Kjmollyo posted a discussion topic 2 years, 7 months ago
Same old - I hope everyone had a great holiday season.  I was blessed with a flu that wiped me out for 6 days over christmas....lost a few pounds tho.  Saw Dr Vergis the other day and we t...

Kjmollyo posted a discussion topic 2 years, 10 months ago
Going Home - Woohoo!! I am going home tomorrow...I feel better than I have felt since my initial rny!! Hope you are all having a great day! kj

Kjmollyo posted a discussion topic 2 years, 11 months ago
Update - Thanks everyone for your kind words and thoughts...things are getting better.  I got my picc line, and I am now on TPN as I have lost what muscle I had left.  Hopefully it will ...

Kjmollyo posted a discussion topic 2 years, 11 months ago
Discouraged - I cant even put into words how discouraged I am...I have lost 15 pounds since my surgery 3 1/2 weeks ago...I can barely eat anything without throwing up and I am very dehydrated...

Kjmollyo posted a discussion topic 2 years, 11 months ago
Shhhh - It's awfully quiet in here these days.  How is everybody doing?  Holidays are over, kids are back in school...what's on everybody's plate next?  For me, I am still in the hospit...

Kjmollyo posted a discussion topic 2 years, 11 months ago
Update - Its done...I am officially on the mend!  Spent 5 hours in the OR and 3 hours in recovery.  Dr Vergis said that the ulcer was much larger than they had thought and it had perfora...

Kjmollyo posted a discussion topic 2 years, 11 months ago
Scared! - Just waiting here in pre op holding...its the first time I am really scared. I had an anaesthesia med student asking me the same questions over and over.  I hope this is the las...

Kjmollyo posted a discussion topic 3 years ago
September 4 - Do you know what you are doing Sept 4?  I do...I got he call from Andrea today...they are going to do a revision of my bypass to remove my nasty ischemic ulcer at 9 am.  The up ...

Kjmollyo posted a discussion topic 3 years ago
Again! - Well I am going for yet another surgery!  I have not been pain free since april of last year!  I have had 4 ulcers, 2 strictures, a perforated pouch and a fistula, as well as 2 ...

Kjmollyo posted a discussion topic 3 years, 2 months ago
Same Song - Seems like I have sung this song before...going for surgery Tuesday.  This time they are going to take out my gallbladder and check out my pouch.  Fingers crossed that is moveab...

Kjmollyo posted a discussion topic 3 years, 3 months ago
Uncle - Ok i cry uncle...I have another ulcer and a probable fistula.  They think the ulcer is due to a decreased blood supply to the area...it is the same place as the last one.  Dr Ve...

Kjmollyo posted a discussion topic 3 years, 3 months ago
Does it ever end? - I am taking up permanent residence here at st b.  I went to see Dr Vergis with stomach pain yesterday, was admitted and had a CT scan.  He came by at 10:30 last nite to tell me ...

Kjmollyo posted a discussion topic 3 years, 4 months ago
Wish You Were Here - Seeing as Sondra and I wont be there tonite, we are having our own impromptu meeting here in room 7129 on the 7th floor here at st b....Jeanette is leading the meeting...we are ...

Kjmollyo posted a discussion topic 3 years, 6 months ago
Done!! - All done,  internal hernia, partial small bowel obstruction, and potential areas of concern all fixed.  I will go home tomorrow.  I feel better already...no nausea.  Life is goo...

Kjmollyo posted a discussion topic 3 years, 6 months ago
Trials and Tribulations Again - Well after months of complaining about increasing pain, going for cts and ultrasounds, I am not nuts!  Next week they will repair my internal hernia which is very evident on the...

Kjmollyo posted a discussion topic 3 years, 7 months ago
What A Year - I cant believe its a year...a whole year.  131 pounds in 365 days.  Ulcers, strictures, perforations, a small price to pay for the freedom that this has given to me.  I have end...

Kjmollyo posted a discussion topic 3 years, 9 months ago
Before and After-I think -

Kjmollyo posted a discussion topic 3 years, 9 months ago
How do I add pix - I am trying to post my before and after pix-I have them as far as an album on my profile page but how do I add them to my post?  Thanks.

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Kjmollyo posted a discussion topic 3 years, 10 months ago
Great Day - Well I had that horrid leak test today-I had to drink this thick white stuff that tasted like Marshmallow Creme smells.  It was awful but the outcome was good-I dont have a fist...

Kjmollyo posted a discussion topic 3 years, 10 months ago
Goal Bittersweet - Well after 9 months I have passed my personal goal of 150lbs-I am down to 148, a number I havent seen since my teens!  Instead of being a milestone it comes with yet another mil...

Kjmollyo posted a discussion topic 4 years, 1 month ago
No End In Sight -  Well, it goes from bad to badder!  I woke yesterday early morning to find that my feeding tube site had opened and was draining copious amounts of pus.  Now I am a pretty tolerant...

Kjmollyo posted a discussion topic 4 years, 1 month ago
Fractured Rib -  Well it turns out that this pain and growing mass on my left side is actually a broken rib and hematoma. Dr Vergis said it could have been broken during last surgery.  Thats when ...

Kjmollyo posted a discussion topic 4 years, 2 months ago
Leak Test -  Well, I had my leak test today and there are no leaks or obstructions...woohoo, Iam now enjoying my first taste of chicken broth.  The contrast was awful to drink, but so worth it...

Kjmollyo posted a discussion topic 4 years, 2 months ago
Perf stomach -  Wow what a rough ride.  Pain is never normal and at almost 6 months outI had a perfprated stomach that had perfed right thru my pouch into my remnant, avoiding any leakage into my...
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01/23/2012
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