TracyK posted a discussion topic 11 months ago

I have been scrolling and searching this forum regarding the change in smell and taste after surgery and I am completely amazed at how much it changes. I am currently 12 weeks post op and have never been a sweets person but now more than ever could no

TracyK posted a comment 1 year, 1 month ago
This could have been written from by keyboard. I was banded in...

TracyK wrote Post op (again) 1 year, 1 month ago

Well surgery is done and without complications.  (Thank you Jesus).  I am now 5 days post op and down 13 pounds.  Since I a...

TracyK posted a discussion topic 1 year, 1 month ago

I am really confused on why I am going through these mental barricades. I had the Lap Band in 2004 and it was great until it wasn't in 2015. I had lost 80+ pounds and was loving life. Adventurous, happy, energetic and all the other great adjectives.

TracyK wrote Date Set 1 year, 2 months ago

Talked to the doctor and we scheduled the surgery for the 4th of April.  I will be off the rest of that week, we have spring break the next week and I should be back (God Willing) on the 18th.  I a...

TracyK wrote Finally! 1 year, 3 months ago

I can't believe I finally got the approval.  Well sort of.  They are going to do a similar-to-GB on my sto...

Kathy S. wrote 1 year, 5 months ago
Hello Tracy, Congratulations on your surgery. When you feel up to it gives an update on how things are going! We look forward to your updates!

TracyK wrote Update 1 year, 9 months ago

Feeling messed up in the head.  Tricare denied my request for a revision since I am not fat enough.  (My words, not theirs).  Since I am at 35 BMI my Dr. wanted to see if I had any co-morbidities. ...

TracyK wrote Revision Scheduled 2 years, 4 months ago

Spoke with the doctor and the revision is scheduled for 16 Feb.  I am scared, excited, nervous, and anxious all at once.  I am feeling the effects of why I needed the surgery in the first place.  M...

TracyK posted a discussion topic 2 years, 5 months ago

I was banded in 2005 and was a extremely happy customer for over 10 years.  Then out of the blue my band decided to not play along anymore.  I was gaining weight and getting frustrated.  I found out it needed replacement parts since the tubing disconne

TracyK posted a discussion topic 3 years, 11 months ago
Learned something new - I am 1 month post op from my thigh lift and 6 months from my TT. My doctors all told me to stay away from aspirin and other herbal substances because of the thinning of the blood. ...

TracyK wrote a blog post 4 years ago
Post Op Thigh Lift and Butt Augmentation - As of today, I am 8 days post op and my body is coming to grips with the hardships I have tortured it with.  I had researched this procedure via OH, YouTube, and surgical consultat...

TracyK posted a discussion topic 4 years ago
Tomorrow! - The time is finally here.  I am 4 1/2 months out from my TT (which I love) and tomorrow go in for my thigh lift and butt augmentation.  I am so excited and nervous as well.  I have...

TracyK posted a discussion topic 4 years, 3 months ago
TT done now on to Thighs - I am 5 1/2 weeks post op from my TT and going to the PS for my legs next.  My appointment to get drawn on is on Feb 13 with the surgery to be scheduled for March.  I am not exci...

TracyK wrote a blog post 4 years, 5 months ago
Post Op (TT) - As of today I am 6 days post op from my Tummy Tuck!  I am still sore and not able to move very fast.  But I am excited to see what the results are going to be.  I am keeping pos...

TracyK accomplished a goal 4 years, 5 months ago
Have a tummy tuck

TracyK posted a discussion topic 4 years, 5 months ago
Emotional Roller Coaster - I go in for my TT on Wednesday and I am excited 1 minute and scared the next.  The thing is, I trust the doctor and I have wanted this since the c-section birth of my daughter i...

TracyK posted a discussion topic 4 years, 5 months ago
Band-Aversary - Just a quick message to rave about this journey.  This month marks my 9th anniversary since I was banded.  Since 2004, I have lost 85 pounds and have kept it off for 7 years.  I...

TracyK posted a discussion topic 4 years, 6 months ago
Scheduled TT in Dec - Just wanted to chime in the groups conversations and say that I have officially been scheduled for a full TT with muscle tightening on Dec 18th.  I will be spending just one nig...

TracyK uploaded a photo 4 years, 7 months ago

TracyK wrote a blog post 4 years, 7 months ago
I DID IT! - I completed my first EVER official run.  It was the 16k (10 mile) Paris-Versailles La Grande Classique race.  I completed it in 1:55:18!  I am so proud of myself!  

TracyK posted a discussion topic 4 years, 8 months ago
Tummy Tuck Scheduled - I am 9 years post op from the Lap Band.  I have lost a total of 85 pounds, kept it off for over 5 years, and am extremely happy with the results this band has given me.  Now I a...

TracyK wrote a blog post 4 years, 8 months ago
Dr. Appointment - My husband has surprised me with an appointment to see a plastic surgeon.  I am scared, happy, nervous, and excited.  We will see what the plan is.  I am looking for the tummy t...

TracyK accomplished a goal 4 years, 8 months ago
Finish my Bachelors degree

TracyK wrote a blog post 4 years, 10 months ago
July 2013 Update - Well I hit the big 40 without any problems.  I am loving life more and more.  I have been able to keep up with the kids and do more adventurous things with them like parasailing...
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Before revision in April 2017
9 Dec 2005 / (almost) 1 Year Post-Op

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