Pat R. wrote 2/22/17 1 year ago

Getting a little nervous about vacation. I know what I am supposed to eat and what amount, but suddenly I feel like I can't trust myself. I know there will be "people" around so I won't cheat or go...

Pat R. wrote 2/13/17 1 year ago

Pat R. posted a comment 1 year ago
I would love to try the newer flavors, not available in my area....

Pat R. posted a comment 1 year ago
Thank you!

Pat R. wrote 2/8/17 1 year ago

Today is my 5 month "surgiversary" down 56 with 64 left to go!!! Almost half way.  Losses approx. the same rate as with the lap-band. Never made it all the way last time, but this time it's all the...

Pat R. wrote 2/3/2017 1 year ago

Feeling better about some "things" but still dealing with massive stressors in personal life. Reached out privately and got a big emotional pat on the back and also made a new friend. Some of my fe...

Pat R. uploaded a new photo 1 year, 1 month ago

Pat R. wrote 1/14/2017 1 year, 1 month ago

so hearbroken and frustrated, this is the only placewhere I  connect with WLS people.

some how i have become persona non grata. 

Pat R. uploaded 2 photos 1 year, 1 month ago

Pat R. wrote 1/7/17 1 year, 1 month ago

My success does not depend on how many like my menu!! My success is controlled by me alone!!!

On Christmas Eve I came out to my whole family about my WLS, with a little game...

Pat R. posted a comment 1 year, 1 month ago
OMG You really must have been discouraged!! Glad things have...

Pat R. wrote 12/28/2016 1 year, 1 month ago

Almost Happy New Year!!  Well I guess I stepped in a pile of shit. My purpose was to find SOMEONE who feels they have no tool to work with after RnY. I did get one person who understood and says sh...

Pat R. posted a discussion topic 1 year, 1 month ago

this is not a rant or whine. 

Purely informational.

I am happy that I had bypass done, but... I did not have any sense of a tool to support me until I purposely went off the rails today.

For 16 weeks I have struggled with mainta

Pat R. uploaded a new photo 1 year, 2 months ago

Pat R. uploaded a new photo 1 year, 2 months ago

Pat R. wrote 12/8/16 1 year, 2 months ago

Finally feeling less stressed about myself and uncontrollable things in my life !! 3 month post-op check up yesterday went well...

Pat R. wrote 11/28/16 1 year, 2 months ago

SO frustrated!!!  Trying to keep away from the menu post because it makes me unhappy. So many people post about trouble eating, not tolerating meats, only being able to take in 1.5 to 2 oz of solid...

Pat R. uploaded a new photo 1 year, 3 months ago

Pat R. wrote 11/19/16 1 year, 3 months ago

Keeping off the RNY forum for a while, posting that is. Too much "hag" and menu shaming talk. I visit for support and advice, not into middle school clicques and sucking up for positive feedback. I...

Pat R. posted a discussion topic 1 year, 3 months ago

I know I was in the hospital, I had spot surgical wounds on my abdomen, but I feel like it's some kind of joke.  I don't have any kind of "tool" to work with. Everything still tastes good, I never feel like I've had enough, no feeling of satisfaction a

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