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

Pat R. wrote 11/19/16 1 year, 4 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, 4 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

Pat R. wrote 11/7/16 1 year, 4 months ago

omg just stress ate some cashews, wtf. dropped chili for lunch. So worried about Jake, not moving in what I feel is the right direction in his life. 22 years young. My anxiety is getting the best o...

Pat R. uploaded a new photo 1 year, 4 months ago

Pat R. wrote 10/28/16 1 year, 4 months ago

Wow. Finally seeing the scale move again!!!! Post date is the 8th of the month for me, so that's when the loss will be official!! lol

Pat R. wrote 10/26/16 1 year, 4 months ago

Couple of weeks since my last blog. Feeling better about my self and happy with the changes I see in my head and in the mirror!! Controlled my self when last weeks events tempted me with stress eat...

Pat R. wrote 10/10/16 1 year, 5 months ago


I know the rules. Self sabotage, didn't see that coming!! Now I feel like crap. My painful joints from obesity and Lyme disease already feel better. I should be over the moon but I'm ...

Pat R. posted a discussion topic 1 year, 5 months ago

How are we all handling our new life style??

I am feeling great, made it thru vacation. My pre-planning worked well. Dealing with the "personalities" is another story for a different day!

I'm anxious to see the dietician on Thursday. I

Pat R. wrote 10/3/16 1 year, 5 months ago

Home from vacation, it was stressful.

I wanted to seamlessly flow my diet an...

Pat R. posted a discussion topic 1 year, 5 months ago

Tomorrow am, Jim and I leave on vacation with some of his family, planned way before my surgery date!!

Will be "camping" in his brother's luxury bus RV in Northern NH for some leaf peeping. I am packing like I'm taking an infant food wise!!  Br

Pat R. posted a discussion topic 1 year, 6 months ago

Today is day 13 post-op. I can stop the Lovenox injections and...I am down 14 lbs since surgery! OMG It does work!!

I can also resume my previous medications, not follow the screwed up meds ordered by the surgical resident!

Pat R. posted a comment 1 year, 6 months ago
Thanks Kathy!!

Pat R. wrote 9/19/2016 1 year, 6 months ago

What a learning experience!! Last night a served myself another 2oz serving of puree roast beef, then shoveled it in in 3 bites. Wow instant che...

Pat R. posted a discussion topic 1 year, 6 months ago

Hi all, Post-op day 8, plugging along trying to keep protein and fluid levels high. Almost everything the "Vets" suggested and proposed (THANK YOU SO MUCH!!) has happened/gone well, except for this u

Pat R. wrote September 16, 016 1 year, 6 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, 6 months ago


Gavs50 Sept. 1st Ö                     

Pat R. posted a discussion topic 1 year, 6 months ago

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

big problem is massive migraine ):

Kendyl wrote 1 year, 6 months ago
Good luck today! Hope everything goes well.

Pat R. wrote on Tempestt's support wall 1 year, 6 months ago
Hoping things are going well today!!

Pat R. wrote 9/7/16 1 year, 6 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, 6 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, 6 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, 6 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, 6 months ago
Good luck and best wishes for a speedy recovery! We'll be waiting to hear how you're doing.
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Burrillville, RI
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