Pat R. wrote September 16, 016 1 year, 2 months ago

A week now since surgery. Keeping a list so I make sure I eat enough. Struggling to make fluid and protein goals, but I know that's the norm. Ba...

Pat R. posted a discussion topic 1 year, 2 months ago


Gavs50 Sept. 1st Ö                     

Pat R. posted a discussion topic 1 year, 2 months ago

hi--belly pain not bad, sipping water. 1oz/hr

big problem is massive migraine ):

Kendyl wrote 1 year, 2 months ago
Good luck today! Hope everything goes well.

Pat R. wrote on Tempestt's support wall 1 year, 2 months ago
Hoping things are going well today!!

Pat R. wrote 9/7/16 1 year, 2 months ago

So enjoying my clear liquid diet, LOL. Getting anxious about tomorrow, not about the surgery, but the possibility that the bypass won't be done....

Pat R. posted a discussion topic 1 year, 2 months ago

Gavs50 started us off on Sept. 1st          Then Tempestt and JSP0408 are tomorrow (Sept. 7th)    <

Pat R. wrote 9/1/16 1 year, 2 months ago

Well, what a day! Left the house at 9:30 am got home at 6:00pm. 3 appointments needed pre-op and a nice lunch with my baby boy before he heads off for his junior year at URI. And no free samples......

Pat R. wrote 8/31/16 1 year, 2 months ago

One week to go...Tomorrow will be busy, 3 appointments. Hem/onc doc for clearance-- hx of PE, pre-op anesthesia and final nutrition class. I hope there are samples!!! ?

Pat R. wrote on Gavs50's support wall 1 year, 2 months ago
Good luck and best wishes for a speedy recovery! We'll be waiting to hear how you're doing.

Pat R. posted a discussion topic 1 year, 2 months ago

  This is our Bypass surgery group for September, so far. Anyone else??

Gavs50  Sept. 1st


Kathy S. wrote 1 year, 2 months ago
Congratulations on your upcoming surgery!? Here are some links to information you may find helpful: t-loss-surgery-journey/ tial-stay-what-to-pack/ are-after-weight-loss-surgery/ We can't wait to hear from you post-op!

Pat R. posted a comment 1 year, 2 months ago
Are you feeling more comfortable with the Lovenox shots post-op?

Pat R. wrote 8/24/16 1 year, 2 months ago

Did the big shopping trip today. Chicken to poach for broth and meat. Low fat cottage cheese and string cheese. Triple 0 greek yogurt. No cal drink mix to make by the Qt or single serve. Sliced boi...

Pat R. posted a discussion topic 1 year, 2 months ago

Anyone with an upcoming September surgery want to stand up and be counted??   

This way we know who each other is, and can support and commiserate with each other, as well as reaching out to the more experienced for guidance.

Patty   By

Pat R. posted a comment 1 year, 2 months ago
Thank you Kathy

Pat R. posted a discussion topic 1 year, 2 months ago

 It's been a long journey. My 1st consultation with my surgeon was 10 years ago.

Band in and out and failed RnY due to band damage, and n

Pat R. wrote 8/19/16 1 year, 2 months ago

Yes, yes, yes!!!!!! I have a date!!!!!!  9/8/16   Inhale, exhale...   Lovenox will be extended due to PE history, that ...

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

Last post went wonky so I deleted it!!   Has any one heard of this? I saw it in the grocery store today.

0 carb, sugar,fat.  28 calories, 7 gm protein from whey protein isolate. Taste--haven't tried it yet... :)

Pat R. wrote 8/17/16 1 year, 3 months ago

I need to relax!! 

Got a call from the surgeons N.P. early this am looking t...

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

Had my pre-op labs drawn this morning!! The tech was surprised at the 10 tubes she needed to fill. 

I finally admitted it was for bypass surgery. She congratulated me and said she can't wait to follow my progress when I come in for follow up la

Pat R. wrote 8/10/16 1 year, 3 months ago

Still having issues with blogging!!   Last blog title is where i put the date, last date was in the future I guess!!  One week till my pre-op ap...

Pat R. wrote 8/27/16 1 year, 3 months ago

Have a pre-op appointment!!! Not until August 19th though. ???? I remain cautiously optimistic that I will have gastric bypass.

Pat R. wrote 7/13/16 1 year, 4 months ago

Spoke with health insurance rep yesterday, Dr will review paperwork and decide by this pm.  Shouldn't be any problems, but fate has taught me "d...

Pat R. wrote 7/8/16 1 year, 4 months ago

UGI and EKG done.  Connected with health insurance and surgeon's office, approval process underway!!  Deep breath in...and out.      

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