I saw that there were a few procedures that dermatologists can use for minor excess skin issues, and I'm wondering if anyone has seen a dermatologist for this? What procedure did you have done? I understand that for major excess skin I'll need to hav
I'm pretty sure that this topic has been covered in the past, but I haven't seen a thread recently. Before WLS, I never really had to feel my feelings. I just ate food instead of actually dealing with things. Now after surgery I'm noticing
So, I have a friend who inspired me to have gastric bypass after she was incredibly successful. For that I am eternally grateful. However, whenever she introduces me to her friends she'll tell them my name and then add "swim_bike_smile had surgery ju
I keep reading in forums about hormones released during weight loss. Does anyone have any research on this? I can't find any information, and I like to read up on things.
On a related note, I've been noticing that my skin looks absolutely ho
I'm looking at this post-op planner feature, and there is no way that I am going to reach the weight it is telling me I should expect to be by month 2. ** I'm not disappointed, or even taking this as a guideline for my own weight loss. However, it g
Is anyone else working on increasing their NEAT (activity besides exercise to increase metabolism) ? I'm learning that I can't just say "well, I worked out today so I'm good" and then just go home and loaf around on the couch. What other non-exercis
I just got my bill/EOB for my RNY surgery, and the surgery/hospital stay cost my insurance provider $47,000+. Holy cow! That was incredibly shocking, considering that I got an estimate for $12,000. Luckily, I am only on the hook for approx $850.00,
So, today I vomited after eating tuna fish. I had about 4 "heaves" (idk what else to call it) and the last one was bright red, approx 1 T. Now, yesterday (24 hours ago) I ate some red sauce. Would it stick around in my pouch that long or should I be
The countdown begins-- my surgery is Monday morning. What are some things you did/purchased before surgery to prepare yourself for coming home from the hospital? Any particular foods or comfort items that you had that were helpful?
So, I really like to do endurance events, and I know that I am going to have to fuel myself differently after surgery. Now, I just pop a GU or shot block and am on my merry way.
How soon after surgery were you able to get back into sports, a