Rouxful posted a discussion topic 1 week, 4 days ago

So I've posted and posted and posted and have been dealing a whole raft of weird symptoms over the last couple of years but I just had my complete fasting metabolic panel done and it came back with a low (29 U/L) Alkaline Phosphatase reading. I got thi


Rouxful posted a discussion topic 2 weeks, 3 days ago

Ok so I'm really getting desperate here. I am going through some weird symptoms where I feel these symptoms about 30 mins after a meal:

-Flushing in face and extremities

-Hazy Headed

-Headache

-Irritability


Rouxful posted a discussion topic 3 weeks, 3 days ago

So for about a year now I've been struggling with some really weird symptoms I'm trying to figure out. I'm hovering about 15lbs up from my LW and about 20lbs from my goal weight, but my care team seems to think I'm ok, weight wise. I'm experiencing:


Rouxful posted a discussion topic 7 months, 4 weeks ago

I'm about five and a half years out and I'm starting to realize--very late--that I think I have a problem with eating too quickly and swallowing air. The thing is, this problem has been ongoing for a long time and goes back to even before my surgery bu


Rouxful posted a discussion topic 8 months, 3 weeks ago

About three years out I started slipping and eating whatever (pro-tip: Don't). Before I was maintaining a healthy weight, but could indulge carbs every so often and be okay. But after getting back into some bad habits (rice, pizza, pasta, etc) I ended


Rouxful posted a discussion topic 8 months, 3 weeks ago

Starting yet another thread...

So here I am, about five and a half years out and finally starting to understand what was causing the last two years of lethargy, irritability, inflammation, eczema, and weight fluctuations. My PCP diagnosed me wi


Rouxful posted a discussion topic 9 months ago

I'm starting a new thread, since I think I've pinned my problem down a bit more since a week ago. Initially, I was wondering if I had a food allergy, but got tested and don't have any of significant concern. About two years ago, I started eating a lot


Rouxful posted a discussion topic 9 months, 2 weeks ago

Hey all,

It's been a LONG time since I posted. A lot has happened in life, good and bad. But I'm back to plumb the collective wisdom and experience of this great community in hopes I can get some help.

About two years ago I w


Rouxful posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
Important, Sleevers: Do the Right Thing - So I volunteered to be a contact for the sales rep that originally scheduled my surgery to refer prospective patients to who are exploring WLS. I've had the opportunity to chat ...

Rouxful posted a discussion topic 5 years, 4 months ago
Overate, now I'm in pain. Worried about my sleeve -  So last night I had a bit too much to eat at a party. This wouldn't be the first time I overindulged with the sleeve, but it was different last time. I had a dull pain in my chest...

Rouxful posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
The Altar is prepared, the ritual may begin. -   Any other espresso lovers out there? :-)

Rouxful posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
Splenda suddenly nasty?? - So, like many of you, I've got a wicked sweet tooth. Fortunately, I have drowned that sweet tooth in huge bags of Splenda, which I add to everything from my low-carb lattes to Gree...

Rouxful posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
Perfecting the Low-Carb Latte - So the last half a year I've gotten really attached to lattes and coffee. When at Starbucks, I order a nonfat latte and put Splenda in it. Aside from not wanting to spend $5 every ...

Rouxful posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago
It has been exactly one year. -  Just reflecting on the wild ride this has been, of losing almost half of my body weight and still getting used to the new face in the mirror. As of today, I've lost 144lbs since m...

Rouxful posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago
Underworks shirt came in today - PICS - So now I know what a sausage feels like. I like the way it flattens my moobs. For reference, here's a pic with my surgeon four days Post-Op And here's a picture today wit...

Rouxful posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago
Has it been almost a year? Pics enclosed - Was it all a dream? Was the last 20 years of my life some sort of surreal trip in which I existed in a state of being outside of what "normal" people experience? BEFORE PIC (4...

Rouxful posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
Anyone sleeved by Hospital Angeles? - I'm really curious if there's anyone on this forum who's had their sleeve done by Dr. Corvala at Hospital Angeles in Tijuana. Sound off and let me know how you're doing! 

Rouxful posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago
NSV - Second time doing this in a year -  http://dl.dropbox.com/u/2433619/IMG_0101.JPG

Rouxful posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
150lbs Lost in 12 months as of today - Holy hell, that's a lot of fat. Looking back at the last year is like a blur, and I still have some of my 4XL clothes lying around the house. I've gone from a 4XLT to an XL, from s...

Rouxful posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
Pre-Surgical Diets: Overkill? - Okay, people. For those of us who have been through the ringer and have endured the two weeks of hell before surgery where we're chugging medical-grade, sci-fi movie slop in order ...

Rouxful posted a discussion topic 5 years, 12 months ago
Anyone else here in love with CarbSmart Ice Cream? - Just curious, as it's been a favorite of mine ever since I started this process. 

Rouxful posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
A hell of an NSV -  I'm posting this from my iPhone while I wait on the Tarmac. Guess I didnt need that extra seat after all. This has to be one of my best non-scale victories.  Http://bit.ly/tHuv...

Rouxful posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
So Squash...? - I used to hate it as a kid, but I love squash. My roomate made us (my other roomies are low-carbing) a Splenda Pumpkin Pie without the crust. Just curious if anyone else has done s...

Rouxful posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
I'm slowing down -  I'm 4 and a half months out and feel like I'm slowing down. So while my weightloss has been nothing short of transformative, I'm starting to get worried that I'm really slowing do...

Rouxful posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
A story of one man, and his battle with carbs - This is slightly NSFW, but it's a quick, poignant story of pride, pain, and carbs:  http://imgur.com/gallery/vKIvv
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