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Pumpkin Spice Power Bowl

Every fall, I get the urge to use pumpkin in every way I can think of. Typically we only think to use it in baked items, where it has to be cooked, but pure pumpkin does not need to be cooked! Use it in smoothies, parfaits, oats, etc. It is delicious in this Pumpkin Spice ...


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What's on your Thursday Menu?

7 day countdown! Although yesterday felt very very different... I told the principals and the department outside of my team, and got to hear a lot of really kind words. The big boss who had been ignoring me even stopped to congratulate me, finally, and said he got a ton…

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Hi Friends, I am doing a survery to collect information to show my doctor, and possibly to take to the manufacturer of Zoloft, about post-band patients experiencing an unusually intense 'heartburn' type feeling after taking their daily dose of Zoloft (also known as Sertraline). I came across a post on…

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What's on your (PHOTO) Friday Menu?

HAPPY FRIDAYYYYYYYY! 6 more days. I was sooo tired yesterday, so I took a unisom last night and it really helped me sleep through the night. I still tossed and turned, and my kitty was still insistent on getting me up earlier than I was ready, but it definitely helped!…

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What's on your Wednesday Menu?

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607 views · 48 replies

What's on your Thursday Menu?

7 day countdown! Although yesterday felt very very different... I told the principals and the department outside of my team, and got to hear a lot of really kind words. The big boss who had been ignoring me even stopped to congratulate me, finally, and said he got a ton…

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What's on your Tuesday Menu?

Hiya, friends! I did it! I resigned from my job yesterday!!!!!!!!! It was hard and awkward and the chief of my department is now actively not speaking to me, which feels...not great. But I can endure anything for 9 more days, right? Did we talk about the fact that I…

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

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Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
604 views · 48 replies

What's on your Wednesday Menu?

8 days left, friends! I can do this, right? Yesterday was basically the same in terms of my bosses not acknowledging me, etc., but I was able to step out of my body and watch the whole thing without any emotion. It's funny how many people feel like they can…

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Tingling

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Hello, I am just over 1 month post op and just today I am experiencing my limbs getting tingling close to falling asleep. Has anyone experienced this? Worth a doctor call? It's not the position I am in. Hmmm.

AnnaM3286
RNY | Nov 03, 2021 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr.

I'm Lost

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Hello everyone,  I'm new here, and I'm just starting to realize that I am completely lost. Like many people, I have bad insurance, and I've just started to regularly see a PCP for the first time in my adult life. I've been struggling with my weight since I was a…

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Meds

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How long does it take you to get your daily meds down? I'm only 1 mo out but I feel like I had to wait a good chunk of time in-between each med to settle in my stomach. I'm sure this will get better but right now I feel like…

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RNY | Nov 03, 2021 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr.

Newbie in the House.

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Please share some love and insights.   This is revision weight loss surgery journey. I initial had my gastric surgery in 2001..lost over 118lbs. 15 years into it with amazing success, i found out that i can eat a little bit more, and that is where the challenge began..... i…

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My Life at 700 + lbs

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As you may not know I had  weight loss surgery 3 weeks ago , I'm also writing this blog to help other people who are at my weight to tell them never give up. At my highest weight I weigh over 700pounds and my life was Miserable and I was…

MetalHeadCHICK

2021.11.30 - CW 174 (-62#)

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Shingles suck. Now I have a sore throat and fever. Bah-humbug. Survived Thanksgiving.. mom broke her wrist though.. so now I gotta take care of her and L (my live-in special-needs client). Lord, please let December be better. Please  - & wow.. looking at my ticker now, 44 pounds to go…

Cinthya B

MACROS??

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Hey! I am 4 weeks post op. I know everyone's diet instructions are different. However, what does your nutritionists suggest should be your macros per meal? Mine just tells me to focus on protein being 58g-79g/500-800cal/64oz fluid(per day) and make sure sugar is under 5g per meal. Everyone talks about…

AnnaM3286
RNY | Nov 03, 2021 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr.

Regain......

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Happy Thanksgiving everyone, I am grateful to be alive. Has anyone experienced regain, and if so, is there any support on this website pertaining to that? Have a safe, and blessed Thanksgiving. Mommoo

MOMMOO3
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Achieved lowest adult weight in memory

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Hi Obesity Help friends.  Sept 14th was a date that changed my life.  2 weeks prior, I started my preop 1,000 calorie a day diet, so, Sept 1st, and on November 21st, about 80 days out, I hit one of my big goals - 217 pounds, with a starting weight…

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2021.11.23 - CW 176 (-60#)

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Holy cow.. 60# gone. I wish I felt better about it.  I developed shingles (and I'm only in my 40s)! My doc says I probably won't develop the eruptions because I am too anemic. Yay anemia? I am so confused. Blah. He started me on iron infusion and vitamins. That's…

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