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Saying "No" After Weight Loss: Congratulations, you have grabbed the brass ring of weight loss! You are either within a few pounds of your goal weight, in the process of losing weight, or are steadily holding on after achieving your goal. Either way, let's start with a big round of applause and pat yourself on ...


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Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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What’s on your Tuesday menu?

Good morning everyone. Hope that you’re all well! Yesterday was a most troubling day for me. Just felt unnerved and uneasy. Still feeling a bit that way. I’m not sleeping very well and my pain levels have been very high. I know...broken record. Had myself a good cry last night.…

Melody P.

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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Feeling overwhelmed....

Hello! I'm new here. I'm a 42 year old female. I had my RNY on February 1st. I'm not sure if what I'm feeling is regret or what? I'm starting to freak out a little. Please be kind when responding and don't judge. First let me say, I'm committed to…

Ferf45
RNY | Feb 01, 2021 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr.

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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Menu starters

just so we don't get into this "issue" of who's going to post -and everyone afraid to post in case someone else does at the same time, do you guys want to split this up and have a poster and backup poster for each day? I'd be willing to take…

catwoman7

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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Having Surgery Tuesday and Having Major Anxiety

Hi, I am having RNY surgery on Tues Feb 23. I am so nervous and having a lot of anxiety about the unknown, I have never had surgery before. I am nervous of the liquid diet and how is it going to make me feel emotional. Allot to process.

karritoscano
RNY | Feb 23, 2021 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr.

Ontario Forum
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Panniculectomy Approval/Questions about Abdominalplasty

Hello everyone! I am posting in multiple forums. It has been sometime since I posted on this website. Busy with life & then COVID. I had Gastric Bypass Roux-En-Y in January 2017. I have lost 130 pounds and have maintained the weight loss for the last 3 1/2 years. I…

Mahalo F.

Weight Loss Surgery Forums
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Always running away from the camera!

Even though I have lost a lot of weight, I find myself still hiding in a corner when someone tries to take my picture. My friends and family have come to deal with my insecurities and mostly respect my wishes to not be photographed so the photos of me are…

Tidgel
RNY | Apr 15, 2019 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr.

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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rouz n y revision

i was wondering for those senior like me or older if anyone has had a revision on their gastric bypass surgery? i know my metabolism has stall big time and was wanting to follow up with a dr in reards t this

yogibear

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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Plastic Surgery Question

Hello everyone! I am posting in multiple forums. It has been sometime since I posted on this website. Busy with life & then COVID. I had Gastric Bypass Roux-En-Y in January 2017. I have lost 130 pounds and have maintained the weight loss for the last 3 1/2 years. I…

Mahalo F.

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

Mornin' All! it snowed last night. Again. So I'm looking out my window at the winter wonderland. Temps are supposed to head up this week (YAY!), so hopefully some of this snow will disappear. I'm so ready for spring! Moreso than usual because I'm hating being trapped in my house…

catwoman7

Weight Loss Surgery Forums
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Why Americans Are So Overweight

I was reading this list of world cities/countries that have the most/least, etc. of different aspects. Sadly, the only place the U.S. (or any U.S. city) held on the list was "most food consumed" of all nations. Check out this factoid (which is actually 2-3 years old): * * *…

Batwingsman

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Pre-Op Diet: Day 4

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This pre-op diet is not so bad this time around. Before (with a previous surgeon), I was only allowed sugar-free items & no milk with my protein powder; just water. This time (different surgeon), I'm allowed all non-starchy vegetables in addition to all of the sugar-free items & it's definitely…

Serenity725
Revision | Mar 08, 2021 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr.

Transfer Addiction (written with approval from my husband)

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I know I don't write as often as I should. Usually I write when I have something on my mind. This topic has been on my mind for awhile now. For about a week I have toy'd with the idea of writeing this blog. And even had a rough draft…

Tabitha72
RNY | Dec 20, 2017 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr. Dr. James Ryan

Good chocolate protein for coffee

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I am looking for a yummy lactose free protein powder that will mix into my coffee without clumping. Anyone have good suggestion?

thinthing

Pre-Op Diet: Day 1

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Today I started my pre-op diet to prepare for my revision surgery. So far, so good; I'm excited & nervous. It's not like I haven't done this before but the nerves are still there. My emotions are all over the place though; I have a son who was born with…

Serenity725
Revision | Mar 08, 2021 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr.

Today is Monday, February 22, 2021

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I have completed everything that needs completing, and have been waiting and waiting to hear news of when the hospital has scheduled my surgery. Today I decided enough waiting, and called to inquire about whether or not they have even received the clearance form from my doctor, because I have…

ShaaronGHanna

2 revisions?

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Hi. 13 years ago I had lap band. Lost 100 lbs then disaster struck.... had to have emergency surgery to remove. 6 months later had VSG.  (Sure wish I would have done this in the first place, but it was still experimental at that point). Doc said she wasn't able…

3xacharm

Introduction

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I am a 52 yr old female . I live in Maryland . I decided to start the process of bariactic surgery . I have had my nutrition meetings & psych evaluation . Now just waiting for insurance to approve or disapprove the surgery . I have been overweight most…

Pita1968

HELP - Revision on Gastric Bypass

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I had surgery in 2001 and lost over 100+pounds.  I have kept it off for over 19 years and last year I started gaining weight.  Does anyone know if Anthem insurance will approve a revision and if so which revision will they do? Is it hard to get approval through them,…

honeybun58

Gastric sleeve vs Gastric bypass

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Hello,  I am just wondering if you all can help me decide which is best.  I was looking into the sleeve,  but the Dr i spoke with said the bypass was best because I have back problems and can't do alot of exercises. But I spoke with another Dr and…

ColleenSims

Update

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I am two years and ten months post op and doing good.  There was a few times I had some problems,   but I had a great Dr. And he pulled me thru this.  This is the best decision I have made.  I am much healthier and happier.  I am active…

DarkAingeal68

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