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The ObesityHelp Team wants to thank all of the OH members, our social media community, and the bariatric community. Sharing your friendships, inspirations, and your journey is important to us. Happy Thanksgiving! Happy Thanksgiving From the ObesityHelp Team! We appreciate being part of your bariatric surgery journey! We wish you a Happy and Healthy Thanksgiving! ...


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Weight Loss Surgery Forums
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Vitamin D - Dry or Oil base - Help again please.

Once again please, I am struggling with very low vitamin D levels and the neurological & physical symptoms are taking a lot out of me, I have posted before that Vitamin D gives me lots of anxiety and I have tried numerous ways to supplement without luck, but my question…

sunshinespring
RNY | Mar 08, 2008 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr. Stanley Rogers (DUPLICATE)

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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What's on your Wednesday Menu?

Happy Thanksgiving Eve! Hope you all are gearing up for a nice holiday, even if it will be very different from other years. I’m not happy about missing out on being with family but I just keep reminding myself how grateful I am that I am not going through this…

JuniperBerry

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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Gastroparesis years after RNY

I had RNY about 11 years ago and lost 160 pounds with no complications. After a couple of years, I went through 5 pregnancies. Two full-term and three missed miscarriages that resulted in D&C’s. Eventually, even with watching my diet and portions, I gained pretty much all of my weight…

onetyger

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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What's on your (PHOTO) Friday Menu?

^^Ah, that's the problem...now that I never leave home, I am always my true self! ^^ It’s Fridaaaay! I am so happy to see the weekend so close! It took a lot more than I thought to get all the way caught up from my time off, after all. I…

JuniperBerry

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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OT - applying for a mortgage loan modification...

I am posting a lot today. Yikes!   So I submitted an application to my mortgage company for a loan modification. Long story short: 2 years ago I was in deep debt. I took out a home loan at a higher interest rate to cash out a good deal of…

Cleopatra_Nik
RNY | Jan 08, 2008 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr. Kuldeep Singh

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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Pandemic Nightmare

You have all heard about someone dreaming that they are naked in public. Last night I had a dream that I lost my mask and was out in public with my face uncovered. I kept asking people if they had an extra mask and was so embarrassed to be walking…

White Dove

Weight Loss Surgery Forums
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Microblading

Every year my eyebrows get thinner and paler. Everyday I spend time penciling them in. Today I had them microbladed. I am so happy with the results.

White Dove

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
402 views · 27 replies

What's on your Tuesday Menu?

Well Hello Tuesday, we meet again! What a weird week... These short ones really throw me off! I assume they will let us off early on Wednesday, but they always make it a surprise mid-day announcement, so TBD how long the long weekend will actually be. I have a ton…

JuniperBerry

Weight Loss Surgery Forums
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Thanksgiving-Gathering with family or not?

Well this Thanksgiving is going to be one celebrated with just my father and I. It saddens me because he is very sick and his own family can't come spend the holidays with him. We always have had family over and a turkey and ham with all the fixings. So…

TJFox

Weight Loss Surgery Forums
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When did everyone stop feeling so tired?

I am about 7 weeks out and still feel really sluggish. When did everyone feel like they started feeling normal?

EllyFunt
RNY | Aug 21, 2020 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr.

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Revision questions

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I had my follow up appointment today from my gastro dr. The area that attaches to the intestines has been stretched.My pouch has not stretched though. They want me to do 3 months with nutrition and see where that puts me as far as weight loss. I guess my question…

nccarolinagirl

Surgery Day

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I'm not sure how many others have had second and third thoughts the day of surgery.. I am offically one of them today. I have never been put under anesthesia, I have an AMAZING bariatric team that has been there for me non stop BUT i am still scared. I…

stormiedawn
VSG | Nov 23, 2020 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr.

November 19, 2020

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Today was not as hard as I thought it would be to get back on track with the food.  I had to keep myself thinking all day about it but I got through. My husband has been on vacation since Nov.12.  He has done a couple of things around the…

ritamita2758
VSG | Nov 23, 2020 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr.

November 18, 2020

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I blew it today!  I knew it was going to happen I just did not expect it today.  I had a dental appointment this a.m. then went for a pedicure and a manicure.   Something I have been rewarding myself with instead of food.  I between I got a call from…

ritamita2758
VSG | Nov 23, 2020 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr.

November 17, 2020

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My first big fear is exercise!  I was great in the past exercising but in the last 8 to 10 years I have become a slug.  Back problems. Bad knees and a pinched sciatic nerve has put me on the bench from actively working out.  I know there are simpler…

ritamita2758
VSG | Nov 23, 2020 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr.

November 16, 2020

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If this Covid isn't enough, my job just cut me from 40 hours a week to 8 hours.  I won't be upset about it i just have to chalk it up to one of those things that happens.  They are letting me work just enough to maintain my health insurance. …

ritamita2758
VSG | Nov 23, 2020 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr.

November 15,2020

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As I take this journey to a new me, I have had to fight some obstacles along the way.  The biggest one is my husband, he likes to be called Gio, even I to call him Gio. (GeeOh).   Gio tells me he is on my side when it comes to…

ritamita2758
VSG | Nov 23, 2020 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr.

November 14, 2020

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On Monday, Nov. 9th I got a call from the hospital, it was my nurse from the bariatric center.  She told me because of COVID19.my surgery was going to be cancelled and they did not know when it would be rescheduled.  My heart dropped right out of my asshole (…

ritamita2758
VSG | Nov 23, 2020 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr.

My name is Barbara

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My name is Barbara.  I grew up as a very overweight kid and ended up as a very overweight adult.  I thought I was normal!  It wasn't until I went to a baby shower for my neice and saw the posted picture of myself did I really realize that not…

ritamita2758
VSG | Nov 23, 2020 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr.

Surgery is approved!

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Well Aetna approved my surgery after jumping through hoops for three months.  I am scheduled for Dec 8 and I am nervous and excited at the same time.  I am so looking forward to sleeping better (sleep apnea is the biggest reason for the surgery) and looking and feeling better! …

nancyellenp
VSG | Dec 08, 2020 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr.

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Dr. Dmitri Baranov

Bariatric Surgeon

I have been struggling with morbid obesity for years. A close friend had had the gastric sleeve procedure. She could not say enough about Dr. Baranov, his staff , and how the surgery had changed her life. I finally reached out for help and attended one of Dr. Baranov's seminars.…


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Dr. Dmitri Baranov

Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Dmitri Baranov of the Saratoga Bariatric Surgery Program conducted my Roux en Y on 11/17. I have been a Type II diabetic for over a decade and struggled with weight all of my life. I wish I had pursued this surgery long ago. I struggled with managing my diabetes…

- Leight

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Dr. Guillermo Alvarez

Bariatric Surgeon

I am writing this review to encourage anyone considering bariatric surgery to trust Dr. Alvarez and his team at the Endobariatric Hospital. I am beyond grateful for the quality of life Dr. A and his team have given back to me. I had my surgery on August 3, 2020 amidst…

- Cash08

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Dr. Dmitri Baranov

Bariatric Surgeon

I have been struggling with morbid obesity for years, and finally reached out to my primary doctor for help. He emphatically recommended Dr. Baranov. I’m so glad that he did! I had my VSG surgery on 11/11/20’ and everything went perfectly. Dr. Baranov took amazing care of me, and his…

- Mbou

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Dr. Garth Davis

Bariatric Surgeon

Great care and great program. Education and support are top notch. Highly recommend.


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