Darla S. posted a discussion topic 3 weeks, 6 days ago

This MN group used to be so incredibly active! There were days when there were upwards of 40 new posts, and all had many replies. It looks like those days are long gone, which is sad.

I had my Roux-N-Y in April of 2007. My top weight was 377


Darla S. posted a discussion topic 3 years, 6 months ago
Hey, remember me? - I haven't been on here in a shameful amount of time...  But yesterday was my 7 year 'surgiversary', and I've been reflecting on so much that has changed in my life since receiving ...

Darla S. wrote a blog post 3 years, 6 months ago
Hey, remember me? - I haven't been on here in a shameful amount of time...  But yesterday was my 7 year 'surgiversary', and I've been reflecting on so much that has changed in my life since receiving ...

Darla S. wrote a blog post 4 years, 9 months ago
I'm there. - Yup, heading for divorce.  I didn't bring it up before the holidays, been doing some reading and research on how to do it without having to spend a ton of $ we don't have on law...

Darla S. wrote a blog post 5 years, 2 months ago
Ashamed - I can't believe it's been 10+ months since I last posted anything here.  I come on OH at least 3-4 times a week to check out the MN forum, but that's gotten to be a slow, sorry pla...

Darla S. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 4 months ago
Ever feel like something was written with YOU in m - The average caregiver in the U.S. is a woman in her late 40s. Many are "sandwichers," looking after both children and aging parents. With little time or opportunity for adequate se...

Darla S. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 4 months ago
Gonna give this another shot... - COFFEE, ANYONE? I have to run into Maple Grove Saturday morning for my annual blood-letting, and thought I'd see if any of you fine folks would like to meet at Byerly's on Elm C...

Darla S. posted a comment 5 years, 4 months ago
Color me jealous, sweetie! Happy for you!

Darla S. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
Intersting article - http://health.yahoo.net/news/s/nm/curing-diabetes-via-surgery-without-weight-loss I'm one of those RNY patients who did away with my raging diabetes following surgery! 

Darla S. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
Breakfast ideas - I would love it if people would share some of the things they eat for breakfast.  I'm definitely in a rut, I need fresh ideas! Mon-Fri, I almost always have greek yogurt at my d...

Darla S. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago
Growing Frustration - I don't know if it's my weight loss or my age, but I have come to realize over the past 3 years or so, I feel much less tolerant.  And that makes for some internal conflict that I ...

Darla S. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago
5 Years - I have no long, drawn out thoughts to share, just realized this morning that it was 5 years ago today when Dr. Jones saved my life. It has surely been something of a roller coas...

Darla S. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 7 months ago
Put a smile on my face - People sure don't have much to say here lately - so I challenge every one of you reading this to share a recent WOW moment you've had!  Big or small, if it made you smile, it count...

Darla S. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 7 months ago
Punta Cana - A few people have asked me about my trip to the Dominican Republic.  I posted this on FB, thought I'd share it here... Had a fantastico week in the Dominican.  Snorkeled, ...

Darla S. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
Checking in - This place has been so quiet lately - no thanks to me...  Just thought I'd check in with a few thoughts. My daughter and I are leaving for a week long vacation in Punta Cana thi...

Darla S. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago
A WOW at almost 5 years out - I'll be 5 years out this April, and it's been a crazy ride. I started at damn near 400#, and lost 150 in my first year.  My lowest post-op weight has been 209, I gained back up ...

Darla S. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Greek Yogurt idea - I've posted a few ideas I've had over the years - well, I just kinda stumbled across another a couple of weeks ago and thought I'd share it with you! I love Greek yogurt - and I...

Darla S. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Don't be afraid of the Big Bad Doc - I know plenty of people avoid seeing their doctor following WLS - some because they just feel so darn good they think they don't NEED to go, some because they haven't been good, ha...

Darla S. posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
Crapshoot ~ - I actually have Saturday off... is there anyone interested in having a Maple Grove coffee get-together? Caribou inside Byerly's, 8:30-ish?

Darla S. wrote a blog post 6 years ago
So much for that... - Hubby got laid off again.  Daughter is still a mountain-sized source stress in my life, and I had other bad/sad news handed to me this week.  Life is grand.

Darla S. posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
Stress Eating? - For any of you struggling with teenage daughters, have a look at Dear Abby from yesterday.  It's awesome. Life continues to stress me out.  My husband got a job in August, after...

Darla S. posted a comment 6 years ago
I lovingly refer to mine as "scrotum thighs". They beat the devil out...

Darla S. posted a comment 6 years ago
I've been scrolling through all your tat pictures, and I LOVE your...

Darla S. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
Gonna give MG coffee a shot... - I work at 3pm Saturday afternoon and I have to do my grocery shopping before that, so I just thought I'd throw this out there... Is ANYONE interested in grabbing a cuppa coffe...

Darla S. wrote a blog post 6 years, 2 months ago
You've GOT to be kidding me! - I haven't posted anything here since APRIL???    Huh.   I would have sworn I had.   I guess life just keeps movin' on, and I've hardly noticed the time passing. So since April.....
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RNY
Surgery
04/27/2007
Surgery Date
Jan 12, 2007
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