tammym wrote 9/7/17 2 months, 2 weeks ago

Finally starting to get fit again after an extended illness. My iron level went down to a very dangerous level of 2. It should be over 100. I couldn't fight off any bacterial virus' so I was consta...


tammym posted a comment 6 months ago
I'm about 4'9 ish and very small boned. My wrists are 5" around.

tammym posted a comment 6 months ago
I am very short and small boned. My BMI is in the healthy range for...

tammym wrote update 5.22.17 6 months ago

It's been a while.

I drink 16-20oz of water every morning before I get out of bed.

I get on the scale every single day, first thing in the morning, before I get dressed or eat.


tammym posted a discussion topic 6 months ago

25lbs below goal

BMI 18.7 NORMAL!!!!!

Size 0

Never in a million years would have believed it.

I wish I could afford plastics!!


tammym posted a discussion topic 2 years, 7 months ago

I know there is a support group in Portland, but I can't find the schedule. It used to meet monthly at Good Sam. I'd like to go. I am 3 years out from RNY, 15lbs under goal. Does anyone know the date, time, address, and where I can find the schedule on


tammym wrote a blog post 2 years, 8 months ago
update - 3/21/2015 Happy Spring! I finished the marathon in 2013 dead last and still proud! I was very ill afterwards. It took me over a year to recover. I'm still not exercising but stay...

tammym posted a comment 4 years, 2 months ago
It's extremely disheartening to hear that if someone doesn't have...

tammym posted a discussion topic 4 years, 2 months ago
Revised and terrified! - I'm 19 months out, definitely past the honeymoon period.  I can eat large meals again, just started re-gaining, and I am terrified! I DON'T want to go back. But I already failed...

tammym wrote a blog post 4 years, 2 months ago
The honeymoon is over... - The honeymoon is definitely over, my appetite has returned, and I'm able to eat large meals again. I can eat whatever I want for the most part, but I still get dumping or hypogl...

tammym wrote a blog post 4 years, 6 months ago
Gained a little, but still ok - I have gained a little bit, BMI is now 22.4. I am running 20 miles per week and wear a size 2-4. My A1C has gone up a little, which is disappointing, but 6.1 is not bad at a...

tammym posted a discussion topic 4 years, 6 months ago
Night sweats? - I'm 46 and had RNY in 1/16/2012. I'm @ goal, BMI 22.4. I fight hard not to re-gain but it's a daily struggle. My insomnia and diabetes have both gotten worse, and for the pa...

tammym posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
Running a marathon after WLS - I had VBG in 2001, failed to lose much weight, and had a revision to RNY a year ago. I lost the weight this time, but I'm afraid of gaining it back. I signed up for a marathon n...

tammym wrote a blog post 4 years, 11 months ago
Disbelief - I'm size 0-2 now. Smaller than I have ever been in my adult life. My BMI is 21.7. Picking out clothes is fun, but losing 100lbs in 10 months caused so much loose skin that I hav...

tammym posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
BMI = 24.5 -  For the first time in 25 years, my BMI has edged into the "normal" range.  :-)   I'm still about 30% over the ideal weight for my height and bone structure, but seeing  "NORMAL...

tammym wrote a blog post 5 years, 4 months ago
surprising results... - I'm a size 6-8 now.  The weight loss is very slow but thats OK, I never expected to lose even this much.  I'm down 75lbs now.   I had a long plateau but I started exercising and...

tammym wrote a blog post 5 years, 8 months ago
Hungry and still losing - I'm down to a size 12-14.  I've given away all my 18-20s.  I'm hungry quite often and eat 4 or 5 times a day.  I think I am eating 800-1000 calories a day.  I'm so surprised that I...

tammym wrote a blog post 5 years, 9 months ago
Back to "normal" food. Still losing weight. - I'm feeling pretty good now.   Still haven't lost much around the hips/waist area, but the top is way smaller. I'm eating 400-600 calories per day.  I had my post surgical follow u...

tammym wrote a blog post 5 years, 9 months ago
BMI 34 - My BMI is 34.  I've lost about 10 pounds.  I have been too tired and weak to exercise enough.  I'm getting off the pain meds (lortab) but having trouble sleeping and still having a...

tammym wrote a blog post 5 years, 9 months ago
two weeks post - I'm dizzy, very tired, cold, and weak. I have not lost any weight yet. My pants are still way tighter than they were before surgery, but my belly isn't quite as sore.  I'm averagin...

tammym wrote a blog post 5 years, 10 months ago
one week post op - Doing ok. I don't know if I've lost any weight but I'm still pretty swollen so the pajama pants that were loose on me before surgery are now too tight.  There were a few compli...

tammym posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
This time next week I'll be on the other side! -  My surgery is next Monday! I am so nervous!  I wasn't able to get much info from OWLS about what to do on Surgery day.   I've stopped taking advil.  Can I still drink coffee.  ...

tammym wrote a blog post 5 years, 10 months ago
One more week! I'm so nervous... - At my last pre-op consult they said if my A1C is not down to 7.5 I will need to go on the 12 week fast again before they can reschedule.  I went for labs and my A1C was 7.6.  I was...

tammym posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
Surgery cancelled. -   I received a call from Dr. Pattersons office today.  Dr. Patterson is no longer available to do my surgery on they date they assigned me.  Since I work full time and spent ...

tammym wrote a blog post 6 years ago
Surgery cancelled. :( - I received a call from Dr. Pattersons office today.  Dr. Patterson is no longer available to do my surgery on they date they assigned me.  Since I work full time and spent months a...
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