Spiritus posted a discussion topic 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Well, my pride and foolishness may have caused the predicament I am in now. For most of my life I have had a battle with weight/over fatness. Now, damn near seven years I am facing possible breast cancer.

I will be 52 this Friday and am sched


Spiritus posted a comment 4 years ago
Hey Lady - long time to post!! Glad to see you back and already...

Spiritus wrote a blog post 4 years, 7 months ago
Thanksgiving two years later - Happy to finally have the courage to post on my long neglected OH board.  Been ashamed of myself for not losing any weight at all after surgery...well, I will edit that, I did l...

Spiritus posted a comment 6 years, 7 months ago
Hello there! This chapter reads from my own book ...except for...

Spiritus posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Dandruff?? - Howdy OH family!Have a strange question.....how many of you have developed dandruff since surgery?  My hair really isn't straw dry or even oily, like it once was...but the dandruff...

Spiritus wrote a blog post 6 years, 10 months ago
post op - I am happy that I have lost 15lbs since surgery day!  My surgeon is happy with my progress and has released me to stage 3 mushies...I think it is still too early but it is nice to ...

Spiritus posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
All this gas!! - Holy Cow! I am officially one week out from surgery and I am so rumbling! I don't know where all this gas is coming from, my belly is thundering, popping, groaning and giving Godzi...

Spiritus wrote a blog post 6 years, 10 months ago
First time.. - So happy that yesterday I was able to get in at least 64 ounces of fluid!  I am 6 days out and finally was able to do it all! Although I only had 40 grams of protein, thanks to Iso...

Spiritus wrote a blog post 6 years, 10 months ago
I did it! - I had my surgery on Wednesday August 10th and I survived!  I had a crew of wonderful nurses, Kevin in pre-op, Sherry, Mary Ann and Connie were assigned to me throughout my stay in ...

Spiritus posted a comment 6 years, 10 months ago
Mary you're a total knock-out!!!

Spiritus posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
vomit after surgery - Morning All!  I had my sleeve operation on August 10th.  I was sent home with quite a few tablets to start taking immediately.  I crush my pepcid and take it with a bit of water. M...

Spiritus posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
Back home - Well Im back home finally and am on the loser's bench!  I am in pain, but I expected that. The worst part of this all is the drain pulling.  It felt that a good 2 feet of tubing mo...

Spiritus posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
Going in.... - .....to car for the way to the hospital for early check in!  I'm nervous but not nearly as much as last February. My lorazapam is starting to wane just in time for my versaid drip!...

Spiritus added a goal 6 years, 10 months ago
stop avoiding people because of my weight

Spiritus added a goal 6 years, 10 months ago
Lose at least 100 pounds, and become a healthy and vibrant woman.

Spiritus posted a comment 6 years, 10 months ago
Well, Dr Mun is willing to operate! He knows how anxious/scared I...

Spiritus wrote a blog post 6 years, 11 months ago
Hospital tour - I had my tour of KP tonight, I was about 5 minutes late and wouldn't you know that the tour was pretty much over.  I made it into the conference room for questions and suggestions,...

Spiritus wrote a blog post 6 years, 11 months ago
23 days left until surgery... - ...I think!  My surgeon "Tenatively" scheduled my VSG for August, but I am afraid that he may delay the surgery date further.  The new policy at KP is to wait one year from LapBand...

Spiritus posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Heaviest of family - Well, my Dad loves to boast about what he weighs....he is 144 and so proud of it. He like going around the house telling everybody (severa times) about how is weight registered tod...

Spiritus posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Were the VSG studies ever posted? - I remember waiting for a big release regarding the study results for the VSG surgery.  Does anybody have a link to the study results?  I remember using the fact that the long term ...

Spiritus posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
OT: Anybody getting Spam from Deactivated Member? - Just signed in and received a PM from a "Deactivated Member"....never spoke to this person and now they are professing  "Love" for me......what's up with that?

Spiritus posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
August dates, anybody? - I am looking for surgery buddies!! My surgery is August 10th , any other August surgeries? Let's keep in touch!

Spiritus wrote a blog post 7 years, 2 months ago
Low Carb here I come! - My legs and feet hurt from moving my stuff from storage to my basement in flip flops.  Flip flops are really not a fat person's friend because they give almost no support.  They're...

Spiritus wrote a blog post 7 years, 2 months ago
Getting real - I have my surgery date....August 10th 2011.  Still don't understand why my surgeon wants me to wait 6 months betweens surgeries since he was willing to reduce my stomach at the sam...

Spiritus wrote a blog post 7 years, 2 months ago
Paying for it now - It is now officially 7 weeks since my lapband was removed.  I had a follow up and consultation regarding possible scheduling for a sleeve.  My surgeon wants to wait at least 6 mont...
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Hawthorne, CA
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08/10/2011
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Jan 03, 2007
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