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Insalata Caprese Chicken Recipe: It’s been a little while since I posted a recipe for solo dining, mainly because during lock-down, I have been cooking for quite a few and have eaten few meals cooked from scratch for myself. Now with some folks going back to work and getting out and about a little more ...


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

Hey Everyone! I am going for a "Flashback" Photo Friday today 🙂 First up, Grim looking extra sexy, 3 years ago in Rhode Island! Then (same trip) a pic of me, Maryann, and Cynthia enjoying the water! Yesterday was a good day in the office. I got a lot done…

JuniperBerry

Weight Loss Surgery Forums
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Feeling Defeated and Not Motivated

I am in an all time funk. I am feeling so defeated with my health and life and cannot find the motivation to even help myself. Have you felt this way? How did you get through it? I just spent two days in bed and I have never been through…

MKMGirl

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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Pregnancy post RNY

I got pregnant with twins about a half year ago . I was overjoyed. My doctor said stay in an easy chair like a teddy bear don’t move - you’re a relatively old mother and it’s a high risk pregnancy . so I ate . I ate everything I wanted…

Veggiewoman
RNY | Jan 01, 2014 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr.

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

It's Grim's Birthdayyyyyy! My present to him is that I am going to the office all day so he has a nice quiet day to himself! Haha, ok not really... but sadly I do need to go in today. I will rush back home as soon as I can and…

JuniperBerry

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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What causes a carb coma?

I don't eat generally eat empty carbs, but I had a handful and half of pretzels at work last night and about 20 minutes after eating them, I was literally nodding off. I'm assuming this is what is referred to as the carb coma. What causes that???

Brandi M.
RNY | Sep 01, 2009 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr. Kuldeep Singh

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

^^100% me today. That goodness for Grim who is my "keeper"!^^ Happy Hump Day, Gang! Uh-oh...I went to bed feeling under the weather and hoped I would sleep it off but I am not much better this morning. I have a headache centered squarely in my left eye, and a…

JuniperBerry

Weight Loss Surgery Forums
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feeding tube 18 years post op

I had open RNY in 2003 and have had 11 open abdominal surgeries since due to problems with adhesions. I have been off work since January and on liquid diet since March 5th due to pain when eating. I saw surgeon today and he is putting NJ tube in Monday…

Katherine B.

Black American Forum
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Dental Problems

Greetings! Was wondering if after WLS has anyone experienced any dental issues? Read that some people start to loose teeth and have all kinds of dental issues. Just wanted to know before contemplating VSG. Thanks!

Vonni

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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Food Coma?

Does anyone else have this problem? Any time I eat anything I end up so tired I feel like I'm going to pass out. I'm about five months out if that matters. Had some chicken + rice for lunch and am about to snooze on my desk.  Did NOT eat a…

MemphisRain

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

Helloooooooo everyone! What's happening? Wel,l in positive news, I can honestly say I am never ever bored at work, lol. The last week has been downright nutty! I would love a quiet day today but I don't think it's in the cards. We are heading into our 4th day straight…

JuniperBerry

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Smoking

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Can't stop smoking ! Will any Dr do the surgery anyway ?

Shannon1322

Ups and downs

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Man, time flies! Its been a long time since i posted! Since my last post, ive had a tummy tuck and even gained weight (up to 210) I had gotten in a habit of "grazing" and was eating sweets, BUT ive stopped and im down 25 pounds. When the docs…

RNlvnCARSON

Hi! Looking for information ONTARIO

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Hello,  thank you for taking the time to stop by and reading my post! I applied in March in Ontario for the surgical Program! I haven't had much information or luck on finding information on what the process actually is from start to finish! Looking for anyone's experience with weight loss…

Lynn78

Insecurity

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I said that quietly not responding just listening to the group of people around me. I have an opportunity to go to a social event in which mingling would be beneficial for my job. Unfortunately my insecurity set in. what if I say the wrong thing? What if I do…

deenewme

Things I can do now, Before my weight loss surgery

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When I weight 650, there were many things I miss out on from being bed bound,and super obses there a lot of things i couldn't do like walk without someone help me, take shower in bathroom, cook and clean, most important thing I couldn't be mother to my boys.Now i…

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

Letter to my Mom

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Dear mom, I want to thank you for everything you done for me from give me life, be there for my school event, took care of me when I was sick, taught me how to be mother to my wonderful boys, and just having my back.  When i was at…

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

How you deal with excess skin

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I need your help, 2 year ago, i had life saving gastric bypass surgery at that time I weight 650 lbs, and lost about 200 lbs, i weigh now 450 lbs but my body is covered with excess skin, So my question is how you deal with your excess skin,…

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

Letter to my sons

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Dear Sons, When you came to this world you brought love to my heart like nobody else did from yours first words till your first steps, i was always there be and your number 1# fan. So im writing this letter to thank you guys and apologize for helping me…

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

You miss 100% of the shots you don't take. Wayne Gretzky

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If i didnt take my shoot at weight loss surgery i would not been live today. At my highest weigh of 650 lbs life was hard to live, i just lay in bed as world pass by me. I thank god everyday to help with my weight loss journey with…

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

Under 50 BMI

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I now weigh just above 420 Pounds, My weight loss has been going rapid and my bmi is now 49.4. I can walk almost fine now. My loose skin has been really getting me though. If I get under 400 I'll have an operation to get it removed, so that's…

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Kyle Rose was so Professional during my session with him. He describes everything you need to know about the nutritions you need before and after surgery so clearly that a 5 year old could understand. After talking with Kyle I know I’m going to have a successful surgery along with…


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