StephanieF. posted a discussion topic 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Hey everyone! I am taking 30 mg of Cymbalta a day to help with fibromyalgia pain. This is new; I've only been on it about 6 weeks.

I am 11 years out from my RNY, but have been working on getting rid of regain. I am eating and drinking perfectl


StephanieF. posted a comment 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Thanks, Kathy! I am glad to know the number of carbs to aim for. It...

StephanieF. wrote So, day 3 of my restart 1 month, 4 weeks ago

Well, I did ok yesterday! Had four protein drinks, plus a meal of grilled chicken and veggies sauteed in spaghetti sauce. 

Lost a pound since three days ago. Maybe water loss, who knows. But...


StephanieF. posted a comment 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Rosezan, this is such a helpful post! Thank you for the...

StephanieF. wrote RESTART: Anyone want to chat with a RNY old-timer? :) 2 months ago

How is everyone doing? I know, I haven't been here in quite some time. I get away from the bariatric surgery state of mind, living daily life as busy as it is, and then when I see the scale creep u...


StephanieF. posted a comment 1 year, 7 months ago
Congratulations on your date! I remember feeling that way, too,...

StephanieF. posted a discussion topic 1 year, 7 months ago

Today's temptations at work were fudge, key lime pie, Nothing Bundt Cakes mini-bundt cakes, chocolate-peanut candies, and Butterfinger easter eggs. ~sigh 


StephanieF. posted a comment 1 year, 8 months ago
I'm going to try this! STOP 😃👍 Thanks for the good idea!

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StephanieF. posted a discussion topic 1 year, 8 months ago

Hey friends,

I am fighting the battle again, after letting some weight sneak up on me! I am going to be 10 years out in a few months, which I'm in shock over, really. TEN YEARS. Ten years, man. TEN YEARS!!! (remember that scene between Jeremy P


StephanieF. accomplished a goal 4 years, 2 months ago
avoid our family's plague of diabetes and resultant heart attack death.

StephanieF. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
Sooo...anyone else dealing with osteopenia/osteopo - That's right, at 6.5 years out I have early stage osteoporosis. It does run in my family, but I also didn't take my calcium faithfully enough (sometimes I would, then I'd go awh...

StephanieF. posted a comment 4 years, 10 months ago
An important point to remember, as well, is that there are studies...

StephanieF. posted a discussion topic 5 years ago
UPDATE: Help! Severe hair loss six years out! Idea - Hey everyone! I wanted to let you all know what has gone on in my quest to figure out why my hair was falling out by the handsful. Initially I asked my general practitioner ...

StephanieF. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
UPDATE: Help! Severe hair loss six years out! Idea -  Hey freinds, Thanks to all of you who answered my yesterday when I posted about my severe hair loss problem! I just can't get over how this has gone down today. First, I got ...

StephanieF. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
Help! Severe hair loss six years out! Ideas? -  Hey friends, I have  a problem that is just driving me crazy. I am losing my hair, six years after my RNY. I just got my bloodwork done, and was told that my iron and D are "a li...

StephanieF. wrote a blog post 5 years, 6 months ago
Checking in...anyone here tonight? -  Hello, anyone who might be reading this on this quiet Sunday night...or later.  I told you guys about my sis having surgery back in late Januray; she's doing so great, and is a...

StephanieF. uploaded a photo 5 years, 8 months ago

StephanieF. uploaded a photo 5 years, 8 months ago

StephanieF. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
Diarrhea immediately after (or during) meal? -  Hey everyone, My sis had her RNY surgery Monday, and is doing great. Only problem is that when she tries to have her tiny meals (like just now, some soup broth) she immediately h...

StephanieF. wrote a blog post 5 years, 10 months ago
In the hospital... -  I'm in the hospital this week, but not for me. I'm with my sis, who is having RNY gastric bypass, just as I had in 2006! She's doing great, and we'll go home to her house tomorrow...

StephanieF. uploaded a photo 5 years, 11 months ago

StephanieF. wrote a blog post 6 years, 10 months ago
I just had a revelation - You know, it amazes me, really, when I think about being four and a half years post-op from my RNY. I can't believe that much time has passed!   I think I will celebrate on my five...

StephanieF. uploaded a photo 6 years, 11 months ago
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