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You expect to have scars after reconstruction surgery following weight loss. However, there are ways at minimizing the appearance of surgical scars after plastic surgery. Plastic surgeons offer scar treatment that can help. You may find it reassuring to learn more about your options for scar revision and what you can expect following your surgery. ...


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Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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Finally (photo) Friday ya'll!!!!!

Good morning and TGIF ~ I thought this week would never end but here we are - lets do this!! What's happening and what are your weekend plans?? I'm almost done with my work project, just waiting on one more report from IT then a final fine tooth comb review…

Amy Liz
RNY | Nov 21, 2016 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr.

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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Happy Thursday - what's happening?

Good morning ~ Kicking us off this morning! I can see the weekend from here - this has been a LONG, tough week. I was able to get so much done yesterday that I left work feeling pretty good. Now if I can keep that going today, I will have…

Amy Liz
RNY | Nov 21, 2016 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr.

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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Sleep Issues?

Has anyone had any issues with their sleep Post-Op? I am 8 weeks PO. First month I slept great! Since then I sleep for about 4 hours at a time & then am wide awake. I don’t drink anything with caffeine. I don’t turn the lights on when I wake…

LosingItMyWeigh
VSG | May 18, 2022 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr.

Weight Loss Surgery Forums
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Search Topics not working

Hi All, I have enjoyed reading information from many folks, although I would like to search for topics of interest within the forums. I've use the "search this forum" and it returns a page showing failed link. I've tried various topics, also used my cell phone and laptop. Nothing seems…

Cindy W.

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

Good morning everyone and welcome to Wednesday! Great workout yesterday, got a lot accomplished at work so it was a good Tuesday! Busy day ahead for me but I am taking an exercise rest day so I just did a quick morning mobility series this morning to get the blood…

Partlypollyanna
RNY | Feb 14, 2018 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr.

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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What's on your Tuesday plan of attack?

This may or may not have been a documentary of my monday experience. Good morning and welcome to the new day!! I hope your week is going well and you kick Tuesday's butt. I get to workout with my trainer today for the first time in 3 weeks, both looking…

Partlypollyanna
RNY | Feb 14, 2018 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr.

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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Iron Deficiency question......

I am now 16 years out and I am now informed that I need to Iron Infusion (x2). I wonder why after 16 years, my iron levels are low. My annual physical revealed I am anemic. I did my Colonoscopy and an Endoscope to rule out a bleeding ulcer in…

Jeff Waldrop

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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Monday, we meet again! What's your plan for the day?

Heading into Monday with this kind of optimism! I hope everyone had a great weekend! I got some chores done, lots of sleep, and binge watched way too much TV but I finished The Oriviille (excellent); the entire season of The Sandman (excellent, although when I rewatch it, I will…

Partlypollyanna
RNY | Feb 14, 2018 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr.

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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Good Sunday morning, what’s on your menu for today?

Good mornin everyone! Hope you’re having a good weekend. Not a lot planned today. I’ll likely work on more chainmaille. I started a bracelet yesterday and was able to finish it last night. It’s one of my favorite weaves as of late. Making all of these things s been a…

Melody P.

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

Ready to close out this week like a shark-cat, lol. Happy Friday, we made it through to another weekend, yay us! If I can escape the house this weekend, I have a 70s party tomorrow night...if I can't, I have some house cleaning and Netflix just dropped The Sandman so…

Partlypollyanna
RNY | Feb 14, 2018 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr.

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Finally under 500 lbs

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As you might not know I used to weigh 650 lbs And life was Miserable for me I was Bedbound I need a lot of help doing stuff That people take for granted like Grocery shopping Tie me my own shoes, And the most embarrassing thing Not be able to…

Hockeymom87
DS | Mar 17, 2019 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr.

OMG Where Am I

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This morning I had to go to my local grocery store pharmacy to pick up a prescription but I forgot my photo ID card, so I had to sit and wait for my husband. As I'm sitting and waiting I realized "I'm surrounded by food and goodies". Prior to surgery,…

tatsgram923
Revision | Aug 11, 2022 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr. Dr.Paul Cesanik

Six days out and it's getting better.

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OMG, the first few days had me asking myself "what the hell have you done to yourself?'  The incision wounds on my stomach were super sore and tender, the bruises on my arms from various IV'S ...I felt like I had been kicked in the gut by a full grown…

tatsgram923
Revision | Aug 11, 2022 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr. Dr.Paul Cesanik

After Surgery

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My surgery was July 19,2022. Leading up to that day, l had appointments with doctor, psychologist, nutritionist, dietician, fitness and it was worth it. It gave me time to think and ask questions about the sugery. Dr. Baranov goes over everything that's going to happen day of surgery and answes…

cldeily
RNY | Jul 19, 2022 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr.

i ate out today

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Suffering with a uti...shelter kicked us out at 8 am w/ bag lunch (i had ham/swiss) But since my ebt card hasnt arrived yet...a friend walked over 6 miles to bring me 100% cranberry juice (uti thing), hummus, crackers, 2 hard boiled eggs, cottege cheese and at the store bought…

HomelessRNY
RNY | Jan 15, 2002 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr.

I'm on The Otherside Now....Yahoo!

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I'm 48 hours post-op and right now I feel like I've been kicked in the stomach by a giant mule. Now I'm forcing down the many 2 oz cups of water, taking my half protein shake in between and praying this will all be worth it in the end. My…

tatsgram923
Revision | Aug 11, 2022 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr. Dr.Paul Cesanik

looking 4ward to Sunday

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Hannaford donates and last Sunday.... i got more or less, a 140 gm of protien!! Come on Sunday!!!

HomelessRNY
RNY | Jan 15, 2002 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr.

It's Really Reall now.

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Last week , I got a call from my surgeons office asking me would I like to move my Revision surgery up from August 26th to August 11th. Do I have to tell you what I said....LOL So now things are getting to feel real now and I'm getting ready…

tatsgram923
Revision | Aug 11, 2022 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr. Dr.Paul Cesanik


Revision Date Finally!

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Finally, I've got a bypass revision date and it's August 26th of this year. I'm so excited but also nervous, I'm not as young as I was the first time and I'm just hoping things will be alright this time. Why I'm stressing, I'm not sure but I am....afterall this…

tatsgram923
Revision | Aug 11, 2022 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr. Dr.Paul Cesanik

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