SpeechyKeen posted a discussion topic 1 year, 5 months ago

Hi All,

I'm a little more than a year out but have lost almost all the weight I should and it has slowed down to about .5-2 lbs a week. After we confirm a couple vasovagal episodes aren't anything serious, I've been given the go ahead to try to

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SpeechyKeen wrote Complicated 2 years, 3 months ago

3 month follow ups revealed overall normal nutrition despite the fact I can barely eat. 

Of course they want to know why so I get to have a CT (with contrast to rule out structure. Woohoo) a...

SpeechyKeen wrote Still struggling 2 years, 3 months ago

My three month follow up is next week and I'm still struggling with eating. 

I more or less live on lean shakes and think thin bars and then hope for the best with whatever I can try to eat....

SpeechyKeen posted a discussion topic 2 years, 4 months ago

Hi I'm Meaghan. I had RNY 4 and a half weeks ago.

Did any of you have trouble with things just...not digesting? I ate a few well timed bites of fish at like 7 (fish being something my RD recommended as soft). I felt it was stuck and not going d

SpeechyKeen wrote Baby steps 2 years, 5 months ago

8 days post RNY and I'm starting to feel human again. I have gone through every pair of pajama pants I own. Today I decided to put on "real clothes", which is leggings so not a huge improvement but...

SpeechyKeen posted a comment 2 years, 5 months ago
Best wishes! I had RNY last Monday so I can't quite compare but the...

SpeechyKeen posted a comment 2 years, 5 months ago
Thanks for the encouragement!

SpeechyKeen wrote Struggle Bus 2 years, 5 months ago

Six days past gastric bypass surgery. Every day is a little easier but my energy level is still pretty low and it never feels like I have enough hours in the day or room in my pouch for all the wat...

SpeechyKeen wrote This is what victory looks like sometimes 2 years, 6 months ago

 Someone brought in cookies and brownies to my morning meeting. My gluten intolerance made me lucky (for once) because I couldn't even try them. But from that moment on, I wanted a brownie. I start...

SpeechyKeen posted a discussion topic 2 years, 6 months ago

It only took 10 years and three separate attempts, but I am a little over 2 weeks away from my gastric bypass. I feel excited, nervous, and maybe even a little scared of how much is going to change. I also feel ready. 

I've been dieting since I

SpeechyKeen wrote a blog post 8 years, 6 months ago
Journey of a thousand miles... - ...begins with a single step Today I had my first (re)visit to CWC (as I truly will never spell out Center for Weight Control). I like the nurse practitioner. She's incredibly e...

SpeechyKeen wrote a blog post 8 years, 6 months ago
A fresh start - So, it's back to basics. Good to know that I'm not alone, though. I found this website through a support group I attended and met some younger women. It's good news. I need to do t...
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