
uh oh- please tell me this passes!!! - Was sitting here writing down all the great ideas from you guys for future reference for eating ideas. I realized I needed to get to the bathroom quickly. Unfortunately real...

jzwife posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
question about yogurt-ugh! - I spoke with the RN this morning about doing a full liquid diet and she mentioned I could now do yogurt and to add a  little protein to it so I had about 2-3 oz of yogurt and ad...

jzwife posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
SLEEPING - I have to ask- what did you do to get comfortable while trying to sleep? My sofa reclines but is not the most comfortable. Trying to sleep in my bed  doesn't work either. Any he...
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