TheHelly wrote a blog post 4 years ago
Nearly a year!! - Well... As of today I'm down to 353.  That's like 30 less then when I started the Atkins Diet before I met Lee.  Of course I didn't have Lymphedema then... but oh well.   ...

TheHelly wrote a blog post 4 years, 6 months ago
4 months post op - Well it's been 4 months and I feel great.  I'm down 86lbs. I'm moving around easier, but still find myself tired. I'm sure that will change once I get active.  Summer is coming ...

TheHelly wrote a blog post 4 years, 11 months ago
One week out!! - Well I had my surgery on December 11, 2012. It couldn't possibly have gone any better than it did.  Dr. Pohl was pleased as well as a bit surprised.  I was surprised too but...

TheHelly wrote a blog post 4 years, 11 months ago
Lyphedema tied to obesity - Here's the link to that article. http://www.medpagetoday.com/Endocrinology/Obesity/32986   I

TheHelly posted a discussion topic 5 years ago
I hope someone sees this! - I have secondary moderate to severe lower lymphedema in both my legs.  Up till now I've been getting cellulitis about twice a year.  This past year not once... Thank God! I'...

TheHelly wrote a blog post 5 years ago
Learned something new today! - There's this other group I belong to.  It's part of Daily Strength but there's a group on Facebook that a bunch of people from the weight loss surgery support group on daily str...

TheHelly added a goal 5 years, 1 month ago
Start living again instead of just exsisting

TheHelly wrote a blog post 5 years, 1 month ago
Must get on track!! -  I'm stumbling.  I'm not backing out at all but I really need to focus on keeping to the shakes during the day and a SMALL meal at night. I'm still eating more than I should at nig...

TheHelly wrote a blog post 5 years, 1 month ago
I got my date!!! - Dr. Pohl's office called me today and told me I have dates scheduled!! My pre-surgical testing date is Nov 27th and my surgery date is Dec 11th. Wow!  It's finally here.  I c...

TheHelly wrote a blog post 5 years, 1 month ago
Starting Again - Not exactly starting again but I always seem to fall back when I see myself make a bit of progress.  Yesterday I weighed in and had documented an 8lb loss since my doctor's appoi...

TheHelly wrote a blog post 5 years, 1 month ago
Stay Calm and Carry On.... - That's a saying from England.  From the war.  I guess it was televised and posted everywhere when Lee was growing up.  Now it's just like a saying from here... like... "Sometimes y...

TheHelly wrote a blog post 5 years, 1 month ago
PS - I forgot to mention an update on Courtney. I mentioned that boy she'd been dating... Turns out he really actually has been abusing her.  He tried killing her a few weeks ago. Long...

TheHelly wrote a blog post 5 years, 1 month ago
10/8/12 - Well... I went to get some more shakes from Dr. Pohl's office a couple of weeks ago.  I weighed in at 490 even.  I guess that must have been close enough because after locating my ...

TheHelly wrote a blog post 5 years, 2 months ago
End of Summer - Today is the 29th of August.  The last time I wrote I was 8lbs away from reaching the 50lb mark my surgeon requires me to reach befrore he will do the surgery. All the pain I wa...

TheHelly wrote a blog post 5 years, 6 months ago
I have a diagnosis! - And it's NOT DIVERTICULITIS!! I finally had my endocosopy and colonoscopy on April 26, 2012 and the doctor called me on Friday and told me I don’t have Diverticuliis.  He ...

TheHelly posted a comment 5 years, 7 months ago
LOVE IT!!!

TheHelly wrote a blog post 5 years, 7 months ago
Update - The last time I wrote I was getting ready to have an endoscopy and colonoscopy done.  I went through the whole pre op stuff... considering other methods it wasn't that bad.  A whol...

TheHelly wrote a blog post 5 years, 10 months ago
Pretesting Day tommorrow - I know this is supposed to be for weighloss surgery, but it's all related isn't it.  I'll have to be put under anesthesia for surgery so at least I'll have some kind of baseline.  ...

TheHelly wrote a blog post 5 years, 10 months ago
I really want it this time - So why do I keep eating stuff I know I'm not supposed to? It may be due to my stomach issues that I'm having right now.  I have a hard time digesting anything that's not like mu...

TheHelly wrote a blog post 5 years, 10 months ago
A year later - It's over a year actually. It seems like I'm always starting over. I had a really hard time losing that 50lbs.  I lost like 6 but then Halloween came, then Thanksgiving, Chri...

TheHelly selected a surgeon: Dieter Pohl, M.D. and left a testimonial. 7 years, 1 month ago
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TheHelly wrote a blog post 7 years, 1 month ago
Had my consult!! - October 18, 2010 I'm going to make this short because I already just wrote a boatload and the stupid thing froze up on me when I tried to insert a smiley!  That's what I get for...

TheHelly wrote a blog post 7 years, 4 months ago
New Beginnings... - Okay... so I'm not going to tell my life story.  It's really not that interesting.  Just the same as most... been heavy my whole life.  For as long as I can remember. I started...
About Me
Pascoag, RI
Location
58.7
BMI
RNY
Surgery
12/11/2012
Surgery Date
Surgeon
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